Top 10 Romantic Getaways In Blue Ridge Mountains, USA - Updated 2022

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Plarlene Juliane
Plarlene Juliane 
Updated

Turn any day into Valentine’s day by taking your significant other on a trip to the Blue Ridge Mountains, USA. While you are here, you’ll be able to explore a myriad of impressive attractions, including Chattahoochee National Forest, Tallulah Gorge, Black Rock Mountain, and Amicalola Falls. Couples who love nature can bond while trailing the scenic wilderness sites, such as Brasstown Bald or Blood Mountain. You can also set up a date near pristine lakes, where you can feel the fresh breeze and appreciate the surrounding views. Below is a compiled list of ideal places in the area that couples can visit. Check out the top romantic getaways in Blue Ridge Mountains, USA.

1. Asheville, NC

Asheville, NC
Source: Photo by Flickr user Blake Patterson used under CC BY 2.0

Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains is this fabulous city that is loaded with exciting recreational activities every traveling couple would love. This city is botanically diverse, especially since it is home to The North Carolina Arboretum and Craggy Gardens. You can take a picture of wildflowers or azaleas while hiking with your partner. If you’re a coffee-lover, this city is home to top-notch artisan coffee shops. Additionally, since it is known for its magnificent art scene, Asheville will make you fall in love with street art that you’ll see in many places here.

For your accommodation, the best choices are the cottages at The Residences at Biltmore or DoubleTree by Hilton.


The Residences at Biltmore - Asheville

Wifi Available

Address: 700 Biltmore Avenue
Accommodates: 8

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km)


DoubleTree by Hilton Biltmore/Asheville

Wifi Available

Address: 115 Hendersonville Road
Accommodates: 6

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre

Romantic Mountain Getaway w/ Private Hot Tub
Asheville, North Carolina, United States
120 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
loved the room and having no tv was a unexpected surprise that was pleasantly welcomed
the bed was extremely comfortable and the area was nice and quiet
it’s very private very comfortable bed and the outdoor jacuzzi was an added plus
wonderful relaxing place so well stocked/equipped and so cozy in winter with the hot tub
Cleanliness:
the space was clean and the bed was comfortable
the place was very clean and well put together
xanet’s place was impeccably clean and everything was perfect for a quick getaway
very peaceful private and clean
the place was clean thoughtfully layed out and decorated
Host:
excellent host made sure to let us know about events and activities and town
excellent host very responsive and helpful
xanet was very kind and welcoming
Location:
the location is amazing it’s very close to downtown
wonderful trip and a beautiful location
great place great location airbnb is centrally located super close to downtown asheville
the location is perfect outside of town but still close to everything
it was super close to everything downtown too
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2. Blowing Rock, NC (from USD 216)

Autumn in Blowing Rock NC
Source: Photo by Flickr user John McTarnaghan used under CC BY 2.0

With inviting downtown shops, award-winning restaurants, fine breweries, and scenic trails, Blowing Rock promises an exciting romantic getaway. It is part of the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway. For a romantic experience, take your partner on a hike at Glen Burney Trails, where you can head straight to a beautiful waterfall nearby. If you just want a laidback time together, go on a date at The Restaurant at Gideon Ridge Inn, which has a terrace that allows you to eat with mountain views.

Book yourself some world-class accommodations in Chetola Resort and Meadowbrook Inn. These properties are top picks for travelers in town.


Chetola Resort at Blowing Rock (Lodge)

Wifi Available

Address: 185 Chetola Lake Drive
Accommodates: 10

Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court Sauna Fitness centre


Meadowbrook Inn

Wifi Available

Address: 711 Main Street
Accommodates: 10

Parking Meeting/banquet facilities 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms

Windsong
171 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we enjoyed the porch for our morning coffee and breakfast and watched the sunrise
cozy comfortable modern in all the right ways
Cleanliness:
super stylish sparkling clean and full of interesting touches
beautiful stay with everything you need and really clean
it was extremely clean and well maintained with amazing touches of design to the home
the house is decorated so cute and was super clean
Host:
dj is an excellent host super accommodating and helpful
this place is slice of heaven we did not want to leave dj is a great host
Location:
great location and even nicer than what you see in the pictures
the location is awesome to both boone and blowing rock
absolutely fantastic home in the best location
especially enjoyed the outdoor space and convenient location to blowing rock and boone
we loved the space the convenient location and prompt responses from dj
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3. Middleburg, VA (from USD 225)

