Elopement has become quite popular and we can understand why. It’s completely romantic, affordable, and well………less hassle for some couples who just want simplicity and romance. Sampson’s Hollow offers elopement packages that make it stress free for the perfect Mountain Farm Elopement in the Smokies.
These are reasons we believe the Great Smoky Mountains is a great elopement destination are:
#1. There are so many fun things to do for the couple who elopes to the Smoky Mountains.
Hiking, Attractions, Dining, Adventure and more await those who visit the Smokies.
#2 Beauty. There are few more stunning natural backgrounds for your elopement getaway wedding than the Smoky Mountains. Sampson’s Hollow is located at the foot of the Cades Cove area of the Smokies and our century farm offers simply stunning vistas.
#4 Culture and History. Every bend of the road and curve in the mountain brings a special kind of vintage setting that can only be carved in to the mountains through hundreds of years. Celtic heritages, Farm history and oodles of romantics vows exchanged on our farm have made for a unique and one of a kind experience of culture in the Smokies.
#4 Affordability. Most of the adventure and fun one might have on their dream elopement and honeymoon wish list are quite affordable in the Smokies. Do you love to hike? Entrance to the Smoky Mountain National Park is still free! Do you want to dine? You will find reasonable rates to allow you to sample many of our restaurants.
#5 The Smoky Mountains. Eternally the #1 attraction for people is the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. We highly recommend a day trip or two for a picnic, some hiking, some wildflower hunting, a trip to Cades Cove! The Great Smoky Mountain National Park is a treasure we are fortunate to be a part of at Sampson’s Hollow.
Secretive, Exciting, steeped in romance, the elopement style wedding is gaining in popularity and we can see why. We love to offer our elopement packages and have some exciting news coming for those couples and those who love these couples.
Our romantic elopment packages offer a fairy tale story you bring home to all who love you. Marry at Sarah’s Glen, surrounded by over a century of prayers, blessings, wishes, and kisses, that have made their way to the soil of this farm. When the light shines through the trees, you know you selected paradise for this special time of “I Dos.”
Our century farm is located along the same property line as Blackberry Farm, beautifully tucked away in Walland, Tennessee where the Appalachian Views will press in to your heart for a lifetime, yet our farm is just a short drive from all that Knoxville, Tennessee might offer the eloping couple or the couple seeking romance in an more metro or urban surrounding.
Find these ideas for fun as you seek out more information about Fun Things to do in Knoxville, Tennessee. There are countless things couples will enjoy in Knoxville. Knoxville has the University of Tennessee, the Tennessee Theater and other awesome entertainment venues. Find these fun things to do on your romantic honeymoon in East Tennessee.
Historic Market Square– located in downtown Knoxville, TN
During 8 months of the year each Saturday and Wednesday is a fantastic Farmer’s Market you don’t want to miss. Knoxville Visitor’s Center
Don’t miss the live entertainment each Monday – Saturday midday known as The Blue Plate Special. Awesome love radio show brought to you from downtown Knoxville, TN. Ijams Nature Center– 10 miles of trails, lakes, overlooks, and all kinds of great outdoor adventure.
Ideas for awesome places to eat in Knoxville, TN are endless but here are some of our favorites:
The Tomato Head – Downtown Knoxville in Market Square Trio Cafe – Downtown Knoxville in Market Square Cruze Farm Ice Cream – Downtown Knoxville in Market Square
Stock & Barrell – Recommended for their awesome steak burgers and more.
You will find endless awesome choices in the entire Knoxville area for a romantic dinner for just the two of you.
Can you elope in the Smoky Mountains? Yes! Sampson’s Hollow is a venue that sits at the foot of the Smoky Mountains at the base of the popular Cades Cove area. Our views and vistas from our century farm are much the same as you see in the Cove.
Our talented wedding planners enjoy working with elopement couples to create their very own Once Upon a Time. Our packages are developed to include everything you need for the perfect elopement of your dreams.
Choose Sampson’s Hollow for your very own super romantic wedding elopement to the Smoky Mountains at Sampson’s Hollow.
Elopement couples have been moving closer to nature in their getaway weddings. The classic wedding chapel is a choice that is overpowered with the couple’s desire to get outside and commune with nature. Especially with elopements, why not marry where the surroundings themselves become the backdrop for this ultra romantic time in your life. Sampson’s Hollow has many wedding settings to suit the elopement couple. Refer to our elopement pacakges, Dragonfly Dreams, Holly Berry Dreams, Evergreen Dreams and Wildflower Dreams to find the right elopement pacakge for you at Sampson’s Hollow.
In our Sara’s Glen and footbridge setting we have lush greenery, tucked into the forest setting where moss and ferns and low hanging lighting can create the most beautiful enchanted forest setting imagined.
Visit Sampson’s Hollow to learn more about our Venue. We do weddings and elopement packages in our century farm located at the foot of Cades Cove and bordering Blackberry Farm.
Is your engagement a secret or have you announced your plans to marry?
