Are you looking for something fun and romantic to do with your significant other? Consider taking a trip and visiting Davis, California, for an overnight or a long weekend. Whether you’re planning for Valentine’s Day or a regular day of the year, look no further! From outdoor adventures to intimate dining experiences, Davis has a variety of options to impress your special someone year-round.
1. Picnic at the Arboretum
Pack a picnic basket and head over to the UC Davis Arboretum for a romantic and peaceful day or early evening date. With over 100 acres of gardens, streams, and walking paths, this is a great place to relax, take in the sights, and enjoy each other's company. Within walking distance of the Hyatt Place UC Davis, you can also visit the Mondavi Center and the Manetti Shrem Museum of Art while exploring the Arboretum to take in the art and entertainment that Davis has to offer.
2. Go Wine Tasting at Great Bear Vineyards Wine lovers will enjoy a visit to Great Bear Vineyards, a family-run, award-winning winery located in Davis. Whether your interests are wine tastings, wine pairings, chocolate, and wine, or so many other events that are held in the beautiful Yolo countryside, Great Bear has you covered. Special Valentine's events are also available.
3. Explore the Farmer's Market Every Wednesday and Saturday, the Davis Farmer's Market offers fresh produce, handmade crafts, and live music. Grab some snacks, enjoy the sights and sounds, and spend some quality time together. Just a short walk to so many other downtown activities, shops, restaurants and hotels, your date night out can extend past the hours of the Davis Farmer's Market! 4. Take a Sunset Bike Ride Rent a bicycle and enjoy a scenic sunset bike ride along the picturesque Putah Creek trail. This peaceful ride will give you a chance to have fun, let loose, and appreciate the beautiful surroundings. Bike rentals are available at many of Davis' local hotels. A date night ride in the biking capital of the US is perfect for anyone looking to do a restaurant crawl or to taste their way through Davis’ best frozen treats.
5. Eat Your Heart Out Davis is home to an extraordinary amount of dining options for all tastes and budgets. Thai, American, Mexican, Japanese, Mediterranean, Italian, Farm-to-Fork, and so much more is available, and many with outdoor patio seating making it a perfect spot for a special night out. Combine the beautiful Northern California weather and sights with outstanding local chefs, and you have a recipe for a delicious night out. Check out these unique Davis dining experiences. Take a moment to plan your next romantic getaway because no matter what you choose to do, a date in Davis is sure to be memorable.