30 Best Valentine's Day Getaways in America for 2022

1. Woodstock, VT

From skiing to snowshoeing to skating, there's plenty to keep you busy during a wintertime visit to the postcard-perfect Vermont town of Woodstock.  Check into The Woodstock Inn & Resort for a relaxing stay and be sure to book treatments at the splurge-worthy spa.

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2. Islamorada, FL

Because Valentine's Day is more fun with a little heat!  Head to the Florida Keys this year to spend some time with dolphins, explore coral reefs, and take in the sunshine.

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3. Beaufort,  NC

There are few things more romantic than wild horses, and Beaufort can give you a close-up view of them.  See them from a stand-up paddleboard, or simply take in the gorgeous Victorian architecture in this cool, quaint town.

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4. Blue Ridge, GA

Stunning vistas await you in Blue Ridge, but this mountain town is about so much more than its views.  Excellent theater offerings, an adorable Main Street, and dozens of charming bed and breakfasts will keep you occupied all weekend long.

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5. Ellicott City, MD

This underrated destination is one of our favorite places to spend Valentine's Day, and for good reason. It's home to lovely, candlelit restaurants, a beautiful main street, and a fantastic brewery.

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6. New Orleans, LA

Music may be the food of love, but who says you can't have both great music and great food?  That's what you'll find down in New Orleans.  Treat your loved one to a concert at a local jazz club and eat beignets to your heart's content.

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7. Bar Harbor, ME

As the home of the absolutely beautiful Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor is ideal for couples who are craving a bit of adventure.  You can then take your R&R to the next level with a glass—or two—of vino at Bar Harbor Cellars Winery.

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8. Saugatuck, MI

Situated right on the coast of Lake Michigan, this town has a little something for every lover. To begin, book your romantic getaway at J. Paule’s Fenn Inn Bed and Breakfast. Next, grab a memorable meal at Bowdies Chophouse, and be sure to spend some time at the beautiful Fenn Valley Winery. 

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9. Telluride,  CO

This place in Colorado can be ideal for a secluded trip. It may not be as big, but there is still plenty to do here, including skiing, and sledding through the magnificent mountains. If you're looking for something a little more modest, take a free gondola ride for a bird's eye view of the stunning scenery.

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10. Eureka Springs, AR

Stroll through this pretty town in the Ozarks known for its Victorian architecture, charming shops, and delicious food. It's also home to the Crescent Hotel & Spa, one of the most haunted hotels in the U.S. If scary stories are your thing, be sure to sign up for one of their ghost tours.

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11. Whitefish, MT

Cupid will need to bundle up for Valentine's Day in this mountain town. Start by spending time outside with a horse-drawn sleigh ride or an afternoon on the ski slopes, but in the evening, take you can warm right up with live music or theater, craft beer, or a locally sourced steak.

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12. Provincetown, MA

The quiet winter months are an ideal time to visit Provincetown. B&Bs abound in Cape Cod's northernmost city, but few are as distinctive or thoughtfully designed as local favorite Eben House.  Spend your days strolling the empty beaches or visiting local galleries and shops.

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13. Berlin,  MD

A window shopping stroll along Main Street—two- and three-story brick buildings house upscale boutiques, bakeries, cafes, and antique shops—will transport you to a time before chain stores and malls. Enjoy an off-season walk with your sweetheart along the shoreline in Assateague, where wild ponies calmly roam the dunes.

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14. Pigeon Forge, TN

In Dolly's bustling Smoky Mountains enclave, Valentine's Day can be celebrated at the Titanic Museum with Sweetheart Month, or with an adventure of your own, like a hot pursuit through the local ropes course followed by a cozy evening by the fire in a secluded cabin.

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15. Amelia Island, FL

No Miami glitz here, Amelia Island is a kinder, gentler Florida with grand dame Victorian mansions, 13 miles of lovely beaches, horse-drawn carriage rides and a sense of old-fashioned courtly romance. 

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16. Summerville, SC

Is there any sweeter place to spend February 14 than the very place where sweet tea was invented?! Just a 20-minute drive from Charleston, Summerville is home to the world's largest Mason jar of sweet tea. According to the city's website, the vessel can hold a whopping 2,524 gallons of tea!

