Chateau Elan in Braselton, Georgia

Chateau Elan at sunset

9 Romantic Escapes in Georgia

Grab your sweetie and head for the romantic charm of Georgia's mountains, beaches, blooming gardens and historic sites. These 9 hot spots always make hearts flutter.
Barnsley Resort in Adairsville, Georgia. Photo by Katherine Tuttle, @kotuttle

Barnsley Resort

Photo by Katherine Tuttle, @kotuttle

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

Horseback riding in Blue Ridge, Georgia. Photo by Chase Cabana, @chase_cabana19

Blue Ridge

Horseback riding in Blue Ridge, Georgia, photo by Chase Cabana, @chase_cabana19

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.

Stay overnight in a mountain cabin, bed and breakfast or townhouse.

Spend the next day shopping boutiques and savoring great food at Blue Ridge restaurants like at Harvest on Main and Toccoa Riverside Restaurant.

Find train rides, waterfall hikes and more things to do in Blue Ridge.

Chateau Elan Winery & Resort in Braselton, Georgia

Château Élan Winery & Resort

Chateau Elan Winery & Resort is a castle in Braselton surrounded by rolling vineyards that evoke 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 horses or sit in a rocking chair and then retreat to homey accommodations. Walk along the scenic grounds, soak in a Jacuzzi, and feast on generous servings of traditional Southern fare.

Breakfast at the Ellis Hotel in Atlanta

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 massage and enjoy a night out on the town.

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Forrest Hills Resort in Dahlonega, Georgia

Forrest Hills Resort

Snuggle under warm covers in your rented cottage at Forrest Hills Resort in Dahlonega. 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.

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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.

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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.

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Published: January 2020