When it comes time to propose to the love of your life, there’s boundless excitement that may also be accompanied by nerves. From picking a venue, to buying the ring- there's a lot to think about! When it comes to planning the perfect Pigeon Forge & Gatlinburg proposal, we have you covered. Check out our tips, suggestions and more for planning a great Smoky Mountain engagement.
If you are looking for an easy, stress-free way to propose to your sweetheart in the Smokies, several area attractions offer proposal packages. Proposal packages can include a variety of services depending on the location, including photography, a special setup for you to use as a backdrop and more. Attractions like Anakeesta, the Titanic Museum and even Scenic Helicoptor Tours have cool proposal packages available for an incredible, romantic moment.
Proposal Spots In The Smokies
Scenic overlooks are a great option for your Smoky Mountain proposal. These spots offer incredible mountain views for some truly unforgettable photos. Overlooks are especially easy when it comes to surprise proposals, as your photographer can arrive early, park and hike to the location to hide in plain sight until you pop the question.Scenic Overlooks
Cades Cove is an 11 mile scenic loop in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. If you drive the loop, there are plenty of pull-offs that offer hikes, grassy fields and incredible wildflowers depending on the season. One hike that branches off of Cades Cove is Abrams Falls. This hike leads to a gorgeous waterfall that would make a beautiful background when you ask your loved one to marry you.Cades Cove
Smoky Mountain Cabins
If you and your sweetheart are looking for a private moment for your engagement, a proposal at your own cabin in the Smokies is a great option. Choose a Smoky Mountain cabin that has a balcony with a view, a beautifully decorated living room with a cozy fireplace or even a heart-shaped hot tub and propose in the peace and quiet of your own Smoky Mountain home.Book A Cabin
Enjoy a romantic dinner for two at one of the great restaurants in Pigeon Forge or Gatlinburg. Enjoy some wine, reminisce on your relationship, then get down on one knee and pop the question. Turn what seems like a normal dinner date into a moment she will remember forever, then celebrate with a delicious dessert for two!Smoky Mountain Restaurants
Proposal Planning Tips
- If you’re at a loss as to how to propose, start small- look up some ideas on social platforms like Pinterest or Instagram. Save your favorite proposal ideas, and then maybe share with family or friends to get some help.
- Hire a professional photographer to capture your Gatlinburg proposal! It is an added expense, but well worth the money to have stunning shots of your future bride's reaction when you get down on one knee.
- Save yourself some stress during the wedding planning process and purchase your wedding bands when you get the engagement ring. This is an easy step to take and you will not regret it when the hectic wedding planning kicks in.
No matter where you choose to have your Smoky Mountain proposal, it is sure to be a beautiful occasion full of love. Don't forget to post your Pigeon Forge & Gatlinburg proposal photos on Instagram and tag @pigeonforgetn for a chance to be featured on our page.