10 Best Places to Propose in North Carolina (2023)

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by Suzanne Sachs  5 min read



North Carolina is full of perfect places to propose. Whether you and the person you love are enthusiasts for beaches, parks, gardens, natural scenic beauty, hotels, mansions or good food and wine, there’s a beautiful spot to create a lifetime of memories. This guide describes some of the best places in North Carolina to ask that special woman or man to marry you.


In this guide we will explain the following:

  • Romantic locations in North Carolina
  • Biltmore estate
  • Omni Grove park inn
  • Beautiful beaches and lakes
  • Outer banks beaches
  • Jordan lake
  • Outdoor locations to propose in North Carolina
  • Chimney Rock state park
  • Duke gardens
  • Grandfather mountain
  • Asheville botanical gardens
  • Pisgah national forest
  • Blue ridge parkway
  • Best places to propose in North Carolina


Romantic Locations in North Carolina 

1. Biltmore Estate

This historic mansion and its sprawling gardens offer a picturesque setting for a proposal. It's a popular spot for a romantic walk, and it provides a stunning backdrop for proposals.


2. Omni Grove Park Inn

This historic hotel in Asheville is known for its stunning views and luxurious accommodations, making it a perfect spot for a romantic proposal and a ideal location to ask him or her to marry you.


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Beautiful Beaches and Lakes

3. Outer Banks Beaches

The North Carolina coast is dotted with beautiful beaches that provide a romantic backdrop for a proposal. The beautiful surroundings make it a perfect place to pop the question. Instead of asking this ultimate question verbally, make a visual proposal by spelling out “Will You Marry Me?” in a unique way.


4. Jordan Lake

This picturesque lake is surrounded by miles of wooded shoreline, making it a secluded spot for a private proposal.


Outdoor Locations to Propose in North Carolina

North Carolina is full of romantic gardens, trails, and mountains. These are some especially romantic locations for a proposal on a romantic walk, viewing waterfalls or enjoying a glass of wine or champagne in a secluded spot for the perfect proposal.

5. Chimney Rock State Park

This park offers stunning views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, making it a perfect spot for a proposal. Anywhere there are outstanding views can be the setting for an outstanding proposal. 


6. Duke Gardens

With its stunning botanical gardens and serene ponds, Duke Gardens is a popular spot for proposals. Ask somebody to name a romantic flower, and most of them will name roses. This makes the Duke Gardens a popular place to propose, especially near her or his favorite color of roses.


7. Grandfather Mountain

This majestic mountain offers breathtaking views and a unique setting for a one of a kind memorable proposal.


8. Asheville Botanical Gardens

These beautiful gardens provide a peaceful and romantic setting for a proposal. Go the extra mile for a fantastic proposal by hiring extra help. A photographer could arrange to be on hand to discreetly capture the special “yes” moment.


9. Pisgah National Forest

This expansive forest is filled with hiking trails, waterfalls, and scenic overlooks that provide a stunning backdrop for a proposal.


10. Blue Ridge Parkway

This scenic drive offers countless opportunities to stop and take in the stunning views, making it a perfect spot for a proposal.


Best Places to Propose in North Carolina

While it can be tempting to get wrapped up in elaborate proposal plans, sometimes the very best way to ask the question is a classic, heartfelt, on-one-knee moment. Whatever you and your soon-to-be fiance or fiancee enjoy, North Carolina has beautiful and memorable places to propose. Make one of these romantic locations your special place by proposing with the perfect vintage engagement ring.




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Suzanne Sachs

Suzanne has always believed vintage rings can change lives. She's been in the jewelry industry for over 35 years, working with vintage jewelers, diamond dealers, diamond cutters, and gemologists. Suzanne started Artdecodiamonds in 2000 and understood the demand for vintage rings throughout the world. She ultimately started VintageDiamondRing.com in 2014, and understands each vintage ring is a reflection of you – your history, your relationships, your style, your elegance and is honored to have the opportunity to help you showcase your flair in a unique and exquisite way.


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