Top 10 Activities for a Couple’s Getaway

While Pigeon Forge has lots of great activities for family vacations, you’ll also find plenty to do on a couples getaway. Check out these fun ideas!

1. Conquer the Wine Trail

Pigeon Forge and the surrounding Smoky Mountain towns offer a variety of locations for wine tours and tastings. Make plans to tour of one of the local wineries such as Mountain Valley Winery or Mill Bridge Winery, then hit the trail to sample over 70 unique varieties of wine.

2. Stroll Along Little Pigeon River

Sometimes it is nice to just avoid the busyness and crowds of places and stroll hand in hand down the quiet and peaceful Little Pigeon River that flows through town…maybe even feed the ducks along the way!

the Great Smoky Mountain Ferris wheel in Pigeon Forge TN

3. Ride the Great Smoky Mountain Wheel

Get a birds eye view of the amazing Smoky Mountains from atop the Great Smoky Mountain Wheel at The Island in Pigeon Forge.  At night, the ferris wheel lights up the night with its brilliant colors. The Island also offers a great selection of shops to browse through. Grab a drink and a bite to eat at any one of the great restaurants you’ll find such as Dick’s Last Resort or Timberwood Grill.

4. Explore the Smokies

The Great Smoky Mountain National Park not only has free activities, it is also a great place to spend quality time together. Pack a picnic lunch and head for Cades Cove, one of the most scenic spots in the National Park. From wildlife viewing to historic cabins and the stunning views of the mountains, couples are sure to enjoy a scenic drive along the 11-mile Cades Cove Loop Road.

Couple hiking in Smoky Mountains

5. Go Horseback Riding

Since the national park has so much to offer and one day is often not enough time to take it all in. So on a second day, it may be fun to see the sights from a different perspective. Horseback riding is a great way to explore the trails in  the Great Smoky Mountains.

6. Indulge in a Couples Spa Day

Pigeon Forge offers an amazing mix of both relaxation and entertainment. Spend a day with that special someone at one of our Pigeon Forge spas. Enjoy some relaxation together at the Spa at RiverStone Resort by getting a couples massage!

Date Night

7. Have a Romantic Dinner for Two

Dinner for two at Alamo Steakhouse would make for the perfect date night! They offer an intimate environment as well as great food. Explore more fun date night ideas in Pigeon Forge.

8. Enjoy an Evening of Laughter

Dinner shows are a great place for an evening of laughs! Not to mention,  most of the Pigeon Forge dinner shows serve multi-course meals during the show.

Rent a cabin for a couples getaway in Pigeon Forge TN

9. Food and Fun at Dollywood

No trip to Pigeon Forge is complete without a trip to Dollywood. There is something to do for all ages…couples included! From amazing shows and music performances to thrilling rides and countless attractions, Dollywood is the perfect place to spend the day with the one you love.

10. Rent a Cabin or Chalet

If you are a city dweller, it is nice to get away for a change of pace and scenery. Pigeon Forge and the Great Smoky Mountains are the perfect getaway and experiencing it from the comforts of a cozy cabin is a great bonus after spending a fun-filled day exploring all there is to see and do in Pigeon Forge.