Valentine’s Day Happening in Maryland
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Valentine’s Day Happening in Maryland 

2/2/2009 

Valentine’s Day Happening in Maryland

BALTIMORE (February 2, 2009) – Come sail away, enjoy a romantic holiday; celebrate Valentine’s Day in Maryland. While there are countless options for people planning a weekend escape with someone special, Maryland’s hotels, restaurants and attractions are offering visitors delectable meals, luxurious accommodations and exciting adventures to experience. Here’s a sampling of Maryland’s Valentine’s Day packages/events in alphabetical order by region:

CAPITAL REGION

Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
201 Waterfront Street
National Harbor, MD 20745
February 13-14
Whether you’re celebrating the one you love or the lack thereof, Gaylord National has everything you need in one place to make this February 14 special. Gaylord National will be providing three packages:
“Like It” Package: Make it a classic, romantic getaway with your partner and join us for an evening in one of our lavish guest rooms. This package includes one night’s accommodations in a Maryland-view guest room, bottle of champagne from In-Room Dining, and Free self-parking for one car. To book the Valentine’s Day “Like It” package, starting at $229 per night, please call (301) 965-2000. Upgraded rooms are available at additional cost.
“ Love It” Package: Really impress that special someone with a personalized Valentine’s Day experience, all with the help of our professional concierge service. This package includes one nights accommodations in a Maryland-view guest room, bottle of champagne from In-Room Dining, complimentary appetizer from the chef at anyone of our signature restaurants, and free self-parking for one car.
Optional: Customized Valentine’s Day surprises planned and organized by you and your personal “love” concierge. Possible add-ons could include: Share the gift of a couple’s massage at Relâche Spa, from our romantic treatment room overlooking the Potomac River; Make it a night out with limo transportation to and from your evening at the resort; Treat yourselves to a decadent dessert from our In-Room Dining Executive Chef, such as double-dipped chocolate strawberries; or have a dozen long stem roses delivered to your room. To book the Valentine’s Day “Love It” package, starting at $279 per night, please call 301- 965-2000. Upgraded rooms are available at additional cost.
“ Leave It” Package: Who needs a prince charming when you have best friends? Make it a girls’ night out to remember, with a getaway to the nightlife of Gaylord National. This package includes one night’s accommodations in a Maryland-view guest room, complimentary appetizer from the chef at anyone of our signature restaurants, two free drinks at Pose Ultra Lounge, chocolate and Fresh Fruit Fondue from In-Room Dining, and free self-parking for one car.
Optional: Enhance your girls’ getaway with an Experience Concierge to personalize your stay. Possible customizations include: each of you can personalize some luxurious new sleepwear by embroidering your purchase at Pajama Party; head to Relâche Spa & Salon for a manicure/pedicure, massage, and even a makeover; upgrade one of your rooms to a suite for a movie night with flavored popcorn.
To book the Valentine’s Day “Leave It” package, starting at $265 per night, please call (301) 965-2000. Upgraded rooms are available at additional cost.
*Traditional accommodations, plus tax and resort fee per night. Rate is valid for up to four (4) persons per room. Other meals, activities, gratuities and tickets are not included. Availability is limited. Additional nights may be available at prevailing rates. Not retroactive, and not valid for groups or with other offers. Other restrictions may apply.

Old Hickory Steakhouse
Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center

201 Waterfront Street
National Harbor, MD 20745
Available exclusively on February 14, 2009
To prove the way to any lover’s heart is food, Old Hickory Steakhouse presents a very special offering on Valentine’s Day – The Most Romantic Dinner in the Region.
For $130 per couple, savor a four-course culinary masterpiece tenderly crafted by executive chef Wolfgang Birk. A special “Prix-Fixe” menu for two includes:

*House Champagne Toast
*Duo plate of warm lobster on fennel salad and chilled potato vichyssoise
*Heart-shaped Braised Beef Ravioli with black truffle cream
*Petit Grass-Fed Filet with sweet water langoustines
*Baked Alaska with rose petal ice cream
*Call 301-965-2000 to make reservations today

Hampton Inn & Suites Hotel National Harbor
250 Waterfront Street
National Harbor, MD 20745
February 13-14
" Valentine's Day by Orient Express"
Special Package Rate of $149 Per Night, which includes a beautiful suite and dinner coupon for Grace's Mandarin Restaurant ($40 value). Call 301-567-3531 for more information.

