Love is in the Air – February in Luray-Page County


Love is in the Air – February in Luray-Page County


It’s the season of love! Throughout the month of February, Luray-Page County offers couples young and old a chance to escape and enjoy a romantic getaway. From romantic dinners to plenty of shopping, and everything in between, you’re sure to find ways to keep the love alive when you book a trip here.


Cozy Up with Your Partner

Half of the fun of a romantic getaway is finding the perfect lodging choice. When you visit Luray-Page County, you’re also visiting the Cabin Capital of Virginia. With a wide variety of lodging options, you’re sure to find the perfect cabin, B&B, or hotel for you and your partner to enjoy.


For anyone spending just a few days with us, a hotel, motel, or inn might be the best option for you. You can book a room at a historic inn like the Mimslyn Inn. Here, you’ll not only have a comfortable room, but delicious restaurants right on-site, and will be close to all the shopping and fun you can think of.  If you’d rather stay somewhere that’s adults-only, you can reserve a spot at any of our Bed & Breakfasts. Places like Inn of the Shenandoah or South Court Inn Bed & Breakfast. You’ll also be able to choose from over 400 cabins for you and your partner to enjoy during your romantic getaway. A great benefit to renting a romantic getaway at a cabin is the privacy. Cabins throughout Luray-Page County offer plenty of privacy, a chance to cuddle in front a toasty fireplace, or even the opportunity to enjoy a relaxing evening in a hot tub. If you want your stay to be truly romantic, get in contact with whichever lodging option you’ve gone with to arrange for flowers, chocolates, champagne, or other romantic touches to be ready for when you all arrive.


 All of the lodging in Luray-Page County is perfect for spending a few days with no one but the love of your life. Who knows, you might be so comfy you don’t ever want to leave.


Enjoying Your Time Together

Sometimes, a romantic getaway looks like enjoy moments with just the love of your life. Whether it’s hiking, enjoying some quiet time by a lake, or enjoying some self-care together, Luray-Page County is filled with an abundance of opportunities for quiet moments.


If getting outside with your partner is more of your speed, you have come to the right place. Even throughout winter, you can enjoy a brisk hike in Shenandoah National Park. With hikes of all difficulties, your and your partner will be able to spend the day in nature. If you want to enjoy the beauty of the park but don’t want to get out of your warm car, you can take a leisurely drive along the Skyline Drive. Once you’re up in the Park, you’ll have 105 miles of road to take a drive down, and can enjoy any of the nearly 70 overlooks along the Skyline Drive.


Is driving up to the Shenandoah National Park a little to far away for you? The two of you can enjoy some quiet time strolling along the Hawksbill Greenway. Luray’s award-winning walking path, there’s plenty of chances to hold hands, walk through beautiful scenery, and watch the local wildlife. You can also pay a visit to Lake Arrowhead. There, you’ll find a nice nature trail, picnic areas, and all the beauty and peace nature can bring.


For couples that want to enjoy some relaxing time indulging in self-care, you can book a couple’s massage from Integrated Body Works. You and your partner will get to enjoy an afternoon of relaxing massages together. You can either go to her studio, or if you don’t want to leave your cabin, you can have her come to you.


If you’re looking for a night on the town, after you’ve enjoyed a nice meal and a drink, head over to Performing Arts Luray for their upcoming Comedy Night. On Friday, February 18, at 7:30 pm, Ace Award Winning comedian Steve Shaffer with be bringing plenty of laughs, which make for a great date night, to Luray-Page County.  Or if you and your partner are adventurous, you can both sign up to take on the PACA Polar Plunge. On February 19, starting at 11:00 am, you’ll not only get the chance to help a local non-profit organization, but be able to get your heart racing with the love of your life.


Wine and Dine

Everyone knows that some of the most romantic moments are shared over a drink and a meal. Whether you and your partner are looking for a quick bite to eat and a coffee, a lunch to break up the day, or a romantic dinner to enjoy together, there are plenty of options in Luray-Page County.


Throughout Luray-Page County there are plenty of restaurants that are offering specials to help you celebrate your love. If southern style food is something you enjoy or want to try, Brookside Restaurant is serving up delicious specials for Valentine’s Day, as well as plenty of great food every other day of the year. For those who are more into Italian food, check out what Il Vesuvio Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria is serving up. Even if your partner is on the pickier side, their specials and everyday menu has something you’re both sure to love. Ollie Cat Café is also offering up some unique and delicious Valentine’s Day menu in addition to their regular menu. If you’re looking for something a little sweeter, Main Street Bakery and Catering is featuring special pastries during Valentine’s weekend. For couples that don’t mind a drive, make your way down to Hank’s Grille for their take on southern barbecue. They’ll also be offering up unique dishes to help you celebrate your love. Circa 31’ at The Mimslyn Inn is not only offering delicious specials for Valentine’s weekend, but special lodging for couples, as well.


Luray-Page County is also home to some neat places the two of you to grab a drink. If you want craft beer that’s made right her in Luray-Page County, pay a visit to Hawksbill Brewing Company. For the wine lovers, make sure to stop in at Castle Vineyard or Wisteria Farm & Vineyard. We can’t leave out the whiskey drinkers either. Anyone that considers them a whiskey person should head to River Hill Distillery and Copper Fox Distillery.


Fall in Love with our Local Shops

Who doesn’t love shopping? In Luray-Page County our guests find new shops every time they visit to fall in love with. From gift shops to jewelry stores, we have a little bit of everything for you to enjoy on your romantic getaway.


For any couple that’s just moving in together and wants some great décor for their home, don’t pass up the chance to check out Nest & Hive. One of downtown Luray’s newer shops, they offer a variety of farmhouse décor, clothes, kid’s items, and even plants. For anyone looking for something special like fresh flowers to surprise your partner, they can help with that, too. If you’re more into antiques, Mama’s Treasures is worth a visit. With an ever-changing inventory of antiques, you’ll be able to find almost anything you can think of when you’re browsing their store. Let’s not forget the jewelry for your partner. If you’ve been looking for the perfect piece for you wife or girlfriend but have had no luck, take her into R. P. Arnold Jewelers during your time in Luray-Page County. This local jewelry boasts an impressive selection of beautiful jewelry that she’s sure to fall in love with. What about if you and your partner are more into music? If you’re always on the search for new music, you’re in luck. Switz-Mix Records is Luray-Page County’s own record store. From vinyl to cassette tapes, you’re sure to find some old favorites and new jams to enjoy when you stop in with them.




February is the perfect time to take that romantic getaway you and your partner have been talking about. In Luray-Page County you both will have a chance to rest, relax, and reconnect with each other. Filled with great restaurants for fancy dates, shops to enjoy, chances for quiet moments, and plenty of comfy and private lodging options, you’re sure to fall in love with Luray-Page County.