If you’re looking for a way to celebrate Valentine’s Day with someone you love, look no further than Grand Rapids. Throughout the month of February, Prairieside Suites Luxury Bed and Breakfast is offering the Lovers’ Dream Special. Stay two nights in the same suite & get one FREE half hour massage, a box of gift wrapped chocolates & a firelight romance candle package [a $105.00 value]. You can take advantage of the special any time between now and February 28 by booking online.
So now that you know where to stay while you celebrate Valentine’s Day for the ultimate in romance, what other romantic things are there available to do in Grand Rapids?
If you’re the active type, there’s always skating hand-in-hand at Rosa Parks Circle. And afterwardsmaybe a short walk to any of a number of local coffee houses to warm up with a hot drink and a sweet treat. You may not think that the middle of winter is the best time for a trip to the beach but the extremely cold weather and massive amounts of snow in West Michigan have made the lake shore unbelievably beautiful to look at. Or maybe you’d like to spend a little time outside, but being a little less active. You can always enjoy a winter carriage ride through the streets of downtown. (Grand Carriages, Classic Carriages, Romance Horse Carriages) Besides with a stay at Prairieside Suites you always warm up in a two-person Jacuzzi tub to take the chill away when you’re done.
Maybe you’re looking for some hands-on activities to do together as a couple. With Thought Design, you could take a couples cooking class. In February, they’re offering a “Me and You” couples class where you can learn about food pairings. Their “Thai One On” class will teach you how to cook Thai food. At The Local Epicurean, couples can take a truffle making class where you will be able to take home a dozen chocolate truffles you make and enjoy a cheese and chocolate platter & drinks during the class. (There is even a Groupon available for this event). Maybe food isn’t your thing and you’re more the artistic type. At Brush Studio you and your date can learn how to paint. Enjoy a glass of wine, order some food in, and let their instructors teach you how to create a masterpiece.
Are you looking for an entertaining show? The Delta Plex is hosting the Brew Ha Ha over Valentine’s Day weekends. This events combines what Grand Rapids is famous for, craft beers, and comedy. Join the Grand Rapids Symphony as they celebrate classic rock ‘n roll with music from the Rolling Stones on February 15. At the end of the month, the Grand Rapids Civic theater will begin its run of Les Miserables.
What romantic date would be complete without the perfect meal? Cygnus 27 may be the tops when it comes to fine dining in Grand Rapids. Located at the top of the Amway Grand Plaza this beautiful restaurant not only offers amazing views from high above the city, but also delicious food. San Chez is another local favorites. This Spanish Tapas Bistro offers patrons the chance to share small plate dishes. Both of these restaurants are perfect any time of year for a romantic dinner.
If you’re looking for restaurants offering special Valentine’s Day deals, Grand Rapids has several to offer. Zeytin is a top rated restaurant offering Turkish cuisine. This Valentine’s Day they’re offering a special pairing dinner that includes an appetizer of your choice with any two kebabs, seafood, or vegetable entrée along with a bottle of selected red or white wine. Shiraz is another restaurants with international flair that has a Valentine’s weekend dining special. Specializing in Persian and Mediterranean cuisine this restaurant will feature a romantic four course dinner for two including wine for only $79. .If you’re looking for more traditional dining, head to Boulder Creek. For $45, couples can choose an appetizer, to salads, two entrées, and a dessert to share.
No matter how you choose to celebrate Valentine’s Day or when you choose to celebrate it, a romantic jacuzzi suite at Prairieside is the perfect way to end your date. Be sure to book your stay before February 28 in order to take advantage of our Lovers’ Dream Special.