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Virginia Romance Packages Steal Hearts this Valentine’s Day


Virginia is for Lovers NEWS
For Immediate Release:
January 24, 2008

2008 Virginia Travel Guide

Virginia Romance Packages Steal Hearts this Valentine’s Day
-Romantic getaways and Virginia is for Lovers trinkets score big points with sweethearts everywhere-

(Richmond, Va.)  Love is always in the air in Virginia, especially in February, when destinations and resorts turn up the heat on romance for Valentine’s Day.  With more than 130 wineries, historic inns, award-winning cuisine and a famous tourism slogan built around love, it’s hard not to be seduced.   Virginia’s romance travel packages on are perfect getaways for people looking to woo their sweetie, reconnect with their soul mate or even tie the knot. 

Travel deals like the Romance Getaway Package at Goodstone Inn & Estates in Middleburg are sure to make Valentine’s memorable.  This English-styled retreat in Northern Virginia takes luxury to a new level and offers couples sumptuous accommodations, champagne upon arrival and tea in the afternoon.  Visit the surrounding wineries or the quaint town of Middleburg while the chef prepares a romantic dinner for two.  Enjoy a cooked-to-order breakfast in the morning and chocolate dipped strawberries.

Couples looking to cozy up will love the Sip N’ Snuggle Package in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley.  The By the Side of the Road B&B in Harrisonburg is tempting travelers with two nights in a suite or luxury cottage, where fresh flowers and sparkling wine awaits.  Guests are treated to a dinner at a local restaurant and gourmet breakfast for two each morning. 

Virginia’s southern sophistication is on full display at the Magnolia House B&B in Hampton.  The innkeepers have created A Day for Lovers Package on Valentine’s Day, featuring an elegant dinner for two surrounded by antiques and architectural beauty of this Victorian B&B.  Guests will indulge in champagne, chocolates, roses and one evening in a splendid guest room. 

For romantics who share a love of food, get registered for the Culinary Weekend Package with Cooper’s Landing in Clarksville.  This package is designed for travelers who are passionate about food and wine.  After working side-by-side with trained chefs learning culinary techniques, indulge in a 5-course gourmet meal and wine pairing.  The two-night package also includes a welcome reception, afternoon tea, breakfast each morning and two souvenir aprons.

Boar’s Head Inn in Charlottesville heats things up with the Rekindle the Romance Package.  This resort in Central Virginia offers couples two nights of deluxe accommodations, a candlelit dinner for two, champagne, a 60- minute massage for each guest and breakfast in bed.  Take time to explore the area’s wineries along the Monticello Wine Trail and nearby historical sites.

And for couples ready to say “I do” - what better place to seal the deal than in Virginia, the only state in the nation that is officially “for lovers”?  The Elope on Valentine’s Day Package at Orchard House B&B in Nelson County has everything covered, from the nuptials in the sunrise room at Blue Ridge Weddings to a wedding cake and champagne toast for two.  The inn will deliver your wedding photos and video to your room in the morning. 

Virginia’s romance travel packages, including rates and availability, are featured on, along with tips for passionate getaways in Virginia for wine lovers, music lovers, history buffs, outdoor adventurers and old-fashioned romantics. is also home to the official Virginia is for Lovers Online Store, the place to buy t-shirts, wine glasses, teddy bears and other tokens of affection emblazoned with Virginia’s famous slogan.


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