15 Romantic Weekend Getaways in Utah

  • SWATHI RAMASWAMY
  • UPDATED May 30, 2018
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Do you feel the romance in your relation fading away? Do you feel that the initial magic of love has been lost? Or are you spent and frustrated looking for a romantic getaway to surprise your loved one with? If your answer to any of these questions is affirmative, then here’s the answer to all of your romance related worries. Get ready to fall in love again in the picturesque pine forests and mountain valleys of Utah, let the snow-covered Cottonwood Canyon fill your lungs with a breath of fresh air and revitalize your romance with new spirits.

1. Little America Hotel, Salt Lake City

If your spouse’s and your idea of romance does not include leaving behind the comforts of civilization for the night, then the Little America Hotel is the perfect choice for you. Situated in the heart of downtown Salt Lake, the Little America Hotel offers you a night of pampering, sparkling cider, and chocolate covered strawberries. If you are looking for some outdoor adventure, the Wasatch Canyons which are at a distance of twenty-five minutes from the hotel offer biking, hiking, skiing, fishing and camping. Forget the world as you lose yourself in the eyes of your sweetheart as you take a dip in the hotel’s indoor pool.

2. Alaskan Inn Bed & Breakfast

The Alaskan Inn offers a true romantic retreat for couples looking to de-stress and cast away all worldly worries. Book a couple’s massage package to melt your stress away. Snuggle by the fireside holding a hot signature Alaskan Inn mug of peppermint hot chocolate topped with whipping cream. And if you get bored indoors, spend the day at El Monte Golf Course which is a mere three miles away from the inn. 

3. Castle Creek Inn

A blend of vintage elegance and modern conveniences, Castle Creek Inn will transport you back through time and give you a royal experience. Disregard all your obligations for the moment as you lay in the two person jet tub. Give in to your sweet cravings and indulge in the hotel’s hot fudge sundae delicacy or order a banana split. Prepare for a movie marathon night by taking advantage of the inn’s All-Night Snack Bar & Movie Library.

4. Hines Mansion

Even though a reminiscent of Victorian Era, Hines Mansion features all sorts of modern luxuries. Envision a night of strawberries and cream followed by a scrumptious hot gourmet breakfast in the morning; that’s what a stay at Hines Mansion ensues. Spend the day horseback riding and soaking in the scenic mountains and valleys of Provo. Hike through the trails of Stewart Falls during the early spring for photogenic and breath-taking views.

5. Stein Eriksen Lodge

Stein Eriksen Lodge offers its guest a truly majestic alpine setting combined with couple’s spa packages to unwind and relax. Or treat your loved one to the ultimate three-course dining experience against the backdrop of Park City’s beautiful mountains. Spend Friday night watching a movie in the lodge’s new Freestyle Theatre while holding hands and sharing popcorn with your spouse. Explore Park City and treat yourselves to the gourmet picnic basket provided by Stein Eriksen Lodge. 

6. Goldener Hirsch Inn

Deeply influenced by the décor of its Austrian namesake, Deer Valley’s Goldener Hirsch Inn bestows its guests with an astounding ambience. The hotel offers an array of luxury suites featuring wood burning fireplaces, private balconies, and canopy style beds to snuggle into after a day of tiring outdoor adventures. What can be more romantic than floating in a hot air balloon? Surprise your lady love by getting the concierge at the hotel to book you one. Take a short romantic drive to Park City’s Main Street that is teeming with beautiful art galleries, boutiques, and restaurants or strolls through the Park City Museum.  

7. The Grand America Hotel

With floor-to-ceiling windows that offer a breathtaking a view of Salty City and the hotel’s magnificently landscaped gardens, the Grand America Hotel is a splendid choice for a romantic getaway. Indulge in the grand experience of strolling through the expanse of the Grand America Hotel on the Grand Tour; hearing the story of the Mostacelli’s chandeliers and Spindler’s Marquetry. Soothe your ears listening to live jazz music in the Lobby Lounge while sipping on vibrant cocktails. 

