Do you provide vendor suggestions?

It takes a lot of working parts to make the perfect wedding. At The Lodge at Bear River you are welcome to choose your wedding vendors, but if you need a bit of help choosing professionals, download our partner files below to see a variety of vendors who have helped to make weddings memorable.

Vendor list

Where can you stay in the Bear River Lodge community and in nearby Hot Springs? More info at the links below:


(847) 809-3098

RiverDance, “an out of the ordinary lodging experience” located in the gated community of Bear River.  The panoramic view stretches all the way to Tennessee, to be enjoyed from your deck or the comfy Adirondack chairs on the knoll.

Be it either SkyView (Tree house) or RiverHaven , you will find all the comforts of home.  SkyView is nestled in the woods offering, a dreamy king bedroom, vaulted great room, bath, full kitchen, and a propane fire pit for conversation under the stars. If you should need extra sleeping space there is a futon.

RiverHaven is located in the lower level of the main house, and too is very inviting space. It  has a queen bedroom, bath, full kitchen, great room and a patio/deck to include a propane fire pit. If you should need to expand your sleeping space there is a full futon.

Our Calendar is up to date on the website, along with images, and ways to connect with the rich activities in the area. Please call text Callie at 847-809-3098, and take a look at our website at


Hot Springs Tourism Association

Hot Springs, NC, a resort destination for almost 200 years, has long been renowned for its healing hot mineral springs, scenic mountain setting, and abundance of natural resources. Recently voted the Best Small Mountain Town from Georgia to West Virginia by readers of Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine you will find we have a welcoming small town feeling. Hot Springs, NC Is just 40 minutes north of Asheville. We are located at the junction of the Appalachian Trail and the French Broad River in a valley surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Pisgah National Forest. Hot Springs is the North Carolina only town where the Appalachian Trail runs directly down the main street.

Wildcat Cove
Awe Inspiring Log Home has a master suite on the main floor with an ensuite bath, two bedrooms up with a bath, a man cave down with a bath and an additional 1/2 bath on the main floor.  The views are gorgeous long range ones. The home is nicely stocked for your comfort with Wi-Fi, nice linens, dishes and cooking utensils, paper products, coffee, tea, soaps, wood fireplace with firewood provided and huge decks to enjoy the views.  The home is just up from the Lodge and stream.


Mountain Overlook

(561) 512-6283
(561) 512-6283

Perched on a hill in North Carolina's Smoky Mountains, this 4-acre, 3-bedroom home combines modern amenities with pristine views of forests, mountains, wildlife and sunsets. Three beautifully appointed floors plus a huge deck offer an effortless indoor/outdoor lifestyle in which to unwind and recharge. Secluded yet easy to access, it's an ideal home base for exploring the area's many ways to play amid nature's beauty, from outdoor sports to scenic drives to relaxing hot springs

Waters Edge Cabin

(828) 380-1270
(561) 512-6283
Water's Edge Cabin has a master bedroom suite with an ensuite bath and another bath on the main floor.  The loft has a queen bed, a full bed, pool table and den area.  It is quite close to the stream and you can see the stream from most every window.  The home is nicely stocked for your comfort with Wi-Fi, nice linens, dishes and cooking utensils, paper products, coffee, tea, soaps, gas fireplace, and cozy creek side ambience.