If you’re looking to spice things up and try something new, New Jersey has the perfect place for you. Whatever your interests, the state offers many amazing dates from wine tastings to couples massages and everything in between. We have scenic spots, beautiful bed and breakfasts and much, much more. Here are some of our favorite spots for romance.
1. Grand Cascade Lodge at Crystal Springs Resort, Hamburg
This romantic resort is a couple's paradise year-round. The property itself offers amazing amenities and endless entertainment options. There are various accommodations throughout the resort but Grand Cascade Lodge is THE place to stay for couples. Enjoy the indoor tropical pool, full-service spa, fine dining and a wine cellar.
2. The Mason Cottage, Cape May
The Mason Cottage Bed and Breakfast is one of the most charming places in one of the most charming towns in the state - that's a lot of charm. It's also a lot of romance! This historic Victorian home has modern amenities and is located just blocks from the beach. To make your stay extra special, add the romance package for flowers, champagne and chocolate covered strawberries.
3. Bernard's Inn, Bernardsville
This luxury hotel is also home to one of New Jersey's finest gourmet restaurants. If the incredible accommodations and mouthwatering cuisine isn't enough, the inn offers numerous add-on's from pre-made picnic baskets to helicopter flights with champagne.
4. The Grape Escape, Dayton
This custom winery allows you to personalize your wine by choosing the region, grape type, barrel type and the amount of aging it will receive. You are actively involved in the wine-making process including crushing, pressing, racking and bottling. Each bottle is finished off with your custom label! Take your partner and create something special, then enjoy the fruits of your labor.
5. Hudson Table, Hoboken
What could be more romantic than making a magnificent meal together? After dinner, spend some time at Pier C Park, overlooking the New York City skyline.
6. Delsea Drive-In Theater, Vineland
This classic date is still the epitome of romance. Catch a double feature at a great price and smooch all night! Built in 1949, The Delsea is New Jersey's last remaining drive-in theater.
7. Echo Lake Stables, Newfoundland
Echo Lake Stables offers trail rides, night rides, hay rides and even carriage rides. Traverse scenic woods on horseback and fall in love all over again.
8. Rat's Restaurant, Hamilton
Rat's Restaurant features fine French cuisine and is designed to make guests feel as if they have stepped into a painting. The restaurant was inspired by Claude Monet and sits on the property of New Jersey's stunning Grounds For Sculpture. This is an ideal spot for art lovers and food connoisseurs alike.
9. Hunterdon Hills Playhouse, Hampton
Enjoy dinner and a show at the same time in this unique dine-in theater. Come for a great production and stay for the delicious desserts.
10. Have Balloon Will Travel, Phillipsburg
This romantic rendezvous will literally have you flying high. Enjoy breathtaking views and a once in a lifetime experience.
Whether you’re looking to get away for a day or enjoy a romantic weekend, there is a spot on this list that you’ll love. Even still, this is a just a small selection of the great dates New Jersey has to offer. What romantic spots would you add to this list?