Luxury Weekend Getaways for Couples: Get the Romance Back
The music, the architecture... everything about New Orleans makes it a perfect location for spending some time with a loved one. To add a little luxury into the mix, try a stay at the Ritz-Carlton. Located just steps from the French Quarter, this idyllic hotel offers a "Bed and Breakfast" package with deluxe accommodations and breakfast for two so you can sleep in and start your day energized. Make sure to visit the plethora of art galleries and antique stores in the neighborhood.
Paradise Point is a secluded 4-acre resort near San Diego's Mission Bay, but if the peace and quiet isn't enough to stir up that lovin' feeling, how about a little ambiance? With their "Romance in Paradise" package, couples score accommodations in a bungalow-style guestroom; dinner at Baleen, the resort's restaurant; and turndown service complete with chocolates and a single red rose. Some other cozy amenities at this getaway for couples include a late night bonfire with s'mores and "dive-in" movie night, which features flicks from the comfort of the resort pool.
New York City
It can be hard to get a good night's sleep in the "City That Never Sleeps," but you're bound to get some delicious shut-eye with your loved one at the Roosevelt Hotel. Situated a few blocks from Grand Central Station, this suite hotel has huge bathrooms, large living room areas, and super-plush beds that just beg to be luxuriated in. After a few hours of doing nothing, head to the Grand Central Market for artisan meats, cheeses and desserts that you can bring right back to your room, prepare and munch while you enjoy the city views.
Austin is known for its music scene and all that yummy BBQ, but there's plenty in this Texas city for couples to do. The Four Seasons, situated on Lady Bird Lake, has spectacular views of both the city and the park, and one fantastic restaurant in TRIO. Best of all, the hotel is within walking distance of some of the best bars, music venues and shopping Austin has to offer.
You don't need to gamble to enjoy a romantic getaway in the "Las Vegas of the East Coast." Harrah's Resort has plenty of top-notch dining, spacious rooms and one very sexy pool that will put the flame back in your couplehood. The "Pool After Dark" package makes the pool area even better: Two tickets to a late-night party with popular DJs, food and drinks, as well as a stay in a water view room. When you're ready to walk the famous Atlantic City Boardwalk, Harrah's has its own shuttle to partnering resorts closer to the taffy.