Whether you are planning a special trip for Valentine’s Day, your anniversary or just want to get away for a couple of days, there are few better places you and your loved one can go than Pigeon Forge, TN. Not only is this one of the most scenic travel destinations in the area, there are also a ton of fun and romantic things to do in Pigeon Forge to keep you entertained during your stay.
To find out what all our favorite romantic activities are in the area, read below!
1. Tour a Winery
With a total of five wineries within 12 miles of each other, you will have no trouble finding a local winery for you and your sweetheart to tour during your next romantic getaway in Pigeon Forge. Here you can sip, mingle, and relax as you learn how all your new favorite local wines are made.
Even better, you can expand your journey to the winery by taking part in the Rocky Top Wine Trail. A partnership of the wineries in the area, the Rocky Top Wine Trail allows you and your loved one to explore these local establishments while collecting prizes and souvenirs along the way.
The best part about this is that it is completely free. All you have to do is buy any of the bottles of wine you want to take with you to enjoy later.
The Island in Pigeon Forge is one of the newest entertainment centers in Pigeon Forge. Here, you will find dozens of quaint shops, delicious restaurants and a variety of fun things to do.
We love recommending visiting The Island as one of our favorite romantic things to do in Pigeon Forge because of how beautiful the complex is at night. From their $2 million synchronized water fountain and light show to the magnificent LED light bulbs that light up this 200-foot modern day Ferris wheel, we guarantee you and your loved one will be nothing less than impressed.
Even better, when you have finished with your stroll, you can pop into one of the many sweet shops found here to make your evening even more memorable. An example of the dessert shops found at The Island include:
- Sweet Shoppe of the South
- The Fudgery
- Island Frozen Yogurt
- The Island Creamery
- Sweet! Candy Shop
To learn more about the fun and romantic things to do in Pigeon Forge, visit the attraction’s website at http://islandinpigeonforge.com/.
3. Enjoy a Helicopter Tour
Taking a memorable helicopter tour is a fun and exciting way to see the scenic Smoky Mountains from a whole new perspective. You and your sweetheart will love soaring high above the tree tops with the help from the friendly folks at Scenic Helicopter Tours.
One of the few companies in the area who can deliver this amazing experience, their tours offer everywhere from a serene river view to a full Smoky Mountain spectacular. All you have to do is choose which type of experience you want to enjoy.
Click here for current tours and pricing for Scenic Helicopter Tours.
If you are looking for a more relaxed and simple romantic activity for you and your sweetheart to enjoy, we suggest planning a picnic. Not only does this allow you to share a meal with your special someone, but it also allows you to enjoy a beautiful day outside enjoying the breathtaking scenery of the area.
Even better, picnics are a fairly inexpensive date activity. You can opt to prepare your own meal or pick up something easy to go from a local restaurant or grocery store. After that, all you need is a blanket and you are set to go.
A couple of our favorite places to enjoy a picnic in Pigeon Forge include:
- Patriot Park
- Wear Farm City Park
- Anywhere near the Little Pigeon River
5. Go Horseback Riding
Not only does taking a guided horseback tour in the area help you connect with nature as you explore just like the early settlers once did. Even better, you don’t have to worry about outside distractions when you are riding a horse. This means you will be able to focus all your attention on your loved one and this unique opportunity you are able to share.
To discover our favorite places to go horseback riding in Pigeon Forge, click here.
For tips on fun things you and your loved one can do on your next romantic retreat, check out our blog about the Top 5 Fun & Affordable Things To Do in Pigeon Forge on a Budget.