4 Great Ideas for Valentine’s Day 2017 in Alexandria

With beautiful parks, the majestic Potomac River nearby, and proximity to one of the most historic & vibrant cities in the country, Alexandria is a great place to celebrate Valentine’s Day. There’s no shortage of things to do with your loved one here, but we’ve narrowed them down to a list of our four favorites.

Delia’s Mediterranean Grill & Brick Oven Pizza

Delia’s is a classic brick oven Mediterranean grill in the city’s Eisenhower district serving up regional specials like roasted eggplant, feta, Greek salad, souvlaki, and of course, pizza. A special three-course prix fixe Valentine’s Day menu will be available for lovers looking for a tasty dinner.

Bastille

At this Old Town wine bar and brasserie, you and your loved one can enjoy a multitude of classic French options, from prix fixe meals to hors d’oeuvres like foie gras and escargot. With a cozy dining area, impressive wine selection and a special Valentine’s Day menu available on the 14th and the weekend before, Bastille is an excellent option for a romantic evening out.

Sweet Treats and Poetry

At the Del Ray Artisans gallery on Mount Vernon Avenue, couples and singles alike are welcome to enjoy free desserts and poetry readings between 6 and 8 PM on February 14. All attendees can also read an original poem or one by a favorite poet.

Founder’s Park

Located in northern Old Town just north of the Torpedo Factory Art Center, Founder’s Park is an excellent place for a relaxing stroll with your sweetheart. There are plenty of picnic tables, walking trails, and great views of the Potomac that serve as the perfect backdrop for spending time with your beloved.

Picking a hotel in Alexandria for Valentine’s Day

If you’re coming in from out of town or simply want to stay somewhere else for a romantic evening, the Holiday Inn Express is an excellent option. Guests at our hotel enjoy great furniture and bedding, top-notch amenities like free Wi-Fi, and a complimentary shuttle to the metro.

We’re also offering our Romance Package, which includes a bottle of sparkling wine and box of chocolates for you and your loved one to enjoy.

 

This year, make Valentine’s Day memorable with a stay at the Holiday Inn. Book yours today.

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