If you’re looking for a memorable destination for your Valentine’s Day experience, you’ll have no shortage of options in and around Summerlin, Nevada. From delicious dining to richly immersive entertainment, this area has it all. Here are our top picks for a date that’s sure to impress.
Red Rock Canyon Scenic Drive
The Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area spans over 195,000 scenic acres in the Mojave Desert. This destination is ideal for nature lovers and adventurers who want a picturesque daytime date. The simplest way to enjoy the area is with a loop around the 13-mile Scenic Drive. You can take the route by car or get out in the open and enjoy it by bicycle. The trail takes you past several stunning overlooks and trailheads, where you can stop and add additional excursions to your day.
Location: 1000 Scenic Loop Drive, Las Vegas
Hours: 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. from November through February, 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. in March, 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. from April to September, and 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. in October
The Smith Center for the Performing Arts
The Smith Center for the Performing Arts offers three performance spaces and a packed schedule perfect for a memorable date. On Valentine’s Day 2023, Seth Rudetsky hosts his video collection highlighting the best and worst of the 1970s.
The weekend before Valentine’s Day, you can enjoy the musical delights of An Evening With Lucia Micarelli & Leo Ameudo on Friday, Feb. 10. Then on Saturday, Feb. 11, the center hosts Earl Turner in the Myron’s venue and Cabrera Conducts Saint-Georges, Chopin, and Mozart in Reynolds Hall. The weekend after Valentine’s Day, grab tickets for Matt Dusk singing Sinatra or the Nevada Ballet Theater’s Blue Until June.
Location: 361 Symphony Park Ave., Las Vegas
Hearthstone Kitchen & Cellar
Enjoy a warm and homey dining experience for Valentine’s Day at Hearthstone Kitchen & Cellar. The extensive appetizer menu is perfect for an evening of shared delights. Split dishes include a flaming crab dip, crispy calamari, and gourmet charcuterie. If you want to indulge in a full entree, you can really treat yourself with the dry-roasted, dry-rubbed prime rib served with crispy onions and rosemary au jus or the Baja striped bass with salsa verde and crispy parsnips.
Location: 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas
Hours: 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday to Thursday, 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday for brunch
For a wild time, visit Area15 with your date. This entertainment complex is packed with stunning experiences. You can play dueling axes, take an immersive distillery tour, explore free-roam virtual reality, take a panoramic ride in the soaring outdoor lounge, and more.
Get lost in Wink World, where psychedelic art pairs with sound, motion, and light to deliver a wild walk-through experience. The Illuminarium is a 360-degree theater complete with in-floor vibrations, rich scents, and vibrant cinematic experiences that take you to a whole other place. Area15 also has several fantastic dining experiences so you can fuel up for endless fun.
Location: 3215 S. Rancho Drive, Ste. 225, Las Vegas
Hours: Noon to 1 a.m. Monday, noon to midnight, Tuesday to Thursday, noon to 2 a.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to midnight Sunday
Oh La La French Bistro
Make Valentine’s reservation for the decadent delights at Oh La La French Bistro. Treat your partner to gourmet dinner entrees, including filet mignon sauce Poivre vert, sole meuniere, roasted Cornish hen Provencal, or duck magret. Complete your evening with a sweet treat, such as chocolate mousse, creme brulee, or chocolat Liegeois. Oh La La is also an outstanding brunch spot if you prefer a morning date.
Location: 2120 N. Rampart Blvd., Ste. 150, Las Vegas
Hours: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday to Friday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. brunch, and 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. dinner Saturday and Sunday
Red Rock Spa
Book a couple’s massage at Red Rock Spa to treat both yourself and your special someone to a delightful afternoon of relaxation. You can choose from several massage styles, including a Himalayan salt stone massage, deep tissue massage, or Thai massage. Consider special enhancements, such as a collagen face or eye mask, nourishing foot scrub, hot oil scalp massage, gemstone sinus soother, or reflexology treatment to take your experience to the next level.
Address: 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas
Hours: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily
Gardens Park is a beautiful retreat perfect for a laid-back Valentine’s date. Take a scenic stroll, toss some horseshoes, and play a game of tennis or bocce ball. If the weather permits, pack a picnic lunch to take along. If you find it too cool, Le Strega Italian restaurant is a short walk away, as is The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, where you can get a warm beverage to perk up your afternoon.
Address: 10401 Garden Park Drive, Las Vegas
Hours: Sunrise to 10:30 p.m.
Cowboy Trail Rides
Enjoy the scenery around Summerlin from horseback as you and your partner embark on Valentine’s trail ride with Cowboy Trail Rides. You can book several distinctive experiences, such as a two-hour tour of Fossil Ridge or a 90-minute ride through the Red Rock Canyon gorge.
You can even book a sunset trail ride and Western BBQ. After riding through the canyon narrows for about an hour and 45 minutes and watching the sun sink below the horizon, you’ll head back to camp for a barbecue under the stars, complete with steak, salad, Dutch oven potatoes, baked beans, corn on the cob, and s’mores for dessert.
Address: 4053 Fossil Ridge Road, Las Vegas
Hours: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily
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