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10 Popular Romantic and Relaxing Getaways in the U.S.


September 26, 2022

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Looking for the perfect destination for a romantic and relaxing weekend getaway? We have put together the top ten best destinations for your romantic getaway to help you find the perfect destination for you!

Kauai, Hawaii

Nothing is more romantic than beautiful sunsets, clear skies, and beaches. Kauai is not as touristy as some of the other Hawaiian Islands, making it perfect for a quiet, romantic getaway. There are boat tours that can help you get around the island since much of it is not approachable by car. It is perfect for the couple that loves rural areas and hiking as well as long walks on the beach.

South Lake Tahoe, California

South Lake Tahoe is a beautiful weekend getaway any time of year. If you enjoy skiing, sleigh rides, or tubing, visiting in the winter is perfect. For a couple that prefers a summertime getaway, South Lake Tahoe offers hiking, biking, fishing, and kayaking. There are also some amazing spas for couples to stay at and unwind for a romantic getaway.

Fredericksburg, Texas

Fredericksburg is a beautiful German town in central Texas. It has many cabins that are perfect for romantic getaways, the famous Wine Trail, a charming shopping district, multiple museums, the Lyndon B. Johnson State Park and Historic Site, the Bat Emergence Tunnel, and more. It is a great destination for a couple to have a relaxing and romantic getaway.

Savannah, Georgia

Savannah has beautiful classic homes, gorgeous landscaping, and rich southern history. A couple can enjoy exploring Tybee Island, visit the Pin Point Heritage Museum, take an Underground Tour of Savannah, visit the childhood home of author Flannery O'Connor, and more. You can immerse yourself in beautiful southern charm by choosing Savannah as the location of your romantic getaway.

Grand Junction, Colorado

Grand Junction is the home of over 20 vineyards and wineries; it is the Napa Valley of Colorado. It has incredible scenery, from both the Colorado National Monument and Grand Mesa. You can go skiing in the winter or visit the Colorado Lavender Festival or Palisade Peach Festival in the summer. It has one of the most romantic views you can find in Colorado, plus many wineries to tour.

Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Eureka Springs is a beautiful little mountain town near a beautiful lake. The charming town was built around natural springs that were said to have healing properties. A couple can enjoy a walk through the beautiful, historic town to shop and explore. For a memorable, romantic dinner, visit the Grotto Wood Fire Grill, which is nestled into a cave. You can visit the Eureka springs or Beaver Lake and go kayaking or boating for a day. It is a small and quiet destination for a romantic weekend.

The Berkshires, Massachusetts

The Berkshires are a collection of multiple charming and quaint little towns in Massachusetts. There are many historical sites, beautiful gardens, and museums. If you are looking for a little adventure, Zoar Outdoor in Charlemont offers zipline tours, camping, whitewater rafting, and kayaking. You can take a magical hot air balloon ride in Canaan or visit the Natural Bridge State Park in North Adams. In the Berkshires, a couple can take in all the charm and history New England has to offer.

Sullivan Catskills, New York

Sullivan Catskills has many historic inns and beautiful landscapes. The Arnold House, which was built in 1851, is a renovated historic inn you can get a room in. The town is incredible in autumn when the leaves change. The Woodstock Music Festival takes place in Sullivan Catskills for the music-loving couple. There is limited cell reception in Sullivan Catskills, so it makes it even easier to unplug and spend a relaxing, romantic weekend together.

New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans offers amazing history, food, and a unique vibe you will not find anywhere else, making it perfect for a romantic getaway. It is the home of the famous Bourbon Street, which is beautiful to explore no matter the time of year. The French Quarter has unbelievably beautiful architecture, and you can learn about the history of Voodoo. There are bayou tours and plantation tours that can let you learn more about the history of Louisiana. If you love Cajun food and history, New Orleans is the best destination for a romantic getaway.

San Juan Islands, Washington

The beautiful San Juan Islands in Washington are an incredible escape in the Puget Sound. If you want a quiet and romantic weekend, this is a great area to visit. The towns are small and quaint. You can go whale watching in the summer to see orcas, visit lavender or alpaca farms, and more. The perfect place for a romantic weekend.

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