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Find the Best Romantic Getaways in New England

Select Registry - September 27, 2022

The Best Getaways of the Season!

middle aged couple enjoying romantic getaways in New England surrounded by fall foliage

If you’re looking for someplace special to unwind with your sweetheart this fall, then this is the year to partner with Select Registry Bed and Breakfasts, Inns, and Boutique Hotels for unforgettable romantic getaways in New England. Fall England is inherently romantic, with a kaleidoscope of rich and vibrant fall hues bathing the mountains and rural farmland and fun fall days capped off by perfectly chilly evenings that are best spent curled up together in front of a fireplace.

There are plenty of great destinations to choose from when finding the perfect romantic getaways in New England. Select Registry is proud to present a variety of romantic New England Bed and Breakfasts in each of the six New England states of ConnecticutMaineMassachusettsNew HampshireRhode Island, and Vermont

Not only are these romantic getaways in New England packed with radiant beauty and plenty of quality time together, but they are also easy to get to from most major East Coast metropolitan areas. The ease of these romantic getaways in New England, coupled with the sensational beauty and inherent charm you’ll encounter around every corner, truly makes these getaways unparalleled. 

If you’re looking to elevate your romantic getaways in New England from ordinary to extraordinary, make sure you partner with the Select Registry organization – a group of Bed and Breakfasts, Inns, and Boutique Hotels around the country that seek excellence in every aspect of the guest experience.

Our collection of New England Bed and Breakfasts has undergone one of the most comprehensive inspection processes in the hospitality industry, and our Innkeepers are dedicated to excellence in everything they do. It’s a difference you can see and feel from the moment you first arrive for your romantic getaways in New England. Fall is fast approaching, so act quickly to reserve your space at one of these fantastic New England Bed and Breakfasts today!

Couple laughing and having fun during romantic getaways in New England

5 Romantic Getaways in New England

Connecticut

Just a short drive from New York City, you’ll find one of the most romantic getaways in New England! Coastal Connecticut, where you’ll find quaint and charming towns like Greenwich, is a delightful place to escape for a few days of romance with your partner. 

Greenwich is the largest town on Connecticut’s Gold Coast. You’ll find an upscale yet charming seaside village with various high-end shops, diverse art galleries, award-winning restaurants, and beautiful parks. It’s long been a popular destination for New Yorkers looking to escape the city and enjoy the best romantic getaways in New England without traveling too far. 

Maine

Maine is one of the first places that comes to mind when thinking of romantic getaways in New England – a statement true in any season. When it comes to romantic getaways in Maine, you have plenty of great options, including popular coastal getaways like Bar HarborCamden, Boothbay Harbor, and Kennebunkport, to charming lakeside towns oozing with charm like Waterford

Near Boothbay Harbor, on the beautiful Pemaquid Peninsula in MidCoast, Maine, you’ll find a beautiful place to enjoy quiet and restful romantic getaways in New England. You’re minutes away from one of the most iconic Maine lighthouses, the Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, and surrounded by nothing but the quiet tranquility you crave for your romantic getaways in New England. 

Waterford is a quiet town located Northwest of Portland, Maine, and inland from towns like Camden and Rockford. It’s a town known for its impressive scenic beauty – especially magnificent in the fall – and its beautiful architecture – altogether a great place to enjoy romantic getaways in New England!

Massachusetts

If you’re looking for outdoor adventure and sensational fall beauty, one of our favorite destinations for romantic getaways in New England this fall is Deerfield, Massachusetts – just a quick 2-hour drive west of Boston. Here, you’ll find the magnificent Mount Sugarloaf.

Hiking in this area will reward you with spectacular and colorful views of the Connecticut River Valley and the Pelham and Berkshire Hills. Though enjoying these views is a romantic and memorable thing to do during your romantic getaways in New England, it’s not the only thing you’ll find in Deerfield. There’s also plenty of history and classic New England charm to enjoy around town – truly a wonderful place to spend romantic getaways in New England. 

Couple getting cozy by the fire during romantic getaways in New England

The Best of Fall in New England

New Hampshire

New Hampshire is arguably one of the most popular places to enjoy romantic getaways in New England, especially during the fall. This is partly thanks to popular attractions like Franconia Notch State Park in the White Mountains and the famed Kancamangus Highway.

This area is home to popular towns like Conway, Jackson, and the Mount Washington area, all wonderful places to enjoy romantic getaways in New England. Spend your time hiking, biking, chasing waterfalls, soaring to the peaks aboard things like the Cog Railway or the Cannon Mountain Aerial Tramway, or take long and beautiful scenic drives through the countryside. 

There’s also the spectacular Lakes Region of New Hampshire, which is home to the famed Lake Winnepesaukee and several other small, gorgeous lakes – all beautifully framed by the vibrant hues of fall. Enjoy quiet time on the water, or enjoy hiking in the pristine forests surrounding the lakes while marveling at the tranquil paradise around you. This classic couples retreat is one of our favorite places to enjoy romantic getaways in New England.

Vermont

Another of the most popular places for romantic getaways in New England is Vermont, an area well-known and admired for its rolling, mountainous terrain and bucolic rural farmland. Vermont in the fall is nothing short of spectacular, especially when you venture to the remarkable hills of southern Vermont in the fall. 

Southern Vermont is a beautiful and unique part of the state, and it’s easy to get to from cities like New York and Boston. In Southern Vermont, you’ll find the popular destinations of Manchester, Sunderland, Dorset, Grafton, and Brattleboro.

Parts of southern Vermont, particularly the area between Bennington and Manchester, are called “The Shires of Vermont,” which is considered one of the most scenic portions of the state, all connected by Historic Route 7A.

