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The Southeast for Lovers

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Are you looking for love in all the right places? From the High Country to the Lowcountry, the Southeast is a great destination for memorable romantic getaways in all seasons.

Romantic Mountain Resorts

The Homestead - An All Season Luxury Resort in Hot Springs, Virginia: Photo by George Alexander
The Homestead - An all season luxury resort in Hot Springs, VA: Photo by George Alexander
Take Your Relationship to New Heights:
The mountains of the Southeastern United States offer picturesque vistas, an array of invigorating outdoor activities and several exquisite romantic resort destinations. Indulge yourself and your relationship at one of these top rated mountain retreats, each offering a unique set of amenities for a memory-making romantic getaway.

Culinary Adventures for Food and Wine Lovers

Cooking Class at the Boar's Head Inn in Virginia
A Cooking Class at the Boar's Head Inn in Virginia: Photo Courtesy of the Boar's Head Inn
Add some sizzle and spice to your next getaway:
The growing popularity of culinary travel has prompted many resorts, restaurants and specialty shops to invest in top of the line teaching kitchens where participants can enjoy an array of new and exciting cooking classes and other culinary demonstrations. This is a great way for couples to enjoy food and wine experiences during any season.

Five Diamond Hotels and Resorts

The Greenbrier - Rated a 5 Diamond resort since the inception of the awards: Photo © The Greenbrier
The Greenbrier - Rated a 5 Diamond resort since the inception of the awards: Photo © The Greenbrier
Add some sparkle to your relationship with diamonds:
The American Automobile Association (AAA) Five Diamond Award Winning hotels and resorts offer the ultimate in luxury and provide an array of ideal settings for a special romantic getaway. After all, who doesn't appreciate diamonds?

Spas for Nature Inspired Pampering

Magnolia Blossom - Photo Credit: Diane Macdonald / Getty Images
Magnolia Blossom - Photo Credit: Diane Macdonald / Getty Images
Pamper your body, your mind and your relationship:
The lush and picturesque landscape of the Southeast, from the mountains and across the farmlands to the coast, has provided inspiration for artists, storytellers, travelers and many others. Drawing from the region's bountiful and diverse natural resources, many of the spas in the Southeast have been inspired, as well, to create luscious signature treatments and nature-based therapies from the fragrant gardens, fresh mountains, verdant farmlands and balmy coastlines of the region.

Restaurant Week City Getaways

Photo Credit: Paul Piebinga / Getty Images
Enjoy romantic dining for less during Restaurant Week. Photo Credit: Paul Piebinga / Getty Images
Wine and Dine City Getaways for Less:
Restaurant Week events take place in several cities throughout the Southeast with special fixed prices at participating restaurants, offered at various venues and times during the year. Participating restaurants may choose to offer restaurant week menus at lunch, dinner or both, making these culinary celebrations a great time to enjoy wining and dining for less.

Wine Trails of Virginia

A picturesque scene along one of Virginia's wine trails: Photo courtesy of Virginia Tourism Corp.
A picturesque scene along one of Virginia's wine trails: Photo courtesy of Virginia Tourism Corp.
For the grape love of your life:
The wine trails of Virginia, home to more than 130 wineries, meander along scenic routes, near historic towns and convenient to several of Virginia's popular attractions, offering a delightful way to explore the region. In addition to having year round visiting hours, many wineries host special seasonal wine events.

The Southeast for Chocolate Lovers

Photo of Assorted Chocolates; Photo Credit: Charles Thatcher / Getty Images
Photo Credit: Charles Thatcher
Go loco for cocoa together:
Enjoy the sweet life of chocolate during your visit to the Southeastern United States. Whether you are a true chocophile or just have a casual appreciation for the delights of wonderful chocolates, this sampling of all things chocolate is sure to whet your appetite.

Ski Resorts in the Southeast

A Romantic Winter Destination for Skiing and More:  Photo © Snowshoe Mountain Resort
Snowshoe Mountain - A romantic winter destination for skiing and more: Photo © Snowshoe Mtn Resort
Winter wonderland destinations for great skiing, cozy snuggling and ...
There are more than 15 ski resorts to enjoy in the mountains of the Southeastern United States. From full service resorts with on-site lodging and luxurious spas to smaller ski areas that are ideal for a day of skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing, the ski resorts of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Great Smoky Mountains and the Allegheny Mountains offer romantic winter destinations.
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