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5 Things to Do on a Romantic Getaway in Pigeon Forge

It’s easy to see why Pigeon Forge is a top choice for romantic couple retreats. Tucked away in the picturesque Smoky Mountains, the destination is known for its natural beauty, stunning views and endless entertainment options that one would expect from a city. With a laid-back attitude and warm Appalachian hospitality, vacations here feel comfortable and easy. At Margaritaville Island Hotel, couples can take relaxation even further with some of the best things to do on the property.

Whether you’re planning a weekend away or a special retreat with your significant other, Pigeon Forge offers a wide range of options to create lasting memories together. Start planning your mountain escape with five of our favorite things to do on a romantic getaway.

1. Scenic Helicopter Tours

Take your romance to new heights with a private helicopter ride over the stunning landscapes of Tennessee. During your visit, toast to adventure with a couple’s flight package at Scenic Helicopter Tours. Soar past the breathtaking peaks and valleys with routes that take you from Pigeon Forge to Waldens Creek and over the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. To top off your experience, you’ll receive a rose, chocolates and locally-produced wine upon landing.

2. Couples Massages at St. Somewhere Spa

Relax and rejuvenate together with a couples massage in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. At St. Somewhere Spa, located in Margaritaville Island Hotel, you can pamper yourselves with a body-melting experience for two in our private treatment room. Unwind as skilled therapists work their magic to melt away any tension and leave you feeling refreshed and revitalized. Plus, with custom-designed treatments, including massages, facials, manicures and pedicures, you can turn an appointment into a full day of bliss.

3. Picnic in the Great Smoky Mountains

Create a romantic and intimate date with a picnic amidst the stunning surroundings of the Great Smoky Mountains, near Pigeon Forge Tennessee. Find a secluded spot near a serene lake or in a scenic mountain meadow and set up a cozy blanket, to enjoy a delicious spread of gourmet treats. Listen to the sounds of nature while you snack on signature sweets and pastries from a local bakery or market.

4. Stay Steps From the Island at Pigeon Forge

For an activity that promises both romance and excitement, make time to visit The Island at Pigeon Forge, a premiere entertainment destination conveniently located next to the Margaritaville Island Hotel. Take a stroll hand in hand as you explore the charming shops, boutiques and galleries that line the streets. Indulge your taste buds at the local eateries or enjoy a sweet treat together from the candy shops and ice cream parlors. For some thrill-seeking adventure, you can hop on the Great Smoky Mountain Wheel for panoramic views of the city and the surrounding mountains.

5. Rooftop Pool & Chill Bar 

Margaritaville Island Hotel offers all the luxurious amenities you could ask for, including a newly renovated rooftop pool and bar—which boasts some of the greatest dining options in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Kick off your shoes, dip your toes in the water and spend the afternoon enjoying frosty drinks together. With an unrushed and relaxed atmosphere, you can chill as long as you’d like with beers, margaritas, cocktails, sandwiches, salads, burgers and more available poolside.

If you’re looking to kick back and soak up the ultimate VIP experience, treat yourself to one of the new private cabanas. Available for rent by the full day or half day, these cozy retreats have everything you need to unwind with your loved one. Sink into premium seating, lounge on plush chaise chairs, and grab a towel whenever you need it. Plus, keep cool with a mini-fridge stocked with bottled water at your service.

Pigeon Forge Vacation Packages for Couples

Pigeon Forge is the perfect destination for a couples’ getaway. With its natural beauty, charming atmosphere, and range of romantic activities you’ll enjoy every moment together. Elevate your mountain escape by booking the Romance Package at Margaritaville Island Hotel and enjoy a dozen roses, assorted chocolates and a bottle of chilled champagne upon arrival.

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