There are places in this world that inspire us to fall in love. A perfect romantic escape is closer than you think. In preparation for Valentine’s Day, we’re listing the following places in Montgomery County that will set the mood for a romantic stroll.
1. RIO Washingtonian
Take a romantic walk around the lakeside at RIO Washingtonian Center. Catch a movie at the AMC/Loews RIO Cinemas, enjoy a romantic dinner for two, or sample delicious chocolate truffles at Lindt Chocolate.
2. Bethesda Row
Bethesda Row is a picturesque town center that offers plenty of restaurants to choose from for a romantic dinner. From classic Thai cuisine to mouthwatering pastry shops, there are so many delicious ways to explore Bethesda Row.
3. Rockville Town Square – Ice Rink
With over 25 Rockville restaurants & cafes to choose from, your date night can also include having fun at an outdoor ice rink! The Rockville ice rink is the largest outdoor ice skating rink between Baltimore and Washington DC. It is the largest in all of Montgomery County. The rink is 7,200 square feet.
4. Downtown Silver Spring – Ice Rink
Spend the day or evening enjoying all Downtown Silver Spring has to offer. The ice rink at Veterans’ Plaza is surrounded by great restaurant, shops, and plenty of parking.
5. Glen echo park
Glen Echo Park operated as an amusement park until 1968. No purchase or reservations needed to visit the park! Get your picture taken in front of the Cuddle Up Pavilion with you and your sweetheart.
6. Brookside Gardens
Despite the construction, Brookside Gardens is still a beautiful, serene hidden gem in Wheaton. Take a romantic stroll through the gardens and stop by a gazebo or park bench to sit and relax.
7. Woodend Nature Sanctuary
This 40-acre nature sanctuary in Chevy Chase is perfect for a late-afternoon walk before dinner in downtown Bethesda.
8. The Comus Inn
Enjoy a romantic dinner while overlooking the picturesque rolling hills of Dickerson and Sugarloaf Mountain.
9. Wine Tasting
Treat your special valentine to a wine pairing at the award-winning Sugarloaf Mountain Vineyard or Rockland’s Farm & Market!