The season of love, hearts, and hugs is upon us with Valentine’s Day quickly approaching. If you haven’t gotten your plans arranged just yet for your sweetheart, don’t stress out. As always, we’ve got you covered, and you don’t even have to leave our lovely state to have a dreamy retreat with the one that you love.
Here is a list of some of the top romantic getaways in the Magnolia State that will sweep your Valentine off his or her feet, making it love at first sight all over again.
This historic town is home to many sweet hideaways with beautiful locations to explore and lots of activities for a very romantic trip for two. Spend Valentine’s Day or your romantic getaway at any of the majestic, historic homes and bed and breakfast getaways in this beautiful River City, booking your stay at any of the charming homes and B & Bs in the city such as the Dunleith Historic Inn, Monmouth Historic Inn, the Linden Bed & Breakfast, just to name a few. The Deveraux Shields House is widely known for its romantic getaways for couples and honeymooners. There is always romance in the air here. Plus, you might want to check out some of the special events scheduled for Feb. 14. You’re invited to the sixth annual “An Evening of Romance” at Sunnyside, one of the most celebrated event homes in Natchez. Enjoy cocktails and a four-course meal with steak and lobster entrée. If you’d like to wait till the weekend to add a little intrigue and fun to your Valentine’s celebration, make your reservations for “Murder at the Heartbreak Hotel” for an evening filled with mystery and mayhem from Feb. 16 – 18. At the historic Glenfield home, you’re invited to come enjoy a delicious four-course meal while you try to solve the mystery of the evening that is sure to be filled with lots of unexpected twists, turns, and lots of fun. For more information on what Natchez has to offer, go to visitnatchez.org.
The Alluvian Hotel, nestled in the heart of the Mississippi Delta, offers the perfect locale for a romantic retreat for two. Enjoy a respite from the hustle of daily life in this secluded Southern location. Offering only 45 rooms, you and your honey will be spoiled in these charming lofts or suites as you enjoy a scrumptious hot buffet breakfast served daily. Guests can also enjoy tennis, golf, or the private Alluvian theatre. You and your loved will also have fun together as you learn to whip up something deliciously divine at the Viking School cooking classes. This would surely make for a memorable Valentine’s Day getaway celebration. For more information, visit the Alluvian Hotel’s website.
Mississippi Gulf Coast
The Mississippi Gulf Coast
If you’re looking for a variety of romantic getaways and dates for your Valentine, look no further than the Gulf Coast. Enjoy delicious wining and dining while you try your luck at any of the very popular casinos along the coastline. Book a stay at the gorgeous White House Hotel in Biloxi or stay at one of the charming hideaway B&Bs in Ocean Springs, Bay St. Louis, or any of the cozy little spot on the Coast that offers superb peaceful views of the Gulf. But your Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be lavish or expensive to be special or memorable. Pack your picnic basket with some of your favorite foods and treats, such as some French bread, cheese, fruit, wine, or whatever your pleasure, and create a dreamy date for just the two of you. Spread a blanket on the silvery coastal beaches and snuggle up with your sweetie as you enjoy those legendary gorgeous sunsets along the coastline. To check out a special getaway, find out about more ways to stay and play for a romantic getaway at the Gulf Coast here.
Treat your Valentine to a delicious meal at any of the fine dining selections in the Hub City, especially those belonging to the incomparable chef Robert St. John. Whether you’re going for a more casual meal or a true date night on the town, there are plenty of fabulous restaurants to choose from, including Ed’s Burger Joint, Tabella, The Mahogany Bar, the Crescent City Grill, and so many more. If you’d like to spoil your sweetheart on this special day, book a romantic stay at the swanky Hotel Indigo or the charming Bay Bed & Breakfast located in the heart of the historic district in Hattiesburg. Plan a weekend getaway to Hattiesburg and enjoy several events in the city, such as Pottery Date Night on Feb. 10 at Main Street Books and Pottery. Bring your special someone and a bottle of your favorite beverage to create two special pieces of pottery that are sure to be treasured forever. Enjoy some delicious dinner and fine libations at the “No Fuss Valentine’s Day Fancy Dinner Date” at the Southern Prohibition on Valentine’s Day for a wonderful time. The Blu Jazz Café is offering a very special evening for Valentine’s Day. Everyone is invited to enjoy a romantic dinner, but even if your relationship status is complicated or you’re single and ready to mingle, come and enjoy the evening by making a few new friends at the Singles Mixer. To help make your romantic getaway plans, check out Visit Hattiesburg’s website.
Home Sweet Home
Spend your special day of love with your sweetheart at home with a home-cooked meal or something tasty from Door Dash, some special sweet treats, and finish the evening curled up watching a romantic movie, playing board games, dancing in the living room or kitchen, or whatever you enjoy. You don’t even have to travel for a romantic evening. An evening just for two at home is always a sweet option for a memorable Valentine’s Day.
The Magnolia State offers a smorgasbord of options for a very romantic getaway, special Valentine’s Day, or any day you choose to celebrate your love. So go ahead and make your plans for something sweet and special this Valentine’s Day for the one that owns your heart. It will definitely be a dreamy, romantic time whether you want to travel near or far or stay closer to home during this month of love.
Love is always in the air in Mississippi, and you’ve got plenty of options for a special romantic getaway for two.