On a grassy plateau looking out over the lake and the Great Smoky Mountains, you'll be overwhelmed with views and things to do during your time at Off Path. Walk down to the lake, hike a mountain peak, or relax by a bonfire as you watch the fog roll over the mountains each night. Our Smoky Mountains Wedding Venue is the only comprehensive village in the area with hundreds of acres of private land and everything you and your guests need within walking distance.
Enjoy some of the best trails, fishing, and water on the east coast. Walk to the water and top trails from the resort!
High elevation and no nearby cities create the perfect viewing conditions for the Milky Way Galaxy and millions of stars.
Take a quick shuttle to reach any spot in the Smoky Mountain National Park – or nearby towns to shop, eat, and explore!
Watch movies with your friends and family on a huge outdoor screen while enjoying amazing food, drinks, and service.
Rent bikes, horses, climbing equipment, umbrellas, lawn games, and everything else you need during your stay.
Located directly across the lake from Smoky Mountains National Park and surrounded by undisturbed forests on all sides, Off Path Hermitage is far from the crowds and developments further north, yet close to almost everything the Smoky's has to offer.
Our property includes lake access, boat rentals, connected hiking trails, private spas, bars, restaurants, horse rentals, and more entertainment than you could possibly imagine.
Whether you want to venture into the park for the day or spend your week exploring thousands of public acres surrounding our venue, we've got everything you need for create the perfectly wedding
With breathtaking sunrises and amazing views from every room, you'll feel like you're sitting on the edge of the world.
Specializing in Blue Ridge classics & 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.
Join us for a welcome drink, snacks, and celebration at the central restaurant dome when you arrive at your Smoky Mountains wedding.
Stay connected with fast satellite wifi coverage throughout the entire Hermitage village area (limited cell reception).
On-site parking is available for all guests. Shuttles from nearby airports can be scheduled.
In-case of rain and/or chilly weather, outdoor heaters and indoor spaces are ready for any last minute changes.
From customized flower arrangements and lighting to themed weddings, we can bring your vision to life!
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.
Whether you're walking back from an amazing wedding reception to your room or returning from a hike down to the water, you'll never be more than a stone's throw away from food, drinks, and your bed. We've designed our Smoky Mountains wedding venue to be the perfect mix of convenience and privacy - whether you love the silence of nature or the excitement of friends.
Water's Edge is the main restaurant at Off Path Smoky Mountains, providing amazing meals day or night.
With several locations throughout the village, you'll always have a place to grab a drink with friends.
Visit our Italian style café for morning breakfast and coffee with a sunrise view - come back later for a snack.
A cross between a lounge and a bar, there's plenty of space to layout, relax, or sit by the fire with food/drink.
Take a break from exploring and adventure and treat yourself to our full onsite spa and resort area.
Say your vows looking out over the water and Great Smoky Mountain range or head deep into the forest for something more rugged. Ready for rain or shine, Smoky Mountain Hermitage has no noise restrictions which means you'll be partying the night away under the stars. When you're ready to call it a night, you and your guests can just walk back to your rooms – everything you need is right there!
Off Path Venues is nature-centered in everything we do. This property is uses solar panels and water heating systems to reduce the need for ugly cabling and noisy pumping systems. Our water is additionally filtered by a Reverse Osmosis system for the cleanest, most refreshing water you've ever tasted. We also engage in year-round habitat rehabilitation efforts to encourage the flourishing of local wildlife so that you can enjoy the natural environment as it was indented.
Enjoy freshly harvested organic produce from both our property gardens and local farms. Greenhouses on the edge of the venue allow us to produce most of what we need right on the property. All our meat and seafood is sustainably harvested by local farmers, fishermen, or suppliers we know personally - no factory farms. The result is a localized, seasonal menu for healthier food that tastes amazing.
From exciting daily activities and games to complimentary babysitting services on your wedding night, Off Path is the perfect place to bring the entire family. Our family play center is just a short walk away from the main reception domes, which means that parents can both enjoy the party and check-in on their children whenever they'd like throughout the evening.*
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*.
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.
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.