Make the South your go-to spot to celebrate Valentine’s day. From a brunch at the Biltmore to a romantic walk on Myrtle Beach, you can turn your trip into a romantic getaway.
Find a destination below and then book a stay at a nearby RV Park (click on the links for more information).
Eat Valentine’s Brunch in America’s Downton Abbey
Biltmore Estate is the largest privately owned house in the United States. Comprised of more than 8,000 acres, the home touts 250 rooms including 35 bedrooms, 43 bathrooms, a 10,000-volume library and 65 fireplaces. Take the regular house tour but don’t miss some of the behind-the-scene offerings like the Rooftop Tour with spectacular views. The Butler’s Tour shares a backstairs glimpse at the 19th-century bachelors’ quarters, and the Home Within a Home Tour showcases how Mrs. Vanderbilt created a cozy abode inside those vast mansion walls. Visit the Farm at Antler Hill Village, a working farmstead with shops, eateries and an award-winning winery.
Embark on an Outer Banks Sport Fishing Trip
Made up of a string of barrier islands that shield North Carolina’s Coast, the Outer Banks are a great jumping-off point for adventure. Fishing enthusiasts flock to the region for the opportunity to throw in a line off one of the many piers or to join a chartered vessel for deep-sea fishing. Whether you fish in the sound, in the surf or offshore, you can angle for a variety of species. Not into lines and hooks? Paddlers will find a wide range of waterways to explore. The calm waters of the sounds invite those seeking tranquility and the chance to observe wildlife, while the ocean beckons to those seeking thrills in the surf.
Stay here during your North Carolina visit:
Asheville Bear Creek RV Park, Asheville
Camping World Racing Resort, Charlotte
Outer Banks West KOA, Coinjock
Raleigh Oaks RV Resort & Cottages, Four Oaks
Lakewood RV Resort, Hendersonville
Fayetteville RV Resort & Cottages, Wade
Roam the Boardwalk of Myrtle Beach
As coastal destinations go, it’s hard to top Myrtle Beach. With a funfilled boardwalk, amusement park rides and world-class restaurants, the town along the coast’s Grand Strand is a perennial family favorite. There’s no view quite like the one from SkyWheel, a 187-foot observation wheel that gives riders expansive views of the beachfront and the Atlantic Ocean from climate-controlled gondolas that ascend 20 stories above ground at the ride’s zenith. It’s an unforgettable way to experience South Carolina’s endless coastline from a whole new perspective. If you prefer to keep your feet on dry land, try the 1.2-mile-long boardwalk, home to kitschy beach shops, restaurants and amusement. Bracketed by the 14th Ave and 2nd Avenue piers at the northern and southern ends, there are plenty of chances to wander out over the waves for a drink, a bite or some top-notch surfcasting alongside the locals. With a festive atmosphere and an endless supply of family-friendly attractions, you’ll never run out of things to do here.
Hit Golf Balls in Hilton Head
With 24 championship golf courses, Hilton Head Island is a golfing paradise. From greens designed by grand architects to greens with grand views, Hilton Head Island has a course that will wow any golfer. But, if golf isn’t your game, don’t worry. You’ll find premier racquetball, pickleball and tennis courts that will appeal to everyone from new players to advanced pros. Courts and courses aren’t the only thing hidden within Hilton Head Island’s manicured landscapes. Over 50 miles of biking trails crisscross the island.
Stay here during your South Carolina visit:
Camp Lake Jasper RV Resort, Hardeeville
Hilton Head Harbor RV Resort & Marina, Hilton Head Island
Apache Family Campground & Pier, Myrtle Beach
Lakewood Camping Resort, Myrtle Beach
Myrtle Beach Travel Park, Myrtle Beach
Ocean Lakes Family Campground, Myrtle Beach
Party in Pigeon Forge
The Great Smokey Mountain region of Tennessee gets cold during the winter, but you can count on places like Pigeon Forge to heat things up. Pigeon Forge is a gateway to 500 thousand acres of Appalachian wilderness, making the perfect Smoky Mountain escape even easier. This mountain resort city is a year-round family vacation destination, with attractions ranging from Alpine mountain coasters to dinner theaters, making it the All-American getaway. Titanic Museum Attraction is a celebration of the ship, passengers and crew, remembering the world’s most famous luxury liner. After receiving a replica boarding pass of a Titanic passenger or crew member, visitors embark on a self-guided tour that allows for appreciation of the Titanic’s decorative crowd-pleasers, including the grand staircase, as well as interactive and educational features.
Ascend Lookout Mountain in Chattanooga
When it’s time to get out of the city limits and explore the landscapes of southwest Tennessee head for Lookout Mountain, once a Civil War battleground. A plateau perched on a mountain and surrounded by treacherous sheer-faced cliffs, Lookout Mountain is an absolute must-visit. To take in views that claim to stretch as far as seven states, hop on the Incline Railway—the world’s steepest passenger train—for a trip to the summit.
Stay here during your Tennessee visit:
Chattanooga Holiday Travel Park, Chattanooga
Two Rivers Campground, Nashville
Clabough’s Campground, Pigeon Forge
Pine Mountain RV Park by the Creek, Pigeon Forge
Riveredge RV Park & Cabin Rentals, Pigeon Forge
The Ridge Outdoor Resort, Sevierville
Big Meadow Family Campground, Townsend