New Orleans, Louisiana
Good for Those who want a city experience instead of a beachy one. Known as the Paris of the South, the Big Easy has a romantic side, especially if dinners a deux and carriage rides are your thing.
Where to stay The Hyatt French Quarter recently underwent a $20 million renovation. The W New Orleans French Quarter was scheduled to reopen in August. The property features the SoBou (South of Bourbon) restaurant. The courtyard can hold 150 for a wedding. The Studio Room is ideal for 50. New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau, 504-566-5011, neworleanscvb.com