Valentine’s Day Getaway Ideas-East Coast Edition

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If you celebrate Valentine’s day, it is time to start planning your Valentine’s day getaway. The best thing about it is you don’t have to fly out to Paris to create a romantic setting. We bring you some getaway options that are easily accessible and will help create the perfect setting for two. Get ready to rent a car, book a cozy vacation home, pick up plenty of your favorite wines, snacks and of course movies to watch.

Adirondacks, New York
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Distance from New York: 3.5-4 hours/Philadelphia:5 hours/Boston: 4 hours
With Mountains, lakes, wineries, rivers, hiking trails and forests, how could this area of New York not be home to romance? The Adirondack mountains contain 85 percent of the entire wilderness in the Eastern United States! Whether you want to spend the whole weekend in a vacation home or cabin by the firepit or out exploring nature, you will have plenty of options here.
Some things to see: The Adirondack waterfalls, climb up the Fire Towers for amazing phenterminehome.com views of the Adirondack area, and explore the Adirondack Park.

Some cozy lodging options:

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Modern Studio Apartment, Lake Placid
Price: $672 Feb 12-15,2016
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Hot tub under the stars, Johnsburg NY
Price: $588 Feb 12-14, 2016
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From Atlanta: Fly into Burlington, VT rent a car and drive in for about 2 hours. Flights from Feb 12-15, average $212 on American Airlines

Pocono Mountains, Pennysilvania
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Distance from New York: 1.5-2 hours/Philadelphia:2 hours/Boston: 4.5 hours
The Poconos is home to mountain terrains, beautiful waterfalls and rivers. There are plenty of outdoor activities such as zip lining and skiing to choose from. Every Friday you can catch live music at Glass-Wine Bar Kitchen from 8-11pm and
free tastings every Saturday at the Mill Market from 12-2pm. Their “Crystal Cabin Fever” winter event also takes place Feb 5-21 at the Crystal Cabin Fever. Enjoy 50-foot dual-run ice slide, ice carving demonstrations, interactive ice displays, ice carving competitions, wine tastings and much more every Sunday-Thursday: 11am-4pm; Friday and Saturday: 11am-6pm.
Some things to see: The Bushkill, Raymondskill & Digmans waterfalls, Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, Hickory Run State Park, Mazezilla and Mountain View Vineyard and Distillery.

Some cozy lodging options:

Cozy cottage in the woods, Paupack PA
Price: $446 Feb 12-14,2016
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Modern retreat, Bushkill PA
Price:$459 Feb 12-14,2016
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Cabin with Sauna, Gouldsboro PA
Price:$459 Feb 12-14,2016
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*From Atlanta: the least expensive way would be to fly into Philadelphia PA, rent a car and drive in for 2 hours. Flights from Feb 11-15 are currently avg $97 on American Airlines.

Mattituck, New York
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Distance from New York: 2 hours/Philadelphia:3.5 hours/Boston: 3.5 hours
Mattituck could be described as a laid-back beach town with a dash of rural charm. It is the perfect country getaway located in the middle of Long Island’s wine region. We aren’t sure if Mattituck attracts more wine lovers than food lovers, but during Valentine’s day it is the perfect setting for lovers getaway.
Some things to see: You will find plenty of farm stands to explore, take a walk through Bailie Beach, find out why Love Lane Kitchen is rated one of the top 3 restaurants in Mattituck or go wine tasting at Shinn Estate Vineyards.

Some cozy lodging options:

Shinn Estate Vineyards & Farmhouse, Mattituck
Price: $600 Feb 12-14, 2016
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Private Bungalow located a walk away from Vineyards, Cutchogue NY
Price: $448 Feb 12-16
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Secluded Cabin, Southold NY
Price: $448 Feb 12-14,2016
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*From Atlanta GA: The least expensive way would be to fly to La Guardia Airport and drive in for 2 hours. Avg pricing currently $218 on Delta Airlines for Feb 12-15.

Cape Cod, MA
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Distance from New York: 4.5-5 hours/Philadelphia:6 hours/Boston: 1=1.5 hours
Cape Cod is close enough to drive to, depending on where you are coming from. This hook-shape peninsula is home to multiple seafood shacks, unique harbors, beaches, dunes, and unique lighthouses. During the winter months, there aren’t many people around which is great for a romantic getaway.
Some things to see: Catch the sunset or sunrise at one of the beautiful beaches, dine at one of their many seafood restaurants, or visit a local museums.

Some cozy lodging options:

Cape Cod Cottage-Crosswinds B&B
Price: $224 Feb 12-14
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Waterfront condo
Price: $286 Feb 12-14, 2016
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Cape Cod Waterfront Studio
Price: $448 Feb 12-14,2016
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*From Atlanta GA: The least expensive way would be to fly into Boston and and make the 1-1.5 hour drive. Avg pricing currently $212 on American Airlines for Feb 12-15.

*If you are in New York and you don’t want to drive the whole way up to Cape Cod, fly out of EWR to BOS and then make the 1-1.5 hour drive. Avg pricing for flights EWR to BOS right now are $117 on Jetblue traveling Feb 12-14 or 15.


*If you are in Philadelphia fly into BOS and then make the 1-1.5 hour drive. Avg pricing for flights PHL to BOS right now is $117 on American Airlines traveling Feb 12-14 or 15.

Don’t forget that the thoughtful details seal the deal. Pick up his favorite cologne, her favorite flowers and/or book a spa treatment for two at your destination. Most importantly, disconnect yourselves from the outside world and indulge in each others company!

Which of these getaway destinations would you be booking this Valentine’s day?

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