Northern Vermont offers luxurious lodgings for special romantic getaways

Northern Vermont, embraced by Lake Champlain and the heavily forested Northeast Kingdom, is a paradise for lots of types of vacationers, including visitors looking for a romantic weekend (or longer) getaway. Burlington offers urban cultural pleasures, great dining, and luxury hotels, inns, and bed and breakfasts (B&Bs). Water sports and waterfront resorts are found along the shore of Lake Champlain. Further to the middle and east of the region, hotels, inns, resorts, cabins, and camps serve skiers and outdoors people on a romantic getaway.

5 Pleasant Street Stowe, VT, 05672 Phone: 802-734-0661

Find Quiet Place to Huddle With Your Sweetie

The natural beauty of Vermont makes it easy for romance to keep on blooming. If you are looking for a quiet getaway of simple pleasures, you’ll find a sweet corner at Hobble Inn, a cozy bed-and-breakfast in a residential area of beautiful Stowe. Innkeeper Mary Skelton has restored this family home into a pleasant inn with warm guest rooms and common areas, including a sun room where you can sit and watch the snow fall or the spring greenery rise. A hearty breakfast gets you fueled for mountain walks or bicycling, fishing or paddling, or snow sports in winter. Tenderfoots and indoor people can shop to their heart’s content in many interesting stores. Out on the town or at the inn, you won’t lack for genuine Vermont hospitality.

89 Houston Farm Road Stowe, VT, 05672 Phone: 802-253-6282

Stone Hill Inn is a romantic indulgence for couples

Stone Hill Inn in Stowe, Vermont, is a welcoming place to catch your breath, where couples can take some time to celebrate life together. Our luxury bed and breakfast offers king-size beds, double Jacuzzis, and fireplaces in every room. Enjoy breakfast in a sunlit dining room with 40 windows and a 14-foot ceiling. We're just a short drive from downtown Stowe, with its many shops and great restaurants. Our area offers year-round recreation. In warmer months discover ballooning, kayaking, ziplining, white water rafting, and fall foliage. In winter months enjoy world-class skiing and snowboarding on Mount Mansfield, just minutes away. Go dashing through the snow on a 30-minute sleigh ride.

703 US Route 5 South St. Johnsbury, VT, 05819 Phone: 802-748-1500 Toll-Free: 866-489-7902

Celebrate romance alongside beautiful mountain views

From the moment you step into the chandelier-lit, flower-decked lobby of the Comfort Inn & Suites Near Burke Mountain, you will feel like you have found a place that treasures romance. Cozy rooms and suites – packed with amenities – are very affordable. The grand Presidential Suite, for instance, spoils couples on a romantic getaway with four-post king bed, two-sided fireplace, and Roman whirlpool tub. From the Inn’s landscaped sun deck, you can gaze at the magnificent mountains of the Northeast Kingdom, arrayed in deep green in summer, gold in fall, and sparking white powder in winter. Dive into the region’s year-round outdoor sports; explore museums and antique shops; or stay close to the Inn and roost in the indoor heated pool or whirlpool.

48 Lower Waterford Road Lower Waterford, VT, 05848 Phone: 802-748-5168

No one has to know but you will always remember this place

Made for a romantic escape for two, this magnificent bed and breakfast has every amenity you could ask for plus the scenic White Mountains and Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom in which to romp together. Enjoy rooms and suites filled with luxuries including king sized canopy beds, private baths with double tubs and showers, sitting areas, and working fireplaces for silent moments and star gazing. Indulge in an in-room full body massage, a scrumptious breakfast each morning, and dinner in one of Vermont’s finest restaurants. There’s a pub too, and every outdoor activity, shopping, antiquing, and tours to meet the imagination. Or instead you can just stroll the 15 acres of sweet scented gardens and 10K of wooded walking trails. And no one has to know. Rated #30 of the Top 100 Hotels Worldwide, #6 in the USA, and #2 in the Northeast by Travel & Leisure, July 2017.

511 Mountain Road Stowe, VT, 05672 Phone: 802-253-4811 Toll-Free: 866-970-0786

Leave your worries behind when you unwind at Golden Eagle

Take a break from everyday stress with a weekend getaway to Vermont's Golden Eagle Resort, a country inn nestled in the mountains surrounding rustic Stowe. Wildlife love our ponds and grounds. Explore, and you may spy deer, ducks, great blue herons and occasionally a wandering moose. The Stowe area is filled with fun things to do, too. Ride the gondola up Stowe Mountain. Tour Ben & Jerry's Factory, and sample their delicious wares. In winter hit the slopes. When you're finished with those activities, return to our resort for the ultimate in relaxation. Enjoy a Swedish couples massage in our tranquil spa suites. Splash in our large heated indoor pool, or let yourself melt away in our hot tub or cedar sauna.

