One of the most heartfelt things you can do for your sweetie this Valentine's Day (or any time of year!) is whisk him away for a rendezvous a deux to one of America's most romantic travel destinations. But how do you choose? Never fear. We've compiled a list of the top 20 places to enjoy a little one-on-one time with your sweetheart this February.
South Beach, Miami, Florida
Sexy South Beach is a perfectly swanky destination for those who want to indulge in luxury or dance the night away. Enjoy people watching at one of the outdoor café's situated along Ocean
Kitty Hawk, North Carolina
Stay at one of the charming residential cottages and take a walk through the maritime forest of Kitty Hawk woods or stroll along the shore at Kitty Hawk Beach.
The Dallas Observer insists that its Water Garden at Fountain Place is "like our own Central Park." Many fountains in the garden become mini geysers, spouting water 10 feet into the air and ascending
in different formations. Don't miss the garden at night to amp up the romance.
Cape Cod, Massachusetts
According to honeymoons.about.com, Cape Cod, located 80 miles from Boston, is a favorite romantic weekend destination. Visitors flock here for its beachy and laid-back atmosphere and some of the
country's freshest seafood.
Florida Keys, Florida
Looking for a low-key weekend complete with fishing, sunbathing and even a little bar-hopping? Look no further. Islamorada is just one of the many scenic spots along the Overseas Highway (U. 1).
There are also many sophisticated lodgings along the Florida Keys.
Pennsylvania Dutch Country
Take in the country lanes and Amish farms along the hillsides of Pennsylvania Dutch Country. Though you won't find any fancy hotels here, just simple motels, you can enjoy some of the most delicious
cuisine made from farm-fresh ingredients.
Meeting of the Great Rivers Scenic Route, Illinois
If you're in the mood for a little (or a long) scenic drive, opt for the 57-mile-long Great Rivers Scenic Route, and you'll travel to where the Missouri, Mississippi and Illinois rivers meet in the
heart of the nation. You'll pass historic villages, islands, farmland, forests and apple and peach orchards.
Jekyll Island, Georgia
Considered Georgia's jewel, Jekyll Island is perfect for nature lovers. Check out the Georgia Sea Turtle Center, go birdwatching or do a little fishing or boating.
Just north of Phoenix lie the Red Rocks of Sedona, known as a spiritual mecca. Take a scenic Pink Jeep Tour, have your aura photographed or get a tarot reading. Sedona is also home to some
world-class resorts such as L'Auberge and Amara.
Pikes Peak, Colorado Springs, Colorado
At an altitude of 14,110 feet above sea level, Pikes Peak is dubbed America's Mountain. Traveling up the mountain and back by car is a two-hour scenic drive.