The White Mountains are for lovers! No matter what type of power couple you and your significant other are, we have some ideas on how to plan the perfect Valentine’s retreat.
For The Creative Couples
Get creative together and go home with beautiful, one of a kind pieces of art from (1) Fired on the Mountain in Lincoln Choose from paint your own pottery, to Paint Nights, to jewelry making.
Beautiful art displays surround you and will inspire you and your significant other to create art of your own at the (3) League of NH Craftsmen Studios in Littleton and North Conway. Book a pottery class together, a painting class, or jewelry making. Perhaps you can create a one-of-a-kind ring to slip on the finger of your special someone.
For The Adventurous Couples
(4) Muddy Paw Sled Dog Kennel in Gorham is a great fun activity for couples who love animals and who enjoy getting outside and feeling the wind blow through your hair. Participants have the opportunity to play with the dogs and get them harnessed for the ride. Enjoy the scenery of the White Mountains and a unique way to spend time with your sweetheart.
Experience a Helicopter Ride and get the thrill of a lifetime! Plan a date that the special person in your life won’t soon forget. See the White Mountains from a stunning vantage point when you book a trip with (5) Vertical Ventures Aviation in Whitefield or (6) White Mountains Helicopter in Warren. Planned out how you’re going to propose? We can’t think of a cooler way to propose than in a helicopter!
Take your date for a romantic dinner, then head over to (7) Time Quest NH in Littleton , or (8) Mystery NH in North Conway to see if you can work together to beat the clock and solve the mystery laid before you in an Escape Room Adventure. You have 60 minutes to unlock doors, answer riddles, and solve clues.
For The Pampered Couples
Ready to get pampered? (9) Balanced Rock Bodyworks in Lincoln offers couples massages in the comfort of an intimate room lit by candles. Choose between relaxation or deep tissue massage, and enjoy a facial towel and foot treatment, snack tray, hot stones, and aromatherapy. We feel relaxed just thinking about it.
Plan a romantic Valentine’s getaway at the (10) The Christmas Farm Inn and Spa in the quintessential town of Jackson. Spend the night in one of their suites, enjoy a bottle of wine or champagne, and treat you and your special person to one of their luxurious and relaxing spa treatments or massages. After you’ve been thoroughly pampered, have a delicious dinner at their on-site restaurant.
Yoga and beer? Two things that don’t seem like they go together, make the perfect pair during (11) Live a Little Fitness in Lincoln. Bend and Sip c at the Woodstock Station and Brewery. Perhaps one of you likes yoga and the other likes beer…why not play together at this fun and relaxing class?
For The "Work Up a Sweat" Couples
Couples who climb together, stay together! Get active and work up a sweat with your date at the (12) North Country Climbing Center in Lisbon. With 6,000 square feet of climbing space, they have a climbing area for every ability level.
Spend a romantic day outdoors with your sweetie at (13) Great Glen Trails in Gorham. There are so many ways to explore the White Mountains and get some exercise as well. Great Glen offers tubing, snowshoeing, cross country skiing, and fatbiking. Bring your own equipment or rent some of theirs. Play outside and steal a kiss on one of their groomed (and ungroomed) trails.
(14) Enjoy Ice Skating at Riverwalk Resort in Lincoln with scenic views of the White Mountains as your romantic backdrop, skate the day or night away at Riverwalk’s outdoor skating rink. Need a break? Snuggle up in front of the fire pit with your beloved.
For the Cultured Couples
While taking a romantic stroll down Plymouth’s charming Main Street, take a quick detour up the street to the (15) Museum of the White Mountains. Learn about the history of the White Mountains through exhibits and images and discover art by local artists that was inspired by the White Mountains.
If dinner and a show sounds like your idea of the perfect date, then check out what’s happening at (16) Jean’s Playhouse in Lincoln. Upcoming shows include a Beatles tribute band, a magician/mentalist show, and a comedy performance.
Woo the beer or wine lover in your life with a tasting and tour. (17) Seven Birches Winery makes their local and distinct wines right in their winery in Lincoln. Enjoy a tasting in their tasting room or take a more in-depth tour of the wine-making process with a “Meet the Winemaker Tour”. If your loved one is more of a craft beer fan, the (18) Woodstock Inn, Station, and Brewery makes a variety of craft beers, often using local flavors like maple syrup. Have a flight to find your new favorite beer, then meet the brew masters themselves during a tour of their brewery.