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Weekend Getaway Ideas: South Edition

Updated: Jan 18, 2019

Just in case you needed a reminder, Valentine's Day is just around the corner! Check out a list of date ideas for 7 top weekend getaways you and your significant other will enjoy!


-Visit the WWII Museum and New Orleans Museum of Art

-Complete a wetland nature walk at the Barataria Preserve

-Ride the St. Charles Streetcar Line

-Stroll through the Frenchmen Art Market/Art Garage

-Go out for rooftop drinks at Hot Tin

-Listen to live bands at Bacchanal Fine Wine & Spirits

-Vibe to Reggae music at Café Negril or Jazz at Spotted Cat Music Club

-Go salsa dancing at Dragon's Den (2nd floor)

-Have coffee and beignets at Café du Monde

-Experience the great outdoors at Audubon Nature Institute or Audubon Butterfly Garden & Insectarium


-Visit the Biltmore Estate & Gardens

-Stay at The Omni Hotels & Resorts and plan couple's massages

-Hike and experience the view from Mount Mitchell State Park

-See one of the waterfalls in the area Looking Glass Falls

-Stroll through the River Arts District or Blue Spiral 1 Art Gallery

-Listen to live music over drinks at 5 Walnut Wine Bar

-Bike ride through the The North Carolina Arboretum

-Taste some of the greatest brews on the Tour de New Belgium Brewery

-Explore the history of Asheville on a Haunted Asheville Tour

-Enjoy a nice dinner and scenic view at The Montford


-Visit Morse Museum of American Art or Orlando Museum of Art

-Catch an Orlando Magic game or other entertainment at the Amway Center

-Learn about everything science at the Orlando Science Center

-Paddle board at Adventures In Florida

-Go to Universal Studios Theme Park

-Take a stroll through Universal CityWalk

-Have a nice dinner on Disney's Boardwalk

-Experience Orlando's nightlife at Mango's Tropical Cafe

-Go out for cocktails at One80 Skytop Lounge

-Lounge by the pool and enjoy the activities at Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek


-Stay at Planters Inn for bed and breakfast

-Take a walk through the very scenic Forsyth Park

-Spend a Saturday morning strolling through Savannah's City Market

-Experience a little nature at Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens

-See a show at Savannah Theatre one of America’s oldest continually-operating theaters

-Catch a Savannah Riverboat sunset cruise

-Feel the Atlantic Ocean breezes at Tybee Island

-Learn about Savannah's history on Ghost City's Dead of Night Tour or Trolley and Haunted Pub Tour

-Listen to jazz music over dinner at Good Times Jazz Bar or Foxy Loxy Cafe


-Hop on a private, horse-drawn Charleston Carriage Tour

-Tour the Charleston Harbor on a Charleston Harbor Tour

-Experience Charleston's cuisines on the Downtown Charleston Culinary Tour

-Visit the historic site Middleton Place

-Enjoy an excursion at Follys Beach

-Learn about the adventures of wildlife at South Carolina Aquarium

-See spectacular gardens at The Magnolia Plantation & Gardens

-Take a behind-the-scenes tour of the Charleston Distilling Company

-Go wine tasting at Deep Water Vineyard

-Have a rooftop dinner at Pavilion Bar


-Take a San Antonio River Walk Cruise

-Do indoor skydiving at iFLY

-Visit the historic sites The Alamo and Mission San Jose

-Explore the Natural Bridge Caverns

-Connect with nature and wildlife at San Antonio Zoo or San Antonio Botanical Garden

-See a magic show at The Magicians Agency

-Have a little theme park fun at Six Flags, Sea World, or Aquatica

-Stroll through the Japanese Tea Garden

-Learn fun facts at Ripley's Believe It or Not!

-Watch a rodeo show at Tejas Rodeo Company


-Zipline at Zip Gatlinburg

-White-water raft on the Pigeon River at Smoky Mountain Outdoors

-Learn about the creations of moonshine at Sugarlands Distilling Company or Ole Smoky Distillery

-Visit the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

-Go skiing at the Ober Gatlinburg Amusement Park and Ski Area

-Take pictures at the Gatlinburg Scenic Overlook or Newfound Gap

-Picnic at the Cades Cove Waterfalls

-Hike the Smoky Mountains

-Enjoy a smooth glide to Crockett Mountain at Sky Lift Gatlinburg

-Visit East Tennessee’s oldest producer of premium wines Smoky Mountain Winery

I hope this provides you some ideas for a great getaway with your significant other.

Safe travels and enjoy!

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