Guide to Valentine’s Day 2017 in Bethesda

February begins next week, which means Valentine’s Day is fast-approaching. For lovebirds in Bethesda and the surrounding area, there are some terrific V-Day options available, whether you prefer a classic romantic dinner with your partner or something different. Here are our favorites this year:

Restaurants for Valentine’s Day 2017

  • Mon Ami Gabi (Bethesda): Describing itself as a “classic French bistro,” this popular restaurant in the heart of downtown is known for its massive selection of over 80 different French wines and cozy, traditional décor.
  • Vino Volo (Bethesda): A hip atmosphere featuring contrasting woods and hanging light fixtures provides a great setting for this wine bar that offers flights, unique blends and tasty small plates.

Other activities

  • Billy Goat Trails: Billy Goat Trail is one of D.C.’s most well-known hiking routes because of its proximity to the city, relatively easy difficulty level and gorgeous views of the Great Falls of the Potomac River. It’s the perfect setting for a romantic stroll along the water.
  • Valentine’s Day card workshop: On Saturday, February 11, the National Postal Museum in D.C. near Union Station is having a free event for participants of all ages to come and use supplies to create cards expressing their love for partners and family. The event takes place from 11AM til 4 PM at the museum’s first floor atrium.

Finding a hotel in Bethesda for Valentine’s Day 2017

If you’re looking for a romantic getaway this year, Bethesda offers easy access to downtown D.C. and a vibrant restaurant and nightlife scene of its own. The American Inn of Bethesda, located less than half a mile from two Metro stops and only a few minutes from downtown, is the perfect hotel for Valentine’s Day this year in Bethesda.