Famous Couples of Marietta Tour
5626 Bell Station Road
Glenn Dale, MD 20769
February 14, 2009, at 5:00, 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
Treat your sweetheart to a Valentine candlelight tour highlighting famous couples who lived at or visited Marietta. Program includes a complimentary glass of champagne and delectable desserts. No reservations necessary. There is a fee of $8 per person or $15 per couple. For more information, please call Marietta House Museum at 301-464-5291.
*This program is offered by The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Department of Parks and Recreation. PROGRAM INFORMATION CONTACT: 301-464-5291; TTY 301-699-2544PUBLIC AFFAIRS AND MARKETING CONTACT CRAIG KELLSTROM: 301-699-2531; TTY 301-699-2544

Holiday Inn Laurel-West
15101 Sweitzer Lane
Laurel, MD 20707
February 13-14
The Holiday Inn Laurel will be offering a rate of $124.00 each night. The package includes Champagne for two and a Full American Breakfast for two. For more information, contact Tara Kucharski, Director of Sales; Tarakucharski@verizon.net; 301- 776-5300 ext. 3755.

Holiday Inn College Park
10000 Baltimore Ave.
College Park, MD 20740
February 14
Cupid’s Romance Packages include overnight accommodations, dinner, and breakfast buffet for $229.00 per couple (plus tax).

The Lexington Hotel Restaurant
6400 Oxon Hill Road
Oxon Hill, MD 20745
February 14
For only $198.00 per couple, we will provide you with the dinner choice from a set menu, sleeping accommodation, a bottle of champagne in your room, plus breakfast the next day in the restaurant. Call 240-493-1019 to make reservations. For dinner only, the cost is $57.95 per couple.

CENTRAL REGION

1840s Carrollton Inn February Specials
50 Albemarle Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
February
Suite savings for you and your sweetie! Enjoy February romance this month and save $100 on overnight accommodations in the suite of your choice or save $50 on a stay in the luxury room of your choice during the month of February! Based on availability, excludes February 13 - 15, 2009. One must mention special at time of reservation. Call 410-385-1840 or 877-385-1840 for more information.

American Visionary Art Museum
800 Key Highway
Baltimore, MD 21230
February
The Marriage of Art, Science & Philosophy
The American Visionary Art Museum’s 14th original mega art exhibition, the Marriage of Art, Science & Philosophy, is a wedding of playfulness, imagination, intuition and desire – partners common to creative invention and understanding. The exhibition’s 50 visionary artists take a fresh look at the very notion of sound, color, number and scale in their pursuit of wonder. From fractal quilts to extolling the role sci-fi plays in inspiring real science, this is a nuptial dance fit for adults and children of all ages. Visit www.avam.org for more information.

Baltimore Museum of Art
10 Art Museum Drive
Baltimore, MD 21218
February 14, 7–9 p.m.
Non-Members: $20 per couple | $10 singles
BMA Members: $15 per couple | $5 singles
A night of romance! Celebrate Valentine’s Day at the BMA! Surprise your sweetheart with twilight tours that explore the theme of love in art and sip champagne while you make Valentine’s Day cards inspired by your art and romance-filled evening. Single? Let the BMA play matchmaker at a gallery rendezvous. As in love, there are no guarantees, but you might meet your soulmate while contemplating Rodin’s The Kiss! Call 443-573-1832 or e-mail programs@artbma.org for more information and to register.

Baltimore’s Tremont Plaza Hotel
222 Street Paul Place
Baltimore, MD 21202
Any Friday or Saturday, now through March 27, 2009
Sweetheart Package includes one night stay at Tremont Plaza Hotel, split of champagne & chocolate covered strawberries upon arrival, dinner for two and live jazz at our restaurant, Tug’s Bar & Grille. (Rates: $179 + taxes - studio suite; $199 + taxes - one bedroom suite)
Call 1.800.TREMONTS or visit www.tremonts.com to make a reservation.

Best Western BWI Airport
Romantic Getaway Packages for Two

6755 Dorsey Road
Elkridge, MD 21075
Enjoy a relaxing romantic getaway stay at the Best Western BWI Airport. Our Package Includes:
One night stay in a king suite with champagne and chocolates; dinner and show tickets for two at Medieval Times (transportation provided); deluxe continental breakfast; a 2:00 p.m. late checkout. This package is available at a special rate of $180.00 per night.

Carroll County Arts Council
91 West Main Street
Westminster, MD 21157
February 14
Treat your Sweetheart to a Concert
Blue Sky Five at Carroll Arts Center! Remember the days when Swing was King? Blue Sky Five is a Bethesda-based band that captures the era’s sizzle and style as they perform music made popular by Count Basie, Benny Goodman, Nat Cole and Duke Ellington. They will take the stage for a Valentine’s concert on Saturday, at 7:30 p.m. at the Carroll Arts Center. The band’s repertoire also includes original songs written by Craig Gildner as well as Classic American Swing standards. Whether you love to lindy hop, or just appreciate good vintage jazz, this concert will be a great way to treat your favorite Valentine sweetheart to a memorable evening. Champagne and chocolates will be available at intermission to make the evening extra special. Tickets are $17 for Adults and $15 for Arts Council Members, Seniors 60+ and Students 18 and under. Tickets can be purchased on-line by visiting www.carrollcountyartscouncil.org or by calling 410-848-7272.

