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Creating memories together helps to shape your romantic story with that special someone.  This love-inspired list of adventures and destinations offers a variety of options and ideas as you plan to celebrate your love. 

Ahwahnee Hotel, Yosemite National Park

California

A wintry view of the Majestic Yosemite Hotel

The Ahwahnee Hotel in Yosemite National Park (Gary Culbertson, Share the Experience)

The grandeur of the surrounding Yosemite Valley are reflected in this luxurious and historic hotel nestled among two main attractions, Half Dome and Glacier Point.  A stay at the Ahwahnee Hotel sets the right tone for a romantic retreat in this California gem. Built in 1927, the story of this hotel adds to its charm and allure. 

After a day of exploring the many sites of Yosemite National Park – and there are plenty – accommodations at the hotel will envelope you in luxury and comfort.

Hike, snowshoe or cross-country ski in to a cozy cabin

Multiple locations

Aurora borealis above cabin in the snow

White Mountain Recreation Area (Bob Wick, BLM)

If your shared passion is an over-snow trek into a rustic cabin, we have many options for you.  Select from dozens of cabins that are open throughout the winter and located in forests and parks across the country.  These cozy retreats vary in their amenities, and are typically surrounded by stunning landscapes for your daytime excursions.  Pack your supplies and snowshoe, cross-country ski or snow mobile into a cabin for a romantic escape. 

Dry Tortugas National Park

Florida

Young visitors arriving by plane to Dry Tortugas National Park

Dry Tortugas National Park (Carrick Buss, Share the Experience)

If a remote island setting is your idea of a perfect couples’ getaway, then add Dry Tortugas National Park to your bucket list of romantic adventures.   Historical attractions, pristine beaches, stunning coral reefs and marine life are awaiting you in this paradise about 70 miles (112.6 km) west of Key West.

A seven-day digital pass is available for advance purchase to this location for added convenience.  

Haleakala National Park Summit Sunrise

Hawai'i

View from Haleakala National Park at sunrise

Haleakala National Park (Nathan Close, Share the Experience)

If you and your sweetie are morning people, this may well be a your kind of adventure. Visitors to Maui find the journey to see the sunrise from the highest peak on the island well worth the early-morning trek.  Samantha L., a recent visitor wrote about her experience, "this was my favorite part of trip to Maui. I’ve never seen so many beautiful colors in the sky as I did with that sunrise. The clouds were incredible. The stars before sunrise...I’ve never seen that many stars. Simply incredible." 

This is a popular destination, so plan ahead and make a reservation for the Haleakala National Park Summit Sunrise

Carlsbad Caverns Tours

New Mexico

Sunlight pouring in to a section of the Carlsbad Caverns

Carlsbad Caverns National Park (Dan Mills, Share the Experience)

Whether you are experienced spelunkers, or new to caving, exploring the largest chambered caverns in North America will help create memories you'll share for years to come.  This New Mexico "land of enchantment" destination is tucked beneath the rugged Chihuahuan Desert, and the deep canyons of Guadalupe Mountain range. 

The Carlsbad Caverns National Park Tours offers five options from which to select to suit your preferences.  According Annie P. who recently visited, "absolutely mind boggling caverns. No words to describe it. Need to experience it in person"

Cumberland Island National Seashore Camping

Georgia

Sunset view on the beach at Cumberland Island

Cumberland Island National Seashore (Nanette Notestein, Share the Experience)

This boat-access island is a secluded getaway for a unique overnight experience.  Here pristine maritime forests, undeveloped beaches and wide marshes welcome visitors. Cumberland Island is also home to over 9,800 acres of Wilderness.

There are five campground areas for overnight stays and reservations are required. We recommend watching the Camping on Cumberland Island video prior to making your reservation.

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