Just In Time For V-Day

Flowers and chocolate are great. But a vacation will really wow your valentine. Try one of these escapes:

SONOMA, CALIFORNIA: A 19th-century vineyard estate turned 64-room inn, Macarthur Place provides entree into wine country, as well as a stellar spa offering massages in a garden teahouse on the lush grounds. From $269. (800) 722-1866,

MANCOS, COLORADO: Rent a cabin at secluded Willowtail Springs in southwest Colorado, and breakfast arrives at your cabin door. The rustic three-cabin compound is striking distance from Mesa Verde National Park and area ski slopes. A two-night package at the log cabins includes a dinner and two breakfasts for $440 per couple. (970) 533-7592,

SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO: Get cozy by your in-room fireplace at the new
Hacienda at Hotel Santa Fe. The 35-room lodging acts as an independent boutique with lofty ceilings, Native American art, hardwood floors, and a personal butler at your service. From $179. (505) 982-1200,