With so much going on with the Winter Olympic Games and the Super Bowl this weekend, you may forget that Monday is Valentine’s Day. If you want to celebrate this special holiday of love over the weekend, here are a few ideas on what you can do in the Vail Valley.
A couple dines at Gessner at the Grand Hyatt Vail. Make sure to call for reservations at your favorite restaurant during this busy holiday weekend.
Grand Hyatt Vail/Courtesy photo
If you are a romantic that likes to stick to the Valentine’s Day script, there are plenty of great dining options.
Restaurants will be reconfiguring the tables this weekend and adding more two-tops for this holiday. Call ahead to reserve your spot at your favorite eatery. Mix things up with a sleigh ride dinner at 4 Eagle Ranch, or snowshoe to dinner at Tennessee Pass Cookhouse near Ski Cooper.
The Alpenrose also offers a private gondola dining experience with a prix-fixe three-course menu. The gondola cabins are so cute and so different and so fitting for our alpine surroundings. The cabins have traveled far and wide to get here. They were obtained from the south Tyrol region, shipped to Austria for interior design and improvements, then to south Germany for the final touches on the outside and eventually sent across the Atlantic to Vail. Go to Alpenrose-Vail.com for more information and to book reservations.
Maya restaurant at the Westin Riverfront Resort and Spa in Avon is hosting a special menu for Valentine’s Weekend that will be offered from Friday through Monday. The three-course meal checks all the boxes for flavor, kicking off with tuna guacamole with spicy pepitas, a surf and turf option of butter-poached lobster tail and beef tenderloin, and chocolate, of course, in the form of s’mores. But these aren’t just any old s’mores, these s’mores are made from chocolate abuelita brownies, house-made marshmallows, vanilla ice cream, candied walnuts and chocolate covered strawberries. Pair that with a tawny 10-year port and you’ve just succeeded at having a great Valentine’s Day dinner. …….