Chateau Elan in Braselton, Georgia

Chateau Elan at sunset

10 Romantic Escapes in Georgia

Grab your sweetie and head for the romantic charm of Georgia’s mountains, beaches, blooming gardens and historic sites. These 10 hotspots always make hearts flutter.

 
Horseback riding at Barnsley Resort in Adairsville, Georgia

Barnsley Resort

Relax in front of the fireplace in a private cottage at Barnsley Resort. Or get outside and go kayaking, play golf or ride horseback, get a massage and dine in style.

Blue Ridge Scenic Railway in Blue Ridge, Georgia

Blue Ridge

Take the apple of your eye to pick apples, cherries, strawberries, peaches or blueberries at Mercier Orchards. Ride the historic Blue Ridge Scenic Railway. Overnight in a mountain cabin, bed and breakfast or townhouse, shop quaint boutiques and savor local flavors at Harvest on Main, Black Sheep Restaurant Bar & Patio, Blue Ridge Brewery, Christy Lee's Courtyard Grille, and/or Toccoa Riverside Restaurant.

Chateau Elan Winery & Resort in Braselton, Georgia

Château Élan Winery & Resort

Chateau Elan Winery & Resort is a castle surrounded by rolling vineyards evokes the French countryside. Say oui to the European spa, championship golf course, fine wine and food, and relaxing in luxury.

The Dillard House in Dillard, Georgia

The Dillard House

At The Dillard House, you can stroll hand-in-hand, ride horseback or sit in a rocking chair, walk along the scenic grounds, soak in a Jacuzzi, feast on generous servings of traditional Southern fare and then retreat to homey accommodations.

Ellis Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia

Ellis Hotel

The historic, boutique Ellis Hotel is tucked away in the center of all that Atlanta has to offer. Snuggle up here for farm-to-table fare at The Terrace Bistro, get a couple’s massage or enjoy a night out on the town.

Room with a hot tub at Forrest Hills Mountain Resort

Forrest Hills Mountain Resort

Snuggle under warm covers in your rented cottage at Forrest Hills Mountain Resort. Take a horse-drawn carriage ride, dine by candlelight, tour nearby wineries and even plan an all-inclusive destination wedding in the Northeast Georgia Mountains.

King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort on St. Simons Island, Georgia

King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort

Royal treatment awaits at the luxurious The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort on St. Simons Island. This beachside retreat offers fine dining, sparkling oceanfront pools, sandy beaches, golf, spa and plush guestrooms.

James Madison Inn & Conference Center in Madison, Georgia

Madison

The walkable town of Madison on Georgia's Antebellum Trail boasts antique shopping, historic architecture, restaurants like a local coffee shop and tea room, plus a pampering spa at the upscale The James Madison Inn & Conference Center.

Private Islands of Georgia

Private Islands of Georgia

What’s more romantic than spending time alone on a private island? Kayak in the marsh, warm up in the hot tub, trap blue crabs or do whatever you want in your 10- or 20-acre piece of paradise on the Private Islands of Georgia.

Published: April 2014