Cupid's Pulse Article: Date Idea: Hometown HotelCupid's Pulse Article: Date Idea: Hometown Hotel

By Jessica Conigliaro and Carly Horowitz

Plan an exciting “stay-cation” with your partner, and spend the weekend in a hotel right down the block. Going on vacation is usually extremely costly. But luckily, it doesn’t have to be. If you’re looking for a few inexpensive nights of relaxation, simply stay in your hometown. Even though you’re not traveling too far, this still serves as a romantic getaway because it is always beneficial to spend some time with your boo out of the house.

Enjoy a romantic and quick date idea while saving some bucks!

Order scrumptious room service and spend some peaceful time together without worrying about any responsibilities. Cuddle up in bed and rent a movie- maybe watch something that you both missed when it was in theaters. Don’t forget the popcorn! A little escape from reality is just what the two of you need to prepare for yet another work week.

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Be sure to plan a couple’s spa day in order to make it really feel like you are vacationing together. Get a soothing massage or relax in the sauna with your partner. While you’re at it, spoil yourself and get a facial too. You will get both be in the vacation spirit before you know it!

Additionally, use this time to bond with your partner by going to the gym together. A “stay-cation” is the perfect opportunity to reset your workout routine – you have a free gym at your disposal! Jump on side-by-side treadmills or head to a local hiking trail. If the hotel offers yoga classes, give that a shot too! Yoga is an amazing activity that helps you get in touch with your inner self. You’ll both relax, work up a sweat, and feel great about yourselves.

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Go down to the hotel restaurant one night for a romantic dinner. Treat yourselves and order the most expensive thing on the menu. Sip on some fancy cocktails while you wait for your meal. Be sure to save room for dessert too! Get a brownie sundae and let your sweetheart feed you delicious scoops of ice cream and hot fudge. What a perfect way to end a perfect weekend.

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Tell us about a “stay-cation” that you’ve enjoyed with your partner!