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Looking for a bit of inspiration when it comes to planning a special day or night this February 14th? From multi-course meals to your sweetie's confection of choice, the Vail Valley has plenty to choose from when it comes to marking Valentine's Day as a large or small occasion. 

Flowers

A Secret Garden, Vail Village

Place your orders in advance or stop into the shop's location in Vail Village early as A Secret Garden's East Meadow Drive isn't so secret when it comes to beautiful bouquets for your one and only. secretgardenvail.com, 970-476-2241

Sweet Pea Designs, Avon

Pick your bouquet in person or order online for custom Valentine's Day arrangements and services. sweetpeadesignsvail.com, 970-949-6617 

Cedar's Flower Shop, Edwards

Fresh arrangements are created daily, with same day delivery available to anywhere in the Vail Valley, and next day delivery an option for locations outside of the area. cedarsflowershop.com, 970-926-6566

Hot House Flowers of Vail, Vail 

If you can't stop in to customize a bouquet, Hot House makes is easy with call-in and online orders delivered right t your sweetheart's doorstep. vailflowers.com, 970-476-1468

Sweets

Fuzziwigs Candy Factory, Vail Village

From old fashioned confectionary staples to gourmet chocolate creations, Fuzziwigs has a taste for every type of sweet tooth's Valentine's Day needs. vail.com, 970-476-4401

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Mountain Cupcakes, Vail Village

While cupcakes are the Vail Village shop's staple, cookies, and an assortment of other expertly-baked treats are all created daily, and Valentine's Day is no exception. mountaincupcakes.com, 970-306-6422

Batter Cupcakes, Avon

While the Vail Valley bakery is based in Avon, you'll also find a daily delivery of locally baked creations at Yeti's Grind in Vail Village, The Bookworm of Edwards, and eat!drink! Edwards if you find yourself on the run for the special day. battercupcakes.com, 970-445-7651

Unique Dates

Wine, Cheese, & Chocolate Tasting, Root & Flower, Vail Village

Vail Village's token wine bar offers a Valentine's Day spin for its weekly Art of Tasting classes, with cheese, chocolate, and wines to match each on the itinerary for a tasting experience with Advanced Sommelier Jeremy Campbell. Reservations are a must. $55 per person, rootandflowervail.com, 970-763-5101

Groomer Day, Four Seasons, Vail Village

Indulgence is more than skin deep with the Four Seasons' Groomer Day package for two, which features one of the spa's signature treatments followed by a styling session at local designer shop Luca Bruno in Solaris. The experience concludes with a visit to one of the area's local breweries or distilleries. fourseasons.com, 970-477-8600

Pampering for Two

Spa for Two, Allegria Spa at the Park Hyatt, Beaver Creek

The Allegria Spa at the Park Hyatt is the premier place for some R & R, and they're aiming to please on Valentine's Day. The Allegria's Spa for Two packages includes options ranging from the Hot Honeymoon package -- a couples' hot stone massage with an accompanying hot oil foot and scalp massage -- to the Spa Romance package, which includes a his and hers scrub, lavender bath, massage, and steam shower. Additional offers might be popping up all week, so check the Allegria’s site for some last minute inspiration. allegriaspa.com, 970-748-7500

Multi-Course Meals

Flame Restaurant, The Four Seasons, Vail Village

 While the Four Seasons' lounge and bar space upstairs -- The Remedy -- will be serving his and hers drink specials, the hotel's signature culinary space downstairs, Flame Restaurant, will be offering a four-course prix fixe menu deigned by Executive Chef Marcus Stewart. Everything from caviar to filets will be on hand to create an aphrodisiac-inspired tasting; reservations are a must. fourseasonsvail.com, 970-477-8600

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The Fitz, Manor Vail, Vail Village

Executive Chef Ken Butler's menu for Valentine's Day is specially crafted with three courses to choose from -- and with an option fourth consisting of dessert -- in what CNN ranked as one of the 20 most beautiful hotels in America. Reservations are strongly recommended. manorvail.com, 970-476-5000

The Mirabelle, Beaver Creek

Let Master Chef Daniel Joly be your guide through a four-course tasting experience at Beaver Creek's Mirabelle. Along with an expertly prepared menu, the restaurant's ambiance -- it sits within a building designated as an Eagle County history landmark -- makes for an enchanting evening on its own. Reservations necessary. mirabelle1.com, 970-949-7728

Beano's Cabin, Beaver Creek

Romance begins during the 20 minute open-air sleigh ride to Beano's Cabin, a staple of on-mountain fine dining at the Beav, where an evening of five courses with optional wine pairings awaits designed by Executive Chef Kevin Erving. beanoscabinbeavercreek.com, 970-754-3463

Plan an Escape

If you're idea of creating a romantic evening for two is hitting the big city, plan an evening in Denver. Check out the super-swanky Hotel Monaco's Date Night package, which comes with complimentary champagne and chocolate strawberries, along with the convenience of being near some of Denver's most romantic stops, like Larimer Square -- late checkout is also a bonus. monaco-denver.com, 800-990-1303

 

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