20 Romantic 2022 Valentine's Day Getaways for Couples in U.S.

1. Seabrook, Washington

Perched on a bluff overlooking the ocean, Seabrook is one of the most beautiful seaside towns in America and arguably the most romantic spot on the Washington coast.  Its fiery sunsets and views of the Pacific are spectacular and provide the perfect setting for romance.

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2. Morro Bay, California

Romantic views abound in this dreamy California town. There are a number of wineries in the area, and in general, the tasting fees are far lower than what you’ll find at the wineries in Napa Valley. The bay is also an excellent place for bird-watching and kayaking alongside sea otters and seals.

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3. Little Rock, Arkansas

A mosaic of nature, culture, and art, Little Rock is filled with incredible parks, museums, and restaurants. For example, you can enjoy the beautiful Vogel Schwartz Sculpture Garden; snap gorgeous photos of turtles in the Arkansas River; explore the world-class Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts.

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4. New Orleans, Louisiana

There’s a lot more to New Orleans than wild parties during Mardi Gras. This city simmers with romance all year long. This city simmers with romance all year long. Seriously, even the buildings here are romantic—from the decadent mansions of the Garden District to the historic buildings in the bustling French Quarter.

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5. Oahu, Hawaii

Romances often bloom on the Big Island’s most magnificent beaches, so come February, make your Valentine’s Day a date you will cherish forever by savoring four-course gourmet meals, by immersing yourself in the aloha spirit by attending a Fire and Ice Gala.

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6. Klamath Falls, Oregon

Klamath Falls is the perfect destination for couples seeking a scenic nature getaway.  The area is home to numerous wildlife refuges along the Klamath River Basin, where couples can hike, kayak, or simply enjoy time in the great outdoors.

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7. Bar Harbor, Maine

Colorful and charming, Bar Harbor is one of the most romantic small towns in the United States, and it’s easy to lose track of time as you meander through the shop-lined streets.  Plus, menus here offer some of the freshest seafood you’ll taste in your life.

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8. Memphis, Tennessee

Musically minded couples can’t go wrong with a getaway in the birthplace of the blues.  Enjoy live music on Beale Street, Graceland, and the Stax Museum of American Soul Music, and when you’ve worked up an appetite, indulge in the fantastic food.

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9. Sanibel Island, Florida

Sometimes, the most romantic amenity of all is nothing but an ocean view and a gorgeous, sandy beach—two things that Florida’s Sanibel Island has in abundance. It’s the ideal getaway for couples who want to soak in the sun and simply relax.

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10. Reno, Nevada

Sure, Vegas is glitzy, but Reno offers far more flexibility for a romantic getaway. While it has plenty of beautiful hotels and casinos, it’s a little quieter and offers far more options for affordable dining. Reno has a casual, relaxed vibe with public art sprinkled throughout the city.

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11. Carmel-by-the-Sea, California

There are few places as lovely as Carmel-by-the-Sea.  The town has an embarrassment of riches with historic churches, museums, incredible dining options, boutiques, wineries, and, of course, the white sand and rugged beauty of Carmel Beach.

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12. Taos, New Mexico

In Taos, art and historic architecture rise against a magnificent high desert landscape to create one of the best weekend getaways for couples. Taos is also home to centuries-old Historic Taos Plaza, museums, artist studios, and breathtaking vistas from the Rio Grande Gorge Bridge.

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13. Cooperstown, New York

While Cooperstown is probably best known for being home to the National Baseball Hall of Fame, this historic village has plenty of romantic attractions beyond sports. Many of the buildings are now home to museums, boutiques, galleries, and fantastic restaurants like the Doubleday Cafe.

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14. Sun Valley, Idaho

Although it’s best known as an amazing place to ski, Sun Valley is a spectacular spot for a couples weekend getaway in any season. Located in the towering shadow of Bald Mountain, the town is full of art, incredible restaurants, spas, and virtually every kind of outdoor activity.

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15. Lake Geneva, Wisconsin

Lake Geneva is one of the most beautiful lakeside resort towns in the country, and its shoreline is peppered with elaborate mansions dating back to the 1800s.  They’re best appreciated from the water, so be sure to book an excursion on the Lake Geneva Cruise Line.

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16. Richland, Washington

Richland is conveniently located in the heart of Washington State Wine Country, and the vineyards of Yakima and Red Mountain (referred to as Washington State’s Napa Valley) are just a short drive away. Besides wine tasting, other activities that make Richland one of the best weekend getaways for couples.

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17. San Antonio, Texas

With its historic architecture and rich, cultural heritage, San Antonio definitely qualifies as one of the most romantic places in Texas.  You’ll also be treated to a posh rooftop bar and one of the most beautiful swimming pools in the city.

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18. Traverse City, Michigan

Traverse City is a harbor full of unique activities for couples of all stripes.  In Traverse City itself, you’ll find a fun-filled downtown area packed with boutiques, lively bars, incredible farm-to-table restaurants, more than 40 wineries, and though you probably won’t be able to visit them all.

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19. Charleston, South Carolina

If you’re a romance novel aficionado, your idea of romance probably includes opalescent historic mansions, and breathtaking architecture.  Find the romance you desire simply wandering the streets with your partner or kayaking through the city’s saltwater marshes.

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20. Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri

Nope, Lake of the Ozarks isn’t all about partying. Visitors will find plenty of that at the area’s resorts, swimming pools, and boats. But there are also plenty of scenic campsites and quiet cabins to enjoy time together.  There’s probably no better activity than swimming, floating, and boating in the lake.

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