Planning a proposal? You must be excited! …and, probably terrified.
But that’s okay!
If you’re ready to get the ring and pop the question, your partner is most likely already hoping you will. But in order to erase that last shred of a doubt, it’s important to pick a proposal spot that will sweep them off of their feet and fill the moment with all of the beauty, optimism, and memorability that it deserves. And we’ve got you covered.
Thanks to a poll from the EliteSingles dating site which surveyed 1600 people, the majority has spoken: these are the best places to propose in 2020.
Pick a place off of this list, and you’re sure to set the mood for an enthusiastic yes…and the memory of a lifetime.
The lagoon environment of Venice makes it one of the most beautiful and often-visited places in the world, with rustic buildings seeming to float on the water that runs in small, idyllic canals through the city instead of paved streets. Once the capital of its own prosperous republic, Venice is still made up of the exotic architecture that it built over a thousand years of intimate trade with cultures from every corner of the world today – and as charming as ever. Turn an already romantic private gondola ride between dinner and the hotel into a surprise proposal that will take your fiancee-to-be by surprise.
Reputed to have the best year-round weather in the world, this island can double as the first of many engagement anniversaries – AND a delightful escape from the cold. Hawaii is worth visiting in its own right, so you will have plenty of amazing activities to fill your time with from hiking in the lush, green mountain forests to snorkeling with the tropical ocean life. With a trip to the sunshine, your plan won’t need any explanation other than good times. But a proposal will make an already memorable trip unforgettable.
Well, it’s called the city of love for a reason. With large, twinkling rivers, lots of parks, and the dazzling Eiffel Tower standing tall over all of Paris, almost every corner makes for an amazing proposal spot. But be warned – the city has quite the reputation, so your partner may be onto you if you opt for a trip to Paris! If you’re with someone who loves planning and being prepared, this is definitely your best bet.
Plitvice National Park, Croatia
Take the love of your life on a trip through the past in Dubrovnik, surrounded by medieval stones and castles that whisper the secrets of another era’s civilization. But then, get out of civilization all together and into the woods in Croatia’s Plitvice National Park, where magical waterfalls lay hidden in the forest to make the perfect natural soundtrack – and photo backdrop! – for your perfect moment.
Las Vegas, Nevada
This famously fun getaway is full of glamorous high-rise hotels and exciting shows an activities. And most importantly, if you and your partner are ready to tie the knot – you don’t have to wait another minute! Make your love last a lifetime with a short trip to one of the many legal marriage officiants on the strip…just look out for Elvis if you can’t find one.
What does love look like? A home that’s been built and well-lived in together, to be exact. So there’s really no need to go any farther for your perfect proposal than the place where you and your partner return to each other every day – the place you both call home. It may not sound fancy, but it’s so very romantic – and will definitely take your partner by surprise.