With Valentine’s Day approaching I thought I’d ask my fellow travel bloggers for their nominations for the most romantic place they’ve seen during their trips around the world.
I’ve received so many replies, I’ve decided to split the submissions into groups.
Below are the nominations for the most romantic places in the USA, starting with mine. If you haven’t been there yet, I hope you’ll get to see all of them some day.
(Posts on romantic places in other locations coming up soon.)
Boston Harbor Islands
Boston from the public ferry running between Boston Long Wharf North and the Boston Harbor Islands
Boston, Massachusetts, with its Rose Kennedy Greenway, Boston Public Garden, Boston Common, the Emerald Necklace, and the Charles River is full of beautiful romantic spots, but the one I like the most is the Georges Island, one of Boston Harbor Islands, which offers great views of Boston right across the harbor.
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Would you choose spend four to five hours driving to save a thousand dollars on airfare?
We did that a couple of times, when it turned out that flights to Europe from the JKF Airport were much cheaper than those from Boston’s Logan Airport, the airport closest to where we live.
JFK Airport in New York City is “just” a couple hundred miles away from Boston, which means an about four-hour drive without traffic.
The crucial word here is “traffic,” though.
One time when we were coming back from Europe the Sunday after Thanksgiving, the traffic between New York City and Boston was so bad, it took close to seven hours to get back home. We were completely exhausted when we got back home.
That trip from hell was one of the reasons we decided to try the
after coming back from this year’s vacation in Europe. Cross Sound Ferry
Turns out traveling by ferry is a
much more pleasant way to travel, even if it doesn’t save a whole lot of time. Continue reading Taking the Cross Sound Ferry = #betterthandriving (much better) →