• Take a seasonal staycation at the Toll House in Los Gatos. The hotel's "Sweet Holiday Package" includes tickets for hotel guests to take a carriage ride through the town of Los Gatos, plus mugs of hot cocoa and freshly baked cookies delivered to the room. Rates start at $134. Valid on select dates through Dec. 23. Details: http://tollhousehotel.com.

  • Purchase a $250 gift certificate from the California Association of Boutique & Breakfast Inns and receive "California Bed & Breakfast Cookbook" free ($19.95 value), plus a 124-page guide to the association's more than 200 inns. Details: www.cabbi.com/gift-certificate/.

  • Stay in Tiburon, shop or play in San Francisco under the promotion offered by The Lodge at Tiburon. The "Holiday Shop and Stay" deal includes two round-trip ferry tickets, an Embarcadero Center shopping pass and two Tiburon Toddies at the Tiburon Tavern. Rates start at $129 per night. Valid until Jan. 31. Details: http://lodgeattiburon.com.

    Deal availability may be limited. Restrictions such as blackout dates and advance-purchase requirements may apply. Prices do not include taxes, surcharges or other fees unless noted.

    -- Linda Zavoral, Staff