For your next couples vacation, you just might consider hitting the open road and embarking on a romantic RV getaway.
February is a great time of year for exploring the warmer climates and the country’s unique and romantic road stops.
Best RV for a romantic RV getaway
One RV brand that is ideal for your romantic RV destination is American Coach – an ultra-luxury brand of recreational vehicles that’s celebrating its 30th anniversary.
American Coach motorhomes are known for their exquisite design, lavish touches, and innovative engineering that make a road trip a relaxing and indulgent experience.
New models feature such amenities as high-end kitchens with stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops with waterfall edges and hand-crafted kitchen cabinets.
You’ll find comfort in spacious and luxurious master bedrooms and baths with articulating mattresses, spa showers and his and her sinks; and superior technology features such as 50” exterior TVs.
American Coach models have earned numerous industry awards, including “Top RV Debut” and “Must See RV.”
Romantic RV Getaway Destinations
Here are 10 romantic RV getaway destinations in the USA that have scenic drives, sensual allure, and idyllic scenery.
Please be sure to research ahead to confirm hours of operation for parks, restaurants and other attractions and activities.
1. St. Augustine, FL
Known as the “Nation’s Oldest City,” St. Augustine, Florida has more than four centuries of history that owes much to the Spanish and English, to Greeks and Native Americans as well as African Americans.
St. Augustine has became a vacation destination after several luxury resorts were built at the direction of Henry Flagler, a founder of Standard Oil, who wanted to create a new American Riviera.
The city’s Historic District is steeped with Gilded Age romance featuring cobblestone streets, centuries-old Spanish-influenced buildings, hidden courtyards, ornate fountains, and grand monuments.
Explore the grounds of Flagler College, a masterpiece of Spanish Renaissance architecture.
Sttop for a couples’ picture in front of the fountain at the main entrance.
Next to the college, visit the Lightner Museum, an architectural masterpiece built in 1888 as the Alcazar Hotel.
Romantic elements of the museum include exquisite Victorian art glass, stained glass works of Louis Comfort Tiffany, and Oriental art.
Enjoy a couples’ carriage ride through Aviles Street, also known as the oldest street in America.
RVers can spend the night at Compass RV Resort that offers full hookup, patio, and buddy sites.
There’s also a spacious dog park, swimming pool, fitness center, and nature trail.
2. Amelia Island, FL
A 90-minute drive south of St. Augustine is laid-back Amelia Island with its 13 miles of rolling dunes and pristine seashore.
Its picturesque beaches are a perfect backdrop for togetherness.
Start the day with a sunrise horseback ride on the white sand beach that ribbons the Atlantic Ocean (assistance is provided to make the ride accessible to all ages).
Afterwards, walk arm-in-arm and discover seashell treasures like great heart cockles, sand dollars, and olives.
For couples’ pampering, visit the Omni Amelia Island Resort. Book a wellness treatment like a Swedish massage or cleansing facial.
Make a reservation for a romantic dinner at Salt at The Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island – the only five-diamond restaurant in Florida.
Consider booking the Chef’s Table in the kitchen for a truly gastronomic experience.
At the end of the day, embark on a sunset cruise to catch the magical oranges, pinks, and reds as the sun dips behind the horizon.
RVers continuing their drive south will find numerous RV resort options.
3. Savannah, GA
With its 22 historic squares, Italianate mansions, cobblestone alleyways, and stately oak trees dripping with Spanish moss, Savannah Georgia is an ideal romantic RV getaway stop.
Spend a leisurely afternoon in Forsyth Park where you can enjoy a picnic.
Be sure to take a picture in front of the park’s grand, ninth-century cast-iron fountain, which was modeled after the fountains at the Place de la Concorde in Paris.
Take a carriage ride or join a historic walking tour to soak up the charm of this beautiful Southern gem.
Just 20 minutes from Savannah is quaint Tybee Island with five miles of beautiful beaches.
Climb Tybee Island’s Lighthouse – Florida’s tallest and oldest lighthouse (built in 1736) for seemingly never-ending views of the Atlantic Ocean.
Other romantic and outdoor things to do in Savannah include taking a guided kayak tour of the salt marshes; watching for dolphins at the beach; and bird watching as seabirds and shorebirds migrate from the Arctic.
RVers can spend the night at CreekFire RV Resort that’s just 20 minutes west of Savannah.
