When was the last time you and your love took a respite on life? Between work and family, it’s easy to get caught up in the day to day schedules and forget to spend time as a couple. If this sounds like you, maybe it’s time to consider a couples retreat. The best part: you don’t have to go far. Maryland offers endless opportunities for couples to rekindle, renew, and revitalize relationships.
To plan a couples retreat, first, make a list of activities that you both love. Explore places new to you both and add a little mystery and anticipation to your trip. It’s not necessary to map out every minute of your day, but it is helpful to have a destination in mind. Remember to let spontaneity be part of your adventure too.
If you need inspiration for couples retreats Maryland-style, we found a few places to start:
Your accommodations are important! If you want to set the mood for cozy, warm, and romantic, Blue Moon Rising Resort is a great option! Revive your passion in a whimsical rustic cabin surrounded by the sights and sounds of nature. You’ll appreciate the privacy and unique surroundings our one-of-a-kind resort offers.
Maryland has some extraordinary hiking trails at the Eastern Continental Divide near Grantsville. This rugged seam where North America’s continental plates separate makes this area a geological wonder and a challenge to hike. With views of gorgeous rivers, lakes, and streams, this mountain trail spans across three state parks.
If you and your love like to roll the dice with Lady Luck, discover the casino floor at Rocky Gap Casino Resort in Flintstone. With over 600 slot machines, blackjack, roulette, Mississippi Stud, and Three Card Poker, you’re bound to find a game you love. Dine at one of the many restaurants and enjoy live weekend entertainment.
Calling all history buffs! For those couples who love to take in a little history and drink a little wine, the Antietam Highlands Wine Trail is an easy drive from the city. Escape to another place in time and visit unique vineyards along a winding stretch of highway that connects Maryland’s rolling hills and historic battlefields. Along the way, take time to experience the unforgettable small towns that endure the test of time.
Did you know FeBREWary is a month-long celebration of craft beer in Maryland? With craft brew events across the state, make a beer-tasting part of your experience. From the mountains to beaches, Maryland embraces the beer culture with breweries, alehouses, and brewpub events that introduce patrons to the nuances of craft beer. Expand your taste buds and hoist a pint to the great state of Maryland.
Remember, as a couple, it is important to make time for each other. An occasional weekend getaway could be the prescription that keeps your relationship healthy and happy. Start planning your Maryland couples retreat today!
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