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5 Valentine’s Day Getaways for Winer Sports Lovers

5 Valentine’s Day Getaways for Winer Sports Lovers

Few things are more romantic than cuddling up to a warm fire with a glass of wine or hot cocoa after a day of hitting the slopes with your partner. With the winter sports enthusiast couple in mind, I wanted to create a list of righteous, yet romantic, Valentine’s Day getaways. Here are five of my favorite Valentine’s Day getaways for couples who love winter sports!

Finger Lakes, New York
The Finger Lakes region is famous for two things: skiing and ice wine. What better way to spend Valentine’s Day than by doing a little of both? The best part is that winter is the slow season for the wineries so you will get a more personal, intimate wine tasting experience than you would in the summer. The Finger Lakes region is also my favorite place to do a little snowshoeing. If you have never tried snowshoeing before, go for it! New adventures make for perfect Valentine’s Day dates.

Breckenridge, Colorado
After a long, exhausting day of skiing, there are few meals that hit the spot better than fondue. At Swiss Haven fondue restaurant located right in the heart of downtown Breckenridge, you can literally “share” the meal with your Valentine. The restaurant also has an adorable “Kissing Custom” where if your date lets their bread fall into the cheese, they must turn to their date and give them a kiss. I know, I know, a little “cheesy” but you are at a fondue restaurant after all. 

Park City, Utah
Park City is a winter sports enthusiast’s dream. Whether you enjoy skiing, cross-country skiing, snowboarding, or even tubing Park City has something to offer you and your loved one. For a romantic evening, ride the gondola up to the St. Regis Deer Valley Resort and enjoy their nightly champagne sabering on the outdoor patio. Get a seat near the gorgeous and ginormous fire pit to stay warm and toasty. The views off their “back porch” are some of the best in town. 

Big Bear, California
I love Big Bear! It’s fun, casual, and relaxed but with lots of great activities to keep you busy and delicious food to keep you energized. One of my favorites parts of Big Bear is the variety of unique, individual cabins you can rent. You can find just the right size and amount of amenities to fit your budget and your definition of romantic. Do you and your partner enjoy rustic cabin accommodations without phones and television sets or impressive log cabin mansions with wine cellars, hot tubs, and theater rooms? Regardless of your preference, Big Bear has a cabin that fits your Valentine’s Day vision. For the couples looking to maximize their time on the slopes, we also recommend the convenience of ski-in-ski-out cabins. Big Bear has plenty to choose from!

Lake Placid
For the extreme winter sports couple that yearns for the adrenaline rush, try bobsledding on Whiteface Mountain with the Lake Placid Bob Sled Experience. The experience includes sledding down an Olympic track with a professional driver and brakeman. If you want to push the limits even further, they also offer a Skeleton Experience. These heart-pounding experiences will create lifetime memories for you and your loved one.

These are just five or my favorite getaways for Valentine’s Day. What getaways would you recommend for a couple that loves winter sports? I would love to hear your suggestions in the comment section below. You never know, your suggestions just might make the top five list next year!

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