The famed Biltmore Estate sets the tone here and it feels like every hotel and B&B in town is striving to achieve similiar levels of elegance—which ain't a bad thing! Prices can get high, especially during Leaf Peeping season, but come at the right time and you can have a wonderfully civilized stay in some of the finest lodgings in the United States. Here are our picks for some of the best of the best (with affordable choices thrown in, as well).

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.