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With Vermont’s serene landscapes that include rolling hills and mountains, sparkling lakes, and charming towns with covered bridges and quaint red barns, it’s idyllic for a romantic getaway. Every season brings something special, from the flowers that burst in the spring and the long days of summer with lively farmers’ markets to fall’s brilliant foliage and winter’s magical snowy wonderland. No matter when you plan to come, make the most of your time here with a stay at one of these hotels, which are sure to please couples of all types looking for that perfect escape in Vermont.
Twin Farms is world-renowned as one of the best all-inclusive properties for adults only. It sits on a 300-acre property in the countryside, surrounded by natural beauty. Your stay includes all meals, equipment and activities, fine wines, and spirits. You might start your morning with lemon souffle pancakes and then head out to enjoy activities like paddleboarding, canoeing, fly fishing, or cycling, ending the day with a romantic candlelit dinner. Picnic lunches can be provided for your outings, and in-room couples’ massage is available too. Accommodation is in Farmhouse suites or charming cottages with fireplaces and hot tubs.
Spa with steam rooms
Tennis courts and fitness center
All-inclusive with all meals and many activities included
The romantic Woodstock Inn & Resort offers an elegant stay with all sorts of things to do right on the property, including hiking trails and golfing at one of the oldest 18-hole golf courses in the state. At one of the best resorts in Vermont, there’s a luxurious spa offering Vermont-inspired treatments using organic products, including unique seasonal options and a fitness center, while impressive dining can be enjoyed at the Red Rooster Restaurant. Rooms come with standard amenities like minifridges, Keurig coffeemakers, flat-screen TVs, and marble bathrooms. It’s with the splurge for a room with a private porch or fireplace.
Stoweflake Mountain Resort & Spa is nestled at the base of Stowe Mountain, offering spectacular views of the area’s towering peaks. It’s a top pick for skiing with easy access to the slopes, but it’s enjoyable all year long with indoor and outdoor pools, an outdoor hot tub, and a golf course on-site. The spa is the perfect place to take relaxation up a notch with steam rooms, hot tubs, and even an indoor hydrotherapy waterfall. Enjoy delicious meals on-site that can be paired with tasty wines from the award-winning wine cellar, and look forward to a comfortable night’s sleep with rooms that include spa bathrobes. Some rooms at this top-rated New England resort have upscale perks, including gas fireplaces, balconies, and whirlpool tubs.
Pet-friendly suites and townhouses with fireplaces
Spa with hot tubs, steam rooms, and hydrotherapy waterfall
The historic Equinox Golf Resort & Spa dates all the way back to 1769, with a guest list that’s included Ulysses S. Grant and Teddy Roosevelt. Today, guests can enjoy all of the usual modern amenities, a 75′ heated indoor pool, and a spa with a wide range of pampering treatments. There’s an outdoor hot tub ideal for a soak after a hike or other activities in the Green Mountains too. This is a great property for dog lovers – not only is it pet-friendly, but there’s a pet package that includes a pet bed and bowl, access to dog walkers, and a waived pet fee. If you don’t bring your own, Cooper the golden retriever roams the grounds and enjoys cuddling up with guests. Rooms come with comfy beds that include down pillows and 400 thread count linens, terry bathrobes, and flat-screen TVs. Some have fireplaces, whirlpool tubs, kitchens, and mountain or garden views.
This top-rated B&B inn provides a fabulous base for couples who want to enjoy outdoor activities in Burlington and the surrounding area, including everything from hiking, biking, and kayaking to snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and ice fishing. It has a unique history in that it was once part of the Vermont Asylum for the Insane. With its French chateau-like appearance, you’d never guess that today. Located along the waterfront, it hosts six rooms, all individually decorated with modern amenities like minifridges with complimentary drinks and flat-screen TVs. Some have four-poster beds and gas fireplaces. All guests can look forward to a complimentary gourmet breakfast every morning, and there’s also a billiard table and indoor hot tub.
Considered one of the most relaxing hotels in the U.S., Topnotch Resort is an upscale resort on 120 acres with country elegance and a minimalist design, while the slopes are just minutes away for skiing and hiking. A long list of activities can be enjoyed on-site, depending on the season, including nature walks and horseback riding. There are indoor and outdoor pools, including one that’s adults only, a large fitness center, and a tranquil spa for rejuvenation. There are two restaurants on-site, both offering outstanding dishes based on local ingredients, while rooms come with standard amenities like minifridges, Keurig coffeemakers, and flat-screen TVs. Suites are available with more space and perks like living rooms with fireplaces and kitchenettes.
