15 Best Romantic Weekend Getaways In Tennessee

  • SWATHI RAMASWAMY
  • UPDATED Jul 05, 2018
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A landlocked state, Tennessee, is synonymous with country music. Renowned destinations such as Grand Ole Opry, the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Sun Studio and the Great Smoky Mountains are popular amongst tourists. However, if you’re looking for some romantic getaways then have a look at our list. We think that you’ll definitely find the ideal romantic hotel or cabin that you’ve been looking for!

1. Visit Loews Vanderbilt to groove along country numbers!

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The vibrant Music City is a must-visit if your significant other and you are hard-core lovers of music! A music heaven where stars such as Blake Shelton, Toby Keith and Johnny Cash were born, this is the best getaway for country music fans. Here, one can stay at the Loews Vanderbilt where you can avail the ‘Rhythms of the South’ Package. With this one, just lay back and enjoy whisky or wine of your choice, you can even visit the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Grand Ole Opry.

2. Experience Love’s luxury at Union Station Hotel, Nashville

Hiking is not everyone’s forte, some of us really look forward to being pampered! Well, if you’re one of these people then the exotic Union Station Hotel in downtown Nashville is perfect for you. The hotel’s couples’ package includes deluxe accommodation, turn-down service, a bottle of exquisite champagne, sweet chocolate covered strawberries- all with a lovely romantic breakfast! To add a creative touch to your short getaway, do hit a honky tonk for sure! 

3. Visit the Little Valley Mountain Resort for romance in a cozy cabin

Imagine cuddling with your beloved in a simplistic cabin, all snuggled up close! Isn’t it a peaceful thought? Well, nested in the Great Smoky Mountains lies this beautiful resort that is surrounded by lush greenery, wildlife and nature’s bounties. Various activities such as fishing, hiking, mini-golf, soaking in hot tubs, picnicking and more can be enjoyed at this marvelous resort!

4. Wander in the caves of Ruby Falls!

Discovered by Leo Lambert in 1928, the Ruby Falls are a wonderful and charming retreat to be cherished with your beloved! According to USA Today, they are one of the most phenomenal caves of the United States. The very christening of this magnificent place has a romantic side to it, it is said that Lambert decided to name the falls after his wife, Ruby. These caves are meant for those who love adventure, be sure to check out these once in your life!

5. How about a getaway to the #1 Hotel in Memphis?

Every year the US News & World Report ranks the River Inn of Harbor Town as the number one Best Hotel in Memphis. This awesome hotel overlooks the Mississippi River and is inclusive of iron fixtures, blooming windows, sparkling crystal chandeliers, wooden fire-places, oil paintings, scented candles, gas-lit lanterns – everything you could ask for to enjoy a romantic evening! One can even dine at the Terrace, relishing in delicious local cuisines and soothing music.

6. Get a touch of modernism at the Carnegie Hotel

If you and your significant other are seeking peace and quiet within the busy city, then the Carnegie Hotel is just right for you! This grand hotel has a modern appeal to it, with an upscale restaurant and scrumptious meals, this is good for those who are a little short on time. Their Southern Eggs Benedict, filet mignon encased in a puff pastry and croissant sandwiches are a must try!

7. Go to the Eagles Ridge Resort for some real relaxation

An ideal and comforting getaway for any couple wanting to deepen their bond, the Eagles Ridge Resort is an ideal place even for family reunions! All homely comforts such as a kitchen, Wi-Fi, along with the scenic beauty of the mountains can be enjoyed here. What’s more is that a few cabins are pet-friendly too, you can bring your furry little best friend too! While here, do check out Dollywood, the Great Smoky Mountains and the Dixie Stampede.

8. Visit the historic Peabody Memphis

Entertaining guests since 1869, The Peabody Memphis offers unique fun for couples. Not only is it pet-friendly, but one can witness quite a few ducks strutting away in the lobby fountain every day at 11am and 5 pm, interestingly this tradition dates back to the 1930s! This hotel is quite huge with 464 guest rooms and the very famous restaurant, the Chez Philippe. A suitable getaway if you like to stay indoors!

9. Visit the Chattanooga Choo Choo Hotel

A Terminal Station that was saved from demolition, the Chattanooga Choo Choo Hotel is a unique historic preservation project. Thinking of a sweet little artefact to surprise your loved on with? Just stop by the gift shop at Sweetly Southern & Artifacts, here you can purchase amazing 18th and 19th century items. This getaway is simple, easy to get to and quite affordable as well! 

10. Host of iconic stars, the Read House

How about taking him or her to a place frequented by Oprah Winfrey, Al Capone, Winston Churchill and the like? The timeless charm of Tennessee can be felt at the Read House in Chattanooga. A visit in the summers all provides you the opportunity to check out the Riverbend Festival and the Chattanooga Beast Feast BBQ Festival! Believe us, a short vacation here during the summers is just what a couple needs!

11. Visit the Blackberry Farm for loads of exciting fun!

Located on a breathtaking landscape of 4,200 acres, the Blackberry Farm is luxury hotel that is quite intimate. Cottages, estate rooms, comfy bedroom houses – all are available to guests. As the name suggests, one can experience the ‘farming’ feels here, on taking a farm tour you can witness meat butchers, vegetable gardeners, cheese makers and wild plant foragers. Additionally, wine tasting and cooking events are conducted on a daily basis. This is ideal for any couple who seeks to experience a village life.

12. Visit the Oliver Hotel in Knoxville

Located in the Market Square, this hotel is decorated with chic Southern décor that celebrates the colorful local culture. Even in Knoxville, you can dine, drink or just spend a casual time at the Oliver Royale, Peter Kern Library and Tupelo Honey Café. This hotel is nearby to the Ijams Nature Center and the World’s Fair Park, both of which are a must visit! This getaway destination provides numerous opportunities for indoor and outdoor activities!

13. Pay tribute to Elvis at the Madison Hotel, Memphis

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When in Memphis, one of the best destinations to stay at is the Madison Hotel. From here numerous tourist spots such as Graceland (Elvis’s home) can be visited. The Graceland is for those who are absolutely delighted by Elvis and everything about him! Take a look into the King’s personal life and listen to his life as narrated by John Stamos. At Madison, you and your significant other can relish at the Twilight Sky Terrace that overlooks the Mississippi river. A wonderful way to end the evening, isn’t it?

14. Check out the Mountain Shadow Resort, Gatlinburg

A wide range of shops, restaurants and tourist attractions are what you can hope to expect at this resort. This is an-all-in-one combination of enjoying delicious food, nature and delightful company! Oh, and if your beloved loves arts (hopefully, not more than you) then do check out the Art and Crafts community on Highway 321, it is really close the resort!

15. Rejuvenate at the RiverStone Resort & Spa

A spa with your loved one is what you might need to spark up your monotonous relationship! Unwind in the quiet expanse of this resort and relax through therapeutic massages, refresher facials and herbal mud wraps – you surely will leave this space thoroughly content and happy!

Tennessee has something for everyone, be it spas or discovering caves or simply enjoying at a hotel, this state looks after the desires of all. Like us, we are sure that you and your loved one are dying to get away from the dull everyday schedule! Some of us have already started to pack out bags, book our tickets, when will you? Go to Tennessee and you won’t be disappointed!

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SWATHI RAMASWAMY SWATHI RAMASWAMY

Happy-go-lucky gourmand met boho femme met snoozy miss, proud of her playlist and closet; very particular about her chai, sleep and movies. Seasonal writer, voracious reader and placid traveler. Ok, that's it! can't think of any more adjectives. Read more of my blogs to know little bit about me.

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