Romantic Getaway Ideas in the USA for Valentine’s Day

Romantic Getaway Ideas in the USA for Valentine’s Day

Romantic Getaway Ideas in the USA

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching. Therefore you need to plan a romantic getaway. Let’s be honest 2020 was a long and difficult year. Now is the time to refresh and revive your relationship. A romanic getaway is an ideal way to do just that.

With this in mind, I’ve put together a list of some great places to spend Valentine’s Day this year. Not only are theses cities popular for romantic getaways, but they offer a variety of fun things to do.

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New York City

Romantic Getaway Ideas in the USA

New York City is all about romance and offers so many activities for your romantic getaway! The city that never sleeps gives you immense options to celebrate. Not only does New York have a large variety of hotels, but unlimited restaurants options to fit every taste and budget.

Couples can enjoy hours of romantic strolls in Central Park or linger in one of the numerous museums. Additionally Times Square offers lots of free Valentine’s Day activities. You can also choose to ice skate at Rockefeller Center, then head to one of the city’s many observation decks to watch the city light up at night. Last but not least is the option to enjoy a Broadway Show. What better way to celebrate on your romantic getaway!

When you’re ready to book your romantic getaway to New York check out TripAdvisor. New York City has romantic hotels to fit almost any budget.


Romantic Getaway Ideas in the USA

Savannah is one of my favorite romantic getaways. The city’s famous southern charm is everywhere and it is very romantic.  The city’s streets, parks, and walkways are lined with gorgeous old, southern Live Oak trees, covered in Spanish moss. This alone gives Savannah a feel like no other city in the USA.

Not only can you choose amour-inducing carriage rides, but you can stroll under the stars as well in Forsyth Park. You also have the option to walk vicariously along the river. Genuine hospitality and scrumptious fare make it even more irresistible as do mild temperatures. The weather makes it easy to dine by the riverside, take a ghost tour or explore a stately old mansions. Find the perfect hotel in Charleston here.

New Orleans

Romantic Getaway Ideas in the USA

New Orleans is a wonderful option for a Valentine’s getaway. The architecture in the French Quarter is mesmerizing, and most romantic getaways include delicious food. There are few places in the world with food as good as that in New Orleans.

Of course one of the most romantic options in New Orleans is a riverboat cruise. Couples can enjoy dinner and jazz music while cruising along the mighty Mississippi. After, if you’re in the mood for something all together different, you can join a mysterious ghost tour.

Alternatively you can spend a day in the Garden District neighborhood. Here you can find some excellent southern food and enjoy a relaxing tea. Additionally there are a variety of charming houses to discover on a stroll. You’ll also encounter antique shops, book stores and the enchanting Lafayette Cemetery.

Planning your trip is easy with these deals from TripAdvisor.


Romantic Getaway Ideas in the USA

Charleston is another southern city that has retained its charm over the centuries. Charleston’s beauty has made it a top travel destination for couples. In fact, Charleston ranks as the second most popular USA city to get married in. For that reason Charleston is a great option for a romanic getaway.

Top things for couples to do in Charleston include meandering down streets for hours soaking in the beauty. Or better yet, take a romantic carriage ride to see the city. Another wonderful idea to see a show at the Dock Street Theatre. After four centuries in business, I’m pretty sure you will not be disappointed. Finally, I recommend that you watch the sunset on one of the southern swings at the harbor.

Another perk to Charleston is the vast assortment of culinary choices. You can enjoy fine dining, casual dining, as well as scrumptious seafood. There are also quite a few new craft breweries in the area to visit. Now that you’re ready to go, check out the best deals here.

San Antonio

Romantic Getaway Ideas in the USA
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There is not a more romantic getaway in Texas than San Antonio. Not only does it offer historic attractions and the romantic Riverwalk, but amazing restaurants and a wide variety of entertainment options as well. Additionally there are numerous romantic hotels to choose from here.

One romantic idea is to explore the San Antonio Missions, like the Alamo, or the Spanish Governor’s Palace. Visiting these locations is like stepping back in time. Likewise, you have the option to rent bicycles and take a leisurely ride on the extended riverwalk area. If you do so, you can easily take a nice break at one of the craft beer breweries.

Later in the evening a visit to the Riverwalk is perfect for a romantic getaway. Just imagine yourself walking hand and hand, admiring the lights and sounds. Or better yet, take a riverboat cruise and enjoy your surroundings.


