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Love Is In The Air! Celebrating Valentine’s Day Around West Michigan

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and whether you are looking for a romantic getaway, dinner for two, or a special gift idea, West Michigan has you covered! 

 

South West Michigan 

Nothing says “Be mine” like the gift of time! Savor every moment together in a waterfront, fireplace room with decadent sweets to share at Marina Grand Resort in New Buffalo. The “Sweet On You” package includes raspberry dark chocolate cupcakes, handcrafted truffles, Michigan sparkling wine, and late checkout.

Enjoy a signature cocktail along with dinner-for-two specials over Valentine’s weekend or a Valentine’s Day Cocktail Kit to gift from Journeyman Distillery in Three Oaks.

Stay in one of South Haven’s participating lodging properties between now and May 15th and receive a free $25Dine on Us” card. Then relax and treat your valentine at one of South Haven’s top-ranked, participating restaurants while enjoying the local cuisine.  

Plan a romantic overnight stay in Kalamazoo! The Stuart Avenue Inn is offering two Valentine’s special packages: The first includes hearty appetizers & dessert for two in a private, candle-lit dining room and overnight stay with hot breakfast included; The second features a two-night stay with a romantic candle-lit dinner delivered from your favorite local restaurant in one of the inn’s three private dining rooms. These specials are available February 12th-14th with limited availability. Call 269 342-0230 for reservations.

Customize your Valentine’s weekend getaway with the Radisson Plaza Hotel’s Customize, Dine and Unwind package in Kalamazoo. The package serves up a perfect room for the night, a customized three course dinner, a restaurant-like dining setup right in your room, and contactless food and beverage delivery.

Kalamazoo’s Farmers Alley Theatre presents “Seven Nights of Valentine’s Serenades” leading up to Valentine’s Day. Experience seven consecutive nights of your favorite Farmers Alley men serenading you daily with music – from the classic musical theatre canon to the Great American Songbook to modern love songs. Tickets for this digital event are available online and include all seven performances sent directly to your email address beginning on Monday, February 8th and culminating on Sunday, February 14th.

 year, send a Beerentine through Bell’s Brewery in Kalamazoo! Back for a 7th year, there are 22 Beerentine designs to choose to send by snail mail or an e-version, both options are free. Paper Beerentines are limited. View designs and order yours through the Bell’s website

Pierce Cedar Creek Institute in Hastings will be offering Valentine Dinners To Go on Sunday, February 14th. Let the institute make your Valentine’s Day special and get your dinner for two to go. Entree options include filet mignon, lobster, salmon, or cornish hens, and all dinner selections include a bottle of sparkling juice, a rose, a chocolate treat, choice of salad for two, and a choice of dessert for two. All orders must be received by Tuesday, February 2nd at 5 pm.

Spoil the one you love this Valentine’s Day with a stay at Bay Pointe Inn or Bay Pointe Woods in Shelbyville. Fall in love around an outdoor fire pit as the snow falls, or relax in the indoor heated pool and hot tub. End the night by indulging in culinary delights from Terrace Grille, the on-site award-winning restaurant. Compliment your stay with the Inn Love Package, which includes a $50 Terrace Grille dining credit, rose petals scattered around your room, and a bottle of champagne.  

Whether you’re shopping for your significant other or yourself, the Greater Lansing Convention & Visitors Bureau is ready to match you with the perfect present with their online gift guide! To make your shopping experience even easier, many of the local shops have online shopping, delivery, and curbside pickup available.

 

Central West Michigan 

Looking to get out of the house and celebrate Valentine’s Day with your sweetheart? Look no further – Homewood Suites by Hilton Grand Rapids Downtown has a hotel package just for you! Book a Romance Package and receive a complimentary bottle of wine (must be 21 years of age or older to check in). As a special added bonus, parking in the attached Ellis parking structure will be included for all Romance Packages Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of Valentine’s Day Weekend. Enjoy the Downtown Grand Rapids World of Winter events by strolling through the city and seeing one-of-a-kind ice sculptures, art installations, and more. There is plenty of fun and excitement waiting for you in the Hotel District Grand Rapids. 

