5 Romantic Road Trips to Take This Valentine’s Day

Posted by Carla DeCiccio on

Road trips are a great way to take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, and spend quality time with your significant other. This Valentine’s Day, why not plan a romantic road trip for you and your valentine to enjoy!

Vancouver, BC to the Jasper, AB, Canada

This journey takes approximately 14 hours of driving, but passes through beautiful cities with amazing views like Elephant Hill Provincial Park, Canyon Hot Springs, & Yoho National Park! If you’re feeling nervous about being on the road for such a long time, Raven provides you with real-time driving and environmental information, right on its dynamic dashboard — so you can check in with loved ones and share the live progress of your trip with them along the way!

Romantic Stops:

“Glamp” in Nahatlatch Provincial Park — Enjoy a night of glamping in a luxury tent that overlooks the Nahatlatch river.

Ski in Yoho National Park — Draped in snow and ice, the Rockies form a dramatic backdrop to ski or snowshoe over crisp snow through Yoho’s valleys.

Jasper — There’s so many things you can do in Jasper! From, sleigh rides, to ice climbing, to stargazing — you won’t be bored during this pit stop. Check all the activities here.

Overseas Highway, Miami to Key West, Florida

The overseas highway, sometimes called “The Highway That Goes to Sea” spans from Miami to Key West, and covers several beautiful stretches of crystal blue waters. The actual road trip can be completed in just 4 hours, but there are a ton of fun and romantic stops to take along the way! During your trip to the Key West, you can capture your singalongs and karaoke sessions, beautiful ocean sights and other interesting things you will see along your journey using Raven’s gesture recognition feature. It allows you to record videos directly with Raven’s front and cabin cameras, without having to take your eyes off the road!

Recommended Stops:

Key West Snorkeling — Dive into the ocean and swim with sea turtles, nurse sharks, parrot fish, and lobsters in the shallow reefs around Key West!

Visit the The Turtle Hospital — The Turtle Hospital, a fully functioning veterinary hospital for sick and injured sea turtles, allows guests to experience a behind the scenes look at the hospital facilities and rehabilitation area.

Go fishing in Islamorada — This area of islands scattered between Florida Bay and the Atlantic Ocean has been nicknamed “the sport fishing capital of the world.”

Calgary to Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada

The actual drive from Calgary to Lake Louise is just under 2 hours, however you can make a day or weekend trip out of the drive by stopping at all of the beautiful destinations along the way!

Places to Stop:

Banff Hot Springs — Take a relaxing pit stop at the Banff Upper Hot springs, located inside of Banff national park! The springs contain natural mineral water is currently flowing at the Banff Upper Hot Springs and overlooks beautiful views of the mountains and the park.

Canmore Downtown — Check out downtown Canmore’s locally owned and operated businesses, stores and restaurants!

Dog Sled at Lake Louise — This unique experience is a must-do activity for any traveller!

Pacific Coast Highway

This beautiful highway stretches from San Francisco to San Diego, passing through lots of romantic attractions like Malibu, Santa Barbara wine country, Santa Cruz, Big Sur, and the Point Reyes National Seashore. If you ever want to check in with your family and friends during the trip to show them the amazing ocean views, or to let loved ones know you’re okay, they can access real-time information on your vehicle’s health, live-status views of your vehicle and its surroundings.

Romantic Stops:

Golden Gate park in San Francisco — Take a scenic walk across the bridge, and admire views of San Francisco Bay and downtown! You can even plan a picnic to eat at East Fort Baker, a secluded recreation area below the northern end of the bridge.

Santa Cruz Boardwalk — The boardwalk is a fun oceanfront amusement park, which is a perfect place for you and your s/o to enjoy the attractions and take a break tanning on the beach.

Big Sur Lookout Points — Stop in Big Sur and admire beautiful lookout points like Pfeiffer Beach, McWay Falls, and Ragged Point.

Maine Coastal Road Trip

Travel from Kennebunkport to Bar Harbour along Coastal Route 1, also known as the Lobster Trail. This adventure takes approximately four hours without stopping, but you can make a day or a weekend out of it by taking a few stops along the way.

Places to Stop:

Kennebunkport — This town stands out for its picturesque small town charm, turn of the century captain’s homes and active harbor with trendy restaurants and shops.

Bearskin Neck, Rockport — Visit this beautiful seaside village, and check out the local restaurants, attractions, shops and scenic view of the Rockport Harbour and Sandy Bay.

Acadia National Park — The parks landscape is marked by woodland, rocky beaches and glacier-scoured granite peaks such as Cadillac Mountain, which happens to be the highest point on the United States’ East Coast!

What’s the best road trip you’ve ever gone on? Let us know in the comments below & have a safe journey this Valentine’s Day!

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