Inspirational travel and backpacking ideas , including tips and advice on round-the-world holidays.

10 Romantic Winter Destinations


3. Estes Park, Colorado

Estes Park sits at the eastern edge of Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado, a charming town filled with romantic hotels and elegant mountain-style cabins with upscale amenities like claw-footed tubs or in-room Jacuzzis, a cozy fireplace and even private hot tubs on a deck overlooking a tranquil river or the park. Here you’ll find practically endless stretches of pristine nature and incredible opportunities for wildlife viewing – elk even roam the streets of the town while bighorn sheep can be spotted on hillsides. Outdoor enthusiasts can go snowshoeing, sleigh riding or ice skating.

4. Amalfi Coast, Italy

It’s hard to imagine a more beautiful destination than Italy’s Amalfi Coast. Winding roads and steep cliffs flank the stunning shoreline in Italy’s Campania region, providing the perfect backdrop for romance despite the chillier winter temps. Positano, known for its brightly colored architecture, is considered the region’s must-visit spot. Though if you’re looking cheaper accommodations, book a stay in the more budget-friendly towns of Amalfi or Praiano.


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