5 Beautiful Romantic Getaways
Whether you have been saving for years or ready for a spontaneous trip with that special someone, it’s time for a romantic getaway. Here we compiled a list of beautiful romantic getaways for you and your partner. This short list highlights unique, “off the beaten path” locations.
In the spirit of a dreamy gondola ride on the canals of Venice, consider the often overlooked city of Copenhagen. Offering the romantic canal scene that is so famous in Italy, the capital of Denmark is a beautiful city with dozens of museums, wondrous venues for street shopping, and several breathtaking castles to view. Couples can also spend time at Tivoli Gardens, a popular adventure park, where they can wander amongst the flowers or watch the fireworks as the sun sets. On top of all of this, Copenhagen offers theater, fine dining, and shopping.
The Resort At Paws Up, Montana
With various couples packages available, the rustic resort at Paws Up Montana is a perfect resort for the outdoorsman (and outdoorswoman). Couples will enjoy fireside dinners under the stars, horseback riding, fly fishing and the choice between luxury cabins or the wonders of glamping (glamorous camping). One of the packages also includes a Ghost Town Tour, ATV rides and cliff rappelling, and even a hot air balloon ride.
A small territory on the south coast of Spain, Gibraltar is a beautiful city and a great destination for a weekend with a loved one. Known for the famous Rock of Gibraltar (a very large limestone ridge) this destination is brimming with natural phenomena. From hikes to the top of Gibraltar Rock, to spelunking in caves, any adventurous soul will be thrilled to share this experience with the one they love. For those wanting to play it safe anywhere except the bedroom, there are plenty of places to go including six different beaches surrounding the area, any one of the exciting bars or dancing clubs, or even in search of live jazz bands.
Ultima Thule Lodge—Alaska
If playing cowboy in Montana is not your style, why not try the mountains of Alaska? The Ultima Thule Lodge in beautiful rural Alaska just might be the wilderness escape you need. This is a breathtaking location for a weekend of alone time with your partner. The wonderfully built cabins are tucked into a hillside and feature an open kitchen, and a gorgeous sitting room with floor-to-ceiling windows looking out over the mighty Chitina River and a great view of the mountains. After a long afternoon of hiking, skiing, exploring, fishing or flying, you can relax with a romantic visit to the wilderness lodge’s wood-fired sauna.
Kelowna, British Columbia
Nothing says romance like a good glass of wine and a great view. Kelowna is a beautiful city in Southern British Columbia on the eastern shore of Okanagan Lake. The city is surrounded by parks, pine forests, vineyards, mountains and orchards. You and your lover will have plenty to choose from on your romantic vacation. The downtown area hosts the waterfront City Park and a lakeside cultural district. Over 20 local vineyards offer wine tours and tastings. Besides the overflowing barrels of wine reminiscent of a biblical Promised Land, The city is home to outstanding golf courses, scenic trails, and an abundance of beach and water-based fun.