North Carolina is a great destination that offers something for everyone with its three distinct regions: the Appalachian Mountains, formed mostly by the Blue Ridge and Great Smoky Mountains; the middle or Piedmont plateau; and the coast. Whether your trip is organized around outdoor activities or great food and drinks, you can plan on a relaxing stay in one of these unique lodging options.
For those seeking a truly one-of-a-kind experience, look no further than a caboose rental at Buffalo Creek Vacations. Located in the rural town of Clyde, you will be surrounded by acres of grazing bison and the Great Smoky Mountains. The renovated train caboose provides all the modern amenities you would expect in a regular vacation rental but with the feeling of riding the rails. The caboose can comfortably sleep 4 people, making it perfect for families. Kids will be competing over who gets to sleep in the cozy cupola bed!
Situated in the heart of downtown Asheville, this sleek and stylish hotel has everything you need. Each of their 14 luxury suites is uniquely decorated with fine furnishings and décor purchased locally and in Paris. Suites include a separate living area, private bedroom, and private bathroom. Plan on staying awhile because each suite also boasts a fully functional kitchen, washer, and dryer. A collection of carefully selected artwork—created by renowned local artists and available for sale—is on display throughout the hotel. The hotel is also within walking distance of some of the best restaurants, breweries, shops, and galleries in the area.
Tucked away on top of Sunset Mountain, Grove Park provides majestic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains and downtown Asheville. Built out of granite in 1913, this grand getaway makes you feel at one with nature and emits pure relaxation. Take in a deep breath of fresh air on the terrace and rejuvenate your senses at their luxury spa. From casual to fine dining, Grove Park goes above and beyond to satisfy the needs of their guests.
Take a step back in time with a stay at this historic luxury estate in Winston-Salem. Graylyn is a mix of old world charm, innovative technology, and personal touches. Built in the 1920s as the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Gray, Graylyn emerged as one of the largest private homes in North Carolina. Today Graylyn is used as a conference centre and hotel, standing out amongst competitors with its magnificent architecture, carefully manicured lawns and gardens, and world-class service. Whether visiting for business or relaxation, Graylyn will leave guests with an unforgettable experience.
Lovers of gourmet food, fine wine, and exceptional service rejoice! The Fearrington House Inn combines luxury, stand-out service, and classic Southern charm. Located in Fearrington Village, Pittsboro, their individually designed guest rooms feature antiques, luxurious fabrics, original artwork, and fresh flowers. Guest are encouraged to visit the local shops, purchase a bottle of wine, and enjoy the winding brick paths and picturesque garden views surrounding the property. Guests can also expect a fantastic seasonally inspired meal at The Fearrington House Restaurant, which is conveniently placed steps away from the Inn. Even if you don’t get a chance to stay at the inn, the Village is a special place to visit!