5 Romantic Winter Destinations in the United States

February 13, 2015 Updated: February 13, 2015

Winters can be a bit trying especially when you are looking forward to go on a vacation. But, for those who are planning to use this time to spend quiet moments with someone special, the season is just perfect. One of the best places to be off to during winter is the United States as there are a lot of cool locations that offers an awesome view during this season. A quiet moment by the fire with a loved one is just the thing for romance. For those who would rather be in a place without the snow, there are also great beaches which are the perfect venue for some quality time. Here are top rated destinations for an intimate weekend getaway.

1. Sedona, Arizona

Sunset view of the desert and mountains near Phoenix, Arizona via Shutterstock*
Sunset view of the desert and mountains near Phoenix, Arizona via Shutterstock*

This desert oasis that transforms into a really romantic place in winter is just the place to escape to with your special someone. The place looks as if it has been conjured out of a fairytale. Days are mild and lovers who want to go off hiking will find themselves quite alone as the crowds thin out at this time of the year. There are also hot air balloon rides at sunrise which is a good time to pop the question.

2. Kauai, Hawaii

Majestic twin Wailua waterfalls on Kauai, Hawaii via Shutterstock*
Majestic twin Wailua waterfalls on Kauai, Hawaii via Shutterstock*

What’s more romantic than spending some time away from winter and getting an awesome view of the ocean? The dramatic landscape and the privacy in one of the resorts in the area will make this place even more charming for those who are looking forward to spending lots of time with their loved ones. Sailing at sunset or watching the show of migrating whales will give you a good show.

3. Texas Hill Country, Texas

This place may seem worlds away from Austin but it is just a bit west from the city. The roads are just two lanes and the rivers are fringed with cypresses and the limestone canyons are all perfectly placed to make an awesome landscape. The wineries in the area are also great places to visit. A bit of country air will surely give you so much to look forward to when you are planning a charming getaway.

4. Berkshire, Massachusetts

For winter picnics and ice skating, there is no other place to be than this charming countryside. This may be a small town but it has a dreamlike landscape which becomes even lovelier during winter. Candlelit dinners in one of the lodges while enjoying a cozy fire is just the thing to do for those who are planning simple yet romantic gestures.

5. Jackson, Wyoming

Grand Teton National Park, Jackson, Wyoming via Shutterstock*
Grand Teton National Park, Jackson, Wyoming via Shutterstock*

This town is western through and through but there are still a lot of cool activities that you can engage in while you are in this place. With the surrounding places such as the Grand Tetons, various places to witness the rich wildlife and locations to enjoy a wide array of snow-filled activities, you will never be bored especially when you and your loved one love to stay active. An there are cool activities such as driving a snowmobile and cruising that will make you think that there’s only you and that special person with you in the entire place.

Going on a romantic trip never goes out of season whether you are planning to spend quality time with that special someone during summer or winter. There’s so much that you can do and you will surely enjoy your vacation while loving every moment of the day. A romantic interlude would surely be perfect if you want to have some me time and at the same time explore a new place and have some fun. Should you decide to pursue that romantic trip be sure to plan ahead to know the best spots.

This article was written by Marie A. originally published on www.etravelblog.com. Read the original here.

*Image of sunset view of the desert and mountains near Phoenix, Arizona via Shutterstock

*Image of majestic twin Wailua waterfalls on Kauai, Hawaii via Shutterstock

*Image of Grand Teton National Park, Jackson, Wyoming via Shutterstock