North Carolina is one of the true gems of the South. With so much to see, do, and explore, staying at a bed & breakfast during a trip to North Carolina is one of the best ways to create a unique, memorable experience during your time in the state.
The Fuquay Mineral Spring Inn and Garden Bed & Breakfast is a designated Landmark in Wake County, NC and is located in the Fuquay Springs National Register Historic District. It is perched on a hill directly across the street from the Historic Fuquay Mineral Spring Park. Historic Fuquay-Varina is convenient to Raleigh, Chapel Hill, Cary, Durham, and Fayetteville. All rooms have Cable TV, Wireless Internet Access, and Bose Radios. It has large spacious rooms with elegant bathrooms. Fuquay Mineral Spring Inn and Garden Bed and Breakfast is also conveniently located to Raleigh, Durham, Cary, Fayetteville, and Chapel Hill. Also nearby are the following North Carolina Attractions: Exploris, Walnut Creek Amphitheater, Raven Rock State Park, the Carolina Hurricanes, as well as many more. Innkeepers and Owners John and Patty Byrne welcome you to the Fuquay Mineral Spring Inn after two years of detailed restoration. John is currently the Mayor of Fuquay-Varina, NC and Patty is an English teacher at Fuquay-Varina High School.
For a romantic getaway in our tranquil and historic property, the Arrowhead Inn located in Durham, NC is the only Select Registry Bed and Breakfast property in the Triangle area – Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill. Relax in the quiet comfort of our 18th century inn. The Arrowhead Inn rests on six acres of gardens and lawns amid venerable magnolia and pecan trees. Each of our nine elegant guest rooms and our Carolina Log Cabin provides a serene respite with the amenities of a fine hotel. Our rates include a full gourmet breakfast prepared by our innkeeper/chef and late afternoon refreshments. All rooms have private baths, flat screen TV, robes, iron, and hair dryer, and many even feature spa jetted tubs, rejuvenating steam showers and cozy fireplaces. Wireless broadband internet access is available. Dinner at the inn & room service is available with prior arrangement. Also, wine & beer are available. We are celebrating nearly 40 years of outstanding hospitality and look forward to welcoming you!
Luxury lodging, excellent service, and island life await you at our Queen Anne style Victorian with wrap around porches, nestled in Manteo's quaint waterfront area of Roanoke Island. Centrally located on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, each of our individual rooms & suites include luxurious amenities to enhance your stay. All eight guest rooms are decorated with family heirlooms, turn-of-the-century antiques & reproductions with comfortable sitting areas and gas-log fireplaces. Several rooms offer spa tubs for two and private porches or balconies. King and queen-size beds are available, a decadent full breakfast is served daily, bicycles are available for guests to use, and every effort has been made to create a comfortable and intimate ambiance for your perfect getaway.
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The Applewood is one of the longest continuously operating bed and breakfast style hotels in Asheville having transformed from a private residence in the late 1980’s. The house was completed in 1912 by Captain John Adams Perry who was the great nephew of brothers Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry and Commodore Matthew Galbraith Perry. The New England Style Colonial Revival two-story structure is frame construction with a stone masonry foundation, cedar shake siding featuring a pediment entrance supported on Doric columns and flanking porches. The main level of the Manor consists of a large entry hall from front to back, parlor, living room, formal dining room, butler’s pantry, half bath, kitchen and basement stairs. There are fireplaces in the parlor, living room and dining room. The second level consists of a large hallway, built-in linen storage cabinets, stairs to the third level, and four of our 6 guest rooms, each with its private bathroom. There are fireplaces and balconies for all rooms except the Northern Spy on the second level. The third level consists of the large one room Winesap Suite with a luxury bath and sitting area. The house is approximately 6,000 square feet in size. We offer bespoke guest experiences for cycling, culinary and business leadership. We maintain a fleet of incredible 3T Exploro bikes for our guests to rent and can put together any type of cycling experience you wish. Our kitchen was fully renovated in early 2021 and is now a chef’s dream. Enjoy our cuisine or come inside and cook with us. Our house is a perfect venue to for intimate private events including weddings, receptions, family reunions, a friends’ gathering, charity events and any number of other themes.
