Valentine's Day, Anniversaries, Honeymoons, and Birthdays are all events that have the potential to be romantic, and what better way to get the romance started is there than visiting places where love is in the air. Perhaps you need to spice up your romance or are just looking for a getaway. The perfect trip should be full of adventure, beauty, and culture. It is a great way to see the world as well. Whatever you look for from a romantic trip, these destinations should be on your travel list:
If that picture isn't enough to convince you of Greece's beauty, then there is something wrong with you. The Greeks are a very welcoming people, the Aegean Sea is beautifully pictureesque, and the food is delectable.
If you want a real getaway, Maldives is an archipelago and one of the most romantic. It will feel like you are own your own private paradise, especially if you reserve your very own bungalow along the ocean. With private, white-sand beaches and crystal clear waters, you will never want to leave this oasis.
Anywhere in Italy is a good choice, but Florence is incrredibly beuatiful and oh so romantic. Watch the sunset from the Piazzale Michalangelp, visit museums in Florence, and sip some Chianti in outdoor cafes. Italy is one of the most romantic countries, and Florence is one of the most romantic cities.
There's a reason that Hawai is the number one destination for honeymoons. Kauai is the least developed island, so you would be surrounded by the beautiful scenery and nature of Hawaii. The beaches are secluded, the crowds are far away, there are opportunities for breathtaking hikes, and you can bathe with the waterfalls. This vacation is an adventure and a romantic trip all rolled into one beautiful package.
Don't want to leave the US (or go as far as Hawaii)? That's okay because California is great romantic destination too. Carmel, California is full of rugged coastlines and isolated beaches. You can do a fun roadtrip to get here down the picturesque Pacific Coast Highway for suf, sun, and some love. Interestingly enough, it used to be a former artists' colony but is now a romantic refuge for those in love.
St. Moritz, Switzerland
If you like a little more civilization with your vacations, then this resort town is right for you. Cosmopolitan couples can balance a skiing adventure with a night on the town, complete with a horse-drawn carriage along the frozen lake. The bright side is you know there won't be any wars.
Quebec City, Quebec
Want a cozy winter getaway, without using your travel miles. Canada is in driving distance for several parts of the the US, but is only a short flight away. Canada may be filled with some fantastic destinations, including Montreal and Niagara Falls, but Quebec city is yet another great little cosmopolitan trip. The cute town and romantic reastaurants will sure to fulfill your expectations.
Stay stateside in the beautiful south. With Spanish, moss-covered canopies, cozy B&Bs, and romantic restaurants, Georgs provides couples with a great destination for quick, weekend getaways. And, who could say no to southern charm.
Love Florida but hate the tourist traps? Islamorada is nestled in the upper Florida Keys, a world away from the rowdy crowds of Key West. This hidden gem is known for luxury resorts and incredible sunsets.
A popular destination for celebrities, Majorca is the largest of Spain's islands. Surrounded by the Meditterranean, the unspoiled beaches and intimate hotels definitely pervade an aura of romance.
Koh Tao, Thailand
Another beautiful destination, Koh Tao is known for its world-class scuba diving, amazing sunsets, and lantern-lit restaurants that line the beach. Additionally, Thailand is usually known for cheap vacations, so this trip may not even break the bank
Want to introduce some culture into your vacation, while still enjoying a romantic getaway? What could be more romantic that a romantic boat ride along Kyoto's cherry blossom-lined Okazaki Canal. The cherry-blossoms alone are enought to want to come to Japan, which are a metaphor for how brief and beautiful life can be.
Historically, the Berkshires was a place for writers and artists. Currently, it makes a picturesque and cultured trip for modern lovers. The rolling mountains are for your eyes, and the culture is for your soul. Listen to classical music at Tanglewood, the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, or see the Whaton's Gilded Age mansion.
Of course how can we not include the most romantic city ever. Sidewalk cafes and passionate art are just some things you can expect. Basking in the glow of the Eiffel Tower is also s great thing to do in the city of amour.
Jukkasjärvi, Sweden is home to an incredible ice hotel that is constructed anew each winter, and it is more of a sculpture than a hotel. For those seeking an Arctic adventure, this is the place to be. It is located in the Swedish Lapland, 200 km north of the Arctic Circle and is the perfect place to see the Northern Lights.
This exotic destination is loaded with attractions if you want to go full tourist or learn more about history and Tukish culture. The delicious food and incredible nightlife is a plus. For an exotic trip full of mystery and romance, Turkey is the perfect choice.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
With incredible sights and landmarks, Brazil is a great destination for couples. Furthermore, Carnival is another reason to visit with its bright colors and sexy atmosphere, making it a perfect romantic trip and honeymoon destination.