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Top Ten Romantic Getaways In The United States
With Valentine’s Day approaching, many couples are thinking of a romantic getaway. After all, what can be a better gift for Valentine’s Day for both of you than a few days together in a romantic spot? The United States has thousands of places to travel and any couple can make any getaway romantic. However, the little extras that top romantic places in US add make getaways much sweeter and memorable. A romantic getaway don’t have to be on special occasion. Take a few days off at any time of the year to bring some sparkles into your romance!
Niagara Falls, New York
If you think that Niagara Falls is mostly summer destination, think again! This one of the most beautiful wonders of the world attracts couples all year round and honestly difficult to say what the best time to go to is. Summertime in Niagara is packed with outdoor entertainment - concerts, festivals, and events. At winter the town turns into a glittering icy fantasyland. Don’t forget to try regional ‘ice wine’. And of course it is all about water, that’s what makes the place perfectly romantic and sexy. Crashing, plunging and thundering without cease! Both Canadian and American sides of Niagara Falls offer great accommodations with wonderful view of the Falls, especially romantic at night when the water is illuminated with colored spotlights.
New York, New York
Ice skating hand-in-hand at Rockefeller Center, snuggling under a blanket in a horse-drawn carriage ride in Central Park, kissing each other on top of the Empire State Building - even if you’ve already done all of the above, there is endless amount of ‘romantic activities’ in New York. For those who live in New York and don’t want to travel far, book a room in a hotel in Manhattan and play tourists! Explore Manhattan neighborhoods during the day, have a dinner in a cozy romantic restaurant at the evening and have a bottle of Champaign gasping at Manhattan skyline at night. And the view of Manhattan skyline at night will easily bring fresh sparks even to very old flames!
Charleston, South Carolina
The city is all about romance with southern charm and dialect. Cobblestone streets and horse-drawn carriages, water-front parks and beautiful gardens, historic mansions and charming inns, romantic restaurants and southern hospitality – the city is so lovely and warm that can make to melt a heart of even the most jaded cynic. Walk along The Battery at sunset, watch the sunrise over Charleston Harbor, cross over the Ravenel Cooper River Bridge at night under the stars or spend a night at The Planters Inn, the same Bed & Breakfast where Ryan Phillipe proposed to Reese Witherspoon. This Bed & Breakfast has a southern charm like no other.
New Orleans, Louisiana
Between the balmy nights, slow pace, and jazz, there seems to be the romance in the air. Whether you’re looking to explore the city under the soft glow of French Quarter streetlamps or by watching the city drift by from the deck of a riverboat, New Orleans is perfect place to rekindle the romance. The French Quarter's many elegant restaurants make ideal venues for special meals with loved ones and The French Quarter hotels make ideal places for special nights together. And don’t forget to take a cruise on the Mississippi River for a sunset to die for!
A romantic getaway to Miami is all about fun and sun with luxury and glamour. Miami is a perfect destination for couples who want ‘to see and be seen’, as well as for those who wish for some privacy. Trendy Miami hotels and hot night spots attract a lot of celebrities, so if you want spend your getaway among ‘cool people’ - you are in a right place. If you are looking for something more secluded, Miami offers a great selection of comfy sandy beaches where you can relax and soak in the sun. With an Art Deco and Mediterranean architecture mixed with a Latino culture and the beauty of ocean, you will get experience of a big culturally diverse city with cozy cuddling before the Atlantic.
Key West, Florida
For those couples who want more quiet setting and don’t care much for trendy hotels and restaurants, state of Florida offers another amazing getaway. Key West, located just 129 miles of fashionable and restless Miami, in reality seems a world away from everywhere. Filled with hundred years old homes, shipwreck museums and wild chickens, even the ocean air in Key West is filled with romance and history. With the most amazing sunsets on the East Cost of the United States, wide sandy beaches, clear azure waters and fresh island breezes, Key West has plenty to keep active couples busy. And if you still have energy after spending a day on a beach or exploring the city, then Key West boasts the liveliest nightlife in the Florida Keys.
San Francisco, California
Being one of the most beautiful cities in the United States, San Francisco has plenty of amazing romantic spots and viewpoints. Just take a walk at Crissy Field around sunset time for a spectacular view of the Golden Gate Bridge at sunset, or take a trip to Treasury Island for a stunning view of the San Francisco skyline or take a sunset bay cruise – the views of the city will immediately put you in a romantic mood. And of course, San Francisco has a lot of romantic restaurants, world best hotels and world class museums. So, you would never be bored on your romantic getaway to San Francisco.
Napa Valley, California
A romantic getaway to Napa Valley is all about wine, food and love making. Napa Valley enchanting wineries, mouth-watering restaurants and charming B&Bs present a perfect recipe to reconnect with the love in your life. Located just in an hour drive from San Francisco, Napa Valley seems thousand miles away. Miles and miles of low rolling hills, vineyards as far as the eye can see, a hot California sun and the ocean breeze – the picture is so ideal, so you would probably never want to leave!
Las Vegas, Nevada
Who said that a romantic getaway has to be all about sunsets, skylines or ocean? Why not to bring some spice into your romance with earsplitting sounds of slot machines, night clubs and entertaining shows? Las Vegas, with an undeniable reputation of ‘gambleville’, is also one is the most romantic destination in the country. No other city in the USA has heard “I do” more times than Vegas. The city is welcoming couples with unique Las Vegas hotels, outstanding dining, exclusive spas and shops, and famous natural attractions. Want something more secluded, get yourself lost at any of many picturesque deserts or canyons that Vegas surrounded.
Big Island, Hawaii
No other destination in the USA is more perfect for a romantic getaway than Hawaii. And indeed, what can be better than spending a few days just a two of you in a tropical paradise? Any of Hawaiian Islands will do, but if I have to pick, Big Island is absolutely perfect. Whether you want your getaway to be active or laid-back, luxury or low-key, Big Island Hawaii will surely inspire some hand holding. Exploring together the volcanic lava flows is a fantastic experience, along with hiking the many trails and relaxing on the black-sand volcanic beaches. Amazing waterfalls, lavish gardens, pristine water and great beaches mixed with romantic historic streets and bridges –Big Island Hawaii will make your getaway unforgettable!
Have a fantastic romantic getaway and please share with us your experience and your favorite romantic destinations in the USA!