With mountains on the North, West and South flanks, and the Great Salt Lake abutting on the west, you have plenty of romantic options to choose from when deciding where to present your loved one with a vintage engagement ring in Salt Lake City, Utah. Likewise, with so many different styles, diamond cuts, metals, and gemstones, you have numerous options to consider when choosing the appropriate ring for betrothal. Not only can the experts at Knox Jewelers help you sort out the finer details of crafting the perfect antique jewelry for your beloved, but we can help you in your search for the best romantic places in the city where you might want to “pop the big question.”
As there is so much natural beauty across and around the city, you should probably start your search by considering outdoor venues. Whether during spring or summer with lush foliage and a profusion of flowering plants, autumn with the changing of leaves, or full-on winter with a blanket of snow, romantic ambiance abounds in all seasons. One of the more than 15 parks within city limits might provide the perfect backdrop for your proposal. Pioneer Park, Peace Gardens, and Miller Bird Park offer the most natural beauty, foliage, flowers, and scenic quiet spots at which to propose to your love one with a vintage engagement ring. “The Living Room,” so named because its rock formations resemble couches, is considered a prime romantic spot, and has incredible views overlooking the city and Salt Lake Valley. Getting to The Living Room does require a moderate hike, but If you and your love one are really into nature, then you might want to opt for a hike on Antelope Island State Park, a nature lover’s paradise, with a menagerie of wildlife and wonderful vistas of the shimmering lake and surrounding mountains.
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Back in the city, a horse drawn carriage ride, with options for exploring the downtown, or heading into one of the city’s ritzy neighborhoods for a mansion tour, provides a proposal venue both romantic and “moving.” Carriage rides are offered in all seasons, with blankets provided during the colder months. Can you imagine being snuggled up and holding hands with your love under the blankets—imagine that moment when you slip a antique engagement ring on her finger? Knox Jewelers can.
For the more traditional minded who like the idea of presenting a vintage engagement ring with a declaration of everlasting love during a romantic dinner, there are a number of restaurants that have a reputation for romance. Wild Grape has seasonal award-winning menu that will punctuate the memories of the special day. Pago is considered one of the city’s finest farm-to-table dining experiences, with a quiet atmosphere perfect for making a proposal. Or request a window seat a The Roof restaurant, located at the top of the Joseph Smith Memorial building, and enjoy incredible nighttime views of Salt Lake Temple as your backdrop as you make your proposal.
And, if you are planning to make your proposal while vacationing in Salt Lake City, we would recommend an overnight stay at the Hotel Monaco which is known for its “romance” packages. Alternately, perhaps consider staying at The Grand American Hotel, European style luxury lodging enhanced by antiques and fine art.
There are other options to consider for possible engagement spots in the city, but we at Knox Jewelers feel like we’ve captured some of the more prominent ones. And if you shop for your vintage engagement ring at Knox Jewelers, we’ll be sure to design and craft the perfect one-of-a-kind style with the right metal work, diamond cut, and possible gemstone adornment that will make your loved one swoon as you ask for her hand in marriage.