Lodging & Accommodations

Make it a whole wedding weekend!

While Delano is a charming small town, its surrounding area offers a wealth of attractions that draw visitors seeking outdoor adventure, scenic beauty, and a touch of history. Here are some highlights:

 
 

Natural Splendor

Nestled near the Cherokee National Forest and the Hiwassee Ocoee Scenic River State Park, Delano is a gateway to stunning landscapes. Hike or bike along scenic trails, go whitewater rafting on the Ocoee River, or simply relax by the Hiwassee River and soak in the mountain views.

Thrilling Activities

Unleash your inner adventurer with exciting options near Delano. Challenge yourself with whitewater rafting on the Ocoee River, renowned for its rapids. Explore the Hiwassee Ocoee Scenic River State Park by kayak or canoe, enjoying a more peaceful exploration of the waterways.

Historical Charm

Take a step back in time by visiting the McMinn County Living Heritage Museum. Explore exhibits showcasing the rich history and culture of the region. You might even stumble upon a local county fair, a quintessential small-town experience.

Scenic Drive

Delano's location makes it a perfect starting point for scenic drives. Take a day trip along the Cherohala Skyway, a breathtaking highway offering panoramic views of the Appalachian Mountains. Explore the charming towns and hidden gems scattered throughout the region.

Starr Mountain Lodge

Starr Mountain Lodge cabin is a 3,200 square foot luxury cabin that will sleep 13 in beds with too many amenities to list and is right in the middle of so many outdoor activities to do here in Southeast TN.  
 
Inquire now to book this cabin with your wedding date at Hiwassee River Weddings. 

Other Accommodations

We have a variety of hotels and other lodging that we recommend. Upon booking, we will send out a list of other accommodations for you and your guests!

Did you know we have add ons?

We can set you up with some fun activities during your stay!
  • An Orvis-endorsed guided fly-fishing excursion on a drift boat fishing for rainbow, brown and brook trout on the Hiwassee River which is a top 100 USA trout stream
  • Shooting sporting clays at one of the finest sporting clay ranges in the Southeast USA
  • Paddling or floating as a group down the easy going Crystal Clear Hiwassee River (Tennessee’s first Scenic and Blueway designated river)
  • Rafting down the challenging Ocoee River with one of the best outfitters on the Ocoee
  • Flying in a glider piloted by a world class pilot over the Cherokee National Forest
  • Riding in a historic train through to the top of the mountain loop and back into the valley
  • Let Hiwassee River Corporate Executive Events Staff customize your next meeting for something your executive team will remember!