If your married and looking for a great romantic vacation spot to take your spouse; don’t worry there are many romantic weekend getaway ideas below.
1.Niagra Falls , Ontario Canada
Come see one of the 8 wonders of the world in Ontario, Canada at Niagara Falls. Niagara Falls has long been the place to experience natural beauty, stories of infamous daredevils, and romantic stories the world over. Spending a romantic weekend with your spouse at Niagara Falls offers much more than just the Niagara Falls themselves. Romantic Getaways for married couples to the Niagara Falls area include luxurious and affordable accommodations at hotels such as Marriott Niagara Falls Hotel Fallsview and Spa, Sterling Inn and Spa Hotel, and Skyline Inn. All these hotels offer nothing but the most spectacular views of the picturesque woodland splendor as well as the Niagara Falls themselves. Each of these three hotels offer first class service, luxurious rooms, and reasonable package pricing for their amenities such as Spa services. Whether your newly married or have been married for years, Niagara Falls never grows old. There are various tours both above and below the falls. Popular places at Niagara, are of course the Niagara Falls themselves but there are several other attractions such as the Butterfly Conservatory, and the Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort for after dark fun. For a romantic breakfast, luncheon, or dinner, try the Skylon Tower Observation Deck restaurant for not only exquisite cuisine but for beautiful views of the Falls. The Elements of the Falls and Paris Crepes Bistro offer delicious gourmet dining choices as well as spectacular views of the beauty that surrounds Niagara Falls. Nothing spells romance for married couples like a romantic weekend getaway to Niagara Falls.
2. Orient Express-Europe,US, South America
For the married couple, looking for a weekend getaway, that spells romance and adventure there is no other way to experience it than a visit to Italy to take a scenic voyage on the legendary and infamous Orient Express, one of the oldest luxury trains in the world made famous by writer Agatha Christie. When people step aboard the Orient Express, they are transported into a different time and place because the Orient Express is fully restored to the vintage era of its time. Travelers board this luxury train in Venice and travel through Switzerland and France. The cabins are upkept by your very own private cabin attendant who will not only lay out your keepsake Orient Express bathrobe and slippers, but will make sure that everything is as it should be-top of the line luxury! If you can’t escape across the Atlantic Ocean, don’t worry because the Orient Express has several U.S. trains that offer the same exquisite service and trips through many scenic areas along the west coast. The trains have spectacular world class dining cars with gourmet fare, elegant vintage sitting cars, some trains have lounge areas with fine cocktails, and even cars that have libraries. The Orient Express whether it’s stateside, South America, or Europe all are in the business of providing a first class getaways whether your single or seeking a romantic experience.
3.Napa Valley Wine Train-Napa Valley, California
Come see the heart of U.S. wine country on the Napa Valley Wine Train. The retrofitted style trains that run through the beautiful Napa Valley is a great alternative to usual car or bus ride. The trains have new age modern contemporary decor with a retro taste of nostalgia that sets the tone for those looking for a unique way to see Napa Valley, California’s wine country. The train trips offer wine-tasting and exquisite gourmet dining. The trains have dining cars, a vista dome that allows passengers to be able to see the incredible vista views of the country with their all glass enclosure, and the train makes frequent stops where guests can enjoy some pampering treatments such as vinotherapy at any number of the Napa Valley spas. Married couples like a taste of rich sophistication that comes with a ride and candle lit dinner aboard the Nappa Valley Wine Train. The Marriott Wine Train is one of a few of the trains that offer overnight and weekend stays where guests’ cabins are not only comfy and cozy but also create that romantic mood.
Vancouver is an excellent romantic weekend getaway for married couples because it is a city that has such a wide variety of urban parks, majestic mountains and countryside, sprawling harbors with picturesque views, and is full of different activities regardless of preference. There is something for everyone in the beautiful city of Vancouver. If you and your spouse enjoy shopping, exquisite dining, adventures like sailing, zip lining, or skiing, modern nightclubs and casino’s, then Vancouver has more than excelled at pleasing its visitors! Beautiful and elegant hotels such as the Wedgewood Hotel, Pacific Palisades, and The Westin Bayshore are all tranquil escapes that not only have scenic views of the natural beauty that surrounds the heart of the city of Vancouver, but they have many indoor and out door amenities that guests love. Some of the best romantic and chic places to dine in Vancouver are C, Salt Tasting Room in the historic Blood Alley, and Vij’s. The virtual melting pot of cuisines is one thing that Vancouver is famous for. C is headed by world class chef and is the place to go for a romantic seafood dinner. The nostalgic and hip Salt Tasting Room specializes in fancy meats and cheeses such as their unique Oyama sausage and organic local and imported cheeses. Vij’s is the best for an intimate romantic ambiance where traditional gourmet Indian food is prepared. Located in the legendary Gastown district is the cozy pub of Chill Winston. If music is more to what you are looking for, then the Commodore Ballroom is the place to be where such legends as The Police, KISS, the Clash, and Nirvana have taken the stage. For a more “natural” picturesque bar experience, the Lift waterfront bar that overlooks Coal Harbor is a must. Fine cocktails and beverages are the staple at the Lift.
5. Cape May-New Jersey
Cape May is an excellent weekend romantic getaway for married couples because it not only has some of the most beautiful beaches in the U.S., but Cape May is also located in a Victorian-era town. Cape May is one of the oldest seashore resorts in the United States. Cape May is where lovers and married couples come for romantic getaways and Cape May more than provides for its favorite visitors. Couples enjoy quaint to luxurious accommodations, secluded settings, scenic and vista seashore views, shopping, oceanfront dining, and amenities such as whirlpools for two, Jacuzzi with fireplaces, box of chocolates and champagne, or the exquisite aphrodisiac platter at Peter Shilds Inn & Restaurant. No matter what the season, Cape May offers a nostalgic beauty from its beautiful beaches, scenic wildlife surroundings and dense forests, Victorian-era town that includes horse drawn carriage rides all year long, and quaint intimate restaurants headed by world class chefs. For a romantic weekend getaway for married couples, Cape May in Southern New Jersey is perfect!
Nothing spells a true romantic getaway for married couples like the allure and beauty of Aspen, Colorado. No matter the season, Aspen offers quite a bounty for its visitors. Aspen is the heart of Colorado Ski country, but it’s also known for its lush forests, rugged mountains, turn of the century city that is full of shopping, dining, and sporting excursions, beautiful lakes and streams, and lodgings that range from elegantly chic to the romantic rustic ambiance of quaint Inns and cabins. Norman Rockwell could not have painted a more beautiful and scenic city than that of Aspen,Colorado. One of the more popular places married couples love to stay is at The Sardy House. It’s a quaint bed and breakfast with all the comforts of home. Surrounded by a clear blue skyline and majestic trees and foliage, the simple Victorian style bed and breakfast is a welcome after a day of hiking, skiing, shopping, or visiting many of Aspen’s tourist attractions. It’s also not uncommon to run into celebrities and A-listers in Aspen, especially in the winter months because they seem to flock to the powdery white snow slopes that Aspen is famous for. Aspen, Colorado is the All-American romantic weekend getaway for married couples and anyone seeking romance in nature’s beauty.
7. Winston Salem, North Carolina
For the perfect romantic getaway weekend for your spouse, try a weekend to the beautiful city of Winston Salem in North Carolina. Aside from the beautiful beaches, myriad of art and cultural museums and activities, flourishing out door markets and upscale shopping malls and boutiques, and variety of dining, Winston Salem has some luxurious hotels as well as quaint intimate Bed and Breakfast Inns. Winston Salem in North Carolina has a variety of things to do from sight seeing to beach combing and fun, golfing on some of the most prestigious and professionally designed golf courses, chartered sailing excursions, fishing, vibrant night life at the various clubs and bars, plenty of outdoor adventure, wine tours and tasting at exclusive vineyards such as The Wolf’s Lair at Black Wolf Vineyards and Weathervane Winery, spend a day relaxing in a day spa at Nouvelle Day Spa, G.Carlyle Salon& Day Spa, European Touch Spa, and many more that are quite prominent in Winston Salem, and much more. Married couples love the relaxed feel of Winston Salem while enjoying all that this town has to offer both during the day and night. Whether you have just gotten married or have been living together for quite a long time now, you should give yourself and your partner a good time to relax and unwind. With the availability of so many very cheap holidays offered by various tourism agencies, visiting the breathtaking destinations all over the world is now made easier. If you still have not decided where to go, this site might help you choose the best place for you and your special someone.
