Romantic Northwest Valentine’s Day Travel Packages | 2022

People commemorated love Valentine’s Day since the 14th century (so take it back with V-Day haters Geoffrey Chaucer). The middle schoolers among us may resort to teddy bears and talking hearts, but adult celebrations call for adult gifts and room service. Try these adorable destinations.

For classic couples

Woodinville’s Willows Lodge sits among a ton of wineries, many of which have tasting room specialties for the holidays. Moreover, everyone knows that alcohol makes the heart grow fonder. Head straight to the hotel’s excellent spa, where a couple’s package is comfortingly advertised for a couple of friends Where lovers.

For lovers of the alternative

Thornewood Castle in Lakewood is billed as “The House Love Built”, but it was actually built by Native American workers, some of whom left lucky totems in the rafters. From Stephen King Red rose was filmed at the bed and breakfast, a visit can mean embracing the gory side of Valentine’s Day.

For history buffs

Port Townsend has a lot of Victorian whimsy that feels romantic (never mind that Victorian times were all about being buttoned up). Manresa Castle offers a turret or two, but anyone who remembers the 1980s can appreciate the act of recreating An officer and a gentleman at Fort Worden State Historic Park.

For homebodies

A city break offers the most romantic part of the vacation (someone else makes the bed) without the worst (gas station bathrooms). Our list of local hotels has a wide variety of classics, but newcomer Lotte Hotel is bidding to stay here with a rich four-course meal at Charlotte Restaurant and Lounge and $50 off any service over 50 minutes. at the spa.

For physical couples

Aren’t palm readings erotic enough? On February 10, the W Seattle hotel is bringing a “lipsologist” named Deni Luna to the hotel for free lip readings, using your actual mouth to explain the type of relationship you have. An overnight package includes a toy-filled intimacy kit (good morning, fuzzy handcuffs) and in-room dining to keep the whole getaway private.

For wild duos

Driving a boat in mid-February is either a relationship killer or, for the right couple, a bonding experience. Sea lion and whale watching tours depart from San Juan Island on weekends with San Juan Island Outfitters, the guides well-trained to spot vibrant wildlife even when the iconic killer whales aren’t around. To warm up, try a table adjacent to the fireplace at the Duck Soup restaurant north of Friday Harbor.