What better time to post pictures and a blog about our honeymoon than eight months after the wedding? We have been enjoying being married too much! But here goes…
We spent our 11 day/10 night honeymoon in Servierville, TN at the Great Smokies Lodge. The room was beautiful condo with a full kitchen, one bedroom, one bath, laundry, living room, and also a hot tub in the bedroom!
We arrived in Tennessee on Christmas Eve around 7pm. We were getting hungry and could could not find anywhere that was open (except one place). We ate at Gondoliers Pizza Italian Restaurant. The staff there was very nice. When the owner found out that we were on our honeymoon,
he made sure the waitress brought us a homemade strawberry cheesecake. It was very delicious. The pizza and the baklava was also very good! The leftover pizza and bread sticks went by to the room with us for Christmas lunch and supper.
After we ate supper, we went grocery shopping because we knew we would not find anything that was going to be open on Christmas day. The only shopping place that we could find open that had food was Walgreen’s. So we purchase the overprice small amount of food that would get us by until the day after Christmas.
It snowed Christmas day and the next two days after Christmas. It also snowed on New Years Day! It was so beautiful.
We drove out to Pigeon Forge to vist a few places. One of the places was the Apple Barn and Cider Mill. Such a great place to tour. It was built back in 1910. At the barn, they sale unique applewood smoked hams and bacon, apple butter, old-timey handmade candy from their Candy Factory, ice cream from “The Creamery” ice cream parlor, handmade crafts, fruit wines, and apple cider.
We also drove out to Gatlinburg to walk around and go in a lot of the shops there.
On our second to last day, we visited Cades Cove which is an 11-mile, one-way loop road circles the cove located in the Great Smokey mountains (as suggested by Pastor Dwight and Norma Mabry). We saw lots of beautiful scenery for sure! As you drive along the road, you see rolling hills, mountains, wildlife, old log cabins, and several old churches.
That’s not all of the pictures. Go to the gallery to see all of the pictures from the honeymoon.
Also, on one of the days that it was snowing, there was an accident that happened right in front of us…and we got it on video.
11.26.2010 | This video was shot while we were driving back to the resort in Sevierville, TN. Praise God no one was hurt and that we were not involved.