Valentine’s Day 2018 may be on a Wednesday but that doesn’t mean you can’t start celebrating early. Whether it’s a romantic dinner or an outdoor adventure, bring your sweetheart to Lynchburg, VA and surrounding area for Valentine’s Day to remember.
Here are 5 of the best Valentine’s Day date ideas in Lynchburg, VA, and the surrounding areas.
Ladies: Treat Your Gents to Trains, BBQ, and VA Craft Beer
Bring out the kid in your guy by taking him to the O. Winston Link Museum in nearby Roanoke, VA. The museum features over 300 black, white, and color photographs from the last days of the steam engines along the Norfolk & Southern Railway. Interactive kiosks and a 30-minute documentary film are available to learn more about the photographer and his project to capture the last of these powerful engines.
Head over to Lynchburg for an evening of great food and VA craft beer. Starr Hill Brewery’s Pre-Valentine’s Steal the Pint event takes place February 10th, at Fifth & Federal Station, 801 Fifth Street in Lynchburg. Fifth & Federal Station offers smoked meats, a whiskey and bourbon bar, and an incredible variety of mac-n-cheese flavors. Treat your guy to a brew from Virginia’s own Starr Hill Brewery and he gets to keep the glass!
Valentine’s Day 4-Course Wine Dinner
Magnolia Foods invites you and your date to enjoy a 4-course wine dinner, February 10th, 2476 Rivermont Avenue in Lynchburg. A wine toast will start the evening at 7 p.m. followed by exquisite foods and delectable wines. Tickets are $60/per person (includes taxes and gratuity). Seating is limited, so don’t delay reserving a spot for you and your date. Be sure to ask about Magnolia’s Valentine’s Day Take-Out Meal for Two on Wednesday, February 14! Shoe Lovers Unite!
Ladies Evening Out
Grab your BFF and head to Lynchburg for an overnight at the Craddock Terry Hotel. This boutique hotel was once home to The Craddock Terry Shoe Company. Over 2,500 pairs of women’s shoes were made daily, with over 100,000 pairs daily of other types of shoes ranging from baby shoes to boots. The historic building was restored in 2007 and has unique features that tie-in its history. Shoe-shaped signs label each door and a complimentary continental breakfast is served in an old-fashioned shoe-shine box. Head out to Lazy Days Winery for scenic views and great wines in nearby Amherst County. Celebrate the love of friendship with a much-needed girlfriend getaway in Lynchburg, VA!
For Little Valentines
The little Valentines in your life will love visiting Amazement Square in downtown Lynchburg. Amazement Square is an award-winning, hands-on children’s museum guaranteed to generate giggles and learning at the same time. Not only can they paint on the walls but they will love the Amazement Tower, an indoor play structure that extends through all four floors of the museum. Amazement Square is a great way to treat the little Valentines in your life.
Liberty Mountain Snowflex Centre
For the ultimate Valentine’s Day date, take your sweetheart to Liberty Mountain’s Snowflex Centre. Located atop of Liberty University’s 5,000-acre mountain, the centre features breathtaking views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The centre offers year-round skiing, snowboarding, and tubing. If you and your date enjoy outdoor adventure, make a date night of tubing and then warm up in the lodge with a hot beverage. Beginner or experienced, the Liberty Mountain Snowflex Centre is great fun for an adventurous date.
Lynchburg, VA offers charm, fun, and adventure this Valentine’s Day. Celebrate with those you love by cruising downtown and backcountry roads. There’s no better place to celebrate Valentine’s Day; after all, Virginia is for Lovers!