Welcome to Honeysuckle Hills from my family to yours.
Since 2007 my family’s farm has been a favorite gathering place in the Smoky Mountains for couples getting married. But not just the “I Do” part… they all become part of something special.
What was once a humble red barn built in 1950 for cattle and tobacco now has more modern wedding conveniences and a cottage-style feel. I not only lived in the barn after remodeling it, but I also raised two children in it.
My family hopes you’ll feel just like one of the “cousins” after you’re married here. Our little farm has history that goes all the way back to the founding of the Smoky Mountain National Park. The very dirt you’ll walk down the aisle on was given to the original property owner by the government in repayment for taking their land. The home they once enjoyed is now part of the public mountain paradise we all enjoy.
My Daddy bought this land back in 1983. It looks a whole lot different now than it did back then! He spoiled me rotten, allowing me to photograph butterflies in the same field while they baled hay. Lung cancer took his life in 2006, but because of his hard work we are all blessed to share these rolling hills, horses, and mountain streams with you.
I can think of no better way to honor Daddy’s life than to maintain a country paradise here as a private wedding venue. Our entire family strives to have everything you’ll need, so if you’re traveling from far away (as most of our couples do,) you’ll appreciate our good old-fashioned southern hospitality.
We all believe if you’re getting married in the Smoky Mountains, you should have the time to enjoy your wedding experience, too. This is why we dedicate ourselves to only one wedding each day.
Growing up here, I spent a lot of time on front porches. The absence of electronic social media gave me more personal time with people I now miss deeply. Without today’s technology I wouldn’t get to meet great couples like you… but I learned there is no substitution for taking the time to listen to real people.
When you inquire with us about your wedding, don’t hold back. We want to know all the ideas you’ve come up with so far, and we’ll even help you plan if you have no idea where to start.
YOUR STORY is important to us, and ultimately becomes part of our story. How you met, how long it took to pick out that engagement ring, who’s going to walk you down the aisle… it all matters.
So now that you know a little about us, hit the “contact Regina” button and tell me all about the two of you!
Regina, Mom (Kathy,) Aunt Sharon, Emily, Tashia, Gracie & Holly