Romantic Date Ideas in Minneapolis

Romantic Date Ideas in MinneapolisLove is in the air, or at least it may seem that way when you take your date for a night on the town in Minneapolis. Choose a romantic dinner, get away, carriage ride, or show - basically anything on our list, and sparks will be flying in no time.

Nicollet Island Inn
Spend a romantic evening at the Nicollet Island Inn, where classic charm and elegance reign supreme. Enjoy drinks on the patio and dine on international fare at the inn's restaurant - it's been called the most romantic restaurant in the city. For a full weekend of romance, book the Ultimate Romance Package and guarantee a cozy room equipped with flowers, dinner for two at the hotel restaurant, in-room champagne and dessert, and breakfast in bed.

Address: 95 Merriam St., Minneapolis, MN 55401 - MAP
Phone: (612) 331-1800
Web: www.nicolletislandinn.com

Covington Inn Bed & Breakfast
Plan your next getaway for a romantic stay at the Covington Inn Bed & Breakfast. The towboat-turned-hotel is moored permanently on the Mississippi River, making it one of the few floating bed and breakfasts in the nation. From its perch on the river, enjoy the sights of the city - the St. Paul Skyline, the Capitol Building and much more.

Address: 100 Harriet Island Road B3, St Paul, MN 55107 - MAP
Phone: (651) 292-1411
Web: www.covingtoninn.com

Hitching Company
Feel like royalty when you're riding around in a horse-drawn carriage provided by the Hitching Company. The company offers four tours that go to various places around Minneapolis like Vic's Dining and Nicollet Island Inn - destinations that are perfect for a romantic date with a new love or an old flame.

Phone: (612) 338-7777
Web: www.thehitchingcompany.com

Forepaugh's Restaurant
Lemon shrimp, slow-roasted salmon, Tamarind chicken, Hong Kong pepper steak and New York Strip are just a few decadent items on the menu at Forepaugh's Restaurant. Take your honey out for a tasty, romantic dinner beneath chandeliers in the setting of a historic Victorian Mansion. While you're there, enjoy a glass of wine from Forepaugh's extensive wine list.

Address: 276 South Exchange St., St. Paul MN 55102 - MAP
Phone: (651) 224-5606
Web: www.forepaughs.com

Chanhassen Dinner Theatres
Surprise your date with a visit to Chanhassen Dinner Theatres. For the ultimate romantic experience with your lucky lady, we suggest the Sweetheart Package. The package includes a bottle of sparkling wine, the yummy appetizer sampler, shrimp or prime rib entrees, the chocolaty goodness that is the Tower Cake for two, and a lovely long-stemmed rose. Wine, chocolate, and roses - she won't believe you're just getting started.

Address: 501 West 78th Street, Chanhassen, MN 55317 - MAP
Phone: (952) 934-1500
Web: www.chanhassentheatres.com