With Valentine's Day approaching, you'll want to start planning your romantic night or weekend as soon as possible! Not a planner? Don't worry; we've done the hard work for you. Our guide to dating in Berks County will ensure you are equipped with plenty of ideas for spending your holiday. 

Single? No problem, these activities are just as fun with a group of friends or even by yourself, if you prefer! 


Colebrookdale Valentine's Ride

Image courtesy of Colebrookdale Railroad

Valentine's Dinner Trains

You'll definitely win some extra brownie points for adding a romantic train ride to your itinerary. 

Colebrookdale Railroad: 

Enjoy a delectable meal followed by a scrumptious dessert. The height of romance in the Secret Valley!

First Class Parlor car includes a Tapas plate, dessert, complimentary beverage, and complimentary champagne.

Reading Blue Mountain & Northern Passenger:

Take a romantic train excursion through Pennsylvania’s beautiful landscape to Jim Thorpe, PA!

Strasburg Railroad: 

Although this is not specifically Valentine's related, this luxury wine and cheese-tasting ride is another great option for a special date. Enjoy the luxurious, climate-controlled, first-class accommodations and a tasting of select wine, cheese, and crackers as you travel in style down the tracks to Paradise, PA, and back.

Dining at Judy's on Cherry

Valentine's At Judy's: February 14th

Ala Carte Dinner Service for Sweethearts!  (You order and Pay for ONLY what you want!  No fixed-price menu!)
With a bunch of hot new specials, Valentine-friendly craft cocktails, and unique desserts!

Call to Reserve Early! 610-374-8511 or email your reservation to judy@judysoncherry.com.

Snowshoe with your Sweetheart

Snowshoe With Your Sweetheart: February 14th 

Grab your honey and enjoy a snowshoe walk down the Union Canal Trail with Parks staff. We’ll grab a cup of hot chocolate and discuss snowshoe tips before trying out a few pairs outside. In the event we don’t have snow, we’ll still look at snowshoes and then go for a hike on foot on the trail.

The program is FREE, but registration is required.

Chocolate & Wine Pairing Weekends

Chocolate & Wine Pairing Weekends: February 10/11,17/18 

Join us for the Berks County Wine Trail’s annual Chocolate & Wine pairing event weekends! Four weekend days of pairing fabulous wines of the region with chocolates and other sweet confections. 

With your sweetheart, create your own self-guided tour of ten wineries along the trail. 

Experiences on a Budget 

You don't need to pull out your wallet to show your significant other you care. There are lots of budget-friendly ways to enjoy a nice day or night out together. 




Arts & Culture 

If your special someone loves art & culture, we have the perfect date itinerary for you! Start your day with a walk through any of our Main Street areas and you are sure to come across some intriguing public art. West Reading is known for its' murals, Kutztown for its' Keith Haring sculptures, and Boyertown for its' bear sculptures. After getting some exercise in with your walk, head to Reading Public Museum to discover new exhibits and artifacts. If you're looking for another unique way to view art, support local artists at GoggleWorks Center for the Arts in Downtown Reading. It's free to walk around!

hiking couple

Outdoor Adventure 

One of the best ways to spend time with someone is out in the fresh air, away from the busyness of life. Get outside for a long walk or hike at one of our parks! There are so many different areas to choose from. From relaxed walking trails to the stunning vistas of Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, you'll be certain to find the right spot for you and your loved one. For thrill-seeking couples, there are also tons of options for mountain biking in the area.

Hamptons Inn hotel room

A Night Away  

Pennsylvania's Americana Region has lots of lodging options for you and your valentine! Check out places to stay for a good night's rest after your special day.