Valentine's Day & Week 2019 in Asheville

Valentine's Week in Asheville: 20 Romantic Things to Do

What to do on romantic Valentine's Day and week 2019 in Asheville and the beautiful North Carolina mountains? Whether you are looking for a getaway of pampering and relaxation or adventure and exploration, you'll find plenty of things to do! Since Valentine's Day is on Wednesday this year, you have two weekends to celebrate. Make reservations well in advance! Or get better deals during the week. Here's a photo tour of our top romantic getaway ideas - plus some events and packages:

Biltmore Estate (pic at top): Touring Asheville's own castle always makes a romantic date. Take advantage of the lowest rates of the year with several special offers. Their newest clothing exhibition "A Vanderbilt House Party" opens February 8. See Biltmore winter ticket specials

    Asheville Bed & Breakfast

    Bed & Breakfasts: Stay in a grand mansion or historic home and enjoy gourmet breakfasts, gracious innkeepers, and luxury amenities. See our Top Asheville Bed and Breakfasts & specials / packages.

    Cabin Rental near Asheville

    Cabins: Snuggle up in a log cabin or cozy cottage. Browse through our Vacation Rentals Directory that features 500+ choices in and near Asheville. See specials and packages too!

    Spa at Grove Park Inn Valentine

    Spas: Relax with a couple's massage, soak in a hot mineral springs or invest in wellness techniques that will benefit you for a long time. See our Top 15 Spas. Photo: Spa at Grove Park Inn.

    Chimney Rock Park Hike

    Hiking: Take a hike for epic winter views. See our favorite 20 Winter Hikes along with some helpful tips. Chimney Rock Park is offering buy one, get one free tickets on Feb 10-13 - get a coupon from their website.

    Waterfalls near Asheville

    Waterfalls: Enjoy the sounds and solitude of waterfall. Hike to see several or find one roadside. Take a picnic. See our Top 20 Winter Waterfalls. Our favorite winter waterfall hike is DuPont State Forest (Triple Falls in pic).

    Ski Resort Near Asheville

    Snow Fun: Ski, snowboard or tube at one of several resorts near Asheville. Our top pick is Beech Mountain, the highest ski town in the eastern United States. See our list of ski resorts in the North Carolina mountains.

    Downtown Asheville Valentines Weekend

    Downtown Asheville: Exploring the winding streets is so much fun with so many unique shops and art galleries to browse. See our Downtown Asheville Guide. Warm up at a coffee shop or tea house. End the day with a cocktail or glass of wine or listen to live music and dance. And don't forget to sample hand-crafted chocolates. A creative way to explore downtown is walking the Urban Trail.

    Asheville Restaurants

    Dine: Asheville is a food lover's dream with a big variety of innovative independent restaurants that love to cook with the freshest local ingredients. Find something for every palette and budget. See our Top 40 Restaurants Guide. Also check out our favorite places for breakfast and weekend brunch. Make dining reservations well in advance!

    Brewery in Asheville

    Beer: Raise your glass for a romantic toast with a local beer at one of our many breweries. Find many within walking distance in the South Slope Brewing District near downtown Asheville. See our Asheville Brewery & Pub Guide.

    Also: See our Top 25 Guided Tours & Experiences that will create special memories with your honey.

    Top Valentine Week Events In Asheville

    Packages & Specials for Asheville & Mountains
    Pick a package or special perfect for your vacation, with discounts and travel deals for hotels, resorts, bed and breakfasts, country inns and cabin rentals in the North Carolina mountains.
    Pottery Workshop
    Get Your Hands Dirty, The Village Potters
    Be a potter for an afternoon with a private lesson in the River Arts District (near downtown and Biltmore). It's a lot of fun, and no experience needed. Create beautiful pieces of pottery during your two-hour session to enjoy for many years.
    Rate: $195/couple
    Vanderbilt Clothing Biltmore House
    Vanderbilt House Party Clothing at Biltmore
    February 08, 2019 to May 27, 2019
    See the fabulous clothing exhibition inside Biltmore House, “A Vanderbilt House Party: A Gilded Age” and imagine yourself as a cherished guest at one of George and Edith Vanderbilt's grand turn-of-the-century celebrations. Included in admission.
    Mardi Gras Asheville
    Mardi Gras Parade
    March 03, 2019
    Everyone is invited to participate in, or simply spectate this family-friendly spectacle. This fun parade in downtown Asheville is led by this year's King and Queen, with dancers, roller skaters, drummers and krewes of colorful characters. 3 PM
    Grove Park Inn
    Arts & Crafts Conference
    February 15, 2019 to February 17, 2019
    Perfect for the passionate collector or those just interested in the Arts and Crafts period. The three-day agenda includes lectures, small group discussions, special exhibitions, book exhibits, a contemporary crafts show and the finest of the antiques shows devoted to the Arts and Crafts period. Get advance tickets!
    Beech Mtn Ski
    Totally 80s Retro Ski Weekend
    February 21, 2019 to February 24, 2019
    Beech Mountain Ski Resort will bend the space-time continuum for a righteously rad celebration with live 80s music nightly, retro skiing daily and plenty of throwback activities in between.
    Shoji Spa Package
    Nourishing Winter Warmer Spa Package, Shoji Spa
    Soak in your private, outdoor Japanese-style hot tub. Then get a combined Swedish Shiatsu Massage with warm shea butter hand mitts for deep hydration. Forest setting in Asheville. Allow 3 hours.
    Rate: $225 Single /$450 Couple

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