Gatlinburg is known as the wedding capital of the south and for good reason. The gorgeous Smoky Mountains, quaint countryside and cascading waterfalls create a scenic spot to say “I do” to the love of your life. There are more than 20 wedding chapels in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, each of which features a distinct style. From tradition white chapels to log cabin chapels, engaged couples looking for the perfect place to wed will find it in the Smokies.
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|Chapel in the Glen: Nestled in the Great Smoky Mountains, couples that choose this chapel will enjoy a secluded setting with a rustic flair. The interior of the chapel features wooden log walls, wood floors and benches and stained glass windows. Natural surroundings outside such as a gazebo, garden arbor, pond and waterfalls create the perfect place for wedding photos. Chapel in the Glen can accommodate up to 50 people.
Gatlinburg Little Log Wedding Chapel: One of the area’s premier places to marry, the Little Log Wedding Chapel is constructed entirely of logs resembling the early churches found in Great Smoky Mountains. Inside the chapel guests will find exposed overhead beams, white silk flowers, hard wood flooring with a deep green plush carpet aisle, wooden pews, stack stone Wainscoting and a grand stained glass centerpiece alter. The outside of the chapel is a superb setting for wedding photos as lush greenery and a tranquil pond provide a naturally stunning background. Plus, the Little Log Wedding Chapel is one of the only in the area able to accommodate 100 people.
Almost Heaven Resort and Weddings: Looking to get married in a mountaintop location? Then look no further than Almost Heaven Resort. Their 130 acre mountaintop resort is sought after for its breathtaking views, gazebos and reception pavilions. They have been voted one of the top 10 most beautiful venues in the United States. Say “I do” overlooking the majestic Smoky Mountains – it’s sure to be a special moment in time.
Cupids’ Chapel of Love: Tradition reigns supreme at Cupid’s Chapel of Love. The white log chapel is one of the most photographed chapels in Tennessee and its quaint yet elegant design is a popular place to get married in Gatlinburg. Up to 40 people can fit inside the chapel, which features stained glass windows. Outdoor wedding photos are excellent here as waterfalls, a gazebo and the canopy of forest create a nice backdrop. Cupid’s Chapel of Love is also one of the least expensive options available to engaged couples looking to marry in Gatlinburg.