California Romantic Getaways
California might be the state where there is no clear winner when it comes to a definitive choice for best romantic California getaway. There's just too much to choose from. In Northern California there are endless opportunities from romance in places like San Francisco and Napa Valley. San Francisco is a beautiful city with world class restaurants and divine hotels. It is a beautiful place to stroll hand-in-hand along the Wharf and Piers, through farmers markets, in the shade of Victorian homes and through gardens and galleries. Napa Valley has extraordinary B&Bs, locally grown fruits and veggies, rolling hills and sprawling vineyards. It is here you can sip the world's finest wines under the shade of a blue oak tree or view the land from the basket of a hot air balloon.
And then there's SoCal. The place for sun and fun. Relax on a warm sandy beach as the waves crash and the beautiful people stroll along all sun-kissed and bikini-clad. Learn to surf, fly a kite, or just hunt together for sea shells. LA is the Cosmopolitan couple's dream. celebrities breeze in and out of designer boutiques and step out of pricey cars. Just the rolling hills of Santa Monica and Laguna are enough to keep you dazed and delighted. And for the kid at heart, there's Disney's Magic Kingdom and Sea World.
California romantic getaways can be found in every
region of this great state. Click on the map at the top of the page
to find either Northern or Southern California romantic travel ideas. California's
urban centers of San Francisco and Los Angeles are major metropolitan
areas that offer visitors an exciting nightlife, regional cuisine,
and all the conveniences and entertainment of a big city. Additionally
the beautiful natural landscape and Pacific coastline of California
offers outdoor enthusiast opportunities for fun and exploration. Learn all you need to know about what California
has to offer. Find romantic accommodations, destinations, special
events, entertainment, adventures and activities available for your
In all regions of California lovers can find romantic
things to see and do at the wide variety of California attractions.
The cities of Los Angeles, Long Beach, Anaheim, Santa Monica, San
Diego, Oceanside, Palm Springs, and Carlsbad are just a short distance
from romantic California national parks and other attractions like
Mount Shasta Volcano, Napa Valley Wine Trail, Golden Gate Bridge,
Lake Tahoe, Sugar Bowl Ski Area, Yosemite National Park, Santa Monica
Boardwalk, Hollywood, Disneyland, SeaWorld, Coronado Island, and
Mission Bay Park. And there are plenty of romantic Hotels
and B&B's nearby as well. So whether you're looking to find
a secluded cabin rental in the great outdoors
or seeking thrills at a California theme park, you can be confident
that California can meet all your romance needs. And remember that
camping out under the stars in California national parks can be
a great affordable
getaway alternative to hotels. Many of California's national
parks and lakes have cozy getaway cottage
or lakeside romantic cabins for rent.
Don't forget that when you're in Northern California, you're in
America's wine country. There are literally thousands of California
wineries to visit and tour to make your vacation even more memorable.
Additionally depending on when you're planning your romantic California
getaway, you can look for special events like Mavericks Big Wave
Surfing Competition Annual Half Moon Bay Surf Event in January,
California Indian Market & Peace Pow Wow in May, Earth Day Food
and Wine Festival in April, Tulipmania at Pier 39 in February, Auburn
Rodeo Annual Event in April, Burning Man in September, Tahoe Women's
Services 20th Annual Chocolate and Wine Festival in November, Last
Tracks Wine Tasting at Diamond Peak in April. Events like these
can offer romance seekers opportunities to really experience the
unique charms of California, even if you only have time for a quick
Whatever your tastes, California's attractions will help make your
romantic getaway extraordinary and memorable!
Emergencies happen, so if you need to find a dentist
while on your romantic getaway, visit California
For additional California romantic travel information
contact the California Division of Tourism at P.O. Box 1499,
Sacramento, CA 95812-1499 Telephone: 916-444-4429.