6 Last Minute Ideas for a Romantic Weekend Trip

February 2, 2017

With Valentine and spring approaching, soon will come the most romantic season of the year with the air filled with the smell of chocolate. Besides long-stem red roses and a box of chocolates, don’t you want something more special for this year? Like a romantic trip to escape from all the family trifles and workplace troubles. Here we picked some best destinations for a weekend-long romantic getaway.

 

1. Palm Springs, CA

(Photo Credit to: Joe Wolf)

What’s better than soaking in nature mineral waters and having body treatment followed, in a desert city? Located in Southern California, Palm Springs is known for plenty of natural hot springs, stylish hotels and resorts, golf courses and spas. Many spas offer therapist coming to your hotel for massage and body treatment services. Hotels also provide restaurant reservations. You can really relax and stay at the pool whole day. Nothing will worry you at this quiet and relaxing place.

 

Planning your trip: http://www.visitpalmsprings.com/

Recommended Resort: The Spring Resort & Spa 

 

Featuring the mineral spring waters, the resort has only 12 guest rooms and three naturally heated pools. The rooms are all equipped with a stereo, CD player, a custom designed Café Kitchen and A comfortable breakfast table overlooks the pool. You can even use the grocery delivery service before you arrive to fill your refrigerator.

(Photo Credit to The Spring Resort & Spa)

 

 

2. Post Ranch Inn, Big Sur, CA

(Photo Credit to Post Ranch Inn)

This is a luxury hotel with elite price, but it’ll be a worth-a-lifetime experience. Let’s read the description, “The hotel opened in 1992 and is made up entirely of small buildings set on a ridge high above the Pacific.”

 

The hotel features individual guesthouse on the cliff, facing the ocean or the tree houses that provides indefinite privacy when you are exposed to the spectacular views of the big sur area and the romantic aroma the resort created. 

 

All guest must be over 18 and no pets allowed.

Book the resort here: http://www.postranchinn.com/

 

 

3. Napa Valley, CA

Nothing is more romantic than treating your special one in the world-famous wine area with plenty of Michelin-starred restaurants and awarded wine collections. And you’ll never regret to bring home some of your favorites to save for the next special day. 

Planning your trip: https://www.visitnapavalley.com/travel-tools/planning-resources/visitors-guide/

Recommended accommodation:  Candlelight Inn

This is a boutique bed & breakfast with unlimited wine offering, snacks and free 3 courses breakfast (Read the TripAdvisor reviews, they are super delicious!). There are plenty of parking place in front of the house and a huge pool in the backyard. The cottage style and comfortable sofas in the living room also makes you feel resting at a vacation house.

 

4. Key West, Florida

(Photo Credit to: Roman Boed

Who can resist a vacation with crystal clear water and luxury resorts featuring ocean views? This unique tropical island city is Florida’s southernmost point, lying about 90 miles north of Cuba. The clear water allows for a variety of activities including dolphin encounters, kayaking, diving and snorkeling or renting a boat to explore on your own.

 

Planning your visit: http://keywest.com/

Recommended restaurant: Latitudes

 

Located on a private island isolated from the majority of the tourist, this restaurant offers wonderful patio seating with breathtaking views of the Gulf of Mexico, which best known for its sunset. Make sure you reserve early.

(Photo Credit to: Jiashiang)

 

5. Long Island, New York

As the location of The Great Gatsby, Long Island is much more than the suburbs of New York City.  From the vineyard in North Fork, the luxury houses and mansions in Hamptons, trendy restaurants, scenic landscapes and easy access, the Long Island can be a perfect weekend getaway destination for east coasters.

 (Photo Credit to: Benson Kua)

Planning your visit:  http://www.discoverlongisland.com/

 

6. Monterey, CA

 

This little city by the sea is a dream place for a weekend getaway. Visit the Monterey Bay Aquarium, where the story of Finding Dory happened; have gourmet seafood dinner and a sweet night by the sea. The world-famous 17 miles, Carmel-by-the-Sea and Big Sur are all within one hour drive. You can even stop by at Hearst Castle if driving south. 

 

Monterey Bay Aquarium

 (Photo credit to Bob Aronson

Carmel-by-the-Sea:

 Hearst Castle:

Planning your visit: http://www.monterey.com/

 

Roses are red, violets are blue, take you valentine and travel with love.

As we all know, travel is the best way to either prove of exmine love. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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