Our must-visit spots to see with your special someone.
After a busy holiday season, it’s nice to settle back down and spend time reconnecting with a partner. Whether that’s exploring new things in your own town or taking an intimate weekend getaway, adventures of all sizes can lead to incredible memories. Especially now, with Valentine’s Day a few weeks away, romantic spots like the ones on this list are just the ticket for exploring with your someone special.
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The Montford Inn
Enjoy a weekend getaway just for the two of you at The Montford Inn in Norman. These cozy cottages allow you to enjoy quality time together in a charming setting while also having the privacy and social distance needed for a romantic getaway. Every room is equipped with fireplaces, king-sized beds, kitchen areas, private hot tubs and décor that fits the vibe of each cottage’s unique theme. When you visit, you’ll be pampered with a gourmet breakfast each morning and homemade cookies and a glass of wine in the afternoon. When you book a room with The Montford Inn, you know you’ll be well taken care of so all you have to do is relax and enjoy each other’s company.
La Baguette Bistro
From the mouthwatering bakery items that greet you on your way to your table to the authentic French menu, La Baguette Bistro’s food is already something to swoon over. But it’s the ambiance – the romantic, dim lighting and soft-playing music – that makes it the perfect spot for a memorable date night. Whether you go for classics like the Beef Bourguignon or decide to branch out together for an order of Country Pâté, you’re in for some of the best French cuisine in the state. Don’t forget to browse the impressive wine list!
Oklahoma City’s nonprofit art house cinema, located in the historic Stockyards City, is known for screening unique first-run, independent, foreign and documentary films. While housed inside the Rodeo Opry Theatre, don’t let the country and western name fool you. Whether it’s classic silent films, recent releases or locally produced films, Rodeo Cinema curates showings for a variety of interests and allows visitors the chance to experience films they might not have been exposed to yet. You’ll definitely want to stay up-to-date on its Upcoming Events page and social media for special events including Free Lobby Shows, discussions with filmmakers and more. Elevate your next dinner and movie date with a unique film at Rodeo Cinema!
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
Whether you’ve been together for years or just getting to know someone, a museum is one of the best places for couples to visit. Art is intentionally thought-provoking and browsing the latest pieces at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art can be a great way to open up fresh, new conversations. Current exhibitions include: OKCMOA at 75, Beaux Arts at 75, Postwar Abstraction: Variations and From the Golden Age to the Moving Image: The Changing Face of the Permanent Collection with more coming later this year. Couples looking to engage and explore together should consider adding OKCMOA to their itinerary.
You won’t find this view anywhere else in Oklahoma! Enjoy a stunning gourmet dinner from 850 feet in the air at Vast, atop the Devon Tower. To match the impeccable view, Vast boasts an ever-changing menu that’s locally inspired and locally sourced. Everything is fresh and made with only the best ingredients. A special someone in your life calls for a special dinner at Oklahoma City’s only AAA Four Diamond Restaurant. Reservations are required and can be made online or by calling 405-702-7262. Just be prepared to have your breath taken away!
A relaxing couples massage in a world-class spa? Yes, please! Everything you need to renew, replenish and revitalize your mind, body and soul is waiting for you at Sole’renity Spa, located in The Artesian Hotel. A bathhouse, whirlpools, steam rooms, saunas, hot stone massages, pedicures and facials are just a few of its offerings, with couples packages available! Come in and let all your stress melt away, to walk out a whole new couple. We suggest following your spa trip up with a nice meal at the Springs at The Artesian.
The best part about shopping together is when there’s something for the both of you. Classen Curve features a wide variety of shops, restaurants and entertainment options to keep date night going strong. Browse upscale brands like Kendra Scott, lululemon and West Elm for trendy, high-quality items and enjoy the latest selections from local brands like Naifeh Fine Jewelry and Black Swan Boutique. After a little retail therapy you may recharge at Float Spa or enjoy a nice meal at Café 501, En Croute or Empire Slice House’s newest location.
Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center
If you haven’t yet explored Oklahoma Contemporary’s brand-new campus, you are missing out on some incredible art experiences! In its new home in Automobile Alley, Oklahoma Contemporary offers free exhibitions and programming, performances, studio workshops, school group visits and daily tours and weekly programs like artist talks, panel discussions, live music, poetry and so much more. For couples, this can be a great spot to stop in and marvel at the amazing new space and tour the latest exhibits while bopping around Oklahoma City.
With a menu boasting prime rib, lobster tails, escargot, Kobe sirloin and much more, it’s easy to see why locals and out-of-towners alike choose Fireside Dining as their anniversary and special occasion dinner destination. Nestled in a little grove near Ardmore’s Lake Murray, this romantic spot has been delighting hungry guests with upscale American favorites for over 40 years. Bookend your meal with an order of Fireside’s beloved stuffed mushrooms and a Brandy Ice for dessert and we’re sure it’ll be a meal the two of you will remember.
Strolling through Midtown, you may not see O Bar right away, but this chic rooftop bar atop the Ambassador Hotel is a gem with an impressive view of its own. Whether you’re in the mood for a signature craft cocktail or some light fare, you’ll find both here, along with a cozy ambiance. It’s the perfect spot for the two of you to sip and enjoy a gorgeous Oklahoma sunset or meet some friends to toast to new adventures in 2021.
Don’t forget to save the destinations on this list to your Favorites. It may just come in handy this Valentine’s Day!