February 12, 2018

Get Romantic Around Oregon

Valentines Day is this week!  If you are behind and think you can’t pull of something romantic for that special someone, it’s not too late! One of the most romantic things any couple can do is travel; a special getaway is one way to create a wonderful memory of intimate moments together. There’s some incredible places to go close to home for a mid-week retreat, or to plan as a gift to give on Valentine’s Day, and then embark on a later date. Listed below are some Oregon romantic destinations ideas to get you inspired. 

The Oregon Coast- We all know it, we all love it. What else says romance like watching the waves along the beach at sunset, or from a cozy fireside? Not sure which beach or coastal town is the right one? Check out our upcoming Hidden Gems of Oregon small group hosted trips we have planned. Give the gift of the trip on Valentine’s Day, then extend our romance with a trip in the spring, summer or fall.

River Cruises- There’s still some room left on one of the Portland Spirit River Cruises Valentine’s Dinner Cruise. Travel along the Willamette River with live music and a romantic meal for two. The Portland Spirit Cruises aren’t limited to our River City. Cruises along the Columbia River Gorge encompass the coast in Astoria along the river into Cascade Locks. One of our Hidden Gems of Oregon includes a day cruise on the Sternwheeler in Astoria, taking you along the sites that were seen by Lewis and Clark.

Bed & Breakfasts. Take it from personal experience, one of the most romantic places to stay in Portland is the White House Bed & Breakfast in the historic Irvington neighborhood. One night or a long weekend together in a beautiful and romantic garden and a charming and luxury appointed room, and you can’t go wrong. This is the perfect place to celebrate a special anniversary too- such as I did with my Husband for our 50th anniversary not long ago.

Other romantic destinations close to home include Mt Hood, where you can stay at the historic Timberline Lodge, and the Sunriver Resort just outside of Bend. If you and your special someone love the theater and chocolate, how about a slightly belated Valentine’s Day celebration in Ashland with the Oregon Chocolate Festival? Wine lovers will enjoy a long weekend drive along the Willamette Valley where you can choose among over 500 wineries to stop by for a tasting, lunch or dinner, and even a romantic overnight stay.

If you are ready for a romantic getaway, for Valentine's Day or any time of the year, let us take care of the details while you relax and enjoy time with that special someone. Visit our Website to learn about different trip ideas, the latest deals, exciting offers and our service fees. Don’t forget, Cruise Wave Season is still going strong, this is the best time of year to book your next romantic cruise for two!