Romantic Valentine’s Day date ideas in and around Cleveland, OhioMichelle McQuade | February 12, 2019
If you’re looking to make this year’s Valentine’s Day extra special, Cleveland and Northeast Ohio is home to plenty of incredible romantic destinations. With February 14 just around the corner, here are some great V-Day spots for you to check out:
Located in Geneva, Ohio, The Lakehouse Inn is a boutique hotel nestled along the southern shore of Lake Erie. It is the perfect romantic getaway destination, with features that include an enticing farm-to-table restaurant, a full production winery, a luxury spa, and lakefront patios with breathtaking views of the Lake Erie sunset.
The Lakehouse Inn is also steps away from Ohio’s oldest resort, “The Strip,” which is home to lovely shops, taverns and eateries, and entertainment venues. For reservations, visit their website’s reservations section here.
Visit the 175-acre Debonne Vineyards in nearby Madison, just an hour east of Cleveland. Considered the largest estate winery in Ohio, Debonne Vineyards is nestled in a prime location within the Grand River Valley wine region, with an ideal climate balanced by the thermal effects of Lake Erie.
Visitors can enjoy wine tasting along with a tour of the winery’s scenic location, before capping it off with a delicious wood-fired pizza (and more wine!) at their Grille at Debonne restaurant. If you’re searching for accommodations close to Debonne Vineyards, you’ll find a list of nearby lodging options here.
Spend an afternoon admiring gorgeous works of art at The Cleveland Museum of Art before going to dinner. Opened in 1916, the museum is one of the most-visited museums in the world and consistently ranks as one of the top comprehensive art museums in the US.
One of the museum’s highlights is the Wade Park Fine Arts Garden, a lovely outdoor sculpture gallery within University Circle’s historic Wade Park. Visit this page for a list of the museum’s current exhibitions.
Enjoy a music-filled evening at Beachland Ballroom and Tavern, a live music venue located in the Waterloo arts district. Grab a cocktail, order some delicious food, and enjoy these spectacular Valentine’s Day performances on February 14, 2019:
- The Steel Woods – Old News Winter Tour (8pm, Beachland Ballroom)
- A Piano Valentine with Rachel Brown & Mark Freeman and anitakeys& Ryann Guitar Anderson (8pm, Beachland Tavern)
Romantic Restaurants in Cleveland
You’ll have no shortage of amazing restaurants with a quiet, romantic atmosphere to choose from in Cleveland.
Head to the Ohio City neighborhood and look for The Flying Fig, which offers an intimate setting and delicious, healthy cuisine. Looking for some of the best Spanish and Portuguese cuisine around town? The Warehouse District’s Mallorca’s top-notch Mediterranean dishes should satisfy your cravings. If you’re searching for a terrific fine dining restaurant surrounded by views of the Cuyahoga River, you may want to head to LockKeepers Restaurant in Valley View – their chefs have prepared a special menu for Valentine’s Day and the weekend to follow.
Looking for more romantic places to visit in Cleveland? Check out our previous blog article.
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