Top Romantic Date Ideas in the Smokies

Embark on a romantic adventure in the heart of the Smokies, where the enchanting landscapes of Gatlinburg, Tennessee, beckon lovers from all corners of the world. Whether you’re celebrating an anniversary, kindling a new flame, or simply seeking a memorable escape with your significant other, Gatlinburg offers a plethora of date spots that promise both romance and adventure. And for those looking to complete their visit with a stay that epitomizes comfort and convenience, look no further than Black Bear Inn & Suites.

Romantic Dinner in the Smokies

For a romantic dinner, the Peddler Steakhouse offers a cozy, intimate setting with personalized meal options and views of the Little Pigeon River that set the stage for a perfect evening. Alternatively, The Greenbrier Restaurant, nestled in a historic log cabin, presents a menu rich in Appalachian flavors, providing a dining experience that is both unique and deeply rooted in the local culture. Both establishments not only offer exquisite meals but also an atmosphere that sparks romance.

Picnic in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Nothing says romance like a picnic in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Surrounded by the majesty of nature, couples can find numerous secluded spots to enjoy a quiet meal together. The breathtaking landscapes serve as a backdrop for an afternoon spent in each other’s company, away from the hustle and bustle of daily life.

gatlinburg skyliftSee the Vistas of Gatlinburg from a Sky Lift

Elevate your date to new heights with Gatlinburg SkyPark’s Sky Lift and Sky Bridge, where you can witness the spectacular vistas of Gatlinburg and the surrounding Smoky Mountains. Holding hands while walking across the SkyBridge or sharing a moment of awe on the Sky Lift can turn an ordinary date into an unforgettable adventure.

Sharks at Ripley's AquariumStroll to an Underwater Wonderland

Delve into an underwater wonderland at Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies. Stroll hand in hand through the aquarium’s galleries, where you can come face-to-face with sharks, marvel at the graceful movements of penguins, and experience the tranquility of marine life. This immersive experience offers a unique way to spend time together.

Helicopter Tours

For the ultimate view of the Smokies, a helicopter tour offers an unparalleled perspective. Soar above the clouds and take in the vastness of the landscape, a reminder of the grandeur of nature and the special moments shared between two people.

Zip Lining

Add a dash of adrenaline to your date with a zip-lining adventure. Gliding through the air, you’ll have magnificent views of the mountains and forests, a thrilling experience that will bring you closer together.

Go to the Mountain Tops

Anakeesta offers a magical mountain top escape where you can explore treetop walkways and enjoy panoramic views of the Smoky Mountains. This destination provides a blend of adventure and relaxation, perfect for couples looking to experience the beauty of Gatlinburg from above.

Moonshine & Wine Tasting

Embark on a journey through Gatlinburg’s renowned wineries and distilleries. Sample some of the finest moonshine and wines the region has to offer, a delightful experience that will tantalize your taste buds and create lasting memories.

After a day filled with adventure and romance, retreat to the comfort and luxury of Black Bear Inn & Suites. Conveniently located in the heart of Gatlinburg, our suites offer the perfect blend of amenities and services, ensuring your stay is as unforgettable as your adventures. From our indoor pool and complimentary breakfast to the breathtaking views from every room, Black Bear Inn & Suites is your gateway to the perfect romantic getaway in the Smokies.

A Romantic Stay at Black bear

Discover the charm and beauty of Gatlinburg with a stay at Black Bear Inn & Suites, a downtown Gatlinburg hotel, where every moment becomes a cherished memory. Book your stay today and experience the best of the Smokies, from exhilarating adventures to serene moments of connection with your loved one.