As we sped up the Pacific Coast Highway, the hectic streets and busy city life were literally in our rear-view mirror. Looking ahead, we could see the coastline stretching out in the distance, set to the backdrop of a sky bursting with oranges and pinks. We pulled off the road, shuffled over to the soft sand, and sat side by side where we could watch the sunset fade into a pastel twilight.
The natural beauty abundant in Southern California is really all you need for a romantic weekend with your best guy or gal, but there are a few places that really kick up the ambiance. Whether you’re in the mood for sand and surf, fresh mountain air and pine trees, or some cleansing desert heat, try one of these romantic getaways in Southern California. A new chapter in your love story awaits.