From the Land of 10,000 Waterfalls to a Lake Tahoe dinner cruise and more, these national parks will surely spark romance.
Olympic National Park
(Water) Fall in love at The Olympic Waterfall Trail which features 24 paths, each leading to various types of waterfalls in Washington’s Olympic National Park. Find your way to the famed Land of 10,000 Waterfalls at the East Fork Quinault River or the Marymere Falls at Falls Creek in Lake Crescent, among others.
Bridger-Teton National Forest
Located above Jackson Hole, Wyoming in the mountains of the Bridger-Teton National Forest, the Togwotee Mountain Lodge has 600 miles of trails stemming from its front door for couples to explore. It’s also located 16 miles from Grand Teton National Park and 49 miles from Yellowstone National Park, making your romantic outdoor options endless.
From land to sea, Zephyr Cove Resort and Marina has it all, including a Valentine’s Day Dinner Cruise aboard the famed MS Dixie II Paddlewheeler. The experience includes a tour around Emerald Bay and a four-course meal. Other activities include everything from snowmobiling to backcountry power riding and more.
Asilomar State Beach
Near Monterey, California, Asilomar State Beach is one of the nation’s top five birding destinations. Through a partnership with Cornell Lab Ornithology, Asilomar Lodge offers birding tools, resources and special lodging packages because “if you’re a bird, then I’m a bird.”