Although many states grow grapes and make wines, California -- specifically Sonoma County and Napa Valley -- is best known for its wineries.
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Each of the films is set in a travel-worthy destination: The first, Before Sunrise (1995) follows the couple as they meet on a train in Budapest and disembark in Vienna, walking and talking through the night.
Released May 24, 2013, Before Midnight catches up with the couple in glorious, sun-baked Greece in another nine years, when their lives have taken a surprising turn. About.com's Guide to Greece Travel features everything movie fans enticed by the ancient land will want to know about the film locations:
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Sure, there's a lot of noise and crosstalk on Twitter. But if you're judicious about who you follow and visit often, you can get clued in to great travel deals that make romantic getaways affordable.
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A castle on a hilltop... a Victorian opera house... steam trains and riverboats... pristine waterways and scenic vistas... country inns with gourmet kitchens and even a honeymoon suite....
Experience it all in the Lower Connecticut River Valley.
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In between all those sweet somethings, you're moving ahead and defining your life together. To make sure it's on the right track, check out my list of 7 Essential Questions for Newlyweds to Ask -- and Answer.
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Built with four wheels instead of two, a spinner suitcase rolls like a dream and can manage much heavier loads than a standard rolling suitcase. This genuine honeymoon delight will save your back for more pleasant pursuits.
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Discover Where to Stay and What to Do in Grenada from husband-and-wife team Lyn & Arthur Dobrin, who recently traveled to Grenada.
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Whether you have a destination in mind and tickets in hand, or haven't yet decided where to go, find ideas at Planning a Romantic Summer Vacation.
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Summer vacation isn't just for grown-ups. So if you're intent on a totally a romantic one in 2013, free of annoying kids, consider a childfree vacation: