6 Must-Haves on Your Romantic Getaway

6 Must-Haves on Your Romantic Getaway

Vacations can be hard to plan, romantic vacations even more so. A lot of the time it seems that nothing goes right and it would be impossible to just relax and have fun. Well, the most important part of enjoying your vacation, while you are on it, is to hammer out all the little details before you even get there. Here we are going to talk about 6 important things that can make your romantic getaway just a little more romantic.

  • Wine – There is nothing more relaxing than sipping a glass of wine while spending time with your significant other. You can sit in front of a fireplace, or watch the sunset, but guaranteed adding a glass of wine into the mix will make it all the more romantic.
  • Atmosphere – Atmosphere is crucial on a romantic getaway. You want to make sure that you and your significant other will both be comfortable wherever you are staying. If you are not, it can ruin the whole mood.
  • Food – Yes, food is important. So many people forget about the romance of a candlelit dinner. The food is important because it can change the mood of any situation.
  • Sunset – Watching a sunset with your significant other is a great way to relax. Being somewhere quiet is even better because you can just enjoy each other’s company.
  • Luxury – This is relative. Whatever is a luxury to you and your significant other is what you will want. If lush pillows and a huge soft bed is your luxury, then go for that. If you want rustic, log cabin type luxury then go for that.
  • Room service – As much as you may want to adventure and explore with your significant other, you should also plan at least one day where you just relax in the room. In order to do that, you will need some really good room service.

As hard as it may seem to make the time for a romantic getaway, it is definitely something you and your significant other should plan to do. Even if you only do it once. If you take these 6 things into account you will easily be able to plan a simple and romantic getaway. If you are looking for a more rustic yet luxurious atmosphere then check out Farmer’s Guest House, the best bed and breakfast in Galena, Illinois.

Winter Family Activities on Kiawah Island, South Carolina

Winter Family Activities on Kiawah Island, South Carolina

The beach might not be the first location you think of when you consider a winter getaway, but Kiawah Island is a residential community and resort location that offers just the right amount of charm and beauty long after the weather turns cold. Located in South Carolina, Kiawah Island might as well be a world away from the commercial tourism that thrives just minutes away in Charleston. It is precisely this quaint nature of the island that makes it an ideal destination for families who’d like to get away in the off-season.

Once you’ve determined your travel dates and where you’ll be staying, the real fun can begin in choosing the activities you’d like your family to experience during your stay. There’s a lot to choose from if you get a little creative, but these picks are among the most favorited wintertime things to do on Kiawah Island. Continue reading “Winter Family Activities on Kiawah Island, South Carolina” »

Best Restaurants on St. John, US Virgin Islands

Best Restaurants on St. John, US Virgin Islands

There is so much to see and explore in St. John,  U.S. Virgin Islands. Beyond the white sandy beaches and mountains, lies a thriving food scene that caters to a diverse palate and budget. So whether you are staying at an all-inclusive resort such as Caneel Bay, or staying in a villa from a vacation rental company such as CimmaronStJohn, the island of St. John has multiple options  is close to all the best resorts and rentals. Below are several options for those who are looking for a culinary adventure in this Caribbean destination.

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8 Reasons You Will Want to Stay at a Bed and Breakfast

8 Reasons You Will Want to Stay at a Bed and Breakfast

Bed and Breakfasts (B&Bs) are different from hotels. Bed and breakfasts consist of not only your sleeping accommodations for the night, but also a breakfast the next morning. Also, B&Bs will generally be an actual home, owned by someone. This allows for a more home-like atmosphere. If you don’t like the feeling of staying in a hotel, then you might want to consider staying at bed and breakfasts from now on. Here are just the top 8 reasons we consider B&Bs the best lodging. Continue reading “8 Reasons You Will Want to Stay at a Bed and Breakfast” »

Fall in Emerald Isle, North Carolina

Fall in Emerald Isle, North Carolina

Emerald Isle is located off the coast of North Carolina. It experiences high average temperatures until mid to late November and the waters stay warm until that time as well. So what do you do when things start to cool off on Emerald Isle? Emerald Isle is not just a summer home, there is plenty to do all year round on this pretty little island. Here are just a few highlights of what is it like on Emerald Isle in the fall time. Continue reading “Fall in Emerald Isle, North Carolina” »

What to do on Your Romantic Poconos, PA Getaway

What to do on Your Romantic Poconos, PA Getaway

The Pocono Mountains, or Poconos, are located in Pennsylvania. The region encompasses forested peaks, lakes, and valleys. This is the perfect place for relaxing vacations, sightseeing, bird-watching and taking in the fresh air. Most importantly this location is perfect for romantic getaways. Many hotels in this area offer different romantic getaway packages. So which are the best ones? Well, we are going to talk about the must-dos and must-sees for your Poconos romantic getaway. From there you can find out which package fits whatever you want from your vacation. Continue reading “What to do on Your Romantic Poconos, PA Getaway” »

Best Wineries to Visit in North Georgia

Best Wineries to Visit in North Georgia

The West Coast may be known for their vineyards, but the East Coast has beautiful vineyards of their own. The temperature in Georgia is beautiful this time of year, although it is starting to cool down quickly. The fall is actually the best time to visit Georgia, specifically Northern Georgia. Northern Georgia does not experience as much humidity as Southern Georgia. In the fall the overall humidity lessens, but the temperatures still stay in the mid to high 70s. In November, however, the temperatures drop to the mid to low 60s and only continue to drop from there. If you are looking to visit Northern Georgia, now is the time, and here are the wineries you should put on your to-do list: Continue reading “Best Wineries to Visit in North Georgia” »

Visiting Cape May, New Jersey in the Fall

Visiting Cape May, New Jersey in the Fall

Cape May is a town in New Jersey located at the meeting point of the Delaware Bay and Atlantic Ocean. Billed as the “Nation’s Oldest Seashore Resort,” the entire town is considered a National Historic Landmark because of its many Victorian buildings. Over 400 bird species have been observed in Cape May, so the town is also popular with bird watchers. If you are thinking about making a trip out to Cape May this fall consider staying at one of the many vacation rentals provided by Jersey Cape Realty that is close to all of these wonderful Cape May fall attractions below. Continue reading “Visiting Cape May, New Jersey in the Fall” »

Best Places to Eat in Kiawah Island, SC

Best Places to Eat in Kiawah Island, SC


Looking for a nice relaxing vacation spot? Well Kiawah Island, South Carolina is a beautiful place to see, visit and live. While you are there, we highly recommend you stop by these amazing restaurants and try the different cuisines they offer.
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10 Things to Do in Stephens City, VA this Fall

10 Things to Do in Stephens City, VA this Fall

As if the charming town of Stephens City, Virginia isn’t already entertaining enough, take a gander at some of the fun happening during the beautiful Fall season! Continue reading “10 Things to Do in Stephens City, VA this Fall” »