Every Valentine’s Day, couples are caught up in a tangled web of romantic date ideas to make their partners swoon. From starry skies, snow laden peaks and glowing lights, there’s no denying the romantic allure of Banff
that wisps its way through the fresh mountain air. For many seeking an enchanting escape with their loved ones, the majestic Rockies are a stand out choice for finding romance anywhere from cozy fireside retreats to thrillingly cool adventures. Discover Banff’s top five Valentine getaways and date ideas
that are bound to get you snuggling with your sweetheart.
1) Alpine Lights Valentine’s Day Dinner
What better time to cuddle up close to your date and be swept off your feet to the summit of Sulphur Mountain
? Revel in the incredible postcard-perfect vistas that stretch beyond where your eyes can see as you ride in your personal gondola car and nourish your souls with a delicious three-course meal while toasting with champagne as you watch the sun set. If you’re looking for something a little more casual, you can enjoy an afternoon coffee at the highest Starbucks in Canada at the Banff Gondola
2) Outdoor ice skating
Whether it’s a morning sunrise, sunny afternoon or twinkling evening, whatever time of day, gliding on Banff Avenue’s outdoor ice rink among the town’s picturesque peaks is a fun and whimsical date idea. Snuggle up close with a blanket on the winter patio at the Banff International Hotel
as you sip some hot chocolate and keep warm beside the crackling fire.
3) Dog sledding
Cozy up under a traditional-inspired Pendleton wool blanket in a two-person sled as you are whisked through scenic alpine meadows of the Canadian Rockies by a team of lovable huskies. This thrilling dog sledding adventure
gives you plenty of time to take in the scenic delights while you enjoy the rush of this fun date idea.
4) Hot Springs
Soak up the romance in the soothing thermal waters of Banff’s Upper Hot Springs. The natural springs are the perfect place for couples to unwind and relax while taking in the spectacular scenery. The Banff International Hotel’s Explore the Rockies getaway
combines the hot springs with a romantic gondola ride and overnight stay in Banff that is sure to leave you both feeling bubbly.
Cuddle under the twinkling night sky for an evening of romantic brilliance. Wherever you are, a night of stargazing is a classic date choice to get to know your significant other and witness the cosmos above you. Try an enchanting Rockies stargazing date on an evening icewalk
to really let your love shine.