4. Gadsden, AL
Gadsden, AL is the perfect place for romantic exploration featuring mountain scenery and rushing waters.
Visit Noccalula Falls Park and take in the beautiful scenery of water cascading 90 feet into Black Creek ravine.
To experience the falls from a different perspective, follow the Gorge Trail underneath the waterfall for a kiss and incredible pics.
Just a few steps from the falls are a quaint wedding chapel and access to The Black Creek Trail – a peaceful, scenic walk where couples can enjoy the beauty of nature.
Next, take a breathtaking drive along the North Alabama Wine Trail to discover a handful six local wineries nestled in the Appalachian Mountains and its lush valleys.
Other stops along the way include Cathedral Caverns State Park, also known as “Bat Cave,” with its immense stalagmites, “frozen” waterfall, and stalagmite forest.
The cave is a cool 60 degrees year-round, making it an ideal place to snuggle close to each other.
For more couples’ activities, visit Lake Guntersville State Park located along the banks of the Tennessee River.
Among the park’s many outdoor recreational offerings are an 18-hole championship golf course, the Screaming Eagle Zipline, an outdoor nature center, excellent fishing in Alabama’s largest lake, 36 miles of hiking and biking trails, weekly guided hikes, and a day-use area.
After a round of golf or fishing, RVers can spend the night at Lake Guntersville State Park.
5. Cumberland Gap, TN & Middlesboro, KY
For those who get a romantic spark from nature, add Cumberland Gap, TN to the itinerary of a romantic vacation.
The town is nestled at the foot of the towering Cumberland Mountains and is a majestic passageway through the mountains between Kentucky, Tennessee, and Virginia.
Visit Cumberland Gap National Historical Park and sneak a kiss at Pinnacle Overlook (elevation 2,440 feet), which delivers panoramic views of the three surrounding states.
To reach the overlook, start at the park’s Visitor Center and take the four-mile-winding Skyland Road up the mountain (the road is closed to vehicles longer than 20’ but a shuttle ride can be arranged).
Decades ago, Cumberland Gap was known as “The Wedding Place” of the Tri-State area.
Passenger trains arrived daily with thousands of couples who wanted to tie the knot in the historic hamlet.
Today, the town still has a quaint Wedding Chapel plus a small downtown with a collection of cute shops and restaurants, including the family-owned Pineapple Tea Room.
It’s a perfect spot for couples to get warm and cozy while enjoying a specialty coffee or tea and hand-made pastries.
RVers can choose to stay overnight in one of the many state parks that dot the area.
6. San Antonio, TX
San Antonio, TX appeals to travelers of all tastes with its rich culture of historic legacies, culinary delights, thriving arts scene, and thrilling theme parks.
It’s a fast-paced city but you can slow down and follow your romantic senses through the San Antonio Botanical Garden where acres of beautiful, lush vegetation replicate three distinct landscapes of Texas.
Get in touch with nature at the San Antonio Botanical Garden by following winding paths through stunning flower beds and be amazed by the intriguing “Origami in the Garden” exhibit.
Made from single pieces of folded paper and displayed within beautiful garden settings are sculpture-size galloping ponies, emerging butterflies, soaring birds, and gliding airplanes.
You can also enjoy a walk through the Japanese Tea Garden featuring serene water elements, granite lanterns, and stone walkways.
The Japanese Tea Garden is open daily and admission is FREE. You do not need a reservation either.
Here you’ll find miles of meandering cobble- and flagstone paths along the banks of the San Antonio River connecting hotels, restaurants, shops, historic landmarks and more.
Take an early morning stroll along the walk to enjoy its towering trees and inviting green spaces.
The bridge is a natural stopping point and delivers a picturesque view of the River Walk.
RVers can spend the night at Blazing Star RV Resort that combines modern luxury with picturesque countryside.
Amenities include an exercise facility, lagoon pool, bocce ball courts, and horseshoes.
7. Albuquerque, NM
Take your relationship to new heights in Albuquerque, NM – one of the oldest cities in America.
As the “Hot Air Ballooning Capital of the World,” Albuquerque offers superb year-round ballooning conditions. Soar above the Land of Enchantment on a private balloon flight.
At sunrise or sunset, you can enjoy the breath-taking scenery of the Rio Grande Valley as it’s bathed in vibrant shades of orange, pink and purple from above.
