Top 20 Valentine’s Day Getaways in America for 2022

1. Napa Valley, California

Napa Valley is the ultimate weekend romantic getaway. Take your sweetheart on a hot air balloon ride, sample some delicious local food, go on a picnic, or hop aboard a vintage wine train. If you’re in the mood for some adventure, you could kayak through the Napa River, take a Segway, or bike tour.

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2. New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans is a melting pot of great music, and delicious Cajun food sprinkled with a dash of history plus a splash of mystery.  Stroll down the French Quarter hand in hand, or sample delicious Cajun cuisine. Or take a ride on a gondola as it gracefully glides through rustic lagoons. 

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3. Jackson Hole, Wyoming

If your special someone has an outdoorsy streak, look no further than Jackson Hole for a Valentine’s weekend getaway.  Rekindle your romance in the wilderness as you hike and ski together in the Tetons. Go on a dog sledding adventure, whitewater rafting, or snowmobiling. 

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4. Aspen, Colorado

Book a room for two at any of the cozy hotels, or resorts in Aspen, and enjoy the best of what this mountainside retreat has to offer. Once you’re done with all the skiing and snowboarding, you take a trip off the beaten path. Learn more about Aspen’s past as you stroll through its historic Victorian West End neighborhood. 

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5. Big Sur, California

For the perfect Valentine's Day experience, Big Sur offers some fun things to do. Explore spectacular waterfalls, hike to scenic peaks or visit historic sites. You can drive to Monterey Bay to go whale watching. What's more, you can take a two-hour trip to the beautiful wine country of Paso Robles.

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6. Lake Tahoe, California

Known for fantastic skiing and snowboarding experiences, Lake Tahoe has plenty to offer lovebirds. Take your love to new ‘heights’ with a romantic helicopter ride over the pristine lake. Or go on a night-time hike with hot chocolate and smores. Tahoe is just brimming with beautiful places to unwind in.

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7. Charleston, South Carolina

Charleston is probably not the first place that springs to mind when you think ‘Valentine weekend getaways.’ The lovely weather, scrumptious Southern cuisine, historic homes, and nearby beaches make this an ideal Valentine’s Day destination. You could also visit a sprawling Charleston tea plantation.

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8. Oahu,  Hawaii

An exquisite natural paradise, and one of the most romantic locales on earth, Oahu, is a go-to for Valentine’s Day getaways. Immerse yourselves in some island spirit and say Aloha to romance on the sun-kissed beaches of Hawaii. Try your hand at snorkeling, surfing, or even a submarine scooter tour. 

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9. Traverse City, Michigan

Known as the ‘Cherry Capital of the World,’ this charming city overlooks Grand Traverse Bay. With lots of local wineries, sandy beaches, and great food, Traverse City offers a ton of things to do on Valentine’s Day weekend.  Hike up Empire Bluffs for either sweeping views of Sleeping Bear Dunes and Lake Michigan!

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10. Pensacola, Florida

With sugar-white beaches and emerald-green waters, Pensacola offers a quieter, calmer experience of the Sunshine State. That makes Pensacola, Florida a shoo-in to our list of Valentine Weekend Getaways.  Learn to surf, go on a sunset yacht cruise, or unwind with a detox spa experience!

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11. Newport, Oregon

Newport is for couples seeking a coastal Valentine’s Day getaway. With its sandy beaches, great food, and historical places, Newport offers a whole lot of fun for couples. Spend some time on the picturesque Nye Beach or the dramatic Devil’s Punchbowl. Explore the historic Bayfront areas with your beloved.

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12. Las Vegas, Nevada

Despite all the hustle and bustle and the neon lights, there are plenty of romantic things for couples to do in Vegas.  Take off on a balloon ride and drink champagne for breakfast. Walk hand in hand on the Vegas Strip. Take a gondola ride at the Venetian. Also, catch some of the best shows in the world as well!

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13. San Antonio, Texas

San Antonio is often considered the most romantic destination in Texas–and that’s saying something!  Go on a San Antonio river cruise, or go exploring the scenic backroads of the Texas Hill Country. Eat and drink your way through San Antonio with your beloved on a food tour or a brewery tour!

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14. Palm Springs, California

Reignite your spark in this fascinating desert city in California. Hike to the Joshua Tree National Park, watch the sunset, and enjoy dinner under the night skies.  Take the Aerial Tramway up the mountain to 8,516 feet, where you can enjoy breathtaking views of the valley. 

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15. Sedona, Arizona

Sedona offers much more than mere good looks. It has loads of romantic things to do on Valentine’s day!  Let your love fly high with a helicopter ride over the stunning red rock formations. Take a cruise on Saguaro Lake. You could also go off-roading on a Jeep or ATV. 

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16. Stowe, Vermont

Stowe is a quaint New England town tucked away in northern Vermont. It is a delightful spot for a romantic weekend getaway.  Spend your day in Stowe on a hike through the mountains or a distillery and brewery tour. Then, relax with a mug of hot chocolate in front of a cozy fire. 

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17. Santa Fe, New Mexico

With its distinctive adobe buildings, stunning desert landscapes, and sunsets, Santa Fe is enchanting.  Explore the characteristic architecture of New Mexico or the Puye Cliff Dwellings. Satiate your cravings for delicious New Mexican food and a few guzzles of locally brewed beer. Then take in the thriving arts scene in Santa Fe. 

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18. Key West, Florida

Key West is a forever favorite for romantic weekend getaways in winter.  This laid-back island paradise is a blend of southern charm and Caribbean flavor.  Sail into the sunset with a bottle of champagne, get an up-close look at playful dolphins. Or run the entire gamut of aquatic escapades with sailing, snorkeling, and kayaking!

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19. Savannah, Georgia

Spend your Valentine’s weekend in Savannah, a city that oozes good ole southern charm.  Walk around the historical city, admiring the antebellum architecture and Spanish moss-covered sidewalks. With Civil War tours and spooky ghost hunting tours, you’ll never be short of exciting things to do.

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20. Asheville, North Carolina

Asheville is a scenic and hip mountain town that makes for a perfect Valentine’s weekend getaway.  Go on an early morning waterfall hike, then spend the afternoon exploring Biltmore Estate.  End your day downing local craft cocktails.

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