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The Smokies are known as the “Wedding Capital of the South” so why not spend your honeymoon here too? Couples who honeymoon in the Smoky Mountains always find a reason to come back because of all the exciting things to experience; plus, there’s no better way to commemorate an anniversary than a trip down memory lane. Keep reading for an informative guide on how to plan the best trip to start your new life together!

We always hear the Smoky Mountains referred to as ‘The Wedding Capital of the South.’ However, what does that mean? To help soon-to-be newlyweds find the answer to this question, we at Visit My Smokies have put together five reasons we consider the Smoky Mountains to be the premier destination wedding venue in the United States. See our list below!

Just married couple kissing with pink flower petalsIt’s not hard to believe why the Smoky Mountains are considered one of the premier destination wedding locations in the country. With the breathtaking scenic views, beautiful chapels and tons of fun and exciting things to do, there is no better place for you and your loved one to say ‘I do’ than in the heart of the Smokies!

Just married couple kissing with pink flower petalsCongratulations! One of the most exciting times in any couple’s relationship is the time they spend planning their dream wedding. From deciding on the perfect dress to the flowers on the altar, every detail is the perfect way to symbolize the love you and your special someone share for one another.

The Great Smoky Mountains offer couples the chance to exchange vows in a gorgeous setting. No matter what size budget you have for planning your wedding, you can still walk away with memories that will last for the rest of your life. Multiple venues offer low prices for couples, and you can find ways to save money on everything from where you spend your honeymoon to the cake that your guests eat at the reception. The first thing that you'll want to think about is where you'll stay. You

If you are planning on tying the knot in the near future, you are probably falling all over yourself with excitement and nerves. One thing that can make the whole ordeal much more stressful and much less exciting, however, is money. The average wedding costs close to 30 thousand dollars, and you might not have that kind of money just lying around. This doesn't mean that you have to give up on marrying your loved one any time soon or that you will have to settle for a

As I’m sure many of you know, this year is the 1,516 anniversary of Valentine’s Day. Ok, maybe you didn’t know that, but you do know that on Tuesday, Feb. 14, there will be romance in the air. That means cards, candy, flowers, poems, a set of 4 new tires (hey, romance is different for everybody). And perhaps the one thing that most symbolizes romance is a wedding.