Romantic Getaway Ideas in the USA

Asheville, North Carolina is perfect for a romantic getaway. Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains makes it easy to spend time outdoors with your sweetheart. Not to mention you have cool places like the Omni Grove Park Inn fo accommodations. Not only does the Omni have a long and interesting history, but the spa is fantastic. Of course, you can’t forget about the Biltmore Estate. America’s largest privately owned home is a great back drop for a romantic getaway.

Asheville is also full of art galleries and cute and quirky shops. You can also grab some coffee or cocoa and roam the streets of downtown. The are some amazing 1920’s Art Deco buildings to view as well. Another romantic idea is to explore the River Arts District.

Most couples would find something to enjoy in this beautiful mountain town. You can find some amazing travel deals in Asheville here.


Romantic Getaway Ideas in the USA

New Mexico is also known as the Land of Enchantment, so naturally Albuquerque is perfect romantic getaway. The landscape and scenery make Albuquerque a dreamy place to visit.

Top things to do in Albuquerque with your sweetheart include taking a whimsical balloon ride over the Rio Grande. Additionally you could ride the Sandia Peak Tramway. It’s the world’s longest continuous cable aerial tramway. Once you reach the top, you can cuddle quietly and watch the gorgeous sunsets.

If you prefer more laid back options you can spend hours wandering through Old Town. Plus there is horseback riding together to consider. Or you might prefer the Hispanic Heritage and Art at the National Hispanic Cultural Center. Another great couples activity is to explore Petroglyph National Monument or take a leisurely ride on Route 66.

Hotel options, tickets for attractions and more can be found here on TripAdvisor.


Romantic Getaway Ideas in the USA

Memphis is ideal for couples who love music and there are many things you can enjoy. First of all head over to Beale Street and experience some terrific live music. Or perhaps take a tour of Graceland and then visit the Museum of American Soul Music. To top off your music tour you can visit the birthplace of music legends at Sun Studios.

The perfect hotel for Valentine’s would be the historic Peabody Hotel. The Peabody Memphis is known as the “South’s Grand Hotel” thanks to its charm, elegance, and gracious hospitality. Not to mention you have the opportunity to experience the famous Peabody Ducks. You can enjoy this fun activity twice daily in the Grand Lobby even if you’re not a guest.

A few more romantic ideas include watching the sunset over the Mississippi River in Tom Lee Park. After, you can finish the evening with a horse drawn carriage ride downtown.

Music, history and great food make Memphis a wonderful romantic getaway.

Fort Lauderdale

Romantic Getaway Ideas in the USA

Fort Lauderdale is a great romantic getaway for Valentine’s. The beautiful weather makes it ideal for escaping colder climates. During the day, you can enjoy long walks or lounge on 23 miles of beaches. In addition you can partake in snorkeling or incredible shipwreck diving. There are endless things to do from boutique shopping to swamp boat tours in the Everglades.

In the evening, the city comes alive in all its glorious colors. Los Olas Boulevard is lined with trendy restaurants and live music. With so many dining options you can enjoy a 5-star dining experience or just relax with a quiet sunset dinner. Of course don’t forget Fort Lauderdale’s hot night vibes where you can dance the night away. A romantic night time canal cruise is a very nice too.

Check out all the best resort and spas options here.

San Francisco

Romantic Getaway Ideas in the USA

Sweethearts adore this West Coast city. San Francisco is a perfect romantic getaway. Especially with its picturesque waterfront, soaring golden gate bridge, and thriving art scene. In addition, San Francisco offers history, architecture, and famous landmarks. As a result San Francisco is perfect for your next romantic getaway.

Just imagine yourself taking a romantic ride on one of San Francisco’s cable cars. Or the possibility of walking across the Gold Gate Bridge with your honey. You might also enjoy a day at Baker Beach. San Francisco also has plenty of luxury hotels, five-star restaurants, and top of the line shopping to make anyone happy.

In conclusion, I do hope you found this Romantic Getaway Ideas post enjoyable. Plus I wish you a wonderful Valentine’s Day. Additionally, if you’re ready to plan that romantic getaway check out these great deals here.

Also, if you’re looking for more travel inspiration, you might like these posts. Asheville, North Carolina – Sites and Bites to Enjoy , or 24 Hours in Memphis.

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  1. Definitely I will do these lovely things with my love. Amazing ideas and congratulations for such a great post!!

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