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January 28, 2013

Valentine’s Day is just two short weeks away! Do you have romantic plans with your special someone? Check out these sweet offers from KC Destinations:

LIGHT MY FIRE! | Overland Park, KS

This Valentine’s Day, rekindle your love with the “Light My Fire” package at the Chase Suite Hotel in Overland Park. For your added convenience, the hotel is located near a variety of upscale restaurants and shops. The package includes a 1 night stay for two, fire log, rose petals, and massage oil. Explore the special rate and availability online. Add to your special evening by wowing your sweetheart with the Andre's Nougat Heart Box from Andre’s Confiserie Suisse in Overland Park. Sliced almonds combined with caramelized sugar are formed into beautiful heart boxes, which are then rimmed with chocolate and filled with luscious chocolate candies. Purchase yours today or ship to anywhere in the country! 


WOODSTOCK INN | Independence, MO

Enjoy a romantic getaway to the Woodstock Inn in Independence during the month of February. For an additional $150, wrap up in our lush cotton Woodstock Inn robes and indulge in a couple’s one-hour massage with aromatic oils. Book online or call 816-886-5656. Room package includes:

•An overnight bed and breakfast stay in a beautifully appointed king-sized bed and a private luxury bath with whirlpool tub (Italian and French Riviera Suites)
•A dozen long stemmed red roses arranged in a vase, a box of luxury chocolates and a bottle of sparkling beverage await your arrival
•Rose Petals


What better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day than to Tie the Knot! From noon - 3 p.m., the City Market, 20 E 5th St., will officiate free weddings, with ceremonies every 15 minutes. For more details on this or other Valentine’s Day activities, visit their website.


Indulge your special someone with an evening of romance at the Crowne Plaza Kansas City - Overland Park! Enjoy a deliciously intimate dinner including your choice of entrée and dessert, flowers and champagne, chocolate covered strawberries and breakfast in bed.  Delicious fondue sauces and tantalizing turtles from Tall Grass Toffee will sweeten the deal!


WINE & DINE | Kansas City, KS

A romantic escape awaits you in Kansas City, KS.  Your second honeymoon begins at Chateau Avalon where guest rooms are elaborately themed to transport you to your dream destination enhanced with romantic extras such as rose petal turn-down service, chocolate covered strawberries and made to order breakfast served in your room.  Indulge your sweetheart with Hollywood style dining and star treatment at Final Cut Steakhouse located inside Hollywood Casino.  Final Cut offers an extensive menu of specialty dishes, homemade pastas, seafood and shellfish. Enjoy date night on a wine tour including stops at Chateau’s D’Nile Wine Bar, Rowe Ridge Vineyard & Winery and The Wine Barn for a candlelight wine tasting paired with dessert during Sweetheart Weekend.  Find more ideas at


BE MINE & TASTE WINE | Bonner Springs, KS

Be mine and taste wine!  Spend a fun and romantic evening with your Valentine sweetheart at the Bottle 12 Wine Bar, 111 Oak Street, in downtown Bonner Springs on Thursday, February 14, 7:00 p.m.  “Classes with Glasses” is for couples where you will sample four delicious wines and desserts for $50 per couple.  Each couple will also receive a rose and the opportunity to win prizes playing the Bottle12 Newlywed Game.  No reservations required.  Happy Valentine’s Day!



The Hampton Inn & Suites Merriam believes that everyone should take that one special day to treat your loved one to a romantic night out with all the perks, so we invite you to enjoy our Valentine’s Day package-Hampton style! Arrive to a beautiful vase of roses and a box of Merriam's own Russell Stover's Chocolates, then treat your loved one to a romantic Italian dinner at Johnny Cascones with live music. When you return to the hotel, you can relax in our rose petal draped Jacuzzi Suite and share a bottle of wine with two souvenir wine glasses. In the morning, you can enjoy our hot breakfast in the lobby or sleep in because your checkout will be extended to 2pm. Call the Hampton Merriam at 913-722-0800 and ask for the Valentine’s Package ($299).