February is the perfect month to plan a romantic weekend getaway for two. It doesn’t matter if you are looking to get warm and wild in a tropical oasis, or yearning for a little snow and snuggling by a fireplace, we have a destination for you.
To set the mood, book your stay at a bed and breakfast rather than a mainstream hotel. They are more intimate and cozy than the hustle and bustle of a 10-floor building.
If you are tired of all the cold winter weather, you and your special someone might do well to migrate to a warmer climate for a few days. The Corpus Christi Bay area in Texas is a wonderful coastal region that serves as a gateway to the Padre Island National Seashore, the longest undeveloped stretch of barrier island in the world. It’s a great place to sit back, relax and enjoy the warm breeze and untouched beaches.
Galveston is another gorgeous place in Texas that harbors more than beautiful beaches. There are plenty of attractions, sights to see, great restaurants and tons of outdoor activities. Whether you are a surfer of classic art and historical sights, or a rider of the waves themselves, Galveston will have something for you to do if you want to be a little more active during your romantic weekend.
If you’re looking to go a little further down south, Florida plays home to great little tucked-away places by Fort Myers — Sanibel and Captiva Islands. This area’s beach destination was ranked as one of the country’s most romantic by Dr. Stephen Leatherman, recognized as the foremost authority on beaches in the U.S. Even Florida’s most romantic park, Lovers Key, rests here along the Gulf of Mexico for those looking for a quiet, spectacular sunset.
If you happen to live in one of the locations where the climate is warm most of the year ’round, and you are aching for a little change of season, you may find the Colorado Rockies to be more to your liking. Whether you are just looking for a high-altitude series of breath-taking views, or a high-adrenaline snow sporting adventure, you can find that and much more through the towering peaks of Colorado. It is simply amazing.
If heights aren’t your thing you can always settle up north on the coast of Portland, Maine for a cozy weekend of whale watching, great seafood, old-time shopping on cobblestone streets in the Old Port district, gazing from the lighthouse top or simply walking the Eastern Prom Trail to soak in stunning bay views.
All of these spots are great for blossoming your weekend into an unforgettable, romantic getaway for two. Just remember, the most important aspect of your trip is the two of you!
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