8. Gatlinburg, Tennessee
Gatlinburg is nestled in the beautiful mountain region of the Great Smokey Mountains that is surrounded by picturesque wilderness that is a great romantic getaway for any married couple. Gatlinburg offers lodgings at Bearskin Lodge, Buckberry Lodge, and The Foxtrot Bed and Breakfast. All three have rustic and luxury accommodations, private decks that provide scenic views, and gourmet fine dining experiences. Visitors love to dine at The Pancake Pantry, Tennessee’s best pancake house since 1960, No Way Jose’s Cantina for authentic Mexican food, Smokey Mountain Brewery where some of Tennesee’s best microbrewery are made as well as home cooked meals, and the Desserts& More Cafe where diners enjoy decadent desserts as well as signature sandwiches and paninis. Gatlinburg also has many points of interests such as: Great Smokey Mountains National Park for those who love to hike and take in nature, Cades Cove with its historic 19th-century cabins, churches, and mills that take visitors back in time to a more rustic Appalachia experience, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts for those who wish to take in the art scene, and much more. Gatlinburg’s natural beauty that combines the past with the present is a great romantic getaway weekend for married couples.
9.Lake Tahoe, Nevada
A long standing world premier vacation destination, Lake Tahoe makes a great romantic weekend getaway for married couples. Lake Tahoe’s crystalline waters, scenic natural beauty that changes year round, and some of the finest dining in the nation. The community of Lake Tahoe is also known for its thriving economy and as being one of the friendliest cities in the world. Lake Tahoe’s natural paradise is what draws romantic weekenders especially romantic weekend getaways for married couples. Spring through Fall visitors enjoy the gorgeous sunrises and sunsets over the mountains and lake, hiking, bird and wildlife watching, boating, and swimming. In the winter, guests love to hit the powdery snow laden slopes for skiing. Lake Tahoe has a wide range in luxury and elegant accommodations to rustic quaint Inns, cabins, and cottages. Several of great places for a romantic weekend getaway for married couples are: Avalon Lodge, Camp Richardson Historic Resort& Marina, Heavenly Inn, Lakeside Inn and Casino, Ridge Tahoe Resort, Secrets Inn, Tahoe Lakeshore Lodge&Spa, Embassy Suites, Firelight Lodge, Border House, Cal Neva Resort&Spa, Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort,Spa & Casino, Mourelatos Lakeshore Resort, Plump Jack Squaw Valley Inn, and a host of rental properties. The dining experiences at Lake Tahoe are nothing but superb and sublime. Not only do each of the hotel resorts and lodges have excellent first class chefs, but Tahoe is famous for it’s avant-guarde cuisine. Lake Tahoe is a great romantic weekend getaway for married couples.
10. Cannery Pier Hotel Astoria, Oregon
A visit to the oldest American settlement in the fishing town of Astoria, lies the Cannery Pier Hotel, a popular romantic getaway that is perfect for married couples. Views of the Rockies, gentle waves breaking over the pebble beaches, and the Victorian homes that stand as testaments of a time gone by of the seaside cliff community of Astoria,Oregon. Depending on the tide, shipwrecks can be spotted off the coast. All beaches are public access and shopping in the quaint rustic fishing town are all popular activities as well as hiking through the surrounding forests where various birds and other wildlife can be seen. The Cannery Pier Hotel is where couples flock for romantic weekend getaways and vacations because of its ambiance of romance with its elegant accommodations and amenities. All rooms include fireplaces, claw-foot tubs with waterfront views, and luxurious 4 poster beds. The Cannery Pier Hotel also includes fine dining and guests can either eat within it’s grand restaurant or arrange for an intimate dinner outside by candlelight. The Cannery Pier Hotel has an on site Spa that offers a variety of services and therapies to further pamper their guests especially married couples who have flocked to the hotel for a romantic weekend getaway.
11. Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa Shell Beach, California
Between Los Angeles and San Francisco lies Shell Beach. Shell Beach has the allure of a small town but big on appeal and plenty of activities. At the beautiful and luxurious Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa it is a favorite for romantic getaway weekends for married couples. The Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa has picturesque views of the gorgeous Shell Beach and beach town and the rooms have only the most luxurious in furnishings. Spacious rooms, pillow top ultra soft bedding, intimate spa with a host of services and therapies, oceanfront infinity pool, and gourmet dining at the Lido restaurant with it’s innovative cuisine. Since Shell Beach is small it has all the allure of a secluded beach for romantic walks and it’s great for surfing and water sports. Married couples looking for a romantic weekend getaway at Shell Beach while staying at the Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa also enjoy fishing, picnicking, sunbathing, only a short distance from California’s beautiful wine country of Sonoma Valley, vibrant night life, and many other scenic points of view. The Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa at Shell Beach in California is a romantic weekend getaway that is perfect for married couples.
12. The Wauwinet Inn-Nantucket, Massachusetts
Looking for a romantic getaway weekend that is just for married couples that is something off the beaten path that involves some art, history, culture, and scenic beauty? The beautiful costal haven of Nantucket, Massachusetts blends history, art, culture, and scenic beauty that sets the mood for lovers and married couples looking for that special and memorable romantic getaway weekend. The tranquility of the beaches and rolling dunes, harbor seal watching, salt marshes, and the beautiful Wauwinet Inn are beloved by all couples and marrieds alike who visit Nantucket, Massachusetts. Rooms at the Wauwinet Inn are designed for creature comforts-being at home while away from home. Spacious rooms with spectacular views, deck chairs that are built for two for snuggling, luxurious beds with elegant Pratesi sheets, and each room has a 42″ flat screen TV and pay per view and DVD rentals are available for movie nights complete with popcorn. The mood is comforting while being modern at the same time. Nantucket has some the best shopping and restaurants as well as gourmet fine dining eateries. There are plenty of points of interest on the island as well as a vibrant night life with their pubs and bars that each offer a different type of ambiance and entertainment. Nantucket, Massachusetts is a wonderful destination for a romantic weekend getaway for married couples.
13. Casa Morada Islamorada, Florida
Islamorada is an island village paradise located in the Florida Keys and is home to the only coral barrier reef in North America. Islamorada is comprised of six islands including Plantation Key, Windley Key, Upper Matecumbe Key, Lower Matecumbe Key, and the offshore islands of Indiana Key and Lignumvitae Key. What makes Islamorada such an ideal romantic weekend getaway for married couples are the various water and beach fun, sailing, fishing, shopping, snorkeling and diving, the Theater of the Sea Marine Mammal Park where there are swimming with dolphins and other sea creatures, short distance from the Everglades National Park, and the wonderful delicacies offered at many of the restaurants and eateries. Visitors as well as married couples love to spend their romantic weekend getaway at the luxurious Casa Morada Hotel where every room has an exquisite view, spacious and lavish accommodations, open air Jacuzzi, modern and Mexican style decor, audio and DVD libraries, Mini Fridges, and exclusive Molton Brown Body Products. For romantic getaway weekends for married couples, there are romantic hammocks available as well as concierge services that can arrange private boat rentals and tours of the beautiful islands of Islamorada, Florida.
14. Gloucester, Boston
Glouster, Boston is a great romantic weekend getaway for married couples with it’s scenic spots along Boston’s North Shore as well as the city was the backdrop for the blockbuster movie, “The Perfect Storm”. This adoring fishing community of Glouster is full of historical folklore and vibrant art scene. The Rocky Neck Art Colony is a favorite spot as well as one of the oldest working artist’s colonies in the nation. Married couples can take a splendid tour through the Stage Fort Park as well as whale watching tours from the harbor. Charter boats are there as well for those who would like to try their hand at fishing. Locals flock to the Captain Carlo’s Fish Market(Harbor Loop) where the seafood and cocktails are simply the best to be had. Various pubs and bars offer lively night entertainment and weekends. Glouster is surrounded by beautiful landscapes as well as its harbor. The perfect romantic weekend getaway for married couples wouldn’t be complete without a stay at the Atlantis Ocean Front Inn, Blue Shutters Beachside Inn Bed and Breakfast, Charles Hovey House Bed and Breakfast, The Crow’s Nest Bed and Breakfast, and the various vacation home rentals and cabins throughout Gloucester. All the Inns and Bed and Breakfast establishments have first rate lodgings with modern and rustic furnishings and a variety of amenities.
