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25 Best Romantic Winter Getaways in the Northeast (Cozy & Pampering)

Lauren Abbott

Lauren Abbott, Updated September 27, 2022

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Are you and your partner looking to get away and enjoy a romantic experience far from home? The Northeast region may be the smallest in the United States, but it is the most densely populated, culturally diverse, and economically developed.

The Northeast is home to gorgeous coastlines, ideal climate, and numerous attractions. Situated near the Atlantic coast with a full range of seasonal changes, it is the perfect destination to get away and enjoy quality time together.

The Northeast provides plenty of ways to spark the love between you and your partner. One of its most charming attributes is the quality of its numerous inns and resorts. Ranging from cozy and intimate to lush and lavish, the Northeast provides great getaway destinations such as Nantucket’s Life House, The Vanderbilt in Rhode Island, and Twin Farms in Vermont.

Whether you’re planning a honeymoon, special anniversary trip, or just want to venture on a romantic getaway, you’ll find plenty to love in the Northeast. Continue reading to dive deeper into some of the most romantic getaway destinations so you can choose the best spot.

1. Life House, Nantucket 

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Life House in Nantucket is an ideal romantic getaway destination if you love that cozy, coastal cottage vibe. Life House has a long history and distinct cultural heritage. They invite you to join them and create your own traditions.

There are so many amenities that make it the perfect place for secluded time with your partner. Experience an intimate dinner at Sister Ship, their exclusive cocktail club and restaurant. Whether you want to enjoy time together on the garden terrace or cuddled up by the fire pit, you are sure to enjoy the ambiance Life House is known for.

Located on the highest point of the island, Life House provides breath-taking views of the Nantucket Sound. It’s only a short walk to the sand or the town’s cobblestone streets. You are sure to appreciate an outing with your partner, seeing all that Nantucket has to offer.

Address: 10 Cliff Rd, Nantucket, MA 02554
Phone Number: (866) 466-7534
Website: Life House

2. Castle Hill Inn, Rhode Island 

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Located on a half mile of private coastline, Castle Hill Inn in Newport is an ideal spot to revel in romance and discover what New England is known for. The inn provides multiple booking options including a variety of suites with views of the Narragansett Bay, as well as private cottages located directly on the beach.

Castle Hill is a beautiful estate stretching over 40 acres of land. Take a stroll through the grounds, or along the beach, to escape from your everyday life.

You will get lost in all there is to discover on this historic site. You can experience both a romantic, fine-dining environment in The Dining Room, or more light-hearted meals on The Lawn.

One of Castle Hill’s most coveted amenities is their world-class spa. Known for a variety of services, including couple’s massage, the spa at Castle Hill only uses the highest quality, organically grown herbs, and botanicals. Relax and rejuvenate with your partner and allow yourself to be pampered in the luxury at Castle Hill.

Address: 590 Ocean Ave, Newport, RI 02840
Phone Number: (888) 466-1355
Website: Castle Hill Inn

3. Blantyre, Massachusetts 

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Blantyre is a beautiful country manor situated on 46 acres of lawn and woodlands. It has a prime location, halfway between Boston and New York City, so excursions to the big cities are possible. Whether you choose to stay in the Main House, Carriage House, or one of the three cottages, you will enjoy the elegant and romantic feel of an early 1900s Tudor style estate.

The majestic estate at Blantyre boasts a variety of luxury guestrooms, a full-service spa, extravagant wine cellar, and distinguished cuisine options. Blantyre is a key participant in the Farm to Table movement that supports organic, sustainable agriculture. Fruit and vegetables are sourced from neighboring farms and meat is sourced regionally.

Depending on the time of year you visit Blantyre, you will be welcomed by a romantic environment sure to please. The exquisite resort’s expansive lawns provide countless outdoor activities in the spring, summer, and fall, such as full-size tennis courts, outdoor pool, croquet, horseback riding, hiking, biking, or canoeing. In the winter, the property transforms into a romantic winter wonderland, with ice skating, snowshoeing, sleigh rides, and an extraordinary 34-meter-tall Christmas tree.

Address: 16 Blantyre Rd, Lenox, MA 01240
Phone Number: (413) 637-3556
Website: Blantyre 

4. Delamar Southport, Connecticut 

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The Delamar Southport makes luxury intimate at this beautiful New England hotel. Only an hour and a half away from downtown Manhattan, you can be close to the action while enjoying a relaxed modern atmosphere. There are a variety of suites to choose from to get that luxurious residential feel you’re looking for.

