Top 10 Proposal Spots in the Smoky Mountains

Published Aug 11, 2019

Proposals mean the world to your significant other, and your significant other means the world to you! Make your grand gesture in the stunning Smoky Mountains in the most surprising way! Here are some great ideas to plan the perfect proposal in the Smokies.

1. Heritage Carriage Rides

This beautiful horse-drawn carriage brings Cinderella’s big moment to life. Imagine taking a beautiful carriage ride around downtown Pigeon Forge in the evening, taking in the sights of the mountains, or twinkling lights in the evening. They offer a proposal package that includes a 30-minute ride complete with a dozen roses and a photo CD of your big moment!

2. Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies

Have you ever dreamed of a proposal Under The Sea? This is exactly what Ripley’s offers with their proposal package! At the end of their dive show, they will send a diver down with a photo asking your significant other to marry you for all to see! There will be a photographer there to capture the special moment for you on film!

3. Parrot Mountain

Parrot Mountain is always a breathtaking place to visit, but proposing there is even more memorable than your average visit! Take in the sights and sounds of the Garden of Eden and propose in the Secret Garden where you are surrounded by beauty! They will never see this coming!

4. Dinner Shows

Because proposals in the Smokies are very popular, most dinner shows in the area will collaborate with you to make your proposal a part of the show for the ultimate grand gesture in front of the audience! Wonderworks has done a proposal recently that incorporated the happy couple’s proposal into their magic act. She never saw it coming!

5. A Smoky Mountain cabin

What better way to propose than by having a personal chef come to the property to prepare a 5-course meal for you in the comfort of your own luxury cabin? Fruitful Vintage Personal Chef Service offers many amazing options for your big day! Choose from a 4, 5, or 6-course meal, along with roses, champagne, chocolate-covered strawberries and so much more! Add in some candles, and soft music and you will have the most intimate and personal proposal one could ever hope for!

6. Laurel Falls

Take a short hike up to a stunning waterfall at Laurel Falls. Take in breathtaking scenery or walk into the waterfall itself and propose as the water crashes around you, they won’t suspect a thing!

7. Fine Dining

Many restaurants in the area offer a proposal package that will absolutely blow you and your significant other away! Gaucho UrbanoThe Melting PotAlamo, and several more restaurants will go all out to offer you an unforgettable proposal!

8. The Island

The Island is always a fun and memorable place to visit, but their Great Wheel of the Smoky Mountains proposal package makes this an irresistible way to propose! Imagine getting into your fully enclosed, air-conditioned, car on the largest Ferris Wheel in the smokies. Imagine finding it beautifully decorated with rose petals and candles while playing romantic music of your choice. It will come to a halt at the top, where you will be able to take in the stunning sights of the Smokies just in time to make the most important commitment of your life!

9. Gatlinburg Space Needle

The Space Needle offers a panoramic view of Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains. This 400-foot-tall attraction allows you to have stunning views of the mountains, day or night. This is the perfect place to get down on one knee and make a truly grand gesture!

10. Gatlinburg SkyBridge

There is just something about the thought of getting down on one knee, on a suspended bridge, that fills you with joy! This suspended bridge offers some of the most stunning views in the area and is the most amazing way to ask someone to spend the rest of their life with you!

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