With Valentine’s Day coming on Monday, many travelers are planning romantic getaways to tropical islands and exotic countries.
But why overlook all the opportunities for romance right here in the United States?
For some last minute trip ideas (or an early start to next year’s planning), Lonely Planet put together a list of 12 Romantic Getaways in the US.
The site recommends a romantic road trip down Route 66 for travelers on a budget looking to take in some truly American sights.
For outdoorsy types, a stay on Lake Tahoe or in Grand Teton National Park can provide a breathtaking backdrop to the perfect getaway.
For those who crave fun in the sun, a trip to Kaua’I, Hawaii provides all the comfort of a tropical getaway without the hassle of having to travel internationally. For the full list of recommendations, read the entire article over at Lonely Planet.