Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Things to do Valentines Day Los Angeles

Valentines Day is on a Saturday this year opening up all kinds of opportunities to celebrate this special day with your loved one. Don't settle for a box of candy or flowers get out and enjoy the day or even an over night getaway. Here is a list of romantic places to visit on Valentines Day for Los Angeles and Orange County.

Palm Springs Tram - See some of the most spectacular views in Southern California. Ride from the desert to the mountains. Weekend packages are still available but filling up fast. Lots of snow and a great place to cuddle.
Julian Historic Gold Town - Famous apple pies and gold mine tours. Located in the beautiful Cuyamaca mountains north of San Diego. Julian is a favorite day trip or weekend getaway.
Los Angeles Farmers Market - Have breakfast or lunch at original 1934 Los Angeles Farmers Market. Shopping at the specialty shops and then head next door to the Grove to check out the upscale stores and take in a movie.
Catalina Island Just off the coast of Southern California is an island that looks much like California did two hundred years ago. Fun for a day trip or weekend adventure.
Sunset Ranch Hollywood Ride up into the hills above Hollywood on a guided trial ride. Enjoy a fantastic view of Los Angeles while on your old west adventure.
Crystal Cove Beach One of the few places left in Orange County where you can walk for miles along the coastline and see it in its natural state. Have lunch at the Beachcomber Cafe on the beach at Crystal Cove.
Laguna Beach Wide sandy beaches, tide pools, shops, and world class restaurants. One of the most romantic towns along the Southern California Coast.
Balloon Above The Desert See some of the most picturesque landscapes in California. Vineyards, polo fields, world famous golf courses of Palm Springs.
Grape Escape Hot Air Balloon Adventure Take flight with the birds and observe wildlife marveling at the sight of a beautiful hot air balloon floating overhead. View lakes, citrus groves, wineries and estate homes.
Kayak the La Jolla Seven Sea Caves - Take a guided kayak tour of the sea cave and see these hidden treasures. No experience is required all equipment is provided for you.
Sunset Gondola Huntington Beach Sunset Gondola brings the romance and tradition of Venice, Italy to the canals of Sunset Beach and Huntington Harbour. Daily, 10am to 11pm
Temecula Valley Wine Tasting Many of the wineries offer picnic areas and some of the larger operations have restaurants. Perfect romantic trip for Valentines Day.
Oak Glen Take a trip to a relaxing country getaway. Oak Glen is famous for Apples, Cider, Antiques, U-Pick apple orchards and fruit stands. About a 90 minute drive from Los Angeles.