Travel + Leisure names Beaufort, NC the 2nd most romantic town in America

Beaufort named one of the most romantic towns in America by Travel+Leisure? What took them so long.

Our past abounds with romance and adventure, and much of that spirit has steeped into present day Beaufort, North Carolina. Sipping wine while overlooking the water is just the beginning. Cozy B&Bs, amazing restaurants, out-of-the-bustle location – heck, even our historic burying ground was named as one of North Carolina’s 100 most romantic places.

To calculate the most romantic towns across America, Travel + Leisure looked at the most lover-friendly categories: brunch spots, bakeries, farmers’ markets, wine scenes … and, of course, romantic hotels.

So whether you’re aiming to stoke the fires of a long-smoldering interest or spend some quality time bonding with your boo, read on to discover the best towns for romance. – Travel + Leisure

Of course, we believe that it doesn’t get any more romantic than an evening with exquisite wine, gourmet food, and someone you love at one of our 2014 Beaufort Wine & Food Wine Dinners.