Top Romantic Mountain Getaways for Valentine's Day
Valentine's Day is around the corner. That means it's time to plan the *perfect* day for you and your boo. But why limit it to one day, when you could go away for a whole weekend? These ski resorts are the perfect destination for hitting the slopes with a little romance on the side.
The Little Nell - Aspen, Colorado
If you’re willing to splurge, The Little Nell will reward you with an amazing, romantic experience. With a prime location right in between the town and the mountain and 24 hour concierge services, this 5 star hotel is everything you could hope for in a ski resort. There are 2 restaurants and 4 bars at the resort, plus a heated outdoor pool and jacuzzi for relaxing. Let’s not forget the skiing: The Little Nell offers ski-in, ski-out services and a lift ticket that includes all four mountains: Aspen, Snowmass, Aspen Highlands, and Buttermilk. If you’re looking for a luxury Valentine’s Day trip, The Little Nell has got you covered.
Omni Mount Washington Resort - Bretton Woods, New Hampshire
Take one look at this beautiful North Eastern resort and you know you’re in for an incredible experience. With their “Love & Luxury” package, you and your boo will be treated to champagne and chocolate covered strawberries on arrival and nightly turndowns with robes, music, and lighting. If that isn’t enough, you will receive two complimentary ski lift tickets per day to use on their 464 acres. Chocolate covered strawberry and included skiing? Count me in.
Emerald Lake Lodge - Banff, AB, Canada
Is there anything more romantic than sitting by a warm fireplace? At the Emerald Lake Lodge, all rooms come standard with wood burning fireplaces stocked daily with complimentary firewood. At the nearby Lake Louise ski resort, there are runs for every level of skier equipped with picture perfect views. Take your romance to the next level on Valentine’s Day by ice skating on the beautiful Lake Louise or taking a sleigh ride through the national forest.
New Sheridan Hotel - Telluride, Colorado
This historic hotel is nestled directly in downtown Telluride, with access to all the local shops and restaurants. It may not look like much from the outside, but this hotel also contains the city’s only rooftop bar with 360 degree views of the surrounding mountains. You already know how awesome Telluride skiing is - Forbes describes it as “the single best ski vacation choice in the country.” Telluride truly has options for every type of skier - including a 4 mile beginners run from the top of the mountain that allows novice skiers to enjoy the same views as the experts. Enjoy a balance of skiing and exploring from your home base of the New Sheridan Hotel.