Sometimes it’s fun to stay in and have a romantic dinner at home on Valentine’s Day, or have a nice dinner in the city. But for those of you with a love for travel, sometimes it can be fun to get away for a day or two. There are plenty of places you can go that are affordable and romantic, so get your calendars ready.
1. Bar Harbor, Maine
Bar Harbor is home to Acadia National Park, making it the perfect getaway for couples who enjoy hiking and adventure.
Perfect for R&R
The town is also home to the Bar Harbor Inn Spa, where you can get a couples massage and relax after a long day in the National Park.
2. Islamorada, Florida
This destination offers dolphins, coral reefs, and lots of sunshine.
Dinner on the Water
You can go paddleboarding, rent a boat for the day, and have a romantic dinner on the water.
3. Woodstock, Vermont
This destination is perfect for couples who love to ski, snowboard, ice skate, and snowshoe.
Take a Load Off
The Woodstock Inn and Resort has a spa that is calling your and your partner’s name.
4. Blue Ridge, Georgia
This destination offers picturesque vistas, theatre performances, quaint beds and breakfasts, and a cute Main Street.
You can drive to vista overlooks at sunset and have a romantic picnic and go for hikes in the scenic mountains.
5. New Orleans, Louisiana
New Orleans is famous for its music and great food. The jazz clubs and beignets are a must.
More Than Mardi Gras
You might not have made it for Mardi Gras, but that doesn’t make the city any less memorable.
6. Ellicott City, Maryland
This destination offers romantic candlelit restaurants, wonderful breweries, and a lovely main street.
A Twofold Adventure
Have a romantic dinner by candlelight and then hit the breweries for some great tastings.
7. Saugatuck, Michigan
This town has a cute bed and breakfast, delicious food, and a fantastic winery.
The Best-Kept Secret in Southwest Michigan
The J. Paule’s Fenn Inn Bed and Breakfast is known as the “best-kept secret in Southwest Michigan.” You can eat breakfast and spend the day exploring the winery.
8. Telluride, Colorado
This town is small but is perfect for couples who want to get away from a big city.
Perfect for Snow Lovers
The destination offers skiing, snowboarding, and sledding. Winter-loving couples will adore this destination.
9. Berlin, Maryland
This sweet little town is perfect for a romantic getaway. The romantic films Tuck Everlasting and Runaway Bride were set here.
There are boutiques, bakeries, and quaint antique shops make this a perfect small-town destination.
10. Amelia Island, Florida
Amelia Island is home to beautiful Victorian mansions, beaches, and horse-drawn carriage rides.
A Pirate’s Life
The town also has quite a storied history. The island allegedly was a haven for pirates in the 19th century.
11. Hershey, Pennsylvania
Hershey is the home of Hershey’s Chocolate, making it the perfect destination for Valentine’s Day.
The town hosts “Chocolate-Covered February,” which entails dinners, a lab where you can create your own chocolate creations, and plenty of tastings.
12. Cape May, New Jersey
Cape May is the perfect place for a romantic getaway. There are plenty of cute hotels, shops, and restaurants.
A Getaway for Wanderers
You can go wine tasting, try handmade chocolates, and experience cute beds and breakfasts.
13. Seneca Falls, New York
Seneca Falls has some of the best wineries in New York.
A Filmmaker’s Muse
The town is rumored to be the inspiration behind Bedford Towns from the movie It’s a Wonderful Life.