It's February, and love is in the air! Vermont is a wonderful place to visit with the family, but it's also a great location to bring your significant other. Whether you're looking for a ski & stay weekend with your sweetie, or a weekday retreat with your spouse for some great food and relaxation, many places to stay in Vermont offer packages and specials just for the two of you (and most are more than happy to help you plan the perfect romantic vacation of your dreams if you ask). Here are just a few places we recommend taking your sweetheart:
The Grafton Inn is one of the oldest operating inns in America and a member of the National Register of Historic Places. The Inn offers 45 rooms, suites and guest houses with a unique combination of historic charm and all the modern amenities you need. Savor casual dining at the Phelps Barn Pub, or enjoy the candlelit ambiance of the Old Tavern Restaurant, with its focus on farm-to-table dining. If you’re seeking the perfect romantic getaway, the Grafton Inn offers a variety of options to help you experience the getaway you deserve.
Romantic Rendezvous Package:
Enjoy an intimate candlelight dinner at The Old Tavern Restaurant then retire to your room where a chilled bottle of champagne, a bouquet of fresh seasonal flowers, a single rose on the pillow and Grafton Village Cheese await you. Package starts at only $399! Please mention VERMONT.COM when contacting the Grafton Inn for more information at 800-843-1801.
The Inn at Weston offers 13 graciously appointed guestrooms in three buildings: the Carriage House, the Main Inn, and the Coleman House. Each location offers a luxurious respite designed to provide calm and comfort. The fine dining restaurant is open from June through New Year’s Eve, where you can enjoy an unforgettable three course dinner in the romantic dining room (or outside on the flower-filled deck and gazebo in the warmer months). Romantic Vermont getaways are perfect at this beautiful bed and breakfast, full of relaxation, service and romance.
Romantic Hideaway Package:
Enjoy two-nights lodging in the room of your choice, romantic Horse Drawn Sleigh Ride Over the River & Through the Woods, a Bottle of Champagne and Bountiful Fruit & Cheese Platter for Two, and a Full multi-course country breakfast each morning. Package starts at only $469! Please mention VERMONT.COM when contacting the Inn at Weston for more information at 802-824-6789.
The Essex Resort & Spa is an 18-acre property located just outside Burlington, VT, with 120 inviting rooms, two restaurants, a full-service Spa, Salon & Fitness Center, indoor & outdoor pools, and three public teaching kitchens in Cook Academy. Also known as Vermont's Culinary Resort, The Essex is the Burlington area's only AAA Four-Diamond hotel, and offers the only full-service spa in the Burlington, VT area. It's the perfect place to escape with your special someone for a romantic getaway.
Romantic Getaway Package:
Enjoy two night's accommodations, a bottle of sparkling wine & a house-made chocolate treat upon arrival, one couples' massage in Spa at The Essex, one dinner for two in Junction. (Reservations Required), Daily Spa Access for two, and Breakfast for two daily. Please mention VERMONT.COM when contacting the The Essex for more information at 800-727-4295.
The Red Clover Inn and Restaurant offers a unique experience in the mountains, where you can stay in the 1840s Inn, or the adjacent Carriage House, both privately located on a secluded, country road just minutes from Killington and Pico. If you're dreaming of taking your significant other to an authentic Vermont country inn or bed and breakfast, with one of the area's best farm-to-table restaurants right on the premises, the Red Clover Inn & Restaurant has it all.
Romantic Vermont Getaways:
Experience everything you envision in a romantic Vermont getaway, from the beautifully restored historic farmhouse inn, to the picture-perfect panoramic views. The Red Clover Inn will even personalize and individualize your getaway and vacation so it's just right for you. Please mention VERMONT.COM when contacting the The Red Clover Inn to book your reservations at 800-752-0571.
The Inn at Weathersfield is a premier New England Culinary Inn with 12 en-suite guest rooms, fine dining restaurant, cooking classroom studio for non professional cooks, vegetable garden, and wedding amphitheater, all set on 21 beautiful wooded acres. The inn has been compared to one you’d find in the French countryside, where everything is under one roof. It's a great place to take your significant other for a relaxing, romantic getaway in Vermont.
Sweet Dreams Baby Moon Package:
A "babymoon" is a vacation taken by parents-to-be, to relax and enjoy being with each other before the baby arrives. Indulge in two quiet nights sleep, full breakfast in bed, 2-course dinner, plenty of baby and “rom-com” movies to watch, a 60-minute Prenatal massage, and more! Please mention VERMONT.COM when contacting the Inn at Weathersfield for more information at 802-263-9217 .
The WilloughVale Inn, located on the shores of beautiful Lake Willoughby in northern Vermont, offers eleven unique guest rooms, four cozy cottages and four new lakeview cottages. In the Spring, Summer & Fall, enjoy lakeside dining at Gil's Bar & Grill for spirited conversation, chef's specialties and sweeping views of the lake and mountains. It's a beautiful location for any romantic vacation that you're sure to enjoy.
Romantic Getaway Package:
Enjoy Two nights lodging, continental breakfast daily, a bottle of champagne and chocolates in room upon arrival.
Please mention VERMONT.COM when contacting the WilloughVale Inn for more information at 800-594-9102.
We hope you've enjoyed reading about these recommendations. Where have you taken your sweetheart for a romantic vacation in Vermont?