Be our skiing Valentine!
Take advantage of long weekend specials at Canaan Valley Resort
Davis, WV (February 2009) – The stars are aligned for romance and snow sports at Canaan Valley Resort (www.canaanresort.com ) when the long Presidents’ Day weekend shares the calendar with Valentine’s Day this year. Enjoy the slopes by day and make sweet memories by night with a special lodging package and a fireside sweetheart dinner.
For the weekend of Feb. 13 to 15, Canaan Valley Resort will offer a Valentine’s Package rate of $159 per night on a two-night minimum. The package includes lodging for two, a country breakfast buffet in the Hickory Room and Beech Club privileges for the indoor pool, fitness center and whirlpool.
“The weather this year has been some of the best for skiing,” said David Bostic, Canaan Valley Resort20general manager. “All of our easy and intermediate slopes are open and more than 90 percent of the difficult slopes are as well. The terrain and tubing parks are in great shape and guests who want to do some cross country skiing or snowshoeing will find fine trails at Canaan.”
On Saturday, Feb. 14, the Hickory Room will feature a fireside sweetheart Valentine Dinner from 5 to 9 p.m., and every lady who dines there will receive a rose.
The three-course menu will have something to please every couple. Starters include jumbo shrimp cocktails, grilled vegetable strudel, baked country onion soup and a Valentine’s salad of pears, blue cheese, walnuts, golden beets and raspberry vinaigrette. Entrees include surf and turf, chicken Oscar, roasted rack of lamb with rosemary crust, Osso Buco and roasted Muscovy duck breast. Top off the meal with a sweetheart chocolate raspberry ganache with fresh berries.
Following dinner, enjoy the music of Brother Short in the Laurel Lounge from 9 p.m. to midnight. There’s no cover charge for the evening.
Canaan Valley Resort is less than 4 hours from many Mid-Atlantic seaboard cities and only 165 miles from Dulles Airport, outside of Washington DC. Guests may also choose to arrive through the Elkins Randolph County Airport that is less than 40 miles away.
The resort is located near Davis, W. Va., which was ranked one of the top ten ski towns in the nation by Men’s Journal in 2005. For more information, visit the resort’s Web site at www.canaanresort.com or call 1-800-622-4121.