15. Great Barrington, Massachusetts
Nothing says romance and relaxation like a romantic weekend for married couples like a visit to Great Barrington, Massachusetts. The Great Barrington is home to the elegant antique-filled historic Wainwright Inn, where couples love to stay and enjoy all the comforts of home. Acorn’s Hope is an intimate setting where rooms feature climate control and great food. Howden Farm not only has picturesque views of beautiful country but also offers hiking, biking, cannoning, and cross country skiing. Couples can enjoy a romantic promenade along the Great Barrington Housatonic River Walk or an adventurous hike along the Appalachian Trail. Couples and married couples alike love to spend a day at the beautiful Berkshire Botanical Garden where over 3,000 species of plant life can be viewed and appreciated. The lively night life includes jazz performances at the very modern and popular Castle Street Cafe with 3-course prix fixe menus appeal to the budget minded. The Great Barrington is also home to “America’s most beautiful racetrack”, the Lime Rock Park. For auto racing enthusiasts, the Lime Rock Park is a must see. Married couples seeking something special for their weekend getaway, can rent a boat and go for a sunset sail around Lake Garfield. In the winter season, visitors can hit the snow covered hills and the frozen lakes of the Berkshire region. The Butternut has 22 downhill trails covering 112 acres, 12 lifts, 5-lane tubing center, and ski school. The Catamount Ski Area has 32 trails, 6 lifts, and 119 acres of prime downhill skiing and snowboarding. Catamount also features an adventure park in the spring through fall seasons that offer thrills of an aerial forest challenge park. Great Barrington of Massachusetts, is a great romantic getaway for married couples wanting a more nature themed weekend getaway.
16. New Buffalo, Michigan
New Buffalo has been hailed as “The Hamptons of the Midwest” and the “Irish Riviera” since many of Chicago’s South Side Irish community vacations here. It is an easy day trip from the city but the pristine beaches, sand dunes, prime fishing, shopping, and vibrant night life make New Buffalo, Michigan a great place for a romantic weekend getaway for married couples. New Buffalo features the Ship and Shore Art&Music Festival in August, excellent shopping and dining, Four Winds Casino Resort, various bars and nightclubs with a variety of entertainment, Sea-Crete Charters for boating and fishing excursions, St.Julian Wine Co. Tours, Whittaker Woods Golf Course, and much more! Intimate and luxurious accommodations can be found at the newly built Four Winds Casino Resort with exquisite rooms, suites, and celebrity suites as well as Casino and spa, Gordon Beach Inn-a nationally recognized Inn and State Historical Site complete with a secured private beach, and the famed Harbor Grand Hotel with its luxury bedding, spa showers, whirlpool baths, scenic views of the harbor, massage therapy, and complimentary high-speed internet. New Buffalo,Michigan is both modern yet retains its historic merits and points of interests and is a great romantic weekend getaway for married couples.
17. The Four Seasons Maui at Wailea Hawaii
Very few places on earth rival the beauty of Hawaii, and it’s no surprise that one of the most ultimate romantic weekend getaways for married couples is The Four Seasons Maui at Wailea. Warm climate, turquoise waters, sandy beaches, and an exotic paradise awaits visitors who choose to visit The Four Seasons Maui at Wailea, Hawaii. Aside from sunbathing and other beach fun and the myriad of watersports and activities, The Four Seasons Maui knows how to pamper its guests. The hotel has luxurious outfitted rooms and suites with nothing but the finest in linens and decor,spacious sunken bathing tubs, Jacuzzi, world-class cuisine, professional golf courses, and waterfall hiking. Amongst the many amenities, The Four Seasons Maui also features one of the world’s best Spas that offers a variety of tranquil and pampering services and therapies. Outside of The Four Seasons Maui, are spectacular shopping, restaurants, and many points of interest. There are also a variety of bars and nightclubs to take part in the vibrant night life as well as many scheduled beach parties and events. This romantic weekend getaway for married couples with all the beauty and tropical paradise of Wailea,Hawaii will be sure to tempt for a much longer stay!
18. Viceroy Santa Monica-Santa Monica, California
Santa Monica is the post card for the quintessential laid-back California beach town. A perfect romantic weekend getaway for married couples where they can enjoy the beautiful sandy beaches, host of water sports and activities, Santa Monica Beach&Pier where a romantic ride on the Ferris Wheel is a must, cozy sunsets that leave one breathless, a virtual Mecca of shopping, and the exquisitely luxurious 5-star Viceroy Santa Monica Hotel. The Viceroy Santa Monica has private poolside cabanas to retro-style beach cruiser bikes that guests can borrow to cruise the beach and pier, complimentary high-speed internet, concierge services, and gourmet dining at Whist, the hotel’s premier restaurant. Chef Warren Schwartz is famous for his customized romantic cabana dinners. Santa Monica is also a hot spot for it’s vibrant night life where various night clubs and bars fill the night air with spicy music infusions and local rock and country. Couples love to charter a boat and take a sail up the coast of Santa Monica or go fishing and dolphin watching. Santa Monica as well as it’s gem, the Viceroy Santa Monica Hotel, is sophistication yet keeps with the laid-back beach ambiance that Santa Monica prides itself on.
19. Miami, Florida
Take a break from the hustle and bustle and head south to Miami, Florida. Miami Florida is known for its shopping, beaches, pristine waters, melting pot of culture, boardwalk amusements, and a myriad of eateries and restaurants that feature nearly every cuisine one could think of. Romantic getaway weekends for married couples to Miami with it’s clubs and luxurious 5 star resorts such as the romantic Asian themed hotel, The Setai, that features 3 pools, Zen-like ambiance, modern Asian finery in the decor, spacious and serene bathrooms, and spas; are just a few examples of why Miami, Florida is a great romantic getaway for married couples. Miami’s South Beach is rich in spicy flavor that creates for a sexy and romantic weekend of fun whether it be at the beach or in a swank club! Miami, Florida is where A-listers come to play because they know aside from Miami’s miles of beautiful beaches, restaurants, nigh clubs, and exquisite resorts such as The Setai, The Hilton Miami, The Marriott, and other 5 star hotel resorts that know how to accommodate their guests in the most lavish way possible. Miami Florida is a great choice for a romantic weekend getaway for a married couple that is seeking adventure, scenic beach and ocean views, vibrant night life, luxurious hotels, elegant spas, and cuisine unlike any other is all there waiting to be indulged in.
20. Freeport, Maine
A romantic weekend getaway for married couples that love to shop till they drop awaits in the town of Freeport, Maine. Freeport is a shopper’s haven of bliss with it’s over 170 upscale outlet stores such as L.L.Bean, Made in Maine, Crate& Barrel, Gap, and many others to enchant and entice shoppers. Freeport is also full of outdoor farm markets that feature fresh seasonal produce as well as organic meats and seafood. The Harraseeket Inn not only offers luxurious rooms with modern contemporary decor but a 5-star dining experience in their Maine Dining Room. Freeport is not just a shopper’s Mecca, but for a romantic getaway weekend for married couples, there is also the picturesque seacoast, wilderness, and charter fishing and lobster trips as well as a romantic sail up the coast. Gorgeous bay views and whale watching is a favorite as is the sunsets that can be seen from coast as well as by boat. Freeport, Maine is a great romantic getaway weekend for married couples who not only want to be surrounded by gorgeous scenery but want the ultimate in shopping excursions.
