Valentine’s Top Destination: New Jersey
Whisk away the one you love to New Jersey this Valentine’s Day
Surprise the love of your life with a romantic stay in stunning New Jersey on 14 February and you’ll have a trip you’ll never forget. New Jersey has a unique combination of vibrant city life and tranquil scenery as well as stunning shorelines and a great nightlife so put together a short vacation just for the two of you and even consider proposing if you think the time is right.
It’s 800 years since writers and poets in England started to associate 14 February with the day of love and romance. They linked the occasion with the life of the Roman priest named Valentine who healed the daughter of his jailer as he awaited execution. He sent a letter to her and signed it ‘Your Valentine’. Ever since the great authors of the 14th century began to associate his name with love, couples have been declaring their feelings for each other either as public gestures of romance or through the secretive sending of cards signed only ‘Your Valentine’. If you’re looking to take your declaration of affection to another level, New Jersey will give you everything you desire – and more.
Travel in style
Whether you travel from another destination or already live in the area, start the day or night off in style by choosing to be transported around the area with unforgettable glamor. A limousine is the perfect way to ride along the coast, arrive at restaurants for lunch and dinner or to sip a glass of champagne as you travel the streets of Atlantic City heading towards your luxury hotel. A great option would be a vintage Exalibur to really turn heads or perhaps the classic Lincoln which can now be hired in romantic colors such as champagne or silver.
Up, up and away
The only way to see the whole of New Jersey in a day is from the air. Surprise your Valentine with a hot air balloon ride and you’ll step out of your limousine and into a basket to rise high into the sky. You can see landmarks such as the New Jersey State House, the Atlantic City Boardwalk and the Absecon Lighthouse in a way you’ve never imagined. You can also spend dinner in the air with a romantic table for two gourmet meal whilst in the balloon, all adding to a memorable and unique day together.
Watch the sunset on the sand
As the love-filled day comes to a close, the best way to see the sun set is from the beach and New Jersey is certainly blessed with beautiful sands to spend the twilight hours holding hands and watching nature at its best. There are a number of beaches to choose from in the 130 miles of dunes and waves from Sandy Hook to Cape May. If you want to visit the most famous beach, choose Jersey Shore with the selection of facilities and places to sit and see the sun disappear behind the horizon. If you want a quieter and intimate time together, ask your chauffeur to head to the Lavallette Boardwalk just north of Seaside Heights. It’s an incredibly peaceful bay area at any time of the year and there’s every chance you’ll have the ocean view all to yourselves in the evening. If you’re looking for a place to propose, then this is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for.
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