Take a sleigh ride with Foxglove Farm at Beaverbrook Farm, Beaverbrook Road, Lyme, in a four-passenger cart with leather seats and warm, heavy blankets.
No snow? Foxglove will offer horse-drawn carriage rides in one of their wedding stagecoaches instead. The one-hour ride through the woods and fields of Beaverbrook includes a rose and a split of champagne. Rides are available Sunday, Feb. 13, and Monday, Feb. 14.
Cost is $165 per couple. Call 860-434-7302 or visit www.foxglovefarm.com for more information or to reserve a time.
Wood Acres Farm, 68 Griffin Road, Terryville, offers a private 30-minute sleigh or carriage ride Sunday, Feb. 13, and Monday, Feb. 14. Refrehments are served in the farm house following the ride.
The Valentine package, which costs $175, includes a red rose, chilled champagne or sparkling cider and hors d'oeuvres served in the farmhouse with candles and soft music. Invite another couple on the ride for $75. Information: 860-583-8670 or www.woodacresfarm.com.
Want a sleigh ride in the area of your choice? Allegra Farm, 69 Town Road, Colchester, can do just that. Guests can bring their own refreshments along on the ride to the destination of their choosing. To travel in the Hartford area, the cost is between $500 and $600.
Prefer not to choose? Couples can also go to the farm and take an hour-long tour around Lake Hayward for $150. The sleigh can hold four adults. Wagon rides, also $150, can accommodate 12 people. For parties of more than 12, a larger wagon is available for $200. Information: 860-680-5149 or www.allegrafarm.com.