21. St. Augustine, Florida
Discovered in 1513, by Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon, the very same explorer who searched for the mythical Fountain of Youth, founded the Floridian paradise of St.Augustine. St.Augustine, Florida is a wonderful romantic weekend getaway for married couples with it’s rich history, Spanish influences throughout, luxurious hotels and resorts, and tropical beaches and pristine waters. St.Augustine has many family oriented points of interests, but it caters to adults as well as married couples. Wonderful museums, historical points of interest such as the Fort Matanzas National Monument and Fountain of Youth Historical Park, Marineland where visitors can take in the marine wildlife as well as swim with dolphins, enjoy scenic views via a helicopter tour of St.Augustine, The Ripley’s Belive It Or Not Museum, San Sebastian Winery, Scenic Cruise tours, sails on authentic 19th century schooners at Schooner Freedom, parasailing, myriad of beach and water sports and fun, and the numerous shopping to be had are all part of St.Augustine. St.Augustine offers visitors and married couples a wide variety of accommodations that range from rentals and bed and breakfast inns as well as its top three picks. The Carriage Way Bed and Breakfast is a beautiful 18th Century historical inn that offers both cozy romantic rooms as well as cottages on its property. Rooms come with antique 18th century decor, private claw-footed baths, and dining. The lavish Ocean Front Gallery Resort features spacious luxurious condo rentals that are fully furnished with beautiful oceanfront views as well as well manicured gardens. The Beacher’s Lodge is a condo style hotel that offers beautiful ocean views and each one is uniquely decorated. Each suite features a private balcony, spacious bath and shower, kitchenettes, exquisite dining, and friendly staff to see to all your needs. Dining in St.Augustine offers authentic Spanish cuisine, gourmet fare, seafood, Italian, an Irish Pub, and much more. A romantic weekend getaway for married couples to St.Augustine, Florida is sure to be a memorable one.
22. North Fork, New York
North Fork, New York is a picturesque paradise just 75 miles east of Manhattan in Suffolk County. North Fork is an excellent choice for a romantic getaway weekend for married couples. Couples love to visit Bedell Cellars Winery and sample the many fine wines as well as take a tour. Fine art galleries, U-pick it farms such as Harbes Family Farm & Vineyard or Lavender by the Bay, museums, East End Lighthouse, Marinas-where boats can be chartered for fishing or just sailing fun, beaches and lakes, aquariums, and a host of spas and shopping are all favorites among visitors to North Fork, New York. North Fork has three great hotels that are excellent for the romantic in all of us, The Cliffside Resort is brand new and nestled on the bluffs overlooking Long Island Sound in Greenport with waterfront condos that are nothing short of lavish. Hotel Indigo East End is part of the Hamptons where some of the finest beaches, vineyards, shopping, and nightlife lies in wait to be discovered by visitors. Hotel Indigo East End has seasonal gourmet offerings, bistro-style restaurant for more casual dining, and lounge. Plenty of outdoor spaces and pool are set within the 8 private acres. The Hotel Indigo East End is modern design, lavish beds, WI-FI, in-room spa or cuisine service, private wine tasting, and features a private shuttle to local destinations. The GreenPorter Hotel Bar& Bistro is simple but modern with a rustic beauty and natural feel of Long Island’s North Fork. They feature gourmet cuisine, herb and lavender gardens around a heated pool, and various spa treatments. If you’re seeking a more rustic romantic weekend getaway North Fork’s Eastern Long Island Kampgrounds feature sites for tents, trailers, and motor homes. The facilities include a swimming pool, store, Laundromat, playground, game room, and many planned supervised activities. A romantic weekend getaway for married couples to North Fork, New York allows couples to have a full Hamptons weekend in the scenic North Fork, New York.
23.Quebec City, Canada
Quebec City was voted as one of the “Top 10 Romantic Getaways”. Those seeking romance find it in the romantic European feel with French influences including language, historic points of interest, and international cuisine. No romantic evening would be complete without a romantic horse drawn carriage ride overlooking the picturesque St. Lawrence River. Quebec City is North America’s version of Europe. Quebec City has it all regardless if you’re a nature lover, a history buff, or you’re simply looking for a getaway into another world. Quebec City offers a lot of modernism that compliments the old European style homes and buildings. There is literally so much to see and do year round in Quebec City, Canada. Lavish luxury hotels, intimate inns and bed& breakfasts, scores of must see attractions, guided tours of the city and country as well as points of interest, museums, music, and plenty of seasonal activities such as skiing, ice skating, and snowmobiling in the winter. Romantic River Cruises and walks along the Promenade Samuel De Champlain are excellent choices to best be had in Quebec City. The nightlife of Quebec City is vibrant and thriving as is the day time shopping throughout the city. The international cuisines of: Asia, Europe, American, Canadian, Italian, Quebec, and even pizzerias can be found throughout and enjoyed. Quebec City, Canada is a romantic’s paradise and is a must for a romantic weekend getaway for married couples.
In the heart of Amish country, lies the unspoiled beauty of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. A romantic weekend getaway for married couples to this destination is one that will not disappoint! Enjoy the spectacular country year round, the friendly Amish farms and community where shopping is prime, gorgeous covered bridges throughout, museums, Inn& Spa where you and your spouse can be pampered, cavern tours, train rides, ghost tours, and plenty of horse back riding trails, wineries and breweries, fine dining, cafes, theater, and antiquing in nearby towns can all be indulged with a romantic weekend getaway for two in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Couples have a variety of lodging choices such as spending the night on a working farm, intimate bed and breakfast with spectacular views of the Pennsylvania Dutch and Amish landscapes, or the many charming historic Inns and motels as well as modern luxury resorts such as the Best Western Premier Eden Resort& Suites. Dining isn’t limited to rustic fare, but gourmet international cuisine can be found in Lancaster County as well as intimate dining at quaint cafes and casual eateries. A romantic weekend getaway for married couples in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania is sure to ensure romance.
25.Loneome Hollow-Soliders Grove, Wisconsin
The Inn at Lonesome Hollow in Soliders Grove, Wisconsin is not only stunning and beautiful, but is unique because it is a elegant eco-friendly Bed and Breakfast. Only a few miles from the Kickapoo River and Gays Mills, this 160 acre, mostly wooded with natural gardens and hiking trails with a large pond and small vineyard is exquisite. It offers elegance and tranquility in this mostly all natural setting. Guests who come for a romantic weekend getaway can choose from lavish suites or their very own luxurious bedroom cabin. All lodgings include private baths, gas fireplaces, king or queen sized beds, and many come with whirlpool tubs and WI-FI internet. The Inn at Lonesome Hollow is part of the Travel Green Wisconsin and they take their stand on being an Eco-friendly retreat seriously. This romantic weekend getaway for married couples is a retreat into a woodland oasis of natural beauty and serenity while still providing elegance and fine dining. There are also many points of interest such as the shops of Amish craftsmen, rural events, Native American history, scenic landscapes, hiking, cannoning, kayaking, horse back riding trails, charter and tour boats that frequent the Mississippi River, swimming and rafting along the Kickapoo River, and much more. Scenic roads and villages will delight couples on a romantic weekend getaway to the Inn at Lonesome Hollow in Soldiers Grove, Wisconsin.
26. Silver City, New Mexico
Silver City, New Mexico is one of the nation’s oldest cities deep in the heart of the Southwest. A romantic weekend getaway to New Mexico’s Silver City’s thriving town of shopping, modernism, history, and some of the most beautiful scenery and landscapes will ensure that romance will be there as well. Silver City is steeped in history as well as a flourishing arts scene. Galleries of local and fine art adorn the art district of Silver City. Visitors to Silver City enjoy the museums, hip coffee houses, Gelato, variety of restaurants, bakeries, dinner theaters, natural volcanic rock formations, bird and wild life watching, rapids, various rugged outdoor activities, casino, hot springs, and a vibrant night life. A romantic cabin at Georgetown Cabins puts couples in the picturesque majestic woodlands and natural beauty of Silver City. Romantic sunsets and evenings filled with clear starry skies while stargazing under a cozy blanket with your someone special. Silver City also has a variety of hotels that range from chic grand style to authentic more rustic accommodations. Depending on the time of year, there is always something to enjoy in beautiful picturesque Silver City, New Mexico.
