About 2 year(s) ago by Hotel Surprise your sweetheart with something really special this Valentine's Day. Rather than taking your loved one on the typical Valentine's Day Dinner Date, show them you really care by taking them on one of these unique SO CAL styled Valentine's Day Dates.
Tidepool Walk at Crystal Cove State Park
If you are lovers of the great outdoors, a Valentine's Day spent at Pelican Point couldn't get any better. On February 15th there will be an organized Tidepool walk at 2PM. If you two would rather be alone and enjoy the gorgeous scenery, the 2400 acres of pristine land and 17 miles of hiking trails allow for romantic exploration and even a sweet Valentine's Day picnic.
Newport Beach Gondola Rides
Truly send out the romantic vibe this Valentine's Day with the gift of a gondola ride throughout the stunning canals of Newport Beach. Gondola Adventures offers Valentine's Day Cruises February 14th & 15th as early as 10AM and as late as 2AM. Your authentic Venetian gondola cruise will include your choice of drink, chocolates, and a romantic serenade. You can even present your loved one with a special surprise message in a bottle to tell your soul mate how much they mean to you.
Wine Tasting & Cheese Pairing Class at Oak Mountain Winery
Learn a little bit about wine tasting this Valentine's Day at Temecula's Oak Mountain Winery. The Wine Tasting 101 class will teach the two of you basics of tasting wine such as color, clarity, and aroma. Regions of the World helps love birds learn how grapes are grown and how wine is made. Each class includes six tastings, as well as gourmet cheese and chocolate pairings.
Volunteer at Cornerstone Hospice
With numerous locations throughout the Inland Empire, delivering homemade Valentine's cards, heart shaped cookies, or flowers to the sick and elderly a the Cornerstone Hospice shows your Valentine how much you care for others. It might not be the most traditional way to spend Valentine's Day but it will surely help brighten the day of others including your sweetheart's.
Watson Adventures' Naked at the Getty Scavenger Hunt
For an especially unique Valentine's Day experience in the LA area, consider spending the holiday at the Getty Center's Watson Adventures Valentine's Day Scavenger Hunt for Nudity. Teams of two to six people will discover secrets hidden in works of art involving nudity while tackling clever and tricky scavenger hunt questions. After the hunt, experience the breathtaking mountaintop gardens for a spectacular view of the sunset.
Valentine Tea & Tunes at the Banning Museum
Celebrate Valentine's Day with afternoon tea with sandwiches and sweets served on antique tea sets at the Banning Museum. Live music, house tours, and a special exhibit "Seven Layers of Modesty" displaying Victorian era lingerie will be featured for a one of a kind Valentine's Day. Don't forget your tea time attire!
San Diego Whale Watching
The Whale Watching experience can be a unique gift from the heart this Valentine's Day. Spend time with your sweet while aboard a 3.5 hour Whale & Dolphin Watching Adventure on Hornblower Cruises & Events. The two of you will be able to experience a fascinating up close encounter with marine life while also getting a view of famous San Diego landmarks. Share the memory of your distinctive Southern California styled Valentine's Day forever. Nothing says "I love you" like a carefully and uniquely planned Valentine's Day Date. Wishing you a wonderful day filled with love & happiness!