Every year, over 10,000 couples come to the Great Smoky Mountains to say “I do”. Known as “The Wedding Capital of the South”, Gatlinburg, TN is an increasingly popular place to get married. If you’re ready to tie the knot, Hemlock Hills Resort is the perfect destination for your big day. To help you plan your wedding in the Smokies, we have put together four reasons the two of you will love getting married at our Gatlinburg cabin resort.
1. A Beautiful Chapel You Can Use for Free
Hemlock Hills Resort offers a gorgeous wedding chapel for your ceremony. Featuring a charming log exterior and elegant Appalachian decor, this chapel can comfortably accommodate up to 40 guests. Couples who reserve a cabin with Hemlock Hills can use our resort chapel for free instead of spending $150 for the standard 2-hour rental fee.
Planning your wedding at Hemlock Hills is a breeze, because Above the Mist Wedding Services is located steps away from our Gatlinburg cabin resort! As the area’s premier wedding services company, Above the Mist can provide everything you need for an unforgettable ceremony, including photography, flowers, music, tuxedo rentals, and more. Couples can choose from one of Above the Mist’s excellent wedding packages or they can design their own custom package.
3. Convenient Lodging for Your Guests
One of the common challenges of planning a destination wedding is finding convenient lodging for all of your guests. When you get married at Hemlock Hills, however, your wedding guests can stay right at our resort or at one of our nearby properties! We offer everything from 1 bedroom cabins to 5 bedroom cabins, so your friends and family members are guaranteed to find the perfect accommodations for their time in Gatlinburg. Our cabins are much more affordable than staying at a hotel, since guests can reserve one of our large cabins and split the rental cost among multiple families.
4. Jump Right into Your Honeymoon
Gatlinburg isn’t just a great wedding destination, it is also a superb place to spend your honeymoon! Couples who stay at Hemlock Hills Resort will have a seamless transition from their big day to their first vacation as husband and wife. The Smoky Mountain area is filled with fun and romantic activities that newlyweds will love. Some of the most popular things to do include:
- Taking a scenic hike or drive through the Great Smoky Mountains National Park
- Sampling local wines along the Rocky Top Wine Trail
- Exploring the studios, galleries, and shops in the Gatlinburg Arts & Crafts Community
- Going ice skating at the year-round rink at the Ober Gatlinburg Ski Area & Amusement Park
- Dining at romantic restaurants like The Melting Pot, The Peddler Steakhouse, and Cherokee Grill
To start planning your wedding in the Smoky Mountains, browse our selection of Gatlinburg cabin rentals. If you have any questions about getting married at our Gatlinburg cabin resort, don’t hesitate to give our friendly staff a call!