Sometimes you just need some alone time with your significant other. With all your responsibilities it may be hard to spend time together. Therefore, take a few days off and visit one of these beautiful destinations for a quick romantic getaway. You deserve it!
Catalina Island, California
Catalina Island is the perfect destination for those who live on the west coast. The island is a quick ferry ride from Long Beach, San Pedro and Dana Point. (Insider tip: first class tickets include an alcoholic beverage) Upon arrival, you will feel like you have been transported to a Caribbean island. Surrounded by mountains, lush forests, and blue ocean, this place has it all. Go hiking, ride on a glass-bottom boat, take a zip line tour high above the island or sip on a cocktail by the water.
When you hear romantic, one most likely does not think, Portland, Oregon. However, if you and your love are foodies and craft beer lovers, than this could be one of your most romantic getaways yet. The city is full of gourmet and new age restaurants along with 58 craft breweries. As it is becoming a hot spot for tourists, there are lots of high end hotels awaiting your arrival.
Country music is always full of passion, heartbreak, and love. Therefore, its no wonder Nashville is the country music capital of the world. Nashville has amazing sites to see, such as the Country Music Hall of Fame, Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art, and many surrounding estates. Many of the old wealth in the area, allows visitors on their property. Take tours of local homes that include luxurious decor and sprawling gardens.
New Orleans, Louisiana
New Orleans is seen as one of the biggest party city in the U.S. However, it is also a great place to snuggle up to your spouse. The French influence is strong within the city with amazing architecture and restaurant options. With Jazz music playing everywhere you go, you’ll feel the city’s strong energy flow through you.
Cape May, New Jersey
Most people hear the Jersey Shore, and run the other way. However, you must give this beach town a chance. The southernmost point of New Jersey was actually America’s first seaside resort. With a preserved Victorian district, and streets lined with little cafes and galleries, you will be able to see the city’s history come to life. There are many hotels right on the water that will surely take your breath away.