Start your stay off right with luxurious accommodations at a bed and breakfast for a personal touch. The historic Duke Mansion serves up old Southern charm wrapped in twenty-first century luxury and amenities, while the Morehead Inn, an historic bed and breakfast only minutes from uptown, invites you to cozy up by a private fireplace.
What better way to spend the day together than sampling flavorful wines at a few of the 100+ vineyards in North Carolina. Visit the Yadkin Valley for taste-test worthy retreats along the Swan Creek Wine Trail region and the beautiful landscape and climate so conducive to grape growing.
Pamper yourselves with a couples massage at one of Charlotte’s top spas. The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge’s “Couples Retreat” package includes two 50-minute "Customized Therapeutic Massages," an "Essential Pedicure" for her and a "Gentlemen's Pedicure" for him. Or relax with separate tailored “Just for Her” and “Just for Him” packages at the Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte, including lunch and champagne.
End the night with an innovative, elegant meal at Bernardin's Restaurant before catching the Charlotte Symphony at the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, one of the South's preminent destinations for the performing arts.
Impress your sweetheart with old world romance on a ride with Charlotte Center City Carriage Tours, available on weekends. For a private tour, take a quiet stroll through one of Charlotte’s oldest districts on the Historic Fourth Ward Walking Tour.
Pick up a little something special on a shopping trip to SouthPark Mall, a high-end mecca home to Kate Spade, Michael Kors, Tiffany & Co. and more. The perfect token of affection can be found at alfresco shopping destinations Phillips Place or Morrison as well.
Long considered the most romantic place in Charlotte, dinner at McNinch House Restaurant is an experience like no other. A multi-course meal accompanied by a carefully constructed wine list will leave a lasting impression at this circa 1892 home of Victorian-era Charlotte Mayor Sam McNinch.
Charlotte’s performing arts scene boasts everything from musicals to comedy shows and opera. Treat your love to a memorable performance with a Broadway musical at Ovens Auditorium or a modern dance show at the new Knight Theater, adjacent to three acclaimed museums in the Levine Center for the Arts.