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Between dinging phones and never-ending work schedules, it’s hard to keep the romance alive in modern relationships. But a perfectly timed, well-planned getaway can be just the thing you need to break out of your weekly routine and see your partner in a rosy new light. Here, eight romantic weekend escapes from New York City that encourage hand-in-hand strolling with the object of your affection.
Finding an amorous spot to grab a bite in Paris definitely isn't hard (just look to your left or right), but we have a couple of all-time favorites. From Art Deco-inspired neo-brasseries on the Seine to three-Michelin-starred dining rooms that serve regulars like George and Amal Clooney, these are the 10 most romantic restaurants in the City of Light now.
We know NYC has pretty much everything—Michelin-starred restaurants, five-star hotels, internationally acclaimed museums, luxury flagship stores, cool one-off boutiques... But ask any local, and they'll tell you sometimes it's all about escaping. That's where the bucolic Hudson Valley—just a 2.5-hour ride from the city—comes into play. Grab your partner/lover/husband/wife and pack your favorite weekender cause we've planned the perfect romantic getaway for spring.
Just 2.5 hours from Boston and three hours from New York, the Berkshires, in western Massachusetts, beckon visitors with their picturesque scenery, excellent hiking trails, rich history, culture, and charming inns. Writers like Edith Wharton and celebrities like Meryl Streep have made homes in this down-to-earth corner of New England, where you can spend mornings ogling contemporary art at Mass MoCA and hiking Mount Greylock in the afternoon.