Gatlinburg's SkyBridge is scheduled to open May 17. At 680 feet across, the SkyBridge will be the longest pedestrian suspension bridge in North America. You can take the SkyLift to the top of Crockett Mountain to access the bridge. There are glass panels in the bridge to give you views on just how far up you are. If walking across the bridge isn't for you, enjoy the views from the soon-to-open SkyDeck. The SkyLift, SkyBridge and SkyDeck all provide amazing views of Galinburg.

Georgia couple get engaged on the SkyBridge in Gatlinburg

Colbi McDaniels took his proposal to Sarah Cornell to new heights. 

While the high school sweethearts and current nursing students at Middle Georgia State University were in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, during their holiday break, they took a walk across the SkyBridge.

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If you aren’t familiar with the SkyBridge, it’s the country's longest pedestrian suspension bridge, with a span of 680 feet and a height of 140 feet at its midpoint.

It’s been a very popular attraction since it opened last May, so McDaniels had to wait a bit to pop the question. 

"There was like a stretch where there wasn't people in the way, and that's when he decided to get down on one knee, and I was like, 'ok what are you doing, why are you stopping on this bridge? I don't like to stop on this bridge,'" Cornell told 11 Alive, who originally reported the story.

McDaniels told 11 Alive the holidays were the perfect time to propose, because they share a love for Christmas. 

"I just had this special feeling about her when I first met her, I don't know, I can't really describe it. I just knew in my heart that she was the one," McDaniels told the television station.

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