As the winter season continues to move forward, you know that means Valentine’s Day just is just around the corner. Whether you visit Traverse City around Valentine’s Day or plan for a romantic trip any other time there is plenty to do here for couples. Take a look at some of the best romantic activities for couples in Traverse City:
Book a Hot Air Balloon Ride
Nothing says romance quite like spending some quality time with a loved one hundreds of feet up in the air. Hold on to your loved one tight as a hot air balloon will take you around for a thrilling tour of the air. You will get some of the finest views in the city from up here. Traverse City Balloon Tours will take you up for this romantic activity and even include an in-air toast. This experience is one you and your loved one will remember for years to come.
Walk Around Traverse Bay
One of the most beautiful attractions in all of Traverse City is Grand Traverse Bay. You and your loved one can take in the incredible views of the water as you take a little stroll together. Enjoy your special time together exploring such a beautiful sight.
Book a Wine Tour
Traverse City features a variety of different wineries that specialize in local grapes and special vintages of wine. Spend some time with your loved one exploring these beautiful vineyards together. You can avoid having to drive by booking a winery tour. This allows you to visit multiple wineries in a single day and have your transportation provided to you. Most tours include wine tastings as part of your package so you can try out a little bit of everything. Don’t forget to purchase bottles of wine to take back to your vacation rental.
Explore The Village
One of the best romantic activities is seeing all of the incredible attractions and sights located at The Village in the Grand Traverse Commons. You will have access to a variety of restaurants along with some truly unique boutiques to shop at. The Victorian-style buildings are a marvel to see in person and will make for an incredible romantic outing.
Book Your Romantic Getaway Today
There are even more romantic activities awaiting you here in Traverse City. Book today and get ready for an exciting getaway with your loved one.
If you are looking for a great destination to have a romantic getaway this Valentine’s Day, look no further than Traverse City. We continue to be one of the top Michigan destinations year-round. Take a look at how you can celebrate Valentine’s Day in Traverse City with a loved one:
Tour Front Street
Get out and explore the quaint Front Street right here in downtown Traverse City during your romantic getaway. You will be able to find a variety of boutiques and unique shops such as Cherry Republic that sells all things cherries. Pick up an outfit for a romantic dinner that evening or stop in one of the romantic cafes. No matter what your interests, you will find something you like over on Front Street.
Stop by a Vineyard or Winery
A lesser-known fact about Traverse City is that our region produces a unique variety of wine that is exclusive to the area. Have a romantic outing at one of the many local wineries or vineyards right here in Traverse City. Mari Vineyards and Bowers Harbor Vineyards continue to be local favorites and produce incredible wine. Take in the beautiful scenery as you sip on your favorite vintage. Don’t forget to pick up a bottle or two to relax with back at your vacation rental.
Have a Romantic Dinner
Nothing says romance better than a romantic dinner on Valentine’s Day. Traverse City has several different fine dining establishments that offer a romantic ambience you are looking for. Stop by PepeNero for incredible Italian cuisine that is located in a former chapel. The Cook’s House is a petite restaurant that is chef owned and is located in an understated building. While the ambience may not be as romantic here you will get the most attention of any chef here in the city. Trattoria Stella also features delicious Italian food that is curated with a farm to table philosophy. The curated wine list will pair with your Valentine’s Day dinner. Each of these restaurants are open for dine in services and highly recommend a reservation prior to your dinner plans.
Valentine’s Day in Traverse City
As you can see, there are plenty of romantic activities in Traverse City waiting for you. Reserve one of our vacation rentals today to have access to private homes with luxury amenities that no other lodging can offer.