Welcome to Arbor House of Black Mountain, the best location in town. Just a short stroll to our town's 33 eateries, 40 retail shops, and a few breweries. Have fun exploring and come back to the B&B to relax on our deck. or seating areas overlooking the Pisgah Forest, the Seven Sisters mountain range, and Lake Tomahawk. We have five spacious and uniquely decorated suites, all with large private bathrooms. Our Studio suite is detached and is dog-friendly. All are equipped with free Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, flat-screen TVs, DVD players, with library, Beekind bath products, soft and comfortable sheets, towels, and robes. Asheville, The Biltmore, and the Blue Ridge Parkway are just 15 minutes away. Chef Jim prepares your full gourmet breakfast. You will be served special entrees such as stuffed French toast, Belgian waffles, or muffins with delicious egg dishes. We pick fresh ingredients from our garden and get quality local products, when available. The guest pantry has a mini-fridge stocked with soda and water as well as light snacks and baked goods. We will be happy to help you find things to do and can provide detailed information for your daily excursions. We offer whole-house rental for up to 12 people. Your family and friends can enjoy a special time together, not having to cook and clean. Just think home away from home. We welcome small weddings, elopements, and vow renewals with 20 people or less. We also cater to business needs. Come visit the most breathtaking place in Black Mountain.
A historic, boutique hotel located in quaint and beautiful Manteo, the heart of North Carolina's Outer Banks, where the porches are wide, the picket fences are white, and Southern Charm and Hospitality abound. Just steps from downtown Manteo’s acclaimed boardwalk, at The Roanoke you will find breathtaking water views and over an acre of serene gardens. Our large breezeway porch overlooking Shallowbag Bay is the perfect place for rocking away and enjoying the salt air. Originally a simple island house built in the 1860s, over 100 years later the main house grew into its current layout. In 1990 The Roanoke Island Inn as it is seen today was born. Deeply rooted in the island’s history, the property once housed the post office, provided housing for the Lost Colony play, and remains a staple of the community. In its present incarnation, THE ROANOKE is the only property in Manteo featuring both a water view and nearly 1.5 acres of serene gardens all located in the heart of downtown Manteo. Guests will enjoy the privacy of outside entrances and the comfort of a lobby as well as amenities such as the indulgence of a well-stocked innkeeper's pantry and free bike rentals. The second-floor breezeway overlooks the Roanoke Island Marshes Lighthouse and Manteo’s acclaimed Waterfront, where visitors can stroll along the boardwalk to shops, restaurants, charter boats, and the historic Pioneer Movie Theater — all the quaintness and friendliness that a small town can offer. And the beaches, lighthouses, and sun-filled activities of the Outer Banks are just across the causeway.
Located in Asheville, North Carolina’s peaceful Kenilworth neighborhood, Sweet Biscuit Inn is a 1915 Colonial Revival home with 6 guest rooms, a two-room suite, and a private pet and kid-friendly carriage house. We are less than two miles from Downtown Asheville, a thriving cultural center filled with shops, galleries, breweries, and restaurants, and less than 1 mile from quaint Biltmore Village and the entrance to the Biltmore Estate. Guests are encouraged to explore the grounds or relax on the large covered front porch with a local beer, a glass of wine, or a steaming cup of Italian dark roast coffee. Sweet Biscuit Inn features uniquely decorated and unusually spacious room with 11-foot ceilings, private baths with antique tubs or walk-in showers, HDTV, A/C, wireless internet, and cozy bathrobes. Each stay in the main house includes a hearty and homemade three-course breakfast for two.
Morehead Manor Bed and Breakfast in Durham, North Carolina is nestled in the historic Morehead Hill neighborhood just moments away from downtown Durham. Our Inn offers the perfect respite for the business or leisure traveler. We welcome guests 12 and over, however we can happily accommodate your little ones if your group has reserved the entire inn. Centrally located, our guests can enjoy a short stroll to Duke University, dining at Brightleaf Square, a show at the Durham Performing Arts Center, or a Durham Bulls baseball game. The Inn is just a short drive from North Carolina Central University, RTP, RDU International Airport, the Streets at Southpoint, and is easily accessible from both Interstates 40 and 85. Our rates include a full breakfast and scrumptious homemade desserts in the evening. We are happy to assist you with your sightseeing plans, spa services, shopping, and dinner reservations. This time together will enable us to help you fully discover – and take advantage of – what our beautiful city has to offer. Morehead Manor Bed and Breakfast is also available for special events, retreats, conferences, weddings, and private luncheons and dinners. Serving visitors from all over the world for over 22 years, we invite you to come, relax and be pampered by us at Morehead Manor Bed and Breakfast.
