In the words of Albert Einstein, “Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.” We’re wondering if he was talking about people falling love with each other or with cottage country? Mankind simply loves love and all its milk chocolate covered mysteries, and there’s no better place to clink glasses with Mr. Cupid than in cottage country. Valentine’s Day comes only once a year, so seize the opportunity to take a romantic retreat to the place you love the most with the one you love the most. With our collection of lovey-dovey destinations, a gorgeous weekend getaway is right within reach.
1. Quebec City, QC: No one has the game of love on lockdown quite like the French, and you don’t have to fly all the way to Paris to live a Franco fairy-tale. Quebec City is arguably the most romantic city in North America, and if you head there for Valentine’s Day you’ll also get to experience Carnival!
2. Prince County, PEI: If you’re looking to spend a luxurious weekend sipping champagne and chowing down on first-class crustaceans, this seaside retreat will be your seventh heaven.
3. Kawarthas, ON: Less than two hours away from Toronto, this cottage country hot spot is a hotbed of bed and breakfasts.
4. Collingwood, ON: bordered by the Blue Mountains and Wasaga Beach Provincial Park, this Simcoe County small town has more charm than Cupid will know what to do with.