less than a day's drive to over 2/3 of the country


convenient to Gatlinburg, pigeon forgE & the airport


unmatched panoramic mountain views from every space


Location highlights

Birmingham, AL – 4.5 Hours
Atlanta, GA – 3.75 hours
Lexington, KY – 3.5 Hours
Louisville, KY – 4.5 hours
Asheville, NC – 1.75 hours
Charlotte, NC – 3.5 hours
Cincinnati, OH – 4.5 hours
Charleston, SC – 5.25 hours
Greenville, SC – 2.75 hours
Memphis, TN – 6.5 hours
Nashville, TN – 3.5 hours
Roanoke, VA – 4 hours
Huntington, WV – 5 hours

Located in the scenic Great Smoky Mountains, one of Tennessee's most coveted wedding venues awaits your arrival. The Smoky Mountains have been recognized as the “Most Driver Friendly Destinations for Road Trips”, with an impressive annual visitor count of over 11 million. Positioned conveniently near Interstate Highway 40, the Smokies can be reached within a day's drive by approximately two-thirds of the country's population. Take a glimpse at the travel time from several major American cities to the Gatlinburg, TN area:

A day's drive for over two-thirds of the country

We understand that planning a Smoky Mountain destination wedding involves finding suitable accommodations for your cherished guests. That's why we're proud to recommend an expansive range of nearby lodging options, all conveniently located within a maximum 20-minute drive from The Trillium wedding venue. From charming cabins to luxurious mountainside homes, we have trusted accommodation recommendations to suit every need and group size, whether you're a single family or a large gathering of loved ones. To make your destination wedding planning effortless, we provide a detailed interactive map featuring several recommended locations in each of the mapped areas below upon booking. With our help, you and your guests can easily find the perfect place to stay, ensuring a seamless and unforgettable celebration of love in the stunning Smoky Mountains.

Places to Stay

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The trillium
2880 Utopia Way Sevierville, TN 37876

Nestled in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains, you'll find one of Tennessee's most sought after destination wedding venues. Conveniently located minutes from Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, and Sevierville with easy access to the Knoxville, TN airport, The Trillium provides guests with easy access to restaurants, breweries, wineries, shopping, outdoor adventures, indoor activities and lodging. 

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the river place

Nestled on 56 sprawling acres of riverfront property in Sevierville, Tennessee, The River Place Venue boasts beautiful mountain views in close proximity to all of the city amenities. This romantic waterfront property offers endless, picturesque outdoor ceremony backdrops, a bright and airy, climate controlled grand reception hall where any wedding day vision can be brought to life, and well-appointed on-site accommodations. The River Place Venue, which comfortably accommodates 100 guests, is not only ideal for budget-friendly weddings, but also for rehearsal dinners and other special events. Learn more or book a tour of The River Place.

the magnolia

Love The Trillium? Experience the same impeccable, 5-star service at The The Magnolia, where it all started. The Magnolia offers an intimate, private setting for your wedding day with breathtaking views of the Tennessee Great Smoky Mountains. Accommodating up to 100 guests, this is a perfect mountaintop location for both small and medium sized parties planning a destination wedding. The versatile layout of the property offers couples both indoor and outdoor options for a wedding ceremony, cocktail hour, a wedding reception, and of course, epic photos. If you've been searching for an elevated, stress-free destination wedding experience within reach of your budget, you're in the right place. Learn more or book a tour of The Magnolia.

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