Country Inn & Suites BWI Airport
1717 West Nursery Road
Linthicum Heights, MD 21090
February 13-15
Looking to spend a romantic evening together? Think no further than staying at the Country Inn & Suites BWI Airport; yes romantic sparks do exist at the airport! When you book our Romantic Getaway Package you will be treated to accommodations in one of our beautiful guest rooms or suites (prices vary); all featuring high-speed Internet access and complimentary breakfast each morning of your stay. In addition, guests will receive a complimentary dinner for two at Remomo Cafe Italia (gratuity not included; available for one night of your stay), one box of gourmet chocolates, two Champagne flutes, and flowers on pillow upon arrival.
Terms and Conditions: Rate not available with any other discount or offer; Dinner for two is for ONE night of your stay and guest must order off designated pre-fix menu; Rate includes one box of gourmet chocolates and 2 Champagne flutes per reservation.

Entertainment Cruises
561 Light Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
February 13-14
Treat your loved one to a unique event out on the water and see Baltimore from the most romantic perspective. With festive dining, dancing to the DJ and breathtaking views from our warm and cozy climate-controlled decks, this Valentine’s Day is surely one to be remembered. Ask about our romantic enhancement package including a dozen roses and champagne, sure to make your special occasion a little more extraordinary! Board the ship promptly at 6:30 p.m. and cruise the harbor from 7-10 p.m. Price varies: February 13, tickets cost $64.90 per person and February 14 tickets cost $86.90 per person. Call 866-835-8837 or visit SpiritCruises.com

Geppi’s Entertainment Museum
301 W. Camden Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Open Tuesday-Sunday from10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Visit Geppi’s Entertainment Museum and reminisce with famous couples in the museum such as Roy Rogers and Dale Evans, Han Solo and Princess Leia, Blondie and Dagwood and of course Mickey and Minnie Mouse. While looking for the famous couples, visit our special exhibit, 50 Fashionable Years and see Barbie and Ken. For more information call 410-625-7060 or visit www.geppismuseum.com.

Gibson's Lodgings of Annapolis
110 Prince George Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
February 13-14
Book two nights in one of our six luxurious Lauer House suites and we provide the chilled champagne, chocolates and flowers. We'll even make your dinner reservations for you!
Located immediately next to the US Naval Academy and a half a block to the City Dock the location is ideal; within walking distance of a dozen restaurants.
Queen Suite ($199 per night) and King Suite ($229 per night)
We also include a sumptuous continental breakfast and free parking in our courtyard. Call today; Toll free 877-330-0057.

Gramercy Mansion
1400 Greenspring Valley Road
Baltimore, MD 21153
February 12-13
Join us for a romantic Valentine's Day Wine Dinner at Gramercy Mansion catered by Chef's Expressions. This delightful six course menu created by Chefs Jerry Edwards and John Walsh is paired with hand-selected wines from France, Italy and Spain. By popular demand, two dinners are available for reservation: Thursday, February 12th beginning at 6 p.m. and Friday, February 13th beginning at 6:30 p.m. For dinner reservations, contact Chef's Expressions at 410-561-2433. However, there are additional specials and packages available during the month of February but excluding Feb. 13-15 as we have very little availability left. But the entire month is really for lovers! So for those wishing to celebrate mid-week or a different weekend in February, other specials and packages are available.

Harbor Magic
Harbor Magic is offering three packages at three hotels: Godiva Getaway, Valentine’s Day Cruise, and Fells Point Dining Experience. Each package is available at each of the hotels listed below:
The Admiral Fell Inn
888 South Broadway
Baltimore, MD. 21212
410 522 7377

The Brookshire Suites
120 East Lombard St
Baltimore, MD. 21212
410 625 1300

The Pier 5 Hotel
711 Eastern Ave.
Baltimore, MD. 21212
410 539 2000
For more information visit www.harbormagic.com/holidays/valentines.asp

Hilton Hotel Pikesville
1726 Reisterstown Road
Baltimore, MD 21208
February 12-16
For only $149.00 Per Night, you and a guest will enjoy a deluxe guest room with late checkout, an all American Breakfast for two in The Fountainside Restaurant or Room Service, champagne in room, health club privileges for two. Call today for reservations 410- 653-1100.

