Valentine's Day Destinations In The US

The 7 Best Valentine’s Day Destinations In The US

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to hop on a plane to Europe or the Caribbean for an unforgettable getaway. The United States offers a variety of great escape cities from coast to coast. Experience Southern charm in Savannah, colonial history in Boston or get lost in the Alaskan Wilderness with these seven Valentine’s Day destinations in the US.

Best Valentine’s Day Destinations In The US

1. Savannah, Georgia

Complete with southern charm and slow, low country cuisine, Savannah, Georgia is a great option for Valentine’s Day. Wander the maze-like cobblestoned streets in the historic district or explore the city’s scenic rivers by boat. In addition to loads of history and nature, it’s great for cinema buffs. Classics like Forrest Gump and Gone With The Wind have their roots in Savannah. Make your stay perfect at one of the city’s famous BnBs-you can’t go wrong with Savannah Bed & Breakfast Inn.

2. Boston, Massachusetts

Next up on the list is one of America’s most European-esque hubs. Despite being one of America’s most bustling cities, Boston is quiet and charming. Its historic centre settled in 1625 is perfect for an afternoon spent wandering before you dine on iconic lobster bisque with your Valentine. Because it’s such a historic yet metro area, it’s generally very easy to get to by car or plane. First things first, book your stay at historic The Liberty.

3. San Francisco, California

Get lost in Golden Gate Park and explore one of California’s best cities, San Francisco. Known for an incredible food and art scene, it’s a no-brainer for Valentine’s Day. Spend the afternoon roaming the cities many art galleries with your sweetheart before sealing it off with a romantic dinner. Check-in for a few nights at the famously elegant Palace Hotel.

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4. Asheville, North Carolina

Scenic nature trails, quirky coffee shops and a great variety of bars and restaurants make up Asheville. Asheville’s biggest claim to fame, though, is the Biltmore Estate. Sitting pretty at nearly 180,000 feet, it’s America’s largest home. And it doesn’t stop there; it also has a winery. Biltmore is the perfect spot to stroll hand in hand with your Valentine. For a memorable stay, check out, Grand Bohemian Hotel.

5. Charleston, South Carolina

This cute and charming hallmark town is perfect for a romantic getaway this Valentine’s Day. Locals are known for their southern hospitality, and if that weren’t enough, it’s also the second most popular destination for weddings. Maybe it’s the vintage cinemas; maybe it’s the pastel coloured historic district, either way, we’re in.
Be sure to book your first of many nights at the legendary John Rutledge House Inn.

Valentine's Day Destinations In The US
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6. Portland, Oregon

Excellent craft beer, dramatic shorelines and foggy fairytale forests come to mind with Portland, Oregon. Start your morning with one of the many walking trails or rustic cafes and spend the afternoon at a brewery.

Portland holds the title for most breweries and microbreweries of any city in the world, making it a perfect spot for couples looking to enjoy a pint (or five!). Without a doubt, Portland is a great Valentine’s Day pick, for great hospitality and location, check out The Society.

Valentine's Day Destinations In The US
7. Skagway, Alaska

At only two-miles long, this sleepy Alaskan town is the perfect spot to slip away to this Valentine’s Day. Although it’s far from major cities, that’s what makes it great. Because of its remote location, it’s got a ‘we’ve got the place to ourselves’ feel that’s perfect for Valentine’s Day.

This cosy city screams Alaskan Wilderness with tons of hiking trails, wild salmon and craft beer. Hike up to Lower Dewey Lake or Yakutania Point for some of the best views in North America.

Because of its beer scene and nature trails, it’s a perfect choice gastro enthusiasts or nature lovers this Valentine’s Day. If you aren’t up for camping, Mile Zero Bed & Breakfast is a sure win with their private porches easy access to trails.

Valentine's Day Destinations In The US
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Melanie Hamilton

Melanie is an avid traveller with a passion for history and global foods. She is currently based in Tbilisi, Georgia where most of her time is occupied with qvevri wine and Soviet history. Having do-si-do'd her way across Europe and Latin America, she's enjoyed some of the world's most exciting places firsthand and can't wait to tell you about them.

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