the smoky mountain wheel at the island in pigeon forge
December 29, 2015

Taking a trip and staying somewhere magical and scenic can make Valentine’s Day extra romantic. One of your best choices for a destination is Tennessee’s Great Smoky Mountains. At Cherokee Lodge Condos, you can find a comfortable and romantic condo where you and your special someone can enjoy some quality time together. Here are six steps for planning the perfect Valentine’s Day in the Smoky Mountains:

1. Reserve Your Condo

A beautiful bedroom in a condo in Pigeon Forge TN.

The first step for planning your romantic getaway is to reserve the perfect Pigeon Forge condo. Valentine’s Day is a popular time to escape to the Smokies, so it’s important to reserve your condo as early as possible. Browse our selection of Smoky Mountain condos and find one that appeals to you. You can enjoy amenities such as a comfortable king bed, in-room Jacuzzi tub, high-speed internet, your own fireplace, and lots more. Once you reserve your ideal condo, you can begin making plans for your romantic Valentine’s Day getaway.

2. Find Out What’s Happening in Pigeon Forge

If you’re not familiar with the area, make sure you do a little research before your trip to find romantic things to do with your sweetheart. This will make it easier to plan the perfect Valentine’s Day in the Smoky Mountains. The region is full of great restaurants, places to shop, entertainment, and natural beauty. It’s nice to have a balance between planned activities and spontaneity when you’re spending a romantic weekend with someone.

3. Treat Yourself and Your Loved One to a Massage or Spa SessionA happy couple ready for a massage during valentine's day in the smoky mountains.

You can find a number of places in the Smoky Mountains that offer massages and other spa services. This is the perfect way to relax and feel rejuvenated. Arranging for a spa session or massage is a thoughtful gift for your sweetheart. Spas in the area offer a variety of luxurious services, including aromatherapy massage, reflexology, facial masks, and more. Many spas even offer special Valentine’s Day packages and couples massages. As a guest of Cherokee Lodge Condos, you can get 20% off at Restorative Massage of the Smokies. Simply mention that you’re staying with us to receive the discount!

4. Enjoy a Romantic Valentine’s Day Dinner

When it comes to your Valentine’s Day dinner, you have a choice of many excellent restaurants in the area, such as Bullfish Grill and Alamo Steakhouse. Another option is to prepare your own Valentine’s Day dinner right in your condo. You can create the ideal atmosphere, complete with romantic music, candles, a bottle of wine, and a special dessert.

5. Have an Outdoor Adventure

Great Smoky Mountains National Park entrance sign with stone surrounding and trees and sunshine in the background

While you should spend plenty of time cuddling together in your condo, you should also take the opportunity to get outdoors and take advantage of the area’s natural beauty. You’ll appreciate the mild winter temperatures, which typically reach the 50s in February. You might enjoy taking a hike together in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Ober Mountain has skiing, snow tubing, ice skating, and lots of other activities. Another exciting and romantic possibility is to take a helicopter tour of the Smoky Mountains, which is offered by several local companies, including Scenic Helicopter Tours.

6. Go Out on the Town

The great thing about our Smoky Mountain condos is that you can stay in and enjoy the amenities while always being very close to the area’s many attractions. You’re never more than a short drive from all kinds of great entertainment. After dinner, enjoy a night out on the town that you’ll remember for years to come! A great way to end the night is with a ride on the Great Smoky Mountain Wheel at The Island in Pigeon Forge. You’ll love admiring the beautiful nighttime scenery with your partner!

To start planning your Valentine’s Day in the Smoky Mountains, choose the perfect Smoky Mountain condo rental for your getaway.