50 Top Romantic Weekend Getaways Part 3


Nemacolin Woodlands Resort: Farmington, Pennsylvania

You’ll find a variety of ways to reconnect with your sweetie at the nearly 2,000-acre Nemacolin Woodlands Resort in Pennsylvania’s Allegheny Mountains. Couples can choose from five different types of accommodations, including a building inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright, as well as a chateau and a lodge. The resort also offers many on-site activities, including golf, tennis, zip lining and spa services.

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Chicago: Chicago

Head to the Windy City for a metropolitan getaway where you’ll never run out of things to do. The Kimpton Hotel Monaco Chicago sits in a convenient location near the Chicago River, meaning you’ll be close to can’t-miss locales like The Magnificent Mile and Millennium Park. This boutique hotel’s large bay windows – some outfitted with cushioned seats overlooking the city and river – will make your room the perfect place to snuggle. When hunger strikes, head to Fisk & Co., a Belgian-inspired bistro.

Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando Resort: Orlando, Florida

If you don’t want to fly all the way to Italy, you can get the feel closer to home at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando Resort. The resort offers details like cypress trees, cobblestone streets and waterways to create an Italian atmosphere. Embrace your inner kid at Orlando’s theme parks by day, and enjoy gelato and a meal at one of six eateries – including Bice Ristorante, an Italian venue – by night.

The Greenbrier: White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia

Get away to the mountains of West Virginia at this National Historic Landmark. Welcoming many famous guests – including 27 presidents – since 1778, The Greenbrier offers 11,000 acres of lodging, dining and entertainment facilities. At its spa, take your pick of relaxing options like a hot stone massage, a soak in the healing waters of the resort’s White Sulphur Springs or an exotic flower essence aromatherapy treatment.

Zemi Beach House, LXR Hotels & Resorts: Shoal Bay East, Anguilla

Picture yourself in a beachfront suite with a private plunge pool, plenty of rum and tons of water sports at Anguilla’s Zemi Beach House. You can even opt for a private candlelight dinner on the beach. One of this property’s most unique features is its Zemi Thai House Spa, which is set inside a restored 300-year-old Thai house that was transported to its current location.

Big Cedar Lodge: Ridgedale, Missouri

Big Cedar Lodge, about 10 miles southwest of Branson, is a rustic wilderness retreat in the heart of the Ozark Mountains. Stay in one of several cottages, grand lodges or log cabins and enjoy the solitude of the great outdoors as you explore nearby Dogwood Canyon Nature Park and Table Rock Lake.

Hotel Indigo Lower East Side New York: New York City

Enjoy a hip weekend in the Big Apple’s trendy Lower East Side at Hotel Indigo Lower East Side New York. This modern property offers stunning city panoramas and features funky street art that pays tribute to the surrounding neighborhood. After settling into your digs, make time for a visit to the art-focused New Museum and the Mercury Lounge indie rock club, both of which are situated within walking distance.

Viceroy Santa Monica: Santa Monica, California

The trendy Viceroy Santa Monica combines quintessential California views (think: palm trees and the Pacific Ocean) with contemporary decor. Its poolside and lounge cabanas are ideal for couples who desire some privacy. When duos are ready to explore the area, they can grab two of the hotel’s complimentary bikes to pedal along the seashore to Muscle Beach and Venice Beach.

InterContinental Presidente Cozumel Resort & Spa: Cozumel, Mexico

Love snorkeling? Then make haste to the InterContinental Presidente Cozumel Resort & Spa. Overlooking one of the world’s largest coral reef systems, this InterContinental outpost on Cozumel features an on-site dive center to assist with reef and diving excursions. Plus, you can refuel at one of the resort’s four restaurants, including the intimate Alfredo Di Roma Trattoria, which serves authentic Italian fare by the Caribbean Sea.

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