Romantic Getaways Near Sacramento

Fall in love with these romantic things to do right in the heart of California!

Whether you're planning Valentine's Day getaway or an anniversary trip, Rancho Cordova can bring the romance. With incredible food, entertainment and history nearby, there is no better place to spend a memorable weekend getaway with your loved one.

How many destinations boast hiking, wine tasting, history, art, and authentic farm-to-fork cuisine all in one place? And with a wide range of accommodations available, visit Rancho Cordova, and you'll see you don't have to go far to find some quality time with your significant other.


Refresh and connect by starting your morning off with a hike through the scenic trails around the area. With 23 miles of breathtaking nature right outside your hotel door, it's easy to take a walk and find your favorite spot to enjoy this remarkable place. No matter what time of year, there is a perfect trail for your romantic weekend. Find more trail information.


Wine tasting has romance written all over it. Spend your afternoon cruising through some of the region's best wineries, experiencing fantastic, award-winning wines and fine dining. With eight wine regions located in and around Sacramento, the surrounding areas collectively offer more than 200 wineries, vineyards, and tasting rooms. Find more information on Sacramento regional wineries.


Visit one of Sacramento's many art museums and stroll through exhibits where together you can admire the beauty of creativity. Our list of favorites includes The Crocker Art Museum, one of the country's oldest public art museums. Check out all of the options for you to explore your romantic artsy side.


You know what they say...the way to someone's heart is through their stomach, so why not take your love to a cooking class right in the heart of the farm-to-fork capital of America? Sacramento's Natural Foods Co-Op offers incredible cooking classes featuring high-quality, local, and organic ingredients. You and your partner can spend a relaxing afternoon learning new farm-to-fork recipes you can cook together forever.

HORNBLOWER RIVER CRUISE (closed until further notice)

Sacramento is affectionately known as "The River City" and is located at the confluence of two major rivers. Knowing this, taking a Hornblower cruise and drifting through the historic Sacramento River sounds pretty peaceful right? This hour-long float includes a narrated tour back in history during the infamous Gold Rush of California.


What's more romantic than turning back time and heading to a drive-in movie? There are only a little over 300 drive-in movie theaters left in the entire U.S., and we've got one. So for all you movie-buffs, turn your movie night into a night under the stars at the West Wind Drive-In. Click here to see showtimes.

Now that you have your romantic weekend all mapped out, go ahead and book a room at any of the affordable and comfortable hotels in Rancho Cordova.