Although the great state of Colorado is commonly associated with epic outdoor adventures, the state's eclectic mix of abundant natural beauty and world class amenities creates a unique romantic atmosphere unparalleled by any other. Any corner of Colorado offers ideal ambiance for romantic celebrations. Here are just five of the ways you and your beloved can celebrate your relationship in our great state.
Colorado is full of romantic bed-and-breakfast establishments that make perfect getaways for Valentine's weekend. For example The Cliff House at Pike's Peak provides ultimate luxury in setting that seamlessly combines rustic charm with old-school elegance. Just 10 minutes from Colorado Springs, The Cliff House was recently named one of the top 100 hotels on the planet by Travel and Leisure Magazine! BedandBreakfast.com has a great list of Colorado B&Bs.
2. At a Winery
Don't let our reputation as the number one beer state in the nation fool you -- Colorado does wine, too, and does it very well. Wine-loving couples can spend Valentine's Day enjoying an event at one of Colorado's many fine wineries. Quality wineries are located in all parts of the state, including the Front Range, Grand Valley, Delta and Montrose, Four Corner and the Rockies. See the list at Colorado Wine Association.
Billed as Denver's biggest date night, the Colorado Symphony's "Love and Lust Concert." Besides music, the event features, wine, chocolate, and a pre-concert party. Black tie musical events are being hosted by other Colorado symphonies and orchestras as well.
Sleigh rides in the snow with a stunning mountain range in the background is a quintessential element of true Colorado romance. You'll find sleigh rides in Colorado at any location where there's snow.
5. In Loveland
Aptly named Loveland is brimming with events and activities for lovers. Nicknamed "The Sweetheart City," Loveland features a renowned love stamp program in cooperation with the Untied States Postal Service. Lovers from all over the world send their Valentines to Loveland to have them stamped before being delivered to their beloveds. They also offer weekend packages.