When you need a place to get away from your current surroundings and spend time together as a couple, consider the following 14 most romantic getaways the United States has to offer.
1. Ranch at Rock Creek, Philipsburg, Montana
If your idea of romance involves getting away from it all and surrounding yourself with nature, this is the perfect getaway. The ranch extends over 10 square miles and is situated near Missoula. You can sit and take in the beautiful surroundings or engage in many activities, such as horseback riding. Accommodations range from canvas tents to a rather modern lodge.
2. Savannah, Georgia
A quirky city in the South, Savannah features the traditions of the past and the cutting-edge trends of today wrapped together. You can dine on fried chicken for lunch and the latest gourmet fare for dinner, all while enjoying the historic buildings, Spanish moss hanging from trees, and incredible artwork at every turn.
3. Hotel bel air, Los Angeles, California
This famous hotel has hosted famous Hollywood icons, foreign royalty, and multiple presidents, thanks to a stellar reputation. The whole property transports you to a lush terrain with a swan lake, a large pool, and plenty of plant life. You will rarely see other guests, giving you plenty of alone time together.
4. The Biltmore Estate, Asheville, North Carolina
You can stay at the hotel that is situated nearby the largest home in the United States, where you will feel like you’ve been transported to a European estate. Not only can you enjoy the impressive home, but there is also a winery, gardens, and acres upon acres of forests and fields to explore together.
5. Taos, New Mexico
Everyone knows that Santa Fe is a romantic destination, but Taos offers a more relaxed atmosphere. Situated in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains in the north-central part of the state, some Hollywood stars secretly slip to the resort town to ski and enjoy the local green chile. With a population of just under 6,000, there is plenty of charm to set the perfect romantic mood.
6. Sedona, Arizona
For a different sort of a getaway, escape to the warm desert city of Sedona. You will be able to take in the breathtaking red rock formations that have inspired lovers, artists, and numerous adventures for well over a century. A number of world-class resorts are located in Sedona, providing whatever kind of pampering you desire.
7. Blackberry Farm, Walland, Tennessee
Situated in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, the resort offers a variety of accommodations from private cottages to estate rooms. Many rooms feature antique items, large verandas, and cozy fireplaces for you to snuggle up in front of. Activities include a full-service spa, nightly bonfires, fly fishing, and hiking.
8. French Lick Resort, Indiana
The hotel offers the best of Victorian-era opulence, making it stand out from many other destinations, having been declared as the eighth wonder of the world when it was constructed. It was originally built to take advantage of the nearby natural mineral springs. You get to enjoy top-notch spa services, golf, fine dining, and hiking in the area.
9. Dunton hot Springs, Colorado
If you want to get away from all of the distractions of day-to-day life and spend some time in the wilderness, yet still enjoy being pampered together, Dunton Hot Springs is a perfect destination. Guests stay in old log cabins with completely modern interiors. There are of course hot springs and other activities nearby, as well as gourmet food and incredible services.
10. Key West, Florida
The quirky island getaway offers a cozy yet different vibe you won’t find elsewhere. You can just relax on the beach and enjoy the warm waters together, or go exploring the many attractions, like Ernest Hemingway’s old home or the many strange shops in Mallory Square.
11. Old Rittenhouse inn, Bayfield, Wisconsin
The Queen Anne mansion has been updated with many modern conveniences, except for television, giving you plenty of time to converse together. Most rooms have incredible views of nearby Lake Superior. The small town of Bayfield is quaint and quiet and offers services like bike rentals and sightseeing boats on the lake.
12. Chambers art hotel, Minneapolis, Minnesota
If you or your loved one is into art, this hotel is a dream come true. The hotel is relatively small with 60 rooms and is situated nearby Nicollet Mall. The halls of the hotel are lined with original contemporary art pieces, plus an original piece is hung in each room. The nearby mall houses more art galleries, as well as plenty of fine retail.
13. Charleston, South Carolina
Romance abounds in the old Southern city where huge estates still stand in the historic areas, with cobblestone streets that amble along under trees covered in moss. Plenty of fine dining options exist, plus romantic beaches, art galleries, and all kinds of interesting shops you can explore together. At night, the city continues its charm with gas-lit lanterns and a number of walking ghost tours.
14. Lanai, Hawaii
Skip Maui and the crowds, opting for the quiet solitude of Lanai instead. Most people know little to nothing about the sparsely-populated island, which is what makes it the perfect romantic getaway. There are, however, several first-class hotels that provide all the pampering you could possibly require. For those who venture into the wilderness, there are incredible coral reefs, strange rock formations and empty beaches to enjoy without interruption from others.