updated 1/21/2009 2:52:45 PM ET 2009-01-21T19:52:45

Asheville, N.C.: Three-course breakfast and roses
The quaint AppleWood Manor Inn, owned by a couple and their two dogs, has a romance package that combines accommodations, three-course breakfast daily, an afternoon social with refreshments and tea (served with linen napkins and fine china), a dozen roses and a chilled sparkling beverage in your room. Some of the antique-filled rooms at this B&B have fireplaces and two-person bathtubs. Rates start at $225 per room per night, or $450 for the required two-night stay. The inn is booking up fast, so hurry!

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When: Ongoing.

Details: Does not include taxes of 11 percent. Based on double occupancy. Requires a two-night stay.

Contact: 800/442-2197, applewoodmanor.com.

Charleston, S.C.: A horse-drawn carriage ride and cozy inn
Planters Inn has a Bear Market Holiday package that includes accommodations, breakfast daily and a horse-drawn carriage tour of Charleston's historic district. The hotel is in a fully restored 1840s building, and its 64 inviting rooms have high ceilings and four-poster beds. Share a sweet treat at Cupcake (get more ideas for things to do in our 25 Reasons We Love Charleston story). Rates from $200 per room per night.

When: Through Feb. 26, 2009.

Details: Does not include taxes of 13 percent. Based on double occupancy.

Contact: 800/845-7082, plantersinn.com.

Chicago: In-room massages and wine-and-cheese pairing
The Valentine's Day package at the InterContinental Chicago includes accommodations, champagne and strawberries, in-room 30-minute massage for two (a $150 value) and a decadent wine, cheese, and chocolate pairing at Eno (a $50 value). Our Eat Like a Local: Chicago story has more picks for enjoying one of America's top foodie destinations. Bundle up with your sweetheart and set out to explore downtown. The hotel is near the shop-lined Magnificent Mile and Millennium Park, which has art installations and a garden. Rates from $249 per room per night.

When: Through Feb. 28, 2009.

Details: Does not include taxes of 15 percent. Based on double occupancy.

Contact: 312/944-4100, icchicagohotel.com.

Deer Creek, Ohio: Never leave the resort
The Deer Creek Resort is offering a Love Boat Package that includes accommodations, breakfast daily, a bottle of wine in your room and a special Valentine's Day dinner at Rafter's, the resort's restaurant. About 30 minutes south of Columbus, the resort has an indoor pool and 3,100 acres with a lake, trails, and the opportunity to spot some winter wildlife. Basically, you never have to leave the resort — great for spending some quality couple time. Rates from $140 per room per night, or $280 for the required two-night stay.

When: Feb. 13-15, 2009.

Details: Does not include taxes of 13 percent. Based on double occupancy. Requires a two-night stay.

Contact: 866/292-9391, visitdeercreek.com.

Las Vegas: Champagne and a three-course dinner
The JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort is offering a Kissable Getaway Package that includes accommodations, in-room champagne and chocolate, and a three-course dinner at Ceres. The hotel has a huge spa and is just a few minutes from the Strip. Rates from $199 per room per night.

When: Feb. 12-15, 2009.

Details: Does not include taxes of 9 percent. Based on double occupancy. Use promo code PKGV.

Contact: 877/869-8777, jwlasvegasresort.com.

New York City: VIP tickets to the Met
The Apple Core hotels (the Comfort Inn Midtown, the Hotel at Times Square, the La Quinta Manhattan, the Red Roof Inn Manhattan and the Ramada Inn Eastside), are featuring the Art & Love Package. It includes accommodations, breakfast daily, a bottle of champagne and two VIP tickets to the Met that enable you to skip any admission lines. One of the museum's timely exhibits, “Art and Love in Renaissance Italy,” showcases sumptuous artworks and other rare artifacts (like one of the earliest known wedding rings). Make a date of it — the museum is open late on Fridays and Saturdays. Rates start at $200 per room per night.

When: Feb. 9-16, 2009.

Details: Does not include taxes of 13 percent or local fees of $4 per room per night. Based on double occupancy.

Contact: 800/567-7720, applecorehotels.com.

Portland, Ore.: Private massage instruction
Kimpton Hotels & Resorts' cheeky Rub the One You're With package includes accommodations, a bottle of champagne, free parking, a private one-hour massage-instruction class and a massage kit with bath salts and massage oil. The package is available at lots of Kimpton locations in the U.S. We like the Hotel Monaco Portland and the Hotel Vintage Plaza; rates start at $319 per room per night at both hotels.

When: Through March 31, 2009.

Details: Does not include taxes of 13 percent. Based on double occupancy.

Contact: 800/5467866, kimptonhotels.com.

San Diego: Ballet tickets and a three-course tasting menu
The U.S. Grant hotel has an Indulge, Dance and Romance package available over Valentine's that covers accommodations, a three-course tasting menu with wine at the Grant Grill, chocolates and tickets to the San Diego Ballet's production of “Romeo and Juliet” (a $100 value). The 317-room hotel has hosted 13 U.S. presidents and has been around for 96 years. There's a formally decorated lobby and lounge, and rooms have marble sinks and baths. There are lots of things to do in the swinging Gaslamp Quarter, where the hotel is located — see some our favorite activities in our story. Rates start at $350 per room per night.

When: Feb. 14, 2009.

Details: Does not include taxes of 13 percent. Based on double occupancy.

Contact: 800/237-5029, usgrant.net.

Sedona, Ariz.: Chocolate-cooking demo and couples’ yoga
The Enchantment Resort is hosting a slew of activities to entice lovers. A sweetheart yoga class, with soothing music and candles; a chocolate-cooking demo, where you'll learn three organic recipes; and an Aura Soma Color Reading, a lecture on how couples can value what they each contribute to relationships, are among the offerings. The resort is on 70 acres in the Coconino National Forest. All accommodations are adobe-style with outdoor decks and are decorated with Southwestern colors. Rates start at $295 per room per night, and all activities are included.

When: Feb. 13-14, 2009.

Details: Does not include taxes of 6 percent. Based on double occupancy.

Contact: 928/204-6000, enchantmentresort.com.

Washington, D.C.: Strip poker set and in-room movie
The Naughty & Nice package at Affinia hotels includes accommodations, a bottle of champagne, a strip poker set, chocolates, rose-petal turndown service, an in-room movie (the choice varies, but one available right now is “Nights in Rodanthe”) and late checkout at 4 p.m. Of the participating Affina properties (in D.C. as well as Chicago and NYC), we like the Liaison Capitol Hill, which has a hip lounge and offers in-room spa treatments (at an extra cost). Rates from $189 per room per night.

When: Through Dec. 31, 2009.

Details: Does not include taxes of 15 percent. Based on double occupancy.

Contact: 202/638-1616, affinia.com.

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