Mountain WeddingsBiltmoreInn on Biltmore EstateThe North Carolina mountains are an ideal and serene setting for weddings of all kinds. From the rolling hills surrounding America’s largest home at Biltmore in Asheville, to the picturesque and panoramic views at Chimney Rock, to the romance of luxury resorts and inns in Highlands and Hendersonville, or the excitement of a mountaintop ceremony at Sugar Mountain, romance abounds in the mountains. Add in a bit history, lots of outdoor activities, shopping, dining and a large dose of Mother Nature, and you have everything you need for the perfect wedding weekend.Here are a few popular mountain wedding destinations:BiltmoreAsheville Billed as America’s largest home, Biltmore provides a tradition of gracious hospitality and unmatched beauty for your wedding day. From its most spectacular venue, Diana at Biltmore, set high on a hill with sweeping views of Biltmore House framed by the Blue Ridge Mountains, to the terraces, gardens and courtyards that surround the main house and stables, to the indoor and outdoor settings at the varied estate restaurants and the inn, your wedding will be the event of the season. Customize your wedding with spa treatments, outdoor activities, winery tastings and a private carriage ride.Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State ParkChimney Rock For a unique outdoor wedding near Asheville that is as rustic or elegant as you desire, look no further than Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park. For intimate wedding parties, exchange your vows on top of the Chimney with 75-mile panoramic views of Lake Lure and Hickory Nut Gorge. If you are thinking more of a destination wedding with lots of family and friends, then say your vows in the outdoor classroom in the meadows with Chimney Rock Mountain as the background. The adjacent covered pavilion is perfect for wedding receptions. And there’s no extra charge for singing birds, Carolina blue sky and stunning mountain colors.The Omni Grove Park InnAsheville With the mountains as your backdrop and the traditional Arts & Crafts style of the architecture, a wedding at The Omni Grove Park Inn will certainly be a perfect beginning to your life together. You can choose from a variety of indoor and outdoor wedding and reception venues, including luxurious rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the Blue Ridge Mountains, the historic and romantic Country Club, and outdoor terraces and patios with dazzling city and mountain views. Plus, with a dedicated wedding team on staff and highly qualified partners for everything from wedding planning, to florists, musicians, and party rentals, The Omni Grove Park Inn can help plan everything from your rehearsal dinner to post-wedding brunches.Mélange Bed & Breakfast Inn and GardensHendersonville Secluded behind tall hemlock hedges and century-old trees, the Mélange Bed & Breakfast in Hendersonville is a refreshingly unique experience of old grandeur. Under the charm of the historic home with its splendid gardens and splashing fountains, couples can experience a fairytale setting for their wedding and reception. The Inn boasts a luxurious 1,000-square-foot suite that makes for a perfect bridal suite and four additional accommodations for your wedding party, family or wedding guests. Old Edwards Inn and SpaHighlands Whether planning an elopement, a vow renewal, or the wedding of your dreams, the award-winning Old Edwards Inn and Spa provides a perfect mountain setting. With an award-winning chef and culinary staff, multiple venues for ceremonies and receptions, a world-class spa, an 18-hole championship golf course, and varied lodging options for the wedding party, family and friends, Old Edwards Inn and Spa can bring your wedding dreams to life.Completed in 2011, The Farm at Old Edwards offers a slate-floored terrace room enclosed by a stunning architectural pavilion, with rough-cut wood beams, wrought-iron chandeliers, and a 35-foot-high glass cupola. The fully retractable glass panels that make up the exterior of the room offer a panoramic view of the spectacular gardens and provide a perfect photographic backdrop for your memories.Sugar Mountain ResortBanner Elk Imagine a wedding processional on a ski lift and a magnificent mountaintop ceremony amidst a backdrop of green slopes, stunning rhododendron and blue skies. That’s what a wedding atop Sugar Mountain Resort in Banner Elk offers. After “I do,” celebrate your new life together with friends and family at a reception crafted to your personal preferences from an elegant white tablecloth affair to a rustic pig-pickin’ in the great outdoors.Westglow Resort & SpaBlowing Rock Westglow Resort & Spa in Blowing Rock is a spectacular venue featuring the grandeur of a historic Grecian mansion surrounded by the magnificent beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Guests dine on delicious cuisine, and the splendidly manicured grounds of the 20-acre estate provide the perfect backdrop to the most important day of your life. Wedding packages can include the wedding site, rehearsal dinner, reception, luxurious accommodations, spa treatments and more.