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Steal a Kiss at One of These Romantic New Year’s Eve Destinations

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The winter holiday season brings with it so many tender moments spent with loved ones. After spending time with the whole family, consider skipping town with your sweetheart to one of these romantic New Year’s Eve Destinations! While it is a lot of fun to visit with everyone, it can be quite exhausting. Take this opportunity to escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and savor time spent with the love of your life. With fireworks painting the sky as the backdrop, steal a kiss from your partner and sing along to “Auld Lang Syne.” Toast to new beginnings and share a few laughs over memories from the prior year.

Continue reading for some of our favorite places to visit for New Year celebrations and access our Romantic Getaway Guide to start planning the vacation of your dreams! 

The Most Romantic New Year’s Eve Destinations

Pop Bottles of Bubbly in Cape Cod, MA

A sense of calm and serenity blows through Cape Cod in the wintertime. Admire soft, white snow as it dusts treetops and transforms sandy beaches into winter wonderlands. Bundle up for lively parades that celebrate the local art and culture. You might even enjoy an indulgent dining experience at a renowned restaurant. Don’t forget the champagne! While the weather is cold, you’ll find that the excitement of new beginnings warms the spirit!

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Stay at Candleberry Inn

While in Cape Cod, stay at Candleberry Inn for a romantic experience like no other! This historic property housed the likes of sea captains, senators, authors, and painters. Now, guests can experience luxury in a setting that captures the maritime charm of Cape Cod! The inn even offers a unique New Year’s Eve celebration package!

Candleberry Inn

Count Down to Midnight in Monterey, CA

The promise of a new year ushers in newfound hope. Count down the seconds left in the year with your partner in beautiful Monterey, California! Enjoy the city through the eyes of a local when you attend some of the annual celebrations. Spend the day exploring the great outdoors and then end your night beneath a shower of (hopefully biodegradable) confetti! With beautiful Monterey as the backdrop, you can expect a memorable getaway fit for the big screen!

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Stay at Old Monterey Inn

The Old Monterey Inn in Monterey, CA, exudes an air of romance and enchants guests from around the world. Admire lovely finishing touches that set this beautiful bed and breakfast apart from all the rest. It’s the perfect place to rest your head after all the New Year’s Eve celebrations! You can even kick off the new year with a relaxing massage at their on-site spa!

Old Monterey Inn

Admire Festive Fireworks in Washington, DC

Ring in the new year with your partner in Washington, DC! Visit historic sites, splurge on dinner at a fancy restaurant, or attend an exciting event! There’s no better place to ooh and ahh over fireworks than in the nation’s capital! Whether the two of you are down to party or prefer a quiet, luxurious evening, you’ll find the perfect experience awaits you!

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Stay at Embassy Circle Guest House

We can all agree that location is key when it comes to selecting the perfect place to stay while on vacation.  Embassy Circle Guest House is a beautifully resored mansion in the heart of Washington, D.C. Choose between stylishly elegant rooms. Indulge in delicious, gourmet breakfasts. Revel in the vibrant, world-class hospitality. You're bound to have the time of your life! 

Embassy Circle Guest House

Toast to New Beginnings in the Texas Hill Country

For a quiet retreat away from all the crowds, plan a New Year’s Eve getaway to Wimberley, TX. The Texas Hill Country promises peace and quiet and boasts an array of cultural activities to enjoy during your visit. Picturesque views set the scene for a relaxing getaway spent with the person you love more than anything else! Whether the two of you would like to explore the outdoors or stay inside for a rejuvenating spa day, you won’t regret visiting this charming slice of paradise!

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Stay at Blair House Inn Bed & Breakfast

Savor quality time with your partner in beautiful accommodations at Blair House Inn Bed & Breakfast in the Texas Hill Country! Spend time perusing works of art at the on-site gallery. Strengthen your bonds of love while immersed in a setting that captures the romantic essence of Texas that is often overlooked. After a deep tissue massage at the B&B’s spa, soak in your private hot tub and laugh about cherished memories while making new ones!

Blair House Inn B&B

Additional Travel Destination Suggestions

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Ring in the New Year at a Select Registry Property

Maybe you’ve always wanted to stay in a castle. Perhaps you dream about relaxing at a picturesque farm in the country. Wherever you and your sweetheart decide to visit for the holidays, rest assured your vacation dreams will come true when you stay at a Select Registry property! Which one of these romantic New Year’s Eve destinations is calling your name? Start the year off on the right foot! What are you waiting for?


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