Remember that gazebo scene from the movie, the Sound of Music? Captain von Trapp pulls Maria into the gazebo to confess his love and the two break out in song.
"Do you know when I first started loving you?" he says. Due to their intimate nature, gazebos make the perfect setting for romance in the movies and in real life!
Rekindle the romance by recreating your own romantic movie scene with your sweetheart at one of these intimate gazebos across the United States.
1. Fall back in love in a flowery gazebo in Massachusetts
Where: The Ashley Manor in Barnstable, Massachusetts
Surrounded by white blooms, this lovely gazebo is perfect for intimate moments! It's located on the grounds of the Ashely Manor, a historic Cape Cod bed and breakfast.
The Ashley Manor features an incredible 3-course breakfast and is only minutes from the historic Barnstable Village, the harbor, and other must see Cape Cod attractions.
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2. Stroll along the lake at this waterfront gazebo in New York
Where: The Sherwood Inn in Skaneateles, New York
Just across the street from the Sherwood Inn is this idyllic gazebo and park overlooking Skaneateles Lake! The lake is one of the cleanest and most beautiful bodies of water in the world.
Originally a stagecoach shop in the early 1800s, the Sherwood Inn is still a favorite resting place for travelers looking for relaxation, fine dining, and romance!
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3. Tie (or re-tie) the knot in Massachusetts
Where: The Captain's Manor Inn in Falmouth, Massachusetts
Located at the back of the property, this gazebo has been the setting for many intimate Cape Cod elopements and weddings. You can find it on the tranquil grounds at the Captain's Manor Inn!
Dating back to the mid-1800s, this Cape Cod bed and breakfast is situated in the historic district of Falmouth on the largest lot in the area. In addition to the gazebo, the inn is surrounded by perfectly manicured gardens!
4. Rekindle the flame under Vermont's purple summer sky
Where: The Inn at Weston in Weston, Vermont
Perched on the deck at the Inn at Weston, this beautiful gazebo is the perfect spot to enjoy an intimate conversation over wine on a spring or summer night! Before you retire to the gazebo for dinner, stroll through the inn's bountiful gardens and green grounds.
Known for its award-winning wine list and candlelit dining room, this Ludlow area bed and breakfast is ideal for romantic getaways!
5. Elope in the midst of Ohio's lush scenery
Where: The White Oak Inn in Danville, Ohio
If you're searching for somewhere to elope or renew vows, this sweet gazebo at the White Oak Inn is the perfect place to host an intimate and romantic ceremony. The White Oak Inn offers a variety of wedding packages ranging from small elopements to ceremonies with families and friends!
Situated on 14 private wooded acres, you'll find all of the privacy you seek for your special day at this Ohio Amish Country bed and breakfast.
6. Plan an intimate escape to greener pastures in North Carolina
Where: 1906 Pine Crest Inn & Restaurant in Tryon, North Carolina
Nestled on 10 green acres, this quaint gazebo is something you'd expect to see in a romantic movie scene! You can find it at the 1906 Pine Crest Inn, a historic bed and breakfast near Asheville.
The 1906 Pine Crest Inn is a place of natural beauty and inspiration. Its lush grounds and relaxing atmosphere even captivated literary icons like F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway!
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7. Relax in a hot tub in this creek side Colorado gazebo
Where: Antlers on the Creek Bed & Breakfast in Durango, Colorado
Housing a relaxing hot tub, this gazebo will make you want to sing a romantic duet just like Captain von Trapp and Maria! It's located on the green grounds of the Antlers on the Creek Bed and Breakfast, just minutes from downtown Durango.
Imagine sipping a glass of wine at sunset from the hot tub in this gazebo! When night falls, peer up to the sky to count the stars.
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8. Rekindle the romance somewhere rustic in Vermont
Where: West Hill House B&B in Warren, Vermont.
This hillside gazebo features a rustic design, just like the fences that surround it. Located on the hillside at the West Hill House B&B, it's hard to deny the beauty of the greenery surrounding the structure!
The West Hill House is an award-winning property nestled on a quiet country road in Vermont. It's lovely gardens, rustic gazebo, and romantic accommodations make it an ideal place for couples wanting to reconnect!
Which one of these gazebos do you want to visit first? Do you have any you'd like to add to our list of gazebos for romantic getaways?