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Romantic getaways

Some romantic getaways offer:

Long-stemmed roses
Cameras to capture memories
Bottles of champagne
Gourmet chocolates
Valet parking

Looking for an escape with your special someone? Do you want to put the romance back into your relationship? Fall in love again on a romantic getaway.

Honeymoon vacations for dummies
Reid Bramblett ... [et al.].
New York, NY : Hungry Minds, c2001.
Honeymoon Vacations for Dummies has everything you need to plan the perfect honeymoon from special honeymoon hotel deals to the most romantic restaurants..Our expert author has chosen a range of destinations and adventures to suit every taste and budget: relax on the pink sand beaches of Bermuda, dive the seas in Cozumel or linger over dessert at a Paris cafe. Filled with planning tips and worksheets, and brimming with candid, evocative restaurants and accommodation reviews, Honeymoon Vacations for Dummies will make planning your honeymoon a snap!
     
Picture-perfect worry-free weddings : 72 destinations and venues
by Diane Warner.
Cincinnati, Ohio : Betterway Books, 1998.
Includes index.
     
The cheapskate's guide to weddings and honeymoons
David W. Shaw.
Secaucus, N.J. : Carol Pub. Group, c1996.
"A Citadel Press book."
     

Some couples like to visit exotic places in foreign lands while others take a day's drive for a quick romantic getaway weekend. Whichever you prefer, just getting out of the hustle and bustle of your daily life will make any getaway a romantic one.  Consider one of these for the two of you:

  • A chalet in the cool, crisp air of the mountains can take you to the rooftops of the world.
  • The hospitality and charm of a rustic cabin suited for romantic weekends that may be far away, but close enough, to home.
  • Enjoy cozy settings on many tropical islands. Palm trees, sandy beaches, and lots of sun can help you relax and forget your worries.
  • Take a cruise for a romantic getaway. Cruise ships sail around the world and can also offer land-tour add-ons that allow you to explore.
  • Check into a  dude ranch, where you can swing back your heels and relax riding the trails.
  • Be pampered all weekend at a remote countryside resort with a luxurious spa.
  • Just spend time with your partner, without any of the technology gadgets that connects with the outside world.

How you want to make your romantic getaway is a very personal decision. Of course, make sure you take the right partner with you for romancing!

Article by: St. Louis Public Library staff