1. Lake Quinault Lodge - Olympic National Park, Washington, 2. The Ahwahnee Hotel - Yosemite National Park, 3. The Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Bungalows - Scottsdale, Arizona, 4. Post Ranch Inn - Big Sur, California, 5. Allison Inn - Newberg, Oregon, 6. Little Palm Island Resort & Spa - Little Torch Key, Florida, 7. Lodge on Little St. Simons Island - St Simons, Georgia, 8. The Resort at Paws Up - Greenough, Montana, 9. Amangiri - Big Water, Utah, 10. Twin Farms - Barnard, Vermont, 11. Brush Creek Ranch - Dolores, Wyoming, 12. Dunton Hot Springs - Dolores, Colorado, 13. Cayo Espanto - Belize, 14. Inn at Death Valley - Death Valley, California, 15. Lake Placid Lodge - Lake Placid, New York. Because we'll be socially isolating ourselves for a while, planning a getaway for this coming Valentine's Day entails a few more considerations aside from the romantic factor. You'll want to enjoy a romantic Valentine's Day getaway, but instead of participating in indoor activities where crowds are likely to form, a location with plenty of outdoor activities for maintaining social distance while enjoying each other's company is preferable. These resorts and lodges are all sure to provide the ideal Valentine's Day getaway for couples.
- Lake Quinault Lodge – Olympic National Park, Washington
- The Ahwahnee Hotel – Yosemite National Park
- The Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Bungalows – Scottsdale, Arizona
- Post Ranch Inn – Big Sur, California
- Allison Inn – Newberg, Oregon
- Little Palm Island Resort & Spa – Little Torch Key, Florida
- Lodge on Little St. Simons Island – St Simons, Georgia
- The Resort at Paws Up – Greenough, Montana
- Amangiri – Big Water, Utah
- Twin Farms – Barnard, Vermont
- Brush Creek Ranch – Dolores, Wyoming
- Dunton Hot Springs – Dolores, Colorado
- Cayo Espanto – Belize
- Inn at Death Valley – Death Valley, California
- Lake Placid Lodge – Lake Placid, New York
Lake Quinault Lodge – Olympic National Park, Washington
Lake Quinault Lodge, one of the most romantic places to stay near Olympic National Park, offers one of the most peaceful winter retreats you’ll find, surrounded by 500-year-old fir and hemlock trees on the edge of Lake Quinault. It’s the only place to stay in the Quinault Rainforest, offering an escape from the modern world that feels like a journey back in time.
When you book one of the luxurious Fireplace Rooms, you’ll get a spectacular view of the lake and forest, as well as a cozy fireplace. Hikes to waterfalls and some of the world’s tallest trees can be enjoyed during the day.
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Lake Quinault Lodge – Photo: booking.com
The Ahwahnee Hotel – Yosemite National Park
Snow blankets El Capitan, Half Dome, and the towering sequoias in Yosemite in the winter. However, it is rarely too cold to spend time outside, and this season is especially ideal with few visitors arriving. Enjoy snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, or ice skating while staying at the historic Ahwahnee, which is located right inside the park near the base of Half Dome and Glacier Point.
A National Historic Landmark, you’ll be transported back in time to an era of elegance – book the Presidential Suite to spend the night where President John F. Kennedy slept in 1962. Among the many luxuries are a parlor with a fireplace and breathtaking views of Glacier Point.
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Ahwahnee Hotel in the winter, Yosemite National Park – Photo: travelyosemite.com
The Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Bungalows – Scottsdale, Arizona
The Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Bungalows is what you’ve been looking for if you want desert warmth in a tranquil oasis with plenty of luxuries. All of its bungalow-style rooms have private terraces and patios, which are ideal for socializing while providing a stunning view of Camelback Mountain.
You will receive a free GoPro rental to document your adventures, which can range from hiking to golf. Use the hotel’s free Tesla house car drop-off service to get to and from art galleries, spa appointments, and fitness classes.
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The Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Bungalows – Photo: booking.com
Post Ranch Inn – Big Sur, California
Post Ranch Inn, located along the cliffs in Big Sur overlooking the Pacific, is the ultimate coastal getaway in California for couples looking for romance. Every room at this adults-only retreat has a two-person indoor spa tub and a private deck with breathtaking ocean and mountain views. There are many luxuries included, though there are no TVs or alarm clocks, making it the ideal place to disconnect from the chaos of modern life and reconnect with loved ones.
Outdoor activities such as scenic hikes, yoga, and meditation can be enjoyed while socially distancing.
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Post Ranch Inn – Photo: preferredhotelgroup.com
Allison Inn – Newberg, Oregon
Wine-loving couples can indulge in their passion and plenty of romance by staying at the Allison Inn, which is located in the heart of Willamette Valley, just 45 minutes from Portland. Temperature checks are required for all guests upon arrival, masks are required, and winery visits are strictly by appointment only to ensure safety. All of its rooms and suites have beautiful views of the Oregon countryside or vineyards, and you can indulge in spa treatments as well as an incredible wine list.
