NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Love is in the air, and for some couples that means an excuse to plan a romantic getaway. Many hotels are offering Valentine’s Day getaway packages, and we have found 10 of the most romantic and affordable from around the country:
Hotel 71, Quebec: Even if you don’t speak French, you’ll be speaking the language of love by the time you leave Old Quebec. The Lover’s Package at Hotel 71 includes one night in a suite, breakfast for two, a half bottle of Veuve Cliquot champagne, a box of fine chocolates and late checkout at 2 p.m. For an additional $200, couples can enjoy a fine, three-course Italian dinner with a drink each and bottle of wine at Il Matto. Package without dinner is $280, Feb. 1-28.
Hotel Vintage Plaza, Portland, Ore.: If a wine-themed weekend is your perfect romantic getaway, the Hotel Vintage Plaza is entirely about wines, with each room named for a local winery or vineyard. Of course, the hotel also offers wine hour in the lobby. The Pinot in Portland package offers luxury accommodations, wine flights, two complimentary glasses and a bottle of wine, a map of Portland wine stops, valet parking and the complimentary wine hour. Rates on Valentine’s Day start at $279.