Romantic Getaways for Valentine’s Day 2023

Roses are red. Violets are blue. I would like to go camping with you!

Searching for a memorable location to pop the question? Looking for a romantic site to celebrate a special anniversary? Just want to take your loved one somewhere special on Valentine’s Day?

We took the stress out of the search and came up with five places to consider, highlighting some of their offerings that will create unforgettable memories. The rest is up to you!

San Franisco, California

San Francisco is one of those iconic cities that is forever identified with its 1.7-mile-long Golden Gate Bridge, whose features include 746-foot tall towers, sweeping main cables, signature International Orange color, and Art Deco styling. Walk the bridge hand-in-hand for a truly romantic experience.

Or, if you prefer to view the city from the San Francisco Bay, book a Red and White Fleet cruise: a one-hour Golden Gate Bay Cruise, a 90-minute Bridge 2 Bridge, or California Twilight Cruise. Last but not least, mark Valentine’s Day by participating in the annual San Francisco Pillow Fight, taking place at Embarcadero Plaza (formerly known as Justin Herman Plaza). This unofficial but fun event begins at 5:50 p.m. on February 14, with participants starting their pillow attack on fellow pillow-holders at 6 sharp.

Nearby RV Campgrounds

Anthony Chabot Family Campground9999 Redwood Road, Castro Valley, CA 94546 | (510) 690-6676 | Toll Free: 888-EBPARKS (888-327-2757), option 3, ext. 4502

Anthony Chabot Family Campground, overlooking Lake Chabot, is a year-round getaway only 35 minutes from downtown Oakland and Oakland International Airport. The campground features 53 drive-to tent campsites, 10 walk-to tent campsites, and 12 RV/trailer campsites with full hookups (sewer, water, and 30 amp electrical). All sites have a picnic table and a fire ring with a grill. Restrooms include hot showers. Firewood and charcoal are available for purchase. The campground provides access to miles of hiking and mountain biking trails, along with fishing at nearby Lake Chabot.

San Francisco RV Resort—700 Palmetto Ave., Pacifica, CA 94044 | (650) 355-7093 ext 0

San Francisco RV Resort is just 15 miles from the Golden Gate Bridge, Half Moon Bay, Fisherman’s Wharf, Alcatraz, and many area attractions. Sites are available for RVs ranging from the smallest to those 45-feet in length. Amenities include a swimming pool, whirlpool/spa/hot tub, restroom/shower facilities, laundry facilities, and a picnic/BBQ area.

Novato RV Park1530 Armstrong Ave. Novato, CA 94945 | Toll Free: (800) 733-6787

Novato RV Park has the best of both worlds: a quiet country setting just minutes from the excitement of San Francisco. The park features full hook-up sites with 50/30-amp service, a laundry room, and a convenience store and deli.

Telluride, Colorado

The breathtaking views are just one of the features you’ll enjoy at Telluride. If you and your special someone enjoy the outdoors, perfectly groomed cross-country trails, fat biking along winding paths, or skiing will suit your desires. Another option for making memories is to take a cooking class at Ah Haa — a community hub for creative discovery and exploration. Telluride also has a wide array of health and wellness activities, including spas and hot springs — the perfect way to unwind and spend time together.

Nearby RV Campgrounds

Ridgway State Park28555 Highway 550, Ridgway, CO 81432 | (800) 244-5613

Ridgway State Park offers year-round modern camping at its three campgrounds: Dakota Terraces Campground, Elk Ridge Campground, and Pa-Co-Chu-Puk Campground. During the high season (April-October), more sites are available, and each campground has its own list of amenities. Visit the website for specific details on each.

Savannah, GA

A romantic Southern city, the coastal town of Savannah is known not only for its period architecture but also for its friendly inhabitants. Its weather also makes it a great place to visit any time of the year since, even in January, the lowest temperatures you’ll see are around 40 degrees. Walk the streets of the historic city, where you’ll find shops offering a wide range of keepsakes — perfect for mementos of your time together in this enchanting town. Then enjoy a meal at one of the many award-winning restaurants and rooftop bars. And for a special Valentine’s Day treat, book a seat for two on the Savannah Riverboat Cruises’ Valentine’s Day Dinner Cruise — a two-hour cruise that includes a four-course dinner, live entertainment, wine or champagne, and dancing (cheek-to-cheek, preferably).

