With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, it is time to start planning a romantic weekend with that special someone. What can be more romantic than indulging in delicious, sweet treats, sipping on fine wine and soaking in a jacuzzi spa?
You can find your perfectly passionate trip right here in Grant County.
Start your Valentine’s Day off at this romantic winery located in Converse, Indiana in Grant County. Oak Hill Winery offers a series of delicious wines that are made using vintage 19th century methods. Varietal, specific wines are their focus, one grape, one flavor, one wine, to allow the expression of the vintage, the vineyard, and the grower. Sit back and relax with your sweetheart as you sip on fine wines and enjoy scenic views.
Echo Art Gallery is the perfect place to make an afternoon reservation to paint with your significant other. Choose from a variety of fun art classes to take together, and paint something special that you will have to keep forever!
After your visit to the Oak Hill Winery, stop by Ledbetter’s Grand Fudge Shop to pick up some of their fresh, homemade, mouthwatering fudge that is made using real cream and butter. Nothing says Happy Valentine’s Day quite like sweet treats! Indulge in their homemade fudge, delicious frozen drinks, Hawaiian ice and fresh smoothies. There are a variety of fudge flavors to try including praline pecan, chocolate English toffee, vanilla Butterfinger, strawberry cheesecake, chocolate mint, peanut butter, and dark chocolate caramel toffee.
After treating yourself to some chocolate goodies, take a stroll with your sweetheart across Grant County’s historic Cumberland Covered Bridge. This 181-foot covered timbered bridge was built in 1877, restored in 1999, and spans across the scenic Mississinewa River. This is the last remaining covered bridge in Grant County. Rumor has it that if you kiss your special someone under the bridge on Valentine’s Day, your love will last forever!
Start your evening off with dinner at Bad Dad Brewery, Grant County’s first nano-brewery! Order a flight or pint of craft beer to go with a delicious pizza pie. There are twelve different beers on tap, including pale ales, brown ales, blonde ales and citrus IPA. Cozy up in their relaxing environment or get a growler and take out to bring back to your hotel room.
Turn your Valentine’s Day, into a Valentine’s Getaway by staying at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Marion. This hotel is the perfect spot to take your sweetheart for an amorous getaway. The heated indoor pool and spa is the perfect place to relax, and a complimentary breakfast is included with your stay. End your evening with an old, romantic black and white film while cozying up to your sweetheart.
Due to COVID-19, visitors are required to practice safe social distancing protocol when in public. Masks will be necessary to enter inside establishments and are to be worn in situations when social distancing is not possible. These safety measures should allow everyone to have fun, all while staying safe.
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