Thursday February 1, 2018
Love is in the air, and areas around Richmond are filling up fast for Valentine’s Day retreats! We’ve got you covered with our list of local things to do on Valentine’s Day. From super-sweet gestures at your new Boone home to fun suggestions and delicious restaurants. Here are some of the best suggestions we’ve found in the area
Offering a romantic waterfront scenic view of the Appomattox and James rivers, The Boathouse at City Point features high-end interior design elements, private dining for large groups, patio dining and an outdoor bar. Everyday Belgian and French cuisine will be served in the beautiful Max’s on Broad overlooking a plaza with patio dining. This is French countryside cooking at its best, using local ingredients and hormone-free meats. Sitting on the James River and occupying the top floor of the restored Power Plant building is The Boathouse at Rocketts Landing. This Boathouse location specializes in seafood, wood-stone oven pizza and locally-sourced signature entrees. If you’re looking for the finest USDA Prime beef available, Ruth’s Chris Steak House in Richmond is the perfect excuse to enjoy the perfect night out for Valentine’s Day.
Situated in the lively arts district in downtown Richmond and centrally located among the many attractions like VCU, the Convention Center, The National, The November Theater, the Historic Hippodrome and more, is Tarrant’s Café. They’re known for their variety of food, homemade desserts, dressings and hospitality. Maple and Pine is a celebration of Virginia’s inventive dining revolution with its expression of modern American craft cooking. Their breakfast, lunch and dinner menu can be considered “New American” with global influences and a large focus on local purveyors. Each restaurant is almost booked for Valentine’s Day so call soon for reservations!
Spend the night in luxury at The Jefferson Hotel where not only thirteen U.S. presidents have stayed, but other illustrious guests such as Charlie Chaplin, Ray Charles and Elvis Presley have spent the night. The Jefferson’s white marble 36-step staircase is said to be the model for the iconic grand staircase in the classic movie Gone with the Wind. All the Tiffany stained-glass windows were taken out during World War II to conform to blackout rules, but artisans restored and replaced them in 1983. The hotel also offers an array of amenities, including a beauty salon, a florist, a coffee shop, spa treatments, an indoor pool with a sun patio and a well-equipped fitness room.
If staying home is your idea of fun, our new Boone homes offer gourmet kitchens perfect for recreating your favorite meals. Make heart-shaped meals, have a bottle of wine and relax in any room of your new home!
From historic hotels with sweeping views to restaurants with special menus, Valentine’s Day near Richmond is full of romance. View our conveniently located homes throughout Richmond at https://boonehomes.net.