HIKES, BIKES, OLD GROWTH FORESTS, AND INCREDIBLE VIEWS

SET HIGH ON A MOUNTAINTOP IN THE
HEART OF THE SMOKEY MOUNTAINS

NC Lookout

Off Path North Carolina Mountain Weddings

Enjoy 360° Smoky 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.

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YOUR MOUNTAIN PEAK REFUGE

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?

STAY IN COMFORT

Relax, Celebrate, Explore

LUXURY ACCOMMODATIONS

Unbeatable Views

On a flat-top mountain bordering Smoky Mountains National Park, Off Path NC Lookout looks like its straight out of a painting. With 360 mountain views, crystal clear nights, and breathtaking sunsets, it's hard to believe a place like this actually exists.

BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER, DRINKS

Chef Prepared Meals

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 classics and organic food sourced from local farmers, we're able to customize the menu around your tastes the entire week.

Mountain Haze Restaurant | Pinewood Bar | Black Bear Café | Hazey Hangout

Cards for Payments, Access, and Safety

Safe, Fun, Convenient

After checking-in, each guest will get a card that opens their room, tracks activity locations, and works as a cashless payment option for all food, drink, rentals, and adventures. Control your children's spending abilities and ensure you always know where everyone is at.

Something for Everyone

Endless Entertainment

Say ``I Do`` with 360 views from the top of the world. Ready for rain or shine, NC Lookout has no noise restrictions which means you'll be partying the night away under the stars.

AMENITIES, RULES, EXPECTATIONS

Features

& Details

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We've designed each Off Path location with convenience, safety, and fun in mind. From complimentary shuttles to pick you up to local activities, food, drink, and accessible facilities, we've got it all!

On-site facilities and 24/7 staff means that support is always available at a moment's notice. Feel free to make last minute changes or arrange for special assistance for your guests. Poor weather? We've got you covered – literally!

Venue Amenities

  • Digital Photo booth
  • Room Set Up
  • Break Down/Clean Up
  • Outdoor Fire Pit
  • Large Tables w/Linens
  • Outdoor Bar
  • Personalized Menu Cards
  • Champagne Toast
  • Cake Cutting Service
  • Heat & Air

Ceremony Amenities

  • Exclusive Use Of Site
  • Indoor / Outdoor
  • Religious Options
  • Small Chapel on-site
  • White Chair set up
  • Bridal Salon for the Day
  • Groomsmen Hangout
  • Photo Shuttle Service
  • Appetizers and Drinks

Accessibility

4 regular and all deluxe rooms are ADA handicap accessible. There are areas that are unpaved/rough and may be difficult to access by wheelchair.

Parking and Shuttles

Due to limited on-site parking, we use a complimentary shuttle and airport pickup system for all guests. For guests that are driving, we have off-site parking available.

Weather/Heaters

In-case of unexpected rain and/or chilly weather, Off Path always has outdoor heaters and indoor accommodations ready for any last minute changes.

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Style and Decor

From customized flower arrangements and lighting to themed weddings (just ask!), we can customize your celebration down to the very last detail.

Meet your event planner
and guest concierge

COMING SOON

Special Activities at NC Lookout

World-Class Trails and Hiking

With hundreds of miles of trails along the ridge tops and into the interior of Smokey Mountain National Park, you and your guests will never run out of new places to see and explore. From abandoned mines and old homesteads to the abundant wildlife in every direction, NC Lookout provides a never ending supply of some of the most incredible views in the world.

Luxury Spa

Sit back and relax with our full service spa, massage options, and alpine saunas – all with amazing views!

Movie Theater

Watch newly released movies with your friends and family on a huge outdoor screen.

Visit local towns

From Asheville to Gatlinburg, explore the best towns, cuisine, and entertainment in the area.

Treks & adventure

Go into the depths of the wilderness on guided hikes, survival courses, birdwatching tours, and more!

Guest Rooms

Perched on top of the world, Off Path's NC Lookout accommodations combine the best of Appalachian design with views that you have to see to believe. Watch the sun dip below the ocean each evening with a glass of wine sourced from our local producers. Explore the Milky Way Galaxy with perfect clarity through your room's large ceiling window. Wake up to the sun rising over the mountains.

Detailed Room Information

Standard

$119/night

Suites

$279/NIGHT

Deluxe

$139/NIGHT

Bunk Beds

$79/NIGHT

EVERYTHING YOU NEED AND MORE

Facilities

Wifi Coverage

Stay connected with fast satellite wifi coverage throughout the entire NC Lookout village area

Laundry Service

Drop off your clothing at our service desk and we'll return them the next day washed, dried, and folded

Smoking Free Areas

We've created designated smoking zones away from other guests and potential wildfire risk areas

Welcome Drink

Join us for a welcome drink, snacks, and celebration at the central restaurant dome when you arrive at NC Lookout

Yoga/Spa

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

Equipment Rentals

Rent bikes, tents, climbing gear, lawn games, and everything else you need during your trip

24/7 Staff, Food, Drinks, and Fun!

200

MAX CAPACITY

80

ROOMS

21

STAFF

The Ceremony

 

Have your wedding ceremony looking out over the mountains or inside one of our larger dome spaces in the forest. Either can be custom decorated or converted into religious areas at your request. A small chapel is just a short walk away from the central accommodations area and can also be used for your ceremony.

The Reception

 

Receptions at Off Path Venues happen in our largest domes with plenty of space for dancing, food, tables and hours of fun. Our North Carolina Mountain Lookout location features cutting-edge sound and PA system, outdoor fire pits and lounge areas, and a huge bay windows so that everyone can enjoy the scenery while celebrating your marriage.

CASHLESS PAYMENTS

CUSTOM INVITATIONS

OUTDOOR & INDOOR

NO NOISE RESTRICTIONS

Early Support Guarantee – Stay 2 Nights on Us

 

It’s an exciting time at Off Path Venues as our team works full speed to prepare the site for 2020 wedding season. Since this venue isn’t complete yet, we don’t have final photos of the finished site. Book with us now and we’ll host you for two nights this summer so you can see what Off Path NC Lookout is all about before your wedding day. If it’s not for you, we’d be happy to provide a full refund. We’ll also provide an additional $500 subsidy towards your photographer bill to thank you for early support.

We’re under construction – Additional photos coming soon!