The Lush forests and wildflowers that bloom all year make the Great Smoky Mountains a beautiful place to visit on a romantic vacation. There is a range of romantic accommodations to suit every taste just a stones thrown from the Great Smoky Mountains area and its range of outdoor activities. In the Great Smoky Mountains area, there are plenty of opportunities to hike the Appalachian Trail which will take you past streams, rivers and impressive waterfalls. On top of Clingmans Dome, the highest peak in the region, there is well-situated observation tower from which you can take in the wonderful views of the mist-covered mountains. Alternatively take the Gatlinburg Sky Lift, an open chair lift that will take you on a ride to the top of the 1800 foot viewing point where there are stunning views of the Smoky Mountains in the distance. There is nothing more romantic than spending time together in the great outdoors and the Great Smoky Mountains area is the perfect place to share a special vacation together.