Last Minute Local Valentines Experience/Gift Guide

Hey! Did you know that Valentines Day is NEXT WEEK!?! Where did the time go? I have to be honest, I was completely caught off guard with how quickly it has sneaked up on me. So, with that, I’ve been perusing the internet for great local deals to help out with those last minute gifts.

We here at Date Better Boise, truly want to inspire those who live in the valley to date better – which to us, means having a great experience that you share with another person. This list of last minute gifts keeps that in mind – create an experience for yourself and your valentine!


1. Glass Blowing for Two – $75 ($150)

Glass Blowing

Treat your sweetie to an hour of private glass blowing lessons provided by Boise Art Glass. A $150 value.


2.  Hot-Air-Balloon Ride and a Sparkling Beverage for Two – $240 ($480)

Hot Air Balloon Ride

Happen to be alone this Valentines Day? February 13th is Self-love Day. Treat. Yo. Self. Individual rides are available for $120. This great experience is offered by Boise Hot Air Company.


3. Sleigh Ride for Two with a Hot Drink – $29 ($60)

Sleigh Rides


4. All-Day Jet-Boat Tour with Drinks and Lunch – $109 (per person)

Jet Boat Tours

Enjoy an all-day tour covering over 200 miles of river, in three different states. This tour by Beamers Hells Canyon Tours, includes beverages and a boxed lunch. What a fantastic way to treat yourself and a date to an incredible experience.


5. Wine Tasting for Two at Sawtooth Winery – $20-32 ($40-65)

Wine Tasting

For $20 you and your date can enjoy wine tasting for two, with gourmet chocolate pairings. But, why not spend the extra $12 and enjoy the wine tasting, chocolate parings, and receive two bottles of wine to take home! Why let the experience end at the winery (wink, wink, nudge, nudge)?


6. Friday Night BYOB Painting Party for Two – $69 ($200)


Remember those two bottles of wine you got from the deal above this one? Why not grab your sweetheart and drink those while creating some art in the process? Receive professional painting instruction at the Boise Creative Center as you sip on the beverage of your choice.


7. Drive-In Movie for Two with Two Sodas – $12 ($24)

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I know, I know. Parma is a little ways outside of Boise. But, the Parma MotorVu has been catering to movie goers since 1953. They know how it’s done. The spring season starts on April 3 – something to look forward to.


8. Get Away in Hailey at the Wood River Inn – $74/night ($114)

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Enjoy nearby skiing at Sun Valley Resort, a complimentary hot breakfast, a dip in the indoor hot tub, and feel free to borrow snowshoes for the trails nearby. This sounds like the perfect time of year to get out of town, without having to go too far.


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Author: Date Better Boise

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