By Lynn Blamires Content Writer for My Local Utah
February has become accepted as the month of romance. In the middle ages, France and England had a common belief that February 14 was the beginning of the birds’ mating season. This suggested that it should be celebrated as a day of romance.
So, what are you going to do to show your affection for your special Valentine? Here are four inns with themed rooms that could put some romance back into your relationship –
The Anniversary Inn
This is a fun Bed and Breakfast with creative theme rooms to stimulate your imagination. Sleep in an east coast lighthouse in the Cape Cod Suite, take a shower as the trunk of an elephant sprays you with warm water in the Jungle Safari Room, or drift off to sleep in a gondola as you see and hear the sights and sounds of old Italy in the Venice Suite. The Logan location offers to conjure up those nights at the drive-in as you watch a movie on a 75” screen from your bed in the back of a 1960 Ford pickup. Four locations expand the variety of rooms to choose from – 5th South and one on South Temple are both in Salt Lake plus Logan, and Boise. Each room features an oversized jetted tub in a creative setting and complimentary sparkling cider to sip on while you soak. Wake up to a full hot breakfast to top off your dreamy experience. Their website is www.anniversaryinn.com.
Castle Creek Inn Medieval Style Bed and Breakfast
Located in Cottonwood Heights, this inn offers rooms to inspire your own fairy tale. Rooms like the King’s Lodge, Excalibur, Rapunzel’s Tower, and the Canterbury Suite will immerse you in a fantasy of being royalty for a day. Each room features free movies, Wi-Fi, a jetted tub, fireplace, a mini-fridge, and a full hot breakfast. Some have king-sized beds, pool tables, walk-in showers, and balconies. More information is available at www.castlecreekbb.com.
Snowberry Inn Bed and Breakfast
A log cabin-style inn that is situated on the east side of the Wasatch Mountain Range by the shores of Pineview Reservoir. Featuring rustic bungalows with names that take you back to the old west like – the Pioneer, Sundance, the Backcountry, and the Monte Cristo. The Snowberry Inn features a full hot breakfast with choices to please your palate. It will be easy to leave the work-a-day world behind for a romantic getaway at the Snowberry Inn. Learn more at www.snowberryinn.com.
The 1887 Hansen House Bed and Breakfast
This Victorian mansion is listed on the National Historic Registry. Located in Sandy, this rustic inn is surrounded by rock gardens, fountains, and 100-year-old trees – it is truly a delightful step back in time. Each morning, a delicious full breakfast is served in the formal dining room adorned with Victorian china and crystal goblets. All guest rooms have a private bathroom, fireplace, and jetted tub. I was drawn to the Blue Lagoon Room. It is designed to look like one of the blue-and-gold-flocked staterooms on the Titanic. It features a huge, round bed with Victorian furniture and touches of playful whimsy. Find out more information at hansenhouse.com.
Even if they are all booked for Valentine’s Day, you can book a later date and present the reservations as a gift on the 14th. Looking forward to the event will heighten your excitement.
Each of these inns has pictures and descriptions on their websites. You might find it fun to view the information and pick one together. Remember, it does take time and effort to keep a relationship fresh and alive.