Just in case you were curious, the latest instalment of the Fifty Shades trilogy, Fifty Shades Freed, is set to hit cinemas soon, just in time for Valentine's day. For couples looking to turn up the heat and take inspiration from the story's setting, these romantic Seattle experiences are sure to impress.
Another enticing option is the Edgewater Hotel, Seattle’s only waterfront lodging. Sitting on Pier 67, the romantic hotel commands breathtaking views of Elliott Bay and the serene Olympic Mountains. Wander over to the iconic Seattle Great Wheel and book yourselves a private gondola for more sigh-inducing views.
Seattle is a food mecca, with many options for date night. Dress to impress and enjoy fine dining at Canlis, an elegant restaurant that serves contemporary Greek cuisine. Or for something a little more lively, head to The Pink Door for spectacular Italian cuisine and amazing live entertainment – you'll be treated to everything from cabaret shows to trapeze performances.
However you dream of spending Valentine's Day, Seattle provides a timeless and perfect setting for romance.
For more ideas for a romantic getaway, check out the Visit Seattle website here.