If you haven’t thought of Valentine’s Day ideas just yet, travel guru Scott McMurren has a go-to list of in-state getaways.


Alyeska Resort Winter Romance Package: $249 per couple

1. Bottle of Veuve Clicquot champagne

2. Handmade gourmet chocolate treat

3. Room service breakfast for two

4. Overnight accommodations


Land’s End Resort Romance Package: $139 per couple

1. Overnight accommodations

2. Dinner for two at the Chart Room restaurant, overlooking Kachemak Bay (Special Valentine’s Day Dinner Feb. 14-16)


The Lodge at Black Rapids: Rooms $199 per night

1. 250 miles from Anchorage, 2 night stay recommended

2. Built from scratch above an original roadhouse

3. “Family style” dinner served nightly