Photo courtesy of Grouse Mountain
On this Saturday, Feb. 14, thousands of couples all across Vancouver will sit down for a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner in a nice restaurant.
Yawn. For lovebirds looking for something a bit more out-of-the-box, here are five distinctly Vancouver date ideas to spice up this Valentine’s Day. Some of these options will be booked up already, but there’s always next year!
Snowshoe your way to chocolate fondue: Vancouver’s North Shore mountains can be a winter wonderland this time of year. Why not strap on a pair of snowshoes and a headlamp for a romantic guided trek under the moonlight with your special someone? Local ski mountains Grouse Mountain and Cypress Mountain offer special snowshoe packages, which include rentals, expert guides and – afterward – delicious fondue served inside cozy ski cabins and chalets.
Cook up something special in a couples cooking class: The popular It Takes Two class at downtown’s Dirty Apron Cooking School offers lovebirds a four-hour foray into French provincial cuisine. Start by preparing a warm goat cheese and apricot cake, move onto a whole roasted Cornish game hen and top things off by whipping up a chocolate soufflé and Grand Marnier crème brulee. Continue reading:
5 Uniquely Vancouver Valentine’s Day Date Ideas