Whether you’re celebrating an anniversary, trying to get out of the doghouse or just want to earn some Brownie points with the one you love, here are some romantic places to visit while in the Blue Mountain area.
Treat your loved one (and yourself) to a luxury spa day. At Scandinave Spa you can enjoy a massage, a sauna, hot and cold baths plus a healthy meal, all in beautiful surroundings. The price is surprisingly affordable, particularly if you can get there mid-week. http://www.scandinave.com/en/bluemountain/
Take your loved one dancing on Tuesday evenings at Jazz in the Park. This free concert series is in Wasaga Beach at the Oakview Woods gazebo on Mosley Street. It start at 7 pm and runs weekly until August 31st. Featuring mostly swing and big band music, you’ll be able to dance to live music as the sun sets. call 429-3844 x 2287 or check out the Meaford events calendar http://www.wasagabeach.com/events.index.gk
Do the two of you love cheese? Really good cheese? Why not plan to attend a cheese tasting at Dags & Willow Fine Cheese Gourmet Shop in Collingwood? Taste a variety of cheeses while learning about the history of each cheese and what to look for in a good cheese. Paired with fine wines, this is a tasty gourmet evening. Organize a small group of friends and book a private tasting or plan to attend an organized event. 705.444.9100 http://www.dagsandwillow.ca/Tastings.html
For a more traditional romantic evening, try an intimate dinner at Sisi On Main in Thornbury. With a unique list of vintage wines and a vast menu, you and your sweetie will have a truly romantic evening. 27 Bruce Street, Thornbury ON N0H 2P0 T: 519.599.7769 http://www.sisionmain.com/
For something a little more lively, try Martini Wednesday s at Twist Martini & Wine Lounge. With $5.99 martinis and live music starting at 7 pm, you’ll have a fun-filled evening. Located in the Village at Blue Mountain, 170 Jozo Weider Boulevard, Unit 31. Call (705) 445-5000 http://www.twistmartinilounge.com
What is more romantic than a waterfall? Eugenia Falls is one of the highest in Eastern Canada. It is formed by the Beaver River dropping 23 metres over the Niagara Escarpment into Cuckoo Valley. Accessed through the Eugenia Falls Conservation Area, bring a picnic lunch to make the most of your visit to this lovely spot. http://public.greysauble.on.ca/ca_lands/eugeniafalls.html
Take a step into the 19th Century with a tour of the Chantry Island Lighthouse. The local Marine Heritage Society offers lighthouse tours by boat. The recently restored Lighthouse Keeper’s Home and historic gardens will have you marvelling at the hardy nature of early lighthouse keepers. Be sure to prebook your tour so you won’t be disappointed. 1-866-797-5862 http://www.chantryisland.com/