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    Discover Romance in the Rockies In Gunnison-Crested Butte

    Winter snow sparkles beneath the stars as couples and the romantic at heart head to Crested Butte, which is one of the most romantic ski resorts. Art lovers can attend a free opening reception for A Sweet heART Show, featuring mixed media on wood, watercolor and acrylic on canvas artwork by Suzanne Pierson and Becky Chappell, that is on display until the End of Feb. at the Center for the Arts Crested Butte from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. On Valentine's Day.

    Later, dance the night away at the Valentine’s Swing Night presented by Crested Butte Dance Collective from 8 – 10 p.m. Instructor Pat Addaboo will provide some handy tips before the dancing commences. For the details about all these events, and others visit www.crestedbuttearts.org or call (970) 349-7487.

    To surprise someone you cherish take them on a horse-drawn sleigh ride or go horseback riding with Fantasy Ranch Horseback Adventures before warming up with hot cocoa by the fire at the Almont Resort.

    Make it a romantic Valentine’s weekend relaxing in a cozy cabin on the river at Three Rivers Resort in Almont. The Valentine’s Sweet Deal offered by the Three Rivers Resort includes a stay two nights, and a gift certificate to Garlic Mike’s Italian restaurant in nearby Gunnison, consistently voted as a top date night destination by locals. Visit www.3riversresort.com or call (888) 761-3474 to find out about this and other packages.

    For a memorable time embracing under blanket, let the Lucky Cat Dog Farm take you on a dog sled ride through the snow capped mountain terrain. They're also offering Mush Ado about Dog Sledding Package that includes three nights lodging, and is available Sunday - Thursdays. Enjoy a three-hour dog sled tour with Lucky Cat Dog Farm, and a picnic in the snow during the tour that includes hot soup, homemade breads, cookies and hot cider. To find out about this and other packages available call (800) 390-1338 or visit www.therubyofcrestedbutte.com.

    Whether seeking a Valentine's getaway or planning a romantic weekend away, there's always fun and adventure to experience year-round in Gunnison-Crested Butte.

    By Melody Schubert

    Learn More:

    Learn more about Fantasy Ranch Horseback Adventures by visiting www.fantasyranchoutfitters.com or call (970) 349-5425.

    For an adventure via dog sled visit Lucky Cat Dog Farm at www.luckycatdogfarm.com or call (970) 641-1636.

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