TripTogether’s Top Romantic Destinations for February
Let’s celebrate the month of Love! Surprise your Valentine with the most romantic vacation!
TripTogether.com has created a list of the 10 best February getaways listed below.
Visit one of the world’s coolest cities in the winter-season. The weather is cool and wet, but there is no better place for a Valentine month than Paris. For a good reason, it has been a home and shall continue to be to the world’s most famed artists such as: Renoir, Rodin, Picasso, Monet, Manet, Dalí and Van Gogh. Enjoy world’s most delicious chocolate, take a bike tour throughout the city and visit most recognized museums. Taste exquisite cuisine, upscale boutiques and priceless artistic gems. In addition, during the month of February you can find great deals on airfare and hotels, and the lack of crowds will make this trip a more exclusive and intimate Valentine’s Day getaway.
2. Quebec City
For those who live in United States and don’t have funds to afford Paris, Quebec is great option as well! You can still feel the touch of French history and sophistication in Quebec City. This diamond of French Canada is one of North America’s most ancient and most remarkable sites. It’s striking 17th- and 18th-century Old Town is under UNESCO World Heritage. Discover a great influence of an Old City and its French bistros, sidewalk cafes and colorful squares.
The City is known as well for its world-famous Winter Carnival in February. Revel in and explore the French side of Canada with your Valentine!
3. New York, New York
Love is all you need! NYC is always the perfect spot for this time of the year from horse-drawn carriage rides through Central Park and “strawberry fields” landscaped section dedicated to the memory of John Lennon to kisses on the ice rink at Bryant Park. This Valentine’s Day, add some edge to your romance with a downtown Manhattan adventure. Next head downtown in order to take a romantic tour through Chelsie Market for some fresh Lobsters, chocolate-covered strawberries, champagne and enjoy some of the contemporary art displays. As a perfect ending of your tour, check out the Standard Hotel Rooftop, with one of the most wonderful panoramas of NYC.
4. Costa Rica
For those who are seeking some sun and vegetation in a month typically ruled by white snow or rain, Costa Rica has travelers covered. February means the start of the dry season, providing visitors with an opportunity to zip-line through trees, and take in the sights and sounds of birds and frogs. All paths seem to lead to waterfalls, mysterious caves or isolated beaches. Its poetic natural beauty and the warmth of its natives, truly represent healthy lifestyle.
Enjoy your Valentine month, by the sea, “soaking vitamin D” and drinking mojitos!
Morocco, a North African country bordering the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, is famed by its Berber, Arabian and European cultural influences. It represents the mixture of exotic beauty, cultural difference, golden and brick-red colored medina fallowed with certain enigma. It feels like, each brick has the story to tell. The wild beauty of its landscape, the vividness of its bazaars and kasbahs and the warmth of its people seem to dominate this territory. The scent of fresh mint or the taste of dried and fresh fruit wherever you go definitely could make your Valentine vacation unforgettable. Feel the heat of the African sun, discover marketplaces, enjoy the most sensual music and dances you will ever get an opportunity to experience and embrace the mystery.
6. Trunk Bay , ST John
Almost 50 years since Laurence S. Rockefeller contributed Trunk Bay to the Virgin island National Park Service, the beach and coral ridges remain among St. John’s most spectacular and well-preserved sites. Avoid the harsh winter on a tropical getaway to the Caribbean where the temperatures are pleasant and the sun is in its peak. Champaign powder beach has something for everyone. It is very attractive, with plenty of vegetation on either side or breathtaking views out to various islands. Surprise your “Valentine” with the “hottest” vacation ever!
7. Miami, Florida
Avoid the spring break crowds by visiting Miami in February. The temperatures are enjoyable and there is plenty to do. It’s an exciting city whose Cuban impact could be seen in the cafes and cigar shops that stretch throughout “Calle Ocho” in Little Havana. Explore splendid South Beach, well-known for its lively art deco buildings, golden sand, high-end hotels and trendsetting nightclubs. Shop at the Bay Harbor Mall or enjoy the coffee at some of the cafes spared out along the Lincoln Road. At evening head downtown Miami and avoid all of those touristy traps by enjoying your evening at some of the local reggae places.
If you strive for sunny days and winter warmth with your family, Arizona has what you are looking for. This domestic destination offers the entertainment of big cities like Phoenix or an opportunity to experience various farms. Enjoy the sun and Lake Havasu before the Spring Break crowd conquers the territory. The area is known for upscale resorts, golf courses and pulsating nightclubs, but the city’s biggest charm is the sunshine and winter balminess.
9. Moscow, Russia
Pancake party (blini), sledding and horse sleigh riding, fistfights and ice-skating – there’s lots of joy and entertainment at Maslenitsa (Butter Holiday). This festival in late February is best experienced in Moscow. Natives dance and celebrate Sun as well as imminent end of the winter. Explore the city’s hipster side in contemporary art and design centers – Red October, Vinzavod, or Flakon. Moscow is also well known as well for their great night life and delicious cuisine. Enjoy the history, poetry, ballet, opera, blini filled with caviar and you might even want to spice it up with some great tasting vodka.
Thailand is a country surrounded with exotic islands such as Ko Phi Phi, Ko Chang, Ko Samui and world-famous resorts such as Pattaya and Phuket, all summoning up a heavenly scenery of golden sands, azure- green seas and tropical beaches. Experience Thai smile, friendly natives, best massages and even better nature.