By April Vickery
February is here and that means so is Valentine’s Day. If you’re looking for a few romantic and scenic date ideas, we’ve got you covered.
Wrightsville Beach is home to the Valentine’s Day Scenic Tour complete with chocolates and a small token for guests. Enjoy the charm of Masonboro Island aboard the M/V Shamrock. Couples who have been married 50 years or more can enjoy the 11 AM tour for FREE.
At only $25 per person, this is a spectacular way to share the perfection of our coast with that special someone. Call (910) 200-4002 to make a reservation and be sure to go to wrightsvillebeachscenictours.com to learn more as well. Tours run from 11 AM until 4 PM.
For those staying inland, historic downtown offers the experience of Horse Drawn French Coach Rides. Patrons will receive a red rose and box of chocolates to enjoy during their half hour tour.
Call (910) 251-8889 to make a reservation by February 10th. Valentine’s Day French Rides are $100 per couple. Couples can also enjoy the eight passenger carriage ride for $75 per couple as well. Daily tours run from 10 AM until 10 PM and meet on Market Street between Water and Front Street.
Experience dinner and a show at TheatreNOW. Located in historic downtown on 10th Street, TheatreNOW proudly showcases a wide array of theater productions, live comedy, music and more. Valentine’s Day weekend will give you a chance to see The Lambda (directed by Ron Hasson) and choose from amazing dishes such as butternut squash lasagna and roasted French chicken breast. Valentine’s Weekend dinner tickets are $50 and the show starts at 7 PM. For more information, check out their website at www.theatrewilmington.com or call the box office at (910) 399-3699.