The mundane life that we live everyday leaves one with little energy to spend quality time with our partner/spouse. Therefore, it is important that we take a hiatus from the stress of real life and spend some off time with our loved ones. While there are several resplendent locations in the United States to rekindle that romance, here we have picked our top 10 romantic getaways in the US that are sure to reignite your love-life and bring you closer to your partner.
The shimmering beaches of Maui await you to forget about the rest of the world. Watch the sunrise on top of a 10,000-feet volcano, swim under water falls, go scuba diving or snorkeling together, or just hop on a yacht and spend quality time together. Walk hand in hand through the baroque towns adorned with artist communities and local favorites.
Hands entwined, stroll through the rolling vineyards, cozy wine grottos, luxurious hotels offering epitome in intimacy. And if you both are wine lovers, it’s a cherry on the cake. Take a pre-dawn hot air balloon ride and watch the sun rise as you hover quietly over the quilt of vines, or indulge in some sweet seduction at some of the world renowned bakeries, and even better, blend in your own wine concoction and sip it sitting beside your lover.
Whether you want to whisk away and get married, go on a honeymoon or need a break to find that spark again with your partner, Las Vegas is the place to be. Also known as ‘Sin City’, Las Vegas is a complete resort destination offering luxurious casino hotels, world class live concerts and shows, fine dining and buzzing nightlife. In fact, it is famously called the city that never sleeps. Walk down the famous Las Vegas strip to enjoy the warm evening, or take a stroll through downtown and get a glimpse of famous recreations of world’s wonders, such as the Eiffel Tower, the Sphinx, erupting volcanoes amongst others.
Nestled snuggly in the Elk Mountains of the Rockies, Aspen is famous as a couple’s paradise. Known particularly as a winter destination, this quaint town is a perfect setting for biking, hiking and trails in summers. Music lovers can indulge in some time together at summer music festivals or go to Conundrum hot springs nearby. Retreat into your cushy hotel room or a fire lit bar after spending all day outdoors.
The city and its dwellers take it easy. There are abundant places to see, and things to do, but you have to relish the placid coastal lifestyle at a leisurely pace. Spend that moment together by taking a stroll through the squares, lounging on a bench on the riverfront plaza watching the world go by. Savannah has grandiose architecture and quaint cobblestone streets adorned with Spanish moss hangs over sidewalks. So choose that unbeaten path and experience the rich history, culture and charm of this majestic city.
Charleston symbolizes the romantic impression of the Old South with its historic homes, art galleries, museums, and colorful history. Take the tour of the historic district on a horse drawn carriage and have a look at centuries old mansions and svelte church towers, or take a walking tour through the city with Spanish moss-draped tress, on cobblestone roads.
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This remote island gives the lovebirds all the privacy they have been looking for. With not a single traffic light and hardly any paved road, the island of Lanai is a visitors’ retreat to experience Hawaii in a unique way. This cozy and quaint island presents a more laid back and intimate atmosphere making it a perfect getaway destination. The tropical surroundings offer a perfect backdrop for scuba diving, snorkeling, whale watching, swimming, hiking, golfing and horse riding.
Niagara Falls attracts inquisitive visitors and adventuresome honeymooners from across the globe. It is on everyone’s bucket list to experience the bedazzling phenomenon. Take a ride on the ‘Maid of the Mist’ boat see the water falls closely, or explore underneath the falls. There is more to the falls; walk through the Niagara Falls State Park that is home to 400 acres of luscious landscape and wildlife or indulge in outdoor recreational activities such as cycling, hiking, fishing and camping. There is also Schoellkopf Museum to brush up on your history and geology, a few casinos and ample dining and accommodation options, from bread and breakfast, to luxury villas.
A plush paradise with mountains, waterfalls, dense forests and an impressive coastline, Kauai is the least commercially developed island in Hawaii, and hence is brimming with its raw beauty, splendor and culture, representing the true spirit of Aloha. It offers secluded beaches and private villas, hiking through Na Pali cliff, kayaking through the streams and helicopter rides.
A perfect place for a romantic getaway, Monterey boasts of gorgeous, secluded beaches, delectable seafood restaurants, and exotic resorts overlooking the magnificent Monterey Bay. Although the raw and natural beauty of this opulent peninsula is what attracts the visitors, there are endless outdoor activities that one can indulge in such as biking, sailing, wine tasting, kayaking, etc. Monterey also is home to 20 world class golf courses, world’s best aquariums, designer stores and upscale boutiques to splurge in.
So, whether you are just married or looking to celebrate your honeymoon all over again, the scenic beauty of these exotic locales will work as an aphrodisiac in your love-life and bring out the romantic in you and your partner.
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