Welcome to Pilot Knob Inn Bed and Breakfast! The inn is situated on the eastern slope of Pilot Mountain in North Carolina. We have a variety of cabins whose massive timbers offer the ultimate privacy with secluded entrances, gas fireplaces and Jacuzzi tubs. We are nearby Scenic Pilot Mountain State Park which is one of the beautiful offerings nature has graced our area with. A short drive on Blue Ridge Parkway will lead you to more of nature’s wonders, Doughton State Park, Cumberland Knob, and Fairystone Park. There is also something to do in our area whether it be horseback riding, hiking at the Yadkin Island Park, or swimming in the clear mountain lake at Hanging Rock State Park. We are excited to have you visit!
Located in the heart of historic New Bern, North Carolina, this restored property, originally built by Benjamin Ellis in 1853, has operated as a premier B&B since 1985. The Inn has three ground-floor rooms and six second-floor rooms including two luxury King suites. Rooms are equipped with private bathrooms including luxury bath amenities, Internet access, smart televisions, USB charging stations and individual climate control. The unique duplex architecture of the house with four extra wide hallways enhances the private getaway ambiance for a restful guest experience. A full width front porch offers guests a place to enjoy morning coffee or to relax with a glass of wine at the end of the day. A full breakfast is served each morning in our renovated dining room. Breakfast at the Inn combines flavors from across Europe and North America such as: Bircher Muesli from Switzerland, French inspired stuffed crepes with béchamel, or traditional southern favorites like cheese grits soufflé. The Benjamin Ellis House Bed & Breakfast is just four blocks from historic Tryon Palace and one block from the Riverfront Convention Center, and steps away from quaint shopping, art galleries, restaurants and other attractions. Off street parking is available.
Lazy Bear Lodge is a luxury Bed & Breakfast, perched on a mountainside overlooking spectacular vistas of the Blue Ridge Mountains and historic Valle Crucis below. This Bed and Breakfast mountain retreat was built from the ground up with love and care and with you in mind. The Lodge is centrally located and only minutes from the Blue Ridge Parkway, Boone, Blowing Rock, and Banner Elk. Guests can relax in the common areas where a wood burning double sided fireplace graces both the Great Room and Dining Room to create a warm and friendly atmosphere for socializing or simply relaxing. Both of these rooms have full length windows and doors that access the back veranda with ample seating to enjoy the surrounding beauty of mountains, forest, gardens and abundant wildlife.
Welcome to the Firehouse Inn located in the Western Foothills of North Carolina, just 70 miles from the Charlotte airport, 45 miles from the Asheville airport and 65 miles from the Greenville/Spartanburg airport. The six distinctive guest rooms in the Inn are uniquely decorated and each has its own private bathroom. Three rooms have fireplaces and each room has cable television, Bose radio/CD/alarm clock and comfortable seating for your leisure and enjoyment.
This recently renovated and well loved B&B has been a traveler favorite for over 100 years. The Red Rocker Inn with Restaurant and Bakery serves up gracious hospitality along with comfortable and beautifully decorated rooms, outstanding meals, and the convenience of a prime location very near the heart of charming Black Mountain, NC. Very walkable to downtown shops, restaurants and galleries, lake, and historic neighborhoods.
Conveniently located in the quaint town of Saluda, the Orchard Inn is the perfect western North Carolina bed and breakfast for you if you’re looking for a relaxing mountain getaway. With our carefully designed bed and breakfast rooms and cottages in the western North Carolina mountains, you’ll experience Southern hospitality right at our doorstep. Nestled in the foothills of western North Carolina, the Orchard Inn is a historic structure surrounded by the splendor of Mother Nature. Our inviting Saluda lodging and spa is the perfect way to relax and get away from it all, and our on-site restaurant, Newman’s, is one of the best restaurants in Saluda, offering delicious farm-to-table dining options and a fantastic Sunday brunch.
