Weekend getaway for couples: 10 places to escape to in the US

By Marie-Pier Hamon – on in Travel
What could be better than spending a romantic weekend away from home? Here are some ideas for a perfect weekend getaway for couples.

It is not always easy to find what to give your spouse, no matter the occasion. Sometimes we look for the perfect present when we could simply offer a moment of relaxation to our loved one. Indeed, what better way to get away from home then for a weekend getaway for couples? If you want to please your loved one or spend some special time with them, here are some suggestions of great places to go to in the United States. We are sure that these romantic destinations will give you the opportunity to get together and take the stress away from everyday life.


Orange Beach, Alabama

You probably know Alabama for its sad reputation in relation to racial segregation. But this state has a lot to offer, especially if you decide to explore Orange Beach, a popular seaside destination in Baldwin County. You can take a ride on the famous Wharf Ferris wheel, which is 112 m high. If you like the beach, you should know that there are several hotels near the sea. You can also go on fishing trips or dolphin watching. This weekend for lovers is likely to be very memorable!


Sadie Cove Wilderness Lodge in Homer, Alaska

If you want a romantic weekend as far from home as it is from “civilization”, you can always choose Sadie Cove Wilderness Lodge in Homer, Alaska. Located in Kachemak Bay National Park, this ecolodge allows you to enjoy Alaska’s wilderness at its best. So you can hike, fish for salmon or clams, observe seals or relax in a hammock. This is an unusual but incredible way to experience a weekend getaway for couples looking for something different. 


Post Ranch Inn in Big Sur, California

California is a destination of choice for couples looking for warmth and beautiful scenery. Post Ranch Inn is located in this state, above the cliffs of Big Sur. Staying in this hotel means offering you a panoramic view of the ocean, relaxing at the spa after a hiking session and taking the time to enjoy a delicious meal, one on one, at the restaurant of this popular establishment.


Gant Aspen, Colorado

If you like the comfort of hotels, but prefer the privacy of condos, Gant Aspen could perfectly suit you during your romantic getaway. Located on the outskirts of Aspen Mountain in Colorado, these condos allow you to relax in an enchanting landscape and enjoy many outdoor activities such as skiing, snowboarding and hiking.

Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts

This island in Massachusetts is definitely worth a visit with its beaches and picturesque houses. Although it is overrun by tourists during the summer season, the streets of this charming destination are much quieter in the fall. There are several things to do on Martha’s Vineyard Island. You can shop in the small shops of Edgartown, a coastal village, or rent a cottage in Oak Bluffs and enjoy the beach.

Bellmoor Inn & Spa in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

Another place to spend a romantic weekend is in Rehoboth Beach, at the Bellmoor Inn & Spa. This historic hotel, which is located next to the beach, offers you a moment of relaxation. The luxurious establishment has no less than 56 spacious rooms and 22 suites, each more beautiful than the next. You can also go to the hotel’s spa to receive a massage or simply enjoy its facilities with your loved one.

Château Élan Winery & Resort in Atlanta, Georgia

It’s not only in Europe where you can find castles! Indeed, they can also be found in the United States. Why not discover Château Élan with your loved one? This sublime place has not only a vineyard but also several luxurious suites, a spa, a golf club and a gourmet restaurant. Chances are you’ll want to spend more than a weekend there!

Grand Wailea, Hawaï

It must be said that Hawaii is a dream destination in itself. For a romantic and exotic experience, why not opt for the Grand Wailea? This hotel allows you to relax on the beach and, if you wish, to take kayak or snorkelling excursions.

West Baden Springs Hotel, Indiana

This 104-year-old hotel is very impressive! Located in Orange County, Indiana, West Baden Spring is known for its 200-foot dome over its atrium. The neighbouring establishment being a casino, do not hesitate to go there and try some games of chance. You can also go for a swim in the hotel’s pool, go to the spa, play golf or do some horseback riding. There is no shortage of activities in this renowned establishment!


Whether you want a change of scenery, solitude with your loved one or to celebrate all weekend long, there are several options available to you. Feel free to leave and give your couple a weekend getaway for couples they will never forget!

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