Couples that travel together stay together, as I’ve been saying for years. When things go wrong, you learn a lot about each other and how well you function as a team.
But instead of going to an all-inclusive resort, do something a little more daring. There are innumerable excursions throughout the world that will make your heart skip a beat, whether it’s an expedition to Antarctica, skydiving in New Zealand, or gaining your scuba diving certification.
We’ve selected some of our favorite tours and the most popular places for an exciting journey with your spouse to make the trip-planning process easier. Are you ready to create scrapbook-worthy memories? So, keep scrolling for anything from travel inspiration to useful hints for your next fantastic getaway.
Multi-Adventure In Santorini And Crete
Santorini, consistently considered one of the most beautiful islands in the world, envelops you in romance, sunlight, warm sea, wonderful local wine, and ideally shaded rooftop cafés to lie back and watch the world go by. Stroll through maze-like passageways in the center of the island’s famed white-washed towns over the beautiful Aegean Sea with your partner. Enjoy delectably fresh seafood and vibrantly colored flowers, then unwind in beautiful hotels and soak in a distinctly Greek mood that will make you feel as if you’ve stepped into a dream.
Walking and Hiking Tour of the Italian Lakes
It’s time to become acquainted with the Great Lakes on the other side of the Atlantic. The Italian Lakes Hiking & Walking Tour is an underappreciated romanticism classic alternative to more popular Italian sites. Spend a week in the shadow of the Alps, surrounded by magnificent mansions and gardens, drive-on boat docks, potted flowers, and picture-perfect piazzas. There are several calm spots in charming villages where you and your loved one may escape. In this location, you can’t help but feel like you’re in the middle of an ancient fairy tale.
Snow Adventure in Yellowstone and the Tetons
By day, it’s dog sledding; by night, it’s campfire games. This is one of Backroads’ rare Northern Hemisphere winter locations, and it is a calmer, more intimate time to visit Yellowstone and the Tetons. Whether you’re a first-time snowshoer or an experienced ice walker, be ready to discover two great national parks in a new and neglected manner. After a long day in the snow, retire to one of the snug fireside lodges, savor some wonderful cuisine, and take in the panoramic views of your newly discovered region. The snow weather will not be so friendly remember to carry with you your favorite custom seam taped jacket.
Bike Tour on the Douro River
Choose who you tell about the enchantment of Portugal with care—this is a genuinely priceless location! The Douro River Cruise offers a city-by-city hit list of date-night options on lighted cobblestone plazas and quiet cafés. Dance through the balmy evenings from Madrid to Porto while sharing delicious wines. Because you only have to unpack your custom individual lashes and your other belongings once, you can develop a nightly routine of leaning back on your private balcony and taking in the breathtaking landscape. There’s no need to join the rest of the ship for views if you want a more personal atmosphere.
Couples looking for adventure, take note! There is no better spot to experience the outdoor adventure of your dreams than Iceland.
Few places can compete with Iceland’s natural beauty. Iceland will steal your breath away at every turn, with glaciers, volcanoes, and the famed Northern Lights.
The Ion Hotel in Iceland is a must-see attraction in and of itself. This eco-friendly hotel, known for its magnificent views of the Northern Lights, has an unearthly beauty and is the ideal spot to base yourself for a romantic trip in Iceland!
Bike Tour from Provence to the French Riviera
From charming French countryside to the magnificent French coastline, you’ll feel as if you’re in a world that’s too lovely to be true. This bike tour allows you to brush elbows with the glitterati on the stylish Côte d’Azur and in spectacular Cannes. When you’re not bicycling, take a stroll through gorgeous castles and exquisite gardens with your partner. Hold on as you travel to supper by private boat. Accept the flirty French way of life and fall in love with it—as well as with each other.
Bike Tour in California’s Wine Country
This excursion is designed to give you plenty of opportunities to deviate from the path and get lost in beautiful vistas. Make a memorable moment by stopping at a favorite tasting room. Begin your day with an optional hot-air balloon ride from our Napa hotel, and conclude it with a Roman Bath at the Sonoma Fairmont Mission Inn. Another day includes a sunset stroll around Bodega Bay, followed by a bath in an infinity hot tub overlooking the coast under a starry sky. Finish the week with a date night in Healdsburg’s vibrant downtown. At its best, Wine Country!
Whether you’re searching for action and adventure, the world’s top beach getaways, excursions for wine lovers, extraordinarily opulent hotels, majestic mountains, or anything else, we’ve got you covered. Find your ideal next excursion and it a reality!