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Best Romantic Vacations in the USA

7 Best Romantic Vacations in the USA

Whether you want to escape for an impromptu romantic getaway or celebrate a special day, the United States has endless charming cities and towns to explore. From oceanfront resorts where you can watch the sunset to cosy mountain hideaways in the middle of nowhere, there are endless options for a weekend away. Ready to get loved up?

Here the 7 Best Romantic Vacations in the USA

1. Madison, Georgia

Looking for somewhere to take your special someone in The Peach State? Madison in Morgan County is ideal for couples who enjoy hand-in-hand strolls as it is a very walkable city. In fact, it is located on the antebellum trail; Madison is famous for its beautiful antebellum homes. The best way to admire these houses and learn about the city’s history is on a walking tour. Madison is very pretty and brimming with old-world antique shops, locally-owned restaurants, and many cosy coffee shops and tea rooms.


2. Anna Maria Island, Florida

Anna Maria Island is a barrier island on Florida’s Gulf Coast. It is famous for its beautiful beaches and inviting clean, clear, and warm waters. So it is ideal for couples who like to swim, take long walks, and splash about. Strict regulations govern the type of buildings and businesses allowed on Anna Maria Island, giving it an old-time feel. The historic pier dates from 1911. This destination is a popular honeymoon spot, and lots of couples get engaged here too, (hint, hint).

Anna Maria Island

3. Sonoma County, California

Sonoma County is a tranquil landscape of rolling, vine-covered hills. It is a popular destination for couples who want to relax and get back to nature. There are plenty of activities to enjoy, including hiking, mountain biking, and hot-air balloon rides. Whilst here, you can really impress your loved one by booking a night in one of the most romantic hotels in the world, the Farmhouse Inn Forestville. This retreat has a Michelin-star restaurant, cosy rooms, and a nightly turndown service with homemade cookies and milk. There is also a luxury spa, pool with a hot tub, outdoor fire pits, and beautiful gardens.

Sonoma County

4. Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado

Rocky Mountain National Park is one of the most visited national parks in America. But don’t worry, you’ll still be able to find some secluded, peaceful spots where you can your lover can bask in the scenery and solitude. A really romantic way to explore the park is by driving one of the greatest road trip routes in the United States, the Trail Ridge Road. This is the highest continuous paved road in America; as you can imagine, there are stunning viewpoints of the remarkable Rockies along the way. There are also plenty of hiking trails, wilderness camping experiences, and stargazing opportunities.

Rocky Mountain National Park

5. Mackinac Island, Michigan

Mackinac Island is a very popular honeymoon destination in Michigan. The island is car-free, so the most romantic way to get around is in a horse-drawn carriage or bicycle made for two. Of course, you can also walk as the island is a pleasure to explore on foot. Full of historical sites, like Fort Mackinac, the island also has beautiful beaches for colourful sundowners. There are also nature trails and gardens to explore. So, make sure you grab a blanket and pack a picnic.

Mackinac Island

6. Cape Cod, Massachussetts

Like fresh seafood, fabulous views and a laid-back vibe? Then head to Cape Cod, Massachusetts, for one of the best romantic vacations in the USA. Wildlife lovers can take a whale-watching cruise or you can just stroll along the beaches hand in hand. One of the best things about staying in Cape Cod is that there are many beautiful, intimate boutique accommodations to suit all tastes and budgets. Find one you like, and you might not leave your room for the whole weekend.

Cape Cod

7. San Antonio, Texas

If you and your significant other prefer big cities with lots to see and do, then book a break to San Antonio. This is not only the most romantic city in Texas, it once held the title of the most romantic city in America. And it is easy to see why. One of the most romantic things to do in San Antonio is to take a stroll along the River Walk, a 24km (15-mile) network of walkways along the banks of the San Antonio River. As you walk, lush subtropical plants, cypress trees, and flowers provide a very pretty backdrop. Look around, and you’ll see lots of loved-up couples and spot plenty of proposals happening too.

San Antonio

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