Monday, February 8, 2010

Plan the Perfect Date!

Romance will be alive and well in Salem this weekend, and you should get in on the action. Make your reservations soon, though, because our hip restaurants and fabulous accommodations are sure to book up!

Valentine's Day is on Sunday, so the holiday is begging to be stretched into a weekend of love. Here are a few awesome packages to choose from. Complete details on all of our February specials can be found on

Valentine's Package at the Hawthorne Hotel

Be a hero this Valentine's Weekend! Come to the Hawthorne Hotel and treat your sweet to our romantic Valentine's Package! Package includes: Accommodations for two, dinner for two, Champagne toast, homemade heart-shaped cookies for your room!

Valentines Special at the Northey Street House B&B

Three-night package for one couple includes fresh in room red roses & a special gift. Complimentary snacks and beverages, a hearty delicious breakfast, on-site parking, internet access, and elegant and cozy rooms await your arrival.

Visit for Valentines at The Salem Inn

For that romantic getaway you've been thinking of, spend two nights in a lovely guest room with your choice of a working fireplace or a double Jacuzzi. Champagne and chocolates await your arrival along with two souvenir Salem Inn champagne flutes to remind you of your Valentines in Salem. So you don't have to rush back to the real world, check out has been extended to 1:00pm.

And here is some inspiration for crafting the perfect date... add any of these things to a hotel package, or plan the perfect evening out.

Couples Massage at Body & Soul Massage and Wellness

A delicious treat for yourself and someone special! Relax on heated tables as our experienced massage therapists ease the stress away with chocolate lotion or aromatherapy of your choice.

My Funny Valentine at the Griffen Theatre

Five Stand up comics from the north shore are ready to have your heart break with laughter. For couples, singles, friends, or anyone with a funny bone that needs ticklin'.

Dearest Dove: The Courtship of Nathaniel & Sophia Hawthorne at the House of the Seven Gables

Celebrate romance, literature, great food, and the centennial anniversary of The House of the Seven Gables at this special Valentine’s Day program honoring the Hawthornes’ legendary love. Enjoy a performance of Dearest Dove: The Courtship of Nathaniel and Sophia Hawthorne, performed exclusively at The Gables, and have a delicious meal provided by then new on-site restaurant, Hepzibah's Waterfront Bistro. There are two shows to choose from: Saturday dinner, and Sunday brunch.

Jazz Music & Special Tours at the Peabody Essex Museum

Back by popular demand, the Peabody Essex Museum welcomes the return of Dane Vannatter and His Jazz Quartet, for an evening of Great Songs by the Great Songwriters. Enjoy the music of Duke Ellington, Ira Gershwin, and Cole Porter in the museum’s soaring glass atrium. Dance with your sweetheart under the stars and partake in our unique Valentine’s Day refreshments at the cash bar. Before the concert and during admission, PEM invites visitors on a 15 minute ‘Art of Love’ gallery tour to discover artworks of tender affection on display in our American Art Galleries.

King & Queen of Hearts Costume Ball at Rockafellas

Red and white and the whole night! February 13, 2010: 8:30 PM - 1:00 AM. Prizes will be awarded throughout the night for costumes.

For complete information and even more February specials, visit!

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