9 Most Romantic Small Towns in the U.S.

Hudson, New York

Hudson, the first US city, has enthralled inhabitants and visitors longer than any other site on this list. It's one of the greatest getaways for New York City couples. 

Fairhope, Alabama

Fairhope is a charming Alabama town on Mobile Bay in the Gulf of Mexico. Its scenic bay vistas, meandering bike trails, excellent seafood, and southern charm attract travelers.

Kennebunkport, Maine

Kennebunkport borders the Kennebunk River and Atlantic Ocean. This quiet seaside community offers whale viewing, kayaking, fishing, and sailing.

Cannon Beach, Oregon

More seashore charm? Visit National Geographic's 100 most beautiful spots, Cannon Beach, Oregon. This lovely village has sandy beaches, world-class cuisine, and local art.

Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Ride to Jackson Hole, a little Western town with loads of excitement. The town's antler archway and busy main street will set the tone for your stay.

Amelia Island, Florida

Amelia Island, northeast Florida's best-kept secret, offers uncrowded beaches, candy-colored sunsets, farm-to-table food, and coastal charm. It's romantic heaven!

Breckenridge, Colorado

Attention winter sports fans. Breckenridge, Colorado, is a charming ski town at the base of the Rocky Mountains. The town's "Five Peaks" provide a variety of terrains and winter experiences.

Mendocino, California

This ancient northern California hamlet has the only US oceanfront botanical garden with cliffside paths and beaches.

Narrowsburg, New York

The Laundrette serves wood-fired pizzas after a relatively difficult three-mile circular Tusten Mountain Trail.