As we near the end of January, Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching. A romantic getaway can be the perfect way to celebrate this day with your partner. If you’re looking to plan such a trip here are 10 destinations in the United States that are perfect Ranging from small towns to larger cities.
1. The Florida Keys
If you and your partner enjoy sunny weather and relaxation, you’ll definitely want to consider visiting the Florida Keys. This set of beautiful tropical islands is located off the Florida coast. The islands are known for their gorgeous beaches as well as sparkling clear waters. Better yet the majority of the main islands are accessible via the overseas Highway, making this a feasible option for a road trip as well.
2. Leavenworth, Washington
This charming Barvarian themed small town, located in Washington state, makes an absolutely amazing romantic getaway any time of the year, but especially in the colder months. The surrounding mountains will be covered in blankets of gorgeous sparkling snow. The town offers a variety of unique shops that are perfect for finding a romantic gift for your partner. You might also want to consider visiting the Reindeer Farm or adding some adventure to your retreat with cross country skiing.
3. New Orleans, Louisaina
Head down south to experience some southern charm in the form of New Orleans. This is a vibrant city that will make a great destination for couples that are looking for some rambunctious fun, as well as more laid-back activities. The city is famed for its nightlife scene, and if this is up your alley you want to check out spots such as Bourbon Street. For a unique and memorable experience for you and your partner consider embarking on a dinner cruise.
4. New York, New York
New York can make a great romantic getaway destination. The appeal is the sheer variety of things to do. If you’re looking for a casual excursion, you can explore the city, check out sightseeing spots, and grab a bite to eat from one of the city’s many food carts. Or maybe you’re looking for a more luxurious getaway – no worries New York has no shortage of options for that as well, such as enjoying a meal at Le Bournadin.
5. Las Vegas, Nevada
If you and your partner are looking for a lively destination, you’ll definitely want to consider taking a trip to Las Vegas, Nevada. Just a couple of the many things to do in the city include catching one of the many shows playing such as Cirque du Soleil or experiencing Las Vegas nightlife singing and dancing the night away with your partner. The city also has an absolutely immense number of lodging options, from its themed hotels such The Venetian to sophisticated luxury hotels such as the Aria.
6. Sedona, Arizona
Sedon, Arizona is a great option for a romantic getaway for several reasons. To start with, this town is home to several spas – what’s more romantic than relaxing with your partner while being pampered. Next, the city is surrounded by absolutely stunning natural beauty. Some iconic sites such as Cathedral Rock are nearby the city. Hiking out to them to make for a great bonding experience and adventure. Thanks to the area’s mild winter temperatures, February is actually one of the better times to visit if you are looking to engage in outdoor activities such as hiking. Finally, the town has no shortage of boutique shops and art galleries that are perfect for finding a unique and one-of-a-kind gift for your partner.
7. Miami, Florida
The entire city of Miami can make a great destination for a romantic getaway. There’s no shortage of things to do in this lively city, regardless of you and your partner’s interests. You can check out one of the city’s bars, enjoy a delicious dinner, or even check out the nightlife scene. One area of the city that you’ll definitely want to check out is the Art Deco District. This neighborhood is known for its pastel-colored buildings that provide some memorable and unique ambiance.
8. Laguna Beach, California
Here’s another sunny warm weather retreat for you. Laguna Beach is located in southern California and experiences mild temperatures year around. In addition to pleasant weather and gorgeous views of the ocean, the city also has something for people of all interests. If you and your partner enjoy viewing art for example you’ll want to check out Laguna Art Museum. Or maybe you are nature lovers – in that case, head over to Crystal Cove State Park.
9. Nantucket, Massachusetts
Nantucket might be most popular as a summer destination, but it can make a great romantic getaway in the colder months as well. The crowds that come with the summer will be mostly absent during February. This makes Valentine’s Day a great time to cozy up to your loved one on this island.
10. Savannah, Georgia
Enjoy some southern charm this Valentine’s day with a trip to Savannah, Georgia. This vibrant town has a rich history, apparent from gorgeous period architecture that makes it picturesque. Savannah is home to a variety of shops, galleries, and hotels as well.
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