27. Amelia Island-Amelia City, Florida
This beautiful little island was named for the daughter of England’s King George II. Amelia Island lies just barely inside Florida’s border northeast of Jacksonville. Surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean and to the west, beautiful serene marshes that look like fields of gold in the morning sun. Amelia Island is home to the more than a dozen Victorian style Inns and resorts such as the AAA Four Diamond Ritz-Carlton. Oceanfront views, secluded beaches, sloping dunes, restored Victorian Palaces-that have been transformed into intimate lavish bed and breakfasts, scores of shops, art walks through the thriving art scene, and open air markets, restaurants that feature both local and gourmet cuisine, and much more. A romantic weekend getaway to Amelia Island is perfect for married couples who want to stroll along the beach either under blue skies or a tapestry of stars that make up the night sky. Try a horse back ride along the sandy beaches and trails. Rent a charter boat for some fishing by day or take a romantic cruise along the island. Amelia Island is famous for its ancient forests and its pirates lore. Take a stroll to the island’s Museum of History and a walking tour of historic Fernandina Beach. Amelia Island also has a prestigious golf course that features 17 holes of championship-caliber golf. Amelia Island in Amelia City Florida is an enchanting destination for a romantic weekend getaway for married couples.
28. Deep Creek Lake-McHenry, MD
In Western Maryland, lies Deep Creek Lake and it’s year round beauty that makes this destination a must for those seeking a romantic weekend getaway for married couples. Aside from it’s many family and couple oriented activities, married couples flock to the picturesque shores of Deep Creek Lake. The beautiful natural views of wooded landscapes, majestic Allegheny Mountains views, gorgeous state parks, and private campgrounds are just a few of the wondrous attractions that Deep Creek Lake has to offer. Visitors can rent cabins as well as find accommodations at several chic hotels, lodge style resorts, intimate bed and breakfast inns, and vacation house rentals. Guests can take scenic hikes and walks along trails, rock climbing, charter a boat for water fun or romantic sailing along the 65 miles of shoreline, picnics for two either in the sunshine or under the stars, rafting, bumper boats, golf, ATV rides and rentals, go-carts, horseback riding, and much more await visitors. Married couples looking for a more intimate scenic getaway while at Deep Creek Lake can travel just an hour by car to Frank Lloyd Wright’s Falling Waters and Kentucky Knob homes in Pennsylvania, unique geology finds at Waffle Rock, historic Western Maryland Railroad, Thrasher Carriage Museum, and Fallinger’s Hotel Gunter, or take a scenic airplane ride over the lake and the Cumberland area. There are various coves to be explored, marinas, shops, and restaurants that dot the area. A romantic weekend getaway for married couples at Deep Creek Lake in McHenry, Maryland is just what the love doctor ordered no matter what the season.
29. Litchfield Hills-New Preston, Connecticut
Norman Rockwell, the famed American artist, could not have painted a more picturesque place than the beautiful Litchfield Hills in New Preston, Connecticut. The most scenic beauty in New England can be found in Litchfield Hills and it is a must for any romantic weekend getaway for married couples. Quaint villages, country inns, classic spired churches and architecture unlike anywhere else to be seen, and in the winter Litchfield is a virtual winter wonderland full of romantic opportunities to be had. Litchfield Hills is full of late 19th and early 20th century nostalgia that compliments its modernism. Litchfield Hills offers guests unique shopping and antiquing excursions, skiing and ice skating in the winter, romantic and scenic carriage rides, vibrant arts scene, thriving nightlife, intimate hotels and inns, various dining venues that range from rustic to gourmet to fusion cuisines, wineries, covered bridge tours, museums, nature centers, ballooning & bi-plane flights, and much more await married couples to the hidden beauty of Litchfield Hills in New Preston, Connecticut. Pamper yourselves at the many Spas and Health clubs that can be found in Litchfield before heading out to see the secluded splendor of the waterfalls that call out to the romantic in all of us. When planning your next romantic getaway weekend with your someone special, remember Litchfield Hills of New Preston, Connecticut.
30. Carlsbad-Carlsbad, California
Come to the beautiful city by the sea with a romantic getaway weekend for married couples to Carlsbad, California. Carlsbad is full of unique spots that make for an intimate romantic weekend getaway. It offers a tranquil setting away from more populated tourist attractions. Carlsbad is home to colorful fields of flowers that overlook the Pacific, quaint antique stores, upscale outlet mall, outdoor markets, taco shacks and restaurants, romantic hotels and intimate inns, unrivaled resorts with world class spas and golfing, beautiful beaches, Air2Air Corporation’s “Sky Tours” that fly visitors around Carlsbad, Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park, Museum of Making Music, SEA LIFE Aquarium, The Barrio Museum, wineries, The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch, The Gemological Institute of America that offers tours in the wonderful world of diamonds, gemstones, and jewelry, The Magee House built by the famous founder of Carlsbad Land and Water Company-Samuel Church Smith, professional golf courses, sunset sails, Agua Hedionda Lagoon-saltwater wetlands, Aviara trails excellent for hiking and adventures, Batiquitos Lagoon salt marsh with tidal mud flats, Buena Vista Lagoon the only freshwater lagoon in California, and much more can be experienced while visiting for the weekend in Carlsbad, California. A favorite point of interest that holds not only adventure but the makings for a romantic destination is the Carlsbad Caverns National Park where visitors can explore the many gorgeous underground cavern and cave systems and can even have a romantic visit to the Lechuguilla Cave where pristine turquoise blue freshwater pools can be found and appreciated. Carlsbad, California is a wonderful choice for a romantic getaway weekend for married couples who want to embrace the natural beauty, adventures, limitless shopping and dining, and the best in accommodations.
31. Bald Head Island-Southport, North Carolina
For a paradise that is closer than Hawaii and costs less than the Bahamas, take a romantic getaway weekend with your spouse to the tropical paradise of Bald Head Island in Southport, North Carolina. Take a ferry ride to Bald Head Island and leave the hustle and bustle of the city behind. The exceptional nature of this gorgeous island getaway leaves nothing to the imagination with its host of wildlife and picturesque views of the landscape, beaches, and the many varieties of birds that call Bald Head Island their home. Take a visit to the famous Cape Fear for semi tropical environment where sabal palms grow and where the blockbuster movie, “Cape Fear” was filmed. Take strolls along the beaches where the sun both rises and sets over the waters of the Atlantic Ocean every day. Over 10,000 acres are set aside for nature preserves and are virtual playgrounds for couples to explore. Activities such as beach and water sports, kayaking and boating along the tidal creek and views of the gorgeous sal marsh entice visitors to lose themselves. The Old Baldy Lighthouse is great for romantic picnics and visits. For golf lovers, there are professional and prestigious golf courses throughout the Bald Head Island. There are many quaint shops and boutiques to appeal to shop-a-holics as well as chic restaurants like the Maritime Market and The Woods Gallery to dine at. Pamper yourselves at the Island Retreat Spa and Salon where a myriad of therapies and services can be indulged in. Aside from the many vacation home rentals at Bald Head Island, there are two beautiful inns that offer chic amenities as well as luxurious accommodations as well as the very upscale Theodosia’s Bed and Breakfast that offers views of the Bald Head Island beauty and bay views. The Bald Head Island in Southport, North Carolina is a wonderful paradise for those seeking an island experience on a romantic getaway weekend for married couples.