8. Sorrel River Ranch Resort & Spa

Set amidst Southern Utah’s scenic arches and red rock mountains, Sorrel River Ranch Resort & Spa is a gem waiting to be explored. With farm-to-table meals and claw foot, jetted tubs, the resort offers a spectacular getaway experience. Conclude your romantic interlude by a bonfire while the hotel concierge serves you marshmallows and chocolate to satiate your sweet tooth. Catering to the needs of its varied guests, Sorrel River Ranch Spa offers a plethora of natural therapies and body massages. 

9. The Chateaux

Overlooking the lofty Park City Mountains, The Chateaux endeavours to provide its guests a moment of peace and a chance to reconnect with nature. Well known for its authentic Italian dining experience, the hotel aims to satisfy the taste buds of all its guests with an assortment of dishes. Explore over 400 miles of scenic but gruesome trails mountain biking or ATV Riding. Enjoy dinnertime pizza and lively après and sip pints in the Cena Lounge while admiring the copper topped-bar and floor-to-ceiling windows. 

10. Capital Reef Resort

A mile from Capitol Reef National Park, Capital Reef Resort lends a paradisiacal romantic reprieve. Enjoy the outdoors and reignite the romantic flare in your relationship as you bike, hike and canyoneer the Grand Circle of National Parks.

Witness Utah’s awe-inspiring sunset with your own pack of special llamas available at the resort.

Traverse the backcountry roads of Capital Reef National Park, experiencing the beauty of Cathedral Valley, the temple of the Sun, and the Temple of the Moon, on a Jeep Safari offered at the resort.

11. Zermatt Resort

Featuring a range of indoor and outdoor pools, a European-style prime steakhouse, homemade pies, and a state-of-the-art spa, the Swiss-inspired Zermatt Resort provides a variety of services all under one roof. Let a sigh of relief in the large indoor hot tub starring a two-storey waterfall or watch the night stars in the outdoor hot tub.

Challenge your loved one to a game of tennis on the grounds surrounded by cobbled stone pathways.

12. Arrowhead Bead & Breakfast

Comprising of spacious cabins, antique lodge rooms, and huge wooden porches, Arrowhead Bed & Breakfast provides the perfect setting for couples to spend their nights star gazing. Take a romantic evening stroll on the Property Walking Trails and Creek Walking Path of the lodge while holding hands with your better half.

Walk across the street to Maynard Dixon Studio & Bingham Gallery to spend an evening appraising art. 

13. Red Cliff Lodge

You might feel like you have travelled back in time once you step into wood-panelled, rustic Red Cliffs Lodge; however, your comfort levels would remain unparalleled with all the modern amenities that have been provided. Choose to spend a night on the mild waters of Colorado River whitewater rafting with your spouse, relaxing and soaking in the silence. Marvel at the stunning views of the Canyonlands and Arches National Park by taking a scenic flight tour of the Moab.

14. Sunflower Hill Luxury Inn

Sunflower Hill Luxury Inn features a rustic Ranch House and a beautiful Garden Cottage full of luxurious comforts and spectacular views. Upscale furnishings and private balconies make for a memorable stay. Visit the blooming breakfast garden, and fruit orchard of the inn that provides delicious fruits for the breakfast table.

Relax in the lawn chairs surrounding the pool, and overlooking the expansive garden oasis lawns. 

15. Dream Katchers Lake Powell Bed & Breakfast

The perfect retreat for newly-weds, Dream Katchers Lake Powell Bed & Breakfast offers a unique getaway experience and a spectacular setting to discover love and make memories. 

Gaze at the majesty of Lake Powell and partake in its panorama by taking the Lake Powell Panoramic Cruise.

Enjoy the sweet sound of tranquility with your loved one while you float downPetroglyph Beach and Horseshoe Bend. 

What are you waiting for? Forget the mundane problems of your routine life, and choose the ideal getaway to create memories worth a life time with your soul mate. Life is short; you need to cherish and make each moment memorable, and ever-lasting.

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SWATHI RAMASWAMY SWATHI RAMASWAMY

Happy-go-lucky gourmand met boho femme met snoozy miss, proud of her playlist and closet; very particular about her chai, sleep and movies. Seasonal writer, voracious reader and placid traveler. Ok, that's it! can't think of any more adjectives. Read more of my blogs to know little bit about me.

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