NC Lookout

hikes, bikes, old growth forests, and incredible views

A wedding venue looking out over
the Best of the Blue Ridge Mountains

North Carolina Mountain Weddings

Enjoy 360° Mountain Views

Perched on top of a mountain in the middle of Appalachia, Off Path NC Lookout feels like you're on top of the world. With iconic hiking trails, waterfalls, swimming holes, and crystal clear night skies, you'll never want to leave this mountain top paradise.

Hikes, Horses, Fly Fishing

With miles of trails and cold water streams, you and your guests will will enjoy world-class fishing and never run out of places to explore.

Crystal Clear Skies

Perched on top of a mountain with no cities nearby, you'll be able to see every star in the sky while relaxing around a bonfire.

200+ Acres

From wide open fields, private trails, and mountain peak views, you'll have complete privacy at your own private retreat.

Outdoor Theatre

Watch movies with your friends and family on a huge outdoor screen while enjoying amazing food, drinks, and service.

Equipment Rental

Rent bikes, horses, fishing equipment, umbrellas, lawn games, and everything else you need during your stay.


North Carolina Lookout

On top of a mountain surrounded by the most beautiful landscape you can imagine, NC Lookout has the world's best views and all the adventurous activities the Smoky Mountains are known for. Walk just a few yards from the reception area to reach the peak of the mountain where you can sit, relax, and enjoy a sunset next to the warmth of a giant outdoor bonfire.

Celebrate your wedding week on top of the world with adventure in every direction and luxury accommodations for you and all your guests – what more could you ask for?

Unbeatable Views

With breathtaking sunrises and amazing views from every room, you'll feel like you're sitting on the edge of the world.

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Amazing Food

Specializing in Midwest classics and locally sourced meat and produce, we can customize the menu around your tastes the entire week.


Join us for daily yoga sessions, workouts, guided meditation, art actives for kids, and full spa/massage experiences each day.

Welcome Drinks

Join us for a welcome drink, snacks, and celebration at the central restaurant dome when you arrive at your Blue Ridge wedding.


Wifi Coverage

Stay connected with fast wifi coverage throughout the entire NC Lookout village area (limited cell reception).

Parking & Shuttles

On-site parking is available for all guests. Shuttles from nearby airports can be scheduled.

Weather Proof

In-case of rain and/or chilly weather, outdoor heaters and indoor spaces are ready for any last minute changes.


From flower arrangements and lighting to themed weddings, we can customize down to the last detail.

Cashless Options

Each guest receives a wristband that opens their room and can be used to pay for food, drink, & rentals.


6 regular and all deluxe rooms/suites are ADA handicap accessible. Contact us for details.

Welcome to the Blue Ridge Wedding Village

Walking Distance to Everything

Whether you're walking back from an amazing wedding reception to your room or returning from a hike down the mountain, you'll never be more than a stone's throw away from food, drinks, and your bed. We've designed our Blue Ridge wedding venue to be the perfect mix of convenience and privacy - whether you love the silence of nature or the excitement of friends and family.

Start each morning with an amazing breakfast as the sun rises through the early mountain fog. Finish each night with a cold drink next to a roaring bonfire. Specializing in Appellation and French classics with organic food sourced from local farmers, we're able to customize the menu around your tastes the entire week.


Edelweiss is our main Blue Ridge Mountain restaurant, with a full menu inspired by French mountain culture.

Pinewood Bar

With two locations on the cliffs, you'll always have a place to grab a drink and hangout with friends and family.

Black Bear Café

Visit our Italian style café for morning breakfast and coffee with a sunrise view - come back later for a snack.

Hazy Hangout

A cross between a lounge and a bar, there's plenty of space to layout, relax, or sit by the fire with food/drink.

Blue Mist Spa

Take a break from exploring and adventure and treat yourself to our full onsite spa and resort area.

Beautiful Ceremony and Reception Spaces

Celebrate the night away looking out over the endless peaks of the Blue Ridge Mountains

Surrounded by bonfire pits and looking out over the mountain valleys below through huge 40ft tall windows, our reception spaces come with state of the art sound systems, dance floors, several bars, photo booths, large projector/displays, and more. A small Christian chapel sits a short walk away in the woods and can also be used for your ceremony.

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Everything you need and more

Included at Blue Ridge NC Lookout

Hotel comfort with unbelievable views of Badlands National Park

Guest Accommodations

Our unique dome structures provide more space, amazing views, and hold up better against mother nature in cold, heat, rain, and wind. Each location includes both budget oriented rooms and suites for larger groups and families. Modern bathrooms, luxury bedding, a large sky window for star gazing, and fireplaces are standard in all rooms. Reserve early to ensure you get a room that meets your budget and preference*.

*Not all standard and deluxe accommodations have handicap accessible bathrooms. You can hold these rooms for particular guests in advance if needed.

Dome Glamping


$159 per Night

  • Small bathroom and shower
  • Queen bed w/ luxury linens
  • Loft with full sized mattress (perfect for kids or singles)
  • Chairs and table
  • Small fireplace
  • Nature view


$209 per Night

  • Larger living area
  • Spacious bathroom and shower
  • Queen bed w/ luxury linens + queen loft
  • Chairs and table
  • Transparent roof for stargazing
  • Fireplace
  • Premium View


$279 per Night

  • Double the space
  • Luxury bathroom
  • King bed w/ luxury linens
  • Queen loft
  • Sitting area with tables, chairs, and furniture
  • Transparent roof for stargazing
  • Fireplace
  • Couch with pullout (full)

Honeymoon Suite


  • Enjoy the largest and most luxurious accommodation that Off Path provides. Located away from the rest of the village for the utmost privacy, you’ll be able to enjoy your time at Off Path with peace, quiet, and amazing views. 

Explore the Village & Surroundings

Reservation start date shown in the calendar above. Each reservation is for 4 nights minimum but can be extended to 8 nights if desired and available.

Plan, book, invite, manage

Starting Planning Now

Register for a free account on our wedding planning site to begin organizing your dream wedding today. From vendor selection and website design to menu customization and guest invitations, you'll be able to manage everything in one place.

*Dates not guaranteed until deposit is received and confirmed.