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From coast to coast, the United States is scattered with dreamy quaint towns perfect for a romantic escape. Whether it’s for an annual vacation, a much-dreamed honeymoon, or a Valentine’s Day getaway, charming towns are everywhere you turn. 

Where you go depends on your interests: indulgent foodies will gravitate towards Sonoma and its sun-drenched vineyards, while beach babies will favor the idyllic beaches of Amelia Island.

We’ve gathered a list of the 13 most romantic places to travel to in the US, for you and your significant other to visit and experience love as its finest, arm in arm.

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Amelia Island, Florida

Fernandina Beach, in Amelia Island, Florida, United States.

Amelia Island is the perfect destination for beach bums. Consistently ranked one of the most romantic getaways in Florida, the island captivates couples with its 13 miles of pristine beaches, richly diverse wildlife, and a fabulous array of romantic luxury resorts. 

Aside from lounging on the snow-white secluded beaches and swimming on Florida’s sparkling Atlantic coast, couples can enjoy scenic nature walks, and romantic sunset river cruises on the shores of the Cumberland Island National Seashore, and go horseback riding in the Amelia Island State Park.

Bar Harbor, Maine

Aerial view of Bar Harbor in autumn, Maine.

Located on Mount Desert Island, Bar Harbor oozes romance. In this atmospheric resort town, charming historic homes, and characterful streets create a gorgeous setting for couples to fall in love (again).

The glittering Frenchman Bay is a scenic destination for a peaceful stroll or a sunset cruise, while the Woodlawn Museum, Gardens & Park, a 180-acre historic estate dazzles visitors with its wooded trails, and orchards, and gardens.

Adrenaline seekers looking for thrilling outdoor adventures, however, can head southwest of Bar Harbor to visit the Acadia National Park. Regarded as one of the best national parks in the USA, Acadia displays 20 mountains, nearly 64 miles of coastline, century-old granites, and several wild creatures.

Charleston, South Carolina

Historical downtown area of Charleston, South Carolina, USA, at twilight.

Holding court as the country’s most romantic town, Charleston entices visitors with its leafy boulevards, eye-popping historic houses, idyllic waterfront parks, and irresistible southern charm. 

Its historic downtown is perfect for an idle stroll, while its lip-smacking restaurants like the beachfront Pier 101 Restaurant & Bar, and Charleston Crab House, elate the senses of even the most fastidious travelers.

Opt for a sunset boat cruise to enjoy the most stunning views of the Charleston Harbor, and visit the nearby beaches when the nice weather descends.

Regarded as one of the best long weekend getaways in the US, Charleston is also home to a myriad of lush gardens like the Middleton Place Plantation, Waterfront Park, and Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, which are just perfect for a romantic picnic.

Carmel-by-the-Sea, California

Aerial view of Carmel by the Sea in California, US.

Carmel-by-the-sea is a gem spiked on the Monterey Peninsula. Aside from boasting some of the most gorgeous rugged landscapes of the California coast, this achingly beautiful town is home to boutique shops, quirky art galleries, and cozy hotels.

Couples visiting Carmel shouldn’t miss the opportunity of exploring the scenic 17-Mile Drive, which runs through Pebble Beach and Pacific Grove, and go for a romantic dinner at Il Tegamino (order the slow-cooked braised lamb with risotto alla Milanese ).

St. Simons, Georgia

St. Simons The old Christ Church on Saint Simons Island, Georgia.

The largest barrier island in Georgia’s golden isles, St. Simon’s is every nature lover paradise. There, couples will be surrounded by 10,000 acres of natural, undeveloped maritime forests and marshlands, endless miles of pristine beaches, and live Southern Oaks draped with Spanish moss, making it a place of serene beauty and tranquility.



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