Highlighting this property are a variety of experiences specifically curated with couples in mind. From wine tastings, movie nights, fine dining, art galleries, and a full-service spa, you will have your plate full of exciting things to do together! The Delamar also offers a couple’s beach day outing with bottle of wine, cheese plate, novel based on the Delamar, and blankets and towels.

Make the most of your time together with a trip to the neighboring aquarium, an 18-hole public golf course, or one of the many parks, reserves, or trails. Also nearby is the quaint town of Southport to give you that New England experience. Additionally, you can find multiple museums, restaurants, stores, beaches, and lighthouses in the area.

Address: 275 Old Post Road, Southport, CT 06890
Phone Number: (203) 259-2800
Website: Delamar Southport 

5. Ocean House, Rhode Island 

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Ocean House in Watch Hill, Rhode Island is in the top ten resorts of the Northeast. With its prime beachfront location and longstanding history, this luxury hotel is sure to give you the grand getaway you’ve been waiting for. Choose from guestrooms, signature suites, or the cottage collection to find your perfect place to stay.

Romance knows no bounds when you are right on the beach. Ocean House offers beach cabanas, yachting, surfing, and fishing. You can also have fun together playing golf, squash, croquet, biking, or playing tennis.

Don’t worry about traveling away from the resort at Ocean House. Everything you could need, and more, is available right on site. Try one of the seven restaurants on site that offer a wide range of eclectic dining options, a romantic wine tasting, or learn together with a couples’ cooking class.

Address: 1 Bluff Avenue, Watch Hill, RI 02891
Phone Number: (855) 678-0364
Website: Ocean House 

6. Weekapaug Inn, Rhode Island 

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The Weekapaug Inn is a beautiful, quintessential New England resort with so many activities for you and your partner to do together. Situated on the Rhode Island shoreline, between two salt ponds, Weekapaug Inn is the perfect place to enjoy the salt, sand, and sun. If you’re an adventurous couple, you’ll enjoy one of the many nature walks or motorboating experiences.

This luxury resort offers an array of sumptuous suites, or you can have your own private acre of land and 3,000 square foot cottage to retreat to.

Address: 25 Spray Rock Rd, Westerly, RI 02891
Phone Number: (401) 637-7600
Website: Weekapaug Inn 

7. Mayflower Inn & Spa, Connecticut 

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The Mayflower Inn & Spa in Connecticut spans 58 acres and comes with landscaped gardens and gorgeous woods. Its Spa, referred to as The Well, is its shining beacon.

 Couples should take advantage of the couples’ massage offered at The Well. Once you have been lulled into a relaxed state, get a bite to eat with some farm-fresh cuisine.

Address: 118 Woodbury Rd, Route 47, Washington, CT 06793
Phone Number: (860) 868-9466
Website: Mayflower Inn & Spa

8. The Equinox Golf Resort & Spa, Vermont 

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The Equinox Golf Resort & Spa has a rich history. It’s been serving guests since 1769 and, after reopening as a resort hotel in the 1980s, has continued this tradition. If you have a bit of an outdoorsy spirit, there are golf and land rover activities to choose from.

Couples looking to get married in luck. The Equinox offers wedding packages such as A Wedding to Remember, Wedding With a View, Winter Weddings Savings, and finally, Meadow House Wedding Exclusive Celebration.

Address: 3567 Main St, Route 7A, Manchester, VT 05254
Phone Number: (802) 362-4700
Website: The Equinox Golf Resort & Spa

9. The Wauwinet, Nantucket 

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The Wauwinet has been welcoming guests since 1875. This luxury hotel blends historic and modern styles together with a stunning result. It also comes complete with private beaches, a tennis court, kayaks, and paddleboards, to name a few.

 Its Ride and Rose package is the best option for couples looking for a weekend getaway. You get priority bikes, ½ bottle of rose champagne picnic for two, and port and sherry cheese service in the afternoon.

Address: 120 Wauwinet Rd, P.O. Box 2580, Nantucket, MA 02554
Phone Number: (508) 228-0145
Website: The Wauwinet

10. The Pitcher Inn, Vermont 

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The Pitcher Inn in Vermont is a luxury hotel complete with suites, guest rooms, and fine dining. It is only 15 minutes from Mad River Glen, where one can get their ski on during the winter.

Some of the welcome amenities The Pitcher Inn offers are a must for couples. Add a bouquet or romantic escape to make your visit all the more intimate.

