All aboard the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad! The train provides an excellent view of the natural scenery and wildlife of the National Park and an opportunity to learn about the history of the railroad in the area. Take date night to the next level with an elegant dining experience where passengers can enjoy a three-course dinner aboard historic train cars. Then retreat back to the charming Silver Fern Bed & Breakfast for a romantic evening.
Make your way to Gervasi Vineyard, a premier destination winery resort providing couples with fine Italian dining, beautiful grounds, full-service hotel suites and so much more. Take a stroll in the vineyard and end the evening with an upscale dinner at The Bistro, serving up exceptional cuisine prepared with fresh local ingredients.
Escape to German Village, a charming neighborhood with architecture dating back to the 1840s. Rich with European heritage and located just a few blocks south of downtown Columbus, this vibrant area is gleaming with romance. Delight in a cooking/dinner party at The Kitchen, a date-night concept that proves the way to the heart is indeed through the stomach. Uncover your new favorite story at The Book Loft, a 32-room book shop nestled in the heart of the village. When all is read and done, cozy up with your sweetheart at the German Village Guest House, famed for their hospitality.
Take in the beauty of this 9,000-acre safari escape that is home to fascinating animals, including giraffes, zebras and African painted dogs, and see them in a way you never have before. Ready yourself for a completely immersive experience with zip line tours, horseback riding, fishing and, most importantly, a safari! You can even go on a sunset safari before ending the night in a romantic yurt at Nomad Ridge.
Add a little music to your journey with a visit to the Adelphia Music Hall in Marietta. At the confluence of the Ohio and Muskingum Rivers, Marietta has become a hotbed for musical talent where you can enjoy a diverse mix of performances in a beautiful and historic setting. After the show, wind down with a craft cocktail from the onsite restaurant, The Galley, and end the night with a stay in an elegant guest room at the boutique Hackett Hotel.
Retreat to the wilderness of the Hocking Hills where couples can paddle the Hocking River as the sun sets during a torchlit float with Hocking Hills Canoe Livery. The tour ends with live music, s'mores and a bonfire as you stargaze under a cozy blanket. Afterward, enjoy a quiet evening together at the intimate Glenlaurel Inn where each guest room is equipped with luxurious amenities. *please check canoeing event dates and times before traveling