Reserve a private igloo at the JW Marriott Grand Rapids for a special night out. Order from the Margaux on the Dek menus, or choose from experiences and add-ons unique to the domes, such as champagne and seafood tower, a warming raclette fondue burner, or charcuterie adn sommelier’s wine pairings. JW Marriott Grand Rapids’ Domes on the Dek come with an electric heater and portable Bluetooth speakers to enhance the experience and keep guests warm. For reservations, email margauxinfo@ahchospitality.com or call at 616-242-1448.

Order a Love, Wine, & Chocolate take out box from Robinette’s Apple Haus in Grand Rapids. The $16 box includes Robinette’s famous chocolate sauce, snack items, and two wine glasses that may be brought back to the tasting room for a half-off wine tasting. Upgrade to the $30 box to include a bottle of Robinette’s newest wines: Chocolate, Chocolate Mint, Chocolate Cherry, or Strawberries & Cream (must be 21+ to order wine option). Orders may be placed online for pickup between February 9th and 14th. 

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a Romantic Rendezvous Package at The Harrington Inn in Fremont, including a Jacuzzi State Room, one hors d’oeurve, two bowls of soup, and a bottle of wine.

The quaint towns and unique hotels of Newaygo County make it a perfect getaway destination for a special Valentine’s Day.

Looking for a cozy, romantic getaway with your sweetheart? Make reservations with one of Pure Ludington’s bed & breakfasts for a personalized stay. Enjoy dinner from a nearby bistro or take advantage of a fireside dinner package.

Enjoy a romantic getaway near Lake Michigan at Ludington’s Comfort Inn. Their Romance Package includes a box of gourmet chocolates, a hand-written card, a bottle of local Traverse City wine, heart shaped towel swans, and rose petals. 

There are plenty of romantic ways to celebrate and enjoy the Valentine’s holiday in Mecosta County for you and your sweetheart. The Big Rapids region is home to many wonderful small businesses who offer the best goods, services, and customer service you can think of. Downtown Big Rapids is home to many specialty shops, boutiques, and restaurants to purchase gift cards, curbside service, take out, and more. Mecosta County meets all of your lodging needs too. Make it a special night at one of the area’s fine hotels and treat yourself to a great stay. You can find restaurant and hotel information on the Mecosta County Visitors Bureau website.

 

North West Michigan 

Escape up north for Valentine’s Day with Traverse City’s Escape Packages. Find amazing deals on hotels and get access to tons of coupons you can use across town at wineries, restaurants, and shops for a romantic weekend. Looking for the perfect gift? Skip the diamonds this year and go for a true northern Michigan gem. From Petoskey stones to Leland Blue and everything in between, you’ll find it at incredible shops like Korner Gem, On the Rocks, or Sunbeams of Promise.  

This Valentine’s dinner, raise a glass and help support the Mission Point Lighthouse in Traverse City with a special label fundraiser pinot grigio dinner wine available only at Bowers Harbor Vineyards. A portion of the sales from every bottle sold goes directly to maintenance projects at Mission Point Lighthouse so you can support the lighthouse even while it is closed. 

Join Chateau Chantal to celebrate Valentine’s Day! The two-and-a-half-hour dinner will be on Saturday, February 13th (the day before Valentine’s Day) and reservations can be made online

You and your sweetheart can indulge this Valentine’s Day with a Black Star Farms Suttons Bay Romantic Getaway Package that includes housemade chocolate-covered strawberries, sparkling wine with souvenir logo flutes, and relaxing bath soaking salts.

Shady Lane Cellars invites you and your Valentine to enjoy the cross country skiing, fat tire biking, hiking, and snowshoe trails through their Suttons Bay vineyard and warm up with a glass of wine by the fire. You can also order from Shady Lane Cellars’ online store and enjoy a bottle from wherever you are spending the Valentine’s weekend. 

Love is in the air at Shanty Creek Resort in Bellaire. Surprise someone special with a weekend getaway and enjoy the outdoors. Create a custom package, including spa treatments, lift tickets, or cross-country trail passes, to get away to Northern Michigan’s resort that spans 5,000 acres. The options are endless.