Shop on East Washington Street Middleburg (VA) November 2013
Source: Photo by Flickr user Ron Cogswell used under CC BY 2.0

Middleburg is a historic town brimming with grandiose buildings and rich vineyards. Located in Loudoun County, which sits on the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, this town is worth visiting. Go on a wine-tasting date at 50 West Vineyards or have a sweet and simple meal in The Red Fox Inn & Tavern.

Upon arrival, head to Salamander Resort & Spa to loosen up.


The Red Fox Inn & Tavern

Wifi Available

Address: 2 East Washington Street
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Bar 24-hour front desk Newspapers Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms


Salamander Resort and Spa

Wifi Available

Address: 500 N. Pendleton
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court

Waterfront Cottage at Goose Creek
Middleburg, Virginia, United States
92 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage was cozy with a fantastic view
barb's waterfront cottage at goose creek was the perfect cozy cottage
the top quality furnishings are super comfortable and aesthetically pleasing
this cozy cottage was surrounded with the most wonderful sights and sounds of nature
the living room had an amazing view of the surrounding trees and creek
Cleanliness:
very clean and comfortable
the place is very clean and well maintained
the place was very clean with an updated kitchen and shower
the house is quite spacious and very clean
well cared for and clean
Host:
she was super flexible and attentive
host is very accommodating and friendly
barb is a great host
barb was a great host and responded within minutes to our questions and needs
barbara was very responsive to any questions
Location:
overall cute place
location is fantastic: 5 mins drive from middleburg
such a great place it’s beautiful and in close proximity to town and nearby wineries and restaurants :)
close to tons of parks trails and backwoods areas which was perfect with our pups
the location couldn’t have asked for a better place to stay
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4. Gatlinburg, TN (from USD 379)

Gatlinburg, TN
Source: Photo by Flickr user A Yee used under CC BY 2.0

You’ll definitely have a good time in Gatlinburg, which offers plenty of exciting things to do for a perfect romantic getaway. Enjoy wonderful views with your loved one at Ober Gatlinburg. Don’t forget to go on a scenic drive on Blue Ridge Parkway or visit Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies is also a famous attraction for tourists visiting here. Just five minutes from the said attraction, you can stay at nearby hotels, such as Margaritaville Resort, Endless Love Gatlinburg, or Black Bear Inn & Suites.


Margaritaville Resort Gatlinburg

Wifi Available

Address: 539 Parkway
Accommodates: 6

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Garden Non-smoking rooms


Endless Love

Wifi Available

Address: 1115 Villa Dr.
Accommodates: 2

Parking Free parking Internet services Hot tub/ WiFi Available Free WiFi Non-smoking throughout Air conditioning


Black Bear Inn & Suites

Wifi Available

Address: 1100 Parkway
Accommodates: 4

Meeting/banquet facilities 24-hour front desk Non-smoking rooms Facilities for disabled guests Internet services Lift Safety deposit box Hot tub/jacuzzi

5. Blue Ridge, GA (from USD 181)

Mercier Orchards
Source: Photo by Flickr user Olin Gilbert used under CC BY 2.0

Just seven minutes from the capital city of Georgia, this charming town boasts sublime mountain views. Here, you will have plenty of outdoor activities that you can try, such as hiking. However, it’s also filled with galleries, cafes, and shops that you can explore together. If you want to witness the town’s flora, the ideal season to visit here are during summertime or fall.

Enjoy a trip on Blue Ridge Scenic Railway, a four-hour train ride that offers stunning views of nature.

