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Best Vanlife Valentine’s Day Destinations

With Valentine's day around the corner, we put together a curated list of the most romantic vanlife destinations to make sure to woo your lover's heart.

By Sam Mohun

February 10th, 2022


Sandy, Utah  

Sandy, Utah
little cottonwood canyon

Come visit the outskirts of Salt Lake City and take a drive into Sandy Utah. Sandy is just minutes from world-class backcountry skiing, climbing, hiking, and four ski resorts. There are the Big and Little Cottonwood Canyons ready to explore. If you are looking for a Valentine's Day close to the snow head to Sandy Utah, and enjoy the romantic outdoors. Check out The perfect spot for experiencing the Wasatch Mtns on Vanly.

Escondido, California 

Escondido, Escondido 6 Palms

In the hills of San Diego California lies Escondido, 15 miles from the ocean and 40 miles from the border of Mexico. Escondido is home to many local breweries and vineyards to get delicious food and hand-crafted drinks. You can find Hacienda 6 Palms Olive Ranch on Vanly where you can spend a warm evening overlooking the hills from private, secret, and romantic gardens nestled among majestic California oak trees.   

Santa Cruz, California

Santa Cruz

Take your partner out to the majestic redwoods and stunning coastline of the greater Santa Cruz area. From the redwoods to the beach there will be plenty for you and your partner to do on this romantic trip. Outdoors sports like mountain biking and surfing are great activities to do in this little gem of a city. Check out Vancamp Santa Cruz to stay in the beautiful mountains of Santa Cruz!

Santa Cruz
Mountains of Santa Cruz

Cascade Locks, Oregon 

Another romantic destination is Cascade Locks in Oregon. There you will find the breathtaking Columbia river between beautiful mountains. Cascade Locks and the surrounding area are splattered with hiking trails and waterfalls. For an evening of romance treat your lover to the 2-hour Columbia River Gorge Dinner Cruise on the gorgeous Sternwheeler boat. Check out Cascade Locks, OR Vanly Stay for a romantic getaway!  

Multnomah Creek Way Trail
Cascade in Multnomah Creek Way Trail

Plan Your Romantic Getaway

The days are getting longer as spring approaches, and there is no better time to hop in the van and soak up the beautiful Winter. Treat your partner and yourself to a road trip this Valentine’s day and explore this beautiful road-trip-ready country. Cheers & Happy trails!  

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