32. Malibu Beach-Malibu, California
Relax or take a stroll on the sandy beach paradise for a romantic getaway weekend with your spouse on the famous Malibu Beach of Malibu, California. A romantic stay at the posh Malibu Beach Inn that is just a short drive from the downtown of Los Angeles. Surfers, boaters, and sun worshippers flock to the beaches of Malibu. Gorgeous sunsets over the pristine Pacific waters while strolling on the beach or sitting on a cozy beach blanket with a bottle of wine or champagne sets the mood for romance. Malibu Beach is great for married couples with so many beach and water activities such as swimming, surfing, boating up the coast, and many beachfront hotels and rentals available. Malibu is also populated with a wide variety of shops, boutiques, restaurants, museums, art galleries, and a vibrant night life scene within its various clubs and bars. Couples can take advantage of the spas and see the marine life of the Monterey Bay Aquarium White Shark Research Project, state parks, an intimate getaway to the Malibu Lagoon State Beach with a historic treat with a visit to the Adamson House full of Malibu Historical artifacts. A visit to the newly refurbished Malibu Pier offers spectacular views of the harbors and Surfrider Beach. Guided tours of the wetlands and other natural wildlife elements such as grunion runs, the monarch butterfly, tidepools, and gray whale watching are all within Malibu Beach and Malibu Lagoon State Beach. Malibu Beach is full of hiking trails, horse trails, fishing, deep sea fishing by boat, and much more. Aside from the Malibu Inn, there are several chic hotels as well as intimate bed and breakfast complete with luxurious amenities. A romantic getaway weekend for married couples is ideal at Malibu Beach in Malibu California.
33. Austin, Texas
The city of Austin located in the great state of Texas may be a college town, but Austin is a city that thrives on it’s grown up atmosphere of city pleasures and outdoor recreation that makes it a wonderful choice for a romantic getaway weekend for married couples. Steep hills and bluffs above the Colorado River and Lake Austin, the last in a series of Highland Lakes stretch northwest of the city and provides one of the state’s most popular recreational water playgrounds. Austin is the capital of live music and has both a vibrant and thriving music scene both day and night. Austin has a fine mix of different genres of music clubs, comedy clubs, and much more. Austin, Texas has the best restaurants in the nation with a melting pot of various cuisines. Austin is a great weekend getaway because aside from music, clubs, and restaurants the city is full of arts and culture, endless shopping, national wildlife preserves, historical points of interest, accommodations that range from the very chic and luxurious to intimate rustic cabin and home rentals. Golfing and various other sports and outdoor recreation provide everyday activities. Austin, Texas is a thriving city that comes alive both day and night and is a perfect romantic getaway weekend for married couples looking for something hip and upbeat.
34. Little St. Simons Island-Brunswick, Georgia
Little St. Simons Island in Brunswick, Georgia is a tiny but very romantic paradise that is excellent for a romantic getaway weekend for married couples. The Little St.Simons is the most secluded islands out of the string of Georgia’s Golden Isles. The Little St.Simons is also dedicated to being Eco-friendly and takes great pride in its wildlife and green practices. Married couples can go birding, comb the beaches and watch Fiddler Crabs scamper across the sand, go exploring and view the beauty of the island as well as the wildlife, boating and fishing excursions, guided interactive tours, and cuddle up for intimate picnics or nightly strolls. Accommodations that are found on Little St.Simons Island are all built within the grand expanse of nature’s beauty and have cottage and lodge like feels to them. The Hunting Lodge, Helen House, River Lodge and Cedar House, Michael Cottage, and Tom House all are cozy but luxurious lodgings where couples not only can take advantage of gourmet meals but can rekindle the romance inside the luxurious bedrooms. Rooms are fully air-conditioned with fireplace access and gorgeous views from each room. For couples looking for a private island experience a romantic getaway weekend for married couples, Little St. Simons Island is the place to go.
35.Colorado Springs, Colorado
Is your spouse a bit of an outdoor lover, and you’re tired of going to the beach for weekend retreats? Head to the majestic and picturesque city of Colorado Springs in Colorado. Colorado Springs is the ultimate in outdoor activities and natural points of interest. Colorado Springs is an excellent romantic getaway weekend for married couples because there is literally a myriad of adventures, sights, and culture to be experienced. The Colorado Springs area is home to luxurious hotel resorts such as: Cheyenne Mountain Resort, The Broadmoor, and many well known hotel chains as well as cabin and home rentals. Couples can enjoy the unique attractions such as Pikes Peak, U.S. Olympic Training Center, Garden of the Gods Park, The Pikes Peak Railway, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Cave of Winds, Manitou Cliff Dwellings, Royal Gorge Bridge, Seven Falls, Flying W Ranch, white water rapids, hiking trips, camping, hot air balloon rides, golf, and mountain climbing. Colorado Springs also has world class dining experiences as well as a vibrant thriving hip night life that comes to life when the sun goes down. Five modern casinos thrive in Colorado Springs that offer not only great eating experiences but entertainment as well. Colorado Springs is also known for its hot springs and mineral pools that are great for a romantic evening on any romantic getaway weekend for married couples.
36. Hot Springs, Arkansas
Hot Springs, Arkansas is Spa City! Natural 140 degree hot springs are the big attraction for those looking for a tranquil soothing getaway. Hot Springs, Arkansas is a prime choice for a romantic getaway weekend for married couples. Couples can take advantage of the soothing hot springs, spas, and mineral baths set in secluded natural beauty of the surrounding wilderness. Get in touch with your inner child at the Magic Springs&Crystal Falls Theme Park or take an evening horse-drawn carriage ride through the historic downtown. Beautiful majestic sunsets aboard a luxury dinner cruise on the Belle of Hot Springs River Boat. The romantic lake front of Lake Ouachita offers many secluded and intimate spots for walks and picnics as well as a rental cottage just for couples complete with whirl pool, private outdoor hot tub, and stone fireplaces. Lookout Point Lakeside Inn offers the ultimate in escapes with its whirlpool tub King view room, spa massages, romantic dining, in-room breakfast, luxurious antique style decor and bedding, and much more await romantic getaway weekenders. Crater of Diamonds is a gorgeous state park with the only diamond mine in the world where you and your spouse can spend all day digging for treasure here and keep whatever you find. Hot Springs, Arkansas spells romance and tranquility for a romantic getaway weekend for married couples everywhere.
37. St. Louis Missouri
St.Louis Is a city that like Las Vegas, never sleeps and continues to thrive. A romantic getaway weekend for married couples in St. Louis, Missouri is a fun destination for two. Take a tour through the historic part of the city with a stop at the Anheiser Busch where America’s favorite beer is brewed and has been declared a historic landmark. Take a stroll through Bellefontaine Cemetery where explorers William Clark, William Burroughs, Thomas Hart Benton, James Eads, Adolphus Busch(Anehiser Busch founder), and poet Sara Teasdale are laid to rest. The famous Wainwright tomb and other architecturally significant mausoleums and tombs can be found in this historic cemetery. Experience in the St.Louis oldest home the Bissell Mansion, a dinner theater where shows are put on nightly with a 4-course meal is served. Many museums and historic homes and points of interest can be found in St. Louis but nothing comes to the St. Louis Archway. The Archway is not only a national treasure and wonder of the world, but it also a famous destination for wedding proposals and those who are compulsive romantics! The archway has tours and visitors can climb nearly to the top of the arch. St.Louis Is filled with a Mecca of shopping and restaurants as well as coffee houses. Art Galleries, live music, live theater, sports& recreation, golfing, nightlife and casinos, extravagant hotels and cozy bed and breakfasts all with luxurious amenities for any budget, and a variety of spas and salons great for pampering. St.Louis, Missouri is an active playground that is great for a romantic getaway weekend for married couples to indulge in.
38. Woodstock, Vermont
Woodstock, Vermont is the perfect example of a New England Village with its charming Americana, nostalgic covered bridge, Georgian-Federal Style and Greek Revival style homes that line the town, 400 year old hemlock trees and the wildlife oasis of the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park, take a tour of Sugarbush Farm where the best of Vermont’s maple syrup is made and can be tasted as well as 14 varieties of cheese for free, Raptor Center at Vermont Institute of Natural Science where birds of prey put on a show and can be seen up close, kayak or boat along the scenic Ottaquechee River, hike Mount Tom, the art scene at Dana House, in the winter the Suicide Six is where some of the best snow skiing and snowboarding areas are, and the Woodstock Country Club that was one of the top 100 Golf Courses in the world designed by renowned pro golfer, Robert Trent Jones Sr., with water at over a dozen holes. Accommodations in picturesque tranquil Woodstock, Vermont vary from any of the five intimate cozy bed and breakfast establishments to the three resort and elegant hotels found within Woodstock, Vermont. No matter what season you choose to visit Woodstock, Vermont, the tranquil beauty of this quintessential New England Town is great for a romantic getaway weekend for married couples.