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17. Hershey,  PA

The heart-shaped box of chocolates is a Valentine's Day standard, right? Hershey, where all those Kisses originate, is the place to sweet-talk your honey all month long, when the town holds Chocolate-Covered February, a series of dinners, tastings, and 'labs' where participating scientists design their own sweet pleasures.

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18. Berkeley Springs, WV

Enjoy the decadent sensation of soaking in the warm springs waters of Berkeley Springs, a natural spa that's been around so long that George Washington bathed here. Couples can share a Roman bath, a 4-foot deep tiled tub in a private bathing chamber at Berkeley Springs State Park's lovely 1815 bathhouse.

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19. Paris,  TX

Paris, France is synonymous with romance. Distant cousin Paris, Texas captures a little of the magic of the City of Lights with its 60-foot Eiffel Tower. This east Texas town offers lovebirds terrific vintage shopping, and, to really get the heart thumping, a six-mile bike and hike path, the Trail de Paris.

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20. Madison,  IN

With winery visits, antique shopping, and romantic strolls along the Ohio River, this Midwestern town makes Valentine's Day relaxed and easy.  The walkable downtown is a veritable showcase of buildings listed on the National Historic Register of Historic Places.

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21. New Iberia, LA

In February, the focus in New Iberia, Louisiana, is mostly on Mardi Gras, but come February 14, the spotlight turns to love. Visitors can take a Tabasco factory tour in nearby Avery Island and visit the gardens on the grounds (keep an eye out for alligators!), then stock up on the hot stuff at the Tabasco Country Store.

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22. Cape May,  NJ

Forget any associations you may have with Snooki and the Jersey Shore cast, this charming Victorian town will win you over to the quiet life at the southern tip of these barrier islands. Cape May takes Valentine's Day seriously. The celebrations extend a few days beyond the holiday, too, in case you want to linger in the bliss.

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23. Cambria,  CA

Big Sur may be right up the rugged Pacific coast from this seaside village but you won't trip over a Silicon Valley mogul meditating here. Real people live here, along with a lot of sea otters, tidepools on Moonstone Beach and whales visible offshore. But the real Valentine's Day draw is up on the hill: Hearst Castle, the magnificent American palace.

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24. Seneca Falls, NY

The unusual depth of the Finger Lakes keeps the winter temperatures of the upstate New York region relatively mild, so not only can you frolic outside in February, you can enjoy good local wines, too. For fans of George and Mary's enduring romance, this town's a perfect Valentine's Day destination.

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25. Truth or Consequences, NM

These days you can soak with your sweetie in natural hot springs at any of ten different bathhouses in town, from rustic-chic riverside pools to more private in-room soaking tubs. When you're all relaxed, hit the walkable downtown for gallery browsing and catch a movie at the neon-dreamy El Cortez Movie Theater or head to the desert.

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26. Snoqualmie, WA

A waterfall is a pretty good metaphor for falling in love. The falls are thought by local indigenous tribes to have been the sacred site of the creation of man and woman. Consider that possibility as you snuggle fireside at the Salish Lodge, balanced right at the edge of the falls or in the treetops at nearby Treehouse Point.

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27. Bissbee,  AZ

If your romantic compass veers toward the Wild West—with its desert landscapes, and plain-spoken folks—Bisbee, a former copper mining town in southern Arizona, may be just the place for your Valentine's Day getaway. Take the ghost tour and join the annual chocolate tasting, but make time for a walk in the red-gold desert hills before sunset.

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28. Lambertville, NJ

The Garden State isn't exactly known for romance, but this small-town stunner on the Delaware River has all the trappings of a great couple's getaway. The cute downtown is chockablock with art galleries, antique shops, and coffee shops on the ground floors of restored Federal-style townhouses. 

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29. Ajo,  AZ

Don't come expecting a buzzy scene: this small town in the Sonoran Desert is mainly known as the gateway to Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, a pristine desert preserve, and hotspot for birders and nature-lovers who think hiking is a romantic activity.

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30. Kennebunkport, ME

The coastal town of Kennebunkport lives up to its slogan of "the place to be all year," thanks to plenty of attractions to check out during the winter months.  From delicious New England fare to breweries to art galleries, there's lots to keep you busy during a long weekend.

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