The Top Romantic Getaways in New England

Waterford Inne

Ride up a road to nowhere and find The Waterford Inne, special unto itself. A 19th-century farmhouse which once housed a large family has been renovated and refurbished to offer the warmth of fine furnishings blended with contemporary comforts.

The Waterford Inne, A Maine country inn, opened to receive guests in 1978 and has been operating under the same ownership since that time! Set amidst 25 acres of fields, woods, and rolling terrain the inn and its impressive barn give a hint as to what living here in the Oxford Hills of Western Maine during the 19th century might have been–life far away from the maddening crowd.

DeerHill Inn

On a peaceful hillside in the heart of the Green Mountains, Deerhill Inn looks out across the historic village of West Dover and the wooded Deerfield Valley to Vermont’s lovely southern mountains.  

Five minutes from the Inn is Mount Snow, a world-class winter sports resort offering downhill skiing and snowboarding, tubing and snowmobile adventures.  Nearby are sleigh-rides, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing, and spectacular dog-sledding. 

Summertime guests can enjoy Mount Snow’s championship-quality golf-course, hiking, biking, or simply driving through the beautiful Green Mountain National Forest.  Nearby Lake Whitingham offers water-sports and boat trips and so much more. 

Buttonwood Inn on Mount Surprise

The Buttonwood Inn is situated on more than five acres of field and forest on Mt. Surprise just minutes from the villages of North Conway, historic Jackson, Mt. Washington, and area White Mountains attractions. 

Relax at the Inn with your favorite book. You can watch outside for the appearance of deer, wild turkeys, moose, hawks, or hummingbirds. You can also enjoy the outdoor recreation and area activities available in Mt. Washington Valley. You will find a listing of just some of your choices in our Area Activities section.

Unwind with afternoon tea and home-baked treats in front of one of our traditional wood-burning fireplaces in either our large living room or the Mt. Surprise Room when days are cool. You can select a spot in the sun or shade in one of our Adirondack chairs or take a dip in our heated pool or soak in our open-air hot tub with a view of the mountains and forest by day or stars by night. We’ll be glad to help you with dinner plans at one of many area restaurants.

Bradley Inn and Restaurant

The Bradley Inn is in one of Midcoast Maine’s most beloved and picturesque areas, the Pemaquid Peninsula, with its iconic lighthouse, rocky coast and proximity to numerous quintessential harbors. We offer 16 unique, well-appointed guest rooms along with an onsite restaurant and tavern all of which are surrounded by beautiful perennial gardens.

The Bradley Inn is the place at which you can leave behind the bustle by relaxing on one of our back decks or garden chairs to the soothing sound of the distant waves, buoys and seagulls. The Pemaquid Peninsula is quiet, away from traffic and commotion, however yet close enough to many of Maine’s attractions to make it a perfect home base.

Hill Farm Inn

Tucked away on fifty picture-perfect acres, this boutique inn and retreat offers a collection of impeccably renovated guest rooms and cottages for an authentic, upscale Vermont escape.

Distinguished by thoughtful details, luxurious amenities, and stunning valley views, with on-site opportunities in every season; stroll the River Loop, lounge poolside, or stargaze by the outdoor fire. Relax on one of the inn’s rambling porches. Begin your day with a farm to table breakfast in the cheerful dining room. End with a crisp cocktail from the Battenkill Pub. In between, discover our beckoning mountains, play a round of world class golf, or explore southern Vermont’s charming towns and villages.

Deerfield Inn

An original historic Greenfield, MA area bed and breakfast with 24 guest rooms in two buildings, and located in the middle of a lovely mile-long street, the Deerfield Inn is the centerpiece of Old Deerfield, Massachusetts.

Our convivial, cozy fireplace tavern with its 18-seat mahogany bar features dozens of domestic and imported beers, twelve handcrafted beers on tap, and an excellent wine list.

Stanton House Inn

Situated in the posh town of Greenwich, Connecticut, Stanton House Inn offers guests the opportunity to stay in a historic mansion. Our 20 suites and guest rooms, each individually decorated, feature varied amenities such as whirlpool tubs, fireplaces, and private entrances.

We pride ourselves on offering an elegantly charming experience while you’re with us.  We are consistently rated as one of the best places to stay in Connecticut.

West Mountain Inn

A Vermont Country Retreat you can call you own! Luxurious rooms, splendid meals, refreshing outdoor pursuits, relaxing afternoons and convivial evenings – now imagine having your own Country Estate and you will understand what a visit to the West Mountain Inn is like. Set high on a mountainside overlooking the historic village of Arlington and the Green Mountains beyond, the century-old West Mountain Inn has been hosting guests for over thirty years.

Visitors to the Arlington, Vermont bed and breakfast are surrounded by fantastic views, and 150 acres of gardens, lawns, woodlands and meadows. Without having to leave the Inn’s property, guests can hike or snowshoe on miles of trails, flyfish, swim or canoe in the famous Battenkill River and read or relax in the Adirondack chairs on the front lawn. 

Lake House at Ferry Point

Come and unwind at the Lake House at Ferry Point, where you’ll always enjoy relaxed comfort in a scenic setting! The Lake House at Ferry Point is one of only two lakefront B&B in  New Hampshire. Perched on Lake Winnisquam, we offer guests luxurious accommodations overlooking New Hampshire’s 4th largest lake!

Whether guests want to get out and explore New Hampshire, or stay and play at the lake, the Lake House is the perfect location. Stroll through our lush gardens or take the kayak or paddleboat out for a spin on the lake! Our lakeside setting is ideal for nature lovers and water sports enthusiasts.  We are the best place to stay in New Hampshire if you want a quintessential lake experience. When you visit Lake Winnisquam, let the Lake House at Ferry Point be your home away from home.

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