Valentine’s Day in the CSRA: Romantic ideas to make your day perfect
Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, do you know what you will be doing with your sweetheart? Augusta has so much to offer from a romantic dinner to retro arcade date and so much more! We have compiled some fun ideas for you and your dearest or, if your single, a friend.
You can always go to the traditional Valentine’s plan of romantic restaurant. Augusta and Aiken have a plethora of choices to select from. A quick search on google will display a smorgasbord of options from Italian to Latin, Mediterranean to soul food. Here is a list of top rate restaurants in both Augusta and Aiken:
– Frog Hollow Tavern, Augusta, GA
– Cadwaller’s Café, Augusta, GA
– Malia’s, Aiken, SC
– The Stables Restaurant, Aiken, SC
These are only a handful of the locally owned restaurants available for your Valentines’ Day festivities.
If you want to do something a little different than just dinner you could also consider going to see a live theatre performance. Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre has a great presentation of “The Last Romance”, as well as, several other theatres in town. Le Chat Noir is a small live theatre and bar, the Imperial Theatre has live shows running almost every week and the Miller Theater is another option as well.
If you want to go simpler or don’t have a lot of cash to spend, plan a picnic or romantic trail walk. The Savannah River Rapids in Evans are perfect for a homemade picnic and stroll with gorgeous scenes of the river. You can visit the Greeneway in Downtown Augusta and rent some bikes to find the lovely little spot to enjoy lunch. There are so many hiking trails in and around the CSRA that it is impossible not to stumble on to them.
If you, or your sweetheart, are video gamers you could always use the classic pizza and games night, but in style. Grab a ‘za at Mellow Mushroom or Pizza Joint and then head over to Stars and Strikes. This is a huge arcade and indoor play area with laser tag, bumper cars and more!
There are so many ways that you can celebrate with your loved one that they are almost countless. Below are some links to other restaurants and ideas to help you plan your romantic night or day out.