Winter is one of the most beautiful seasons of the year. The trees are bare of leaves and the ground is covered in a beautiful layer of snow, creating some of the most amazing scenes all year round. This country is full of great snowy places to visit during the winter but there is something extra special about the Great Smoky Mountains. The Great Smoky Mountains are considered one of the most beautiful areas of the entire country.
This winter, you are looking for a beautiful and romantic place to take your significant other for a weekend getaway and there is no place better to visit than the Great Smoky Mountains. What also makes the Great Smoky Mountains so amazing is there are so many amazing things to do in the Great Smoky Mountains as a couple. To help you find the best romantic things to do in the Great Smoky Mountains here is a list of all of those great things to do during your visit to the area.
1. Check Out the Beautiful Winter Views
No trip to the Great Smoky Mountains is complete without checking out the spectacular mountain views. No matter where you go in the National Park you will be surrounded by the beauty of the mountains. You will find great views just driving down the road or by taking a hike through the area, so it is up to you how you see these amazing views.
2. Winter Hiking
That brings us to another one of the best romantic things in the Great Smoky Mountains in the winter and that is winter hiking. Hiking is a favorite pastime of people who visit the area and that doesn’t stop just because the colder weather has rolled in. There are still many great hiking trails to check out even during the colder weather. Some of the best winter hiking trails include Alum Cave Trail, Rainbow Falls, and Porters Creek. All of these hiking trails feature beautiful winter sites like mountain views or even a few frozen waterfalls.
3. Visit Cades Cove
One of the most visited places in the Great Smoky Mountains is Cades Cove and for a good reason. Cades Cove is one of the most beautiful areas of the country and there are a ton of things to do in Cades Cove. You can just drive along Cades Cove Loop Road enjoying the sites while stopping at pull-offs to enjoy the views or go hiking on one of the many amazing hiking trails in the area. Don’t forget to check out the local history, to learn more about the people that live in Cades Cove before it became a part of a national park.
4. Try Cross-Country Skiing
There is nothing more romantic than trying out a new activity together. One of the best things to do in the Great Smoky Mountains during the winter is cross-country skiing. Once the snow falls in the Great Smoky Mountains, the mountains become a beautiful winter wonderland that is perfect for skiing. One of the best places to cross-country ski during the winter is along Clingmans Dome Road, which is closed to motorized vehicles during the winter. Along your trip, you can enjoy the snow up close and personal while seeing more of the Great Smoky Mountains.
There are many great romantic things to do in the Great Smoky Mountains that you will not want to miss out on this winter. So you don’t miss out on any of it book one of our Smoky Mountain cabin rentals today.