Hyatt Place Owings Mills
4730 Painters mill road
Owings Mills, MD 21117
February 13-15
Book Your 2009 Valentine’s Romance Package at Hyatt Place Baltimore/Owings Mills. The first package includes a four course dinner for two in Tradewinds Restaurant (right off the lobby) and one night’s lodging. The price of this package is $175.00 on Friday, Feb. 13th and $199.00 on Saturday, Feb. 14th. The second package is only available on Friday, Feb. 13th and it includes two tickets to Toby’s Dinner Theatre of Baltimore for the show “Sophisticated Ladies” and one night’s lodging. This package costs $189.00. Please call 410-633-9500 or 800-633-9511, X7212 to make reservations. For Reservations call 410-998-3630 or www.hyattplace.com.

Inn At The Colonnade Baltimore
4 West University PKWY
Baltimore, MD 21218
February 13-14
This Valentine’s Day special includes deluxe stay for two with a full American breakfast and late check-out, champagne and chocolate covered strawberries on arrival, and complimentary valet parking. In addition, receive 30 percent discount on spa services when you book your stay. For reservations, contact our Coordinator Maria at 410-554-7569.

Maple Magic
3535 Jarrettsville Pike
Monkton, MD 21111
February 15, 2009
Learn how to make tasty maple syrup using native maple trees on Ladew Topiary Garden's nature walk in beautiful Harford County. Come experience the process of maple sugaring as we head out to Ladew’s Nature Walk to identify trees, observe tapped maple trees and collect some sap. Learn how to boil down the sap to make yummy, golden brown syrup of your own.
Tasty maple snacks will be provided. 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Meet in the Ladew Studio. All ages welcome!
Regular Admission: $10 adults; $8 seniors; $5 children (ages 4 and up recommended).

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament
7000 Arundel Mills Circle
Hanover, MD 21076
February 13-15
February Special: Buy one admission at full price and get a second admission of equal or lesser value FREE! Offer expires 3/1/09.

Valentine’s Weekend Show Schedule:
2/13 8:00 p.m.
2/14 1:00 p.m. & 4:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. (offer not valid at 7:00 show on 2/14)
2/15 2:30 p.m. & 5:00 p.m.
For more information call 410-904-7003.

Mountain Branch
1827 Mountain Road
Joppa, MD 21085
February 13-14
Mountain Branch Valentine’s Weekend Dinner is featuring a special menu which includes appetizers, salads, and entrees. To make reservations for this special weekend, call 410-836-9600, or visit www.mountianbranch.com

O'Callaghan Hotel
174 West Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
Escape to the O'Callaghan Hotel and enjoy overnight accommodations in a luxurious European style guest room, a continental breakfast, and shopping discount voucher booklet and shuttle to Westfield Annapolis Mall or downtown Annapolis.
Also, enjoy a half hour Massage or Foot Treatment at the Annapolis Day Spa located on West Street. Additional services available.
Packages starting at $250 based on double occupancy. To book your spa and hotel package call the O'Callaghan Hotel reservation department at 410-263-7700. Some restrictions may apply.

Pintail Yachts
312 Third St., Suite 102
Annapolis, MD 21403
February 14
Join us for a night on the Harbor! The cruise will set sail at 7 p.m. from Pier 5 in Baltimore. A three course meal will be served during your time out to sea. $230 per couple (price includes all tax and services and private table) Call for reservations! 1-888-37-YACHT
Tickets are non-refundable. Reservations required. Payment is due at time of reservation.

Radisson Plaza Lord Baltimore Hotel
20 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
February 13-15
Enjoy a romantic weekend at the Radisson Plaza Lord Baltimore Hotel, located in the heart of Charm City within walking distance to all Inner Harbor attractions. Your Valentine's Package includes overnight guest room accommodations for two, complimentary self parking (located in the Edison parking garage adjacent the hotel), and a complimentary bottle of champagne upon arrival. Additional amenities featured include complimentary high-speed, wireless Internet access, and fitness center. Our on-site dining feature The Lord Baltimore Grill, and The Lobby Lounge & The Coffee Bar. Room service is available as well. Call 410-539-8400 for reservations.

Rams Head On Stage
33 West Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
February 14
Valentine's Day with Bruce in the USA. Slip into your fanciest dancing duds and come celebrate Valentine's Day with Bruce in the USA! The world's number 1 tribute to Bruce Springsteen will provide live music and entertainment through the evening. Includes appetizers, a gourmet buffet dinner, dessert and a champagne toast! Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; Passed Appetizers from 7-8 p.m.; 8:15-9:15 p.m.: Buffet; 9:45p.m.: Bruce in the USA takes the stage.
Tickets are on sale now. Call 410-268-4545. The venue is 21 and up with reserved seating.

