Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee in Greensboro, Georgia
Tucked away in the foothills of Georgia's Blue Ridge Mountains lies Barnsley Resort. The storybook site was built by Godfrey Barnsley for his wife and the love of his life, Julia, and there is love in every brick. Today, the 3,000-acre resort is the ultimate retreat to unplug, find balance, and reconnect with loved ones and Mother Nature. Couples also have their pick of outdoor activities, from horseback riding to clay shooting, and can reignite the fire (literally!) by cozying up around the pits with drinks in hand. For those hoping for some real R&R, couples can visit the Barnsley Resort Spa and have their pick of couples treatments.
Get away to the North Georgia mountains and stay in a luxury suite or secluded cabin at the Beechwood Inn, known for its excellent wine and farm-to-table dining. Book a romance package and enjoy chilled sparkling wine, a seasonal flower arrangement in your room, custom-made chocolate truffles, and a pair of keepsake champagne flutes. While you're in Clayton, you'll have lots of opportunities for outdoor adventures like hikes to waterfalls, horseback riding and boating on Lake Burton.
Take the apple of your eye to Blue Ridge to pick apples, cherries, strawberries, peaches or blueberries at Mercier Orchards.
Ride the historic Blue Ridge Scenic Railway to enjoy the mountain scenery and then explore the border towns of McCaysville, Georgia, and Copperhill, Tennessee.
Find train rides, waterfall hikes and more things to do in Blue Ridge.
Callaway Resort & Gardens
Unwind in one of the rooms at the Lodge and Spa at Callaway Resort & Gardens, featuring balconies with lake, woodland and garden views; or book a cozy cottage, complete with a full kitchen, screened porch and fireplace. Spend your getaway exploring the garden paths that overflow with blooming azaleas in the spring, relaxing with a spa treatment, or challenging your partner to a game of golf or tennis.
The stylish boutique Bellyard hotel in the Interlock development in West Midtown is the place to get away when you want to be near everything Atlanta has to offer. Snuggle up in a room with window seats looking out to skyline views. Start your day with French pastries from St. Germain Bakery. Spend the day exploring Atlanta, and cap off the night with cocktails at Drawbar.
Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee
Relax with stunning views of Lake Oconee seated in cozy Adirondack chairs at the Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee; indulge in a couples massage in the spa; or turn off your phones, pour a glass of wine and soak in your time together while your own private captain drives you around on a pontoon boat.
Those looking for a romantic getaway — for a honeymoon destination or a just-because-I-love-you escape — will adore the history, food and atmosphere Savannah offers. With an extensive list of romantic places to stay, the historic city is one of those places you'll yearn to return to year after year to experience all there is to see and do. From strolling through the park-like squares to taking guided tours and indulging in delectable food, this coastal city has everything you need to treat your loved one to a memorable vacation.