11 Romantic California Getaways for Valentine’s Day 2022

1. Big Bear Lake, CA

If you or your partner are snow bunnies, then Big Bear is perfect this time of year.  For the perfect Valentine’s weekend, we recommend a day on the slopes followed by a couples massage, dinner, and ending the night with a glass of wine by the fire.

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2. Temecula,  CA

Is your special someone a wine lover? Then Temecula is a great romantic California getaway for Valentine’s Day. Start your romantic weekend with a wine tasting tour that picks you up right from your hotel. Be sure to save room in your suitcase, as you’re sure to purchase a few bottles to bring home.

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3. San Diego,  CA

San Diego is a place that typically comes to mind for summer vacations, but in reality this town is a great weekend destination year round.  We’d recommend staying around Little Italy (because let’s be real, Italian’s know romance) and indulging in a great Italian dinner.

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4. Santa Monica, CA

If you’re a lover of classic beach cities, it doesn’t get any better than Santa Monica. This is a great spot for a romantic weekend or even a one night stay. Once you and your partner have had your fill of the Santa Monica  pier, visit one of the many breweries or cocktail bars.

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5. San Francisco, CA

With all the things to do in San Francisco, we’d highly recommend staying for an entire week.  However, if you only have a weekend and you’ve never been, be sure to stop at Fisherman’s Wharf and the Golden Gate Bridge.

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6. Santa Barbara, CA

Santa Barbara has always meant passion and adventure. Meaning, it’s the perfect romantic California getaway for Valentine’s Day.  What more do you need than wine, the beach, and the cutest downtown you’ve ever seen?

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7. Palm Springs, CA

If the ocean or mountains aren’t exactly what you’re looking for, head to the desert!  Depending on the vibe you’re going for, choose one of the many boutique hotels or resorts and spas throughout the town.

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8. Long Beach, CA

You’ll find the Long Beach Aquarium, Whale Watching tours, the Queen Mary, beer tasting tours, and so much more in this bustling city. Even though this destination is packed full of adventures, it’s still a great romantic California getaway for Valentine’s Day.

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9. Lake Tahoe, CA

If Big Bear Lake, CA got you excited, then Tahoe will set you over the edge.  The atmosphere around Tahoe was made for outdoor enthusiasts. In the month of February, you’ll find brisk weather, snow, and romance in Lake Tahoe.

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10. Catalina Island, CA

Catalina Island is high on our “definitely go back” list, so of course it made the cut for romantic California getaways for Valentine’s Day.  Even the ferry ride over gives a sense of heading off to a grand adventure. Depending on which port you’re departing from, the ferry ride is about an hour.

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11. Napa Valley, CA

Catalina Island is high on our “definitely go back” list, so of course it made the cut for romantic California getaways for Valentine’s Day.  Even the ferry ride over gives a sense of heading off to a grand adventure. Depending on which port you’re departing from, the ferry ride is about an hour.

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