With autumn in full swing, you may want to plan a marriage proposal in the heart of the mountains, at your favorite ski resort, or in a relaxing cabin in the middle of the countryside. Colorful leaves, cozy sweaters, and steamy hot chocolate set the scene for an intimate proposal.
To get started, check out some of our favorite cabin vacations for a memorable proposal.
Gatlinburg is nestled in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains, and you could argue that it created the definition for cabin vacation. As a bustling resort town, Gatlinburg has thousands of cabins to choose from–whether you’re looking for a resort filled with jacuzzis and relaxing spa treatments or a cozy cabin that’s tucked away in the mountains.
With tons of outdoor recreation and plenty of shops, bars, restaurants, and even a theme park, you’ll have endless opportunities for a romantic proposal in Gatlinburg. Get down on one knee at a breathtaking overlook, at the end of your four-wheeling adventure, or at a five-star restaurant.
Big Bear, California
Want to get away from the bright lights of LA? The Big Bear region of California is an enchanting mountain village that’s only two hours away from LA located in the San Bernardino Mountains. The perfect place for a secluded cabin proposal, you’ll be able to express your love under the glow of the sunset and the sparkle of the lake.
If you’d like to plan a more adventurous proposal, The Heart Bandits can help you plan a peaceful horseback ride through the mountains or a relaxing boat ride on the lake.
Steamboat Springs, Colorado
If you love to ski and breathe in the crisp mountain air, Steamboat Springs offers some of the best cabins, views, and trails in the Rocky Mountains. Spend the day skiing together and taking in the clear skies and scenic views.
When you’re ready to unwind, plan an intimate proposal in one of the area’s luxurious cabins. Many have restaurant-quality kitchens, private decks, saunas, and hot tubs–all the ingredients you need to plan a proposal she’ll never forget.
Hocking Hills, Ohio
For the free-spirited couple who loves to explore nature, Hocking Hills is a romantic retreat that will make you feel like you went back in time. With gorgeous cliffs, breathtaking waterfalls, and adorable countryside cottages, you’ll feel like you’re living inside a photograph.
And if you plan your marriage proposal during the fall when the leaves start to change color, The Heart Bandits can help you find an expert photographer who will capture the bright colors of your romance that will outshine the beauty of the leaves around you!
Asheville, North Carolina
For another relaxing getaway in the Great Smoky Mountains, Asheville has similar outdoorsy qualities to Gatlinburg with a bit more charm and a lively restaurant and brewery scene. For foodies and adventure-lovers, Asheville has the perfect combination of tranquility and character.
We’ll help you find the perfect place to propose, whether you want to pop the question in front of stunning mountain views or get down on one knee at a twinkling beer garden, you can’t go wrong with any of the hideaways in Asheville.
If you’re planning a cabin vacation and looking for charming proposal ideas she’s sure to love, contact The Heart Bandits. We’ll take care of the details and make sure your proposal is as stress-free as the mountains around you.
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