The newly renovated Marshall House Inn is a bed and breakfast Inn providing 4 contemporary styled rooms in a beautiful historic home located in the charming small mountain town of Marshall, NC with easy access to the best that western North Carolina has to offer. Perched on a hill, the Inn offers stunning views of the French Broad River as it flows through picturesque downtown Marshall. Just steps away you’ll discover live music, libations, art, shops, coffee, casual & fine dining. Within a half hour drive you can explore the urban excitement of Asheville with its buzzing art scene featuring hundreds of fine artists, performing arts venues, crafters, folk artists and numerous galleries. Asheville’s vibrant food scene is diverse and runs the gamut from four-star cuisine to unique food trucks and the beer scene boasts the most breweries per capita of any U.S. city. In the immediate area you can experience the adventure of the blue ridge mountains and French Broad river including the Appalachian trail, hiking, hot springs, whitewater rafting, kayaking, tubing, fishing, mountain biking, cycling, zip lining, horseback riding and more. Renovated in 2016, the Marshall House Inn is a unique mansion built as a private residence in 1903 and listed on the national register of historic places. Designed by the supervising architect of the Biltmore Estate, Richard Sharp Smith, the house is built in the English vernacular style. The house was converted into a ‘Tourist Home’ in the 1920s and has been welcoming guests to Marshall ever since.
This Waynesville, NC bed and breakfast offers luxurious rooms and accommodations in North Carolina. Enjoy a delicious and abundant breakfast is served at 9:00 each morning.Our bnb in Waynesville provides rooms that are beautifully decorated with a mix of antique and new fine furniture and accessories, original local artwork, live plants and flowers from our garden and enjoy quiet moments snuggled up in our spa robes in front of your fireplace without sacrificing quality or service. Book your stay today! Click our link above to Book Direct for your next relaxing and romantic escape in Waynesville, North Carolina.
This historic farmhouse was built in 1878 and overflowing with character. We offer casually elegant rooms with private baths. Located in Dillsboro, NC, walking distance to shopping, restaurants, local artists and a brewery. Centrally located to rafting, hiking, fishing, Cherokee Casino and GS Mountain Rail Road.
The Inn on Mill Creek Bed & Breakfast is nestled two miles into Pisgah National Forest, between Old Fort and Black Mountain, NC, about 25 minutes east of Asheville. Get some fresh air and connect with nature on our more than seven private wooded acres, on which you'll find several garden spaces, a walking labyrinth, a boardwalk over a half-acre of wetlands, a pond, and a small apple orchard, as well as plenty of seating indoors and out. A relaxed, casual atmosphere influenced by beautiful forest scenery awaits. For adventurous travelers, the Inn on Mill Creek is the perfect home base for hiking and mountain biking in Pisgah National Forest, exploring a robust state park system including Mount Mitchell State Park and Chimney Rock State Park, bird watching (the Inn on Mill Creek is a site on the North Carolina Birding Trail, Mountains Region), and fishing. We partner with expert guides to create stellar outdoor experiences for guests. Additional area attractions include Biltmore Estate and the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway. To round out your stay, excellent local restaurants and breweries, art galleries and shops can be found in nearby Marion, Old Fort, and Black Mountain, as well as Asheville. When you return from the day's adventures... or if you'd like to do a lot of nothing during your stay... you can take it easy in one of five spacious and comfortable rooms inspired by the beautiful National Forest where we reside. Enjoy a great night's rest and in the morning, enjoy a made-from-scratch breakfast served in the dining solarium overlooking Pisgah National Forest and one of the Inn's gardens. Our goal is to provide a peaceful place where you can take your vacation at your own pace.
Bald Mountain House, the highest elevation B&B in NC, is located inside the Wolf Laurel Resort with private access to the Appalachian Trail at Big Bald Mountain. We offer 3-room suites, over 100' of covered verandas with long mountain views including Mt. Mitchell, the highest peak in the Appalachian Mountains. At an elevation of 4500' we enjoy cool air in the summer and beautiful leaf scenery in autumn.