Daffodil Hill Farm Romantic Luxury Carriage House!
Blue Ridge, Georgia, United States
126 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the carriage house is a spacious contemporary apartment sitting over the barn on a lovely wooded property
Cleanliness:
additionally the entire space was very clean and tidy
extremely clean super friendly and absolutely unique place makes for a fantastic stay
the carriage is clean and beautifully decorated farm vintage style
their little farm is so clean and natural feeling
the carriage house is big spacious and very comfortable
Host:
they were very hospitable and kind
they are extremely friendly and gracious hosts
experienced hosts very welcoming will give you as much privacy or as much interaction as you desire
the animals on the farm are very well taken care of and loved by their owners
this space is amazing the hosts are very hospitable and helpful
Location:
beautiful getaway from the city a really great place to decompress and rejuvenate
lovely home quiet getaway close to hiking and shopping and other activities year round
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Peaceful Ridge & your Epic Experience!
Blue Ridge, Georgia, United States
221 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we loved the huge deck the awesome bed shower and the high end finishes
the bathroom & finishing touches make the space all the more perfect
Cleanliness:
super clean and modern
the cabin was very clean and cozy
the cabin was very clean and stylish
spotlessly clean great location
the place is very clean and tastefully decorated inside
Host:
host was great as well
hosts were great communicators and made sure we had all we needed
denise & greg were great host
fantastic home super clean amazing location - we can’t say enough great things about the home and the hosts
greg and denise are excellent hosts
Location:
the property was located close to all of the nearby points of interest
greg and denise were great hosts this place is beautiful and located in a cozy community
this brand new cabin is perfect for a couples getaway it’s beautiful very clean and perfect location
this cabin was a great place to stay
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Mini Mountain Blue
Blue Ridge, Georgia, United States
341 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
bed was very comfortable and couch too
highly recommend chad and rebecca’s place well designed cabin that was the perfect amount of space and comfortable
the bed was super comfortable the hot tub was perfect and the fireplace was a luxurious bonus
very comfortable and just enough space for two
cozy space and comfortable bed definitely worth the trip
Cleanliness:
very clean nice and quiet
very clean and beautiful place
very clean and well supplied
everything was sparkling clean and accommodating
their cabin was sparkling clean and perfect
Host:
great service with very fast responses from our host
the hosts were very responsive and kind
very friendly people everywhere
chad and rebecca were also very responsive to any questions we had and were gracious hosts to us
chad is such a gracious host
Location:
the location was perfect distance from the wedding venue and downtown
amazing place in a good location
loved this tiny house so cute and the location was great
loved this cabin close to town yet we were isolated from traffic and noise at night
this is a great location
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6. Sautee Nacoochee, GA (from USD 135)

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The awe-inspiring community of Sautee Nacoochee is located less than two hours from Atlanta. The place is ideal for romantic outdoor activities, such as biking, fishing, and hiking. If you want to see one of the most iconic attractions in the area, you should visit Hardman Farm Historic Site.

If you’re traveling with your furry best friend, you should stay at Singing Pines Cabin, a dog-friendly rental close to interesting shops and local restaurants in the area. Don’t forget to get some pampering in Lucille’s Mountain Top Inn and Spa.

Mystic Moonlight - As romantic as it sounds!
26 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
place very clean and comfortable
small but well stocked clean and beautifully decorated
Host:
a heartfelt thanks to the owners for such a charming place
Location:
cabin was easy to get to from helen and close to all the waterfall hikes in the area
the cabin is beautiful it is super close to helen but feels so remote and private
so quiet & so peaceful yet helen is just a short drive away
i enjoyed and it wonderful place to go
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Romantic & Dog-Friendly Log Cabin in the Woods with Private Hot Tub
Sautee Nacoochee, GA, US
179 reviews
cabin 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
heating was only in the loft so the living room/kitchen areas were super cold
Cleanliness:
it was quiet and clean
loved this cabin very secluded and clean
Location:
the location was great and the cabin itself was really cute
it was a nice cabin in a great location
cabin is close to different parks in the area absolutely worth a stay
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A Spring Garden - Romantic couple`s retreat with hot tub near Helen
Sautee Nacoochee, Georgia, United States
115 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was incredibly comfortable
we loved the hot tub and the full kitchen
great place beautiful hot tub and outdoor area with a cozy living space
also the king bed was very comfortable
Cleanliness:
everything was clean and cozy
very clean and comfortable
inside had a strong smoky smell but otherwise very clean
the cabin was sparkling clean and updated
clean and available with just a days notice
Location:
great location and easy check-in
great secluded spot but still close to town and the state park
it was a lovely cabin at a great location it had everything we needed
the location hot tub and king sized bed was perfect
the location couldn’t be more perfect and had great cell service
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7. Morganton, NC (from USD 225)

