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No Need for a Valentine’s Gift This Year…Just Plan a Getaway to Brown County!

Candy, roses, champagne, jewelry, chocolate covered strawberries…what’s better than all of these on Valentine’s Day? A getaway to Brown County of course! Whether you slip away for a romantic weekend trip, plan a surprise overnight rendezvous in the middle of the week, or simply pop over for a memorable Valentine’s evening, Brown County is the perfect place to say, “I love you!”

Quaint and cozy, Brown County is great for a romantic and relaxing Valentine’s Day. It’s such a special spot, which is exactly why you should share it with your someone special! Escape from the daily hustle and bustle and spend some quality time with your significant other.

Check out this list for some ideas on how to reconnect, rekindle the flame, and have the best Valentine’s ever in Brown County!



Cozy up in a cabin

Imagine snuggling up in front of the fireplace or relaxing in a hot tub surrounded by the woods. Well you’re in luck, because Brown County has plenty of cozy cabins for the pickin’. Whether you’re looking for a private retreat you never have to leave or a convenient spot close to shops and restaurants, we’ve got you covered. Not only will you love the warm and inviting atmosphere found in a cabin, but you’ll also get some added bonuses like fireplaces, hot tubs, whirlpool tubs, firepits, views, and more. Click here to see which cabin is calling your name! If cabin life isn’t for you, a few of our hotels and inns are offering special Valentine’s packages…lodging, dining, candy, roses, and bubbly all included!


Indulge in a couple’s massage

We all want a massage, but we rarely ever indulge. Don’t let that be the case this Valentine’s Day. Reward yourself and your someone special with a relaxing couple’s massage! Not only is this a great gift so show someone how much you care, but it’s also an excellent way to spend some time together. Interested? Check out Creative Style Salon, Ethereal Day Spa & Salon, or Gaia’s Touch, all in the downtown Village. You’re sure to leave de-stressed, recharged, and ready for a romantic rest of the day! If massage isn’t your thing, Brown County has other healing alternatives available such as foot baths, acupuncture, Reiki energy sessions, yoga, and more.


Show your love with a beautiful bouquet

It may seem a bit cliché but it’s true…most everyone loves flowers! There’s just something about a big bouquet that makes you smile. Whether you go with the more traditional Valentine’s Day choice of red roses or you opt for something a little more unconventional like lilies, peonies, or even succulents, surprise your sweetie with an arrangement that’s as bright and colorful as your love! Go ahead order yours today from either Ironweed Gifts and Floral or Michael’s Flowers!


Savor some scrumptious sweets

Valentine’s Day seems to be all about indulging…and that includes chocolates and candies! Chock full of sweet and treat shops, the Village has several great spots to satisfy your sweet tooth this Valentine’s Day. Head over to the Candy Dish, Candy Emporium, or Heritage Candy Store for some homemade candy, perfect for a tasty gift or for sharing together! Check out these same stores, along with the Nashville Fudge Kitchen and Schwab’s Fudge, for melt-in-your-mouth fudgey-goodness. We’re officially giving you permission to spoil yourself…and your honey!


Unwind and sip on some wine

This Valentine’s Day, do something together! Rather than fussing with a gift, choose to share an experience instead. Go wine tasting! Each with their own unique flavor and style, make your way to Brown County’s four wineries: Brown County Winery, Chateau Thomas Winery, Salt Creek Winery, and Cedar Creek Winery. All with tasting rooms in the downtown area, spend the afternoon sipping and sampling. You can even head up the road a little piece to Brown County Winery’s home base for a tour! If you’re not much of a wino, we have beer and spirits too! Check out QuaffON! Brewing Company’s beer or opt for some of the hard stuff from Bear Wallow Distillery or Hard Truth Distilling Company. QuaffOn! beer, as well as Hard Truth liquors, can be found at any Big Woods location, including Hard Truth Hills. There’s always the option to go on a Sippin’ Trip too! Let us make it easy for you by driving you around to sample our spirits! Book your spot on the February 16 trip today!


Go on a wintertime stroll

Whether it’s a stroll through the Village while shopping, a short jaunt on the nearby Salt Creek Trail, or a full-blown hike in the State Park, bundle up and go on a wintertime walk! Get some fresh air and spend some quality one-on-one time. After all, a good walk always means a good talk. P.S. holding hands only keeps you warmer!


Dig in to a gourmet Valentine’s dinner

Say “I love you” over a mouthwatering filet mignon or perfectly prepared lobster tail. No matter what your tastes may be, you’re sure to be delighted during a romantic Valentine’s dinner in Brown County. Peach and bourbon salmon, Cajun gumbo, pork tenderloin, mahi mahi, prime rib, and more, you’ll fall in love with these special dishes and each other! Find all these wonderful meals and many others at one of our more upscale restaurants!


Give a gift as unique as your love

I’m sure the love of your life deserves more than just the norm. With its handcrafted heritage, Brown County is the perfect place to discover one-of-kind jewelry for your one-of-a-kind sweetheart! From pearls and natural stones to silver, gold, and antique-inspired pieces, you’ll definitely find something that will make your darling dazzle. Check out these awesome shops for jewelry that’s both exquisite and eclectic!

Come spend your Valentine’s Day with us! It’s sure to be oh-so romantic and relaxing!

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