Erotica on the Eastern Shore
The digs: The Inn at Easton, Easton, Md., about 70 miles from Washington.
Seven-room, Federal-style mansion circa 1790, with up-and-coming restaurant serving seasonal, Australian-influenced cuisine.
What you get: Two packages are available from Feb. 10 until Feb. 20. Both include a bottle of Veuve Cliquot Champagne and dinner at the restaurant.
The "Pack Lightly, Pet Heavy Lovers" package throws in a $50 gift certificate to nearby lingerie store and a treat bag filled with condoms, massage oil and other intimate goodies.
Those who opt for the more "Traditional Romantic Escape" package get two dozen roses instead.
The price: One or two-night options are available, but no single Saturday night stays are valid with the packages.
One night: from $440 to $685
Two nights: from $635 to $1,075
Contact info: The Inn at Easton
From the Travel Section: Inn Love:
Three Alternatives to the Inn at Little Washington (Feb. 11, 2004)
Willy Wonka Fantasy
The digs: Spa at the Hotel Hershey, Hershey, Pa., where chocolate-themed spa treatments are more the rule than the exception, about 150 miles from Washington.
What you get: Two-night "Getaway" package, $910 double. Spa credit of $175, plus a 20-minute massage and a Spa Rain Shower, with 16 shower heads.
The price: One night "Spajama" package, $558 double. Includes breakfast and $150 (per person) applied towards spa treatments. Sunday through Thursday night only.
Both packages are available until March 24.
The twists: Whipped cocoa milk bath, an exfoliating chocolate sugar scrub and chocolate fondue wrap. Evening turndown with Hershey's Kisses.