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The Allison Inn & Spa – Photo: theallison.com
Little Palm Island Resort & Spa – Little Torch Key, Florida
If a real-life Gilligan’s Island Valentine’s getaway is what you’re looking for, Little Palm Island Resort & Spa is a great option. You’ll arrive by seaplane or boat and spend your days strolling on the white sandy beach, napping in a hammock, and feasting on delectable seafood. There are no televisions, alarm clocks, or phones, and the only traffic are the iguanas that walk along the crushed-shell path.
One of Florida’s most luxurious resorts, you’ll find chilled Champagne waiting for you upon arrival, as well as 7,000-year-old coral reefs right outside your door for snorkeling among the colorful fish.
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Photo: Little Palm Island Resort & Spa
Lodge on Little St. Simons Island – St Simons, Georgia
Little St. Simons Island is a private barrier island accessible by a 15-minute ferry ride on the Hampton River, and it is home to 10,000 tranquil acres of natural beauty, including maritime forests and the secluded all-inclusive Lodge on Little St. Simons Island.
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The Resort at Paws Up – Greenough, Montana
The Resort at Paws Up, one of the most luxurious resorts in the Rocky Mountains, is spread out over 37,000 acres of Montana wilderness along the Blackfoot River, making it easy to social distance here. It recently opened The Green O, a separate adults-only, year-round camp with only 12 modern, nature-inspired accommodations scattered throughout the forest, to take privacy to a whole new level. It includes access to winter trail adventures and horseback riding, as well as a variety of other exciting outdoor activities.
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Amangiri – Big Water, Utah
Amangiri is one of the world’s most luxurious resorts, located in a remote area of the southern Utah desert that feels like it’s on the other side of the world. Guests can enjoy desert hikes, horseback rides through red rock canyons, pampering spa treatments, and organic gourmet meals, which are frequently attended by celebrities and VIPs. The modern suites offer plenty of privacy and their own plunge pools, as well as terraces with views of the night sky.
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Amangiri – Photo: aman.com
Twin Farms – Barnard, Vermont
Twin Farms, one of the world’s best all-inclusive resorts, has long been a great place for physical separation, with more than 300 acres, but it recently added 100 more to ensure plenty of space to enjoy the pristine land. It offers year-round tranquil beauty with freestanding cottages that each have their own fireplace, as well as a four-suite farmhouse with a soaking tub and hot tub.
Enjoy sumptuous Vermont breakfasts, farm-to-table dinners, spa services, and more, but getting snowed in and enjoying each other’s company may be the best way to spend a stay.
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Brush Creek Ranch – Dolores, Wyoming
This luxury all-inclusive guest ranch offers the romance of the Wild West and a nearly guaranteed snowy winter wonderland for Valentine’s Day, making it ideal for a unique couple’s stay with plenty of room for distancing. A plethora of winter activities are available right outside your door, including skiing and boarding, with only 12 skiers or snowboarders on the mountain at any given time. Snowmobiling and snowshoeing are also available, as well as soothing spa treatments and unforgettable dining.
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Magee Homestead – Saratoga, Wyoming, USA – Photo: brushcreekranch.com
Dunton Hot Springs – Dolores, Colorado
Dunton Hot Springs, located in the Colorado mountains on the site of an abandoned gold-rush site, offers a secluded stay in exquisitely furnished original hand-hewn log cabins, a historic saloon serving top-notch cuisine, and hot springs providing the perfect place to soak with San Juan Mountain views while the snow falls across the 1,500 private acres. In the winter, you can also go snowshoeing or cross-country skiing.
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Cayo Espanto – Belize
You can fly to Belize for total seclusion at Cayo Espanto, a private island resort with luxurious beach villas with private pools. A variety of activities are available, including some of the best diving on the planet. Relax in the spa and dine on world-class cuisine before returning to your own incredible retreat at one of the world’s best hotels with overwater bungalows.
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Cayo Espanto – Photo: aprivateisland.com
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Inn at Death Valley – Death Valley, California
Winter is the best time to visit Death Valley National Park, a surprisingly romantic destination with 3.4 million acres to explore. Look forward to sunny, pleasantly warm days for hiking and then returning to your casita at the Inn at Death Valley, which has an 85-degree spring-fed pool and beautiful gardens all year. At night, the clear, typically cloudless skies and distance from any light pollution make for incredible stargazing, earning this area the designation of the United States’ largest International Dark Sky National Park.
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The Oasis at Death Valley – Photo: oasisatdeathvalley.com
Lake Placid Lodge – Lake Placid, New York
Lake Placid Lodge has 30 cabins located in secluded areas of the North Woods, allowing guests to enjoy the snowy outdoors from a safe distance. Even when it comes to dining, there are numerous options that ensure everyone is separated while still providing plenty of romantic ambiance. Skiing and ice skating during the day and candlelit dinners at night are just a few of the activities available at this lakeside retreat for the ultimate romantic getaway. There are also romance packages available.
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Lake Placid Lodge – Photo: lakeplacidlodge.com