Are you ready for a romantic winter getaway in Western NC? There are some amazing benefits and a huge variety of things to do that you can include in your planning. Don’t let the winter blues drag you down. Yes, summer is great with the warm sunshine and cerulean blue skies. But we hope you dance this winter.
“They who sing through summer must dance in the winter.”
— Italian Proverb
So, embrace the romance and dance as you plan your next winter getaway!
Benefits of a Romantic Winter Getaway
Sometimes we need a little convincing to steal away for a few days with the one we love. There are so many benefits to whisking away during the cold wintery months. We’d like to share just a few of them to help nudge you into planning one.
The excitement alone of knowing you’ll be unplugging for a few days with just the two of you begins that luxurious, relaxing effect. The stress of everyday life and its responsibilities can be lifted with just a few days away from it all. You can feel the tension in your muscles and your mind released so that you return refreshed and ready to tackle whatever comes your way. It’s true—your productivity actually increases when you take periodic breaks from your regular routine.
Another huge benefit of a romantic winter getaway is the effect it has on your relationship with the one you love. You can focus on each other without the interruptions of daily life. It’s a time to fall in love all over again—listening, sharing, and embracing intimacy. These gentle, restoring moments breathe life back into your romance.
Things To Do on a Romantic Winter Getaway
There are so many things to do in the winter near Asheville. If you are adventurous and love the outdoors, there is skiing, hiking, and ice skating to name a few. Perhaps you would rather stay warm and cozy. Visiting the Biltmore, a museum, go shopping or spend a relaxing day at the salt cave. Regardless of your preference, the list is almost endless.
For an Outdoor Adventure—
Spend some time at the Adventure Center of Asheville. Experience the thrill of a zipline, a view from the treetops, or the rugged trails on a mountain bike. Any one of these is bound to get your adrenaline flowing. Another favorite outdoor activity is hitting the slopes at Cataloochee Ski Area. Whether snowboarding or skiing, skilled pro or fresh newbie, this is a great outdoor option. They have equipment rentals and ski instructors ready to help you have the best experience.
For an Indoor Cozy Time—
Feed your inner artist with a visit to the Asheville Art Museum. Discovery the rich artist history of North Carolina. The creativity and skill displayed is amazing! Visit the Biltmore. There are so many things to do in just that one estate that your entire stay could focus around it. The Biltmore is truly a magical place that will stir up romantic moments. Or you may prefer a stroll through the Biltmore Village Shopping District. From the cobblestone streets to the quaint boutique shops, it’s shopping as it was meant to be. If complete relaxation is what you’re after, a day at the Asheville Salt Cave may be just the ticket. This beautiful cave has been created with crystals from around the globe—the Himalayas, the Dead Sea, the Polish salt mines, to the Celtic Sea.
Stay at Wildberry Lodge for a Romantic Winter Getaway
Sometimes a romantic winter getaway is simply that—getting away to a quiet, luxurious inn. The Wildberry Lodge provides a warm welcome with luxurious accommodations. Nature itself provides the most gorgeous views from our main deck or a private balcony. In‑room massages help soothe away the stress from your normal routine. Cozy fireplaces and comfy chairs create a perfect setting to enjoy a book or snuggle together under a warm blanket. Jetted tubs and large showers will help rejuvenate and invigorate. We would love to host your next romantic winter getaway in western NC.