Escape the City for a Romantic Valentine’s Day Getaway at a Bed and Breakfast or Country Inn

Say goodbye to city stress with a romantic rendezvous at cupid-approved accommodations. Stay at one of these eight bed and breakfast inns selected by to celebrate the season of love with your valentine!

By Shirley Anitra Swagerty

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Still unsure about what to do for Valentine’s Day? It is not too late! Be spontaneous and take your love to Miss Molly’s Inn in Chincoteague Island, Virginia for the weekend before (February 10-12) and receive three nights for the price of two. A bottle of chilled Champagne and melt-in-your-mouth truffles await your arrival! Need a bit more notice? Then go for the three-day weekend right after the holiday and receive 10% off. Linger over mimosas at a late Sunday brunch without the dread of Monday morning reality.

wedding_celebration_-R-SBEnjoy a Valentine’s Day special during the entire month of February at 1848 Island Manor Inn in Chincoteague Island, Virginia. Stay two nights and Sam and Lin Mazza will give you the third night free, a champagne split and delicious chocolates with their compliments. This is the perfect setting to relax and give your loved one the gift of your undivided attention. The romantic ambiance welcomes weddings and intimate elopements which are popular here.

Wedding Bell Bliss
Ready to tie the knot at a romantic country inn? February 14 is a popular wedding date shared by many couples around the world. Norman Cartwright-Brown, a court-appointed Celebrant of Marriage for the Commonwealth of Virginia marries couples in non-ecumenical services at The Conyers House in Sperryville, Virginia. Nature lovers enjoy saying their vows amid the gorgeous garden setting; adventurers opt for a mountaintop experience overlooking Old Rag; and for a more intimate ceremony, have your nuptials in the spacious formal drawing room. Honeymoons here can include couples horseback riding on the scenic trails.

brownwood-tx-inns-staroftexasbedbreakfast-niceHas city stress been compounded by the pressure of popping the question and planning a wedding? Star of Texas Bed & Breakfast in Brownwood, Texas is a popular elopement destination on 20 Hill Country acres. Marry in a romantic native garden with outdoor decks or the Texas Star Garden Chapel. Select a basic or ultimate elopement package that will make your memorable wedding most meaningful. Debbie and Don Morelock are experts at planning and performing the perfect ceremony. Honeymoon accommodations offer a blend of privacy and pampering.

Celebrate Cupid Style
Valentine’s Day gives couples an opportunity to celebrate their love. Your sweetheart will smile as you travel together to a secret destination. Iowa House in Ames, Iowa is a great getaway with an eclectic blend of vintage and modern. Located in a college town, just three blocks from the central Campus of Iowa State University, there are plenty of restaurants and attractions nearby if you want to step away from the delightful accommodations that include whirlpool tubs, pillowtop beds and pleasing amenities.

randomimage13Surrounded by the year-round destination of Marblehead, Massachusetts, the elegant Marblehead Inn offers all-season comfort that Cupid would be proud of. Lavish guest accommodations are tastefully furnished with Victorian Country décor to impart the grace and hospitality of a bygone era. Stay in a spacious suite with a bedroom, kitchenette, living room and whirlpool tub in the private bath.

Sunny Days and Starry Nights
If a cozy romantic hideaway sounds inviting, then Four Kachinas Inn is calling your name. Modern luxury meets Southwestern charm at this delightful bed and breakfast in Santa Fe, New Mexico. All accommodations include a garden patio and sumptuous daily breakfast. The superb concierge staff can help maximize comfort and enjoyment. Culture enthusiasts will appreciate the location to explore the nearby blend of heritage, natural beauty and cosmopolitan ambiance.

BedRoom1Thoughtful niceties as well as all the necessities for a truly romantic Valentine’s Day getaway are provided at England House Bed and Breakfast in Flagstaff, Arizona. Luxurious and spacious guest rooms and suites are amenity-filled retreats with fresh flowers, a clawfoot or jetted spa tub and embroidered robes. Laurel Dunn loves to play Cupid and bestow lots of little surprises on guests that will enhance each stay. Stargazing on the back deck is an awe-inspiring experience in the world’s first International Dark Sky City.