Tate House (Morganton Savings Bank), Morganton, NC
Source: Photo by Flickr user Warren LeMay used under CC0

Located in the North Georgia Mountains, Morganton is a city full of historic attractions, gorgeous trails, and luxurious golf courses. Once you’re here, make sure to unwind over a cup of premium coffee at Grind Cafe Coffee House, which is one of the most popular cafes in the city. If you’ve never tried exploring a trail with a variety of flowers, head to Fonta Flora Trail. You can also enjoy views of Blue Ridge Mountain from this city.

Want to stay in a unique hotel that’s close to outdoor activity sites? Fairfield Inn & Suites, situated in downtown Morganton, is a top choice.


Fairfield Inn & Suites Morganton Historic Downtown

Wifi Available

Address: 400 North Green Street
Accommodates: 5

Parking Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities Fitness centre Fishing Business centre Laundry Dry cleaning

Unique Cozy Lodge- Couple’s Getaway- Family Friendly- Private Event Space
44 reviews  Wifi Available
lodge 6 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the historical items including the pool table were a hit our dogs loved being to be off leash
the house was clean - except for under the bed and furniture
Cleanliness:
the lodge was very clean and well stocked
the kitchen was well stocked with all the cooking supplies i would ever need and was super clean
Host:
our host was friendly and helpful
great property and great host
big thanks to our hosts
caroline the property manager is above and beyond helpful highly recommend
the manager caroline was extremely helpful and welcoming
Location:
this is a secluded relaxing property yet close to restaurants and downtown
a great place to just relax and get away from it all
great place to relax
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Sweet Downtown Digs
Morganton, North Carolina, United States
235 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
it was super clean and a cozy
great place super clean well stocked
it is very clean
the apartment is super clean and comfortable and we plan on coming back again
place was very clean and neat if you like to cook it has about everything you would need
Host:
accommodating and responsive hosts
the host was excellent with communicating with us
super host and very accommodating
super and responsive host
great host and responds promptly to any issues
Location:
really close to a cute downtown square
great location walking distance to many places
an excellent location and comfortable stay
love this place so close to everything
the location is ideal right in the middle of adorable morganton
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8. Black Mountain, NC (from USD 70)

Black Mountain, NC
Source: Photo by Flickr user Sakura Sunagawa used under CC BY 2.0

Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains and 15 miles (24.1 kilometers) from Blue Ridge Parkway., the small but idyllic town of Black Mountain has almost all you need for a memorable romantic getaway. With all the food, art, nightlife, and outdoor activities it offers, there’s no room for boredom here. If you like shopping, stroll around downtown Black Mountain.

If you’re curious about the town’s history, head to Swannanoa Valley Museum. Appreciate lake and mountain views while holding hands with your partner at Lake Tomahawk. Then, have restful nights at top accommodations here, such as the Hampton Inn or Red Rocker Inn.


Hampton Inn Black Mountain

Wifi Available

Address: 306 Black Mountain Avenue
Accommodates: 4

Heating First aid kit available Private parking Indoor pool (all year) Mini-market on site CCTV in common areas Air conditioning Smoke alarms


Red Rocker Inn

Wifi Available

Address: 136 N Dougherty Street
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Newspapers Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Games room

Ed and Rosie's Place
169 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
such a cozy space with great amenities to celebrate our 20th anniversary
Cleanliness:
very clean modern and updated
this was a beautiful space for a couple clean and cozy and the bed is very comfortable
the space was very clean and modern and the backyard area was amazing for hanging out and relaxing
the hot tub was amazing and very clean
the place was super clean and a very cozy welcoming space
Host:
we had the pleasure of meeting rosie upon our arrival and she is so kind and accommodating
rosie's place truly had everything that we needed we asked for a 4pm check-in and she was very accommodating
super nice and helpful
Location:
easy to get to and close to the adorable town of black mountain
cute clean little place walking distance to restaurants and shops of black mountain
we loved staying at rosie's place right in between montreat and black mountain
loved: - the location
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9. Bryson City, NC

