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Top 10 Romantic Getaways Near Washington, DC

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The Washington, DC area is centrally located near a wide range of romantic getaway destinations. You can enjoy a romantic weekend at a luxury resort or a romantic inn and enjoy a wide range of activities from golf to hiking to pampering yourself at a world class spa. Here is a selection of the best romantic getaways within a few hours drive from Washington, DC.

1. The Homestead

The Homestead
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Hot Springs, Virginia. This luxury resort is located in Virginia's Allegheny Mountains and is ranked among the world's finest Golf and Spa resorts. Activities include hiking, biking, fishing, horseback riding, canoeing and more.

2. Nemacolin Woodlands Resort

Nemacolin Woodlands Resort
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Farmington, Pennsylvania. This French renaissance-style Chateau is located in the Laurel Highlands Mountains of Pennsylvania, just a few hours drive from Washington, DC. Families can be accommodated at townhomes and private homes on the resort property. The resort offers an award-winning spa, championship golf and an Adventure Center that hosts a wide range of activities such as paintball, bike rentals, a rock climbing wall, ropes course and a zip line.

3. Salamander Resort & Spa

Salamander Resort & Spa
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Middleburg, Virginia. This is a new luxury resort located on 340 picturesque acres in the center of Northern Virginia’s horse and wine country and just an hour drive from Washington DC. The resort offers a romantic setting a variety of recreational activities.

4. The Inn at Little Washington

The Inn at Little Washington
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Washington, Virginia. This country inn and its restaurant are recognized as one the world’s best. The inn is located in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, an area known for miles of spectacular views, wineries, antique shops and endless opportunities for outdoor recreation.

5. The Greenbrier

The Greenbrier
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White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. The Greenbrier is an award-winning resort and a National Historic landmark with more than 50 recreational activities available including three championship golf courses, indoor and outdoor tennis courts, a 40,000-square-foot spa and more.

6. The Tides Inn

The Tides Inn
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Irvington, Virginia. The inn is nestled on its own peninsula overlooking Carters Creek with a breathtaking view of the Chesapeake Bay. Recreational activities include golf, tennis, croquet, a full service spa, boat cruises, sailing lessons and stand-up paddle boarding.

7. Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina

Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina
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Cambridge, Maryland. The name describes it all! This beautiful luxury hotel sits right on the Chesapeake Bay and has its own isolated beach, an 18-hole championship golf course and 150-slip marina.

8. Lansdowne Resort

Leesburg, Virginia. Located just 40 minutes from Washington, DC in the Virginia Hunt country, this luxury resort offers championship golf and a world class spa and health club.

9. The Inn at Perry Cabin

The Inn at Perry Cabin
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St. Michaels, Maryland. The beautifully furnished 78-room manor house resort is in historic St. Michaels with a prime location right on the Chesapeake Bay. Activities nearby include golf, fishing, sailing, horse-drawn carriage rides, historic tours and more.

10. Williamsburg Inn

The Williamsburg Inn
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Willamsburg, Virginia. The Williamsburg Inn is regarded as one of the world’s best hotels. The inn was remodeled in 2001. Amenities include a top-notch restaurant, an outdoor pool, tennis courts, award-winning golf, and a spa and fitness club. Read About Visiting Colonial Williamsburg
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