Looking for a place to impress a new beau? Or maybe you want to plan a special occasion for your spouse or long-term partner? North Carolina has plenty of places to crank up the romance. Check out these top romantic spots throughout the state.
For a romantic weekend away, Lakeview at Fontana is the perfect destination. It’s a unique treetop soaking cabana resort. You read that right - indulge in a private romantic soaking tub with your one and only while enjoying stunning views in this treetop resort.
Highlands is a fantastic place for a day trip, romantic date, or special getaway. The town of Highlands is full of quaint shops and charming areas to walk around and explore. The most precious gems, though, are the many waterfalls you can hike to throughout the area.
The Outer Banks is among the most romantic and lovely areas in North Carolina, and the White Doe Inn is a fantastic place to book your stay to experience the area. This delightful bed and breakfast caters to couples and has a full spa menu.
Treat your sweetheart to a stay in opulent luxury at the Duke Mansion. This Charlotte hotel shows you how to live the high life. Be sure to stroll through the gorgeous Mary DBT Semans Gardens while you’re on the grounds.
There are plenty of beautiful waterfalls in North Carolina, and any of them make for a relaxed and romantic hike, but a popular favorite is Rainbow Falls. Take in all the scenery and share a special moment with someone you love.
Treehouse Vineyards is a wonderful destination for either a date or a getaway. They have private treehouse cabins you can book for an overnight stay, or you can simply enjoy the winery and its array of live entertainment and other events.
Take your loved one by the hand and head to Inner Banks Inn and Restaurant for your next date night. This stunning Edenton spot offers a romantic dining atmosphere as well as an inn that’s fantastic for a quiet night away.
If you want to give your sweetheart a memorable experience, book a dolphin watching tour off the coast of Morehead City. The pros at Crystal Coast Ecotours are experts who know exactly how to make sure you have a fantastic experience.
It should come as no surprise that one of the most spectacular and idyllic historic estates in the country is a great place for a date. Stroll through the gorgeous grounds hand-in-hand for an easy yet fantastic date.
The McGill Rose Garden is always a people-pleaser and a wonderful place to take that special someone. Plan a romantic picnic during the rose garden’s public hours Monday through Saturday.