There is nothing better than escaping everyday life with your partner and being able to enjoy each other’s company without distraction. It’s important to find time for one another, but it is all too easy to let days and weeks pass you by without a date-night or some quality time.
If you and your partner are looking to reconnect, here are some perfect romantic getaway ideas you can do across America.
Walnut Wood State Park, Iowa
If you’re both into the great outdoors, why not take a camping trip? Walnut Wood State park near Des Moines is a great place to spend some quality time together. The beautiful woodland provides the perfect escape to nature and creates a romantic atmosphere you can both enjoy.
There are many trails you can explore together, or enjoy a picnic and some fishing or canoeing on the Racoon River. For accommodation, you can either book a cabin to cozy up with each other at night or you can rent an RV in nearby Des Moines if you want to be more comfortable. The latter is an especially good idea if you want to extend your trip and head out to another campsite elsewhere.
If camping isn’t your thing and you would much rather spend your time gazing out over sapphire blue waters, then Hawaii is the ultimate destination. All of the islands are beautiful in equal measure, but Maui seems to be the most popular choice for couples seeking a romantic getaway.
It’s a common option for a destination wedding or honeymoon for a lot of US citizens and couples from all over the world. This isn’t surprising with the many high-class resorts Maui offers its visitors and the gorgeous beaches that are perfect for a moonlit stroll or watching the sunset. There’s also plenty of activities available for couples if they want to do something other than lounging around on the sand all day.
New York City, New York
One of the most famous cities in the world, New York has attracted tourists from all over the globe for decades. The energy in this city is unique and has served as the backdrop for countless movies, films, songs, books, and other works of art.
With so much to do and see, this is an ideal location for couples who are seeking excitement and adventure during their trip together. There are plenty of fantastic restaurants to enjoy a candlelit dinner that suits every budget and the same is true for accommodation. Splurge and treat yourself to a stay in one of the many five-star hotels in the city, or rent a cute holiday apartment for a more-homey feel to your stay. There is no doubt that your trip to the Big Apple will be one to remember and cherish for the rest of your life.
If you’re looking for a city with perhaps a slightly slower pace than NYC, Savannah is filled with southern charm. The architectural designs of its historic buildings are wonderful and certainly create a romantic atmosphere as you wander the streets.
Stroll hand in hand through the Coastal Botanical Gardens and take in the scenery and scents of the floral perfumes. Before your evening meal, why not enjoy a pre-dinner cocktail at the Peregrin rooftop bar that can be found at the Perry Lane Hotel. The views over the city are beautiful and will provide a perfect start to your night.
Napa Valley, California
One for the wine lovers! Napa Valley is most famous for producing some of the finest wines in the world and has been something of a pilgrimage destination to connoisseurs from every corner of the world. If you and your partner enjoy sipping on a rich and velvety red or a crisp, refreshing white wine on a hot day, Napa Valley is the ideal romantic getaway for you. Not only will you sample some fantastic beverages, but the entire landscape is also dreamy and tranquil, providing the perfect setting for falling in love all over again.
New Orleans, Louisiana
Another destination that offers the best in southern hospitality is the city of New Orleans down in Louisiana. Famous for Mardis Gras, jazz music, Creole cuisine, and voodoo, this city is fantastic for couples who are looking for a good time.
Spend your evenings dancing the night away or just sitting at the bar soaking up the atmosphere and music while sipping on a Sazerac. During the day you can take one of the many tours on offer, with some that are specifically catered to couples, or you can go shopping and explore the world-famous French Quarter. Enjoy the vibrant city and feast on the delicious local delicacies with your partner for the perfect trip.
Anywhere in New England is a good choice for a romantic trip away, especially in the autumn with the incredible colors of the changing trees. It is because of its natural beauty that this part of the world is a favorite with tourists, and if you’re a couple looking to escape to an idyllic location, this would be a fabulous choice.
In particular, the town of Camden in Maine is a great destination for couples. You can take boat tours out into Penobscot Bay and look back to the mainland from across the water where you can fully see the beauty of this coastal town. There’s also the opportunity to eat fresh Maine lobster as you watch the sunset over the water from one of the many top-class eateries in Camden. If you like to browse through antique shops for unique items, there will be plenty to explore here.
Take the time to reconnect and take your partner away on a romantic getaway this year. Choose one (or more!) of these amazing destinations to escape your everyday lives and spend some quality time together. They’re perfect for celebrating birthdays and anniversaries or just as spontaneous adventures with the one you love.