With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, you may be stressing out, trying to figure out what to buy for your sweetheart. Skip the jewelry and flowers this year and head somewhere new for a grand adventure together. With this list of 6 Valentine’s Day day trips, you will be sure to make an everlasting impression this year.
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For such an affordable place to travel to, Portland has so much fun to offer its visitors. For those couples who love wine and food, you are in for quite a treat! “Wine Country” is a destination that should be on the top of your list. Don’t leave Portland without stopping in and trying a glass… or four (if you’re not driving of course). Another option is to head to Woodburn Outlet Mall so you can shop the day away. This mall has no sales tax, and is a very popular destination area.
Looking to have a fun night in a new and exciting place? Memphis is known for its nightlife and live music, which calls for a great trip. Head out on Beale Street for three blocks of shops and nightclubs. Go dancing with your honey while listening to exciting music, and you will be sure to remember this trip years from now! If you are looking for something to do during the day, go to the Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum or take a beautiful sightseeing cruise at the Memphis Riverboat tours.
What better way to enjoy Valentine’s Day than spending it in the romantic and famous New York City? While there are many things to do around this time of the year, one awesome option is to grab a pair of skates and head onto The Rink at Rockefeller Center. There is nothing sweeter than ice skating while holding hands with the one that you love. Not a fan of the cold? How about watching a Broadway show instead?! From comedy shows to theater, you will be sure to find something right up your alley.
Chicago makes a perfect day trip for a couple or for the whole family! The Navy Pier Centennial Wheel is one of the most visited attractions in Chicago. From the top of this ferris wheel, you can look out across Lake Michigan and see amazing views. After you are done, you will find many shops and restaurants to spent the day at. Check out the Willis Tower, which is known to be one of the most romantic things to do in Chicago. While standing on the observation deck, you and your significant other will enjoy a 360-degree view from the tallest tower.
You cannot go wrong with a Valentine’s Day in Denver. Be sure to stop in at the Coors Brewery, but plan on spending at least 1-2 hours here! This brewery lets you take a self guided tour throughout its facility while learning about their history and how they make their beer. Another great option is to spend the day at Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre. Here, you can watch amazing headliners such as John Denver and Tom Petty, while seeing the beautiful views of the Rocky Mountains.
Looking for somewhere to lounge and relax? Visit the Crown Reef Resort for an amazing way to spend the romantic holiday. Slide down the waterslides and relive your childhood memories, or spend the entire day floating down the lazy river. If you aren’t able to find a babysitter for your kiddos at home, no stress - just take them with! They will be sure to have endless fun in the pool as well!
This holiday is an annual reminder to show how much you love that special someone. Don’t just hand over the traditional Valentine’s Day present, but instead, give them a lifetime of memories. When February comes along, plan a trip and watch them fall in love all over again.