Romantic Weekend Getaways in the Midwest

It’s time to leave the kids with grandma and grandpa! Grab your spouse, pack a light bag and get on the road. It might be hard to go far away for just a few days so but there is always somewhere for you to go to reconnect and spend some alone time with your significant other. These are some of the best quick getaway destinations in the Midwest:

1. The Wisconsin Dells

This area of Wisconsin has countless hotels and tourist attractions to choose from. However, the Sundara Inn and Spa is one of the cozier and romantic places to go.

Between the spas/hot tubs, massages, and candlelit dinners, you won’t want to leave this resort!



2. Lutsen Resort – Lutsen, Minnesota

Located on the beautiful Lake Superior, this resort has everything from canoeing and kayaking to mountain climbing.

They have romantic settings in each room including fireplaces and whirlpools. Have dinner and take a stroll along the beaches of the lake.

3. Canoe Bay – Chetek, Wisconsin

This is a great place to go to rekindle the old fire that your relationship has burning deep down. With their cottages along the lake, you are able to have your own privacy.

Go for a morning hike and kayak along the river. In the summer you can take a horse drawn carriage ride and in the winter, you can take a sleigh ride! For more relaxing activities, massages are available as well as a huge library.




4. Crystal Mountain Resort and Spa – Thompsonville, Michigan

For the more adventurous couple looking to getaway and have some adult time, this is the place to go. The area offers golf, biking and skiing.

You can also be a part of the winery tour and sample some delicious drinks. Wine and strawberries is also offered in each room at night.

5. Moonrise Hotel – St. Louis, Missouri

Take yourself back to your hip and retro days with the Moonrise Hotel. Their couple’s package is known as the Peace, Love and Breakfast in Bed Package!

It is located in the Delmar Loop close to downtown St. Louis and many more attractions and tourist spots.



6. Vrooman Mansion – Bloomington, Illinois

For the more historical couple, head to central Illinois. This mansion was built in 1869 and experienced visits from Eleanor Roosevelt and the Secretary of State, William Jennings Bryan.

There is so much history to see and learn about! Bring out your inner child and go back to History class in school!

7. Alpenhorn Gasthaus – Hermann, Missouri

This simple Bed and Breakfast was built in the 1860’s and is located amongst a patch of vineyard. Sit in the hot tub under the stars at night after a romantic dinner and have a bottle of wine from their large wine cellar.

Any of these destinations will be sure to put the spark back in your relationship. Rekindle the love and experience the Midwest at the same time. You don’t have to go far from home!


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