Romantic Escape on the Amtrak Downeaster

Let your love be transported just in time for Valentine’s Day. Foodie cities, luxurious hotel accommodations, theatre and more. Destinations on the Downeaster route will truly set the stage for your date night.

Looking for assistance in planning the perfect getaway? We’ve highlighted some of our favorite destinations and Downeaster deals to help you impress your Valentine and make this one date you both will never forget.

Boston Bound

Dining in Boston


Pasta in the North End. Nobody does Italian romance like Mamma Maria. The historical and intimate dining setting boasts unique Mediterranean and Italian dishes that rotate reflecting fresh and available fare. This restaurant is very popular and accepts reservations on Open Table.

Euno Ristorante is also located in the North End and knows Italian very well. Their extensive offering of fine wines accompanies romantic décor and menu items sure to impress the taste buds, and your Valentine.

Boston Yacht Haven Inn and Marina

Complete your getaway with an overnight stay at the Boston Yacht Haven Inn and Marina, located in the North End of Boston. This intimate and exceptionally romantic stay is located on the Boston Harbor and provide a nautical setting with comfort and New England themes.

Battery Wharf Hotel

Looking for an onsite spa to really wow your significant other? Try the Battery Wharf Hotel on Boston’s Waterfront in the North End. Deluxe rooms with a long list of amenities make this overnight experience luxurious and uniquely memorable.

Destination Portland

Maine Lobster

Walk hand in hand along Portland’s waterfront and experience this eccentric foodie city.

Luna Rooftop Bar, with a bird’s-eye view of the working waterfront is a modern and upscale adventure. Serving artesian cocktails and small plates that encompass the richest flavors of Maine, we suggest starting your night here. Grab an appetizer and take in the romance by the fireplace.

Make your way down to the heart of the Old Port and enjoy the main course at ViA VEECHiA where romance can be found in every detail. We suggest grabbing reservations ahead of time. With award winning interior design, top notch service and course offerings ViA delivers the best of Italy in the heart of the Old Port. Seasonal pastas give way to decadent ingredients and flavors that sing of a dinner that will truly wow any Valentine.

Downeaster Deals and Discounts

Seniors 65+ travel 50% off every day.
Train to Maine BOGO! Escape to coastal Maine and save.

Downeaster Travel Packages offer overnight stays in Boston with exceptional savings. All packages include round-trip transportation on the Amtrak Downeaster, overnight accommodations at a variety of Boston hotels and a $50 dinner credit. They do the planning. You do all the celebrating.