Virginia’s Fall Foliage Brightens Getaways Just for Two

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Romantic inns and B&Bs offer special packages on Virginia.org.

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Virginia's brilliant foliage and picturesque towns and wineries are the perfect place for couples to relax and reconnect.

Virginia is for Lovers is about love – pure and simple. In the fall, Virginia’s brilliant foliage and picturesque towns and wineries are the perfect place for couples to relax and reconnect. Romantic inns and B&Bs across the state feature special travel packages on http://www.Virginia.org that are perfect getaways just for two.

Below are romantic travel packages couples can enjoy this fall in Virginia. Find these and many more at http://www.Virginia.org.

The Boar's Head Bed, Breakfast & Balloon Package- Charlottesville
Situated on a picturesque 573-acre estate, The Boar’s Head offers first-class accommodations to couples in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Experience the rush of floating high above the Virginia countryside aboard a deluxe hot air balloon. The balloon flight reveals brilliant views of the rolling landscape, historic estates and rivers meandering through Piedmont farmland. After the ride, enjoy a complimentary champagne celebration at the resort before savoring a delicious breakfast. The package includes: one night's stay, breakfast for two in the Old Mill Room and a one hour hot air balloon ride (weather permitting). Package rates start from $360 per guest and include resort fees, taxes and gratuities. Offer valid through October 30, 2011.

Wings, Water & Wine: Hang Gliding Kayak Winery Package- Weirwood
Soar with Eastern Shore Hang Gliding over vineyards, Chesapeake Bay creeks and seaside marshes in the morning, then kayak those same waterways on SouthEast Expeditions' famous kayak winery tour to Chatham Vineyards in the afternoon. This package includes introductory hang gliding flight, kayak winery tour, instruction, tasting and lunch for a price of $245. Offer valid through October 31, 2011.

Discover Shenandoah National Park- Luray
Outdoor lovers will want to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Shenandoah National Park. Located just 70 miles west of Washington, D.C., Shenandoah National Park showcases the beauty, heritage and activities of this scenic destination. Discover the treasures that couples can find together on a trail with the popular self-guided Shenandoah Scavenger Hike Adventures book. Stay in the park at Skyland Resort or Big Meadows Lodge. The one night package includes overnight lodging, a bag lunch and hiking sticks for two people, a copy of the Scavenger Hike Adventures book, utility surcharge and optional National Park Foundation donation. Prices for this package start at $169 per couple plus tax. Offer valid through November 23, 2011.

Fall Foliage Around the Lake Special- Clarksville
As the leaves begin to change, relax and enjoy beautiful Lake Country at Cooper's Landing Inn and Traveler’s Tavern. Originally built in 1830, the Inn is surrounded by beautiful grounds and is truly a romantic getaway. Arrive to the smell of freshly baked homemade pumpkin bread and rum apple cider. Enjoy a two- night stay in a romantic queen sized bed, have a nice bath in the room’s exclusive claw-foot tub and warm-up by the gas fireplace. After a day of exploring, slip out back to enjoy the new 60-jet hot tub. On Sunday, have breakfast in bed or come downstairs for Sunday brunch before partaking in a private Trail Ride with Barbara at CornerStone Farms stables. Rates begin at $525 per couple. Offer valid through November 30, 2011.

Claiborne House Pic-a-nic on the Parkway Package- Rocky Mount
Centrally located between Roanoke, the Blue Ridge Parkway and Smith Mountain Lake, the Claiborne House Bed and Breakfast is a lovely 1895 Queen Ann Victorian that offers couples a relaxing getaway experience. This is the place to be for couples who want privacy and a little historic Virginia charm within a few miles of music trails, lakes and monuments. The package includes: a two night stay, sparkling cider and fresh fragrant flowers upon arrival, breakfast, a picnic lunch for two and a personalized list of the best picnic spots and leisurely hikes within an hour of The Claiborne House B&B. Prices for this package is $80 plus the rate of the room chosen. Offer valid through November 30, 2011.

The Tides Inn Suite Romance Package- Irvington
Located on its own peninsula overlooking Carters Creek, this Chesapeake Bay resort and spa is a tranquil waterfront property ideal for a romantic getaway. The package begins in the luxury of a suite and includes spa treatments, an elegant dinner and a sumptuous romantic gift basket. Rates begin at $598 per couple, per night. Offer valid through December 30, 2011.

Anniversary Package at the General Francis Marion- Marion
Celebrate that special day with a quiet getaway at the General Francis Marion Hotel in downtown Marion, Virginia. Named for a hero of the American Revolutionary War, the General Francis Marion Hotel offers couples all the comfort, convenience and amenities of a thoroughly modern hotel with the spirited ambience of the Roaring ‘20s in the heart beautiful Southwest Virginia. The package offers a luxurious getaway in the hotel’s Junior King Suite, featuring a massive four-poster king-size bed and a cozy sitting area with ultra comfortable matching arm chairs. Fresh flowers, a special gift basket and dinner in the hotel's fabulous Black Rooster Cafe' or Gallery & Lounge complete this anniversary package. Rates begin at $295 per couple. Offer valid through December 30, 2011.

Love is at the heart of every Virginia vacation. Visit http://www.Virginia.org for more trip ideas and deals for fall travel or call 1-800-VISITVA to request a free, Virginia is for Lovers Travel Guide.

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