16 ROMANTIC VALENTINE’S GETAWAYS IN THE USA (2022)

1. OCEAN SPRINGS, MISSISSIPPI

Ocean Springs, Mississippi is a hidden gem of the phenomenal Secret Coast of Coastal Mississippi and one of my favorite US Gulf Coast destinations.  For a magical and memorable romantic Gulf Coast getaway, take time to catch at least one sunset or sunrise.

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2. NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA

New Orleans, Louisiana is known most as a destination to party. What many travelers don’t expect is that New Orleans is an excellent choice for a romantic Valentine’s Day getaway. Couples can enjoy a nice dinner and an evening floating past the city on the Mississippi River.

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3. DESTIN, FLORIDA

Destin, Florida should be added at the top of your list in the States for Valentine’s Day. You’re guaranteed to make lifelong memories here.  The weather makes it perfect for taking a romantic stroll along the pristine beaches and letting your feet sink into the white, powdery sand. 

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4. SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO

San Juan is one of the most beautiful cities to visit in the US for colonial buildings and colorful houses. 1919 Restaurant has a special menu for Valentines’ Day as well and it’s a great place for couples to go. All resorts and hotels will have special events or deals for Valentine’s Day.

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5. PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA

Palm Springs is an awesome destination for couples for a memorable Valentine’s Day because of the many activities, spas, and restaurants.  It’s the absolutely perfect weather to lift up the spirits and enjoy the wonderful outdoors and indoors.

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6. MOBILE, ALABAMA

Imagine a city like New Orleans, with beautiful French-inspired architecture and antebellum mansions, but with a more low-key vibe and not so much drunken debauchery.  And the nearby beaches of Gulf Shores are perfect for long, romantic walks.

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7. NIAGARA FALLS, NEW YORK

With February just around the corner, a Valentine’s Day weekend getaway is a wonderful opportunity for couples to escape from the hustle and bustle of city life and cherish quality time with one another. It is unforgettable to be next to a waterfall holding hands with your sweetheart.

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8. CAPE COD, MASSACHUSETTS

Cape Cod is the perfect place to go a relaxing Valentine’s day.  In the summer, the beaches are crowded with kids running around, loud music blaring, and more cars than parking spaces.  Visitors can finally enjoy the beautiful beaches in isolation.

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9. VAIL, COLORADO

Vail, Colorado is one of the most romantic destinations in the United States to spend Valentine’s Day. In particular, the Bachelor Gulch area which features the ultra-romantic Ritz Carlton Bachelor Gulch.  If you are a snow skier or want to learn to ski, it is paradise. 

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10. NEW YORK CITY

New York City is dubbed by many as the “Capital of the world”! Not only does it get that name from solely having every single country in the world invested in it, but it brings you the widest range in variety when it comes to food, drinks, one of a kind experiences, and all different types of romantic ideas.

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11. CARMEL-BY-THE-SEA, CALIFORNIA

There are many fabulous weekend getaways in California perfect for romantic couples’ trips. And quaint little Carmel-by-the-Sea ranks right up there as one of the most romantic places you can visit for Valentine’s Day. With beautiful Spanish Colonial architecture and streets perfect for strolling arm-in-arm, the one square mile village will captivate you.

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12. ASHEVILLE, NC

Located in heart of western North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, Asheville’s star has been increasingly on the rise over the past decade thanks to the town’s gorgeous natural surroundings, thriving cultural scene, and forward-thinking environmental consciousness.

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13. SEDONA, ARIZONA

Sedona is the perfect destination year-round but it is a great destination to celebrate Valentine’s Day. How does a hot air balloon ride sound? Or visiting a fancy restaurant for a romantic dinner for two.  Or you could take advantage of the fantastic wines in the region and visit a vineyard.

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14. CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA

Romantic history peeks around every corner in Charleston.  Whether you decide to participate in the event, explore the intimate streets, or the wide-open coastline at one of several nearby beaches, Charleston makes an ideal romantic destination for Valentine’s Day.

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15. NAPA VALLEY, CALIFORNIA

Napa Valley is an incredibly romantic destination to visit for Valentine’s Day.  For the perfect experience, visit the Michelin-starred French Laundry in Yountville, and do their tasting menu. There are plenty of ways to stay busy in Napa Valley, and a Valentine’s Day spent here will offer endless opportunities for romance and relaxation.

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16. FAIRBANKS, ALASKA

Alaska is not usually making the top-anything travel lists, least of all for romantic destinations. But that is what makes this hidden gem one of the best destinations for a Valentine’s getaway.  America’s largest state is home to some of the country’s most beautiful landscapes, and the city of Fairbanks is the coziest place to be.

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