11 Romantic Hotels in The US For a Quick & Easy Getaway


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For some couples, travel is, most certainly, a love language. Slipping away for a weekend (or longer) is a great way to spend quality time with one another. Romantic dinners for two, couples massages, crackling fireplaces in your suite, strolls along a heart-shaped pond—sounds nice, right?

Of course, romance is in the air throughout the month of February. But these quick trips to couples resorts, spa-centric destinations and romantic hotels are available to book year-round.

Ahead, 11 romantic hotels throughout the United States for a quick and easy getaway with your partner.

Couples Resorts

Alila Ventana Big Sur in Big Sur, California

Alila Ventana Big Sur in Big Sur, California

Alila Ventana Big Sur

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Perched high above the Pacific Ocean on a craggy stretch of California’s Central Coast, R&R comes easy at the adult’s-only Alila Ventana Big Sur. The 160-acre resort is set amid redwoods and meadows, and there’s add-on experiences perfect for couples, including floating meditations in aerial silks, customized couple’s massages, private astrology readings and yoga among the region’s towering trees.

The Guesthouses at Southernmost Beach Resort in Key West, Florida

Pineapple Pool Bar at the Southernmost Beach Resort.

Southernmost Beach Resort

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An escape to Key West feels like a Caribbean vacation—no passport required, though. The best perch for lovebirds is the Southernmost Beach Resort in Key West, which recently debuted the renovated, adult’s-only Guesthouses. The collection of restored Victorian homes have a B&B feel with easy beach access plus access to resort amenities, as well as some exclusive perks, like daily breakfast on an outdoor patio with ocean views. While on the island, go for a sunset sail.

Grand Geneva Resort & Spa in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin

Heart-shaped pond at Grand Geneva Resort & Spa.

Grand Geneva Resort & Spa

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The romantic gestures at Grand Geneva Resort & Spa are definitely grand. Spread out over 1,300 acres in Wisconsin, the resort has its very own heart-shaped pond. During the month of February, couples can ascend above it in a helicopter with a “Sky’s The Limit” package that also includes a fireworks show. But even if you stay grounded, there’s plenty of ways to spend a romantic weekend here, including the “Tables for Two” couples massages and a decadent all-you-can-eat Sunday brunch with chef-carved prime rib, an avocado toast station and more.

Romantic Hotels

La Fonda on the Plaza in Santa Fe, New Mexico

La Fonda on the Plaza

La Fonda on the Plaza

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From sipping chocolates at Kakawa Chocolate House to private tubs to rent at 10,000 Waves, a Japanese-inspired spa that’s set in the foothills, Santa Fe is a cozy winter destination for couples. Book a stay at La Fonda on the Plaza, a beautiful historic hotel with hand painted headboards and artistic shower tiles. Splurge on the Deluxe King Bed room which comes with a fireplace and balcony. Make a reservation at the hotel’s restaurant La Plazuela, a romantic spot serving rellenos and other delicious Southwestern dishes in a beautiful atrium with a chandelier, fountain, foliage and hand-painted windows.

The Greenbrier in West Sulphur Springs, West Virginia

The Greenbrier

The Greenbrier

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Love romantic lore? The Greenbrier has a famous antique “Love Clock” in its North Parlor that was acquired in London in the late 1940s. It has a small compartment that became a place for lovers to exchange messages back and forth, something that was revealed in a 2012 episode of “The Bachelorette.” Soon after, the repository was stuffed with love notes. Located in the Allegheny Mountains, the resort is a popular destination for proposals and weddings and couples can enjoy on-property dates like Murder Mystery dinners, wine tastings and cabaret performances.

Deer Path Inn in Lake Forest, Illinois

The English Room where afternoon tea is hosted at The Deer Path Inn.

The Deer Path Inn

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Less than 45 minutes outside of Chicago, The Deer Path Inn is a cozy 57-room retreat with English countryside vibes. Enjoy petit fours and loose-leaf teas during the afternoon tea service in The English Room, a beautiful light-filled atrium. Both the Cornwall Suites and the Buckingham Suite have unique infinity tubs that fill from the ceiling.

ARIA Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada

Spa suite at ARIA Resort and Casino

ARIA Resort & Casino

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You know Vegas as a fun wedding destination. But it’s also a great host for romantic getaways. At Aria, in-room “Crave Tablets” let guests dial up the romance by adding sweet touches like floral arrangements, candles or rose petal hearts displayed on the bed. At the spa, couples can book treatments together in their own private suites that come with hot tubs and catering.

The Davenport Hotel in Spokane, Washington

Hall of the Doges at The Davenport Hotel

The Davenport Hotel Collection

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A multi-million renovation at the historic Davenport Hotel 20 years ago unveiled a secret proposal that had been carved in the wood grain on the hotel’s mezzanine level. If you look close enough you can see the “Will You Marry Me?” message scrawled in the wood, and the spot has become a popular spot for modern-day proposals. The proposal is right outside of the hotel’s opulent Hall of the Doges, a Gothic-Venetian venue should you be in the market for a stunning venue. For a sweet treat, snag some of The Davenport’s soft, melt-in-your-mouth peanut brittle.

Spa Resorts

Castle Hot Springs in Morristown, Arizona

Castle Hot Springs

Castle Hot Springs

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Couples can slip away to the Southwest, soaking in geothermal hot springs and lounging in creekside hammocks. Once the sun sets, stargazing is in full effect as the night sky over the Sonoran desert becomes a canvas for constellations. Castle Hot Springs, an all-inclusive resort, is nestled next to the Bradshaw Mountains about 50 miles outside of Phoenix. Room rates include breakfast, lunch, and multi-course dinners with an emphasis on farm-to-table dishes.

La Cantera Resort & Spa in San Antonio, Texas

Sky Loft Suite at Loma de Vida Spa at La Cantera Resort

Loma de Vida Spa at La Cantera Resort

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Set in Texas Hill Country, La Cantera Resort & Spa has spa treatments that are worth traveling for, including treatments in private spaces overlooking the rolling hills, like the Skylofts, which have a “Cowboy Tub” for two as well as the Garden Cabanas. For a fun day trip, spend an afternoon tasting wine or hiking Enchantment Rock in nearby Fredericksburg, a darling town with German heritage.

The Lodge at Woodloch in Hawley, Pennsylvania

Snow room at The Lodge at Woodloch.

The Lodge at Woodloch

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A destination spa resort in the Poconos, The Lodge at Woodloch has unique spa and wellness amenities including a “Snow Room,” heated hydromassage WaterWalls, and a meditative Lotus Labyrinth. Those on a romantic vacation can choose treatments, like the Couple’s Soul Connection Reiki. The resort grounds also have plenty of ways to have fun together, from archery to kayaking or ice skating.

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