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Fine Dining In New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Virginia



New Jersey

At the southern tip of New Jersey lies the historical resort town of Cape May. Popular not only for summer fun, but for those searching for a romantic Valentine weekend getaway. The Washington Inn, located in the heart of Cape May's historic district, remains one of the city's top restaurants for fine cuisine and romantic evenings. Built in 1840, it was originally a plantation house.

Washington Inn has four dining rooms including the enclosed garden, the dining porch, the garden room and the front fireplace room, each offering its own atmosphere and ambiance. For an added treat, take a tour of the basement wine cellar.

For more information, contact the Washington Inn at 801 Washington St., Cape May, NJ 08204; 609/884-5697.

Having earned Zagat’s highest honor, an Award of Excellence and being included in the international publication’s Top Restaurants in America 2006-07, The Gables in Beach Haven truly lives up to its titles.

The Victorian inn on Long Beach Island invites guests to sample one of its four-star entrees while enjoying the breathtaking sunset, and then complete the evening by staying overnight in one of the romantic rooms.

For more information, contact The Gables at 212 Centre St., Beach Haven, NJ 08008; 888/609/492-3553.

Pennsylvania

Looking to experience all the charm and romance Pennsylvania has to offer? The Hotel Hershey and Country Club in Hershey promises you a romantic dinner, or an entire weekend getaway as its been doing for the past 60 years. Known as one of the finest resorts in North America, the personalized service and tantalizing dishes will make dining a luxuriously romantic experience.

After dinner, take a winter wonderland stroll through the snowflake kissed paths that surround perfumed pine trees.

For more information, contact the Hotel Hershey and Country Club at 100 Hotel Rd., Hershey, PA 17033; 717/533-2171.

Virginia

Nothing can be more romantic than enjoying an elegant Valentine dinner amidst our nation's century-old history. Such is the dining experience you will encounter when at Kenmore Inn in Fredericksburg.

Even if touring the historical buildings and buying Virginia antiques aren't your style on a brisk Valentine's Day, enjoying delicious international cuisine will make you forget the hardships that our pioneer ancestors underwent in meal preparation.

For more information, contact the Kenmore Inn at 1200 Princess Anne St., Fredericksburg, VA 22401; 540/ 371-7622.