5 Fantastic Places in Northern California for A Romantic Valentines Day
As Valentine’s day meets 2018 some might be struggling to find that perfect yet classic romantic spot for your special date. Many of us become gift artists with fanciful creations and experiences for their significant others, and some may fall short just a bit. Take heart all of you whose Cupid’s arrow misses the mark! Chocolates, flowers and expensive gifts can be amazing, but they can also show that the gift giver spent more money than time or effort on finding just the right romantic gift. This is a list of Northern California’s most romantic places to take your special person on this love filled holiday.
- Rombauer Vineyard Napa, CA
This is a serene vineyard with garden paths to stroll and picnic tables to relax, share a bottle of wine, and a picnic. Hidden in a secret garden and surrounded by beautiful vines is just the way to celebrate time together.
*Visits require an appointment & picnic tables are available on a first come first serve basis.
- Kirby Cove Beach Sausalito, CA
This special destination requires a bit of a walk, but if you are up for an easy stroll on a wide dirt road with amazing views, this destination is not to be missed. Once you arrive at the beach, spread out your blanket and enjoy the brisk air and breathtaking views of the Golden Gate Bridge. The most memorable part of this location is the tree swing on the beach. A must do with a loved one.
*Cars are not allowed on the dirt road, so it is advised to wear comfortable shoes for your walk down the hill.
- The Conservatory of Flowers San Francisco, CA
Located in Golden Gate Park, the Conservatory of Flowers is a great place to put away your cell phone and enjoy the beauty around you. This adventure will be one for the books and what can be more romantic than being surrounded by flowers on Valentines Day?
*Most parking is free throughout Golden Gate Park, but spaces are limited. Make sure you give yourself some extra time to find a great spot and a possible short scenic walk.
- California Classic Sail Santa Cruz, CA
Enjoy an amazing romantic 2 hour sail through the Monterey Bay on a beautiful wooden yacht. Imagine sipping bubbly with the one you love while taking in the fragrant ocean air.
*This time of year can be hit or miss, so make sure to call for availability and to check the weather for your sail.
- Chabot Space and Science Center Oakland, CA
If you are looking to explore the stars with your loved one, take a night visit to the Chabot. They offer night sky viewing with their giant historic telescopes, where you can experience the awe and wonder of the universe.
*It’s a good idea to call in advance to make sure the night sky is clear enough for you to see into the abyss.
Northern California is a romantic destination with many places to spend time together, especially enjoying nature. Remember to pack a warm coat and a cuddly blanket to ensure the highest cuddle factor. Enjoy and have an extra special 2018 Valentines Day.