Most Romantic Cities In The USA

The most romantic cities in the United States are ready for you, whether you’re looking for a wild time or spa-induced tranquility.

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Nothing lights a relationship’s fire like a romantic vacation. The chance to leave the comforts of daily life and exchange experiences in a novel environment can be the best kind of shock.

However, every couple has a different definition of romance. It may entail lengthy discussions over pricey multi-course dinners or opulent spa treatments for some people. Others may be more interested in going on an outdoor adventure or hiding out in a warm cabin.

The ten American cities with the most romance are listed below, from the famous streets of San Francisco to the sultry energy of New Orleans to the cozy mountains of Aspen. Take a stroll along cobblestone streets that have a long history, gaze at breathtaking natural scenery, or indulge in a variety of outstanding dining options. 

If you want to strengthen your bond with your significant other, whether you’re celebrating a special occasion, preparing to propose, have just started dating, or want to give your relationship a fresh spark, book one of these romantic getaways.

Most romantic cities in the US

New York, NY

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1. New York, New York

The William Vale in Brooklyn and The Pierre overlooking Central Park are just two of the many romantic hotel options in the city that never sleeps, both of which make for lovely retreats after a day of exploring the Greatest City in the World. Watch a Broadway performance, savor a leisurely meal at Le Bernardin, or spend the afternoon at The Guggenheim. There are plenty of romantic options, whether it’s bagels in the park or a stroll across the Brooklyn Bridge. You’ll actually love this email

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Scottsdale, AZ

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2. Scottsdale, Arizona

This Arizona city is the go-to destination when life and all of its stressors start to feel overwhelming. It is widely regarded as the “OG” of spa vacations. But it’s not all body scrubs and deep tissue massages (in fact, at CIVANA, you don’t want to miss the hydrotherapy thermal circuit); at Boulders Resort & Spa, take turns scaling enormous rocks while encouraging your partner to keep climbing. Then, after working up an appetite and earning every delicious bite, tuck into an atmospheric dinner under the stars.

Aspen, CO

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3. Aspen, Colorado

Without a doubt, no skiing, mountain biking, or other winter sports are necessary to fully enjoy this upscale mountain resort town of Aspen. It is home to luxurious hotels like The St. Regis and romantic eateries like French Alpine Bistro that serve fondue. The city is bustling and far enough from the chaos to feel like a true haven from the chaos.

Marfa, TX

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4. Marfa, Texas

Marfa is much more than just a haven for art lovers, despite the fact that its thriving art scene helped it gain notoriety and establish itself as a destination in its own right. The state’s highest golf course, a boutique winery that offers private tastings for two, and the Lost Horse Saloon, a genuine Western bar with live music, can all be found in this West Texas city. By staying at El Cosmico, where yurts, trailers, and tepees promote off-grid intimacy, you can get back to the fundamentals with your partner.

San Francisco, CA

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5. San Francisco, CA

Sunset on the Golden Gate Bridge. Victorians of yore. Project Castro Art. A plethora of romantic restaurants to suit every budget and a diverse dance club scene, all of which coexist in an unmistakably welcoming environment, solidly establishing San Francisco as one of the nation’s national treasures. The charm of the Northern California city is enhanced by the agreeable weather, beach access, and opportunity to spend a half or full-day in wine country.

Miami, FL

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6. Miami, Florida

Yes, we are now stuck on that Will Smith song. Couples who prefer unique experiences should consider moving to this Florida city. Before retreating to the tranquil confines of the pricey Setai, where gracious staff ensures that you and your family bask in the lap of luxury, spend some time people-watching as you stroll along South Beach or meander the grounds of Vizcaya Museum and Gardens.

New Orleans, LA

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7. New Orleans, Louisiana

Who says a city known for its wild open streets and parties can’t also be romantic? Absolutely not us. Sure, New Orleans is the place to get drunk and silly with your partner, but it’s also a culturally diverse city with a seductive allure that extends beyond its beignets. Couples visiting NOLA have plenty of opportunities to spice things up thanks to the city’s Creole-style architecture, some of the best restaurants in the nation, a developing cocktail scene, live music every night of the week, and numerous festivals.

Greenville, SC

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8. Greenville, South Carolina

It’s high time this little South Carolina treasure took center stage, even though some other Southern cities have monopolized the love in recent years. This cosmopolitan city’s romance is evident in its immaculate downtown, which is eminently walkable and teeming with eateries (Camp is the ideal date night spot), art galleries, cute gift shops, and welcoming cafes. It has everything you need for a romantic, low-key getaway.

Las Vegas, NV

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9. Las Vegas, Nevada

Apart from kitschy wedding chapels (or not? ), Sin City offers much more than a quick elopement. Las Vegas is always ultra-glamorous thanks to an unrivaled high-end hotel scene, dining establishments provided by such brash restaurateurs as Michael Mina and Giada De Laurentiis, and exciting musical residences from Katy Perry and Adele. If the casinos don’t light your fire (or your bank account), venture off-strip to enjoy the nearby hiking in the magnificent Red Rock Canyon, the ideal location for a selfie.

Portland, OR

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10. Portland, Oregon

The largest city in Oregon state has a reputation for being hip for a long time, and that reputation isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. There are many walkable or bikeable neighborhoods in Portland, as well as restaurants serving a staggering variety of cuisines, hotels that are expanding, and some of the best dispensaries in the state. Everyone can see Portland’s appeal for exploration, and its obsession with donuts is truly inspirational.