What to do on romantic Valentine's Day and week 2022 in Asheville and the beautiful North Carolina mountains? Whether you are looking for a getaway of pampering and relaxation or adventure and exploration, you'll find plenty of things to do! Make reservations well in advance. Or get better deals during the week. Here's a photo tour of our top romantic getaway ideas - plus some events and packages:
Biltmore Estate (pic at top): Touring Asheville's own castle always makes a romantic date. See Biltmore winter ticket specials. While you're there, indulge in a wine and chocolate tasting experience at the Biltmore Winery. Find information on tours and tastings here.
Bed & Breakfasts: Stay in a grand mansion or historic home and enjoy gourmet breakfasts, gracious innkeepers, and luxury amenities. See our Top Asheville Bed and Breakfasts & Specials/packages.
Cabins: Snuggle up in a log cabin or cozy cottage. Browse through our Vacation Rentals Directory that features 500+ choices in and near Asheville. See specials and packages too!
Spas: Relax with a couple's massage, soak in hot mineral springs or invest in wellness techniques that will benefit you for a long time. See our Top 20 Spas. Photo: Spa at Grove Park Inn.
Hiking: Take a hike for epic winter views. See our favorite 20 Winter Hikes along with some helpful tips.
Waterfalls: Enjoy the sounds and solitude of a waterfall. Hike to see several or find one roadside. Take a picnic. See our Top 20 Winter Waterfalls. A top winter waterfall hike is DuPont State Forest (Triple Falls in pic).
Snow Fun: Ski, snowboard or tube at one of several resorts near Asheville. Our top pick is Beech Mountain, the highest ski town in the eastern United States. See our list of ski resorts in the North Carolina mountains.
Downtown Asheville: Exploring the winding streets is so much fun with so many unique shops and art galleries to browse. See our Downtown Asheville Guide. Warm up at a coffee shop or tea house. End the day with a cocktail or glass of wine on a rooftop bar. And don't forget to pick up some hand-crafted chocolates! A creative way to explore downtown is walking the Urban Trail.
Dine: Asheville is a food lover's dream with a big variety of innovative independent restaurants that love to cook with the freshest local ingredients. Find something for every palette and budget. See our Top 40 Restaurants Guide for dine-in and take-out options. Also, check out our favorite places for breakfast and weekend brunch. Make dining reservations well in advance!
Beer: Raise your glass for a romantic toast with a local beer at one of our many breweries. Find many within walking distance in the South Slope Brewing District near downtown Asheville. See our Asheville Brewery & Pub Guide.
Also: See our Top 25 Guided Tours & Experiences that will create special memories with your honey.
Valentine Packages & Events
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Packages & Specials for Asheville & Mountains
Pick a package or special perfect for your vacation, with discounts and travel deals for hotels, resorts, bed and breakfasts, country inns and cabin rentals in the North Carolina mountains.
Buddah's Best Package, Shoji Spa
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Winter Events & Outings
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