Romantic places for couples in California
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Romantic places for couples in California

California; the weather, the coastal areas and the natural views like mountains, greenery will make your mood romantic. You can’t resist yourself to make your partner feel special.

So, if you are planning to come to the US for Vacations, Honeymoon or want to spend a Romantic Weekend then you must Visit California once. Here you’ll find a very diversify natural view combined with major cities and mountain villages.

And all these things will give you a romantic vibe. Watching the sunset with your partner from the coastal area will make your moments very special.

So here we are with the 5 best places at California where you can make your time memorable. It is one of the best places to visit in the USA.

Big Sur

Romantic places for couples in California

Big Sur is a mountainous section of the coastal part of California. It is one of the most beautiful coastlines anywhere in the world. It features high-quality luxury resorts, rustic cabins, and the riverside campsites.

The main attraction of Big Sur is its natural scenery, atmosphere, surrounded with lush redwood forests. The Big Sur coastline is situated at 1200 feet above from the Pacific Ocean.

So, staying near the coast will give you a heavenly experience; clear blue water, sounds of waves and the amazing natural beauty will make your vacation so romantic.

Dancing on your favorite song with your partner during the sunset at the balcony of the coast side resort will make your day.

Those moments in Big Sur with your partner will always make a special place in your hearts. It is one of the romantic places for couples in California.

How to get to Big Sur

  • From the South:: If you are coming from Los Angeles, Santa Barbara or anywhere else south of San Luis Obispo, exit US Hwy 101 at San Luis Obispo, then follow CA Hwy 1 north through Morro Bay. You can also exit US Hwy 101 onto CA Hwy 46 west north of Atascadero and join CA Hwy 1 just south of Cambria.
  • From the North: If you are getting to Big Sur from San Francisco, San Jose or anywhere else north of Monterey, take US Hwy 101 south to CA Hwy 156 west at Prunedale, then take CA Hwy 1 south. You can also get to Hwy 1 from 101 via CA Hwy 68 west through Salinas. If you are in Santa Cruz, Carmel or Monterey, just follow CA Hwy 1 south.

Average Cost for Couples: – Almost $3000 for one week.

Napa Valley

Romantic places for couples in California

Napa Valley is situated in the northern part of San Francisco. This valley is generally famous for its wine farms. More than 500 wineries are present here and many of them feature wine tasting and wine yard tour.

So, wine tasting with your partner overlooking a gorgeous lake in Napa Valley will give you a very special romantic vibe.

Book a car and make your journey towards the Napa Valley, a perfect Road trip in California. You must do the Wine Tour with your partner and spend some incredible time.

And also take a short tour of the local towns like St. Helena that also make you this journey memorable.

How to get to Napa Valley

  • West Side of the Bay: Go north across the Golden Gate Bridge on US Hwy 101 to CA Hwy 37, then connect to CA Hwy 121 and CA Hwy 29. This route takes you through the southern end of Sonoma County and the lush, rolling hills of the Carneros wine region. However, it also passes Sonoma Raceway. It’s to avoid it on race days when the crowds can cause traffic jams around the Hwy 37/121 intersection.
  • East Side of the Bay: Take the Bay Bridge to I-80 North, exiting at American Canyon Rd. West, which connects to CA Hwy 29 north.

Average Cost for Couples: – Almost $2500 for one week.

Santa Barbara

Romantic places for couples in California


Santa Barbara, also known as “The American Riviera” because of its Mediterranean seaside scenery and resort-like ambiance.

Situated at almost 95 miles north of California, Santa Barbara is the perfect location for spending a good romantic time with your partner. You can also do camping over here.

This is one of the best Beaches in California to camp. The beaches are so beautiful. State Street offers a great outdoor shopping scene.

Walking with your partner along the street that ends at the beach, in the evening will make some special moments for both you. And finally, the glorious sunset and the lulling refrain of the Pacific Ocean’s crashing waves will give you the romantics.

How to get to Santa Barbara

  • Distances to Santa Barbara from other California destinations include:
  • Hollywood: 89 mi/ 142 km
  • LAX: 92 mi/ 148 km
  • San Diego: 228mi/367km
  • San Francisco: 332 mi/534 km
  • You can come to Santa Barbara from these places by Bus, Car, Train and Cruise Ship also.

Average Cost for Couples: – Almost $2000 for one week.

San Francisco

San Francisco offers a host of romantic settings, including picnics in Golden Gate Park, city gazing from atop Coit Tower, and up-close views of the Golden Gate Bridge from Fort Point.

You can also enjoy leisurely walks along with Victorian-style mansions, a nighttime ride on the famed cable cars, or an evening in a historic high-end hotel like The Fairmont.

How to get to San Francisco

A far more relaxing way to get to your destination from the airport, commercial shuttle companies and limos will drop you wherever you need to go. You can catch door-to-door airport shuttles on the Departures/Ticketing Level at SFO by going to the roadway center island outside any terminal.

If you’d prefer to have a reservation, pre-arranged shuttles pick up at Courtyards 1 and 4 of the Domestic Terminals and Courtyards A and G at the International Terminal (on the Arrivals/Baggage Claim Level).

Average Cost for Couples: – Almost $3000 for one week.

Santa Catalina Island

Santa Catalina Island

This Island situated 25 miles off the coasts of Los Angeles. It is about a one-hour ferry ride from Long Beach, San Pedro. It has everything for couples to spend some good romantic time over here.

Secluded beaches, Seaside villages, and wonderful island scenery; all of these will make your mood romantic. The small main island town Avalon also offers waterfront dining, art galleries, boat rentals, and an annual Jazz festival.

You can also enjoy doing some outdoor adventures like snorkeling, swimming and kayaking at the Descanso Beach which also has a beach club. So if you like to do clubbing or adventures, you should come over here.

How to get to Santa Catalina Island

You can get to Catalina Island by passenger ferry from four mainland ports in southern California – San Pedro, Long Beach, Newport Beach or Dana Point – and the ride is only about an hour by boat or 15 minutes by helicopter.

Helicopter services are available from Long Beach, San Pedro, Burbank Airport and John Wayne Airport/SNA.  Private Charter Transportation and Charter Services to Two Harbours and Emerald Bay are also available. You can also travel by private aircraft or private boat!

Average Cost for Couples: – Almost $2000 for one week.

There are so many other things to do in California also that will make your journey so romantic but these places and experiences are quite different and special. And finally, after visiting such lovely places, you will come over here again and California is always ready to deliver some unique and special moments to you.

Reference: Wikipedia California


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