We Heart Travel: 10 Most Romantic Getaways for Couples

February 14, 2019 0 0

Looking for a great vacation spot for your next couples getaway? Then look no further—the best spots to hit are all here. Whether you’re looking for a place to celebrate an anniversary, enjoy some time alone, or experience the adventure of a lifetime, these travel destinations are just the ticket. From dreamy island escapes to scenic cities and countryside getaways, be sure to book your ticket to romance now!

Kauai, Hawaii – Filled with lush rainforests, picturesque beaches, and blissful reports, Kauai is a wonderful spot for the traveling couple to vacation at. Referred to as the “Garden Island,” Kauai is home to green landscapes and complete serenity. Couples vacationing here can visit the Na Pali Coast, a stunning coastline along the island where the crystal clear island water laps against the mountainous terrain. What some people don’t know is that some of the best views of Na Pali are actually from the ocean, so hop on a boat and embrace the scenery. Boats leave early each morning and offer snorkeling and other water activities for those interested. Back on the island, there is a dreamy selection of romantic hotels. One of most couples’ favorite tends to be Whalers Cove Resort located right on the water. A private resort with condos to rent, it is easy to see why this is a beloved resort. Couples can relax under the island sun, indulge in the native Hawaiian delicacies, and enjoy the undisturbed company of each other on the romantic island of Kauai.

McLeod, Montana –This small country town in Montana is located in the rolling hills of the Boulder Valley. With a mere population of less than 200 people, McLeod is a quintessential spot for the outdoor-loving couple to get away and get into nature. This quaint town offers fly fishing in fresh-water rivers, horseback riding through wild wilderness, and rustic cottages for couples to snuggle up in. Travel to the Natural Bridge and experience the powerful hands of nature and enjoy a picnic next to the waterfall. McLeod Resort offers cozy cabins to stay in right in the heart of the Montana terrain. For couples that love the great outdoors, McLeod is a (small) slice of heaven.

Portland, Maine – For couples who want to save some money, taking a trip to Portland, Maine could prove a great fit. Complete with a sleepy coastal town, Portland offers views of the sea, loads of fresh caught lobster and a peaceful town to dwell in. Most of the main attractions are all in walking distance from the heart of the city, so no need to rent a car or hop in a cab. Not to mention, some of the attractions are extremely cost-friendly. Head to one of the many Portland breweries—more often than not, these breweries offer free and discounted tours (and they might even throw in a free beer)! After the tours, head to a local restaurant and skip the fine dining. A handful of the best-ranked restaurants in Portland, such as DuckFat and Central Provisions, are owned by James Beard award-winning chefs and finalists! Skip out on the pricey vacation and head to Portland to experience the sea, the city, and a cost-friendly vacation.

Napa Valley, California – There’s nothing quite as romantic as spending a weekend in Napa Valley with your significant other. With rolling hills of vineyards, antique wine, and beautiful places to stay, Napa offers an ideal escape for couples to get away to. This breathtaking region of Northern California is rich in fine dining and romantic views for every visitor to bask in. For those looking for a private place to stay, Calistoga Ranch offers just that. Nestled into a private canyon, this resort has luxury rooms, an award-winning spa, on-site hiking trails, and a vineyard on the property. Going to wineries is a must, so be sure to head to some of the best ones in the country. We recommend Shafer Vineyards, Alpha Omega Winery, and Inglenook Winery—to name a few. Sip wine, enjoy five-star food, and fall in love with the culture of the wine country.

Breckenridge, Colorado – Situated at the base of the Rocky Mountains, the town of Breckenridge is magical at all times of the year. With snow-coated mountains in the winter and trees changing color in the spring, there is nothing that Breckenridge doesn’t offer. Relax next to a wood-burning fire with your partner at One Ski Hill Place after a day of skiing and enjoy the stillness of the mountain range around you. This hotel lies at the base of Peak 8, giving you access to ski-in and ski-out right there—ideal for the avid-skiers. The charming town of Breck is full of boutique shops and delicious restaurants that are changing with each season. If you go during the fall, be sure to go to the Breckenridge Oktoberfest to experience one of the largest street parties in the Rocky Mountains! A great spot for the couple that loves to adventure and have fun, Breckenridge is the place to go.

