A Romantic Winter Retreat
When winter hits it’s easy to just want to bundle up next to the fire. There’s nothing wrong with a romantic fire but there are so many other exciting and adventurous things you can do to add a little spark of passion to your love life and date night.
We recently stayed at the Sunriver Resort near Bend, Oregon. While the area is primarily known for its abundant summer activities and perfect weather, the winter opportunities are endless. There is snow skiing nearby at Mount Bachelor if you’re looking for an athletic activity. Daily guided snow shoe tours are a great way to see nature and get your exercise in for the day. For an extra special date night idea, schedule a moonlight snow shoe adventure beneath the mountain sky with a special bonfire.
For the adventurous but not so athletic there are daily snow mobile excursions with Central Oregon Adventures. Explore the powder filled meadows and high mountain terrain in the winter wonderland.
A horse drawn sleigh ride along the Deschutes River provides the ultimate romantic back drop for an amazing Fun Fantasy Ritual with that special someone. The two of you can cozy up under the warm blankets provided, as you glide along in the snow listening to the soft sound of the jingling bells.
The lodge at the resort is a fabulous place to unwind with a cocktail next to the giant fireplace in the gathering room. The staff here is amazing and suggested we stay put and have dinner on the sofa right in front of the fireplace. This place is the epitome of romance.
Oh yes and every room has a romantic fireplace to cuddle up next to after your adventurous day. Grab your favorite hot toddy and reminisce of your adventures in bed next to the fire.
Here is a list of some romantic winter retreats around the Country: