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8 New England Winter Retreats for Rekindling the Romance


Embrace a winter love affair with New England’s enchanting landscapes. From snowy respites to fireside moments, discover the region’s most romantic winter getaways.

The Wentworth

Originally bestowed as a gift by a father to his daughter and her betrothed in 1869, The Wentworth is an enchanting inn in the White Mountains of Jackson, NH, that has remained a symbol of romance ever since. Every moment is tailored for two at this idyllic property, where you both can indulge in spa massages, horse-drawn sleigh rides, a glass of wine next to a starlit fire pit, winter adventures on the property, or eclectic dining at the 1869 Room or the Alpine bar and lounge – the latter’s menu offers a cozy cheese fondue every evening during cold months. For an especially intimate and elevated stay, inquire about The Wentworth’s Spa Suites, which comes with a private outdoor hot tub, perfect for a relaxing evening after a day spent exploring the White Mountains. Book Now

The Inn at Thorn Hill & Spa

Indulge in romantic luxury at The Inn at Thorn Hill & Spa, nestled in an ideal location in the winter wonderland of Jackson, NH. Pamper yourselves with the ultimate escape by booking one of five suites, all of which are outfitted with gas fireplaces and two-person whirlpool bathtubs. Unwind with a “Senses Union” couple’s massage at Senses Spa, reconnect over an opulent dinner at on-site restaurant Forty, and head back to your room to gaze out at impressive views of Mount Washington over sparkling wine and chocolates, both of which are included in the Inn’s Romance Package. Whatever your pleasure, adventure or relaxation, the staff at this boutique, adults-only destination is ready to help create your ultimate enchanting experience. Book Now

Huttopia White Mountains

Huttopia White Mountains beckons its guests to a romantic getaway amid the snow-kissed peaks of New Hampshire’s White Mountains. These 10 bespoke wooden chalets are the perfect secluded hideout after a long day of thrilling snow activities at nearby ski resorts like Jackson Crosscountry, Attitash, and Cranmore. Each chalet comes with its own gas or wood-fired stove, kitchenette, deck, and fire pit, making them the ideal way to immerse yourself in nature without sacrificing comfort. Echo Lake State Park is only a 20-minute drive and a scenic location for winter hiking and snowshoeing, and nearby North Conway is a charming town where you can go on a magical sleigh ride at Farm By The River B&B or grab dinner and drinks at local gems like Flatbread Company and White Mountain Cider Company. Book Now

XV Beacon

Looking out over the romantic Beacon Hill neighborhood in Boston, the pet-friendly XV Beacon welcomes guests with a pleasing mixture of luxurious touches, artistic elements, and a nod to its rich history. Housed in a Beaux Arts building, the hotel is named on the exclusive 2024 Condé Nast Gold List and boasts a grand marble staircase, original caged-glass elevator, and 63 rooms with gas fireplaces, heated towel racks, and white Italian marble bathrooms. (Some rooms even feature whirlpool tubs!) An experienced concierge can arrange in-room massages, private tours, and tickets to city attractions. Splurge on exceptional steakhouse-style dining at the nearby Mooo…. Beacon Hill restaurant – touted on XV’s website as the “best restaurant in downtown Boston” – or opt for dinner in the comfort of your room. Room service is available 24 hours, seven days a week. Rekindle the romance with the hotel’s Boston Valentine’s Day package, which includes a bottle of Moet rosé, chocolate-covered strawberries, rose petal turndown service, and breakfast in bed. Book Now

Inn on Boltwood

Nestled in the heart of New England, where the vibrant Amherst Common meets Amherst College’s campus, the historic Inn on Boltwood has served guests in Western Massachusetts since 1926. As a Silver LEED Certified hotel, it embraces environmental sustainability while offering couples a classic New England retreat. Their 49 unique guest rooms blend modern comforts like pillow-top mattresses and HD TVs with historic charm. Indulge in farm-to-table cuisine and crafted cocktails at the contemporary 30Boltwood restaurant, and snuggle up with your honey by booking the Winter Warming Package, a cozy bundle that comes with two Inn on Boltwood mugs, hot cocoa, and cookies. Book Now

Dan’l Webster Inn & Spa

Experience the epitome of Colonial charm and relaxed sophistication at the Dan’l Webster Inn and Spa in Sandwich, MA. With 48 luxuriously appointed rooms and romantic suites, it’s the perfect destination for a quintessential Cape Cod retreat. Add a special Romantic Getaway package with champagne, chocolates and meal vouchers or a getaway including spa services – check out the Suite Deal package, a favorite among many! The Inn’s Beach Plum Spa offers a long list of rejuvenating treatments, including signature warm seashell, aromatherapy, CBD, or couple’s massages. And prepare to indulge in top-tier dining in one of the Inn’s diverse settings – the casual Tavern, the cozy Music Room, or the more formal glass-enclosed Conservatory. With delectable options like filet mignon and lobster specialties, you can’t go wrong with any of their exquisite meals. Book Now

Sterling Ridge Resort

Discover authentic Vermont charm at Sterling Ridge Resort, a log cabin retreat in the heart of the Green Mountains that’s the ideal setting for a romantic escape. This haven near Smuggler’s Notch, Burlington, and Stowe is just a short drive away from tons of options for fun outdoor activities, including skiing, snowshoeing, cross country skiing, and ice skating. Stay in cozy log cabins, a picturesque A-Frame home, or a charming Vermont farmhouse, and enjoy full kitchens, fireplaces, private outdoor fire pits, and dog-friendly units. Plus, the resort now has an on-site boutique spa offering massage services. Consider booking either the Re “New” Year Retreat package, which comes with a $100 spa voucher, or the Romantic Getaway Package, which features a three-night stay at a discounted rate in one of the property’s one-bedroom log cabins – outfitted with a wood-burning stove and whirlpool tub – and a complimentary wine basket. Book Now

Rabbit Hill Inn

Touted as the #4 Top Resort in New England, Rabbit Hill Inn in Lower Waterford, VT, invites lovers to indulge in opulent accommodations, some of which feature fireplaces, hot tubs, and private balconies overlooking the White Mountains. Each suite promises a romantic retreat with afternoon tea and breakfast for two. Chef Michelle Gomez curates culinary magic at 24 Carrot, the property’s newly remodeled fine dining restaurant that showcases seasonal menus with locally sourced delights. Explore romantic getaway packages like the Luxury Suite Escape and Bon Bon & Bubbles, both of which come with wine, one dozen roses, and Vermont Chocolatier chocolates. Rabbit Hill Inn promises an unforgettable escape into reimagined New England charm. Book Now


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