Don’t forget, Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! You won’t want to wait to make your plans for you and that special someone. Luckily, whether you’re looking to make reservations for a special dinner date, book a romantic night away, or find a unique experience to do together, West Michigan has all the best recommendations to give you and whoever you spend the day with one to remember!
Spending Valentine’s Day in Southern Michigan
What’s more romantic than flowers? A private hot air balloon ride for two! Book an amazing winter flight or schedule further out in 2022 with Altitude Endeavors in Battle Creek! Reservations can be made through the end of 2022 online now.
Spoil the one you love this Valentine’s Day or make it a weekend getaway with a stay at Bay Pointe Inn 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 Bay Pointe Bar & Grille, their on-site award winning restaurant.
Everyone knows about the “birds and the bees” but what about the fungi and the algae? Come celebrate Valentine’s Day at Pierce Cedar Creek Institute in Hastings by looking at one of Mother Nature’s greatest examples of a long-term relationship—lichens! Take a romantic snowshoe hike through the woods with your loved one while learning about lichens. After a short hike, warm up by the fire while enjoying hot drinks and a chocolate cheesecake dessert. If there is no snow, the hike will take place on foot. Purchase your tickets here.
The Shop at Krasl Art Center in St. Joseph features decorative and functional artwork handcrafted by local and regional artists. As part of KAC’s mission to inspire meaningful change and strengthen community through the visual arts, they hope the items you find there spark joy, romance, encourage dialogue, and support people and ideas that positively impact their community.
Book your romantic getaway in South Haven at one of their select lodging properties and receive a $25 Dine On Us card to use at participating restaurants. Some restrictions apply, visit their website for full promotion details.
From newlyweds to anniversaries, mom and dad’s romantic getaways to a special retreat with a new love, the beautiful, and historic Kalamazoo House Bed and Breakfast has the package for all romantic occasions. Click here for more information.
Tabor Hill Valentine’s Dinner on Friday, February 17, starting at 4pm. Indulge in a romantic dinner at Tabor Hill Winery & Restaurant with your sweetheart or a small group of your closest friends this Valentine’s weekend. Enjoy our delectable prix fixe menu by building your own three-course meal with your favorite Tabor Hill wine or cocktail! More information to come in January.
Celebrating Love in Central Michigan
This Valentines day, let Grand Rapids restaurants, attractions and hotels take care of your plans. Book a romantic night at Grand Rapids hotels like the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, Downtown Courtyard by Marriott, AC Hotel Grand Rapids, or CityFlats Hotel Grand Rapids, and make reservations for a romantic dinner at restaurants like Bistro Bella Vita, Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant, and Mexo. Whatever it is you and your loved one have in mind, they’ve got you covered!
Looking for a cozy, romantic getaway with your sweetheart? Make reservations with one of Pure Ludington’s bed & breakfasts for a personalized stay. Linger by the fire and choose one of the cozy packages offered to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Find details and book your room here.
Can you think of a more romantic winter date than ice skating over an iced trail that winds through the frosted woods? Especially when the sun sets and the trail is softly illuminated against the snow? This dream date can be your reality at the Muskegon Luge Adventure Sports Park. Learn more here.
Valentine’s Day in Northern Michigan & Upper Peninsula
Enjoy Mackinac Island Valentine’s Day Getaway Package. Create romantic memories on Mackinac Island for Valentine’s Day when you take in the scenic beauty and tranquility of the island. It’s no secret that Mackinac Island speaks to romance. With its charming character, intimate ambiance, and picturesque beauty. In the winter you can enjoy hiking, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, relaxing, fat tire biking, and taking beautiful photographs when you take advantage of their getaway package deal.
Celebrate your special occasion at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, the perfect location to get away from it all for your anniversary or honeymoon. During a romantic three-night stay, take time for yourselves to sit back, relax, and indulge, while they take care of all the details with flowers and champagne, a private horse-drawn carriage ride, Afternoon Tea, fine dining, and more!
In the Petoskey Area, you can dine from a prix fixe menu at Odawa Casino’s Sage restaurant, plan a romantic getaway at places like The Inn at Bay Harbor and book a Romance Package, gift an amazing experience in their area or find a handmade gift at one of their local shops.
Love is in the air at Crystal Mountain in Thompsonville! Whether you are looking for a weekend away or just want to come have some fun with your sweetie for the day, they have plenty of ways to spend quality time together. Learn more here.
Looking for an extra special Valentine’s Day experience? Plan a romantic getaway to the Keweenaw Peninsula. Unplug, unwind, and get outside to explore the magic of a true winter wonderland with your special someone.
Named the 2022 Best Romantic Weekend Getaway in Michigan by Thrillist, Walloon Lake is the perfect location for your Valentine’s Day Weekend Getaway. Enjoy special dinners for two at Walloon Lake Inn and Barrel Back Restaurant. Learn more here.
Couples can escape the hustle and bustle of the city and stargaze at the stunning Upper Peninsula Sky in several popular spots. M-28 Roadside Park and Presque Isle Park are the best locations to see the sky light up and enjoy a tranquil evening undisturbed. Also explore Local Lighthouses: Marquette Harbor Lighthouse, located on Lake Superior, is a charming red lighthouse that entices many who visit Marquette.
Love is in the air at Northern Michigan’s Shanty Creek Resort in Bellaire. Surprise someone special with a weekend getaway and enjoy the outdoors. Located just 31 Northeast of Traverse City, the 5,500-acre Shanty Creek Resort offers a romantic getaway perfect for outdoor enthusiasts. Let them create a custom package with lift tickets or cross-country trail passes, dinner and more! The options are endless.
Also in Bellaire, book a stay at the Stone Waters Inn. This recently updated hotel combines up north elegance, small town charm, and northern hospitality for a stay you’re sure to love. Stay in either a suite or themed room, all of which feature amenities like a private bath, balcony, in-room coffee, and even “white noise” machines. Don’t forget to pack your bathing suit for a dip in their hot tub, overlooking over 700 feet of beautiful river frontage. Enjoy accommodations within walking distance from amazing downtown Bellaire businesses.