We all know this truth: If you’re with a person you love and you’re loved in return, anyplace that’s warm and clean can create a romantic getaway. That being said, there are a number of places that really seem to set the mood. The New England romantic inns on our list surely take the cake.
Best New England Romantic Inns
Rosewood Country Inn
Bradford, New Hampshire
Romantic shout-out: Named Yankee’s “Best Romantic Inn in New Hampshire,” 2010.
67 Pleasant View Rd., Bradford, NH. 800-938-5273; rosewoodcountryinn.com
Romantic shout-out: Named one of the 10 most romantic hotels in the world by Forbes.com, 2007.
16 Blantyre Rd., Lenox, MA. 413-637-3556; blantyre.com
Castle Hill Inn
Newport, Rhode Island
Romantic shout-out: Named one of the best places to stay in the world by National Geographic Traveler and “Best Romantic Restaurant” by Rhode Island Monthly. Features special “Romance” packages.
590 Ocean Drive, Newport, RI. 888-466-1355; castlehillinn.com
Romantic shout-out: Called by Connecticut Magazine “one of Connecticut’s great destinations for romance,” 2009.
19 Rock Hall Rd., Colebrook, CT. 860-379-2230; 19rockhallroad.com
Inn at Ormsby Hill
Manchester Center, Vermont
Romantic shout-out: Chosen one of “50 Romantic Hideaways” by Discerning Traveler, 2011.
1842 Main St., Manchester Center, VT. 802-362-1163; ormsbyhill.com
Captain Lord Mansion
Romantic shout-out: This venerable inn, called Kennebunkport’s “stateliest and most sumptuously appointed” by Fodor’s, uses romantic five times on its Web site’s home page.
6 Pleasant St., Kennebunkport, ME. 207-967-3141; captainlord.comSee the other 42 reasons to love winter!