The South provides a certain kind of romantic atmosphere that just can’t be replicated anywhere else. Tennessee is home to lavish theaters, dimly-lit and delectable restaurants, and blossoming gardens that will surely impress your date. Here are our favorite romantic spots in Tennessee.
The General Jackson Showboat and Dinner Cruise is the perfect combination of beautiful scenery and delectable cuisine. If you’re looking for a date that will “wow” your significant other, then this is the place to go!
The historic Tennessee Theatre is a fantastic place to go for a romantic night in the Knoxville Area. This theater first opened its doors in 1928 and is known to be “the South’s most beautiful theater.” Seeing a show here would definitely impress your date!
For those looking for a more traditional dinner date, check out Restaurant Iris in Memphis. This beautiful and tasty food is sure to excite your date. Try their variety of fine wines—it’ll be a night you’ll never forget!
Looking for an artistic date? Check out ArtsyU in East Ridge for a fun an artistic night. For a low price, you two can learn how to create a masterpiece while enjoying a couple of adult beverages and having fun.
This winery is an amazing place to take anyone who loves wine and a beautiful view. Belle Meade Plantation is rich in history yet provides a fun and classy atmosphere for the best date. Make sure to visit the Harding House restaurant on the winery grounds for an affordable yet delicious meal to finish off your visit.
St. Johns Restaurant is a magnificent fine dining restaurant that will astonish anyone with their delectable dishes and impressive presentations. Be sure to make a reservation to assure you get a spot in this popular restaurant.
This steam train ride will surely amaze anyone you take for a special romantic experience. Located in the heart of Knoxville, this train will dazzle any date you take.
Does your significant lover have a soft spot for wildlife? Then take them to the Memphis Zoo. There are all kinds of animals, even giant pandas all the way from China!
If the person you’re crushing on is a foodie, be sure to take them on a Knoxville Food Tour. You’ll get to sample some of Knoxville’s most delicious foods—from hole-in-the-wall joints to hidden secret spots. Your crush will never forget it!
Is your boyfriend or girlfriend a little more on the adventurous side? Make sure to take them to High Point Climbing and Fitness in Chattanooga. This is the perfect way to experience a romantic view while still burning a few calories!
Blow away your date with the perfect combination of art and plant life. The Dixon Gallery and Gardens is a sweet and serene way to show your date your artistic side.
The Tennessee Aquarium is the perfect romantic spot for any animal lover out there. The quite and peaceful tanks full of exotic and unique fish and aquatic wildlife will surely amaze anyone you take her.
If your significant other loves art and plant life then Cheekwood Estate & Gardens is the perfect place to take them! Their sculpture trail and vast array of impressive art exhibits will surely wow anyone you bring here. Free tours are available on weekends too!