Romantic Getaways

If it’s the right time for romantic getaways (let’s be honest, when is it not?), look no further than these 10 excellent destinations for you and your significant other. Whether your idea of a couples getaway is a secluded cabin rental surrounded by stunning nature or slowly strolling the streets of a picturesque American small town with no plans or agenda, we’ve compiled cities for every type of couple needing some ‘we’ time. ❤️

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  1. Explore the hiking trails in Denver, Colorado.
  2. Journey on a romantic escape to Park City, Utah.
  3. Spend some time at world-class distilleries in Portland, Oregon.
  4. Indulge in excellent wine tasting and fine dining in Napa Valley, California.
  5. Try out a golf course and enjoy a romantic dinner in Palm Springs, California.
  6. Splurge on a luxury hotel in the heart of San Francisco, California.
  7. Experience live music in the nightlife of New York City, New York.
  8. Dive into some history in Charleston, South Carolina.
  9. Adventure to a state park in Nashville, Tennessee.
  10. Delight in the sunny American dream in Miami, Florida.

Photo: Kelly in Napa Sonoma for Flytographer. Jennifer and partner capture memories in Napa Sonoma with a babymoon photoshoot at the Meritage Resort.

1. Denver, Colorado

Looking for cozy romantic getaways without straying too far? Denver’s got you covered! Nestled in the heart of Colorado, you can find a perfect mix of excellent adventure and relaxation. 💆 Denver has a bit of everything: a lively arts and live music scene, incredible fine dining and drinks and beautiful views from the hiking trails that make the Mile High City so popular. Denver is the gateway to the Rockies; you’re just a few hours’ drive through winding mountain roads from charming small towns like Vail and Breckenridge. 🏔️

Photo: Katie in Denver for Flytographer. Tom and partner capture memories in Denver with a proposal photoshoot at Estes Park.

2. Park City, Utah

Outdoorsy couples, look no further! Park City is a quaint town that promises to enchant and rejuvenate. Whether it’s taking a picturesque sleigh from your boutique hotel to some dining options in the winter or a summer stroll down Main Street, this city is a beautiful, year-round escape into some of the prettiest nature America has to offer. 🌲☀️

Looking for more spots perfect for romantic getaways? Check out all our favourite places in Park City and Salt Lake City!

Photo: Becky in Park City for Flytographer. John and partner capture memories in Park City with a proposal photoshoot on Main Street.

3. Portland, Oregon

If you are looking for a trendy dog-friendly city, Portland is perfect for romantic weekend getaways! As one of the most bike-able cities in America, you can leave your car behind as you cruise around. 🚲 Explore the many quirky-cool neighbourhoods with romantic restaurants and world-renowned distilleries that make this city unique. Don’t forget to check out the beautiful state parks while you’re there. Our top recommendation for couples with a sweet tooth? Stop by Pip’s Original for the best donuts in town, and prepare to return for more! 🍩

Photo: Whitney in Portland for Flytographer. McKenzie and partner capture memories in Portland with a couples photoshoot at Pelican Bay.

4. Napa Valley, California

Some of the best romantic getaways happen in the stunning Napa Valley. Stroll through fragrant vineyards after you delight in wine tasting at one of the many world-class wineries. 🍷 For food? Napa Valley is home to some of the best fine dining in the country, while a sophisticated backdrop of lush rolling hills framed by stunning mountains sets the scene for a romantic escape. 🏞️

Photo: Kelly in Napa Sonoma for Flytographer. Deniece and partner capture memories in Napa Sonoma with an anniversary photoshoot at the Nicholson Ranch Winery.

5. Palm Springs, California

For the chic couple, check in at a boutique hotel in this stylish town. Try your hand on a pristine golf course, or head to town to indulge in the exciting nightlife. 🎤 If you’re looking for something more low-key, spend your days cuddled up in an Instagrammable romantic hotel in Palm Springs for spa treatments such as a couples massage. 🌴 Don’t miss out on a road trip to explore hiking trails at Joshua Tree National Park or the famous Salvation Mountain. 

Read about more places to explore and the best places to stay in Palm Springs!

Photo: Melissa in Palm Springs for Flytographer. Katie and partner capture memories in Palm Springs with a couples photoshoot at Joshua Tree.

6. San Francisco, California

Explore the winding (and steep!) streets of San Francisco, where every neighbourhood tells a different story. 🌉 However you choose to spend your time, be sure to save a morning for the best dim sum in the largest Chinatown in North America. For the couple who loves road trips, this diverse city is the perfect starting point for a drive down the famously picturesque Highway 1.

Photo: Katherine in San Francisco for Flytographer. Irfan and partner capture memories in San Francisco with an engagement trip photoshoot at Golden Gate Park.

7. New York City, New York

In the city with everything to offer, New York City is the place for spontaneous romantic getaways to enjoy a bit of everything all year round. Stroll the Brooklyn Bridge first thing in the morning (we recommend doing so with a fresh bagel and coffee in hand ☕️) for excellent tourist-free, one-of-a-kind city views. Not sure where to make your home base for this romantic getaway? These are our top 5 favourite neighbourhoods, with tips to boot! 🗽

For more iconic eats, check out the top 10 Instagrammable restaurants in NYC!

Photo: Marilyn in New York City for Flytographer. Jessica and partner capture memories in New York City with a photoshoot at Brooklyn Bridge & DUMBO. 

8. Charleston, South Carolina

Charleston’s endless hospitality and old-school architecture make for picture-perfect romantic getaways. ⛲️ Cobbled streets lined with pastel buildings set the stage for leisurely romantic walks or horse-drawn carriage rides. Spring for a stay in a historic, luxurious hotel like Wentworth Mansion for an extra dash of Southern charm. ☀️

Photo: Kelsey in Charleston for Flytographer. Kelly and partner capture memories in Charleston with an anniversary photoshoot in Historic Hometown.

9. Nashville, Tennessee

Grab your dancin’ boots for romantic getaways in the best city for live music lovers! 🎶 Work up an appetite two-stepping and then enjoy a taste of excellent dining options. Spend your days sampling fare from trendy coffeehouses and innovative breweries and choose from unique bed and breakfasts. 🍳 If you want a break from the hustle and bustle, Nashville is also home to many state parks with views of the surrounding rolling hills.

Check out more of our favourite places to take photos in Nashville

Photo: Karrigan in Nashville for Flytographer. Hope and partner capture memories in Nashville with a couples photoshoot in Printer’s Alley.

10. Miami, Florida

One of our favourite romantic getaways starts on Miami’s vibrant shores. Your trip begins with the allure of Miami’s beaches and colourful neighbourhoods. Nestle yourselves in a boutique hotel tucked away in the heart of the city (make sure you book one with a hot tub). Indulge in leisurely afternoons lounging on sandy beaches or exploring the art scene and nightlife that Miami is renowned for. 🏖️ Thinking of carrying on with a sunny road trip? Drive through the stunning Florida Keys to find your own piece of paradise. Your trip isn’t complete without sampling an authentic Cubano sandwich and admiring the many colourful Art Deco buildings lining the famous Ocean Drive. 🌊

Photo: Cheryl in Miami for Flytographer. LaCole and partner capture memories in Miami with a photoshoot at Indian Beach Park. 

Capturing Memories in Romantic Getaways Close to Home

Ultimately, whether it’s a cozy bed and breakfast in the mountains or a beachside retreat, romantic getaways close to home offer a special kind of magic. They’re a chance to escape the everyday hustle and bustle, reconnect with your loved one, and create memories that will last a lifetime. Explore our photographers in each close-to-home stay. We can’t wait to capture the memories of your next romantic escape! ❤️