39. San Juan Islands, Washington
Lush green forests, enchanting clear waters where Orca Whales frolics and play and sailboats coast along, fresh air, and a landscape that no painter could capture make up the beautiful San Juan Islands of Washington state. Romance abounds with the natural oasis that makes San Juan Islands in Washington a perfect romantic getaway weekend for married couples. Just a short Ferry ride or flight from northwest Washington, and visitors find themselves in a virtual paradise. A stay at the five star Roche Harbor Resort with a marina attached is a quaint seaside village in a pretty harbor on the north end of San Juan Islands. The historic Hotel de Haro built in 1886 is the centerpiece of Roche Harbor and compliments the Roche Harbor Resort well. A visit to the Krystal Acres Alpaca Farm where gentle Alpacas are well cared for and tours of the beautiful farm where some of the world’s softest and most luxurious fibers are procured. San Juan Island’s Museum of Art & Sculpture showcase both local and regional as well as artists from abroad. The oasis of wild paradise untouched in many secluded spots is a great recipe for a romantic getaway weekend for married couples.
40. Atlantic City-Atlantic City, New Jersey
Atlantic City bursts at the seams with its collage of entertainment, night life, casinos, 5 star luxury hotels, world class cuisine throughout the city, myriad of shopping, Historic Gardener’s Basin that is home to AC Aquarium, boat rides, Crafters Village, fishing, and restaurants, the famous Atlantic City Boardwalk where novelty shops adorn the boardwalk as well as salt water taffy, piers, arcades, cultural activities, entertainment, romantic Absecon Lighthouse, and Noyes Museum of Art keep visitors busy. Atlantic City also has its many beaches and professional designed challenging golf courses. Take a day and relax at any number of the Spas and Salons of Atlantic City or spend an evening at dinner theaters. There are also many nostalgic and historical points of interest as well as beautiful scenic views of the bay area of Atlantic City, New Jersey. A romantic getaway weekend for married couples is a virtual play ground especially for adults.
41. Portland, Oregon
Majestic mountains and an oasis of natural wildlife landscapes surround beautiful Portland, Oregon. Portland is a favorite among those married couples seeking the perfect romantic getaway weekend. The list of romantic things to do while visiting Portland, Oregon are: crafts at Portland Saturday Market, hiking on trails through the lush woodlands of Forest Park, beautiful roses bloom at the Portland Rose Garden, browse one of the world’s largest bookstores at Powells Bookstore, and take a scenic tour through the city in an old fashioned Portland’s Streetcars. There is also the Tom McCall Waterfront Park and Mt.Tabor Park for some of the best scenic views and romantic spots in Portland. Couples love to take a day and visit The Columbia River Gorge & Hood River, Willamette Valley Wine Country, and take a sail up the Oregon coast. There are even old fashioned drive-in movies that show the latest released blockbusters. Romantic getaways must include cozy, intimate, and luxurious accommodations and Portland’s favorites are: Hotel Vintage Plaza-a luxurious boutique hotel with vineyard themed rooms, jetted soaker tubs, and panoramic views of Portland, Oregon Spa Getaway at the Bonneville Resort is a spa themed resort hotel where body and mind are creature comforts, the Heathman Hotel includes lush accommodations as well as champagne and chocolates with romantic movies and music, and the ultimate romantic lodgings that Portland has to offer is The Lion and The Rose Inn with its antique 4 poster beds, soaker tubs, and Victorian decor. The most romantic places to share a gourmet meal with your someone special are: Portland City Grill, Grolla Restaurant & Wine Bar, and Higgins Restaurant & Bar. Portland has it all for the perfect romantic getaway weekend for married couples.
42. San Jose del Cabo Mexico
San Jose del Cabo is a mix of old world architecture and style that is complemented with the sophistication of today. Of the three Los Cabo resorts, the San Jose Del Cabo is the more tame of them and that is what makes San Jose del Cabo a perfect romantic getaway weekend for married couples. Serenity while exploring the picturesque historical streets and town of San Jose that blends history with beauty. Beautiful quaint shops and boutiques can be found in San Jose del Cabo as well as restaurants that feature everything from authentic Mexican fair to gourmet intimate dining. Gorgeous and luxurious accommodations help further the romance and San Jose del Cabo has two exclusive resorts that cater to romantics: Las Ventanas al Paraiso, A Rosewood Resort with its many beach side rooms and private secluded areas as well as luxe rooms and the Villa del Faro located on a private beach that provides for the prefect private romantic getaway. Both have gourmet chefs and are outfitted in nothing but the finest of comforting luxurious decor and furnishings. Couples can spend days lazing around the beaches soaking in the sun’s rays, splashing about in the turquoise waters, renting a boat for fishing and water sport fun, romantic strolls at sunset, or mingling with the locals and tourists at many of the surrounding hot spots at night. San Jose del Cabo in Mexico is a romantic oasis for a romantic getaway weekend for married couples.
Acapulco is the vibrant city that no matter whether its day or night, the city is alive and vibrant with a myriad of activities and experiences for a romantic getaway weekend for married couples. Visitors that visit this famed Mexican city enjoy the sunshine along the beaches, exploring historical sites and points of interest, sky-high cliffs, and the lush tropical forests that are teaming with native wildlife and exotic plantlife. Secluded waterfalls and lagoons can be found in the lush jungles of Acapulco, Mexico. Shopping excursions know no bounds between the open air markets and upscale boutiques and chic stores. Acapulco is full of restaurants that offer the very best in authentic Mexican cuisine to gourmet fare at its many eateries and quaint cafes and bistros. The night life of Acapulco is full of vibrant spice with music coming from the various night clubs and discos. Enjoy dancing and cocktails or have a more quiet intimate experience with a stroll down the beach or a sail up the coast in a chartered boat. Accommodations in Acapulco range from various five star resorts to intimate beach front rental properties. The Las Brisas hotel caters especially to couples by providing fresh flowers in private pools outside private casitas(suites), robes, romantic dinners for two, and jeep rentals for daytime excursions of the mountainside resort and a private yacht is available as well. Couples that choose to stay at Villa Scala are treated to the favorite destination of world famous singer, Enrique Iglesias with this romantic mansion getaway. This four bedroom home is privately owned that sits atop a mountain and has a full 180 degree view of the city and beaches. There is a private chef, maid, laundress, a Gardner to keep up the exquisite gardens and landscape of Villa Scala, and a Butler who is fluent in English as well as Spanish. It is one of the most romantic and beautiful places in all of Mexico. A romantic getaway weekend for married couples to gorgeous Acapulco, Mexico is sure to be a memorable one.
44. Double Arrow Resort-Seeley Swan Valley, Montana
Not all romantic getaway weekends for married couples can take place in the warm weather of spring and summer, but a trip to the scenic beauty of Seeley Swan Valley, Montana’s Double Arrow Resort is a great place for a romantic weekend getaway. In the winter, the snow falls over the majestic mountains, sprawling hills and trees but at the Double Arrow Resort, winter can be filled with fun and romance. The Double Arrow Resort has been providing it’s picturesque western style resort for over 75 years. Each room offers tranquility and cozy creature comforts as well as fine cuisine. Aside from winter sports such as skiing, snowmobiling, and other winter outdoor activities, cozy up under a thick blanket for a horse drawn sleigh ride over the hills through the winter wonderland of Montana’s Seeley Swan Valley. The Double Arrow Resort features not only cozy rooms but has individual luxurious cabins with working fireplaces, High-Speed Internet, modern plumbing and functionality, and antique western style decor. The Double Arrow’s main focal point is its massive stone fireplace surrounded with rocking chairs where guests can interact with one another and share the warmth. Winter is also the time where the seasonal wildlife can be seen. In the Spring and Summer months up through the fall, visitors enjoy biking, hiking, horseback riding, white water rapids, a trip to Morrell Falls, day trips to Glacier National Park, and fishing. However, Seeley Swan Valley is just as romantic and fun in the winter months as well. A winter romantic getaway weekend to Seeley Swan Valley’s Double Arrow Resort is a must for those who can only venture out during the winter season.
