H-Town For Two: A Weekend Getaway For Couples

Huntington, West Virginia isn’t your typical couple’s getaway, but that’s exactly what makes it so special. Discover a city brimming with hidden gems and unique experiences that will create lasting memories. This itinerary is your roadmap to a getaway full of adventure, relaxation and delicious finds – perfect for couples (or a double-date weekend).


Dinner: Kick off your weekend with a taste of Germany at Bahnhof WVrsthaus & Biergarten. Order hearty sausages, schnitzels and steins of beer for a fun and flavorful start. For a quick bite, grab a legendary gyro at Gyro King.

Evening: Huntington knows how to entertain! Catch a concert, sporting event or show at the Mountain Health Arena. From big-name musicians to local acts, there’s something for everyone.


Breakfast: Kick off your Huntington adventure with a coffee date! Visit a local gem like Old Village Roaster or Grindstone Coffeeology. Enjoy specialty latte creations and tasty pastries as you plan your day’s explorations.

Morning: Craving a thrill? Embrace your inner daredevil with an exciting ATV ride at Rustic Ravines or through Cabwaylingo State Forest. Explore scenic trails for an incredible bonding experience.

Lunch: On your way back to Huntington, swing by Griffith & Feil Soda Fountain for a charmingly retro and romantic lunch. Enjoy a burger and fries, then cap it all off with a custom soda creation or delicious milkshake. 

Afternoon: Put your teamwork to the test at The Lost Escape Room. Work together to solve puzzles, crack codes and escape the room within the time limit. It’s an entertaining and challenging way to test your communication and problem-solving skills as a couple. Feeling a little feisty? Unleash your inner lumberjack at Tickers & Timbers – Escape Rooms & Axe Throwing. Release some stress and let loose in a safe and controlled environment.

Dinner: Don your finest attire and experience fine dining at 21 at The Frederick. This upscale restaurant is located in the historic Frederick Hotel and features a menu of innovative takes on seasonal ingredients.

Evening: End your Saturday with breathtaking cityscapes and handcrafted cocktails at LaFontaine’s Rooftop Lounge, an open-air patio overlooking downtown Huntington.


Brunch: Indulge in a decadent brunch at Christopher’s Eats with mimosas, omelets and creative brunch dishes. Le Bistro offers themed brunches like Dolly Brunch or Boy Band Brunch for extra fun. Sing along to your favorite tunes while enjoying a delicious meal.

Morning: Escape the city and reconnect with nature. Go for a scenic hike or mountain bike ride at Beech Fork State Park, East Lynn Lake, Cabwaylingo State Forest or Barboursville Park. Enjoy amazing views, fresh air and a chance to relax and unwind.

Lunch: After your outdoor excursion, grab a casual bite at Backyard Pizza & Raw Bar with a specialty pizza. Visit Buddy’s All-American Bar-B-Que for a flavorsome barbeque or Calamity J Grill & Bar for a stuffed burrito or sandwich. 

Afternoon: Spend the afternoon browsing new and used books at Cicada Books & Coffee. Afterward, wander through the charming Central City Antiques District, where you’ll find hidden treasures and unique shops like Hattie & Nan’s Antiques & Rare Books, Sloane Square Gallery and Village Antique Mall.

Dinner: Spice things up with a romantic night in. Pick up fresh, local ingredients from The Butcher Shop and The Wild Ramp to create a delicious meal together at your cozy bed-and-breakfast.

Evening: Cap off your weekend with a movie night at the Marquee Cinemas at Pullman Square. Or head to the retro-cool Old North Arcade and play classic arcade games together. Challenge each other to a game of Pac-Man to create some friendly competition.

Lodging For Couples

Curl up for a classic romantic getaway at The Chessie Room, a charming bed-and-breakfast brimming with history. This cozy haven provides the perfect nest for you and your loved one. While breakfast is complimentary and courtesy of a nearby local restaurant, a short three-block walk (perfect for building up an appetite!) is required. Bonus: they do offer in-room delivery on Sundays!

Check out our calendar to see if there’s an exciting event happening during your visit.