20110930 04 Bryson City, NC
Source: Photo by Flickr user David Wilson used under CC BY 2.0

Seeking a remarkable romantic vacation with your partner? Then visit Bryson City, just west of Blue Ridge Parkway’s southern area. This city is jam-packed with enjoyable things to do, such as mountain biking, dining at local restaurants, hiking, and touring farms.

You can also try numerous water activities here, such as paddle boarding, rafting, and fishing. To get the best views in the city, you might want to stop by at Mount Pisgah or The Road To Nowhere. Cap off the day with a relaxing hot tub bath with your partner at Nantahala Cabins, one of the highly-rated vacation rentals in the city.


Nantahala Cabins

Wifi Available

Address: 580 Nantahala Cabins Lane
Accommodates: 11

Private check-in/check-out Shuttle service (additional charge) Pets allowed Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay Horse riding Private parking Massage Live music/performance


Stonebrook Lodge Bryson City

Wifi Available

Address: 270 Main Street
Accommodates: 4

Parking 24-hour front desk Non-smoking rooms Facilities for disabled guests Free parking Internet services Express check-in/check-out Tour desk

Historic & Romantic Cabin Escapade, fire place, birds galore, nestled in woods
87 reviews Premier Host  Wifi Available
cabin 4 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
everything was spotless clean and so well maintained
clean place & pet friendly
very clean and had everything we needed
it was extremely clean and well stocked
cabin was beautiful and very clean
Host:
the property hosts were super and made sure everything was perfect
very easy check in and property managers were very friendly
the owners are very nice and even helped get our car running when it wouldn't start
Location:
super charming and in a great location to explore the smokey mountains
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10. Helen, GA (from USD 285)

Helen, GA
Source: Photo by Flickr user Richard Elzey used under CC BY 2.0

Experience loads of fun and romantic activities with your partner at Helen, a small town in the Blue Ridge Mountains. This awesome town is home to pristine waterfalls, picturesque mountains views, and lovely rivers, making it ideal for outdoor adventure enthusiasts.

You’ll never feel disappointed when you go on the hiking trails here, which lead to beautiful attractions, such as Anna Ruby Falls and Yonah Mountain. Check-in at Valhalla Resort Hotel if you want to stay close to the hiking trails.


Valhalla Resort Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 688 Bahn Innsbruck
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Bar 24-hour front desk Sauna Fitness centre


Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Helen, GA

Wifi Available

Address: 877 Edelweiss Strasse
Accommodates: 6

Parking Meeting/banquet facilities 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Business centre Facilities for disabled guests Family rooms

Cosy-Cute-Romantic-Downtown Helen-No car needed!!!
Helen, Georgia, United States
122 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful cabin with all the amenities you would need for a comfortable stay
beautiful view great shower big cozy bed
the jacuzzi tub in the middle of the room is both ridiculous (in the best way) & necessary
Cleanliness:
the room was very clean and well kept
this cabin was beautiful all very clean and comfortable
very nice and clean cabin
the cabin was great and very clean
was also very clean
Host:
the hosts were very good at communicating prior to our stay & afterwards
the owners and local contact are also very friendly and helpful
great information and host beautiful space
marielbys was a wonderful hostess and was very responsive when needed
the owners are very timely with communication and honest people
Location:
great trip and great location
perfect location within helen
beautiful place and very close to the middle of town
excellent location just a few short steps to downtown helen
we loved that everything was so close and within walking distance of the cabin
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Adventure and romance await you at Blue Ridge Mountains

With all the great dining opportunities, unique accommodations, and thrilling outdoor activities in the towns and cities in the Blue Ridge Mountains, you and your partner will be able to build lasting memories together. Choose from the top romantic getaways listed above and planthe perfect trip now.

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