Valentine's Day Date Ideas


Whether you live in Nebraska and are looking for a night out, or you’re from out-of-state and want a weekend getaway, we’ve got a few Valentine's Day ideas for you. Restaurants with locally sourced food and breweries with award-winning beers are among many options Nebraska has for you and your loved ones on this holiday.

1. Cozy up in a Nebraska Bed and Breakfast
Whether you stay overnight on Valentine’s Day or the coming weekend, choose one of the charming, cozy B&B’s throughout the state to relax in. Stay at Whispering Pines Bed & Breakfast, an 1878 Victorian home with modern comforts and delicious breakfast in historic Nebraska City. Or head to Cambridge, Nebraska and stay a night at the Cambridge Bed & Breakfast, an architecturally magnificent mansion listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Click here to browse more Nebraska B&Bs. 

2. Take a date or grab a group of friends and head to a Nebraska brewery for a pint
Whether it’s a Devil’s Gap Jalapeno Ale from Kinkaider Brewing, Fairy Nectar IPA from Kros Strain Brewing in La Vista or pizza and a pint of Hershey Honey Wheat from Pals Brewing in North Platte, there are breweries spanning the whole state waiting for you and your Valentine’s Date. Learn more about Nebraska's craft beer scene. 

Cambridge B&B

3. Treat yourself with chocolate from Nebraska
Love those traditional chocolate meltaways twist-wrapped in signature foil wraps? Then head to Baker's Candies in Greenwood and buy yourself a bag, or two. Take a trip to Tekamah and buy that special someone chocolate covered strawberries, caramel truffles and other premium hand-made chocolate from Serendipity Chocolates at Master’s Hand. Shop more irresistible chocolate from Nebraska chocolate makers. 

4. Eat local this Valentine’s Day
Roasted Rosemary Pork Tenderloin and other farm-fresh dishes are waiting this Valentine’s Day at Black Cow Fat Pig in Norfolk. Eat beef that comes from area ranches in the “beef state” at The Peppermill in Valentine. Enjoy a tapas-style dining experience and share small plates and a bottle of wine at The Tangled Tumbleweed in Scottsbluff. Take someone special to Le Bouillon in the heart of the Old Market in Omaha and try the chef’s take on comfort foods of rural France with locally sourced ingredients. Plan your Valentine's dinner!