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Valentine’s Day Long Distance? Here are Some Fun Ideas!

Valentine's Day Long Distance? Here are Some Fun Ideas!
Valentine's Day Long Distance? Here are Some Fun Ideas!

Valentine’s Day long distance? Not ideal. We get it. While others are enjoying an intimate dinner, a stroll by the beach, or a romantic dance under the stars, you have a high case of FOMO. Though it’s easy to feel disconnected from your loved one who is far away, there are still ways to make the day feel special. A little effort can go a long way. Below is a list of ideas.

Valentine’s Day Long Distance Ideas

Send Your Long Distance Valentine a Care Package

Send Your Long Distance Valentine a Care Package

Send Your Valentine a Thoughtful Care Package

Sending a care package with details that show you truly pay attention to your person can go a long way. Here are some of the things you can include in one:

  • A romantic movie you can both watch at the same time long distance.
  • A box of chocolates or their favorite snack.
  • An album or photos of where you would take them if you were spending time together physically or your favorite memories together.
  • A heartfelt gift such as jewelry, lingerie, perfume or cologne
  • Candles, bubble bath, and massage oils for a relaxing evening
  • Anything else that will make them smile!

Hire a Violinist to Play a Virtual Serenade for Your Valentine

Oh, we’ve tried this and the results are amazing! A romantic serenade is the perfect way to show your special someone how much you love them and make them feel extra special this Valentine’s Day. And if you are far away, a serenade will be both unexpected and extra special. We are almost certain there will be happy tears and your Valentine will be genuinely surprised.

Virtual Violin Serenade - Valentine's Day Long Distance Idea

Here are some reasons why a virtual serenade is the perfect gift for a long distance Valentine:

  • It shows you care enough to put in the extra effort.
  • You can personalize it with your favorite song.
  • It’s an opportunity for you to express your feelings without saying a word.
  • Music is a great way to be creative and have fun together.
  • Music often has so much emotion that words can’t describe, making it perfect for expressing your love for one another.
  • It will make for an unforgettable Valentine’s Day memory!


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Plan a Valentine's Day Virtual Dinner

Plan a Valentine’s Day Virtual Dinner

A Video Call Dinner Date with Your Valentine

When you’re miles apart from your loved one, a video call dinner date can be the perfect way to stay connected and still make it special. Here are some ideas for setting up a virtual Valentine’s Day dinner date:

  1. Pick a menu: Choose food that both of you love and cook together over video chat or order in from the same restaurant!
  2. Decorate: Make your virtual space romantic by creating a cozy atmosphere with candles and decorations.
  3. Create a custom Zoom background – Maybe you’re not much of a decorator. You can show you put in extra effort in making the environment special.
  4. Create custom place cards: Printable cards are an easy way to make each other feel special while also adding a personal touch to your virtual table.
  5. Use props: Have props ready like glasses of champagne, flowers, and chocolates to give off the real-life feeling!
  6. Enjoy a show: Curate a movie night with your favorite romantic comedy or create your own watchlist for the night!
  7. Plan an activity: You can play games such as Pictionary or charades if you want an extra bit of fun added to the evening!
Create a Custom Playlist for Your Valentine

Create a Custom Playlist for Your Valentine

Create a Custom Playlist

Are they the meaning in your life? Are they your inspiration? 😉 Compile some songs that remind you of each other and share why this particular music speaks to both of you so much. And don’t worry, creating the perfect Valentine’s Day playlist doesn’t have to be difficult! Here are some tips to make sure your loved one enjoys your selection of songs:

  • Choose songs from a variety of genres you both like.
  • Include classic love songs as well as the latest hits.
  • Include some upbeat and romantic songs so that you can dance together!
  • Pick some slow, intimate songs for a romantic dinner or night in.
  • Look for music that has special meaning or memories for both of you.
  • Check out streaming services such as Spotify and Youtube for playlists tailored specifically to Valentine’s Day.
Write a Heartfelt Letter for Your Long Distance Valentine's Day

Write a Heartfelt Letter for Your Long Distance Valentine’s Day

Write Heartfelt Letters for Each Other

It’s a tale as old as time. But now with e-mails, instant messaging, FaceTime, it has become rare to write longer heartfelt letters for the one you love. This  is a great way to show your special someone how much you care. Let them know how much they mean to you even when you can’t be together by expressing yourself through words on paper. If you’re not much of a writer, don’t worry! Check out this website for tips on how to write the perfect love letter. There are also lots of examples and templates that you can reference if needed to help express your feelings in the most romantic way possible!

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  1. Beth

    March 20, 2023 at 4:50 pm

    This is awesome!!! Thanks for sharing!

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