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A Love Surprise: Perfect Valentine's Day Getaways You Hadn't Thought Of (PHOTOS)

02/01/2012 12:43 pm ET | Updated Apr 02, 2012
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Why settle for a card and flowers for this Valentine's Day? Travel, dang it! If you're thinking of venturing out, here are six ideas you probably hadn't considered. Best of all, Valentine's Day is on a Tuesday this year, meaning you expect some extra savings on mid-week deals in most places.

Wherever you go, be sure to toast Arizona. The state turns 100 February 14.

Robert Reid, Lonely Planet's US Travel Editor, believes that travel is the greatest love of all.

Unexpected Valentines Destinations