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6 Best Romantic Getaways in North Carolina

Romantic Getaway at Inn on Biltmore Estate

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Fall in love on a romantic getaway to the lush forests, charming mountain communities, or southern metropolises that make North Carolina the perfect place for a romantic getaway. 

Whether you are looking to celebrate an anniversary, reconnect, or just recharge away from the kids, there are activities for couples with every interest in North Carolina. Elevate your mood with views of rolling greenery during a mountain-top hike. Work as a team and get your adrenaline pumping while whitewater rafting one of our famous rushing rivers. Kayaking, fishing, birdwatching, a picnic—the number of outdoor activities are endless. Visit some of our quaint mountain towns and explore unique boutiques and shops or take time for a couple’s massage at an unforgettable spa. Stroll through a farmers market, attend a festival, browse a museum or art gallery, see a show—find what works for you. 

Below are some of the perfect places for a romantic escape with your significant other, while you enjoy everything North Carolina has to offer.


1. The Duke Mansion 

Charlotte, NC

This renovated 100-year-old mansion, just two miles from the center of Charlotte, NC, is a historic place not to miss. Stroll four and a half acres of beautifully arranged and maintained gardens on the grounds. Stay in one of the 20 individually decorated rooms, with a knowledgeable staff ready to answer any questions you may have. Reconnect in this charming BnB in Charlotte, North Carolina.


2. Old Edwards Inn & Spa 

Highlands, NC

Ideally located in Highlands, North Carolina, a town nestled on top of the blue ridge mountains, this inn style resort is perfect for a romantic getaway. Step in and unwind in the outdoor mineral pools and whirlpools on-site, but only after enjoying a spa treatment from their professional Spa staff. Escape to this renowned inn in Highlands, North Carolina.


3. Omni Grove Park Inn 

Asheville, NC

This century-old historic hotel is planted in a city steeped in artistic spirit, Asheville, North Carolina. Relax like it’s your job in their 43,000 square foot subterranean spa, enjoy a round of golf, and the artistic creations that are offered as part of their dining services. Also, every stay at the Omni Grove Park Inn leads to a donation to Feeding America as a part of their Say Goodnight to Hunger Initiative.


4. Blue Waters Mountain Lodge

Lake Santeetlah, NC

Stay at this breathtaking mountain lodge on the banks of Lake Santeetlah in the Nantahala National Forest. With plenty of lake activities for couples of ages including rafting, canoeing, swimming, fishing, biking, horseback riding, and sightseeing. Dine on the porch and look out over the glistening waters and into the lush mountains of the Nantahala Forest.


5. The Inn on Biltmore Estate

Asheville, NC

Travel back in time and stay in the Victorian homestead of the Vanderbilts—the Biltmore Estate. The Inn at the Biltmore features comprehensive spa packages and beauty services sure to ease you into a peaceful state of relaxation. Enjoy the ornate decor and detailed finishings that fill the Inn. Visitors could spend their entire romantic weekend on the Biltmore grounds. From the Biltmore gardens to the main house, whether you stay at the inn or not, the estate is a must-see while you are in Asheville, North Carolina.


6. Highland Lake Inn & Resort

Highlands, NC 

This resort sits on 26 acres of prime Western North Carolina land in Flat Rock, NC. Dining options include many ingredients from their own garden. Travel the grounds and enjoy the trails, paddleboard on the resorts private lake, or enjoy one of their 6 poolside cottages or 47 rooms available for guests. This is really a full-service location great for a romantic weekend.


Whether you are planning a weekend away with your valentine, celebrating an anniversary, or simply taking time to reconnect, North Carolina is the perfect getaway for you and your significant other.

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