Looking for romantic cities for a winter getaway? TripAdvisor has trawled the reviews and come up with a set of locations that are sure to get your heart racing. 

The travel site writes of the stately Newport known for its handsome mansions, its harbor full of upscale yachts, and its sweeping Atlantic views. It draws sailing enthusiasts, architecture fans, and those in search of a romantic stay in truly lovely surroundings. It’s particularly pretty in winter when it’s all lit up for Christmas. Be sure to take the 3.5-mile Cliff Walk to appreciate the panoramic sea views and spectacular coastal architecture.

And as for Boston, they say whether you’re uncovering the streets and boutiques of pretty Beacon Hill, visiting the world-class art museums, strolling in the orderly city parks, or sharing a box of North End cannoli, this place makes a romantic retreat that’s nothing short of wonderful.

Two great cities!

We agree, but let’s add to the Newport description a bit.

A romantic getaway has to include a stay at the beautifully renovated Gurney’s Newport where New York sophistication meets New England charm. Every Monday through Thursday, their Regent Lounge offers dollar oysters from 5-7pm and the award winning Scarpetta delivers signature classics as well as seasonal dishes, fresh seafood selections sourced locally, and a world-class wine list. No matter the time of year, your experience is sure to be a memorable one at Gurney’s.

Looking for a cozy romantic spot that the locals love? Head to Tavern on Broadway where every Tuesday night their date night menu offers two three-course meals AND a bottle of wine for only $45. It’s a deal that’s tough to beat and their buck-a-shuck raw bar on Wednesday nights will provide you with as many libido boosting oysters as you need! the locals love Tavern on Broadway and they have the friendliest staff in town.

Go here to see the rest of the cities on the list!

 

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