Who says you have to wait until Valentines Day or a special occasion to book a weekend away with your significant other?
Unsure of where to look? It all depends on what kind of break you’re looking for, and what you hope to experience. Whether it’s taking in some beautiful views, experiencing a new culture, visiting a global landmark or just hoping to have a good nights sleep away from the kids! Stuck for a little inspiration? Don’t worry, read on for the best weekend break destinations you and your S.O will love.
What can we say about the honeymoon capital of the world? Plenty! This incredible feat of nature has to be seen to be believed, with so much to see and do around the falls and the area itself, it’s no wonder that Niagara Falls has never faltered in its popularity with couples and solo travellers alike. Want to be really close to the action? Check into the Niagara Falls Marriott for the best view guaranteed!
If you’re looking for that eclectic mix of incredible scenery, nature and equally fascinating nightlife then Reykjavik, Iceland is the place to be. It’s this combination that makes Iceland’s capital one of the most popular city break destinations in Europe right now. The city is tightly packed so most of the shops, bars, restaurants and clubs are within walking distance of each other. And Reykjavik’s volcanic terrain with it’s beautiful sunrises and sunsets are the perfect way to start and evening and soothe a hangover.
A weekend in Iceland may be sweet but too short, so consider a longer visit next time. Try renting a camper because you’ll be freer to travel wherever possible. Because camping in a campervan is popular in Iceland, you’ll find campsites with essential facilities and of course, a camper to make your holiday with your partner comfortable and wonderful.
Another rising star in the city break category of Europe, is the city of Krakow, Poland. You can experience landmarks, beautiful culture and the city’s incredible history by day and then let your hair down and bask in the city’s thriving nightlife after dark. Go and soak up the atmosphere in the central Grand Square in the Old Town – known as, Rynek Glowny: the largest medieval town square in Europe.
Edinburgh is a city with so much to offer solo travellers, couples and families alike. Scotland’s capital has always been high on the list of most popular city break destinations and it’s easy to see why. With historic streets lined with traditional pubs, ale houses, cafes and shops, to the beautiful Edinburgh Castle; the perfect destination for sightseers that you can find right at the heart of the city. Time it right and you can even get tickets to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and take a glimpse at the rising stars of the comedy circuit. And don’t forget to try one of the cities many Whiskey Tours, we can’t think of a better way to spend an afternoon with someone you love!
New York, New York
Considered the King of all city breaks, it’s probably worth spending a few days here rather than a rushed weekend. From sight seeing iconic landmarks, to experiencing the food, the fast paced city and everything it has to offer. New York is not for the faint hearted -which is exactly why you should go!