Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort & Marina
A great place to spend a few days relaxing in the sun

Just a little ways southeast of Los Angeles is the town of Newport Beach and on it, a beautiful beachfront accommodation known as the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort and Marina.  For couples that want a relaxing beach vacation but don’t like to stray too far from civilization, this is a great choice.  Head out into the water... Read More

Take a Weekend in Ojai
Enjoy this beautiful little artist community

Ojai is a town just northwest of Los Angeles, a bit further away from the crowded cities that cover much of Southern California.  And though it may be a small town, there is still plenty to do there.  Couples can enjoy walking through this artistic community and its beautiful surroundings, visiting art galleries and museums or spending some time shopping.  If you... Read More

Disneyland, Anaheim
Because Disneyland is always fun for a weekend

No matter what your age is, you’re never too old to enjoy some time at Disneyland.  And though these parks are all over the world now, the Anaheim location was where it all began.  A trip to Disneyland can be a great way for a couple to spend a few days, just relaxing and having fun and forgetting about... Read More

Horseback Riding in Santa Monica Mountains
Enjoy a peaceful ride around this amazing national park

If you happen to be near the beautiful Santa Monica Mountains, consider taking a day off and touring the area.  One of the best ways to do that is via horseback.  It’s easy to rent a horse locally and traverse the more than 500 miles of horse trails.  Check out the scenery and stop off... Read More

Los Angeles’s Museum Row
A day in LA exploring some amazing museums

If you and your loved one like to go museum hopping, Los Angeles’s Museum Row is a great place to spend a day exploring some of the city’s best.  Located along “Miracle Mile”, a stretch of Wilshire Blvd. between Fairfax Ave. and... Read More

Dana Point
A great place from which to explore the ocean

If you need some time away from city life, consider a little excursion out onto the ocean.  DanaPoint is located along the California coast, about an hour southeast of Los Angeles and an hour north of San Diego.  They offer a wide variety of water-themed attractions,... Read More

The Wine Wrangler, Paso Robles
A great tour of California’s central wine region

If you happen to be cruising nearby the central California coast, think about stopping off at The Wine Wrangler and taking a wine tour of the region.  It’s located in Paso Robles, just off the 101, and is one of the area’s premiere wine tasting tour companies.  They’ll set you and your loved one up with a day tour and give you the... Read More

Pt. Sur Lighthouse, Big Sur
Romance along the beautiful California coastline

Just south of Monterey lies the amazing forested landscape of Big Sur.  While the park itself is enough to dazzle the senses, there is one attraction that makes for a nice, quick day-trip if you happen to be in the area.  The Pt. Sur lighthouse (and its accompanying ghost town) once used to be essential in... Read More

The Willows Historic Palm Springs Inn, Palm Springs
A famous inn with a rich history of hosting celebrities

The Willows Historic Palm Springs Inn is a nice hotel in the middle of this desert oasis that manages to retain the feeling of being away from the city while still being conveniently placed so that couples can enjoy some romantic explorations.  Famous for its many big-name visitors over the years (and for being one of the oldest structures in... Read More

Farmhouse Inn, Forestville
Quiet and away, this is a romantic retreat for wine lovers

The Farmhouse Inn in Forestville is a romantic retreat in the RussianRiverValley, about an hour-and-a-half out of San Francisco and deep in the heart of wine country.  This inn and spa is a smaller place, but provides enough amenities to keep couples satisfied.  A... Read More