We Provide Perfect

It’s the one day that has to be perfect—the day you embark on your new life with a new family. Our job is to help you create lifelong memories of an amazing day and the people with whom you share it.

The RT Lodge has become recognized nationally as a premier wedding destination. We have hosted couples from around the nation who chose The Lodge as the ideal place to share their commitment to each other. We take this responsibility very seriously.

From your rehearsal dinner to the vows and the reception that follows, we make every moment unforgettable.

During every season of the year, the Lodge provides spectacular natural settings and a variety of elegant, comfortable interior spaces. We work with you, your family, and your planners to transform it into your personal estate for a truly distinctive wedding weekend, customized with special menus, events and activities.

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The Lodge is exclusively yours for the weekend of your celebration, from Friday through Sunday. Imagine one location for guest accommodations, rehearsal dinner, bridesmaid’s brunch, a special ceremony, and exquisite reception. We manage it all for you.

You won't be subjected to frantically scrambling from location to location; with guest rooms, an array of dining rooms, elegant common areas, outdoor leisure space, a range of ceremony and reception options, including a spectacular custom-built Sperry Tent, we offer the ideal setting for your special time. The Lodge is the ideal backdrop for spending time with family and friends during this once-in-a-lifetime event.

Our professional staff will guide you through wedding planning step by step. We offer the bride and groom a uniquely personal experience culminating in a memorable celebration for up to 300 guests.

We offer a variety of base wedding packages, plus custom add-ons that give you the ability to create the perfect wedding event. Please call us at 865-981-9800 for pricing information and to schedule a time to tour the property and discuss plans for your big day.


The staff is wonderful! The food was excellent! The lodge and accommodations were amazing. Fires in fireplaces, comfortable seating, cozy fire pit burning stocked with wood, marshmallows and roasting sticks, graham crackers and chocolate bars. All of this and more came together to have the BEST wedding I have ever attended!
— Cathy Clearman