As you drain the black-water tank and evict any wintering mice from your RV, it might not immediately strike you, but RVing is an inherently romantic pursuit. Picture yourself and your significant other nestled in your private honeymoon suite on wheels—the potential for a romantic getaway is boundless.
Maybe not endless, particularly during this time of the year. Hence, we’ve curated a list of couples’ activities in warmer locales, offering an escape from the winter chill. Explore these romantic RV getaways, complete with nearby parks to park your home on wheels as you embark on your adventures. With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, ensure you secure your reservations promptly, as campgrounds and attractions are likely to fill up during this peak season of romance.
Charleston, South Carolina
Charleston, the oldest and largest city in South Carolina, is steeped in history. Its downtown, replete with venues celebrating arts, fashion, music, and local cuisine, sets the stage for romantic strolls down cobblestone streets. The Historic District, adorned with ancient oaks and antebellum houses, offers an ideal backdrop for a couple’s retreat.
For the pinnacle of romance, embark on a sunset sail aboard the Schooner Pride, cruising the serene waters of Charleston Harbor. Indulge in the city’s famed Southern hospitality, complemented by moss-draped trees, white-sand beaches, and exquisite cuisine—creating an ideal environment for couples to connect or rekindle their flame.
Camp at Charleston County Parks Campground, nestled in a 643-acre park with 124 RV sites, or opt for Oak Plantation Campground, offering over 200 campsites in proximity to historic sites and beaches.
Las Vegas, Nevada
Beyond the glitz of casino floors, Las Vegas has hidden gems where your dollar yields genuine experiences. Take a ride on the High Roller at the Linq, the world’s tallest observation wheel, for a mesmerizing view. Gondola rides at the Venetian offer a taste of Venice’s charm, while the Shark Reef at Mandalay Bay provides an opportunity to cool off amid captivating marine life.
Stay at Hitchin’ Post RV Park for a gated experience with almost 200 RV sites and amenities, or choose Las Vegas RV Resort, exclusively for guests 18 and older, minutes from the Strip. Oasis Las Vegas RV Resort offers beautifully landscaped full-hookup sites and a beachfront family pool.
Napa Valley, synonymous with romantic escapades, beckons with vineyard picnics, hot-air balloon rides, and gourmet dining. Explore renowned wineries like Inglenook and Newton Vineyard, or soar above the valley in a hot-air balloon with Balloons Above the Valley.
Discover the city of Napa, indulge in a rooftop bar experience at Sky and Vine, and unwind at the 13th-century Tuscan castle winery, Castello di Amorosa. Camp at Napa Valley Expo RV Park for a downtown experience or Vineyard RV Park in Vacaville for pull-through sites and cable TV.
San Diego, California
San Diego, with its diverse adventures, offers exquisite food experiences, rooftop bars, and romantic cruises. Enjoy a cocktail at Top of the Hyatt or savor intimate concert sessions at the GlassDoor. Cruise Mission Bay on the Mississippi-style sternwheeler, Bahia Belle, or embark on a sailing tour with San Diego Sailing Tours.
Stay at Chula Vista RV Resort for bayfront camping with a pool, spa, and pet areas, or opt for Santee Lakes Recreation Preserve with WiFi, off-leash dog areas, and swimming pools.
St. Augustine, Florida
Founded in 1565, St. Augustine’s historic charm and coastal location make it an ideal base for romantic getaways. Explore attractions like the Marineland Dolphin Adventure and St. Augustine Lighthouse, or indulge in open-air concerts at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre.
Camp at Beverly Beach Camptown RV Resort for oceanfront views, Compass RV Resort for varied experiences, or North Beach Camp Resort for a riverside setting.
For a sweet rendezvous, attend the Chocolate Decadence and Pechanga Wine Festival in Temecula. Indulge in wine tastings, gourmet foods, and an array of chocolate confections. Pechanga RV Resort offers spacious sites with added amenities, ensuring a delightful stay.
As you plan your romantic RV adventure, immerse yourself in the allure of each destination, creating enduring memories with your beloved. Whether it’s a sunset sail or a chocolate-infused festival, let the spirit of romance guide your journey.