Top Romantic Getaways in Europe, Canada, and United States
Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, and with all of the restaurants reserved, the chocolates and flowers bought, and the day planned, taking him or her out to a special place might be hard to find if you haven’t made a plan yet. So Fanatic Tourist, knowing that there are those out there who may be stuck, want to bring to you, three romantic travel destination getaways (they may not be known as mainstream locations) that you can take your loved one, significant other or special person, to and enjoy the day.
United States Destinations:
La Jolla California: It has world class shopping, one of the kind dining, oceanviews for days and an amazing beach to lounge on. It is more of a laid back getaway, where you can take a walk through the village, stay in a luxurious hotel, visit some of the unique galleries or delicious restaurants, or head on into San Diego for the day.
Rockland, Maine: If you’re looking for a more quaintgetaway with the backdrop of historic culture and fantastic art, then this is the place to go. It has more recreational activities to do such as sailing in the Harbour, or walking along the one-mile granite breakwater.
Molokai, Hawaii: Is the fifth largest island thatremains almost completely tourist free. This means that if you are really looking for a romantic, quiet and secluded spot to take your loved one, then this is it! Spend the day sunbathing on the beach and slow down and relax.
- Honourable Mentions: New York City, San Francisco, Chicago.
Prague: Has candlelit churches, underground bars, indulgent restaurants, andsome of the best wine and cocktails around, Prague has everything anyone could want. From a gorgeous city, flavourful food, and a way to unwind by either sipping on marvellous drinks while talking with your loved one, or spending the day wandering through the city, your loved one will surely be won over.
Bruges: If cobbled streets, warm restaurants, Belgian drinks, and handmade chocolates is more your style, then heading to Bruges is where you need to go. The Medieval backdrop creates the perfect place to take your Valentine on a stroll through a history packed culture.
Tuscany: If seclusion and a gorgeous countryside is what you seek, then heading to Tuscany, where castles are abound, and the hills go on for days, is the place to go. With the ancient Roman town of Luni nearby, and watermills littering the countryside, Tuscany is sure to be a relaxing and rejuvenating destination.
- Honourable Mentions: Vienna, Suffolk, and Turin.
Whistler, BC: If you and your significant other are into exhilarating outdoor activities, then taking one another to Whistler might give you the perfect mix of romance, and outdoor pursuits. Whistler is known for snowy mountain slopes that give outdoor enthusiasts a place to snowshoe, downhill ski, and cross country ski. After you are done outside, coming indoors to hot chocolate and a warm fire, sets the tone for romance.
Niagara on-the-Lake, Ontario: A lot of couples take one another to Niagara Falls as it has gorgeous hotels, and a lot of activities, but Niagara on-the-Lake is just as popular with its quaint beauty, and world famous wineries. It has horse drawn carriage rides throughout the town, spas, wine tasting tours, and of course delicious restaurants.
Newfoundland: Is a province known for tight knit communities, a laid back atmosphere where the frantic city life is left behind. It has small and delightful coastal towns that exude hospitality and comfort. It is known for the local cuisine, and the unique art culture that can be seen woven throughout any of the communities that you travel too.
- Honourable Mentions: Quebec City, Love Saskatchewan, and New Brunswick.
There are many places throughout the world that are perfect romantic destinations, whether you are seeking relaxation, winter activities, or romance, and the above locations will provide any couple with a day filled with bonding and love.