Romantic things to do in Asheville are suited to any couple's tastes, whether you want to hike holding hands, take a scenic drive along the Blue Ridge Parkway, spend the day sightseeing at America's castle or browse area art galleries.
Here are some ideas of romantic things to do in the Asheville area:
Asheville is often heralded as one of the top destinations in the U.S. for outdoor adventures. There are numerous spots for romantic hikes throughout the region. A great way to spend a romantic day out is to weave along one of the many scenic drives, stopping to view breathtaking mountain landscapes while arm-in-arm. There are also many other fun-filled outdoor adventures for couples to enjoy.
Flowers almost seem to be created for romance, and there are plenty of places to experience the natural beauty of flowers in the Asheville area. The Botanical Gardens are situated on a 10-acre nonprofit nature preserve dedicated to preserving and displaying the native flora of the Southern Appalachians. The North Carolina Arboretum is a 434-acre public garden offering 65 acres of cultivated gardens and 10 miles of hiking/biking trails, a greenhouse complex and the Southeast’s finest bonsai collection.
Asheville's day spas and spa resorts are increasingly catering to couples, with many offering couples massages, treatments for both men and women, and one local spa company will even bring the spa right to your hotel.
Asheville has a wide variety of romantic things to do for sightseeing couples. Spend the day in a real-life castle by touring Biltmore Estate. Asheville is the ideal destination for couples appreciating the arts, with numerous art galleries, the funky River Arts District where artists can be seen working in their studios, and several spots to view or buy mountain crafts. Couples who enjoy reading and literature will enjoy the area's many literary attractions.