Think outside the candy box with these Valentine’s Day getaways.
Here are some of the best holiday package deals in the area, whether you’re looking for a snowy escape or a weekend on the coast.
Fager’s Island in Ocean’s City, Maryland
Love is in the air at Fager’s Island, where Valentine’s Packages are available the entire month of February at The Lighthouse Club Hotel or The Edge Hotel in Ocean’s City, Maryland.
Highlights: “Ancient Island Love Potion” upon arrival; dinner for two at the water’s edge ($70 value); champagne and your choice of chocolate-covered strawberries or oysters; Sunday jazz brunch or lunch ($25 value); live dance band Saturday nights; continental breakfast in bed
Price: From $107.50 per person per night Sunday through Thursday, with the exception of Feb. 10 – 14) and $147.50 per person per night weekends and Feb. 10 – 14.
Grand Hotel and Spa in Ocean’s City, Maryland
Look no further for romance or relaxation – the Valentine’s Getaway package at Ocean City’s Grand Hotel and Spa offers two nights of just that, in addition to keepsakes you can take home.
Highlights: Dinner voucher any of the following local restaurants: Sunset Grille, Ember’s Restaurant, BJ’s on the Water, Skye Bar, Adolfo’s ($60 value); two souvenir champagne glasses; six artisan truffles; personalized keepsake from Plak That.
Prices From $47.20 per person per night, with peak prices the weekend of Feb. 10 – 12 starting from $171.38.
Boardwalk Plaza Hotel in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
Plan a getaway to the Boardwalk Plaza Hotel in Rehoboth Beach for an evening of romance by the shore.
Highlights: Champagne and chocolates; four course Valentine’s night dinner for two in Victoria’s; breakfast for two; late check out at 2:00 p.m. on Feb. 15.
Prices: From $104 per guest/night Sunday through Thursday, $179 per guest/night Friday and Saturday.
Hilton Hotel Wilmington, Christiana in Newark, Delaware
If you want to “put a ring on it,” Cupid’s Ultimate Package at the Hilton Hotel in Newark includes a two-carat diamond ring. The pricey special is available for a limited time from Feb. 10 – 19.
Highlights: Chef’s Table dinner prepared in guest room; couple’s massage; full breakfast for two
Price: From $4,500 per room
Wedmore Place in Williamsburg, Virginia
A winery tour and tasting is part of the package at Wedmore Place, an elegant vineyard hotel on a 300-acre farm in Williamsburg, Virginia that also houses a tavern, café and winery. Available for stays on Feb. 10, 11 and 14 only. A dinner only option is also available.
Highlights: European breakfast for two; champagne and artisanal chocolates; special four-course dinner for two at the Café Provençal including a glass of sparkling wine; tour and wine tasting for two at The Williamsburg Winery, featuring a tasting of seven of its finest wines
Price: From $465 per couple
Cooper’s Landing Inn in Clarksville, Virginia
A small bed and breakfast goes big on romance with a two-night package deal for lovers the entire month. Starting with rose petals sprinkled on the bed to a bottle of wine upon arrival, Cooper’s Landing Inn in Clarksville has romance in the works. While the bed and breakfast isn’t located close to shore, it does have a prime spot along the Roanoke River.
Highlights: Two candlelight breakfasts; complementary snacks in the butler’s pantry; red roses in the room; hour-long massage; half a dozen chocolate covered strawberries; four course dinner for two in the restaurant
Price: From $540 per couple deluxe room
The Mimslyn Inn in Luray, Virginia
Enjoy dinner and dancing at The Mimslyn Inn, a historic Shenandoah Valley hotel, followed by a romantic evening in a suite or a charming cottage. If romance isn’t in the cards, check out The Mimsyln’s other package deals for relaxation, girl’s night out or experiencing town. Nearby ski resorts include Bryce Resort and White Grass.
Highlights: Half a dozen roses and champagne; three-course dinner followed by dancing; music by Robbie Limon
Price: Package deals start from $169
Massanutten Resort in McGaheysville, Virginia
While Massanutten Resort doesn’t offer a Valentine’s special, the resort has several package deals ideal for a February getaway. The “Mid-Week Snow Escape” starts at $125 and includes a one-night hotel stay and an eight-hour slope ticket. If you’d rather avoid the slopes, the resort offers a waterpark package and mini-splash package as well.
Price: Starts from $125 per package
Roundtop Mountains Resort in Lewisberry, Pennsylvania
Roundtop resort in Lewisberry, Pennsylvania offers a Valentine’s package including two night lift tickets, dinner for two and childcare for up to two kids until 10 p.m., a perfect deal if you’re traveling with kids.
Highlights: Choice of two entrees or the Special for Two in the Fireside Pub and Grill; Fireside Special includes appetizer or dessert, butterflied shrimp with crab meat, beef medallions, roasted potato medley, salad greens tossed with raspberry vinaigrette; two “Love Potion” cocktails.
Times House in Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania
If you miss your chance to celebrate Valentine’s Day on the day of, the Pocono Mountains in Pennsylvania celebrates the holiday all February long. The Times House in Jim Thorpe offers a package deal including a two-night stay with all the romantic fixings.
Highlights: Bouquet of flowers; bottle of wine; heart shaped box of chocolates
Price: Starts from $129 per night.
WASHINGTON – Valentine’s Day in 2017 doesn’t have to be a dinner and a box of chocolates type affair. This year, why not plan a romantic getaway for two – or even the entire family – to one of these destinations?
Here are some of the best Valentine’s Day package deals in the area, whether you’re looking for a snowy escape or a weekend on the coast.
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