Romantic Things to do near Wallingford, CT

Romantic Things to do near Wallingford, CT


Movie dates may seem a little high school, but this luxurious theater proves it can be for a couple of any maturity. With faux leather, reclining seats coupled in two, Cinemark provides a seclusive viewing experience allowing more privacy in what is usually a very public place. The venue also boasts self-service snacks and a bar.

Gouveia Vineyards

Nothing says romance like delectable wine. Sitting on 140 acres of beautiful land, this vineyard boasts picnic areas as well as indoor seating, accompanied by a wine tasting that samples eleven different wines produced in the on-site winery. The venue offers live music on most weekends. Wallingford is on the Wine Trail and is in close proximity to a number of other wineries, as well.

Argia Mystic Cruises

In nearby Mystic, Connecticut, couples can board the 81-foot sailboat for both day-sails and sunset cruises around Fishers Island Sound. The cruise passes by the enchanting Morgan Point Lighthouse, which can only be viewed from the water. The charter company allows bottles of wine and beer onboard, providing cups and wine openers. The website encourages guests to bring picnic baskets to enjoy a lunch or dinner while sailing the seas, but they do provide snacks as well.

Goodspeed Opera House

Nestled on the banks of the Connecticut River, the Goodspeed Opera House offers gorgeous views of the water and surrounding areas. A classic New England theater experience, the Goodspeed Opera House is the self-proclaimed home of musicals, producing shows for everyone to enjoy. Housed in a colonial-style mansion, the theater is a truly romantic getaway featuring quintessential New England charm.


Complete your romantic trip for two at the Wallingford Victorian Inn, a romantic bed and breakfast in Wallingford, CT.

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