Oakland Cottage Bed and Breakfast is an Asheville historic home, circa 1910, for the perfect Vacation In Asheville. This 5,000 square-ft "cottage" has been naturally separated into private rooms. The open common areas, available to all guests, create a warm and spacious feel. Oakland Cottage is about a mile from the entrance to the Biltmore Estate and just over a mile from Asheville's historic downtown district. There is a delightful full breakfast each morning in the dining room served anytime between 8:30 - 9:30 (special diet needs or a lighter option for earlier or later breakfast needs are available with a 24 hour notice). Additionally, there are complimentary coffee & teas available in the dining area all day. The first floor rooms are pet friendly (review pet stay agreement). Your well behaved pet is welcome with acceptance of our Pet agreement and a per night per pet fee. Some of the rooms allow for an additional guest. If more than 2 guests are staying in a guest room, there is a $20 ea addl guest fee. Well behaved children are welcome.
Magnolia House and Gardens started life as the private residence of the Sifford family in 1890, just 3 years after Clover incorporated as a town. Sitting on Main Street, just a block and a half away from the town center, this house has seen a lot of changes. But what hasn’t changed is the character and original features of the house. With wide hallways, large rooms, and shady porches, the house is a reminder of simpler times and southern traditions. In 2015, the house was opened as a bed and breakfast serving up Southern hospitality, food and comfort. The meals are home cooked, and come with conversation and lots of coffee. There are shops and restaurants within walking distance, and both State and National Parks within a few minutes drive. We are also close to Charlotte and the Charlotte Douglas International Airport.
Welcome to the Barking Fox Farm Guest House, we are a pet-friendly bed & breakfast nestled in Landrum, SC. Our inn is located at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains on a 43-acre horse farm. We are within an hour drive away from Greenville, SC and Asheville, NC. We provide two guest cottages that are uniquely adorned with beautiful antiques, high ceilings, whirlpool tubs, and fully-equipped kitchens for relaxation and romance. Local activities in Landrum include horseback riding, parks, fine dining and fun shopping.
Pettigru Place Bed & Breakfast House is nestled in the heart of downtown Greenville, SC. The inn is located in the famous Pettigru Historic District, perfect for a romantic getaway. Pettigru Place features beautifully appointed common rooms, six elegant guest rooms, and a peaceful English garden. Our location is within walking distance to all the downtown attractions.
Nolichuckey Bluffs Bed & Breakfast Cabins located just 10 minutes from downtown Greeneville, Tennessee is a wooded 20 acre protected getaway. Each free-standing spacious cabin has front door parking, a private entrance, fully furnished kitchen, bedrooms, and living space, WIFI and cable TV. The sheltered cabins provide seclusion, mountain and river vistas, and a delicious breakfast at Gramma's Cupboard if you chose. Self check in and check out available. An ideal place to shelter securely in nature with all the comforts of home.
Creekwalk Inn at Whisperwood Farm brings you back to nature in a rustic national park themed atmosphere. Each morning there is a breakfast celebration with farm-to-table and locally grown ingredients served outside by the creek (weather permitting) or our inside dining room. The log home has beautiful cathedral ceilings throughout, and the rooms each have a private bath, paddle fans, and cozy quilt topped bed. Guests can enjoy the 50 acre grounds and each receive a hiking map to explore the beautiful Great Smoky Mountains hiking trails. Adirondack chairs scattered about the farm are welcome resting places for your adventures into the close-by nature. Our bed and breakfast is situated just 19 miles from Gatlinburg, Tennessee and 63 miles from the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC.
The Blue Mountain Mist Country Inn and Spa is located in Sevierville, Tennessee, just minutes from Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Dollywood, and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Wake in the morning to gaze at the colorful sunrise over the mist-covered mountains. Take a nap in a shady hammock without a care in the world. Take a hike along our trail and soak up all the smells and songs of the mountains. Or discover one of our many “hiding” places to unwind with your loved one. Treat yourself or your significant other to a relaxing massage onsite or indulge in one of our mud wraps to revitalize and nourish your skin. We offer beautiful views, romantic rooms, suites and cabins, homemade Southern breakfast, relaxation, and the ultimate in mountain hospitality. Our twelve guest rooms and five cottages include amenities such as two-person Jacuzzis, sitting areas, fireplaces, handmade heirloom quilts, antique furniture, historic photos, and original artwork.
Georgia's Premier Wine Country Inn Southern Living Magazine names Beechwood Inn “One of the South’s Most Charming Inns.” https://www.southernliving.com/travel/souths-charming-inns Wine Spectator Names Beechwood Inn Top 13 East Coast Inns with Excellent Wines. https://www.winespectator.com/articles/east-coast-inns-with-excellent-wines “Wine Enthusiast Magazine places Beechwood Inn in the Top 5 Destinations “for your next wine and food-focused escape.” Travel writer Becky Lamb says, “Beechwood Inn is the closest thing to a Napa Valley Bed and Breakfast we have in Georgia.”
