Updated: May 28, 2020
It is getting to be that time of year again... back to school shopping, hearing your kids complain about summer vacation ending, and you consoling them, but secretly being thankful that they will be going back to school.
Sounds like the perfect time to start planning a couples getaway to enjoy some relaxing and peaceful time all to yourselves. But where will you go? Don't you worry. Roadtrip RV has created a list of some great couple road trip escapes perfect for outdoor lovers, city sweethearts, or wine enthusiasts.
Custer State Park
After touring the beautiful Mount Rushmore, drive less than an hour down the road and you will come across the gem that is Custer State Park. Here, couples can enjoy clear mountain waters and rolling plains as they hike, bike, swim, or fish on the 71,000 acres of land that makes up the park. With multiple trails and scenic driving routes, Custer State Park is sure to make for an unforgettable weekend couples road trip!
Minnehaha Regional Park is home to a wonderful variety of activities and natural wonders. Spend a weekend with your sweetheart strolling along the peaceful walking paths, taking in the views with a scenic picnic, enjoying live music at the bandstand, and sauntering through all 3 romantic gardens. But let’s not forget the main attraction that brings in 850,000 visitors per year, the 53-foot tall Minnehaha Waterfall.
After exploring the beautiful landscape of Minnehaha Regional Park, head about 20 minutes down the road to a UK inspired pub known as, Brit’s Pub. Located in Nicollet Park, this pub allows customers to take part in rooftop lawn bowling or watch soccer on the big screen!
Are you a couple of Baseball lovers? Well, head on down the road to Target Field, home of the Minnesota Twins.
Hocking Hills, Ohio
Home of naturally amazing sites, Hocking Hills State Park is perfect for an adventurous, yet relaxing couples getaway. Take a hike to visit Ash Cave, which is the largest recess cave in the entire state and said to be one of the best features of the park. You can also enjoy taking your bike for a ride along the 17-mile bike path, go rafting, kayaking, or canoeing on the Hocking River, or ride one of the most thrilling zip line rides in the Midwest. There is also a chance to take a romantic Full Moon river trip in the summer months!