Romantic Winter Getaway Ideas

romantic winter getawaysListening to the crackling fire, sipping hot chocolate, and watching the snow fall—these are just a few things that need to be included in a list of romantic winter getaway ideas. Check out our current deals and this handy list as you plan a spark-filled getaway.


Colorado is a postcard-worthy destination. Vail, Aspen, and Crested Butte are just three of the many romantic winter getaway ideas. Crested Butte is a quaint former mining town featuring old-fashioned architecture interspersed with high-end new resort offerings. You’ll find romantic dining spots on every corner and a stroll down the town’s quaint main street is a must do after a fun day of snow riding.

Vail and Aspen have long been known as a getaway destination for celebrities. But don’t leave them off your list of romantic winter getaway ideas. These two areas are full of excitement, charm and, most of all, romance. Tucked away in the Colorado mountain ranges, you’ll find yourself surrounded by luxury and charm combined with the celebrity atmosphere that pervades these two famous venues.

Sun Valley, Idaho

Tucked away in the Sawtooth Mountains of Idaho is Sun Valley, a premier romantic winter getaway. You’ll be surrounded by luxury and fun. states, "Sun Valley has a European accent mixed with the Wild West."

Park City, Utah

Park City is home to three skiing and snowboarding destinations. The close proximity of the three to each other will make your vacation a memorable one. After a day of skiing at The Canyons, Park City Mountain Resort, or Deer Valley Resort, enjoy a romantic dinner at one of the many fine dining or casual dining spots dotting historic Main Street. Park City is the perfect location for a luxury romantic winter getaway.


Alaska is another wonderful romantic getaway. Imagine taking a dog sled ride under the Northern Lights. Or dining while overlooking the Alaska glaciers and ice flows. After a day of enjoying the rugged outdoor life of Alaska, cuddle up in a cozy cabin or private lodge you found on Alaska is the perfect romantic winter getaway.

Julian, California

You probably don’t think of San Diego as a winter vacation. However, when you visit Julian, California located in the hills of San Diego County, you’ll soon change your mind. Your romantic getaway to this pristine, form gold mining town will take you back in time. Enjoy star gazing, wineries and carriage rides on your romantic trip. can help you find the perfect accommodations for your romantic winter getaway. These private rentals will provide you with privacy and comfort that you won’t find with a traditional hotel stay. You’re rental can include such amenities as fully-equipped kitchens, private hot tubs, spectacular views and so much more.

Stratton and Manchester, Vermont

If you are heading to the Eastern US, destinations that are great to visit in the winter and also inspire romance include Stratton/Manchester, Vermont area. This is the idyllic New England getaway complete with great skiing, white-steepled churches and quaint, old-fashioned general stores.

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Lake Placid, New York

Mix your romantic getaway with a bit of history in Lake Placid, New York. Lake Placid has hosted two Winter Olympic Games, but has not lost its small town charm and quaintness. Set on the banks of a picturesque lake, you’ll find yourself lost in its romance.

Whether your list of romantic winter vacation getaway ideas is East, West or in between, your lodging from will be the perfect alternative to staying in a hotel. You will find comfort, privacy and a laundry list of luxuries from accommodations that can include cozy cabins or high-end luxury condos. And no matter which one of these romantic winter getaways you choose, you'll find romance in a cozy vacation rental with only a fire in the fireplace for light, drinking hot cocoa, and cuddling with your sweetheart.

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