45. Chesapeake Bay, Maryland
It doesn’t get any more Americana than a romantic getaway weekend with your spouse to the serene shores of Chesapeake Bay in Maryland. Aside from the harbors history that dates back before the Revolutionary War, Chesapeake Bay has been a favorite tourist attraction with families, couples, singles, and married folk for years. The picturesque Chesapeake City and Bay offer more than just its various historical points of interest. Romantic walks down city streets where Victorian Era and turn of the century homes still stand or take a horse drawn carriage ride through the city and along the Chesapeake Bay. Visitors can rent a sail boat for a secluded intimate night time sail complete with a romantic dinner underneath the starry skies or try their hand a fishing since some of the best seafood comes from Chesapeake Bay. Visiting any number of the beaches along Chesapeake Bay yields activities that range from beach combing to clam digging as well as water sports. The Chesapeake Bay area is full of quaint boutiques and shops as well as flea markets and Farmer’s Markets. A trip to the Chesapeake Bay’s many harbors, lies fish mongers that can offer a wealth of information on the best delicacies from the sea. There is literally so much to see and do in this picturesque historic town that to squeeze every thing into just one weekend may not be enough! Chesapeake Bay no matter what the season has a wide variety of Inns and Bed and Breakfasts as well as national franchised motels. The five best choices for a romantic getaway weekend for married couples are: Inn At the Canal, Blue Max Inn, Shipwatch Inn, Old Warf Cottage, and the Historic Sinking Springs Herb Farm Retreat. All of these Inns and Bed and Breakfast cottages have beautiful scenic views, cozy romantic Victorian charm, and come with luxury amenities. The restaurants, bars, and pubs offer a full range of classic Chesapeake Bay fare and some of the best seafood around as well as many gourmet restaurants such as The Yacht Club. Chesapeake Bay in Maryland is a thriving vibrant city as well as a perfect location for a romantic getaway weekend for married couples.
46. Big Bear Lake-San Bernadino, California
Surrounded by the San Bernadino National Forest lies Big Bear Lake. Lush dense green forests full of wildlife, excellent trails for hiking and horseback riding, wintertime skiing and snow sports, water and boating activities such as water slides and water sports, golf, museums, parasailing, camping and RV Parks, Solar Observatory, Tennis, Ziplining through the woodlands, and zoos are just the tip of the iceberg of activities to be enjoyed while staying at Big Bear Lake on a romantic getaway weekend for married couples. No matter what the season, Big Bear has a lot to offer its guests. Romantic tours, hikes, or just sitting on the shores of Big Bear Lake sipping on a glass of wine while watching the sunset or sitting infront of a blazing fireplace cuddled while watching the snow fall on a winter’s night in a cozy cabin spells romance. Big Bear lake Lodge has a host of rooms that compliment the woodland surroundings with excellent views from rooms as well as several intimate cabins and cottages on the property. Aside from the lodge at Big Bear Lake, the area has several bed and breakfast inns, condo rentals, hostels, hotels, private home rentals, resort cabins, resort lodges, and first class camping experiences. Share a romantic meal at the gorgeous Himalyayan Restaurant, Tiffany Lounge, Captains Anchorage, Bistro at the Mansion, or choose to order in room service. Take a tour of the Big Bear Mountain Brewery and have lunch after the exclusive tour or stop for some fresh baked treats at the Sugar Pine Bake Shop. Big Bear Lake in San Bernadino, California is an intimate woodland outdoor escape that makes for a great romantic getaway weekend for a married couple.
47.Breitenbush Hot Springs, Willamette National Forest of Oregon Cascades
Looking for a romantic but relaxing reinvigorating weekend with your spouse? Look no further than Breitenbush Hot Springs in Willamette National Forest in Oregon’s Cascades. Surrounded by a virtual woodland wonderland and protected wildlife, the Breigtenbush Hot Springs is a great romantic getaway weekend for married couples. Natural hot spring pools, tiled tubs, steam saunas, healthy organic vegetarian cuisine, romantic intimate cabins with geo-thermal heat and camping in the summer, over 150 workshops held throughout the year, Yoga, rustic lodge with observation decks, artisan crafted gifts, ancient forest trails great for romantic hikes and promenades, Stone Labyrinth, Spa services and much more await the weary married couple who need not only to find romance but to distress as well. The people that run the Breigtenbush Hot Springs Retreat are dedicated to making your stay as wonderful as possible. This gorgeous majestic mountain setting with its natural hot springs and pools serve thousands of guests each year. Couples find a calm and peace as well as romance they can kindle with a romantic getaway weekend catered for married couples.
48.Tu Tu’ Tun Lodge, Oregon
Have the great outdoor romantic getaway weekend with your spouse in style! The Tu Tu’ Tun Lodge near the Pacific Ocean and Rogue River in Oregon is a chic getaway. Guests that come to this woodland wonderland find themselves amongst the majestic beauty of the grand outdoor mountain setting. Romantic strolls down forest laden paths that lead to ancient tide pools surrounded by majestic trees, herb and flower gardens, lounging by the outdoor pool at the Tu Tu’Tun Lodge, or snuggling indoors while the fresh mountain breezes blow through the window are why couples especially married couples flock to the Tu Tu’ Tun Lodge in Oregon. The beauty is well complimented by the luxurious rooms that are a haven after a full day of activities such as: bird and wildlife watching, kayaking, jet boarding down the river, or take a private soak in your private Jacuzzi tub. The dining at the Tu Tu’ Tun Lodge not only provides world class rustic cuisine but also provides handy picnic basket lunches and dinners for two. A romantic getaway weekend for married couples begins and thrives at the Tu Tu’ Tun Lodge located in Oregon’s spectacular Cascades.
49. The Roxbury-Catskills, NY
The New York Catskills has been long appreciated and famous for its country inns and beautiful scenic spectacle that only nature could create. However, the Catskills also is home to the hip swank hotel, The Roxbury. This unique hip alternative is an experience all its own. Sitting admidst the calm serene waters, marshes, and surrounding woodlands is this posh boutique style hotel that every night is illuminated to give a New York Night Club multi-colored look to the outdoor decor. Rooms at The Roxbury features colorfully decorated hip decor with names such as the Samantha’s Cloud with light blue ceilings with clouds or Fred’s Lair that is decorated with 7 different kinds of faux fur, or choose from any number of the themed rooms inside the illustrious and dramatic Roxbury Hotel. Enjoy cocktails and good music at the Roxbury’s modern mod with a sixties kind of vibe to the decor. The Catskills no matter what time of the season, has a host of activities as well as many secluded romantic points of interest. Many of the restaurants cater to international and gourmet cuisine but there are many intimate more casual bistros and grill type eateries as well as seafood restaurants. After you’ve spent a day exploring the Catskills, tubing down rapids, fishing, golfing, hiking, or seeing the area’s attractions, visit the Roxbury’s Shimmer Spa where a variety of treatments and ways to be pampered await. The Roxbury in the Catskills of New York is a wonderful and unique start to a romantic getaway weekend for married couples.
For the golf lovers, don’t feel like you can’t enjoy a game on the green while having a romantic getaway weekend with your spouse. Located in the beautiful state of Virginia, lies Keswick Hall which is home to the 18-hole Championship Arnold Palmer Signature Course. The 600-acre Keswick Estate near Charlottesville at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, that is tranquil. A stay at Keswick Hall is a stay in elegance and luxury. Being surrounded by historical landmarks and landscapes, the Keswick Hall tries to incorporate that throughout their hotel. The Hotel features an Olympic style pool surrounded by spacious terraces and gardens and in the Clubhouse, the heated indoor-outdoor pool with its Jacuzzi allows for year round exercise and relaxation. There are Tennis courts that are lighted at nighttime. The rooms have their own ambiance with English to Early American design and luxurious beds and spacious baths. Original works of art hang throughout. Shopping in the nearby towns hold several boutiques, upscale shops, and friendly antique stores. Many historical points of interest can be found all around Keswick, Virginia. Dining whether it be at the exclusive Keswick Hall or in town yields to gourmet and rustic cuisines. A romantic getaway weekend for married couples is sure to be memorable and well enjoyed at Keswick, Virginia.