5 Unforgettable romantic trips with some of the most stunningly sensual views in the country. 

Upstate New York fills both the heart and soul with  its tapestry of hills, rivers, lakes, quaint towns, and country fields…  And it is never more beautiful than it is in autumn when the leaves turn such spectacular shades or red, orange, and yellow.

When the air is crisp and autumn’s grander aligns with everything pumpkin spice you might be tempted to roam the back roads a blaze with color, sharing it all with someone special.


By its very nature, the idea of train rides evokes nostalgia and romance. the Adirondack Scenic Railroad’s scenic Fall Foliage Gateway is a Truly Unique way to unplug and enjoy each other while taking in the beauty of the changing colors of the area.  Treat the two of you to their First Class option where you’ll enjoy hors d’oeuvre and some sweet treats. For more information go to:


High above the earth, the ground is a virtual tapestry of color, Hot air ballooning has to be one of the most romantic ways to experience fall foliage. I don’t believe anything could be more specular or more romantic than seeing New York from above. SunKiss ballooning offers  40-60 min shared and private flights. Check out their site for more information


Some of the most romantic hikes involve Waterfalls. New York is home to 2000 waters  Imagine a hike along a glorious trail highlighted by red, yellow, and orange leaves, a picnic lunch, a little cheese, some wine, and a beautiful waterfall. That’s the stuff that memories are made of and you can experience that at Chittenango Falls State Park in Cazenovia, NY. For more info go to


A romantic fall rendezvous needs little more than a glass, or two, of wine and a partner. If your idea of an autumn day trip is to indulge in finer things life has to offer,  luxurious food and a bottle of wine overlooking a setting that one only finds in movies then you want head up to Seance Lake and drop in to the Fox Run Vineyard to reserve your date.


Lake Erie Evening Sail grab your perfect sailing companion and head to Lake Erie. The sunsets and night skies are nothing short of spectacular and there is no better way to enjoy them than aboard the majestic Spirit of Buffalo. This evening two-hour cruise is delightfully romantic and the perfect way to leave the world behind. For more info check out