Planning a perfect Valentine’s Day can be difficult and stressful. No matter if you are looking for a romantic dinner spot or a fun daytime activity – fret no more, this list is here to help.
If you’re looking for an intimate, cozy, romantic atmosphere:
Valerie Hill Winery:
The rolling hills and dramatic tree lined entrance leading up to the Civil War era manor house will instantly send you into your very own southern romance story. Start with a wine tasting, grab a bottle of your favorite, and settle into one of the nooks for some one on one conversation with your valentine. If you start getting hungry, order some crackers and their famous cheese ball. You won’t be sorry.
French is a romance language and so is the food. Head over to L’Auberge for authentic French cuisine from the Provence region. This restaurant is full of charm, great wine, fabulous cocktails, and delicious food. The Coq au Vin and the burger are personal favorites.
Do you have a crush? This wine and tapas bar is an excellent option to take your valentine. The lights are low, soft jazz music plays in the background, and there are plenty of plush, cozy couches to snuggle up on while you sip on their extensive wine collection. The intimacy of Crush is perfect for getting to know your crush better.
If you’re looking for a fun, casual atmosphere:
Polka Dot Pot:
Commemorate your Valentine’s Day together by creating mugs, decorating a plate, or painting a piggy bank to save up for all your future adventures together. An activity is a great way to release some tension and just being in the moment. Plus, imagine how cute these photos would be on Instagram or Facebook.
Bright Box Theater:
Bright Box is offering a comedy show the weekend after Valentine’s Day! The easiest way into somebody’s heart is through humor. It’s location on the walking mall make it a perfect pre-dinner or post-dinner event. Sit side by side with your Valentine and maybe even sneak in a hand hold.
50/50 Tap House:
Great burgers, great beers, and fun games. 50/50 is awesome for low-key couples. Don’t be afraid to get messy eating these huge burgers. After dinner, indulge in a little friendly competition by playing pool, shuffleboard, or foosball. Loser owes the winner another beer!