The historic, esteemed Rawlings Conservatory offers a colorful kaleidoscope as the background for your fall marriage proposal. As you walk between the greenhouses and botanic gardens, the natural beauty of impressive plant displays from all around the globe will help to set the mood. For the significant other who likes the exotic, visit the Tropical House for a misty rainforest atmosphere with orchids, tall trees and vining plants. There is also the Mediterranean House, Desert House, Orchid Room and Palm House, leaving plenty of options for finding the perfect romantic spot. With a variety of flora and fauna located both inside and out, couples should take advantage of the beautiful scenery and snap some photos of the special moment.
Free and open year round to the public, Cylburn Arboretum has 207 acres of scenic fall grounds to connect with your loved one and create an intimate moment. There are ornamental and traditional gardens, tree collections sporting the season’s beloved colors of red, orange and yellow, historic buildings plus 3.5 miles of wooded trails to “get lost” on. The Nature Museum also holds an impressive collection of butterflies, bird nests and eggs, rocks and more, in case you need away to calm nervous jitters or stall for the right timing. Furthermore, this area is great for bird and animal watching, making the arboretum an ideal place for nature lovers to propose and even tie the knot.
Offering cozy rooms and private decks that overlook the Baltimore waterfront, Celie’s Inn is a charming and romantic overnight destination for both a fun fall weekend and proposal. Located in historic Fells Point, which boasts plenty of day and night-time activities, the inn can assist in accommodating romantic add-ons for the big event including fine wine and cheeses, long-stemmed roses, gourmet chocolates and even VIP passes to the local Heavy Seas Brewery. However, just walking along the cobblestone roads and waterfront shops during the autumn season is exciting with entertainment around every corner. While strolling around and holding hands, you’ll find there are plenty of historic spots for an unexpected “Will you marry me?”
An iconic structure for the park and all of Baltimore City, the Patterson Park Pagoda is a bold, Victorian-style tower that presents a perfect proposal opportunity for any Baltimorean. From atop the tower, the couple can view downtown, across Baltimore neighborhoods, the Patapsco River as well as the Key Bridge and even historic Fort McHenry. Symbolic of looking into the future and even back on the past, the pagoda offers couples a looking glass with which to examine themselves and their relationship. With the glory of autumn colors surrounding you, and plenty of outdoor activities in the park to take part in, there are plenty of opportunities to find romance and make the day one you’ll both cherish always.
Fall is football season, and any die-hard sports fan would appreciate a proposal while watching their favorite team win. If you’re a couple who enjoys watching Ravens games together, M&T Bank Stadium might just be the perfect destination to pop the question. Wait until an unbelievable play and in that moment of ecstasy, take it one notch higher with a diamond surprise. Or, if spending more money on a game ticket isn’t possible, consider watching the football game live at a local sports bar in the area. The ambiance will be heart-pounding, exciting and ultimately unforgettable.
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