San Cameron Travel Registry
2316 Gross Avenue
Sparrows Point, MD 21219
Valentine’s Day Weekend for lovers!
Choose a San Cameron Waterside Travel Registry Guest Cottage for an unforgettable and unique Valentine’s Day weekend breakaway. Guest will discover the joys of complete seclusion and romance for two in a private nautical setting on serene North Point, just 30 minutes southeast of Baltimore. Package includes: romantic arrival fruits and chocolates tray, special boxed pair of champagne flutes with bottle of sparkling juice or non-alcoholic champagne, bouquet of flowers to say “I love you”, and personalized “Sweetheart Cake” for two. Super value Valentine’s week-end special starting from $139 per night, per couple. Visit www.sancamregistry.com or call Dot Colvin at 443-717-3186.

Sheraton Baltimore North
903 Dulaney Valley Road
Baltimore, MD 21204
February 12-15
Bring your sweetheart for a romantic getaway at the Sheraton Baltimore North. Enjoy the Sweetheart Deluxe Package which includes overnight accommodations, champagne toast during dinner, Rain 903 Valentine’s Dinner package, and breakfast for two in Rain 903 for only $149 per couple (inclusive of all taxes and gratuities).

The New Fairfield Inn & Suites White Marsh
8477 Cordon Way
Baltimore, MD 21236
All year round
The New Fairfield Inn & Suites has a year round romance package that is especially popular around Valentine’s Day. The package includes fresh flowers, a box of chocolates and Champagne (Sparkling Cider also an option). For more information about this package and available suites call 1-800-228-9290 or visit www.marriott.com/hotels/hotel-deals/bwims-fairfield-inn-and-suites-white-marsh/?offerInfo=365894.

The Walters Art Museum
600 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21204
January 24, 2009 - April 19, 2009
Wednesday-Sunday
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
The Romance of the Rose, a 13th-century poem written in Old French, was among the most popular and influential literary texts of its day. The allegorical treatment of such an enduring subject as "Love" and the exploration of the notion of "Quest" make this focus show widely accessible to diverse audiences. The exhibition features nine different manuscripts of the Romance of the Rose drawn from collections in North America, along with a selection of medieval ivories from the Walters collection. The exhibition is a collaborative project between the Walters, Johns Hopkins University, and the Bibliotheque Nationale in Paris.

The Westin Annapolis Hotel
100 Westgate Circle
Annapolis, MD 21401
February 12-15 (Hotel Packages)
February 9-15 (Valentine’s Dinner)
Embrace Package
: Experience accommodations from $249 per night. Reignite your flame with comlimentary chocolate and champagne delivered to your room upon arrival and renew your senses with evening turndown service.
Heavenly Package: Experience accommodations from $299 per night. Reignite your flame with comlimentary chocolate and champagne delivered to your room upon arrival, Savor your moments shared together with dinner for two at Azure, renew your senses with evening turndown service, and linger just a little bit longer with breakfast for two the next morning in Azure or through room service.
The Westin Annapolis is pleased to be offering a special dinner ($90 per couple, plus tax and gratuity).
The Westin Annapolis is also offering two Valentine’s packages:
Valentine’s Embrace Package ($199 plus tax) Includes: Chocolates and Champagne upon arrival, overnight guestroom for two adults, breakfast for two in Azure or through Room Service the next morning.
Heavenly Valentine’s Package ($249 plus tax) Includes: Chocolates and Champagne upon arrival, overnight guestroom for two adults, dinner for two in Azure, breakfast for two in Azure or through Room Service the next morning.
Call 410-972-4300 or visit www.westin.com/annapolis for more information.

The Westin Annapolis and Morton's The Steakhouse in Annapolis
100 Westgate Circle
Annapolis, MD 21401
Now through March 31, 2009
Westin Annapolis and Morton’s have teamed up to offer a "Dine and Stay Package" for Valentine's Day and beyond. The package includes one night accommodations at The Westin Annapolis and dinner for two at Morton's The Steakhouse for $200, excluding tax and additional charges. For more information, call The Westin Annapolis at 410-972-4300 or Morton's The Steakhouse at 410-280-1170.

The Winter Escape at Antrim 1844
30 Trevanion Road
Taneytown, MD 21787
Our Valentine’s Day package includes overnight accommodations; Afternoon tea in formal drawing rooms; Evening Hors d’oeuvres served in the Antebellum Mansion; Six-Course dinner in Antrim’s Renowned Smokehouse Restaurant; Continental Breakfast Wake-Up Tray delivered to your door; A Country Gourmet Breakfast served in the Mansion
Rates for rooms are:
$119 per person Sunday through Friday; $169 per person Saturdays
All Suites and Outbuildings Guest Rooms are an additional
$30 per person tax gratuity and beverages are additional
One may enhance any of the packages with the following items:
The Romance package: $95

*Six Chocolate Covered Strawberries
*Bottle of Charles De Fere Champagne
*A Dozen Roses

Six Chocolate Covered Strawberries $15.00
A Dozen Roses $65.00
Seasonal Flower Arrangement $50.00
Champagne $28.00 and up
Fruit and Cheese Platter for two $16.00
A bottle of the Featured Red or White Wine $30.00
Couples Massage $170.00 (only available in certain rooms)

