Virginia may be for lovers, but the Sullivan County Catskills are for soulmates! There is no need to travel far. Just 90 minutes from NYC, you can find everything you need for the perfect romantic getaway in gorgeous Sullivan County.
They say that love comes in all shapes and sizes. Whether you are looking for a quaint bed and breakfast to canoodle in front of a roaring fire, a picturesque downtown to explore hand in hand with your sweetheart, or a live performance to set the mood, you can plan an extra-special Valentine’s Day getaway in Sullivan County that is sure to be one to remember!
Get your day started on the right foot with a hearty breakfast from the Rolling River Café. This café is the perfect spot to share a quiet conversation over a hot cup of coffee in a unique atmosphere featuring great art. Why not eve home a piece of art with you to remember your special day?
After breakfast, head over to the Catskill Arts Society for a sophisticated rendezvous and check out the exhibit Flux. The exhibit combines the photography and installation artwork of three emerging talents in a striking and often unexpected blend.
After a stroll through the art gallery get outdoors! It may be chilly, but you’ve got your love to keep you warm! Head out for a romantic walk through the beautiful Livingston Manor Covered Bridge Park. This historic covered bridge, originally built in 1860 crossing the Willowemoc Creek, is a picturesque spot to get a breath of fresh air.
A relaxing massage at Honor’s Haven Resort and Spa is the perfect way to unwind after a busy day. Get yourself relaxed and limber before heading out for the night’s activities!
As the goes down its time to turn up the romance. What better to get you in the mood for romance than a selection of love songs? Rather than dusting off that old Barry White CD, check out the Sullivan County Dramatic Workshop’s Valentine’s Day Cabaret!
Of course we didn’t forget about dinner! Sullivan County offers an array of unique dining options. No matter what atmosphere you are looking for, you have plenty of options to enjoy a special meal. Here are some of our recommendations:
- Bernie’s Holiday Restaurant (http://www.berniesholidayrestaurant.com/)
- Willy’s Restaurant (http://www.mrwillys.com/home.aspx)
- Albella Pizzeria & Restaurant (http://www.albellafamilyrestaurant.com)
- The Heron (http://theheronrestaurant.com/)
To end the night you’ll want to make sure you have found the perfect spot to spend some time alone together. If passionate romance is your thing, the Inn at Lake Joseph provides romantic getaway packages complete with roses, a cozy fireplace, whirlpool baths, and Swedish massages. If you prefer to get outside, The Sullivan has great stay & ski packages to keep you busy up and down the slopes. If you’re not sure what you’re looking for, The Villa Roma has plenty of options, including dining, spa and salon services, saunas, and even ice skating!
Regardless of how you like to spend the day with your significant other, Sullivan County is the perfect place to plan your tryst. Happy Valentine’s Day! XOXO