Address: 275 Main Street, Warren, VT 05674
Phone Number: (802) 496-6350
Website: The Pitcher Inn

11. White Barn Inn, Maine 

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The White Barn Inn in Maine has been going strong for more than 150 years. It comes with dining at the White Barn restaurant, which boasts award-winning dishes and dining.

Should you be visiting with that special someone, the White Barn Spa is something to check out. It comes with a Date Night at the Spa package that starts with a couple’s massage and ends with sparkling wine and chocolate-covered strawberries.

Address: 37 Beach Avenue, Kennebunk, ME 04043
Phone Number: (207) 967-2321
Website: White Barn Inn

12. Winvian Farms, Connecticut 

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Winvian Farms in Connecticut is set on 133 acres and offers a variety of outdoor activities. There is horseback riding, spirit tasting, bonfires and smores, and even ax throwing!

There’s a little of everything at Winivian farms for those seeking adventure. Couples can go down to the Spa and book a couple’s massage.

This will provide enough relaxation to try the myriad of activities available on the property. For the couples who prefer to stay in, the cozy suites in the hotel are more than accommodating. 

Address: 155 Alain White Rd, Morris, CT
Phone Number: (860) 567-9600
Website: Winvian Farms

13. The Chanler at Cliffwalk, Rhode Island 

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The Chanler at Cliffwalk in Rhode Island is a luxury hotel that offers twenty hotel rooms. Each one is tastefully decorated in different period styles. If you fancy a bite to eat, you can go to Cara, which is a five-star restaurant located on the property for convenience.

The hotel offers special packages for guests, including some romantic-themed options. These include breakfast in bed and private photography sessions.

Ca’Del Bosco Wine Garden and Private charter are the perfect experiences for you and your significant other. Combining the two will make for a fantastic visit to remember. 

Address: 117 Memorial Boulevard, Newport, Rhode Island 02840
Phone Number: (401) 847-1300
Website: The Chanler at Cliffwalk

14. Camden Harbour Inn, Maine 

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The Camden Harbor Inn in Maine is a luxury inn that has been around since the 1800s. Today it continues that luxurious tradition where you can stay in harbor or Bayview rooms and even private homes.

One of the packages it offers is A Date Night with Art is perfect for couples. It comes with a 2-night stay, breakfast, and a 7-course dinner at Natalie’s—to name a few.

Address: 83 Bayview St, Camden, ME 04843
Phone Number: (800) 236-4266
Website: Camden Harbour Inn

15. Hotel Du Pont, Delaware 

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The Hotel Du Pont in Delaware made its debut in 1913 with an Italian Renaissance theme. Today, this hotel continues to bring in guests with its timeless and contemporary style.

If you want to throw a bit of romance into the mix, consider the Make it Special package. It lets you add a chilled bottle of Prosecco and a chocolate plate to your room. This combination is very romantic.

Address: 42 W 11th St, Wilmington, DE 19801
Phone Number: (302) 594-3100
Website: Hotel Du Pont

16. The Vanderbilt, Rhode Island 

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The Vanderbilt in Rhode Island was created in the spirit of Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt, a famous businessperson in the area. This luxurious hotel offers a spa and a myriad of different food and drink experiences.

Couples looking to get married can choose to have a wedding crafted to their unique likes and wishes. It will be unforgettable!

Address: 41 Mary St, Newport, RI 02840
Phone Number: (401) 846-6200
Website: The Vanderbilt

17. The Lodge at Woodloch, Pennsylvania

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The Lodge at Woodloch in Pennsylvania is a luxury lodge offering over 35 classes for those visiting. If you prefer a more relaxing visit, The Lodge offers adult-only accommodations for those wanting to get away from the little ones.

For couples wanting a little romance, the romance package is a perfect choice. It comes with a bottle of red wine and glasses you can keep. A perfect way to start off the trip!

Address: 109 River Birch Ln, Hawley, PA 18428
Phone Number: (800) 966-3562
Website: The Lodge at Woodloch

18. Wheatleigh, Massachusetts 

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The Wheatleigh in Massachusetts was created in 1893 and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1982. Today it offers 19 guest rooms and suites to choose from, each with its own charm.

Couples should take advantage of the private events The Wheatleigh will host. Whatever you plan to have will surely be amazing.