Zachary's Jewelers
100 Main Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
February 8
Zachary's Jewelers is once again holding its Valentine's Day Love Letter contest via YouTube.com. Last year's contest was a great success. Said Stephen Samaras, "Our store was filled to capacity and everyone had a wonderful time." The internet promotion reached every age group, with the eventual winner being in his 70s. Participants enjoyed the challenge of drafting an "old fashioned" love letter free of texting abbreviations and symbols. Samaras said, "The unlimited reach of the internet provided Zachary's with access to people it had been unable to reach through conventional means of advertising."
All you have to do is write a romantic letter, register for the contest online at Zacharys.com, and attend a celebratory brunch at Zachary's on February 8, 2009, at 11:00 a.m. Diamond jewelry to value over $10,000 in necklace, earrings and other will be awarded to the top three letter writers.

Z Best Limousines Inc.
6809 Ritchie Highway
Glen Burnie, MD 21061
February 14
Inside the limousine you will discover soft neon and mood lighting, and romantic melodies. Our professional chauffeurs will stock the vehicle with ice and bottled water. We can also have boxed roses and carnations in the limo for a small additional fee.
Your Valentine's limousine is waiting for only $299 for three hours of service in an eight-passenger Lincoln limousine. This is a once-a-year opportunity; so call 800-406-0301 early to reserve your limousine.

EASTERN SHORE

Cambridge House
112 High Street
Cambridge, MD 21613
Snuggle in one of the cozy guest rooms featuring a fireplace with romantic candelabra, where a lovely vase of flowers and a box of gourmet chocolates will be waiting. We will also make a dinner reservation for you at a local restaurant as part of this romantic getaway. Stroll along the wharf and through the historic district, then venture into the quaint downtown, where the shops are unique and the owners are friendly. Or, if quiet one-on-one time is all you need, just relax at the B&B. Bring your swim suits and relax under the stars in our outdoor hot tub.
Room rate plus $40. For more information call 410-221-7700 or visit http://www.cambridgehousebandb.com/index.html.

Dove Valley Vineyard & Winery
645 Harrington Road
Rising Sun, MD 21911
February 14
Valentines Night at the Winery! From 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. enjoy this special evening with fine wine, live music, and a scrumptious dinner. All attendees will be automatically entered to win a one night stay for two at the Elk Forge Inn & Spa. A winner will be drawn at the end of the night. Please RSVP by February 2. Tickets are on sale for $25.00 per couple; this includes your first glass of wine, music, and food. For more information please call 410-658-8388.

Elk Forge B&B Inn and Spa
807 Elk Mill Road
Elkton, MD 21921
Valentine’s Special
The Elk Forge is offering a Valentine Day special a “Hugs and Kisses” GIFT CERTIFICATE for a two night stay a romantic Inn and Spa ranging from $178.00-$518.00. The gift certificate you receive is delivered by a complimentary, snuggly Teddy Bear( 7-12”) bearing a decorated bag of Hershey’s Chocolate Kisses to your loved one. Please visit the website for more information info@elkforge.com or call 410-392-9007. Place your order by February 10, 2009.

Fresco’s Restaurant
8203 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842
February 13-14
Enjoy a Valentine’s Day weekend with a five course dinner, $65 per person. There will be appetizers for two: crab & prosciutto bruschetta, Carpaccio and oyster casino; cream of crab, Caesar salad or berry and goat cheese salad; pasta course of heart-shaped ravioli stuffed with shrimp and butternut squash served with acorn squash and pancetta sauce; entrees include half stuffed lobster with Chateaubriand for two, chicken saltimbocca, rack of lamb, veal and lobster, garlic rib eye, rockfish Chesapeake or cherry duck breast and dessert. Please visit the website www.ocfrescos.com or contact 410-524-8202 for more information.

Grand Hotel
2100 Baltimore Avenue
Ocean City, MD 21842
February 13-14
The Grand Salon and Day Spa are offering New Service for the New Year. Couples massage overlooking the Ocean is only $150.00 per couple. You can also enjoy a couples massage and one night stay in a romantic Jacuzzi room for $229.00 per couple or couples massage with a two night stay in a Jacuzzi room for $299.00 per couple. For more information please visit our website http://www.grandhoteloceancity.com or call 800-447-6779.

Hilton Suites Ocean City Oceanfront
32nd Street and Oceanside
Ocean City, MD 21842
February 13
“Valentine’s by the Sea” Package: This package includes 3 days and 2 nights in an oceanfront Jacuzzi suite, with gourmet dinner for two, champagne and chocolate covered strawberries in your suite upon arrival and rose petals adorning your bed all for $359.00 per couple. For more information visit the website www.oceancityhilton.com or call 866-729-3200.

