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Romantic Mountain Resorts, Hotels and Inns

Getaways for Couples in the Mountains of the Southeast U.S.

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The mountains of the southeastern United States offer picturesque vistas, an array of invigorating outdoor activities and several exquisite romantic destinations. Indulge yourself and your relationship at one of these top rated mountain retreats, from luxurious resorts to intimate inns, each offering a unique set of amenities for a memory-making romantic getaway.

Blackberry Farm

Blackberry Farm Barn; Photo: Courtesy of Blackberry Farm
Photo: Courtesy of Blackberry Farm
Walland, Tennessee - This elegant 65-room mountain resort lies in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. Many of the luxurious accommodations feature antiques, fireplaces and verandas.

The Greenbrier

The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia:
Photo © The Greenbrier
White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia - Located in the lush Allegheny Mountains, this is one of three properties to have earned the AAA Five Diamond award for 30 consecutive years. A National Historic Landmark, the resort is famous for its classic architecture, landscaped grounds and outstanding service.

The Inn on Biltmore Estate

Inn on Biltmore Estate
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Asheville, North Carolina - The Inn on Biltmore Estate offers luxurious accommodations and attentive hospitality combined with outdoor activities galore on the 8000 acres of the Biltmore Estate. A shuttle runs between the Inn and the Biltmore Mansion for easy access to America's largest house.

High Hampton Inn and Country Club

Honeymoon Cottage at High Hampton Inn and Country Club
Photo: © Sheridan Alexander
Cashiers, North Carolina - High Hampton Inn and Country Club is an enchanting mountain resort in the heart of the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this rustic resort is steeped in tradition, attracting generation after generation of guests who return each year to relax and enjoy golf, tennis, hiking, fly fishing, the spa or simply a quiet afternoon of reading a good book surrounded by the sights and sounds of nature.

Westglow Resort and Spa

Blowing Rock, North Carolina - Located on the outskirts of Blowing Rock in the picturesque Blue Ridge Mountains, Westglow Resort and spa is housed in a Victorian mansion with additional accommodations in cozy cottages or the Lindal Cedar Lodge. Elegantly restored suites feature vintage period furnishings and a tranquil and relaxing atmosphere.

The Homestead

Photo of The Homestead
Photo: © Sheridan Alexander
Hot Springs, Virginia - A premier luxury resort located in the picturesque Allegheny Mountains of southwestern Virginia, The Homestead offers year round activities in a tranquil setting for romantic getaways as well as family vacations. Most rooms at the resort have mountain views and the resort spa is fed by the area's hot mineral rich springs.

Christopher Place

Newport, Tennessee - Secluded on 200 wooded acres with picturesque views of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, this intimate and luxurious bed and breakfast resort offers an array of amenities and activities, as well as a convenient Tennessee location near Pigeon Forge, Sevierville and Gatlinburg.

The Omni Grove Park Inn Resort and Spa

The Grove Park Inn Resort and Spa
Photo: © The Grove Park Inn Resort and Spa
Asheville, North Carolina - The historic Omni Grove Park Inn is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, just 1.5 miles to the center of Asheville. Great for couples, families or groups, the inn offers a number of activities and luxurious spa treatments.

Chetola Resort

Blowing Rock, North Carolina - Chetola Resort, a year round destination located at the edge of the charming mountain village of Blowing Rock, offers a range of accommodations including the Chetola Lodge, one to four bed room condominiums and the historic Bob Timberlake Inn.

The Greystone Inn

Lake Toxaway, North Carolina - This idyllic North Carolina mountain inn offers 33 guest rooms, 19 in the Greystone Mansion, 12 in the Hillmont featuring some with private porches overlooking the lake and two lakeside suites.

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