Address: 11 Hawthorne Rd, Lenox, MA 01240
Phone Number: (413) 637-0610
Website: Wheatleigh

19. Bellmoor Inn and Spa, Delaware 

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The Bellmoor Inn and Spa in Delaware has 65 guestrooms and 22 suites. It is mere blocks away from the beach and nightlife, so if you want to get out, you don’t have to go far.

Its spa package is great for couples. You and your significant other will enjoy specialty treatments and be brought to the peak of relaxation.

Address: 6 Christian St, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
Phone Number: (302) 227-5800
Website: Bellmoor Inn and Spa

20. Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa, New Hampshire 

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The Mountain View Grand Resort and Spa in New Hampshire has been going strong since 1865. Today, it offers not only a few of the mountains but access to Tower Spa. There are a variety of outdoor activities to keep you busy your entire visit!

 Their romance package is a must if you are a couple looking to get away. It includes a $17 dollar breakfast credit and a Grand Tower Experience in the Tower Spa.

Address: 101 Mountain View Rd, Whitefield, NH 03598
Phone Number: (866) 684-2272
Website: Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa

21. Twin Farms, Vermont 

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The Twin Farms in Vermont spans 300 acres of beautiful land in total. They have ten cottages and offer many outdoor activities like hiking, biking, and cross-country skiing to guests during the day. 

For couples staying at this woodsy paradise, the picnic areas are perfect for a romantic lunch. Stay at the lift shack, Jaks Fishing Shack, or The Cabana, to name a few. There is something for everyone when lodging at the farm. 

Address: 452 Royalton Turnpike, Barnard, VT 05031
Phone Number: (800) 894-6327
Website: Twin Farms

22. Omni Mount Washington Resort, New Hampshire 

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Omni Mount Washington Resort in New Hampshire is a luxurious mountain getaway set in New England. It comes with a spa, golf course, and even a high-flying zip line to keep you busy during the day. There is no shortage of adventures nearby for thrill-seeking couples. 

For those visiting on a romantic retreat, they offer a romance package for an extra special getaway. It comes with a bottle of sparkling wine, artisanal chocolates, and late checkout for a worry-free stay. 

Address: 310 Mount Washington Hotel Rd, Bretton Woods, NH 03575
Phone Number: (800) 578-2900
Website: Omni Mount Washington Resort

23. Chatham Bars Inn, Massachusetts 

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Chatham Bars Inn in Massachusetts is an amazing destination smack dab next to Cape Cod. You can stay in the main Inn or one of their cottages.

This location boasts easy access to nearby tourist destinations. Whether you and your significant other are looking to explore the town or stay in your cozy room, this inn is the perfect place to be. 

There are several rooms and suites to choose from on the property. For couples, the spa suites are perfect for a relaxing spa experience.

They come not only with king or queen-size beds but also oversized hydrotherapy tubs. It is the perfect setup for a romantic spa weekend together. 

Address: 297 Shore Road, Chatham, MA 02633
Phone Number: (508) 945-0096
Website: Chatham Bars Inn

24. Mountain Edge Resort and Spa, New Hampshire 

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The Mountain Edge Resort and Spa in New Hampshire is an Adirondack-style resort that has been around for 100 years. Besides the rooms, it includes a rustic tavern and indoor and outdoor heated pools for guests to enjoy. 

The resort also offers multiple packages for guests as a way to customize a vacation. Couples on a retreat may be interested in some of their romantic offerings to set the ambience.

Their wedding package is a must for engaged couples. It comes with a welcome reception, post-nuptial breakfast, bonfire bon voyage, and after the reception, a soiree package. Whether you are on a quick weekend getaway or planning to tie the knot, Mountain Edge Resort and Spa is the perfect place to do so while visiting New Hampshire. 

Address: 1380 Route 103, Newbury, NH 03255
Phone Number: (877) 468-3343
Website: Mountain Edge Resort and Spa

25. The Charlotte Inn, Massachusetts 

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The Charlotte Inn in Massachusetts is a cozy accommodation located on Martha’s Vineyard. This charming inn has been bringing class to its guests for decades. It comes with a library, green room, and front living room, which are all perfectly decorated.

Visitors of the inn can also take advantage of the expansive on-site garden. The area is optimal for morning and evening walks together in solitude.

Couples should take advantage of The Terrace, which is their on-site restaurant. The fine china and fresh flowers will paint a romantic experience to remember. Pre-arrival concierge services are available to guests for advanced booking of services and activities. 

Address: 27 S Summer St, PO Box 1056, Edgartown, MA 02539
Phone Number: (508) 627-4151
Website: The Charlotte Inn

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