Stores began stocking their shelves with boxed candy, heart balloons, stuffed animals and other sugary sweet sentiments that you could give your loved one this Valentine’s Day almost before Christmas was over. While some couples prefer to celebrate St. Valentine’s Day the traditional way by exchanging gifts and enjoying a night out on the town, other couples prefer to take a more romantic and intimate option. What could be more romantic than going on a private, impromptu getaway for Valentine’s Day weekend? Read on for a look at five romantic getaways for Valentine’s Day.
Bar Harbor, Maine
Bar Harbor, Maine is an excellent suggestion for a Valentine’s Day getaway. With picturesque scenery, top-rated seafood and lobster houses and more than their fair share of top shelf bed and breakfasts, Bar Harbor is an inviting location for couples looking to celebrate Valentine’s Day. While Bar Harbor is chilly in February, you can still enjoy what Maine has to offer from dining, lodging and entertainment.
New York City
A trip to New York City is another viable option for a Valentine’s Day getaway with your sweetie. With the excitement of Times Square, the appeal of Broadway and not to mention the long list of delectable dining options to choose from, the Big Apple is an outstanding choice for couples looking to break out of their ordinary Valentine’s Day routine. As a word of caution, be sure that you obtain dinner reservations prior to your trip as many restaurants fill up fast for Valentine’s Day and the days leading up to it.
Napa Valley is known as Wine Country in California and it is an amazing option for a couple’s getaway. Basque in the warmth of the California sunshine, enjoy wine tastings at one of Napa’s many vineyards and take a luxurious drive down California’s coastal highway. Napa Valley is a refreshing option that many couples will find enjoyable.
Another great location for a Valentine’s Day couples retreat is Denver, Colorado. Imagine brilliant, a picturesque scenery, opportunities for fun on the slopes, and top rated restaurants to enjoy. Denver is a fun and romantic option for couples.
Take a step back in time with a couples retreat in Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia. This is a great option if you and your significant other love to learn new things, soak up history and culture and enjoy delicious dining and exciting shows.