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Southern Vermont offers luxurious lodgings for special romantic getaways

In any season, romance and New England fit together perfectly. Lodgings for a romantic getaway range from chic, high-rise city hotels to little inns and bed-and-breakfasts tucked into a mountain valley or poised above a rocky coastline. See ideas for romantic lodgings on this page, below.
During your romantic getaway, don’t miss the many unique and welcoming places to dine and shop. Romantic activities range from a horse-drawn sleigh ride in Vermont to antique shopping in Connecticut to beach combing in Rhode Island.
Romantic Guestroom - Manchester View - Manchester VT
Manchester View

77 High Meadow Way Manchester Center, VT, 05255 Phone: 802-362-2739 Toll-Free: 800-548-4141

Peaceful valley location exudes warmth, romance at this four-season inn

Romance is always in season at the Manchester View, nestled in the tranquil valley between the Green and Taconic Mountains. Surrounded by lush landscaped gardens in the spring an summer and autumn colors in the all, the resort is a snowy wonderland in the winter. Imagine cozying up in your room by a crackling old-stone fireplace. Or ordering an in-room massage while looking out over sweeping mountain views. Or relaxing in a deep-soaking spa tub in your room or a heated pool at the resort. Outside the resort, couple activities abound, from skiing and sleigh riding in winter to paddling an inner tube down the Battenkill in the summer, golfing in the spring or visiting an orchard in the fall.
Windham Room - Four Colums Inn - Newfane, VT
Four Columns Inn

23 West Street Newfane, VT, 05345 Phone: 802-365-7713

Romance is in the Vermont air at this picture-perfect country inn

Four Columns Inn is open! Availability is limited during the reopening period, so please call for up-to-date reservations. Also, visit our FAQ for our COVID policies & procedures.

Leave your stresses behind and sink into the tranquil, romantic atmosphere of Four Columns Inn, an exquisite inn set on 138 of the loveliest acres in Vermont. Walk among gardens in bloom, shimmering ponds and babbling brooks. Ask about a couples massage at the spa (in the summer, you can have your massage by the pond), stroll through the antiques shops and emporiums of the village, and dine in the garden on farm-to-table cuisine at Artisan, the inn’s cozy restaurant. In your spacious room, enjoy antique and modern furniture, original art, luxurious bedding, a fireplace and a deep-soaking Jacuzzi tub.
Tavern King Room - Grafton Inn - Grafton, VT
Grafton Inn

92 Main Street Grafton, VT, 05146 Phone: 802-234-8718

A true romantic destination in a picture-perfect Vermont village

Let Vermont and the village of Grafton sweep you off your feet for your next romantic getaway. Each of the Inn’s comfortable rooms and suites are individually decorated with historic charm and modern amenities. Want to add a little something special to your arrival? Choose from one of the Inn’s optional enhancements, like a bouquet of flowers, chocolate covered strawberries, or a bottle of wine. Spend your time together in Grafton enjoying scenic walks around the village or hiking trails, lounging by the seasonal swimming pond, enjoying dinner dates, or relaxing together on the picturesque front porch.
Sugar House - The Landmark Trust USA - Dummerston, VT
The Landmark Trust USA

707 Kipling Road Dummerston, VT, 05301 Phone: 802-254-6868

Unique options for the ultimate in romantic retreats at these Landmark properties

Celebrate the romance of New England by getting away to one of the five unique properties owned by The Landmark Trust USA. The cozy Sugarhouse (yes, they used to make maple syrup there) is a perfect romantic choice, tucked into a hill next to the property’s orchard. It has a screen porch, a gas log stove – and the morning birdsongs are free! Kipling’s Carriage House (yes, Rudyard Kipling) has lovely views of the meadow, forests and valley. Roomier options include the Amos Brown House, among open pastures, hay fields and the woods; the Dutton Farmhouse with access to hiking, biking, sledding and skiing; and Naulakha, Kipling’s mansion with breathtaking gardens, pergola and tennis court. The setting for these properties is quintessential Vermont.
Champagne & Chocolates - The Reluctant Panther Inn & Restaurant - Manchester Village, VT
Reluctant Panther Inn & Restaurant

39 West Road Manchester Village, VT, 05254 Phone: 802-362-2568 Toll-Free: 800-822-2331

Romantic rooms, award-winning dining at this sophisticated luxury hotel

In the heart of charming Manchester Village, The Reluctant Panther Inn and Restaurant, southern Vermont’s finest small luxury hotel, offers those seeking romantic escapes their choice of 20 rooms and suites featuring antique furnishings, four-poster beds, soaking tubs, fireplaces, marble baths and museum-quality artwork. In the relaxed yet elegantly upscale atmosphere of the Zagat-rated restaurant, you’ll enjoy contemporary American cooking and a Wine Spectator award-winning wine list. From the inn’s patio, watch the sun set over the gardens and Mount Equinox. And what is a getaway without activities: horseback riding, biking, hiking, canoeing, tennis, skiing, gondola rides, sleigh rides, fly-fishing. Vermont and this elegant inn have it all.