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Last Minute Valentine’s Day Ideas

written by Bronte Dod


Ideas for celebrating Valentine’s Day—Oregon-style.

If you’re staying in, but want to switch things up with a new recipe:

photo by Carrie Minns

Try a twist on something you already know how to do. It’s a win-win: a great meal with little risk of culinary disaster in front of your sweetie. For dinner, here’s an updated take on the classic American cheeseburger, featuring roasted garlic and gorgonzola. For dessert, a recipe for a honey and apple cake from Celilo Restaurant and Bar in Hood River provides just the right amount of sweetness.

If you’re looking for a new Oregon adventure:

Diamond Creek Falls | photo by Rob Kerr

Take a dip in the warm, relaxing and healing waters of Oregon’s abundant hot springs. With dozens of hot springs around the state, there’s bound to be one close enough for a day trip. Or if the weather is nice enough, try one of Oregon’s hikes that are open for year-round exploring. Here’s a list of our favorite waterfalls, as well.

If you’re in Portland and want to try a new restaurant:

Acadia

Our resident foodie has eliminated the ever-frustrating experience of figuring out where you and your family should eat. We break down the favorite brunch spots, the most romantic restaurants and the best family restaurants in Portland.

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