Weekend getaways for under $200

February 4, 2010 4:20:09 PM PST
Weekend getaways under $200! From relaxed trips on the beach to big thrills in the snow, ideas to match every mood!

Ocean Views:

The Inn at Mama's Fish House, Maui, HI
From $175; mamasfishhouse.com or 800/860-4852.

Venice Breeze Suites, L.A.
From $135 (from $155 for ocean view); two-night minimum; venicebreezesuites.com or 310/ 566-2222

Playa Viva, Near Zihuatanejo, Mexico
From $295 U.S., including room, all meals, airport transfers, yoga classes, and unlimited beer and organic tequila; playaviva.com or 650/292-0432

Hotel Maya, Long Beach, CA
From $169; hotelmayalongbeach.com or 562/435-7676


Sedona Rouge Hotel, AZ
From $199; sedonarouge.com or 866/312-4111

The Horizon Hotel, Palm Springs
Sunset readers get a special rate of $199 during February; two-night minimum on weekends; breakfast included; thehorizonhotel.com or 760/323-1858

The Cottages of Napa Valley, Near Yountville, CA
In high season, nightly rates start at $375, but through February, a special package gets you two nights, plus dinner at Thomas Keller's Ad Hoc and a private wine tasting, for $495. All told, a pretty sweet deal in these parts. napacottages.com or 707/252-7810.

Hotel Lana'I, Lanai, HI
$179, including breakfast; hotellanai.com or 808/565-7211

Solitude, Near Salt Lake City
Gourmet Escape package: $198 for a room for two at the Inn at Solitude, including breakfast, plus $100 per person for the yurt dinner; skisolitude.com or 877/517-7717

Rancho Pescadero, Near Todos Santos, Mexico
From $185 U.S., including breakfast; ranchopescadero.com or 650/823-0815

A laid-back escape:

Grand Targhee Resort, WY
From $129; grandtarghee.com or 800/827-4433

Glendeven Inn, Near Mendocino, CA
From $139, including breakfast; glendeven.com or 707/937-0083

Greer Lodge, Greer, AZ
From $89; two-night minimum on weekends; greerlodgeaz.com or 928/735-7216

Tamarack Lodge, Mammoth Lakes, CA
Lodge saltwater swimming pool, spa, rooms from $79, fireplace cabins shower house, and organic from $169; tamaracklodge.com or garden. The famed beaches 760/934-2442

Hawaii Island Retreat, Big Island, HI
Yurts from $175; hawaiiislandretreat.com or 808/889-6336

An Offbeat Adventure:

The Inn at Manzanillo Bay, Troncones, Mexico
From $138 U.S.; manzanillobay.com or +52-755-553-2884

Yellowstone National Park
Rooms from $89; elkhornlodgemt.com or 406/838-2332. Tours from $635; through Feb 28; yellowstoneassociation.org or 866/4397375. $25 park entrance fee.

Summit Meadow, Mt. Hood, OR
From $165; two-night minimum; summitmeadow.com or 503/272-3494

Lake Quinault Lodge , Olympic National Park
From $89; visitlakequinault.com or 866/297-7367

Chena Hot Springs Resort,Near Fairbanks
From $189; chenahotsprings.com or 907/451-8104

For more information and getaway ideas, visit sunset.com/winter-trips.

About Katie Tamony:
She is VP and editor-in-chief of Sunset, the magazine of Western living. Based in Menlo Park, Calif. The magazine has a circulation of more than 1.2 million readers throughout the 13 Western states. Ms. Tamony joined the company in 1994 as a copy editor, and was named copy chief later that year. In 1995, she helped launch the custom publishing division as editor. Ms. Tamony was named editorial director in 1997 and was promoted to vice president and director of custom publishing in 2000. Prior to joining Sunset, Ms. Tamony was an associate editor and then managing editor with Northern California Home & Garden. A native of Sebastopol, Calif., Ms. Tamony earned a bachelor's degree in history from the University of California at Berkeley.

About Sunset Magazine:
Sunset magazine is the premier guide to life in the West, covering the newest and best ideas in Western home design and landscaping, food and entertaining, and regional travel in 13 Western states. Sunset and sunset.com are part of the Lifestyle group of magazines and websites published by Time Inc., the largest magazine publisher in the U.S., and a leading publisher in the U.K. and Mexico. Website: http://www.sunset.com