The chic Made INN Vermont offers a postcard-perfect retreat for couples in Burlington’s historic Hill district. It sits within an elegant Victorian, providing an intimate setting for a trendy, romantic stay with just four guest rooms, all of which come with record players and vinyl collections as well as a blackboard wall with chalk. They also include minibars, flat-screen TVs with DVD players, and plush bathrobes. There’s a shared outdoor six-person hot tub, and guests enjoy a complimentary hot breakfast daily.
Once a governor’s mansion, the Swift House Inn now serves as a romantic B&B, spread throughout three historic buildings just steps from popular attractions in Middlebury. The area offers opportunities for many activities, including biking the serene country roads, sampling wine at the Lincoln Peak Winery, brews at the Otter Creek Brewery, and cider at Woodchuck Hard Cider. Afterward, relax in the sauna or steam room, unwind on the porch that overlooks the garden, and enjoy a candlelit dinner in the intimate restaurant. If you want to keep up with your workout routine, complimentary passes are provided to a fitness center nearby. Rooms include period furnishings and satellite TVs, with various features like Jacuzzi tubs, four-poster beds, and fireplaces.
The Lang House is a B&B that sits within an 1881 Queen Anne Victorian home. Located next to the university, it’s within walking distance of downtown, putting guests close to many attractions, shops, and eateries in Burlington while offering an upscale stay in one of 11 rooms. Each one is uniquely decorated and includes a flat-screen TV, ensuite bathroom, and antique furnishings, some with a four-poster bed and other luxurious features like a two-person Jacuzzi tub or fireplace. Daily breakfasts are sumptuous, with both hot and cold items, and there are special packages available that can include a bottle of wine, flowers, chocolate, an artisan cheese plate, local maple syrup, and branded bathrobes.
Special packages include chocolate, flowers, wine, and robes
The Essex offers it all for couples who want plenty of things to do right on-site. It has a culinary focus with unique couples’ cooking programs led by award-winning chefs, 18 holes of golf at The Links at Lang Farm, indoor and outdoor pools, tennis, and a full-service spa for relaxation afterward. There are two on-site restaurants, including the more casual pub-style Tavern with over 30 taps and the upscale Junction restaurant. Rooms include romantic options like the Spa Suites and Fireplace mini-suites.
Nestled in the Green Mountains of South Vermont on 700 acres, Mountain Top Resort boasts sweeping mountain and lake views. A wide range of activities can be enjoyed, including boating, paddleboarding, kayaking, fishing, hiking, biking, and golf during the warmer months, with ice skating, sledding, and a free shuttle for downhill skiing at nearby Killington in the winter. No matter what the season, guests can take advantage of the spa to indulge in signature treatments, swim in the pool, or soak in the hot tub. Enjoy multiple dining options with seasonal menus featuring fresh ingredients and rooms that offer views of the lake and mountains.
Year-round activities include paddleboarding and ice skating
The Rabbit Hill Inn is a cozy B&B ideal for a tranquil stay with 19 rooms, many of which include fireplaces, soaking tubs, and views of the White Mountains. In the summer, guests can enjoy refreshing dips in the swimming pond and hike the scenic trails. In-room massage is available, and there’s a restaurant on-site where the complimentary breakfast is served. Afternoon Tea and pastries are provided, and multicourse dinners can be enjoyed here too.
On-site restaurant for complimentary breakfast + Afternoon Tea, with dinners available
Tucked into the Green Mountains on 16 acres near the town of Killington, just a short drive from Killington Ski Resort, this B&B is a great base for activities in every season, with hiking, biking, fishing, and golfing nearby too. In the fall, you’ll be surrounded by brilliant autumn colors too. There’s a unique chalet with two bedrooms available, along with cozy rooms that all feature magnificent views of the mountains and valley.
Complimentary breakfast daily with fresh-squeezed orange juice
Set at the foot of the Bromley Mountain Ski Area, Seesaw’s Lodge is ideal for a romantic escape in every season with easy access to everything from zip-lining and horseback riding to downhill skiing and snowboarding. A historic country lodge, it was originally used to build skis before being restored to provide accommodation in 16 rooms, including a seven-bedroom lodge plus three cabins with three bedrooms. All have large Smart TVs and gas fireplaces, while cabins feature kitchens, living rooms, and radiant heat floors. The on-site restaurant serves elevated comfort food based on fresh local ingredients, and there’s a bar for refreshing drinks too. Live music can occasionally be enjoyed as well.