Many places around the world can make you want to fall in love. Paris, Tuscany, Bora Bora—they’re all at the top of couples’ lists to visit so that they can fall even more deeply in love. Thankfully, you don’t have to jet-set across the world in order to experience romantic destinations; in fact, there are plenty right here in America. Below we’ve listed some of the best romantic vacation destinations in the U.S. so that you are your partner can experience the power of love.
No list of romantic vacation destinations in the U.S. would be complete without Savannah, Georgia. In general, the state is full of moss-lined streets, blooming gardens, old mansions, and an incredibly enchanting atmosphere. Many of these old manors have been turned into charming B&Bs and inns, so you’ll get to stay in a place teeming with both history and romance. Take a sunset stroll and revel in the beauty of the area.
Lake Tahoe, California
California has plenty of lovely destinations for a romantic trip—Big Sur and Napa Valley are also wonderful options. We love Lake Tahoe, however, for the connection to nature it offers to couples. No matter what time of year you visit, you and your partner will find something to do together that will bring you closer than ever. Whether you go skiing or take sleigh rides in the winter or go hiking or boating in the summer—you’re sure to create memories that will last a lifetime.
Vermont is such a romantic place—from Woodstock to Stowe and everywhere in between, there are many enchanting storybook towns to visit. If you’re trying to plan a fall or winter trip, we definitely recommend heading out to Woodstock. It’s full of beautiful scenery and fun fairs and festivals for you both to enjoy while you’re there. Not to mention, the B&Bs and inns here are breathtaking all year round. Nobody ever said you have to leave your room!
There’s a lot to love about Nantucket. For years, couples have been coming to Nantucket to take in its storybook settings. Romantic locations in Nantucket are never hard to find, and they’re all perfect for falling more in love. If you love both seafood and sunset views over the water, you’ll be coming to the right place. You’ll enjoy the opportunity to reconnect with your partner with sailing excursions and cooking classes.
It may not be as trendy as Aspen, but Snowmass offers just as many activities while remaining uncrowded and unpretentious—perfect for couples looking to spend quality time together. The town offers plenty of opportunities for you to get out and enjoy the beauty of nature in each other’s company. From balloon festivals and moonlight treks to ski trips and bonfire relaxing, you’ll never run out of romantic things to do together.
Willamette Valley, Oregon
If you’re both oenophiles, then you’ll love Willamette Valley. It’s known as Oregon’s wine country, and it boasts numerous wineries for you both to sip and relax at. The rolling hills and mountainous backdrops will make you never want to leave—in fact, more and more people are moving to Oregon after they visit. It’s addicting! You and your partner will love the charming hotels and restaurants.
More often than not, Midwestern towns aren’t mentioned on lists of the most romantic vacation destinations in the U.S., but they definitely should be. Saugatuck, for example, is a beautiful tiny town that offers beaches, breathtaking hikes, and so much more. Old-fashioned has never been more inviting; the whole town is charming enough that you’ll feel right at home.