If you and your sweetheart are stressed with too
much to do and not enough time in which to do it: the kids need
constant shuttling from soccer match to basketball game, you've
spent the last six out of eight weekends "catching up" from
work, the downstairs needs a new paint job and the car needs an
overhaul, you've promised your favorite local charity (again!)
that you'll head the fall fundraiser drive -- then you need a
romantic getaway in Williamsburg VA.
Just the two of you.
As when you two were a new couple, exploring each other's
interests and delighting in just being together.
Plan a romantic getaway in one of Williamsburg's many wonderful
breakfast inns and you and your partner will leave it
refreshed and rejuvenated with fond and romantic memories as you
go back to face your busy "real" lives again.
Here are some tips to plan the perfect romantic getaway in Williamsburg:
You'll need to pick a date of course. Try not to plan too far
ahead -- you could find yourself cancelling it in just a few
days because well, if the date's too far away you'll treat it as
unimportant and "something" more important is sure to come up.
Besides, spontaneity is a key to romance.
If you've children who are too young to stay home alone, you'll
need to find a sitter, of course. If your parents are happy to
watch the little ones, lucky you! But if you've no family
nearby, don't despair, you needn't hire an overnight sitter: you
could make it fun for the kids and arrange for a sleepover for
them at their best friend's house for the weekend (and offer the
parents to take their kids one weekend so that they could get
Get on your computer and research nearby inns and bed and
breakfasts. Websites such as
www.bandbwilliamsburg.com - are a fantastic way to survey
several bed and breakfasts in one place. Take a look around and
we're sure you'll find a B and B that matches you and your
sweetheart's specifications, as well as the needs of your
As you call around to make a reservation, be sure to ask the inn
if it has any special getaway packages for couples. Many
Williamsburg bed and breakfasts offer special treats for
your sweetheart, such as a bottle of champagne chilling in your
room when you arrive, or roses and chocolates lying in wait on
your bed's pillows.
Many Williamsburg Inns also offer rooms with large
Jacuzzi bathtubs, down mattresses and comforters on king-sized
beds, videos on demand on their in-room televisions, working
fireplaces, and so on. Don't be surprised if a Williamsburg bed
and breakfast can offer all of the above!
Ask around for romantic restaurant ideas. Almost all inn
proprietors know where the best restaurants are in town and can
recommend one or more to suit everyone's romantic -- and wallet
Finally, leave the cell phones and laptops at home. Give the
sitter the bed and breakfast's number and tell him to call only
in case of dire emergency.
Unplug from the electronic world and plug in to the delight of
each other's company. Your cell phone and the Internet can wait;
romance shouldn't have to.
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