Baltimore Inner Harbor from Federal Hill

Love is in the air. Valentine’s Day in Baltimore offers many options for couples and singles alike. Snuggle up next your sweetie on a brisk mid-February harbor cruise, dine at a romantic restaurant (Little Italy is a great spot), catch a show, or go out for drinks. Baltimore, one of the largest independent cities in the United States and the largest city and cultural center of Maryland, is rife with activities for the feted February 14th, whether you’re out by the Port or hanging by the Bay. The city is located in central Maryland along the Patapsco River, an arm of the Chesapeake Bay, is a major U.S. seaport and is situated closer to major Midwestern markets than any other major seaport on the East Coast. The Inner Harbor is now home to the awesome Harborplace, a shopping, entertainment, and tourist center, and the National Aquarium in Baltimore. So, no matter where you are in Oriole Town, there’s something to do for Valentines! No matter where you are, don’t forget the Baltimore Valentines Day flowers.

 

1. Maryland Zoo Sex Exhibit

Love is in the air at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore. The zoo’s general curator and veterinarian divulge the secrets of jungle love. Live music, beer and wine open bar, hors d’oeuvres and desserts are included with the cost of a ticket, which must be purchased in advance online for $80 per person or $150 per couple on Saturday February 11th 2017.

2. Truffle Making and Wine Tasting

Learn the art of hand-rolling delectable chocolate truffles, while sampling wine tastings from Linganore Vineyards at the Robinson Nature Center in Columbia.  $25 per person, For registration or more information, call 410-313-0400.

3. Couples Yoga

Hosted by the Metta Integrative Wellness Center, the yoga classes are open to all partners who are interested in creating a deeper connection, as well as learning to give stress-releasing stretches, twists and massages to someone special in your life. To register, click here  $75 per couple.

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4. Valentines Day Cruise

What’s more romantic than a cruise on the bay? Spirit Cruises takes you out for a dinner cruise that includes a grand buffet, champagne toast, dance floor and a private table

5. Valentine’s Day with an Adventurous Twist

Terrapin Adventures will be offering a special adventure package for couples on February 11th & 12th: $100 per couple for two hours on the course challenging yourselves to zip line, giant swing, climbing tower and high ropes. Includes sweets and hot chocolate and a raffle for prizes from Savage Mill Merchants.

6. Dining A Deux

For a romantic romp for two, try for reservations at one of these charming Baltimore restaurants: Aldo’s, The Black Olive, Charleston, or Louisiana.

7. Baltimore’s Top Singles

Baltimore magazine’s annual singles soiree is at Bar Vasquez this year on the 26th. From 6 to 9 p.m. you can mingle with the magazine’s “Top Singles,” eat, drink, and maybe even meet someone. If not, just enjoy the open bar, hors d’oeuvres, live entertainment that’s all included with your ticket, which costs $45 in advance online.