America’s Best Romantic Vacations

    Published: 06-16-2009
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    US News Travel ranks their top three destinations for romantic vacations in the US.

    Julie Epstein: Romance means different things for different people. But nearly any vacation can become romantic and a heartbeat. For you love birds out there, here are our top ranked destinations guaranteed to set your heart at flutter. San Francisco easily makes our list, especially for urban couples looking to explore a sun-drenched metropolis. Unique neighborhoods, eclectic shops and interesting museums makes the city by the bay a cultural experience like no other and the Japanese Tea Garden famous for its secluded grottoes and winding paths is wonderfully enchanting. Plus the beautiful wineries of Napa Valley are just a short drive-away. Key West is a perfect beach vacation for couples who enjoy relaxing together. Museums and historic homes are available to tour while Duval Street offers a lively shopping experience. A Key West vacation is for soaking in the year-round sun, exploring the pristine waters, and enjoying the island's unique dining experiences. Topping our list are the always popular Hawaiian islands of Kauai & Maui. These are getaways filled with distinct couple's offerings. Find secluded beaches, private villas and hiking adventures and stunning scenery, plus the combination of spa resorts, exotic jungles, and swoon worthy shores present an atmosphere ideal for soaking some passion. To see more of America's best Romantic getaways, check out the complete listing at travel.