11 Romantic Getaways That Won't Break the Bank

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Columbia River Gorge Wine Country, Oregon

The breathtaking views of Oregon wine country are much more budget-friendly than other popular wine valleys. Travel from hamlet to hamlet in this river region that includes more than 30 wineries. Visit in the fall and winter offseason for an even more thrifty, romantic adventure.

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Savannah, Georgia

Hold hands while walking under the Spanish moss of Forsyth Park or relax on the nearby beach of Tybee Island, all available for free. River Street's nightlife and fresh seafood are a highlight of this charming southern town but be sure to reserve your lodging outside of the historic district to save money.

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Athens, Greece

With hotel rooms for less than $40 a night, you'll be able to rest easy knowing your budget can go towards delicious Greek food. Take the free walking tour to learn about this ancient metropolis.

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Prague

Prague boasts a rich history with many art galleries and exhibits. Visit a local pub after touring the city center, because locals claim beer is cheaper than water.

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Blue Lake Ranch, Colorado

Just a few minutes away from Durango, Colorado, this secluded ranch offers a multitude of romantic lodging options. Reserve a private cottage in the woods for less than $200 a night and treat yourselves to nearby Trimble Hot Springs with rates starting at $19 a session.

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Asheville, North Carolina

Well-known for its craft breweries, visit the ever popular foodie town of Asheville, North Carolina. The surrounding mountains create gorgeous photos and tickets for the Biltmore Estate are fairly reasonable in the offseason.

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A Caribbean Cruise

The most affordable time to book a cruise is during the fall and winter offseasons. The Caribbean typically stays warm no matter the time of year and if you go while school is in session, your cruise is more likely to be adults only.

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Yellowstone National Park

Escape reality under the glistening stars on a camping trip inside Yellowstone National Park. Enjoy serene landscapes and bond with both nature and your significant other at forgettable costs.

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City offers about a dozen ski resorts for the adventurous couple to choose from and it's more affordable than other prestigious skiing cities. If you're not a fan of snow, the warmer seasons offer hiking and nature trails are some of the best in the country.

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Amsterdam

Start the morning at a cozy cafe by the canal and rent a bicycle to explore this historic Dutch city. If you both fancy the nightlife, consider nightclubs like WesterUnie for an electric thrill.

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The Azores, Portugal

Nature-lovers will enjoy a trip to these remote islands as whale watching and hiking trails are just a few of the activities available here. Visit one of the many wineries on Pico Island and be sure to try one of the local pineapples that offer a distinct taste.

By Tyler Carnahan

Most couples look forward to a romantic getaway, but the cost can quickly become a deterrent. You want the ability to splurge on delicious food, beverages and gifts for each other, without feeling guilty. The destinations on this list are sure to bring joy to you and your significant other.

These are the romantic destinations that offer all of the romance without any of the regrets.

Tyler Carnahan
About the author

Tyler Carnahan is originally from Orlando, Florida, and has lived in the Augusta,...