(But trust us: unless your date has Barbie Dream Car fantasies, there's really only one option here.) When you decide you need a break from staring at nature, head to one of the city's 20 art galleries to take in the fine Southwestern paintings and ceramics.
Then head back outside to hike, kayak, ride ATVs, or maybe just drink wine in the fresh AZ air.
But most importantly, it has mountain opera, which everyone knows is the best kind.
Napa Valley is the expected choice here, but you can mix it up by pretending to be Batman and enjoying your California wines in a legit cave.
Once they finally wear themselves out, there are spas or booze centers (wineries, breweries, After getting hitched, Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall famously retreated to the seaside town of Mystic.
Eureka Springs has small-town charm (chocolate shops, kaleidoscope-kite stores, dinner trolleys, etc.).
You can ride the Ferris wheel on The Wharf, go mini-golfing on Adventure Island, take a glass-blowing class at the arts center, or, you know, lie on the beach.
But anytime you have the opportunity to eat and drink on a boat while watching dolphins, you should always take it. is romantic in its own way, a couples retreat in AK isn't complete without some Northern Lights action. Make sure to book a place with aurora wake-up calls (many of them do this) and then decide whether you want to embark on a lights-themed van tour or dogsled adventure for the day.
While there are many excellent, echo-y options out there, most of them are reserved for private parties (read: crazy expensive to book). After you've finished your subterranean wining, there's plenty of excellent food, shopping, and river sports in Napa to fill the rest of your vacation. You're probably thinking this should be a ski resort town, but why limit yourself to the slopes?
At Estes Park, active couples can go whitewater rafting, fishing, horseback riding, hiking, climbing, zip-lining, and ropes-coursing all in one weekend.
At a certain point in every relationship, dollar pizza date nights just don't cut it anymore.