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Romantic getaway destination Evins Mill in Smithville, TN
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Dial up the romance: Romantic getaways in Tennessee

Escape from the everyday and unwind on a romance-filled weekend retreat.

From charming bed and breakfasts nestled in the Great Smoky Mountains to luxury accommodations with rustic charm, Tennessee is full of romantic destinations to unwind. Whether you’re celebrating an anniversary, engagement, or just looking for a reason to get away, these romantic getaways are a great way to reconnect in luxury.

East Tennessee

Creekwalk Inn B&B and Cabins at Whisperwood Farm - Cosby

This rustic bed and breakfast allows you to experience the beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains without sacrificing comfort. A log cabin-style Inn of seven beautiful rooms with modern amenities, it’s a great place for a romantic weekend retreat. Enjoy a gourmet breakfast served by the resident chef every morning as you take in the incredible views of the Smokies. While this B&B feels totally remote, it’s only 19 miles from Gatlinburg, and popular attractions like Dollywood and Ripley’s Aquarium are all within driving distance. You can also hike, horseback ride, visit the hot springs and more in the neighboring Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Christopher Place Resort - Newport

Christopher Place Resort in Newport is a beautiful colonial-style mansion and the only luxury bed and breakfast resort around the Great Smoky Mountains that was created exclusively for romantic retreats. From the crystal chandeliers to the impeccably decorated rooms to the incredible mountain views, everything here adds to the luxuriously romantic atmosphere. It’s no wonder this resort is one of the area’s most popular wedding destinations. It has plenty of on-site activities, including tennis, swimming and hiking, and it’s a short drive to Great Smoky Mountains National Park if you want to venture out. The resort also has a fine dining restaurant and bar, and guests get a multi-course gourmet breakfast with their stay.

Little River Tiny House - Maryville

Snuggle up in a tiny cabin with the one you love.
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Disconnect from the bustling world and reconnect with the one you love with a stay at the Little River Tiny House in Maryville. The house is only about 17 miles to downtown Knoxville, about 30 miles to Pigeon Forge and about 40 miles from Gatlinburg. Soak in the river and mountain view on the rooftop deck, build a fire to roast s'mores at night and slow dance the night away to your favorite record spinning on the record player. Amenities include WiFi, television with Netflix streaming, an indoor electric fireplace and more.

Middle Tennessee

Evins Mill - Smithville

A hidden gem nestled in the woods, Evins Mill is an incredible place for a rustic romantic getaway. With modern amenities, beautiful rooms with picturesque mountain views and even a waterfall hike on the property, this resort is the perfect place to unwind with a loved one. It has several rooms overlooking the creek and a luxurious private lodge, which makes it a popular place for destination weddings. Evins Mill provides a variety of fine dining experiences, from five-course dinners to festive cookouts to buffets for events. The property is a little over an hour from Nashville, so you can enjoy the peace and quiet while still being close to the big city action.

West Tennessee

James Lee House - Memphis

James Lee House allows you to experience Memphis while enjoying the beauty and tranquility of a boutique hotel. It’s a stunning, historic Victorian mansion that sits in the center of the city, giving you easy access to Memphis’ best attractions. Opulent décor and luxury amenities add to the romantic ambiance of this beautiful house. A gourmet breakfast, gated garage parking and impeccable service are included with your stay. James Lee House is the perfect place for anyone looking for a romantic getaway in a vibrant, music-filled city.

The Stratton House - Collierville

Located in the quaint town of Collierville, The Stratton House is perfect for a couple’s weekend away. The owners, Katie and Hampton, were born and raised in the town and treat all their guests to the utmost Southern hospitality. The three beautifully decorated rooms are full of natural light and have extra touches like claw-foot tubs, hardwood floors and fireplaces. The house is within walking distance of shopping, dining and the picturesque Collierville town square.

These resorts and bed and breakfast establishments are the perfect way to relax and unwind with your partner. The locations pair luxurious accommodations with impeccable service and stunning backdrops, ensuring a romantic, stress-free vacation. Next time you need a weekend away to reconnect and recharge with your significant other, book a stay at one of these charming Tennessee getaways.

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