12 Date Ideas For Valentine’s Day In Pocahontas County

Love is in the crisp mountain air of Pocahontas County! As Valentine’s Day approaches, it’s time to plan a romantic escape to Nature’s Mountain Playground. From sweet treats to snowy adventures, Pocahontas County offers a variety of date ideas to make this holiday truly special. 

1. Get Sweet & Sappy at Yew Mountain Center

Sip on tree sap drinks – made with local maple and hickory syrup – while you paint Valentine’s cookies at Yew Mountain Center. It’s a wonderful (and delicious) way to share your love for one another. This paint and sip will take place at Yew Mountain Center on Saturday, February 10 from 3 to 5 p.m. Register for your tickets now. 

2. A Valentine’s Day Gala at Handmade WV

Celebrate love at HandMade WV Market in Marlinton on February 10 from 4 to 7 p.m. Browse handmade jewelry, sample chocolates and enjoy hors d’oeuvres while you shop. This event is the perfect opportunity to find a unique gift for your Valentine. 

3. Adventure For Two at Snowshoe Mountain Resort

For the adventurous couple, plan a thrilling weekend at Snowshoe Mountain Resort. Whether it’s skiing, snowboarding, tubing or snowmobiling, there’s something for every duo. Afterward, unwind with slopeside lodging and dining.

4. Delectable Delights To-Go

Share a delightful dessert experience with your loved one by ordering from Mountain State Cakes. Choose from a delicious selection of sweet treats, including Strawberry Lover’s (dozen chocolate-covered strawberries), Cake for Two (4” chocolate cake and two vanilla cupcakes) or A Dozen Hugs & Kisses (peanut butter kiss, vanilla hug and chocolate truffle cookies). It’s the best way to say, “I love you.” 

5. Make Memories at Pocahontas County Opera House

Visit the Pocahontas County Opera House for Opry Night on February 17, where the melodies of Mary Sue and Mike Burns, along with performances of Old-Time Festival Friends, promise to create a perfect ambiance for a memorable date night.

6. Escape to Nature’s Mountain Playground

Embrace the seasonal beauty of Pocahontas County. Take a romantic winter hike – from exploring the unique boardwalk at Cranberry Glades Botanical Area to traversing scenic trails across the county’s five state parks.

7. A Sweet Date Delivered To Your Doorstep

Kickstart your sweetheart’s day with a special from Simply Sweet Cafe in Durbin. Send a medium latte, or add a touch of decadence by pairing the latte with six chocolate-covered strawberries or six sugar cookies. Opt for an add-on flower arrangement or upgrade your surprise by choosing a dozen treats instead of the standard six. Deliveries can be scheduled between 11 a.m. to noon on February 14, from Durbin to Green Bank areas only.

8. Hop Aboard for a Winter Special 

Embark on a snowy adventure with the Greenbrier Express winter special offered by Mountain Rail Adventures. Enjoy a roundtrip from Cass to Durbin, with glimpses of the serene Monongahela National Forest and stunning mountain vistas.

9. Love Among The Stars

Experience an out-of-this-world date with a guided tour of the Green Bank Observatory. Discover the fascinating realm of radio astronomy, then refuel at the Starlight Cafe with wraps, sandwiches and desserts.

10. A Cozy Stay

Trade the hustle and bustle for the tranquility of Pocahontas County’s secluded cabins, unique bed-and-breakfasts and inviting hotels. Find the perfect place to snuggle up and unwind with your sweetheart.

11. Try Something New Together

Push your limits and try something new with your Valentine. From cross-country skiing to conquering thrilling downhill trails, explore a new hobby together and create lasting memories.

12. Savor Sweet Moments

Wrap up your celebrations with a touch of sweetness at Mountain State Maple Days on February 17. Indulge in the world of maple syrup, from sugar camp tours to tasty samples. 

This Valentine’s Day, make memories in Pocahontas County, where love and adventure blend seamlessly. Request a free copy of our Adventure Guide to help plan your romantic getaway.