Driving-distance getaways

Travel

July 1, 2020



Summer plans canceled? If you’re avoiding the airport but can’t resist the urge
to get out of the city, here are a few nearby destinations to consider.

The Dewberry Charleston | Andrew Cebulka

Steps from Marion Square in the heart of downtown Charleston, the midcentury-inspired Dewberry Charleston reopens this month. The seven-story, 155-room hotel is offering a “Summer in the Lowcountry” package that includes complimentary valet parking, a room upgrade and a $50 hotel credit. Take in the sunset at the rooftop Citrus Club bar and lounge, the highest rooftop in Charleston. thedewberrycharleston.com


Chetola Resort in Blowing Rock has reopened after a two-month closure. Nestled on 78 acres, you can take a hike at the adjacent Moses Cone Memorial Park, book a fly-fishing excursion or wander through the picturesque downtown. chetola.com


Biltmore Estate in Asheville has reopened, along with “Downton Abbey: The Exhibition,” an immersive exhibit where guests can walk through some of the popular PBS series’ sets and view a display of 53 costumes. The house, gardens, conservatory, select restaurants, The Inn at Biltmore Estate and the Village Hotel, and Antler Hill Village & Winery are operating with reduced hours and social-distancing measures in place. biltmore.com

Featured image of The Dewberry by Andrew Cebulka

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