Dreamy getaway to the USA this Valentine’s.
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and one can take a dream getaway with that special someone in the USA. One can experience the special day with their significant other by indulging themselves in the traditional and cultural ways to celebrate the day across the USA that is perfect for your next romantic getaway.
- Lovers’ Aloft, Nevada
There’s no better place to spend Valentine’s Day than the city of Lovelock in Nevada, otherwise known as the “Heart of Nevada”. Each year, people from all over flock to the small agriculturally driven community of Lovelock to follow the ancient Chinese tradition of locking their love. In the Lover’s Lock plaza in the heart of downtown Lovelock, visitors can purchase a heart-shaped lock, and forever lock it to a chain with their soul mate, family member, friend, or anyone else that’s important in their life.
- Loveland Sweetheart Festival & Valentine Re-Mailing Program, Colorado
Loveland in Colorado is a place where the annual sculpture shows are held. It is also best known worldwide, as the home of the “Valentine Re-Mailing Program”. Every year, more than a hundred thousand Valentines are packaged inside larger envelopes and sent to Loveland, where volunteers hand-stamp them with Valentine’s verse and send them on to the intended recipients. Beside this, Loveland also celebrates Loveland Sweetheart Festival: Love, Locks, and Lights, that feature Love Lock sculptures in the U.S. Attendees can purchase a customizable love lock to lock onto the sculpture. This year the festival will include the Sweetheart LOVE Art Gallery, Chocolate and Beer & Wine tastings, Sweetheart City Race, mapping projection laser shows, art Installations/Interactive art displays, balloon send off to remember those loved and lost and much more.
- Gretna: Destination for couples seeking quickie weddings, New Orleans
Every year Gretna celebrates Valentine’s Day by conducting ceremonies and renewals of vows over the anvil inside the historic Gretna Green Blacksmith shop. It was started in the 19th century, where an agreeable marrying judge, made the area a destination for couples seeking quickie weddings. A free pedestrian ferry ride delivers visitors from New Orleans to the heart of Gretna’s historic downtown, which is also home to many restaurants and museums that honor the city’s original settlers.
- Valentine’s Ghost Tour of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Valentine’s Ghost Tour of Philadelphia will celebrate its 10th annual tour this year, a special evening of ghostly tales of eternal love, from the cold-hearted and scandalous to the romantic and passionate. It’s a 75-minute candlelight walking tour that includes stops at haunted burial grounds and historic homes, as well as a tour inside the Powel House – a historic mansion Society Hill that has a legacy of ghostly activity.