6 Romantic Getaways in New England

6 Romantic Getaways in New England

Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Romantic Getaways, Vermont Select Registry – September 30, 2014

There are so many special things about New England. From the quaint villages to the rocky beaches, visitors enjoy so many aspects of the New England experience.  While family vacations are popular in the region, romantic getaways in New England might be even more sought after.   New England on the northeast coast of the US is made up of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut.  Each of these states has its own unique charm, but all of them share a special quality that makes the area the perfect vacation destination. And with a large number of Select Registry members in New England, you can be sure that you’ll have an experience to remember.  Read on to find out about some of the activities you can participate in during romantic getaways in New England.

 

 

1. Maine

Maine is full of possibility for romantic getaways in New England.  From the stunning coastlines to he charming countryside, to exciting urban environments, Maine has something for everyone.  If the perfect escape for you is getting in touch with the great outdoors, head to the  Bar Harbor area to visit Acadia National Park.  Acadia National Park is home to small islands, ocean shoreline, woodlands, lakes, and mountains. It is the oldest National Park east of the Mississipi.  Other points of interest in the state include the multitude of seaside villages, the bustling city of Portland, and beautiful mountain areas like Moosehead Lake.

 

 

2. New Hampshire Bed and Breakfasts

In New Hampshire, couples can get a beautiful and romantic view of the White Mountains while visiting the White Mountain National Forest. Take on trails of differing difficulties to enjoy scenic vistas of the White Mountains including Cannon Mountain, Kinsman Mountain,the Presidential Range, and other ranges.  Or visit Mount Washington State Park, home to Mt. Washington, which is the highest peak in the Northeastern US.

 

 

3. Vermont

Couples looking for romantic getaways in New England who enjoy antiquing, shopping, galleries, and outdoor activities should head to the part of Vermont known as the Mad River Valley between the Sugarbush and Mad River Glen mountain resorts.  Enjoy the lovely villages of Waitsfield and Warren or get outside for horseback riding, hiking, or skiing in the winter.   The Green Mountains also provide a beautiful setting for romantic trips to New England.

 

 

4. Massachusetts

Massachusetts is another state in New England full of romantic opportunities.  The rolling hills of the Berkshires are green and lush in the warm months, brightly colored in the autumn, and perfect for picturesque skiing in the winter.  The Berkshires also boast fantastic galleries, museums, historic sites, and performances to enjoy.  Or, if you’re more of a beach person, Cape Cod is the ideal destination for romantic getaways in New England.  Shorelines backed by impressive, postcard perfect bluffs and iconic lighthouses draw in visitors from around the country. Your stay at a Massachusetts b&b is sure to be on you will remember.

 

 

5. Rhode Island

Newport, Rhode Island is another one of the charming coastal villages that New England is famous for.  Couples will enjoy walking along the beach, sailing, and enjoying the restaurants and entertainment options in town.  Providence is another great place to visit in Rhode Island.

 

 

6. Connecticut

Connecticut has several areas perfect for romantic getaways in New England.  Mystic, CT is home to great maritime history at Mystic Seaport and has a wonderful collections of sailboats and ships as well as historic maritime buildings. The state is also home to beautiful beautiful rolling hills in countryside towns such as Leyard.  And Old Saybrook and Stonington are two well-known seaside towns that offer beautiful views and enchanting experiences.

 

 

Where to Stay During Romantic Getaways in New England

When you take off for romantic getaways in New England, be sure to book a stay at one of the Select Registry member inns in the region.  There are currently 78 Select Registry members in New England.  No matter which state you visit, you’ll find fabulous accommodations with top quality amenities.  You can be confident that each property will give you a Select Registry experience to remember!

 

 

 

 

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