8 Places in South Jersey for Last Minute Valentine’s Plans
Ah yes, love is in the air, South Jersey. It’s that time of year to show that special someone just how much you mean to them. I know what you’re thinking, “There’s nothing exciting to do in these suburbs of South Jersey,” well that’s where you’re wrong.
Believe it or not South Jersey has a number of romantic getaways for every kind of valentine. Whether you’re in the mood for a spontaneous boat ride or holding hands on the ice rink, South Jersey’s got you covered.
If you don’t want to settle for Netflix and a heart-shaped pizza, here are 10 Valentine's Day spots for the perfect date in South Jersey.
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Go to a Local Winery
In the mood to be wined and dined? Well, you can literally do that at Renault Winery Resort and Golf in Egg Harbor City. The vineyard offers a historic wine tour and a gourmet restaurant to conclude your romantic night.
It may be wintertime, but that doesn’t mean you have to miss out on some wet and wild fun at an indoor water park. Somewhere like Sahara Sam's is the perfect place for a date for that adventurous couple or if you’re trying to break the ice on a first date. Located in West Berlin, New Jersey on Route 73, you and your valentine can have a blast at this indoor oasis filled with waterslides, hot tubs, water rafts and any tropical drink of choice.
If your date is a little bit on the high maintenance side surprise them with a overnight stay at The Southern Mansion in Cape May, New Jersey. The mansion is only a 5-minute walk away from the beach and offers a full gourmet breakfast, maid service and 32’’ flat screen TVs to end the night with a romance flick.
The Cape May Ferry
A romantic boat ride that over looks the ocean seems like something out of a movie, but it can actually happen for you this Valentine's Day. Book a Ferry ride that will travel from Cape May to Delaware, passing by historic lighthouses and a spectacular bird selection. Or even surprise your date with the special Valentine's Day package that includes ferry fare, fudge and champagne!
Spend your V-day in America’s Playground! Treat you and your date to a full day of pampering at Caesars Qua Bath and Spa in Atlantic City. The spa specializes in a number of couple treatments such as “Lovers’ Kama Sutra” with Shirodarah scalp treatments, full body exfoliation, and side-by-side massages.
Visit a Lighthouse
Star gaze with that special someone at the Barnegat or Absecon lighthouse, accompanied by a romantic picnic set up. The weather may be a little frigid, so be sure to keep each other warm.
Delsea Drive-in Theatre
Put on that poodle skirt and get treated to an old fashioned drive-in theatre date in Vineland, New Jersey. Snuggle up with your love in the front seat while watching a classic romance film or famous rom-com. It definitely beats the average dinner and movie date!
Love on Ice
Fall in love on the ice at the Flyers Skate Zone in Atlantic City. You may not be an Olympic skater, but that just gives you an excuse to hold your date’s hand a little bit longer.