Savannah, Georgia – Looking for a city that is historic and romantic? Look no further then Savannah, Georgia. This Southern city is known for its hospitality and utter charm—the ideal place to enjoy time with your partner. Stay at a quaint bed-and-breakfast, or one of the many former mansions-turned-inns, and embrace the Southern flair and historic culture. Savannah, nicknamed the “Forest City,” has an abundance of oak trees and Spanish moss to provide not only shade, but also beauty all throughout the town. The cobblestone streets lead to scenic public squares that are charming spots to enjoy the beauty of the town and the company of your partner at. For those interested, there are also horse-drawn carriages that can be ridden through the historic district—the most romantic way to see the city!

Moab, Utah – For the outdoorsy couple seeking a luxurious getaway, glamping at Moab offers a glamorous and adventurous getaway. Nestled in the Arches National Park, Moab is filled with red rock formations, Native American rock art, and even dinosaur tracks. While this national park is a good fit for the nature-loving couple, it also offers glamping accommodations for those who want to experience the luxury side of Moab. These glampsites offer fully furnished tents with intricate décor, king-sized beds, wood-burning potbelly stoves and spacious rooms to rest in after a long day of hiking. The campsite, Under Canvas, provides a variety of activates to guests such as hot air ballooning, scenic flights through the park, and zip lining adventures. Glamping in under the desert sky has never been so idyllic.

Homer, Alaska – Alaska is home to natural beauty, picturesque scenery, and the adventures of a lifetime. Located in the Kachetmak Bay, the small town of Homer offers the nature-loving couple everything they could dream of. With wild salmon and halibut fishing opportunities, kayaking in the glaciers, horseback riding though the wilderness, and cozy accommodations, Homer is a wonderful spot for couples to get away to. Explore the frontier of Alaska by plane and get a breathtaking view of the glaciers and mountains from above or be one with nature and see the sights from the water while fishing. Experience cuisine with only the freshest ingredients made by top-notch chefs with food caught right in the wilderness around you. Snuggle up in a cottage or cabin at the foot of the mountains in the Bear Creek Winery & Lodging hotel to enjoy hometown hospitality with a hint of luxury lodging. Alaska has more to offer than most can even imagine, so get out there and embrace the beauty of nature.

Montauk, New York – At the east end of the Long Island peninsula sits the city of Montauk, New York. With a population of less than 3,000 permanent residents, this whimsical beach town has white sand beaches, miles of hiking trails, fine dining, and exquisite wine tasting opportunities. The ideal getaway for the couple who wants to relax, Montauk offers beautiful beaches to enjoy a quiet day at and yacht clubs that have divine dining and timeless elegance. Visit the Montauk Point Lighthouse, the oldest lighthouse in New York State, to get views of the ocean that sailors used to get over 200 years ago. Stay at The Surf Lodge , which has beachfront rooms and bonfire sites on the sand. Not to mention, there is live music all summer long so grab a beach-cruiser and get going!

Mendocino, California – Located along the coast of Northern California, Mendocino offers a collection of Victorian villages, vineyards, and trails through redwood forests. This coastal community has delicate B&Bs, local art galleries, and lively entertainment. For the couple seeking culture and charm, Mendocino offers that and so much more. This town is walking distance from the beach and has dining options with views of the ocean and oceanfront bluffs. There are hiking opportunities, wine tasting classes, and live music yearlong. Don’t miss out on this romantic beach town—is it one in a million.

 

 

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Lauren Harano

Lauren Harano is a sun-kissed Californian living in New York City. The Editorial and Marketing Assistant for VINAZINE, she's also written for Cosmopolitan and Seventeen magazines. In her free time, she enjoys finding the best Mexican restaurants in the city and reading in Central Park. Most importantly, she believes that every day is a good day to have a good day.

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