When it comes to the best vacation spots for couples in the US, you really are spoiled for choice. America is vast with a wide variety of landscapes to suit all types of romantic getaways. From strolling on the beach to watching the twinkling lights of the city to sailing down a lazy river, there are endless possibilities for a romantic escape. Ready to get loved-up on holiday? Here are some of the best places to visit in the USA for couples.
7 of the Best Places to Visit in the USA for Couples
1. New York, New York
New York is one of the most romantic cities in the USA. It is an exhilarating place made even more romantic and pretty with the twinkling lights of the skyscrapers. There are just loads of romantic things to do, so you’ll never be bored. But don’t worry, there are plenty of places to rest and relax too. Take a stroll arm in arm around Central Park. Admire the city from the top of the Empire State Building. Have cool cocktails in a candlelit speakeasy and play footsie with each other. Whatever you do in New York, you are sure to fall in love with the city, and with each other.
2. Miami, Florida
For a fun and frisky getaway, head to hot and heady Miami. This sultry city sets the mood for love with its lush, tropical foliage, endless stretches of pristine beaches and sexy salsa clubs in South Beach. When it comes to romantic things to do in Miami, you and your lover can watch the sunrise and sunsets with the sand and sea between your toes. You can then grind the night away to loud salsa beats.
3. Savannah, Georgia
Looking for a destination with intimate, boutique accommodation, rich history and heritage, stunning scenery and great gourmet? Savannah in Georgia ticks all those boxes and more. One of the most romantic things to do in Savanah is to enjoy a picnic under the hanging trees in the Moon River District. You can then enjoy strolling around the squares and streets of the Historic District before heading to Tybee Island to watch the sunset.
4. Charleston, South Carolina
Charleston in South Carolina is a historic city full of charm with plenty to keep you busy. Enjoy a leisurely walk with your special someone down the picturesque colourful, cobblestone streets or rent bikes, or better yet, a bicycle made for two. Learn about the region’s history on a tour and kiss and canoodle your way around Charleston’s beautiful parks and beaches. There are also lots of cosy inns and romantic restaurants for candlelight dinners and long lingering nightcaps too.
5. New Orleans, Louisiana
New Orleans is an incredibly romantic city in America. With its beautiful architecture and remarkable history and heritage, it is a wonderful place to roam around, get lost and get lost in each other. Wander around the pretty French Quarter and then enjoy a sunset dinner cruise on a steam-powered paddle-boat along the iconic Mississippi River. There’s plenty of candlelit bistros where you can cosy up in a corner booth and a superb selection of live music venues where you can dance the night away.
6. San Antonio, Texas
San Antonio is not just the most romantic city in Texas, it once held the title of the most romantic city in America. One of the most loved-up things to do in San Antonio is to stroll hand in hand along the 24km (15-mile) River Walk. These walkways along the banks of the lazy San Antonio River are surrounded by lush subtropical plants and flowers. It is a stunning setting and you’ll see plenty of proposals along the way too. A walk by moonlight under the canopy of cypress trees is simply breathtaking.
7. Los Angeles, California
Los Angeles sets the scene for a romantic escape with its mix of sunshine, seaside and sunsets. You can start your day with a sunrise walk on the beach, then hike up to the Griffith Observatory to gaze at the stars and into each other’s eyes. You can finish the day with a gondola ride through the canals of Naples Island and Alamitos Bay before catching the sunset over the Pacific Ocean. At night, head back to your splendid room in one of LA’s many romantic hotels.