You’ll Love These 5 Best Northern Virginia Date Ideas

The combination of history, beautiful landscapes, and amazing attractions make Northern Virginia make it the perfect place for a romantic getaway. With so many activities that change year round, it’s hard to decide what to do! Start planning your trip by booking a room at The Inn at Vaucluse Spring, then use our Northern Virginia date ideas!

For even more Northern Virginia date ideas, take advantage of our complimentary Vacation Guide. We know planning a vacation can be hard, so we’ve put together a list of some of our favorite things to do in the area to save you hours of research. In our free guide, you’ll find perfect date ideas like:

  • Attractions you won’t want to miss
  • Outdoor activities for all skill levels
  • Cultural events, museums, and entertainment
  • The best restaurants in the area

5 of the Best Northern Virginia Date Ideas

1. Visit a Brewery

There are tons of small breweries around The Inn at Vaucluse Spring. Plan a day of beer tasting and tours as you bounce between the breweries in Winchester. This way, you’ll get a true taste of the area! All the breweries offer something new and unique, so when you go beer tasting, you can’t try just one. We recommend ending your tasting adventure at Backroom Brewery; not only do they have amazing craft beers, they have scratch-made pub food, too!

2. Go Apple Picking in the Fall

Are you planning a fall stay at The Inn at Vaucluse Spring? You can’t experience autumn here without apple picking! At Rinker Orchards, you can pick your own apples for the perfect date. Spend a few hours in the orchards as you take in the smell of fresh-picked fruits.

3. Have a Picnic in a Park

When the weather is nice, have The Inn at Vaucluse Spring pack you a picnic so you can enjoy the great outdoors with your sweetheart! Picnic in our gorgeous gardens or venture out to see even more of the breathtaking landscapes the area offers. One of our favorite places is Shenandoah Valley National Park. Place a blanket in the grass surrounded by wildflowers, or travel to one of the many picnic grounds to sit at a table overlooking the park.

4. See a Show

One of our favorite Northern Virginia Date Ideas is to see a show at the Winchester Little Theater! The intimate atmosphere of just 100 seats makes each show special. The Little Theater has been hosting performances to visitors and locals alike for more than 85 years! Check their schedule to see what’s playing during your stay at The Inn at Vaucluse Spring.

5. Tube Down the River in the Summer

For fun Northern Virginia date ideas in the summer, try out Front Royal Tubing! Relax with your sweetheart as you float down the river. Imagine the Virginia sun warming you as you take in the sights from the water!

End Your Northern Virginia Date Ideas with a Stay at The Inn at Vaucluse Spring

After any Northern Virginia date ideas you choose, come back and relax at The Inn at Vaucluse Spring. We have a variety of accommodations perfect for everything from anniversary celebrations to romantic getaways. Choose one of our cottages for a more private getaway like Cabin by the Pond. This former tobacco barn features rustic elegance inside and mesmerizing views from the porch. Rocking and looking out over the spring and valley are so rejuvenating, you may not want to leave. Book your stay today!