With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, I thought it would be fun to go on a quest for the most romantic cities in the country. These cities all have one thing in common, they are perfect for a weekend of romance and reconnecting. From escapades at the beach to romance in a big city, these destinations are sure to put you and your Valentine in a amorous mood.
Beautiful antebellum homes, cobblestone streets and stunning sunsets over the water all combine to make Charleston one of the most romantic cities in the country.
Most Romantic Spots in Charleston include:
- Palmetto Carriage Tours
- Sullivan’s Island
- Cypress Gardens
- Schooner Pride Boating Tour
- Circa 1886
- Peninsula Grill
Exploring the history and beauty of Savannah is the perfect way for couples to connect on a romantic getaway. Whether you are strolling along historic river street, wandering through one of Savannah’s 22 elegant squares, sipping mint juleps or dining at one of many romantic restaurants, you are sure to have a magical getaway.
Most romantic spots in Savannah include:
- Elizabeth’s on 37th
- Circa 1875 Gastropub
- Carriage Tours of Savannah
- The Kehoe House Bed & Breakfast
- Forsyth Park
- Vic’s on the River
New York City
It’s no surprise that NYC made this list of the most romantic cities in the US. When it comes to romance, NYC rivals Paris with it’s breath-taking scenic views, fabulous restaurants and iconic tourist spots. The possibilities for a romantic experience in NYC are endless.
Most Romantic Spots in NYC Include:
- Carriage ride through central park
- Plaza Hotel
- Rockafeller Center
- Empire State Building
- One if by Land, Two if by Sea
- River Cafe
Hawaii is truly a lover’s paradise. Whether you are strolling on the beach at sunset or meandering through the Honolulu Botanical Gardens, you are sure to the find perfect setting for a romantic moment with your sweetie.
Most Romantic Spots in Honolulu Include:
- House Without a Key
- Waimea Falls Park
- Beach cove at Halona Blowhole lookout
- Plumeria Beach House
New Orleans, LA
Romance in in the air in New Orleans. Here you’ll find intimate restaurants, beautiful gardens perfect for a stroll and the best music, perfect for dancing the night away.
Most Romantic Spots in New Orleans Include:
- The Spotted Cat
- Jackson Square
- The Garden District
- The French Quarter
- Broussard’s Restaurant and Patio
Key West, FL
Secluded beaches, romantic restaurants and stunning sunsets all lend to an air of complete intimacy that makes Key West a perfect place for lovers.
Most Romantic Spots in Key West Include:
- Better Than Sex Desserts and Drinks
- Dry Tortugas National Park
- Little Room Jazz Club
- Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory
- Bike Around the Island with Paradise Bike Rentals
Napa Valley, CA
Relax, reconnect and discover romance against one of the most scenic backdrops in the country. Picturesque vineyards, world class spas and elegant dining are just a few of the reasons that Napa Valley has long been hailed as a fantastic lover’s retreat.
Most Romantic Spots in Napa Valley Include:
- Hot Air Balloon Rides with Napa Valley Aloft
- Bardessono Hotel & Spa
- Wine Tasting at Local Vineyards
- Bistro Jeanty
- Auberge du Soleil
Alexandria boasts some of the most romantic places in the DC area. Love is sure to be in the air as your stroll along the cobblestones streets, explore the historic waterfront or admire the 18th century architecture. It’s no wonder Alexandria was named best city for a first date!
Most Romantic Spots in Alexandria Include:
- Captain’s Row
- Observation Deck at Masonic Memorial
- Lighthouse at Jones Point Park
- La Bergerie
San Antonio, TX
Fancy a stroll hand in hand through the botanical gardens? Or would you prefer snuggling up on a horse drawn carriage ride along the River Walk? How about sneaking a kiss atop the Tower of the Americas? No matter how you like to woo your sweetie, one thing is perfectly clear, romance abounds in San Antonio, TX.
Most Romantic Spots in San Antonio Include:
- Tower of the Americas
- River Walk
- Brakenridge Park
- Restaurant Gwendolyn
Do you have a romantic destination that I missed? Please share it in the comments below!