Valentine’s Day Getaways

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Valentine’s day happens to always have a habit of sneaking up on us. Before you know it, it’s February 13th and you suddenly remember you have forgotten to make plans. Last year around this time I came across an article which was dedicated to listing “affordable and very road trip-able North American cities” for Valentine’s day. Below you can find a summary of the destinations featured in that article.

Getaway Locations:

New Paltz, New York
Preferred destination: The Love Shack
Price: Minimum $75 a night (Airbnb)
Amenities and activities: Mohonk Mountain House- ice skating, hiking, skiing, snowshoeing, wood-burning fireplace.
Local Restaurants: Main Course and Tavola Trattoria

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Preferred destination: Center City
Price: Minimum $89 a night (Airbnb)
Amenities and activities:Philadelphia Museum of Art, Mütter Museum
Local Restaurants: Monk’s Cafe, Reading Terminal Market, and Alma de Cuba

Portland, Maine
Preferred destination: Pomegranate Inn
Price: Minimum $150 a night
Local Restaurants: Shipyard Brewery, Allagash Brewery, J’s Oysters, and Boda’s

New Orleans, Louisiana
Preferred destination: Gentry House Bed & Breakfast
Price: Minimum $135 a night
Amenities and activities: Preservation Hall, The Spotted Cat, New Orleans Pharmacy Museum
Local Restaurants: Acme Oyster House, Lost Love Lounge, and Cafe du Monde

Columbus, Ohio
Preferred destination: German Village Guest House
Price: Minimum $175 a night
Amenities and activities: cooking classes at North Market, Newport Music Hall
Local Restaurants: Melt, Bodega, and Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams

Montreal, Canada
Preferred destination: Park Mont Royal at Casa Bianca Bed & Breakfast
Price: Minimum $149 a night
Amenities and activities: cooking classes at North Market, Newport Music Hall
Local Restaurants: Big in Japan and  Montréal sugar shack

 

For more information and to read the full article,  visit 7 Valentine’s Day Weekend Getaways That Are Affordable — Because We Love Each Other, But We’ve Got Rent to Pay

Thank you for reading!
Bryan Cappelli