Relive the Magic at a Virginia Bed and Breakfast
Looking for a romantic place to celebrate an anniversary, enjoy a honeymoon, or propose to that special someone? I Love Inns (www.ILoveInns.com) has done the scouting work for you in Virginia – a charming bed and breakfast is sure to please your sweetheart and make a memory for both of you. Throughout the state, there are innovative gourmet restaurants, distinctive small wineries, unique locally-owned shops, outdoor adventures and beautiful scenic views for your getaway pleasure.
Victorian Retreat on the Eastern Shore
The Garden & Sea Inn in New Church has pet-friendly accommodations for a getaway weekend for you, your honey and man's best friend. Several rooms have whirlpool tubs for your enjoyment; the inn's outside attractions include a spacious front porch, a sparkling pool and an old-fashioned swing set in pretty gardens with trickling ponds. As a special treat, the innkeepers will prepare a sumptuous gourmet dinner featuring local produce and Eastern Shore seafood (advance arrangements required). They are experts at sending you off for adventures you will remember for a lifetime.
The Garden & Sea Inn
New River Views in Pearlsburg
The Inn at Riverbend is a contemporary bed and breakfast which enjoys expansive views of the New River and the surrounding valley. Wraparound decks and walls of French doors allow for quiet reflection on the scenic beauty and birds. The luxury guest rooms offer pressed high-thread-count linens, comfy bathrobes, ceiling fans, and environmentally-sensitive personal care products. Several of the rooms have whirlpools for extra appeal. Add a package from the Inn's extensive offerings, including the romantic Bubbles, Berries and Blossoms or a Swedish massage for Two, or create your own package for a celebration to remember.
The Inn at Riverbend
Whimsy beside the James River
At High Meadows Vineyard Inn in Scottsville, you’ll fall in love with this Virginia Historic Landmark on a hilltop surrounded by meadows and Pinot Noir vines. Most of the antique-filled guest rooms have warm fireplaces; some have whirlpools; all have the finest Italian linens. The guest kitchen is well-stocked with complimentary drinks and treats. The rooms have no TVs, telephones or alarm clocks so you are free to concentrate on your partner during your getaway. This bed and breakfast is close to more than 30 wineries; check with the innkeepers for local winery tours.
High Meadows Vineyard
Tranquil Spa in Northern Virginia
The Poplar Springs Inn and Spa in Casanova – could you imagine a more romantic town? Twenty-two rooms, fine dining, and a full menu of spa services creates a world away from everyday cares. If you choose to leave your room, there is a fitness center, pool, hot tub, tennis and jogging trails on the 200-acre estate. Wine dinners and spa specials let you select the perfect combination for your romantic celebration - consider their 'Ultimate Romance Package', with champagne, chocolate-covered strawberries, rose petals, dinner for two, a couples massage and breakfast delivered to your room.
Poplar Springs Inn and Spa
Winning Awards in Washington
The Federal-styleMiddleton Inn in the historic village of Washington sits on a knoll facing the Blue Ridge Mountains. Four sumptuous rooms and an 1850s cottage all provide working fireplaces and marble baths. Wine and cheese are available in the living room at cocktail hour and a full gourmet breakfast is served every morning with china and silver at individual tables in the dining room, or, in good weather, alfresco on a porch. You can relax here with your sweetheart watching the horses prance in their paddocks from the spacious front porch or walk a short distance to the charming village streets.
Romance in Colonial Williamsburg
Four luxurious rooms await you at the Liberty Rose Bed & Breakfast in Williamsburg. Elegant vintage fabrics, lace canopies, and marble baths entice you to retreat into your room. Breakfast is served at a table for two in the morning; in the afternoon, tea is served. You can enjoy the shade of the century-old trees in this most restful corner of Virginia. Local spas and award-winning golf courses, as well as the not-to-be-missed history of colonial Williamsburg and the natural lakes and wildlife preserves will provide plenty of activities for your pleasure.
Still undecided? Log onto www.iloveinns.com and browse through the 19,000 B&Bs and country inns that specialize in other events and locations that may interest you. Many of the properties listed above are also in the best-selling bed and breakfast guidebook Bed & Breakfasts and Country Inns with a Buy-One-Night-Get-One-Night-Free Certificate. ILoveInns also offers Bed and Breakfast Gift Certificates, a perfect solution to help celebrate any occasion.