These 3 castles near Nashville make the best romantic getaways

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Ever find yourself needing a last-minute getaway and feeling completely STUMPED on where to go? 

Do you need time away to connect, but you don't want to spend the weekend in a tiny Hampton Inn off the interstate? 

Some getaways you look for Hamptons. But this isn't one of them.

Do you need the romantic getaway to be an EXPERIENCE, but you don't want to spend the whole weekend busily doing touristy activities? 

We feel you. 

And we have the perfect weekend suggestion for a blend of romance + chill.

If you are looking for ideas on where to book a weekend getaways in Tennessee (or surrounding areas) for couples, check out these three CASTLES!!

1) The Kentucky Castle

Who needs Europe? You can sleep like royalty in this castle, located about 3 hours from Nashville. Save the money you would spend on airfare and experience fine farm-to-table dining, special tours, and bluegrass concerts on-location here. This is a high-impact experience, great for when you need a fast overnight getaway!

2) Ross Bridge Golf Resort & Spa

Pickin up my hot date from a castle! @wittywitts

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Four hours drive south and you run into Ross Bridge Golf Resort and Spa in Birmingham, Alabama. This location really gives you the best of all worlds. If you want the city night life, you've got it. If you want secluded and private, you've got it. If you need luxury and relaxation, you've got it. The resort is Marriott-owned, offers the third-longest golf course IN THE WORLD, and has an Aveda Spa!!!



3)  Williamswood Castle

This medieval-style estate is located 10 minutes from downtown Knoxville. Listed on Airbnb, it can accommodate up to 6 guests. The owner touts some of these highlights: 500 feet of riverfront, a massive multi-level deck overlooking the river, and ponds, gardens, and forests. Can you imagine having a castle and its grounds all to yourself for the weekend?

How about a BONUS castle? (because I like to over-deliver)

4) Biltmore Estate

Located about 4.5 hours from Nashville, the Biltmore Estate  provides a luxurious romantic getaway! And while you can't stay in the actual Biltmore house, you can stay on the grounds of the estate in one of their adjacent properties. There is a charming village and winery where COMPLIMENTARY tasting is a MUST! Outdoor activities also abound here: horseback riding, fly-fishing, river floats, and carriage rides are just a few! Stay on the estate for the entire weekend or venture out into the eclectic city of Asheville for some city fun!

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