About.com's list of best date restaurants covers all bases, from best all-around date restaurant to best expensive date restaurant. Romance will be on the menu at any one of the dining establishments, although you might want to avoid the best cheap date restaurant for Valentine's Day!
A horse-drawn carriage around LoDo's cobbled streets evokes the romance of a bygone era. Reserved carriage rides range from $75 - $110 for Valentine's Day, depending on the route. Be sure to take note of Denver's unpredictable weather before embarking on your horse-drawn journey -- frostbite is not romantic.
Ahh, the gift that keeps on giving. Learn the art of couples massage from Colorado Free University. Classes are held throughout the year, including Sat. Feb. 9, 2013 from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. and Sun. Feb. 17, 2013 from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. The cost is $92 per couple for non-members or $79 per couple for members.
If your love of the mountains matches your love for each other, a day on the slopes might be just the ticket. If downhill skiing isn't risky enough, you can take even more of a plunge and get married in a mass wedding at the top of the mountain on Thurs. Feb. 14, 2013. Lift tickets at Loveland are $61 per person, and wedding participants get two tickets for the price of one.
Opera Colorado presents a performance of "Romeo & Juliet" on Fri. Feb. 15, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. The opera by French composer Charles Gounod follows the fate of Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers in Verona, Italy. Tickets range from $20 - $160.
The Molly Brown House offers the Art of Flirtation Cream tea on Sat. Feb. 9 and Sun. Feb. 10, 2013. Tea costs $25 per person, and includes a tour of the museum. The mansion at 1340 Pennsylvania St. served as the residence of the Unsinkable Molly Brown, who survived the sinking of the Titanic.
The downtown hotel offers a Toast to Love package for Valentine's Day. The package includes a three-course meal for dinner at Randolph's Restaurant, followed by a bottle of champagne and chocolates in your suite. The package, which starts at $269 a night, also includes a 2 p.m. late checkout and in-room movie.
Treat your sweetheart to a Romantic Weekend Getaway in Cherry Creek at the JW Marriott Hotel. The package includes a $25 room service credit, as well as chocolate-dipped strawberries and a bottle of champagne. Rates start at $275 for a mountain-view room.
Omni Interlocken Resort in Broomfield, Colo., offers the Romance Remembered package for Valentine's Day. Couples will receive complimentary sparkling wine in the evening, as well as breakfast in bed the following morning. Rates starts at $177 per night.