At Lucille’s Mountain Top Inn & Spa you’ll experience wide vistas of the Blue Ridge Mountains. We are located in Sautee Nacoochee, GA and only a short trip to Atlanta and Greenville, SC. We have 13 comfortable rooms and suites to choose from, so there is something to fit everyone’s needs. The rooms are decorated in contemporary luxury, all but one have a king sized bed, and some have Bubble-jet or Jacuzzi tubs and fireplaces. Begin each day with a breathtaking view of the mountains then head downstairs to experience a homemade gourmet breakfast. While you’re here you can also take advantage of our Spa (recently voted one of the 10 best in Georgia), for an array of wellness and spa services that help you relax in a serene and casual environment.
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Bed and Breakfasts in North Carolina range from mountain-chic offerings to charming-city abodes. North Carolina is filled with an abundance of different mountain hikes, beaches, unique cities, art galleries, museums, and landmarks. Some of the most popular and must-see places in the state include: Asheville, the Outer Banks, Western North Carolina, Beaufort, and the Blue Ridge Mountains. North Carolina bed and breakfast s can be found in nearly all of these locations, offering you an unforgettable trip.
Located in the Southern half on the East Coast, North Carolina was originally one of the 13 colonies. It was the first state to instruct its delegates to vote for independence from British Rule. In 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state to ratify the U.S. Constitution. In 1903 the first ever successful aircraft flight was invented and executed in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina by Wilbur and Orville Wright.
North Carolina is a true playground for any and all outdoor lovers. The state boasts an array of natural features, including the Appalachian Mountains, Great Smoky Mountains, Blue Ridge Mountains, Grandfather Mountain, Lake Mattamuskeet, Lumber River, Mountains to Sea Trail, Merchants Millpond State Park, and the Outer Banks. The state is mountainous, featuring several different mountain chains as well as hundreds of hiking trails. Chimney Rock is a one-million-year-old natural landmark, and one of North Carolina’s most iconic attractions. The Outer Banks is a series of beaches that stretch along the North Carolina Coastline and are extremely popular for vacationers during the summer months. Jockey’s Ridge in the Outer Banks is a massive sand dune that replicates a Sahara-type of experience. Many visitors go each year to walk through the dunes.
There is so much to do in the state of North Carolina that you may decide to extend your stay to see more of what is on offer! Mountain lovers who just want to relax during a stay in North Carolina can go ahead and skip all the activities and just sit back and take in the views from a mountain inn. Downtown Asheville is one of the most interesting and eclectic cities in the state and is worth exploring for at least a couple days. The eco-conscious city is surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains and boasts a distinctive down-to-earth vibe. The walkable downtown district boasts a lively music scene, a variety of fresh local eateries, craft breweries, vintage boutiques, and art galleries. The historic neighborhood of Montford features an abundance of Colonial Revival houses, many of which are restored as bed and breakfast. The town of Oak Hill offers a variety of hiking trails and outdoor activities, such as disc golf and whitewater rafting. The town of Waynesville boasts a motorcycle museum, an art gallery, and Lake Junaluska. The port city of Wilmington features a historic district with a river walk, some award-winning eateries, art galleries, and fun boutique shops to explore. Just south of Asheville is Hendersonville which boasts a gem mine, wineries, and many fruit orchards in the summertime.
North Carolina is bursting with things to do and landmarks to visit. Nature lovers, beach bums, and history buffs will all find something exciting to explore. Visit the Biltmore House, the largest home in America originally built by George Vanderbilt in the late 1880’s. This mansion-chateau rests on an 8000-acre estate in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Asheville, North Carolina. Pisgah National Forest is revered as North Carolina’s most visited wonders. The 500,000 acre forest consists of mile-high peaks, abundant waterfalls, and lush, leafy slopes. It is located in the Appalachian Mountains in Western North Carolina. Grandfather Mountain is the highest peak in the eastern Blue Ridge Mountains in the state, reaching to 5,946 feet and offering sweeping views of the mountains from the top. The Great Smoky Mountains are one of North Carolina’s most esteemed wonders and Clingmans Dome is the highest point in this mountain chain. Hikers will love visiting Chimney Rock, a small village in Rutherford County, as it boasts a popular series of trails and a large waterfall. North Carolina is home to a plethora of Colonial Revival architecture-style houses throughout its main cities, a sight that history buffs are sure to enjoy.
