Summer is right around the corner, and that means one thing – vacation! Maybe you’re looking for a quick weekend away from it all, or a longer stay that really helps you de-stress and revitalize, either way, these ten places will make your vacation 10x cooler! While I’ve already made an
original list of unforgettable places, per usual, North Carolina has SO much more to offer. You can’t beat the experience of staying in these ten places.
1. An airstream rental AND a hot tub? Yes, please!
Right outside of Asheville, you can take 'glamping' to a new, retro level with this airstream rental. For more info, click here.
2. Buffalo Creek Vacations, Clyde
Located among 60 gorgeous, peaceful acres in the mountains...Buffalo Creek is a 'wild'ly unique experience. You can rent a cozy log cabin, and wake up to sight of buffalos freely roaming the rolling hills. Whoa!
3. Literally stay RIGHT on the water in an OBX house boat.
Located right in Beaufort, Outer Banks house boats allows you to rent your own personal house boat for a unique and nautical beach trip!
4. Sky Ridge Yurts, Bryson City
If you're not sure what 'yurt' means, it's essentially a super form of glamping. This 'tent' provides all the amenities of a hotel room, without sacrificing the rustic experience of camping. Sky Ridge Yurts lets you rent your own little getaway, and wake up to an unbelievable view.
5. Treehouse Vineyards, Monroe
North Carolina has so many gorgeous vineyards and wineries. But when you're doing all that wine tasting, you'll also want a place to lay your head as the winebuzz washes over you. Enter Treehouse Vineyards, where you can rent your very own, secluded treehouse. Amazing!
6. Cedar Crest Inn, Asheville
This quaint, cozy, and Victorian BnB will have you feeling like a Queen. The quirky yet charming exterior is only mirrored by the lavish decor found throughout the Inn. For a true Cedar Crest experience, rent the Queen Anne Room pictured above.
7. A tipi for two!
If you've ever wanted to stay in tipi, here's your chance. This solar-powered tipi gives you a one-of-a-kind experience. Located in the middle of the Blue Ridge, you have quick access to the Parkway, hiking, waterfalls, and gorgeous views!
8. Sanderling Resort, Duck
If you're idea of unforgettable is meshed with 'elegant,' you're in luck. Sanderling Resort is an upscale Inn and Spa located right on the Currituck Sound. Guests enjoy the tranquility pool, massages, gourmet lunch, and even the option to purchase a 'Soul Mate Sanctuary' package that gives you and your partner ALL of these options. Sanderling is perfect for a romantic weekend getaway or honeymoon!
9. The Grand Bohemian, Asheville
The name 'Grand Bohemian' does not lie. The Grand Bohemian Hotel is perfect for a unique, five-star weekend getaway. The exterior is unique, and the inside is lavishly decorated. The perfect mix of rustic cabin and worldly elegance.
10. The Inn at Rodanthe
Nicholas Sparks' fans will instantly recognize this famous house, the Serendipity House from Nights In Rodanthe. If you're looking to recreate a storybook romance, you can book a special weekend for two (with famous blue shutters included). While the house has been moved from its former location, if you're interested in booking your romance novel weekend,
WOW, what amazing, unique places to stay. In my first article, I wrote about both Dorothy’s House (on Beech Mountain) and Frying Pan Tower (located in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean). Now, there’s a whole new assortment of amazing places to book a weekend away in North Carolina. Which one will you book first?