Every year Josie and I switch off on Valentine's Day duties. Since having kids, we've also grown accustomed to the idea to save both time and money to do the celebration not on 2/14. Saves us headache with transit, parking, finding a place, cost, and all the other things that come with going out on the holiday.
This year was (is?) my turn and I took us to a Japanese garden in Hayward. I was surprised the boys did as well as they did. It wasn't large and took about 30 minutes or so to get through, but it was nice. There are many botanical gardens we still have to visit as this is a favorite thing for her to do, but at least this one is checked off.