The weather in North Carolina is very seasonal. Summers are hot with temperatures reaching up to 95 degrees Fahrenheit, while winter temperatures can drop to 20 degrees Fahrenheit (or lower). Spring and fall are moderate with average temperatures of 70 degrees. The temperatures on the coast tend to be warmer on average than the mountain climates, which get colder with higher elevations. The best time of the year to plan a trip to North Carolina is anytime between April and November.
North Carolina is known for its many iconic Southern-style favorites. During a trip to North Carolina, indulging in as much BBQ as you possibly can during your trip is a must. Fried green tomatoes topped with pimento cheese is another Southern must-have. Shrimp n’ grits, deviled eggs, and fresh seafood on the coast are also delicious foods to be sampled. Bojangles is a popular fast food chain found in the Eastern Southern States which is a favorite among locals and travelers. Wine lovers can visit the many wineries around the state, particularly in the mountainous regions.
Get the most out of your time in North Carolina by staying at a charming, memorable accommodation. North Carolina bed and breakfasts offer Southern hospitality, host friendliness, elegant Victorian-style architecture, smooth check in, boutique furnishings, spacious private baths, and an abundance of natural beauty. Many bed and breakfast inn s in North Carolina are located in the historic district and historic downtown areas of the cities. These historic inn s are recognized by the National Register of Historic Places for their cultural significance. There is no more romantic getaway than a stay at a bed and breakfast in North Carolina.
When staying at a bed and breakfast in North Carolina, expect a truly elegant and unique experience bursting with Southern charm. These historic inns combine a well-preserved history with modern comforts. Most North Carolina guesthouse s boast historic architecture, a gourmet breakfast, free Wifi, guest rooms in a carriage house, jacuzzi, upscale linens, clawfoot tubs, and friendly innkeepers. Many historic inns in the state also feature spacious front porches, lush green gardens, Victorian-style or Colonial Revival-style architecture, fireplaces, and more.
It is recommended to use a car to get around the state during a trip in North Carolina. The state has two major international airports, located in Charlotte (Charlotte/Douglas International Airport) and Wilmington (Wilmington International Airport.) There are many smaller regional airports as well which offer access to smaller towns and more remote areas. If flying into the state, there are an abundance of car rental companies to rent a car from upon arrival. While in the cities, such as Asheville, many of the points of interests, restaurants, shops, and cafes will be within walking distance from your bed and breakfast. Most bed and breakfasts in cities and towns are centrally located in the downtown districts, meaning that most activities and points of interest within cities can be reached by foot or public transportation.
North Carolina offers a wide variety of bed and breakfasts, from cozy mountain cabin-style inns to colonial-revival-style bed and breakfasts in historic downtown districts.
Arrowhead Inn is commonly regarded as one of the best bed and breakfast in North Carolina. The inn offers a romantic escape in a peaceful and historic setting. It sits on six acres of green lawns and blooming gardens. Guests are served a full gourmet breakfast each morning. All nine guest rooms are equipped with modern amenities with some special features like jacuzzi tubs and cozy fireplaces.
Fuquay Mineral Spring Inn and Garden is located in the heart of a historic district and is conveniently located just a short drive from Durham, Fayetteville, Chapel Hill, and Raleigh, as well as an abundance of points-of-interest. Guest rooms feature spacious bathrooms, high-speed WiFi, and plush bedding.
1906 Pine Crest Inn is an upscale inn located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains. This romantic bed and breakfast in North Carolina features a gourmet breakfast, landscaped gardens, elegant furnishings, and an award-winning restaurant.
White Doe Inn offers a luxury experience in the Outer Banks. This pet friendly bed and breakfast in North Carolina features luxury amenities, gourmet breakfasts, free bicycles for guests to use, comfortable common areas with fireplaces, eight elegant guest rooms, and wrap-around porches. All accommodations include antique family heirloom decorations combined with modern amenities and comforts.