The idea to elope has been a choice for couples exchanging vows for a very long time, however, the process of elopement has evolved over the years and can involve various ideas according to the couple and their plans.
There are so many great reasons to consider eloping in the Smoky Mountains, or anywhere else for that matter! When you are planning for just the two of you, consider these excellent options!
Travel Costs! Travel costs for two will be easy to plan and are often accommodated at the wedding venue. Sampson’s Hollow has the Farm Cabin for couples who would enjoy a romantic cabin in the Hollow.
Choosing a Destination!Sampson’s Hollow is a mountain farm destination that has been sought out by couples from across the US and abroad. Mountain elopements are a popular destination wedding and can be extremely romantic.
What is the Focus? The focus is the couple! The couples at Sampson’s Hollow receive an extremely high level of personal connective service. We are pleased to incorporate and know special things about your life, and your commitment together that will make this time and place unforgettable in your mind and heart. Often with a large wedding, the focus becomes the guests, instead of the couple. Often the most romantic weddings we have are elopements.
Privacy and Personal Experience! When you choose a destination wedding on a mountain farm like Sampon’s Hollow, you receive a level of privacy, and personal attention that is unmatched. When the focus is your love, choose Sampson’s Hollow to celebrate it.
When you choose to elope to the Smoky Mountains you choose a getaway that can be action packed! Although your vows might be private there are plenty of cool things to do together in the Smokies to celebrate the occasion.
Find romance in every area of the Smokies. Did you know that Sampson’s Hollow is located just next to popular Cades Cove. What a fun day to take the mountains and explore culture the way it used to be. The vast vistas will be a great background for a “selfie shoot” of just the two of you on your adventure.
Why not ride the wheel at The Island in Pigeon Forge. The Great Smoky Mountain Wheel runs each day from day into evening and might be a super romantically fun thing to do in our area.
Feeling like dining out? From Maryville to Townsend, Pigeon Forge to Gatlinburg there are hundreds of restaurants to explore. If you like locally owned and unique you may enjoy Elvira’s in Wears Valley, or why not J.T. Hannah’s in Pigeon Forge, ( a favorite of ours) or any of the hundreds of choices for dining out.
Hold hands, enjoy the sites, save time for some shopping and dining, site seeing and more when you elope to the Smoky Mountains. Eloping to the Smoky Mountains is a fantastic idea. Have the Honeymoon you dream of, private lodging with great fun in the area all round. The Great Smoky Mountains provides an excellent getaway locations. The Smokies are everything you need for your fairytale elopement. Elope to the Farm at Sampson’s Hollow.
Late autumn brings a special time at the farm. The colors of the trees and the mountain vistas create a backdrop that lasts well in to November. Indoor and outdoor weddings are held late in to the season as our southern temperatures allow, the red barn is a popular vow location as the season cools.
Trends in colors for late autumn include plums and purples, country apple colors along with hues of caramel and toffee. When it’s just the two of you we can help with flowers and decorations to make it a dream come true setting for your vow exchange.
Nature provides our backdrop and often great special touches. Talk with our coordinator about using pine cones, evergreens, winter berries, huckleberries and more for that special warm touch. We enjoy working with our couples to create that very romantic, story book setting just for you. A late autumn elopement to the farm in the Smoky Mountains can be so perfect for your wedding. Consider Sampson’s Hollow as part of your romantic story.
So you have considered eloping. The idea of a larger wedding feels overwhelming to you and you feel like an elopement might be just right for you. You are not alone. We often wonder how many couples actually consider elopement as one path to the dream wedding for them.
Is it the money they save?Elopements can save money. Our elopement packages are definitely money saving, however, not because they are less of a wedding, they simply involve fewer people.
Is it the secrecy? Many couples elope, and then tell their friends. Many may plan some type of celebration upon their return to help their friends and family celebrate the big event.
It’s the romance. Over and over again we hear it. It is the most romantic way to marry! Maybe it’s the secrecy. Maybe you spent more money on the honeymoon. What we hear is the fact that the vows that are exchanged, done between no one but you, make it the most romantic moment of your lives.
So there you have it from many couples! We do remind you that many people love you! Consider how you might help those who love you share in your dream elopement.
There are so many things on a couple’s mind when they get engaged, the excitement can be overwhelming. Many couples are anxious to share their exciting news with friends and family and begin planning ways to celebrate this new adventure in their lives.
Here are some reasons why people choose to elope, often to a farm and to the Smoky Mountains!
It’s More Romantic!
We hear this over and over again. Seriously, what is more romantic than secretly running away and saying “I do”?
It Saves Money!
True! Our ultra romantic packages for 2 are the creme de la creme only for two people. Everything you have ever dreamed of; for two.
It’s All About You!
It’s not that you don’t care about each other’s family, you do! But when it is a couple’s wedding for two, the focus is on you. How sweet is that?
Concentrate On the Honeymoon!
Our little getaway is a romantic as it gets. Why not concentrate on each other?
We welcome your getaway. Sneak away to the farm.
Shhhhh! We won’t tell. We will leave that all up to you!