Nearby RV Campgrounds

Red Gate Farms RV Resort—136 Red Gate Farms Trail, Savannah, GA 31405 | (912) 272-8028

Red Gate Farms RV Resort features pull-through or back-in sites with 30 and 50-amp plugs, full hookups (water, electric & sewer), fire pits, and picnic tables. The property has a remote dump station and RV propane/LP refill, as well as numerous other amenities.

Biltmore RV Park—4707 Ogeechee Road, Savannah, GA 31405 | (912) 236-4065

The closest RV park to the beautiful historic district of Savannah, Biltmore RV Park has large spacious sites with water, sewer, and 30 and 50-amp service. Campers can take advantage of the access to trolley tours and city bus service available at the campground, with other amenities listed here.

Skidaway Island State Park—52 Diamond Causeway, Savannah, GA 31411 | Park: (912) 598-2300 | Reservations: (800) 864-7275

Located near historic Savannah, Skidaway Island State Park has 87 tent, trailer, & RV campsites — all with electric and some RV with full service — and an onsite dump station. Skidaway also offers visitors 7 miles of nature trails winding through lush maritime forests and pristine salt marshes with a wide array of wildlife to observe.

Blue Ridge, Georgia

You can’t do better than Blue Ridge for a wide range of activities for lovers to enjoy. Outdoor fun includes horseback riding, whitewater rafting, or golfing. Explore your artistic side by taking a class at the Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association. Or, if the two of you need to relax and unwind, spend time at one of the many spas and wellness centers in and around Blue Ridge. The website also has a list of activities designed for couples, sure to make Valentine’s Day one to remember!

Nearby RV Campgrounds

Blue Ridge / Toccoa River KOA Holiday—67 Blackhawk Drive, Blue Ridge, GA 30513 | Reserve: (800)-562-2174 | Info: (706) 946-0355

Toccoa River KOA Holiday has a range of spacious sites (75 feet max length), all with full hookups, 50-max amp, and free WiFi. Campground recreation includes horseshoe pits, fishing, ladder ball, and Pedego electric bikes.

Blue Ridge Lodge and RV Park7077 Old Highway 76, Morganton, GA 30560 | (706) 374-0032

Blue Ridge Lodge and RV Park, just five miles from the Historic Town of Blue Ridge, has three price levels for campsites: premium, standard, and economy. Each campsite features a thick-level gravel parking area, city water, 20, 30, and 50-amp electrical service, gray and black water waste removal drain, cable TV, and WiFi. Access to the RV Park is easy, and campers can select from back-in or pull-through campsites. The RV park is a short drive to the local marina and within walking distance of Lake Blue Ridge and the Toccoa River.

Whispering Pines Campground—290 Whispering Pines Rd., Morganton, GA  30560 | (706)- 374-6494

Whispering Pines Campground has three pull-through sites and 20 full-hook-up sites. The campground can accommodate up to a 45-foot RV. Each campsite has a picnic table and fire ring, and all are convenient to the modern bathhouse, store, pavilion, and playground areas. Firewood and sundries are available at the campground store.

The Pocono Mountains, PA

No romantic locale is better known than The Pocono Mountains of northeastern Pennsylvania. Known as the “Honeymoon Capital of the World” since 1963, the four-county region features resorts, outdoor activities, historic towns, and incredible natural beauty. Couples can enjoy world-class, luxury spas, which incorporate the region’s breathtaking natural surroundings, or take advantage of the 185 slopes and trails for skiing, snowboarding, and snow tubing. And since all that exercise generates an appetite, the area also features dining options from small cafes to four-star fine dining. Round out your stay by visiting one of the many music venues, nightclubs, or theaters.

Nearby RV Campgrounds

Delaware Water Gap / Pocono Mountain KOA Holiday—227 Hollow Road, East Stroudsburg, PA 18302 | Reserve: 570-223-8000 | Info: 570-223-8000

The Delaware Water Gap-Pocono Mountain KOA campground has level pull-through sites as long as 85 feet, 50 max amp, and Wi-Fi. The campground includes dump stations, a general store, and other amenities available seasonally.

Otter Lake Camp Resort—P.O. Box 850, Marshalls Creek, PA 18335 | (570) 223-0123 | Toll-Free: (800)-345-1369

Otter Lake Camp Resort has a range of sites, including pull-through and lakefront, with full hookups, including 50/30-amp electric and cable TV. The campground features paved roads, Wi-Fi, deluxe, heated restrooms with separate showers and dressing areas, as well as a convenience store, two laundromats, firewood, and LP gas.

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