The South has gorgeous beaches, rolling hills, stunning mountain views, and wonderful weather – so it's no wonder that folks like to travel our way for a relaxing vacation. We've got some very cost-effective options for Southern family vacations, and these budget destinations will bring your family outdoors into stunning state parks, horseback riding adventures, and rustic lodges. If you're looking for something a little more romantic, however, you may want to try out one of these higher-priced Southern resorts. From the Allegheny Mountains in Virginia to the sandy beaches of St. Simons Island, a stay at these relaxing retreats will surely be memorable. We turned to our friends at Coinage for accomodations that are certainly worth the splurge.

Established in 1896, The Breakers is a Palm Beach destination of Italian­ Renaissance decadence. Take a bicycle tour along the beach and splurge on an Ocean Front Junior Suite to bask in the Atlantic on your own private balcony ­starting around $810 a night.

Looking for a little seclusion? Hop on over to The Lodge on Little St. Simons Island in Georgia for a getaway so exclusive that a reservation is required just to be on the island itself. Explore nature in a rustic setting with an all­-inclusive stay. You can rent cottages starting at $575 a night or the entire island starting at $6,500 a night.

Get a taste of high society with loud colors and floral prints­a­plenty at The Greenbrier Resort. This luxurious West Virginian retreat has been visited by 26 Presidents, as well as the Duke and Duchess of Windsor. Spring for a Windsor Club room with access to a private lounge and an open bar.

Couples looking for a romantic getaway should check out the Lodge at Sea Island. Not only will you be served milk and cookies before bed, but you could actually have a butler draw you a rose­ petal bath in a room that overlooks the ocean.

In Virginia's Allegheny Mountains lies a resort once swanky enough for Thomas Jefferson himself. Guests at The Omni Homestead can take advantage of two golf courses, two hot springs, a movie theater, a water park, and horseback riding. Pay extra for one of the themed, two­-bedroom Presidents’ Suites – ­each honoring a former Commander-­in-­Chief who had stayed there before.

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