SOURCE: Colorado Tourism Office

Colorado Tourism Office

January 28, 2015 12:32 ET

Give the Gift of an Experience in Colorado This Valentine's Day

DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - Jan 28, 2015) - Valentine's Day is around the corner, and what better gift than the gift of an unforgettable experience in Colorado? Below are a few ideas for couples seeking experiences to celebrate the day of love. For more information, visit

Swoon in the Nation's Sweetheart City

Loveland, Colorado is known as the nation's Sweetheart City where romantic heart-shaped love notes dot the streets and The Fire & Ice Festival (February 13-14) transforms 4th Street.

Love is an Adventure

Cat Skiing (Keystone). A guided cat skiing tour with Keystone Adventure Tours is a unique activity for the adventurous couple. Tickets are $255 per person and include a lift ticket, powder ski rentals, a tour guide and lunch.

Dog Sledding (Breckenridge). Good Times Adventures offers dog sledding tours for couples. The six-mile long tour winds along the trails of the Swan River Valley and tickets are $75 per person.

Romance on the Ranch

C Lazy U Ranch (Granby). C Lazy U Ranch offers a Valentine's Day Package that includes lodging, activities, a rose petal and chocolate turndown service and dinner starting at $375 per person, per night.

Zapata Ranch (Mosca). Enjoy an exclusive couple's horseback ride at Zapata Ranch that has surprises along the way including chocolate covered strawberries and champagne. All-inclusive packages start at $1,252 per adult for a three-night stay.

Rejuvenate in Hot Springs

Glenwood Hot Springs (Glenwood Springs). Glenwood Hot Springs Resort offers a Romance Package that includes truffles and champagne, dinner, unlimited access to the hot springs pool, breakfast and a $100 spa credit. Rates start at $368 per night.

Springs Resort and Spa (Pagosa Springs). The Springs Resort and Spa offers a Valentine's Day Package that includes a one-night stay for two, a 60-minute couple's massage, 24-hour hot springs passes and champagne. Rates start at $419 per night.

Dinner On the Mountain

Game Creek Restaurant (Vail). After a ride up the Eagle Bahn Gondola, a snow cat serves as transportation to a gourmet on-mountain dinner experience at Game Creek Restaurant. Dinner rates start at $90 per person.

Uley's Cabin Sleigh Ride Dinner (Crested Butte). Couples can ride in an open sleigh pulled by a snow cat to Uley's Cabin. Upon arrival, enjoy a Valentine's dinner that features Colorado cuisine with French influences. Tickets are $100 per person.

Soar to New Heights

Fair Winds Hot Air Balloon Flights (Boulder). Fair Winds Hot Air Balloon Flights offers a balloon ride that includes champagne, a continental breakfast and flight certificate. Rates start at $199 per person.

Pikes Peak Cog Railway (Colorado Springs). Take a ride up America's Mountain, Pikes Peak, on the Pikes Peak Cog Railway, the world's highest cog train. Tickets are $28 per person. 

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