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Romantic Things to Do in Boston on Valentine's Day

By: Revere Hotel Boston Common / 05 Feb 2020
Romantic Things to Do in Boston on Valentine's Day
Feel the Love: Romantic Things to Do in Boston on Valentine's Day
Go all-in on Valentine's Day with an idyllic Boston getaway that will sweep your sweetheart off their feet. Love is in the air this season, and the city is full of sweet spots to savor. Explore awe-inspiring masterpieces from famous artists and breathtaking views of the city from the top of the skyline. Wander through pretty parks and adventure out onto the harbor. Enjoy an exhilarating adventure together that's packed with the most romantic things to do in Boston on Valentine's Day - and all year long.
Stroll Hand-in-Hand Along the Charles River Esplanade
One of the most beautiful areas of the city, the Charles River Esplanade stretches for 17 miles along the Boston-side banks of the river. Cambridge is just beyond on the other side, and several charming bridges span the river. You'll find plenty of paths to explore together, where you'll encounter plenty of locals doing the same: strolling, dog-walking, jogging, running, biking, and roller-blading. Snap romantic photos and let the natural beauty of the area inspire new poetry together.
Set Sail on a Valentine's Day Dinner Cruise
Dinner together for Valentine's Day is a no-brainer, but you can make it extra special when you feast aboard a sightseeing cruise of Boston Harbor. Several companies offer dinner cruises on and around Valentine's Day (and throughout the rest of the year), including Odyssey Cruises, Spirit Cruises, and Hornblower Cruises. Enjoy a backdrop of Boston's glittering skyline and Harbor Islands along with a multi-course meal on an glamorous yacht. Finish the night with a little romantic dancing after dessert. Book early for these cruises, which tend to fill up early around February 14. Our concierge will be happy to help you with your arrangements. Jazz cruises, Irish music cruises, and brunch cruises are also available.
Skywalk Observatory: Swooning Views from 50 Stories High
Climb to the top of Boston's Prudential Center for wow-worthy views of the city skyline from 50 floors above the ground. Enjoy a 360-degree vista of greater Boston and beyond, and take the audio tour together for extra insight into the sights that you're seeing. Share a sky-high kiss and then slip up to the Top of the Hub, a fine dining restaurant on the 52nd floor. Your ticket to the Skywalk Observatory also includes admission to the Dreams of Freedom Museum, where you can explore the important role that immigration has played in the city.
Go Ice Skating on the Frog Pond at Boston Common
Whether you're on your first date or your fifteenth, ice skating on this outdoor rink is a beloved wintertime tradition in Boston. You'll have to hold hands to stay steady on your feet as you glide around the ice for a few laps. You're not just getting a little exercise together - you're building trust. Enjoy the evergreen trees that surround you as well as the beautiful views of Tremont Street and the capitol dome.
Be Inspired by Grace & Beauty at the Museum of Fine Arts
With stunning architecture and an immaculate collection of masterpieces, Boston's Museum of Fine Arts is an ode to the amazing things that humans can create - including love. Seek out your favorite artists together, from Vincent Van Gogh to Pierre-August Renoir. Pay homage to the King Mycerinus and Queen, an ancient Egyptian couple that gazes out onto eternity with stone eyes. With 450,000 pieces in one of America's most comprehensive collections, there's plenty at the museum to inspire you. Relax afterward with a vanilla latte in the café and buy each other a fun treat at the gift shop.
Entertain Yourselves with Boston's World-Class Entertainment
Dress up and head out on the town to enjoy Boston's legendary performing arts scene. This Valentine's Day season brings a bevy of concerts and performances to the stages of the city, and there's a little bit of something for everyone playing in February 2020:
  • Mean Girls at Citizens Bank Opera House
  • Blue Man Group at Charles Playhouse
  • Detroit Red at Paramount Theatre
  • Fiddler on the Roof at Emerson Colonial Theatre
  • Neil Simon's Plaza Suite with Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick at Emerson Colonial Theatre
  • Il Volo at Wang Theater
  • Disney on Ice: Road Trip Adventure at TD Garden
  • Valentine's Day Concerts at Berklee College of Music
  • Giancarlo Guerrero conducts Grime, Walton, and Duruflé featuring Cellist Johannes Moser at Boston Symphony Hall
  • Little Big Town at Wang Theater
Linger in Love & Luxury at Revere Hotel Boston Common
Of course, sometimes the most romantic way to spend time together is doing nothing at all: just savoring the moment, being present, and enjoying each other's company. And there's no place to relish being together like Revere Hotel, an inspired boutique hotel that's steps away from Boston Common. Sleep late in one of our gorgeous rooms or suites, sumptuous retreats with top-quality linens and locally-inspired artwork. Share mouthwatering New England cuisine at Rebel's Guild and clink cocktails at our rustic-chic Lobby Bar. From decadent room service menus to fluffy bathrobes and a signature pillow menu, our rooms create an idyllic setting for your romantic getaway. And our location near the Theatre District offers easy access to all of the romantic things to do in Boston on Valentine's Day and all year long. Feel the rush of true love at our authentic hotel and indulge in an unforgettable couple's getaway.

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