How to Plan the Ultimate Valentine’s Day in Brian Head, Utah
Chocolates, cards, and candy – the traditional Valentine’s Day gifts. They’re safe choices, but a bit played out. If you want to really impress your partner this Valentine’s Day, try breaking out of the mold by booking a trip to a winter wonderland. Brian Head offers stunning mountain scenery that provides the perfect backdrop for a romantic kiss or a surprise proposal. There’s also plenty of fun activities that won’t add inches to your waistline (trust us, she’ll thank you). Don’t stick with the same old heart boxes – make her heart race with a romantic weekend getaway. And we’ll make it easy for you – here’s how to plan the ultimate Valentine’s Day in Brian Head.
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What to Do in Brian Head for Valentine’s Day
Book A Spa Day
Give your sweetheart (and yourself) the gift of a relaxing Valentine’s Day massage. Noorish Spa is a lavish wellness spa just minutes from downtown that offers a range of services including massages, facials and body treatments. When you’re done, turn up the heat in the onsite sauna or steam room. Their relaxing environment and professional staff are sure to rejuvenate your mind and your relationship.
Put Stars in Your Eyes
We all want to be starry-eyed on Valentine’s Day. At Cedar Breaks National Monument, it’s easier than ever. Cedar Breaks is a designated International Dark Sky Park and sits at 10,000 feet, giving you a panoramic view of the night sky that is out of this world. Gaze on crystal constellations and shimmering star clusters as you search the universe for faraway galaxies. Brian Head Resort also offers prime stargazing opportunities and is often easier to reach during the winter season. Their expert star guides can walk you through the stars and help you put a twinkle in your partner’s eyes.
Take A Romantic Drive
A slow drive full of breathtaking scenery and quiet conversation – it’s the perfect Valentine’s Day plan. Utah’s Patchwork Parkway is one of the most highly-rated scenic drives in the country and runs right through Brian Head via Hwy 143. Though it stretches nearly 55 miles, every inch of the drive takes you through stunning Utah wilderness and picturesque stopping points perfect for a romantic smooch.
Chase A Thrill
Nothing says “I love you” like a thrilling race down a snowy slope. Spend your Valentine’s Day at nearby Brian Head Resort to ski, snowboard, or tube down 11,000 feet of pristine mountainside. Once your toes are frosty you can head indoors to share a cup of cocoa and enjoy live music in the Last Chair Saloon. It’s a great alternative to the traditional candy gift and gives you a good excuse to cozy up next to the fire.
Enjoy A Valentine’s Day Dinner
No Valentine’s Day is complete without a romantic dinner. There are many delicious restaurants around Brian Head to choose from! The Restaurant at Cedar Breaks Lodge offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains and an intimate atmosphere that’s sure to make a meal fit for love. If you’re looking for something a little different, try sharing an exotic Thai dish at Sook Jai Thai; it’s sure to spice up your night. For even more options, check out our Brian Head dining guide.
Where to Stay in Brian Head for Valentine’s Day
You’ve worked hard to make your Valentine’s Day trip a success, so you’ll need the perfect romantic getaway rental to make it complete. Whether you’re looking for a secluded mountain cabin or a luxurious condo, we’ve got plenty of options to fit your needs.
For a rental that’s luxurious and close to the mountain, check out our Champagne and Ice condo. It offers 5-star hotel amenities and has a spectacular mountain view from your 2-story window wall. A private deck with a hot tub and a wood-burning fireplace will help set the mood and make this Valentine’s Day the best one yet.