One of the hardest parts about Valentine’s Day is deciding what to do. Sometimes a home-cooked meal and a dozen roses is the perfect idea; maybe a night out on the town is the right call. Why limit all of the Valentine’s Day fun for just one day though? How special would it be if you did a little something different and made a weekend out of Valentine’s Day?

Here is our list of outstanding Valentine’s Day getaways that is sure to set the bar for years to come.

South Mississippi


The Roost Boutique Hotel – Ocean Springs, MS

The Roost is a boutique hotel located in a beautifully restored building within walking distance from both serene sunsets on the beach and the eclectic  atmosphere of downtown Ocean Springs.


Breakfast: The Green House on Porter – Ocean Springs, MS

Located on the quiet west end of Porter Avenue, the Green House on Porter is unlike any shop Ocean Springs has ever seen.

Lunch, Dinner, Drinks: Maison de Lu – Ocean Springs, MS

Maison de Lu is open for lunch and dinner and offers al fresco dining, a full service bar, and  an intimate indoor dining. Their French inspired menu offers something different and truly memorable.



Central Mississippi


Historic Fairview Inn – Jackson, MS

The Fairview Inn exudes the rich history of Jackson, MS. The hotel is just blocks away from downtown Jackson’s art galleries, theaters and museums, as well as accompanied or self-guided tours around Mississippi’s most historical sites.


Breakfast, Lunch: The Manship Wood Fired Kitchen – Jackson, MS

The Manship Wood Fired Kitchen, located in the historic Belhaven neighborhood of Jackson, MS. The restaurant’s menu transforms the essence of Mediterranean food and Southern classics by capturing the flavorful cuisine of the countries surrounding the Mediterranean while maintaining a southern flair.

Dinner, Drinks: Walker’s Drive Inn – Jackson, MS

Nestled in the Fondren arts district of Jackson, Mississippi, Walker's Drive-In offers an upscale experience in a casual atmosphere, featuring local ingredients from the region, sustainable seafood, and only the finest quality aged beef.


North Mississippi


The Farmstead on Woodson Ridge – Oxford, MS

The Farmstead on Woodson Ridge is a 138-acre haven situated on the outskirts of Oxford, MS. You can relax and enjoy the sanctuary of staying in their lakeside cottages while being just a 10-minute drive away from all the amenities of The Square and the University of Mississippi.


Breakfast: Bottletree Bakery – Oxford, MS

Bottletree Bakery is a restaurant filled with originality. From food to the furniture and decorations, every item in Bottletree Bakery is unique.

Lunch, Dinner: Ajax Diner – Oxford, MS

Ajax has been named "Best Downhome Soul Food” by Mississippi Magazine three years in a row, in addition to the magazine's "Best Cornbread" and "Best Plate Lunch" titles.