Thinking of spending Valentine's Day in Pigeon Forge?
That's a terrific idea! Every year, thousands of couples visit the Great Smoky Mountains for honeymoons, anniversary trips, romantic weekends away, and weddings.
With plenty of fun attractions, affordable lodging, and the wonders of the national park, it's easy to see why so many of us come the Smoky Mountains for a romantic trip.
To help you ramp up the passion on your trip, we've made this guide for celebrating Valentines Day in Pigeon Forge. You won't miss out on romance with these top activities to enjoy on February 14th!
1. Experience A Couples Massage
Trying something new might just be just what you need for this Valentine's Day!
Even if you've never had a personal massage before, there are few things that can help you truly unwind so you can fully enjoy your stay.
These professional massage therapists in Pigeon Forge are highly reviewed and can help you truly unwind during your romantic getaway. You can even request an in-cabin massage so you won't even have to leave the comfort of your rental to be truly relaxed.
- Riverstone Resort & Spa
- Smoky Mountain Massage Therapy
You'll want to make your reservations well in advance, since these professionals will be in high demand this time of year!
2. Enjoy A Romantic Dinner
No romantic getaway is complete without a delicious dinner for two! For your Valentine's Day trip to Pigeon Forge, be sure to make reservations at a fine dining restaurant in the Smokies. Several of these restaurants are likely to have Valentine's Day menus or specials to enjoy:
- The Melting Pot
- Bistro 109
- Bullfish Grill
- Johnny Carin's
- The Apple Barn Restaurant
If you're proud of your cooking abilities, you could also rent a cabin with a full kitchen to prepare a romantic candle-lit dinner in privacy. Not only will you impress someone special, but you also won't have to leave the comfort of your rental. After dinner, you could enjoy a soak in the hot tub or just curl up by the fireside.
3. Take A Wine Tour in Pigeon Forge
What's a romantic evening without the perfect bottle of wine to enjoy with your sweetheart?
You can always find some unique local wines at Pigeon Forge's own wineries. While at the winery, you can learn about the winemaking process and enjoy some free samples to find the perfect bottle to enjoy. Stop by these local wineries in Pigeon Forge for your own custom wine tour of the Smoky Mountains!
- Mountain Valley Winery
- The Apple Barn Winery
- The Hillside Winery
4. Visit the Titanic Museum
Take a step back into the past and begin your journey on the Titanic! Jack and Rose may have had their own timeless love story, but you can always tap into the passion and elegance embodied by the Titanic Museum. During February, its "Sweetheart Month at the Titanic," a time of year when the museum allows visitors to schedule surprise engagements or vow renewals with the help of the Titanic's crew.
Whether you'd like to renew your vows or pop the big question on the Grand Staircase or just connect over the powerful story of the Titanic, you're bound to have a moving experience at this top-notch museum.
5. See The Lights of Winterfest
Pigeon Forge's beautiful Winterfest Lights are up until February 28th, so Valentine's Day is a great time to see dazzling light displays all along the main parkway in Pigeon Forge. This yearly spectacle features over 5 million lights with many elaborate displays located throughout the city.
Whether you want to enjoy a fun driving tour of the winter lights or just experience a peaceful stroll through the lights of Patriot Park, seeing these lovely light displays is a romantic activity you won't want to miss.
6. Go For A Scenic Drive in the National Park
Valentine's Day Weekend is a perfect time to see winter landscapes in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Be sure to bring a camera to share the scenic overlooks, waterfalls, and historic sights with friends and family back home!
Here are some areas in the national park that would be great for a scenic drive with the one you love:
- Cades Cove Loop
- The Newfound Gap Road
If you're up for it, you could take a lovely winter hike to see a frozen mountain waterfall or go play in the snow!
Of course, there are plenty of romantic places to see in Pigeon Forge, so you won't even have to drive to the national park to share some romantic moments with your sweetheart.
Bonus Tip: Take advantage of Pigeon Forge Valentine's Day Specials
We're offer Pigeon Forge cabins that are perfect for couple's getaways in the Great Smoky Mountains!
Pigeon Forge is an excellent place to rekindle your romance and reconnect with the person who truly matters.
So why not book a lodging that provides you with the utmost of peace, privacy, and comfort?
Better yet, Cabins USA is featuring a special 15% discount on select properties. Start planning your Valentine's Day trip to Pigeon Forge, TN!
Written by Mark Frazier