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Take Your Valentine into the Heart of PHX ​

by Public Relations | Published On: Feb 07, 2017 | Last Updated: 

Airports are often the scene of lovers embracing amid teary-eyed departures but at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, love is in the air this Valentine’s Day.

From the time you arrive to when you must part, Sky Harbor has something for you and your sweetheart to enjoy, whether you’re whisking your loved one away for a spontaneous vacation to Hawaii or you’re looking for a fun, new place to take your date.

Arrive in style: It’s not a hansom cab in Central Park—it’s better! The PHX Sky Train® can ferry you and your beloved from Washington and 44th streets to Terminal 3 in minutes. Time it right and you will feel like you’re literally heading straight into the sunset. And it’s free!

Feed each other fine food: Terminal 4 is awash in delicious dining options before security, from Chelsea’s Kitchen to Joe’s Real BBQ to Cheuvront Restaurant & Wine Bar. Travelers at the gates can also enjoy elegant dining at Arizona favorites Barrio Café, Four Peaks Brewery, and Zinc Brasserie. From fun to fancy, there’s something for every taste.

Life is short. Eat dessert first: Be daring and impress your sweetie with a sweet. From Yogurtlogy to Tammie Coe Cakes to jelly-filled doughnuts at PHX Market, there’s something unique outside the heart-shaped box. And if a box of chocolates is still your go-to gift, See’s Candies has you covered.

I heart PHXSplurge on the finer things: We know some folks are hard to please, and if two tickets to paradise still aren’t enough for your amore, maybe a unique piece of jewelry or a handmade objet d’art from Mosaic, Earth Spirit, or Uno de 50 will soothe the beast. Some of the Valley’s chicest shops have a retail spot in Sky Harbor, and stores on both sides of security in each terminal have something for everyone!

Valentine’s Day, Shmalentine’s Day: Not everyone is cut out to be your betrothed – or even your carpool buddy, for that matter – but that doesn’t mean you need to sit out the Feb. 14 festivities. Grab a friend and go Airport Museum gallery-hopping with a self-guided tour of all the art around Sky Harbor. Give your honey the gift they want most of all – a quiet night to themselves – and bring the kids to the airport to ride the PHX Sky Train®, watch airplanes, and eat fried chicken, hamburgers or burritos. Show your love for your favorite Phoenix sports team or state university with apparel from Team Shop USA. Send a friend the gift of sound with a new pair of earbuds. Or get a mini cactus for that distinctly Arizona gift. After all, Feb. 14 is Arizona’s birthday.

Whether it’s getaway day or date night, America’s Friendliest Airport® offers a one-of-a-kind experience for that special someone and something for every taste. Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be expensive but it shouldn’t be boring. Make it unique at Sky Harbor.

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