What better way to spend Valentine’s Day than on a trip! Whether you want a relaxing beach getaway or an adventurous vacation there are plenty of great places to visit. Here are our top Romantic Valentine’s Day Destinations.
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Romantic United States Valentine’s Day Destinations
Key West, Florida
Key West has it all, beaches, sun, adventure, and nightlife. There are plenty of great places to have brunch before heading out for the day. Key West is a very relaxed place to visit. Check out our Key West Guide Here.
Ellicott City, Maryland
Ellicott City is a gorgeous small city in Maryland. It’s about a 30-minute drive from Baltimore. It’s a cozy historic town filled with historic sites, art galleries, and parks.
New Orleans, Louisiana
Great food, history, and music what more could you want on a Valentine’s Day trip? New Orleans has all that and more. If you can put your Valentine’s Day celebration on hold for a little bit you can go to New Orleans for Mardi Gras!
Bar Harbor, Maine
Bar Harbor is known as the gateway to Acadia National Park since its located right next door. While this is a popular destination in the summer it’s beautiful in the winter as well. Read our winter guide to Bar Harbor here.
Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
I really enjoyed my time in Pigeon Forge. It can definitely be touristy but there is a lot to do. There are a lot of places to do moonshine tastings, sites to see, and hiking around the area.
Renting a mountain cabin to get away from the city would be a fun idea too!
Cape May, New Jersey
Cape May is a wonderful valentines day destination. They take the holiday very seriously. Local businesses get together to offer breakfasts in beds, wine tastings, and homemade chocolates. You can check it out here. There are a ton of different options for Valentine’s Day packages so if you Google Valentine’s Day Packages in Cape May you will find what you are looking for.
Seneca Falls, New York
Seneca falls is believed to have inspired the town from It’s a Wonderful Life, Bedford Falls. It will still be cold in February so be sure to dress warmly. Do some hiking or check out some local spots for wine tastings.
Napa Valley, California
Napa Valley is the wine region of California. A really cool thing you could do here for Valentine’s Day is the Napa Valley Wine train. It’s a vintage locomotive and traveling restaurant that travels through the valley.
Jackson Hole, Wyoming
One of the best Ski resorts in the US is in Jackson Hole Wyoming. If you are an adventurous couple spending your Valentine’s Day on the slopes could be just what you need.
There’s more to Jackson Hole than just skiing. The historic Town Square is a great place to hang out and explore when you aren’t out in the snow.
Blue Ridge Mountains, Virginia
The blue ridge mountains are a wonderful Valentine’s Day Destination. The Blue Ridge Mountains are gorgeous and peaceful. There are plenty of wineries, breweries, and hiking trails around the area.
Rent a cabin in the mountain for the ultimate romantic getaway.
Aspen is another ski-friendly destination. There are a lot of resorts and spas in the area so it is a bit more luxurious but beautiful. The charming mountain town has tons of restaurants and nightlife to offer as well.
Another upscale destination for Valentine’s day is Scottsdale. It’s a food lover’s dream and gorgeous year-round. There are tons of ways to get outside including shopping, food, hiking, and so much more.
Romantic International Valentine’s Day Destinations
Looking for an international Valentine’s Day Destination? Here are some of our top picks.
Paris is said to be one of the most romantic destinations in Europe. I mean it is called the City of Love after all. There is so much art, culture, and history to experience in Paris. Don’t forget to check out the Eiffel Tower’s light show at night.
Venice is so magical and very romantic. This “floating” city is so quaint and full of history. There is great food and wine to enjoy for a romantic meal. After your meal, take a gondola ride through the city.
A popular destination for any kind of travel style. Skiing or snowboarding for the adventurous couple, hiking in the snowy mountains for the outdoorsy couple, and if you are a more luxurious couple you can find a gorgeous resort with a view and spend your Valentine’s Day relaxing.
An adventure lover’s dream awaits in Costa Rica. There is so much nature and wildlife everywhere you turn. Manuel Antonio is a great place for hiking, wildlife, and hanging out on the beach. If you are looking for more of a laid-back place to visit try Jaco Beach. Jaco has more of the Pura Vida vibes and is a surfers paradise.
Which is your favorite Valentine’s Day Destination? What other destinations do you think would make a great getaway for Valentine’s Day? Let me know in the comments.