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10 Romantic Getaways for Valentine’s Day

 

Romantic Valentine's Day Getaways © LoveToEatAndTravel.com

Romantic Valentine’s Day Getaways © LoveToEatAndTravel.com

This year, Valentine’s Day falls on a Saturday – the timing couldn’t be better to romance your honey all weekend long.  But where do you go and what do you do? No worries… we’ve put together a list of our Top 10 Romantic Getaways for Valentine’s Day. Each destination includes a brief description of fun things to do and a link to sightseeing tours and activities. Have fun celebrating with your sweetie and make it a Valentine’s Day to remember.

1.  San Francisco, CA

It’s no secret that San Francisco is one of the most beautiful and romantic cities in the world. It’s also a top foodie destination. We may be a teeny bit biased because we live here, but it is really is a very special place. Whisk your honey away on a scenic twilight bay cruise with the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz and the city skyline as your backdrop. Explore North Beach and its outdoor cafes, a perfect spot for a cappuccino and espresso. Enjoy a romantic Italian dinner, then take your honey to see Beach Blanket Babylon, a hilarious, one-of-a-kind, only-in-San Francisco show featuring song, dance and comedy – it’s so good, we’ve seen it four times! Visit Fisherman’s Wharf and feast on San Francisco’s famous sourdough bread and fresh Dungeness Crab. For a romantic setting overlooking the ocean, head over to the Cliff House for cocktails and dinner as the sun sets over the Pacific. If you have time, take a fun day trip along California’s spectacular coastline and visit Monterey and Carmel – both offer a truly romantic setting for Valentine’s Day.
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Spring/Summer Vacation Tip: Netherlands/Amsterdam Getaway – You’re Not in Kansas Anymore!

Looking for something besides amusement parks and water slides this year for your family vacation? Why not check out the Netherlands – it’s a FUN and educational vacation destination. Similar to Venice (a quarter of Holland is below sea level), its scenic waterways, famous windmills, history, art and culture, draws visitors from around the world.

The Springtime is the perfect time of year to visit Keukenhof Tulip Gardens, one of Holland’s top attractions. Open from March to May, the magnificent gardens offer a colorful display of more than seven million tulips, daffodils, hyacinths, springtime bulbs and gorgeous trees. If you love flowers, this Fun Day Trip from Amsterdam is a “must-see” attraction.

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