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3 Tips for Planning the Perfect Last-Minute Getaway for Nashville Couples

Have you ever wanted to surprise your significant other with a spontaneous trip to a romantic destination? Maybe leave a note to greet them when they wake, starting their day with a message like, “Pack a bag and be ready to leave when I get home…”? Hinting that you’re going to take someone special on a mysterious journey definitely gets their mind racing anticipating possibilities. It’s even more exciting when you don’t wait until the weekend to surprise them. 

There are lots of last-minute getaway ideas for Nashville couples. Here are a few suggestions for what to do:

Leave the City Behind and Visit the Great Smoky Mountains

Make the most of your trip by actually getting away on your last-minute getaway, escaping the traffic and the noise of the city to experience nature’s serenity in Cades Cove and Townsend, TN.

Imagine holding hands as you take a walk in the woods, experiencing magnificent waterfalls and beautiful wildflowers. Or perhaps driving the twists and turns of the Foothills Parkway in search of majestic mountain views. The bike-friendly town of Townsend TN offers 10 miles of paved paths through town. Clear your mind and experience the “Peaceful Side of the Smokies” from horseback or gliding gently down Little River in a rented inner tube.

Don’t let the fact that it’s peaceful here give you the impression that it’s boring. You can get your heart beating faster with a more challenging bike ride, taking in the scenery while suspended from a zipline, competing in a round of golf, or sampling wines at Cades Cove Cellar.

There are plenty of fun and exciting ways to pass the time in the Smokies. Here’s more information about things for couples to do in the Smokies

Treat Yourself to Upscale Comfort with a Down Home Feel

Rustic Cabins in Townsend TN

Yes, there are lots of things to do in the Smoky Mountains, but you may not want to leave your bed once you get checked in and give it a try. And that’s just fine with us. What happens at Dancing Bear stays at Dancing Bear.

The cabins and villas at Dancing Bear Lodge surpass what you typically find from Smoky Mountain Cabin Rentals. We combine the best of both worlds, offering the simple and rustic location that people want from their Smoky Mountain vacation while stepping it up with luxurious comforts and amenities that you’d more typically expect from a high-end hotel. We’re talking fresh linens, complimentary daily housekeeping, and deluxe continental breakfast. You’ll find all of the familiar comforts of home, so you’ll only need those couple of outfits in an overnight bag.

You can sample the quaint charms of shopping at Apple Valley Mountain Village, then return to your room and let the stresses of the outside world melt away.

Don’t Forget to Elevate Dinner to an Upscale Experience

Last-Minute Getaway for Nashville couples

Complete your planning of an experience they won’t soon forget by making reservations for dinner at sunset on the patio of the Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro. Delight your senses with a magical ambiance and dishes that reveal unique flavor combinations from the very first bite. You can fill your glasses with wine, then laugh over stories while roasting s’mores beside the firepit.

Yes, much better than any ordinary, bland weeknight, and your partner will thank you for sharing such a unique experience.

Make Your Last-Minute Getaway Happen and Save Money Doing It

Sounds great, right? Why just fantasize about taking such a trip when actually setting one in motion is so affordable and easy?

Book a 1- or 2-night midweek stay and save! Call our reservation team at (865) 448-6000 ext. 1 or book on this website.

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Don’t just imagine it. Do it. Then enjoy watching the sparks fly.

Do you want to elevate your romantic getaway from good to great to Amazing? Learn more about Room Add-Ons like an in-room massage for couples, a dozen roses arranged in a vase, and other fun touches.

Questions? Call us at (865) 448-6000 or email [email protected].