Man opening a heart-shaped box with an engagement ring inside over coffee.

The Triangle’s Most Romantic Destinations: 5 Places to Pop the Question

Love is in the air!

When you live in a community as exciting as the Triangle region of North Carolina, it’s hard not to feel like you’re in love every day of the year. Home to beautiful outdoor areas, 5-star restaurants, and luxurious spas, the Triangle is a place for lovers. (Sorry, Virginia!)

As such, this is the perfect place to plan a wedding or an engagement! If you’ve been thinking of popping the question to that special someone, we’re here to help. Without further ado, here are five amazing Triangle locations that are just perfect for a proposal.

Sarah P. Duke Gardens

Wait until just before sunset before strolling through the Sarah P. Duke Gardens with your significant other. Stop over the red bridge to observe the beautiful water lilies… and surprise your beloved with a proposal!

Known for its stunning flowers, exceptionally peaceful location, and awesome events, the Sarah P. Duke Gardens is a must-see for everyone from prom-going teenagers to retirees. It’s the perfect place for any proposal.

North Carolina Museum of Art

Two people taking a tour in an art museum.The Triangle’s number one destination for fantastic art work, world-class artists, and seasonal events is definitely the NC Museum of Art! You can pay to see one of their special traveling exhibits, or treat yourself (and your significant other) to a lovely stroll along the grounds.

As you both observe the stunning outdoor displays of art, don’t be afraid to pop that question!

Jordan Lake

Can you picture it? The sun setting over Jordan Lake, casting vibrant shades of orange, red, pink, and purple across the evening sky. Gazing out with your significant other over the water, feeling a sense of awe and wonderment… grabbing their hand to show them the gorgeous ring you’ve picked out?

Jordan Lake is a hot spot for all kinds of nature enthusiasts. If your intended loves the outdoors, this is the place to take them.

Umstead Hotel and Spa

Woman's face with cucumber slices over her eyes.For a truly decadent experience you’ll never forget, whisk your significant other away for a relaxing weekend of pampering at the Umstead Hotel and Spa in Cary. After a day of soaking in the luxurious spa, ask the big question over a candle-lit dinner at the on-site restaurant.

When all is said and done, you can even come back and have your wedding here!

North Carolina Botanical Garden

Located in charming Chapel Hill, the NC Botanical Garden is a gorgeous outdoor oasis perfectly complemented by breathtaking and colorful flowers, dense foliage, and mature trees.

It’s open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. from Tuesday to Saturday, and from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sundays. They regularly host exhibits like Sculpture in the Garden, which showcases the work of local artists set perfectly against the natural wonders of the garden.

First Comes Love, then Comes Marriage…

The next step? Buying a home, of course!

If you’re looking to put down roots in the Triangle by buying a beautiful home for sale, then we have one more thing to congratulate you on! Let’s go through this journey, together.

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