If you are looking for a southern city to take a romantic getaway, there are so many great options to consider. Imagine you and your partner on a beach, at a spa, or spending some quality time at a charming bed and breakfast or out for a luxurious dinner at a fine-dining restaurant.
However you imagine your romantic trip, here are many southern cities that can make your fantasies come true. As you begin your planning, think about what is important to you and your partner and what your preferences are when it comes to taking trips and how you would want to spend a romantic getaway. With that in mind, here are the most romantic destinations in the south:
Savannah, Georgia is considered to be one of the most romantic cities in the south, and it is not hard to see why, given the gorgeous streets to stroll and the waterfront. Some possibilities to include in your romantic getaway to Savannah might include a walk through the botanical gardens or the Historic District.
You can also visit the Oatland Island Wildlife Center or go a little further to visit Tybee Island. After all that walking and exploring, you and your significant other can have a romantic dinner in one of Savannah’s many restaurants, including many farm to table restaurants, and finish the night with drinks at a rooftop bar with amazing views. This will definitely be a romantic vacation to remember.
Charleston, South Carolina
Charleston is a city known for its southern charm, the perfect romantic destination. Head to Cypress Gardens for a romantic stroll through foliage meant to attract both birds and butterflies. If you are an adventurous couple, you can even kayak in the creek here or explore the swamp.
Once you are hungry, you can take a cooking class together to make your own food, eat at one of the many amazing restaurants in the city, or even take a BBQ tour if you enjoy exploring the local food scene. For a very romantic ending to your trip, take a sunset cruise on Charleston Harbor. You may just find this destination so romantic that you and your partner begin looking at Charleston houses for sale as you fantasize about a future move.
New Orleans, Louisiana
While New Orleans is mostly associated with the fun and boisterous excitement that is Mardi Gras, there are also plenty of romantic things to do in the city that would make it a perfect destination for a couple’s getaway. For some extreme romance, book a horse drawn carriage tour of the city. Then, head to the Ritz Carlton for a spa day. You can choose a full day of pampering for couples, or a mini spa package if you have other things planned.
If you want a little more excitement, head to the French Quarter for beignets and coffee, then choose from one of the many top restaurants in the city for your dinner. End the night with a drink at a bar or club, enjoying some superb jazz music.
Whether you want to stroll through gardens, go kayaking, set sail on a sunset cruise, have a spa day, or listen to jazz music, there is a romantic southern destination for you.