We Asked You: What Are The Most Romantic Cities In America?

By Natalia Kvitek,

While every city has its own brand of love, we asked you, the people, to vote on the most romantic cities in America — and here are the top 3 winners. If you’re looking to woo on this year’s Valentines day, we’ve matched the most romantic cities in America with romantic hotels that will spell it out for you. Happy Valentine’s Day!

The Historical romance

Number one our list of most romantic cities in America is Savannah, Georgia. Established in 1733, Savannah is the perfect place for an old-fashioned romantic escapade, complete with roses, horse-drawn carriages and chocolates!

Romantic Cities USA Savannah Georgia

Nothing as romantic as swaying trees and pristine town squares. Photo by tani.P CC BY

Mansion on Forsyth Park

700 DRAYTON STREET

Romantic Hotels Mansion on Forsyth Savannah Georgia

The historically romantic Mansion on Forsyth. Photo courtesy of the Mansion on Forsyth Park Facebook

Prepare to stun your lover with the Mansion on Forsyth Park. Enter into the Victorian Romanesque mansion and you’re confronted with onyx, marble, crystal chandeliers and Versace furniture. Built in 1888, the mansion drips with opulence and romance of a by-gone era of Savannah. Many of the rooms feature sexy glass in room showers and bathtubs along with lush fabrics and dreamy pillow top beds. Staying at the Mansion is sure to be both a romantic and memorable experience!

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The Gastonian

220 EAST GASTON STREET

Romantic Inn Savannah Georgia

A beautiful breakfast at the Gastonian. Photo courtesy of the Gastonian Facebook page

The Gastonian will go above and beyond to accommodate any romantic adventure. The intimate 17-room inn, built in 1868, treats guests to afternoon hors d’oeuvres and wine as well as evening dessert and cordials! Each room is furnished with period antiques, working fireplaces and plush bedding. The hearty and delicious southern breakfast changes daily with the option of silver tray service in-room to extend the romantic canoodling a bit longer.

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The Kehoe House

123 HABERSHAM STREET

Romantic Hotels Savannah Georgia

A romantic bath at the Kehoe House. Photo courtesy of Kehoe House Facebook page

Located in the historic district of Savannah, The Kehoe house was built in 1892 and has been extensively restored while retaining the vaulted ceilings and historic feel of this former family home. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this intimate inn features elegantly appointed antiques and an ‘adults only’ policy keeps the experience of staying here quietly romantic. Wine, hors d’eovres, made-to-cook breakfast and homemade biscotti are just a couple more reasons to stay here for a romantic escape.

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The Modern love

While San Francisco might have tied with New Orleans for second place for the most romantic cities in America, we think that these modern San Francisco hotels are just the place to profess love this Valentine’s Day.

Most Romantic Cities USA San Francisco

Romance blooms in San Francisco. Photo by Adinda Uneputty CC BY

Zetta San Francisco

55 FIFTH STREET

Romantic Hotel Zetta San Francisco

The modern splendor of the Zetta. Photo by Дмитрий Кругляк CC BY

With a decorating style that could only be described as “cool”, The Zetta San Francisco is totally SF — cutting edge, state-of-the-art and tech savvy while retaining a warm and cozy atmosphere for all the uber-chic couples out there. Located at the convergence of the SoMa district, Mid-Market and Union Square, you have easy access to strolling the best of San Francisco hand in hand.

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Hotel Vitale

8 MISSION STREET

Romantic Hotel Vitale San Francisco

The romantic in-room bathtub. Photo courtesy of Hotel Vitale

The waterfront Hotel Vitale is an urban escape in the heart of the city with postcard-worthy views of the Bay bridge, the Bay lights and a short jaunt away from many iconic restaurants, shopping and cultural attractions. Be sure to reserve a table for that romantic dinner at the Americano restaurant. The soulful Italian eatery is seasonally and locally flavored with beautiful views of the city.

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St. Regis San Francisco

125 3RD STREET 

Modern Romantic Hotel St. Regis San Francisco

Classy comforts at the St. Regis. Photo courtesy of the St. Regis

The St. Regis is located at a cultural crossroad in San Francisco, neighboring the Museum of the African Diaspora, actually inside the hotel and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. This artful patron enjoys a historic legacy while still being characterized by modern sophistication. Fabulous concierge service is the icing on the cake of St. Regis if you are looking for romantic recommendations!

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The Passionate love

Looking to re-ignite a flickering flame? Don’t bother putting another log into the winter fire- bring your love to Honolulu! This exotic destination offers sunshine, culture, nature and plenty of long romantic walks on the beach so its no wonder it’s considered one of the most romantic cities in America.

Most Romantic Cities USA Honolulu

Romantic lighting in Hawaii. Photo by melfoody CC BY

The Modern Honolulu

1775 ALA MOANA BOULEVARD 

Romantic hotels Modern Honolulu

Serene views from the bed. Photo courtesy of the Modern Honolulu Facebook page

With both a sunrise pool and a sunset, adult-only pool illuminated by candlelight, THE MODERN HONOLULU is also at the steps of one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, the best of Honolulu’s restaurants, shopping and incredible hiking. The rooms are elegantly appointed in cool colors with private terraces, many boasting unparalleled views of the Pacific. What more could you want from a trip to one of the most romantic cities in America?

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Halekulani

2199 KALIA ROAD

Most romantic hotels in Honolulu Halekulani

Romantic evenings at the Halekulani. Photo courtesy of Halekulani

Relax and refresh next to your love while staring out of Halekulani‘s ocean view windows. This beach hotel is one of the island’s top honeymoon hotels so whether its your first, second or fifth, relax beach side, poolside or bedside in their understated whitewashed rooms with unobstructed views of Diamond Head. Book couples spa time or join a morning stretch class and find your inner OM together.

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 Moana Surfrider

2365 KALAKAUA AVENUE

Romantic Hotel Moana Surfrider Honolulu

Wake up oceanside. Photo courtesy of Moana Surfrider Facebook Page.

The Moana Surfrider has a fabulous beachfront location only amplified by their beachfront bar. Visit the Moana Lani Spa with your lover and be prepared to soar into heaven in their private oceanfront couples’ suites, complete with whirlpool tubs and stunning views of Waikiki beach. Egyptian cotton sheets, soft as cloud mattresses and the sound of waves crashing on the beach means that falling asleep is a dream!

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