Hotels at Fager's Island
201 60th Street
Ocean City, MD 21842
February 1 - 29, 2009
The Fager’s Island Hotel will be offering luxurious suite accommodation with one or two night packages, dinner at Fager’s Island Restaurant, along with $50.00 coupons toward dinner for two. The turndown services, two splits of champagne, continental breakfast and Cupid’s Sangria on arrival. For more information, please visit our website http://www.hotels@fagers.com or call
(410) 525-5400.

Howard Johnson's 12th St
1109 Atlantic Avenue
Ocean City, MD 21842
Valentine’s Day; February 11-13
The Howard Johnson’s Hotel is offering a two night accommodations with romantic dinner for two, and dessert starting at $199.00 per couple.

Hilton Suites Ocean City Oceanfront
32nd Street & Oceanside
Ocean City, MD 21842
February 13-14
Valentine's by the Sea Package includes three days and two nights in an oceanfront Jacuzzi suite,
gourmet dinner for two, champagne and chocolate covered strawberries in your suite upon arrival, and rose petals adorning your bed. This package cost $359 per couple, which includes tax and gratuity. For a reservation please call 866-729-3200.

Hyatt Resort Chesapeake Bay
100 Heron Blvd. at Route 50,
Cambridge, MD 21613
February 13-14
Take the time to reconnect. Enjoy time for just the two of you during your stay at Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa & Marina. You only need each other. We'll provide an unforgettable setting and all the romantic touches. With our Amour Package, you'll enjoy a daily $40 Food and Beverage Credit, Champagne and Strawberries, and a 1:00p.m. Late Checkout. For reservation call 410-901-1234 or visit http://www.chesapeakebay.hyatt.com/hyatt/hotels/index.jsp.

Restaurant at Lighthouse Sound
12723 Street Martin's Neck Road
Bishopville, MD 21813
The restaurant at Lighthouse Sound has special menu for a special couple it consist of four courses for $99.00. The first course choice of shrimp cocktail or wrapped scallops, second course choice of lobster bisque or house salad, entrée choice of filet mignon with lobster tail or seafood trio (crab cake, lobster tail and shrimp scampi), choice of dessert to share. To find out more information please call visit www.lighthousesound.com or contact us at 1-888-554-4557.

Seaside Boat Show
Ocean City Convention Center
40th Street & Bay.
4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842
February 13-15
The “Boat Show that Works for Kids,” featuring fishing boats, electronics, clothing, sailboats, kayaks, pottery and art, plus insurance and financing information.

The Grand Hotel
21st St and Boardwalk
Ocean City, MD 21842
The Grand Hotel is offering a two night Valentine Day inclusive direct oceanfront room, half dozen roses, 1box of delicious chocolates, one bottle of champagne and souvenir glasses, the premier rate $279.00 and east $299.00. Please visit the website at www.grandhoteloceancity.com or call 800-447-6779 for more information.


SOUTHERN REGION

Blue Heron Bed & Breakfast
14614 Solomons Island Road
Solomons, MD 20688
February and March
"Couples that Play with Food Together, Stay Together!" This package includes luxurious waterfront accommodations for two, a gourmet cooking lesson/demonstration dinner and wine tasting that is tailored for the individual tastes and skill levels of the guests, and of course a wonderful breakfast in the morning. Pricing will vary depending on room type and the menu that is created with the guest. Call 410-326-2707 to book now.

Chesapeake Beach Resort and Spa
4165 Mears Avenue
Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732
February 13-16
One night accommodation for two, champagne & chocolate covered strawberries, $100 dinner voucher at the Rod n’ Reel Restaurant and a late check-out (noon).
Contact Sandy Walker at 410-257-5596; Sandy.walker@cbresortspa.com; www.chresortspa.com

Chesapeake Valentine's Experience
Herrington on the Bay Eco-Lifestyle Catering & Events
7151 Lake Shore Drive
Rose Haven, MD 20714
February 13
Five-course gourmet dinner featuring Roasted Chincoteague Oysters, Herrington's Signature Salad, Canape of Roasted Duck Breast, Tenderloin of Beef, and Bittersweet Chocolate Cheesecake perfectly paired with wines of the world! Fun for couples & friends.
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
$89.00 per person/ $175.00 for two
Enjoy Valentine's weekend in a beachfront room after the event! Herrington Harbour Inn is offering hot tub rooms at $109.00 & deluxe rooms at $89.00 per night, a special rate for all attendees! Call 301-261-5700 to make reservations. Visit us online at www.herringtononthebay.com

