In the Land of Oz, the romantic places are almost too numerous to mention. Whether you’re looking for a night of theater, or a quaint retreat in a rural town, Kansas has a diverse range of places to visit for romance. Below is just a taste, a place, a dance, an experience of what Kansas romance has to offer those in love or falling in love.
Spend time in the arms of a loved one learning to dance or dancing the night away. The Camelot Ballroom in Overland Park offers dance lessons, scheduled dance nights, universal dance sport completions for the competitive dancers and special event opportunities to dance with your perfect partner.
Take time out to enjoy the passions of the Netherfield Natural Farm Bed & Breakfast in the countryside of Fontana, Kansas. Visitors will experience a working farm and agrarian served meals. Spend time alone in comfortable rooms, set on one of the expansive porches or mix with others at the Netherfield Farm’s barn saloon.
Enjoy a romantic meal at Café Bel Ami Restaurant in Wichita and indulge in a French, Mediterranean cuisine. The atmosphere is warm and inviting letting customers enjoy a fine dining experience in comfort. The staff are professional and friendly allowing customers to have privacy.
Set, side by side, with your sweetheart and experience the Auborn Community Theater’s presentation of “Side by Side by Sondheim” at the Topeka Performing Arts Center. A Tony award winning musical production by renowned composer, Stephen Sondheim, is filled with every emotion and allows audiences to fall in love all over again.
The Lyons Twin Mansions Bed & Breakfast requires the three “R’s” of its guests— rest, relaxation and rejuvenation. The true twin mansions, located in Fort Scott’s mansions district, offer Victorian decorated rooms with a contemporary flair, delicious meals, an in-house lounge and the perfect place to unwind.
A romantic place to enjoy, some of the best hand-cut Kansas steaks with that special someone, is the Prime of the Nine Restaurant, located at the Mariah Hills Golf Course. A casual, fine-dining restaurant, with floor to ceiling windows overlooking the pristine golf course and countryside. Enjoy a sunset dinner with someone you love.
The Bicknell Family Center for the Arts in Pittsburg, Kansas, offers beautiful musical performances all year. Keep an eye on their calendar for opera performances and other musical ensembles that will sweep you off your feet.
Romance your favorite gal or guy at Samy’s in Garden City, Kansas. A great place with atmosphere, gourmet foods, best wait staff, reputable drinks, and incredible entertainment to help you dance the night away. Stay for brunch, you won’t be disappointed.
Take you sweetheart by the hand and pack up your picnic basket and head to Ted Ensley Gardens in Topeka to spend the day. Located on the west shore of Lake Shawnee visitors are treated to panoramic views. Stroll through mediation gardens, rose gardens and across a picturesque 60-foot covered bridge. Pass by several ponds, waterfalls and streams until you find the perfect picnic spot.
Celebrate your romance at Grace Hill Winery, tasting the vineyards best wines. Make the experience memorable by attending a Grace Hill special event. A celebrated February event is wine tasting with a five-course serving of delectable food and impeccable wine, enjoyed by you and with your loved one.
Enjoy an evening of elegant chocolate designs created by local chiefs, who produce scrumptious chocolate masterpieces. Attendees will also enjoy, the smells of decadent chocolate, light appetizers and drinks, while admiring fine art to hand crafted pieces. All available for auction to provide scholarships for local senior high students majoring in the arts. The event is held at the J.O. Sundstrom Conference Center in downtown Lindsborg.
Dine with your dearest partner in the heart of downtown Salina at Martinelli's Little Italy for a taste of Italian cuisine. Locally owned and operated by the Martinelli family, patrons will enjoy homemade ravioli, calamari, chicken parmesan and carbonara, tilapia piccata, steaks and pork loin, pastas, fettucine, tortellini, lasagna, minestrone and pizzas, served family style or in courses. Choose your wine and finish with Martinellis pound cake. Yum!
An extraordinary historic old limestone hotel located close to the University of Kansas, offers old world romance to its guests on any of the 10, above ground, floors or its five, below ground, levels. Dine in the mystic of this magical hotel’s restaurants and bars. Stay in one to the contemporary, elegant rooms or suites, and take time to look over the Oread's magnificent views of the Kaw River Valley.
Invite a special someone to a romantic cooking class at the Culinary Center of Kansas City in Overland Park. A few of the romantic cooking classes available to love birds include: A Romantic Dinner for Two, the Art of the Sensual Foods on a Plate, Flavorful Weekend Nights, Couples Cook a Romantic Table for Two, all instructed by exceptional and passionate instructors. A satisfyingly wonderful, romantic, unforgettable experience.
Bring you sweetheart and try a special unique dining experience at the Row House Restaurant in Topeka. The staff invites you to “sit back and enjoy” a handcrafted, inspiring five course “tasting” meal beginning with, a chef’s taste-small bite, salad, soup, an entrée selection-with one vegetarian entrée served, and deserts. Included with drink, wine and spirits choice, just as a guest in their home, something special for someone special.