155 Sterling Ridge Drive Jeffersonville, VT, 05464 Phone: 802-644-8265 Toll-Free: 800-347-8266

Romance Awaits You at Your Own Private Log Cabin

Escape to northern Vermont and Sterling Ridge Log Cabins on 350 private, wooded acres. Fulfill your dream of peace and tranquility with your very own log cabin with covered porch and Adirondack chairs. Modern amenities include a fully equipped kitchen, Jacuzzi tub, wood-burning stove, cable TV and Wi-fi. Experience long strolls through our wooded trails or the nearby Lamoille Valley Rail Trail. Check out the local scene by visiting one of the many breweries, distilleries or wineries. Sample artisanal foods and wares at a farmers’ market, go antiquing in one of the many quaint Vermont villages or try an adventure with Vermont Canoe & Kayak. Sterling Ridge Log Cabins is a perfect, romantic getaway for couples to unwind, relax and enjoy each other’s company.

401 Western Avenue St. Johnsbury, VT, 05819 Phone: 802-748-5666 Toll-Free: 866-359-8204

Enjoy mountain splendor and wonderful museums with the one you love

Located in St. Johnsbury, a Northeast Kingdom hub of outdoor sport, fascinating museums and a proud Athenaeum, the Fairbanks Inn is a fine place for a relaxed getaway for loving couples. Start with lodging: single rooms or suites with kitchenettes, a spacious living room, private balcony, a master bedroom with four-poster bed, and a master bath with Jacuzzi. Stay close and enjoy the Inn’s heated outdoor pool and lovely courtyard, or go exploring. Ski at neighboring Burke or Jay Peak or enjoy walking the mountain trails at all times of the year. Antique shopping, nearby museums and the unique Dog Mountain satisfy your taste for man-made beauty. The Inn offers discounted packages focused on the things you love to do together, like skiing, biking, or simple romance.

1746 Mountain Road Stowe, VT, 05672 Phone: 802-253-7355 Toll-Free: 800-253-2232

Classic Vermont resort offers privacy, amenities and spectacular views

Step into a one of a kind romantic experience surrounded by majestic mountains, gardens and panoramic vistas that are hard to believe. Choose from a comfortable guestroom or luxurious suite graciously appointed with handsome furnishing and superb amenities like warmly lit gas fireplaces, soothing Jacuzzi tubs, refrigerators and wet bars, cozy bedding, spa bathrobes, complimentary WI-FI, HD flat screen TVs, Keurig coffeemakers and more. Enjoy the state-of-the-art fitness facilities, an award-winning restaurant, and the 50,000 square foot, world-class spa, offering more than 120 soothing Signature treatments. Lounges, steam room, a sauna, and a juice bar. You’re within walking distance of Historic Stowe village with its quaint shops, restaurants and entertainment. The Stowe ski area is a quick shuttle-ride from the resort.

41 Cherry Street Burlington, VT, 05401 Phone: 802-651-0080

Love on the lake with gracious accommodations

Made for romance along Lake Champlain in the shadow of the Adirondacks, this Vermont hotel is the perfect urban getaway for two. Stay in and enjoy luxurious rooms with fine linens and cozy blankets, flannel pajamas, robes and Teddy Bears, platform beds, walk in showers, and gas fireplaces.

Then there’s the evening turn-down service and Tivoli radios with the Bose Sound System. A step up and you’ll have your own kitchenette with wet bar and refrigerator. Head out on your own or take a staff led tour on foot, bike or paddle board. Dine as you wish at three restaurants featuring the freshest local ingredients and farm to table cuisine from land and lake and sea. This is the place to celebrate a special occasions and rekindle passion.

18 South Main Street Stowe, VT, 05672 Phone: 802-253-7301 Toll-Free: 800-253-7302

Stowe lodging offers a lover’s retreat and more

Lovers have escaped to this enchanting mountain retreat for more than a century. The breathtaking views have something to do with it, but there’s so more pleasures for you to enjoy at this historic lodging on the National Register. Indulgence is all around with comforts, amenities and classic touches to transport the both of you. Stay in a luxury room or suite. Exchange glances and toasts and savor fine food at the two acclaimed restaurants. Browse specialty shops, swim year-round in the heated outdoor pool and Jacuzzi, step into the health club with an indoor Jacuzzi sauna and massage services available nearby. Scenic and exciting Stowe offers year- round fun and excitement where everything is alive, not just those beautiful hills.