Scale a mountain together aboard the Sandia Peak Aerial Tramway. Take in the 11,000 square-mile, panoramic mountain-top view and connect on an unforgettable hike.
Six hiking trails that range from easy to extremely difficult are accessible from the peak in the Cibola National Forest and deliver desert, mountain, and meadow vistas.
Before leaving Sandia Peak, linger over a drink or meal at the Ten 3 restaurant, which specializes in local cuisine.
Within Albuquerque, stroll through Old Town’s narrow streets, weave through century-old adobe buildings and houses and peruse artisan shops and galleries.
Finish the day with a visit to Apothecary Lounge’s rooftop bar with views of the Sandia Mountains and downtown skyline.
RVers can spend the night at American RV Resort – the top rated RV resort in Albuquerque.
8. Sedona, AZ
If red and pink are the colors of love, Sedona, AZ is the epicenter. This is an ideal place for a RV getaway road stop.
The vortex energy is said to be feminine and delivers feelings of softness, receptiveness, and compassion.
For couples who connect with golf, along the Red Rock Scenic Byway are three golf courses that are open to the public.
Don’t miss the Sedona-Oak Creek Airport, one of the most scenic airports in the country.
The airport is located on top of a high mesa overlooking the city. Sit outside at Mesa Grill and watch as helicopters and Cessna and Beechcraft planes take off for new adventures.
Travel 25 minutes to Clarkdale and book first-class passage on the Verde Canyon Railroad.
Enjoy an intimate table for two in front of a picture window that delivers sweeping views of the amazing red rock formations and native flora and fauna.
RVers can spend the night at Verde Ranch RV Resort, ranked as a top RV park and just 30 minutes from Sedona.
9. Ouray, CO
Often called the Switzerland of America, Ouray, CO is an old mining town with abundant southwest charm and winter alpine beauty.
Its setting in a box canyon surrounded by the San Juan Mountains makes it a true jewel.
Make a visit Box Canyon Waterfall and Park to see Box Cañon Falls – a 285 foot waterfall that plummets into a narrow quartzite canyon. The narrow rock walls tower over the falls by nearly 100 feet.
For couples who enjoy the vitality crisp winter air brings, local outfitters provide snowshoes, cross-country ski equipment and snowmobile rides that lead to pristine, snow-covered meadows and forests.
In many ways, the town of Ouray is a magical step back in time to a quieter way of living. Most of the businesses on Main Street are family-owned by local townspeople.
There’s also a preponderance of painters, stained glass craftsmen, woodworkers, silversmiths, and photographers who create magnificent and unique works of art, inspired by the majestic mountains and unparalleled scenery of the area.
RVers can spend the night at Ouray Riverside Resort and enjoy 10 acres along the Uncompaghre River, surrounded by mountains and waterfalls.
10. Hot Springs, AR
Nestled in the Ouachita Mountains, Hot Springs, AR is a Southern gem and is the perfect romantic RV getaway destination.
For couples, it offers a mixture of relaxation and exploration set against a backdrop of history.
Hot Springs National Park was established in 1921 to preserve the 47 hot springs that flow out of Hot Springs Mountain is celebrating its centennial this year.
While Hot Springs National Park is the second smallest urban park in the country, it still offers 26 miles of trails.
Trails begin in downtown Hot Springs and vary in length. Those who are adventurous can make their way to the top of Hot Springs Mountain or West Mountain either by foot or by a scenic drive.
The park includes historic Bathhouse Row with eight grand bathhouses that were constructed between 1892 and 1923 and built over the naturally occurring hot springs.
Buckstaff offers the Traditional Bathing Package, which recreates the bathhouse experience from the early 1900s.
Another don’t-miss item is the Grand Promenade. Located directly behind Bathhouse Row, the half-mile red-brick walking path and is perfect for a romantic stroll.
The walk delivers views of historic Downtown Hot Springs. Along the way, there’s an open hot spring and plenty of benches, ideal for enjoying quiet time together.
Approximately one hour from Hot Springs is a one-of-a-kind romantic adventure at Crater of Diamonds State Park in Murfreesboro.
Together, couples can search a 37-acre field for diamonds, amethysts, garnets, and other gemstones. Anything that’s found is yours to keep!
RVers can spend the night at Catherine’s Landing, which is just five minutes from Hot Springs.