Now that the year is almost over, Valentine's Day is approaching again and you may be racking your brain for the best date night ideas. Well, look no further because if you explore Seattle, you'd never run out of romantic destination options.
From brunch to midnight hangouts, Seattle has the perfect spot for you and your significant other. You can rest and relax in one of the glamorous hotels close to Space Needle and consider the famous tower as your first adventure of the day.
As for the rest, here are activities and places to consider:
Start your day with a "happy tummy" by dining in Seattle's finest brunch restaurants. Try Salare and their classic French toast and homemade yogurt prepared by their award-winning chef. Experience the rotating comfort food menu of Porkchop and Co., where ingredients are sourced from local farms.
You can also get a taste of Sawyer's wide variety of meat and bread dishes. And if you stumble upon Tarsan i Jane on a Sunday, don't miss the chance to try their five-course affair, in which a delectable Valencian paella is a part of.
Pike Place Market is a popular public market in Seattle with a multitude of goods available, including food, so can stop for a snack and drink to recharge yourselves after a long walk around the market.
A crafts market can also be found at the Pike Place Market, and it's absolutely worth checking out. After all, no vacation is complete with buying a local artisan ornament. You can also find books, collectibles, and even an art gallery somewhere within.
If you want to get your hands on bargained branded items, visit the Centralia outlets. It has over 25 stores with plenty of great finds at lower prices. For high-end and luxury brands, Seattle Premium Outlets is the place to go; it has more than 125 stores full of designer clothing, leather goods, and accessories. Be sure to go back on the evening of Thanksgiving to experience the "Midnight Madness."
Adventure and Exploration
Of course, no one should ever leave Seattle without stepping on the glass floors of the Space Needle. The 520-feet tall tower offers a 360-degree view of the city. Your legs may be trembling, but the thrill is absolutely worth it if you share the experience with your date.
If you just can't get enough of heights, try to tour the entire city aboard a helicopter. Consider keeping this part a secret to your date to make your Valentine's day extra special and memorable.
For a more unique experience, try taking your date for tea etiquette lessons at High Tea at New Century Tea Gallery. You'd also pass by many antique shops selling wonderful gift items and furniture. Buy a trinket or two from any shop to have something that will always remind you of your loved one.
At night, celebrate the success of your adventure-filled day over a beer at the Standard Public House. But if you're not quite done yet with the adventure, try Jarrbar instead; the place has a collection of cleverly arranged mirrors, something certainly picture-perfect and fun to look at.
Foreign National is another great pick. It's a cocktail bar with an amazing menu plus a disco. Dance the night away to celebrate your love.
For a more calming and relaxing ambiance, Rachel's Ginger Beer would be one of the best. It's located in Seattle's most vibrant neighborhood. You can enjoy their drinks while people-watching and feeling like a local.
These are just some of the beautiful places because Seattle certainly offers more. Give your itinerary a space for unplanned and unexpected adventures; you don't know what kind of fun awaits you in this city.