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 nine 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. Before your trip, review the resort's COVID-19 precautions.

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Beechwood Inn in Clayton, Georgia

Beechwood Inn

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, Southern breakfast for two each morning, 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. Before your trip, review the inn's COVID-19 precautions.

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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, and before your trip, review the city's COVID-19 precautions.

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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. Before your trip, review the resort's COVID-19 precautions.

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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. Before your trip, review the hotel's COVID-19 precautions.

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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. Before your trip, review the resort's COVID-19 precautions.

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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. Before your trip, review the city's COVID-19 precautions.

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Lodge and Spa at Callaway Resort & Gardens in Pine Mountain, Georgia

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. Before your trip, review the resort's COVID-19 precautions.

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Sunset over the lake at the Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee in Greensboro, Georgia

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. Before your trip, review the property's COVID-19 precautions.

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Published: November 2020