When to Plan Your Asheville Honeymoon
The best time to visit our area for your Asheville honeymoon depends on your preference and what you want to experience. If you prefer to avoid crowds, then the quiet season in spring or summer is perfect. If you enjoy everything fall and don’t mind some crowds, then September and October are the perfect times to come for your Asheville honeymoon.
Don’t rule out an Asheville honeymoon in winter. Despite the cold weather, some attractions and towns across Asheville host amazing holiday celebrations that are rather romantic, including the tours at the Biltmore Estate. Many hiking trails are perfect year-round, including the nature trails on our property. After your walk, come back to the inn for a cup of hot chocolate near a fireplace.
Where to Stay for the Best Asheville Honeymoon Experience
No matter when you decide to have your honeymoon, you want a peaceful, romantic place to stay. The Sourwood Inn offers some of the most romantic Asheville rooms. In particular, the Sassafras Hideaway cottage offers a unique romantic experience as you are nestled privately in your own cabin. Our Hummingbird room in the Main Lodge has a king-size bed with a cozy wood-burning fireplace and balcony in the bedroom.
If you’re looking for an Asheville honeymoon package, we recommend adding on some of our amenities including wine and dining at the inn. We can also have a beautiful bouquet of flowers waiting for you or sweet treats from the French Broad waiting in your room at check-in.
On top of that, you’ll enjoy an exceptional and bountiful breakfast buffet in our dining room or on the beautiful garden patio at our intimate Asheville bed and breakfast. Our freshly prepared breakfast buffet includes plenty of fruit, vegetables, and a hot main dish that rotates between savory and sweet. Afternoon refreshments include fresh baked cookies, savory treats, and our signature herbal teas.
Romantic Honeymoon Activities to Do in Asheville
Enjoy a Winery Tour
Visit an Asheville Winery and sample wines made in the North Carolina mountains and foothills, near Asheville! It’s easy to create your own winery tour for a fun afternoon with entertainment available at many of the vineyards. Check out this blog for 15 details about 15 of the local vineyards.
Spend a day at the Biltmore Estates
George Vanderbilt built the largest private home in America in Asheville. The property is massive and includes beautiful gardens, a winery, a historic farm, hops, restaurants, and outdoor adventures, including horseback riding, hiking, and biking. This National Historic Landmark is an amazing destination.
Walk around and Explore Asheville
Asheville is a fantastic place for people who love exploring on foot. Small and very walkable, the city welcomes art aficionados, beer lovers, and all kinds of adventures with quirky coffee shops, art galleries, and many cool things to discover. Put on your most comfortable shoes, grab your partner’s hand, and prepare yourselves for a memorable adventure. Some of our favorite shops include East Fork Pottery and the art galleries on the River Front.
Enjoy a night on the town in Asheville
Eating dinner and seeing a live show sounds like a romantic night that you can do at home. During your honeymoon in Asheville though, it’s an experience.
Some of our favorite restaurants include Curate, Chestnuts, and Rhubarb, For a complete list check out this blog that was written by our friends at Romantic Asheville.
For a live show, Asheville has several well-established theatres.
Take an Asheville Haunted Tour
If you’re looking for a unique Asheville honeymoon experience that brings you and your spouse together, sign up for a Haunted Ghost Tour. Operating in October and November from Haunted Asheville Tours, you are sure to be spooked together!
Visit the Biltmore during the Holidays
If you are celebrating the holidays during your winter honeymoon, don’t miss the beautiful Biltmore Estate which is always decked for the holidays with lights and holiday decor.,
Fun Things to Do on Your Asheville Honeymoon
Fly Fishing or Falconry
We have linked up with our friends at Curtis Wright Outfitters to offer fly fishing and falconry packages. We’ll pack you a picnic lunch or snack, and you get to spend the day in the beautiful mountains of Asheville with your sweetie.
Looking for a little adventure during your honeymoon? Then check out Outdoor Adventures in Asheville. You’ll enjoy expansive views of the Asheville skyline from Asheville Zipline Canopy Adventures or head up into the trees at Asheville Treetops Adventure Park, an elevated obstacle course with five levels of difficulty.
Spend a day Waterfall hunting
Asheville is filled with fantastic waterfalls that are found throughout the surrounding Blue Ridge Mountains. Favorite waterfalls appear alongside hiking trails and several cascade along the roadside, including Looking Glass Falls and the popular Sliding Rock Falls. Check out this past blog for details.
Tour Asheville From Above in a Hot Air Balloon
Nothing says “romance” better than floating in the air with your sweetheart. Treat yourself to this amazing hot air balloon experience, floating above the beautiful mountains near the Pisgah National Forest. The views will amaze you!
Explore the Blue Ridge Parkway
The Blue Ridge Parkway is just one and a half miles from the inn and is a great way to see expansive mountain vistas. Check out this blog for all the details.
Come Stay with us for your romantic Asheville Honeymoon
Our romantic lodge is the home to an amazing restaurant where we serve Farm Direct food to you Thursday through Sunday. During the warmer days, we move to our outside patio that includes mountain views. Call us today for more information and to book your honeymoon today at the Sourwood Inn in Asheville.