With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, we compiled 10 spots in the South you might want to consider spending with your loved one this February:
10. Islamadora, Florida
The Village of Islands is perfect for a romantic getaway. Located 90 miles South of Miami, it is a chain of 9 Islands with their own unique charms. The Theater of the Sea features dolphin encounters. Exhibits at the History of Diving Museum include a 16th-century treasure chest. Windley Key Fossil Reef Geological State Park is a former quarry. Lignumvitae Key Botanical State Park has tropical forest. Indian Key Historic State Park is a tiny island with 1800s ruins. For more information, click HERE.
9. Great Smoky Mountains/ Gatlinburg
A romantic evening in a cabin in the woods is perfect for re-igniting that flame. For more information click HERE.
8. Williamsburg, Virginia
This is a great place for that history making romantic getaway. Part of the Historic Triangle, this American Revolution town is a great place for weddings and to soak in history. For more click here.
7. Jeckyll Island, Georgia
Situated within the chain of the Golden Isles, Jeckyll Island is just a few miles from St. Simons Island, Sea Island and Brunswick. As a State Park, Jekyll Island is a coastal haven where nature and humans peacefully co-exist. For More Information click here
6. Fredricksburg, Texas
Located in the Texas Hill Country, with dozens of picturesque wineries to explore, more than 150 shops, boutiques and art galleries to browse on Main Street, awe-inspiring scenery and unique places to stay galore, Fredericksburg is a special destination to celebrate your special occasion.
5. Nashville, Tennessee
If it was just Nashville’s music, world class hotels, and fine dining scene, that would be one thing. But, quick jaunts outside of the city put you in Historic Downtown Franklin and romantic Leiper’s Fork, thus making this the “it” city for romantic getaways.
4. Mobile, Alabama
Once called the Paris of the South, Mobile has long been the cultural center of the Gulf Coast and you’ll find an authentic and romantic experience like nowhere else in the Southern United States. See why here.
3. Natchez, Mississippi
Antebellum mansions, rich Southern history , romantic Southern Charm- Natchez has long been considered a romantic getaway. You could even take the Natchez Trace from Nashville to Natchez for an outdoor lovers dream weekend.
2. Lexington, Kentucky
History, horses, classic hotels and bnbs, riverboats, horse carriage rides, bourbon, craft brews, culinary delights and more. Lexington may not be on your romantic getaway list, but it should be! Find out why
1. Asheville, N.C.
The Biltmore, Downton Abbey Exhibit, Romantic ski getaways, Great food and craft beer scene, and cabin getaways are just a few of the reasons that Asheville, North Carolina made our list. See why you will fall in love with Asheville here.