Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Do you have a gift for your sweetheart? If not, don’t worry. There’s still time. Here are eight unique and romantic Valentine’s Day gift ideas you can find right here in beautiful Bend, Oregon.
Dinner and a romantic night away at Pronghorn Resort
Nothing says romance more than a spur-of-the-moment romantic getaway to a gorgeous resort. There is still a lot of snow on the ground in Bend. Indulge with your sweetheart in a winter wonderland with this Valentine’s Day gift idea! Start your evening with a 3-course dinner in our signature restaurant Chanterelle. Chef Kevin Linde’s prix fixe menu has love written all over it:
After enjoying the incredible Valentine’s Day dinner with sweeping views and candlelight, take a slow stroll to your luxurious Jr. Suite at Pronghorn Resort. Turn the fireplace on and enjoy complementary sparkling wine and handcrafted chocolate covered strawberries. Your love will not be doubted with this getaway Valentine’s Day gift! There’s still time to book our special Valentine’s Day package, starting at just $319. Or call 541-693-5300 to reserve your table for dinner.
A rose bath sets the stage for romance. Let us help you coordinate this special “just-because” for your sweetheart!
A winter wonderland helicopter tour
Bend, Oregon is certainly beautiful from land. But from air? It’s a whole new world of snow covered volcanic peaks, alpine glowing mountains, and giant wintry white pine trees that look like pencils from above. Big Mountain Heli Tours will hook you up with a private helicopter tour experience like non other. This is a Valentine’s Day gift your love will never forget. From Broken Top to Mt. Bachelor, The Mt. Bachelor Winter Wonderland Tour flies you high above the most stellar scenery in the region and we promise, you will take in eye candy views everywhere you look. If you’re searching for a stunning, dreamy backdrop for a winter proposal, this is it. The team at Big Moutain Heli Tours will help you make it the most memorable moment of your life — champagne, chocolate-covered strawberries, even a photographer to capture the most beautiful moments.
Tip: Pair this incredible experience with our special Valentine’s Day package!
She said yes! And how could she not when you book a private helicopter tour over Mt. Bachelor! Image courtesy of Big Mountain Heli Tours.
Fly high above the Cascades during a private helicopter tour! Image courtesy of Big Mountain Heli Tours.
Make your own beer session for two
Bend, Oregon is a craft beer lovers paradise. New on the brewery scene is Immersion Brewing, a craft brewery and brew-it-yourself pub. Yes, you can now make your own beer in Bend, how cool is that! Book a brewing session for two and have fun making one of thirty recipes during the 2-hour experience. Three weeks later, your beer will be finished and ready for bottling, five gallons worth! You might have the most fun coming up with a name and label for your valentine brew. This Valentine’s Day gift will last long beyond the day, in craft beer supply and and memory.
For a craft beer loving couple, make your own beer together at Immersion Brewing! Book a two-hour brewing session for a true Bend craft beer experience. Image courtesy of Immersion Brewing by DRW Productions.
A moonlit snowshoe tour
This year, Wanderlust Tours is offering their Valentine’s Day Romance on the Snow snowshoe tour on three nights. Your naturalist guide will drive you from Bend to the snowy forest and supply your snowshoes, naturalist interpretation, desserts and hot drinks (oh, and champagne!) to enjoy around the sparkling bonfire, hand-carved into the snow. You could easily combine a snowshoe tour with our special Valentine’s Day package. Just saying, this might be the perfect opportunity to pop the question! We can help you coordinate all of the important details. Tours are available February 10, 11 and 14. Click here for more information.
Something that sparkles
Whether you’re looking for an engagement ring or a perfect piece of jewelry to mark the celebration of love, Saxon’s Fine Jewelry in the Old Mill District is the place to find an exquisite Valentine’s Day gift. Locally owned and operated in Bend, Oregon since 1983, Saxon’s also carries a beautiful line of gifts for men. If you’re looking for a special pocket knife, roller ball or fountain pen, or money clip, take a visit to Saxon’s.
Chocolate, always chocolate
Chocolate is always a win on Valentine’s Day and Oregon Craft Chocolatiers is the place to find your sweetheart box in Bend. Handcrafted, small-batch chocolates made right here in Bend. Try the Tipsy Truffles, Pendleton whiskey, Crater Lake Gin and Fireball flavors pack a punch! You can also ask us to help you with a chocolate gift. Chef Kevin Linde makes gorgeous chocolate covered strawberries here at Pronghorn Resort and we’re always happy to put together a box for you!
Nothing says love like hand-crafted chocolate! These Tipsy Truffles make use of local Crater Lake Spirits. Image courtesy of Oregon Craft Chocolatiers.
Ask Pronghorn Resort Executive Chef Kevin Linde for handcrafted chocolate covered strawberries. Nothing says love like the sight of a few of these long-stemmed beauties.
A couples’ massage
Couples who relax together, stay together. Indulge in a couples’ massage in the Spa at Pronghorn Resort. Enjoy our luxurious locker rooms before and after, with sauna and steam. Head to the outdoor hot tubs at Trailhead for even more relaxation. A massage is the perfect addition to our Valentine’s Day package!
Champagne in the snow
Grab a bottle of your favorite champagne, throw it in a backpack with some plastic champagne flutes (you can find beautiful options at Newport Avenue Market), and head outdoors. Snowshoe or cross-country ski to Tumalo Falls or tromp around the Swampy Lakes sno-park. Find a quiet, beautiful place to pop open the bottle and toast the beauty around you and the love between you. If you need some champagne suggestions, or maybe an early Valentine’s Day celebration, join us on February 11 for our complementary Champagne Tasting! We’ll have six incredible selections to taste in the Clubhouse and then, a very special champagne-inspired dinner in Chanterelle!
We’ll be tasting several champagnes during our complementary Champagne Tasting on February 11. Find a new favorite and then join us for an early Valentine’s Day dinner celebration in Chanterelle. See the champagne-inspired menu!
Gift card for another season
Sometimes Valentine’s Day really sneaks up on a couple. If you’re in a bind and need a last-minute Valentine’s Day gift, purchase a Pronghorn Resort gift card in our online store! Perfect for the golfer in your life, or a thoughtful way to promise that romantic giveaway at a later date. Pair it with some chocolate and roses for the win.