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7 Best Couples Getaways in the USA

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Planning a couples getaway, but aren’t sure where to go? You’ll find a wide range of options to choose from throughout the U.S., no matter what type of surroundings you’re interested in. From New England’s shores to the West Coast’s wine country, these are some of the top destinations to consider for a couples getaway.

St. Augustine, FL

St. Augustine is a laid-back place to go for a couples getaway. You won’t find the bustle of Orlando and Miami here. Instead, you and your dear one can stroll through the streets of the oldest city in the U.S. Visit the St. Augustine Lighthouse and Maritime Museum to learn more about the area. Explore Ponce de Leon’s Fountain of Youth Archeological Park, or visit the historic Castillo de San Marcos National Monument. Go swimming in the ocean and enjoy other water activities when the weather’s warm enough. St. Augustine offers many accommodation options, from campgrounds to condos, resorts, hotels, and oceanfront vacation homes.

Gatlinburg, TN

Gatlinburg and Great Smoky Mountains National Park offer the ideal destination for a romantic getaway. Whether you stay for a weekend or an entire week, this area has plenty of sights and scenery for couples to enjoy – no surprise that this is one of America’s favorite places to get married and honeymoon. Gaze out at the mist-covered mountains from a cabin deck. Head into downtown Gatlinburg for a fun night of dining, live music, mountain coaster rides or a host of fun activities. Hike along the mountain trails through old-growth forests while sighting local wildlife. High-end Gatlinburg cabins combine rustic mountain settings with luxury. Choose a cabin with a heart-shaped Jacuzzi, or soak in a hot tub outdoors and gaze at the mountain views, or snuggle by the fireplace and fix a late-night snack or breakfast from the gourmet kitchen.

Bar Harbor, ME

Bar Harbor offers a quaint town for a couples getaway, while also being close to rugged mountains for outdoor fun. Explore nearby Acadia National Park, which features 47,000 acres of land, including woodlands, mountains, and rocky beaches. Head to the Wild Gardens of Acadia to stroll through colorful flower-filled areas. Visit the town’s art galleries and studios, relax in a spa, and enjoy candlelit dinners. Take in stunning views along the town’s Shore Walk, or go on a sailing tour of the area. Bar Harbor has tons of accommodations to choose from, including vacation rentals, bed and breakfasts, cottages, campgrounds, and luxury hotels.

New Orleans, LA

New Orleans is an exciting place to enjoy a fun-filled couples getaway. Stroll through the Garden District among historic homes and buildings. Enjoy a picnic or relaxing walk through City Park, dine on Cajun cuisine, and visit Mardi Gras World to learn more about how this famous celebration. Visit art galleries in the French Quarter, dine aboard a steamboat on the Mississippi River, go canoeing on Bayou Saint John, or have a cup of coffee at Café du Monde, one of the city’s oldest coffee shops. The city has several accommodation types to consider, including hotels on Bourbon Street, boutique hotels, historic hotels on Saint Charles Avenue, and bed and breakfasts.

Napa Valley, CA

Napa Valley provides a beautiful setting and a great opportunity to sample a wide range of wines. Book a stay in Calistoga in the northern part of the valley, or plan a getaway in Napa itself in the southern area. You can also book multiple accommodations and work your way down through Napa Valley over the course of a few days or a week. The area is filled with high-end dining, spas, and much more. Take a tour of the area on the Napa Valley Wine Train to see different vineyards. Book a hot air balloon ride for a thrilling bird’s-eye view of California’s Wine Country. The area offers several kinds of accommodations, including resorts, hotels, and luxury boutique inns.

Dunton Hot Springs, CO

Dunton Hot Springs offers a cozy alpine getaway in a former ghost town. Spend your vacation staying in a log cabin, go horseback riding, sip champagne, and look forward to a getaway filled with historic charm in stunning natural surroundings. Soak in the area’s hot springs to unwind, take an archeological tour in the nearby desert, go rock climbing, or enjoy fly-fishing in private waters. Dunton Hot Springs also offers easy access to rafting in the San Miguel River, rock climbing, and mountaineering in the San Juan Mountains for more adventurous couples. Set aside a day to visit nearby Telluride for skiing, hiking, and other outdoor activities with your soulmate.

Glacier National Park, MT

Glacier National Park provides a great place to explore the outdoors with your partner. The park features soaring peaks, beautiful waterfalls, serene lakes, and much more. Spend your days exploring the area on horseback, take a guided boat tour, or go cross-country skiing. The park also offers places to go fishing, hiking, and biking. Set up camp at one of the park’s campgrounds to stay as close to nature as possible throughout your trip. If you prefer indoor accommodations, the park offers chalets in the backcountry area, lodges, inns, and motels. These accommodations include on-site restaurants and other amenities for a cozy and comfortable getaway.