Romance. That feeling of intrigue, mystery, excitement and warmth is in the air this time of year. But whether it’s Valentine’s Day or not, you can plan an amorous adventure to any of these three destinations.
Whether you walk hand in hand at night admiring the lighted monuments on the National Mall or opt for a romantic dinner on the Georgetown waterfront, Washington, D.C., is a charming city to visit when you’re in love. While vacationing in the capital, couples can catch a show at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, rent a double kayak and paddle around Roosevelt Island, shop and eat at Eastern Market, tour the National Arboretum or visit the National Gallery of Art.
Where to Stay: The District by Hilton Club
New York City
The Big Apple is full of alluring activities and sweet spots for anyone seeking a special getaway. Couples can steal a kiss on the 86th Floor Observatory of the Empire State Building or cuddle-up during a horse-drawn carriage ride through Central Park. Spend an afternoon at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and then head to the roof to grab a drink and take in the city views together from the Roof Garden Café and Martini Bar. Depending on when you travel, you and your sweetheart may want to warm up with one of Max Brenner’s hot chocolates, served in a hug mug, or cool down with a frozen hot chocolate from the famous Serendipity.
Where to Stay: West 57th Street by Hilton Club
Who says you have to go it alone, when you have another half in Las Vegas? The Strip is just the tip of temptation. Reserve a couples room at the eforea: spa Hilton at Hilton Grand Vacations Club on the Boulevard, and choose from a variety of treatments. Then throw your dice at The Flamingo, or any of the legendary tables found along the Strip. But there’s more in the cards for your romantic getaway: head to the observation deck located inside the Stratosphere, Nevada’s tallest building, to share an incredible view together. And, when you’re through with all the thrill-seeking on the Strip, head east to Fremont Street, an oasis of hip restaurants and bars for a charming evening.
Where to Stay: Hilton Grand Vacations Club at The Flamingo