Sleep Inn & Suites
6860 Crain Highway
LaPlata, MD 20646
February 13-14
Valentine’s Day Special includes the following: Bottle of champagne, Dinner provided by Apple Spice Junction delivered to your suite, romantic movie in the Banquet Room, deluxe hot Continental Breakfast, and late check-out. Price: Jacuzzi Suite ($204.99) and Single King Suite ($169.99)
Check in is at 3:00 p.m. Dinner delivered to guest suites between 7:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and includes roasted chicken, steamed vegetables, mashed potatoes & gravy, bread and butter. Movie starts promptly at 9:00 p.m. in the Charles Carroll Room. Enjoy our indoor pool, hot tub and exercise room between 6:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. daily. Deluxe hot continental breakfast served in breakfast room between 6:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. Late check-out time of 12:00 noon. We are a smoke free hotel. Prices subject to availability. Call hotel directly at 301-392-0065 to make reservations

WESTERN REGION

Antietam Guest House
111 West Chapline Street
Sharpsburg, MD 21782
February
During the month of February, Antietam Guest House offers 14 percent off all bookings.
The guest house is an 1856 log and stone home. We rent to one party at a time. Four miles from Shepherdstown, WV, home of great restaurants. Contact Vernell Doyle 301 992 9767; please see our VRBO.com/168499 listing for more details.
Valentines package which includes a two nights stay, with a five course private dinner served on Saturday night, a bottle of champagne and chocolates. The price for a queen room package is $620.00 plus tax. A King room package is $670.00 plux tax.

Bella Salon & Spa and Prime Outlets-Hagerstown
1691 Langley Drive
Hagerstown, MD 21740
February 14
Treat your sweetheart to a one hour massage with a complementary hot chocolate back scrub and receive 10 percent off your next hour massage for that special someone. This package costs $75.00. Our second package includes a one hour facial with a complementary hand scrub and receive 10 percent off your next hour facial for the special someone ($75.00).
Both packages includes Prime Outlets Hagerstown Goody bag including signature tote, coupon book, Lancome cosmetics kit, Coca-Cola Product and manicure set. For information call Prime Outlets-Hagerstown at 301-790-2031 or Bella Salon & Spa at 301-665-1060

Comfort Suites
1801 Dual Highway
Hagerstown, MD 21740
February 13-14
You’re invited to enjoy a Romantic Getaway at the three-star, 100 percent non-smoking Comfort Suites. Your stay will include a romance goody bag, 10 percent discount for dinner at your choice of either Always Ron's Restaurant or Texas Roadhouse, a coupon good towards a free Prime Outlets discount shopping guide, deluxe hot continental breakfast, use of our indoor heated pool/spa, and exercise room. All rooms are equipped with microwave, mini fridge, coffeepot, alarm clock, and wired and wireless internet.
Rate Per Night:
Queen/Queen or King Suite: $95.00 + tax
King Jacuzzi Suite: $140.00 + tax
Queen/Queen Efficiency with full size stove and refrigerator $120.00 + tax

Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites
241 Railway Lane
Hagerstown, MD 21740
February 13-14
Let us make dinner reservations for you and your Valentine. Next enjoy a delightful evening in one of our suites. Then rise and shine with your Valentine and savor our complimentary deluxe hot breakfast. Subject to availability; Pre-arranged discounts available at select restaurants. 33 percent discount off standard suite rate. Call 1-888-551-0222 today. Advance reservations required.

Hampton Inn
18300 Peak Circle
Hagerstown, MD 21742
February 13-14
Our Romance Package includes: Jacuzzi or whirlpool room, sparkling cider, fresh strawberries, chocolate candies, fragrant candles, flavored coffees, fresh flowers, late check out 1 p.m.
Cost is $199 plus tax . A 48 hour reservations is required. Packages based on availability. 24 hour cancellations required. These same amenities can be available in a king room without Jacuzzi or whirlpool for $169.00 plus tax. Call to make reservations: 240-420-1970

Inn on Potomac
400 North Potomac Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740
February 13-14
The Inn on Potomac is offering a Romance package for Valentine’s Day. The package will include a two night stay in the Red Room ($375 not including room tax), champagne and strawberries at check-in, 60 Minute Facial, 60 Minute Massage, and a full breakfast included both mornings. For general information and/or reservations please call 301-739-5679 or email innonpotomac@myactv.net

Plaza Hotel
1718 Underpass Way
Hagerstown, MD 21740
February 13-15
Valentines Package for two includes one night lodging in a king Room, continental breakfast in the Fireside Restaurant, bottle of Tosti Asti Spumanti upon arrival, chocolate covered strawberries, and 15 percent discount coupon on dinner in the Fireside Restaurant. Also enjoy the indoor heated pool, whirlpool and sauna. Reservations must be made in advance. Check in is at 3 p.m. and a late checkout at 1 p.m. $145.89 per night. Call 301-797-2500 today for reservations.

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