Central Lake Chamber is helping spread the love this Valentine’s Day. Send your someone special a Valentine message that will also be shared through the chamber’s Facebook and Instagram pages on February 14th. Email your message to info@centrallakechamber.com

Indulge in love and luxury during your next stay at Hotel Walloon in Walloon Lake. Spoil yourself and that special someone with chilled sparkling wine, a decadent chocolate assortment, flameless tealight candles, a bouquet of fresh flowers, and scattered rose petals with this special Valentine’s package.

Walloon Lake Inn is offering a to-go Valentine’s Day three-course dinner for two. Pre-order by the 9th for pickup on February 14th between 5:00 pm and 8:00 pm.

What’s sweeter than the gift of Kilwins chocolates for your special Valentine? Stop by the famous chocolate kitchen in Petoskey and choose from ready-to-go assortments or customize a box with your sweetheart’s favorite truffles, tuttles, caramels, or Katy-Ann Creams.

Take your sweetie to Terrace Inn & 1911 Restaurant in Petoskey for a Valentines Weekend Getaway!  The getaway package includes a two night stay and dinner for two on the Winter Dining Terrace or in your room, along with a split of Michigan champagne. And in your room, you’ll find two souvenir mugs filled with chocolate kisses. Rooms include a queen bed and private bath, wifi, cable TV, and small shower. King rooms, king suites, and king whirlpool suites may be available for an upgrade charge.

You’ll find downtown Harbor Springs decorated with multiple ice sculptures over Valentine’s Weekend. While you’re there, be sure to enter the Harbor Springs Chamber of Commerce drawing for a rare Nub’s Nob Blue Chair on February 13th. 

Find candlelight hikes, winter dinner specials, and romantic getaways and special discounts for Valentine’s Day in the Charlevoix area.

 

Upper Peninsula 

There’s just something about the beauty of Mackinac Island that speaks to romance. Whether you’re celebrating an anniversary or surprising your sweetheart with a fun getaway, let Mackinac’s charm captivate in a setting of historic churches, garden gazebos, refreshing lake breezes, and crystal clear waters by giving the gift of Mackinac to your Valentine with Mission Point Resort’s Summer Island Romance package. The Island Romance Package is a picturesque escape for two featuring two night’s accommodations, a wine and cheese welcome amenity, half-day bike rentals, tickets aboard a Sip N’ Sail boat cruise, a romantic dinner for two in Chianti, and much more! Treat the one you love to an experience of a lifetime this summer. The magic of Mackinac awaits!

Do something romantic this Valentine’s weekend and spend it with your sweetie inside your private log cabin at Drummond Island Resort. Imagine nestling next to the cozy fireplace and nibbling on chocolates. Looking for an outdoor adventure? Treat yourself and your Valentine to one of the many outdoor activities available at the Winter Sports Center. Lace up the skates and do a little ol’ fashioned hand holding as you glide around the ice rink or tie up the snowshoes for a peaceful walk through the maintained trails. After the outdoor fun, unwind in the Log Cabin Scandinavian Sauna. Finish your day with a tasty Valentine’s meal prepared by the chef at Pins Bar & Grill, and don’t forget the chocolates! Call or visit Drummond Island Resort’s website for more winter getaway packages

Marquette is the ideal destination for a Valentine’s rendezvous, and its selection of unique dining experiences and outdoor activities set the mood for an intimate gathering. This Valentine’s Day, visitors can enjoy takeout from their favorite restaurants after they spend a day exploring the snow-capped forests and illustrious frozen waterfalls that make for a memorable experience. After dinner, enjoy dessert before sneaking out for an unbelievable view of the starry Upper Peninsula sky. After all the excitement and awe at Marquette’s natural wonders, cozy up at one of Marquette’s many boutique hotels. It is conveniently located under 15 minutes from the Marquette Mountain ski area, as well as the Noquemanon Trail Network (NTN) Fit Strip and Forestville trailhead. 

Surprise your sweetheart with the gift of adventure with Keweenaw Adventure Company in the pristine, northernmost-tip of the Keweenaw Peninsula: an area of rugged beauty, ancient Lake Superior shorelines and breathtaking terrain. Cozy up in the Adventure Chalet and get out to explore by mountain bike and sea kayak.