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Indianapolis is definitely a city for romance with charming restaurants, sultry shows, luxurious hotel rooms, and many nightclubs. So finding romantic things to do on Valentine’s Day in Indianapolis should not be that difficult. There are some seriously great things you can do for love and for romantic dates this February 14th. From helicopter rides over the city and the famous racetrack to dinners at numerous famous restaurants, there’s plenty to do here will make your Valentine swoon. Read on for a comprehensive guide to Valentines Day dates; and don’t forget the Valentines Day flower bouquet or delivery either!

1. Helicopter Tour of the City

Imagine taking in the hottest local attractions from a bird’s-eye view in and around Indianapolis. The specially designed Indianapolis Helicopter Tour will give you more thrills than you can handle and change your life forever! No matter what your interests are, an Indianapolis Helicopter Tour is a unique adventure sure to leave you breathless!

2. Dinner for Two

Make a reservation at one of the city’s best restaurants, such as R Bistro, Oakley’s Bistro, or Meridian. Check the restaurants’ online menus if you need some help deciding. As an alternative, check the Indianapolis Star’s food calendar for information on special Valentine’s Day restaurant events.

3. Room for Two

Reserve a room in one of the city’s bed and breakfasts or high-end hotels, such as the Conrad. Some of the best B&B options include the Looking Glass Inn, Stone Soup Inn and Inn at the Villa (which also has a great restaurant and a spa). Take in the sights of the city or countryside, wine and dine each other, and get a relaxing Couples Massage together!

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4. Museum Tours

If she or he is artistic, surprise them with a stroll through one of the local art galleries or art museums, such as the Herron School of Art and Design or the Indianapolis Museum of Art. Grab a cuppa’ Joe and stroll hand-in-hand through the galleries and grab a dessert later! To connect with your inner child, spend the day at the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, one of the best date spots in the city! You can spend hours riding the historic carousel, playing board games, navigating a mirror maze, gazing at model trains and dollhouses or seeing a planetarium show.

5. Dancing

Take your sweetheart dancing. Check the “dance participation” events calendar at the Indianapolis Star‘s website for ballroom, swing, samba and other fun dance opportunities.

6. Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides

The horse-drawn carriages on downtown’s Monument Circle offer the perfect opportunity to snuggle up together under a warm blanket and enjoy the sights of the city. You can make a reservation with Blue Ribbon or Yellow Rose, or just hail a carriage on the street.