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Unlock Love in Vermont: Top 20 Romantic Retreats & Spas

Whisk your heart away to Vermont, where love nestles in every nook, from mountain retreats to cozy spas. Ready to fan the flames of romance? Let's explore these 20 swoon-worthy escapes!

Tobi Miles
August 16, 2022

Vermont is known for its natural beauty, mountains, and forests. Rivers cut through the countryside and small towns pop up alongside the road throughout the state. Many visitors are attracted by skiing and scenic hiking destinations, making it a great destination for a private couple's retreat.

In Vermont, you can find quiet luxury resorts to boutique bed and breakfasts and everything in between. This destination is a great choice for a trip for two. Check out the luxury of On the River Inn or the seclusion of the Moose Meadow Lodge. Whatever your preference, you’ll find a great getaway spot on this list.

Below is a collection of the best romantic getaway locations in Vermont. This resource can be used to help plan your trip and find the perfect lodging you're looking for.

Each accommodation provides its own unique surroundings and attractions. Read on to find some of the most popular destinations and the unique stay options around them.

1. Woodstock Inn and Resort

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Woodstock is the picture-book example of small New England village life. Take a morning walk through town to enjoy all the scenery or sip a cup of coffee while taking in the sights by the covered bridge.

Woodstock is exactly what you think of when you think of charming small-town life. At the same time, the Woodstock Inn is the perfect example of charming countryside lodging in a quaint Vermont town. It's hard to think of a better setting for a romantic getaway.

There are several dining options available on-site. There are also a variety of special packages, including relaxing spa packages. These can help customize your trip in the way you want.

Plan out your day in Woodstock by the massive stone fireplace in the common room, or enjoy the indoor pool lounging around. Either way, the Woodstock Inn is the perfect setting for a charming New England romantic getaway.

Address: 14 The Green, Woodstock, Vermont 05091

Phone Number: (888) 338-2745

Booking.com Rating: 8.6

2. 506 On The River Inn Woodstock

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On The River Inn is a family-owned luxury resort located on the banks of the Ottaquechee River. The resort is a perfect place for year-round trips.

It's especially charming for a romantic getaway, as the local scenery is a difficult match. Whether your idea of a romantic getaway is one loaded with activities or one a bit more low-key, On The River Inn can fit the bill.

Back at the resort, guests can roast marshmallows under the night sky. Take a dip in the pool and enjoy the sauna, stroll down the banks of the nearby river, or just walk through downtown Woodstock. A quiet and private getaway for two is easy to find at this destination.

The Woodstock area is packed with shopping and dining. To make the most of your trip to the area, make sure to look into all your options and consider making reservations ahead of time.

Address: 506 On The River Inn, Woodstock, VT 1653

Phone Number: (802) 457-5000

Booking.com Rating: 9.0

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3. Twin Farms

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This New England take on resort-style lodging is unique. The property is 300 acres with a private nine-acre pond, woods, meadows, and mountains. Available for rent are ten cottages, rooms, and suites in the Lodge and Main House and the Farmhouse.

The cottages are truly one-of-a-kind, creating the perfect romantic backdrop for your couple's getaway. Each cottage has a different design and feel.

Most have private fireplaces and separate sitting chambers. Some of the units also have private decks and porches. An on-site spa provides all the relaxing services you'd hope for. Tasteful décor characterizes the entire property.

The owners utilized the services of a leading interior designer for the perfect ambiance. You can stay multiple times at Twin Farms and have a different experience each time.

The small town of Barnard is known as an outdoor enthusiast's dream destination. If you can't find the activity you're looking for in town, it's likely within an hour of the Twin Farms.

Address: 452 Royalton Turnpike, Barnard, VT 05031

Phone Number: (800) 894-6327

4. The Green Mountain Inn

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The romance package at the Green Mountain Inn sets the perfect mountainside mood. Enjoy a country breakfast each morning, chocolate-dipped strawberries and a bottle of champagne upon your arrival.

Book a couple of therapeutic massages at the Stowe Village Massage to complete your romantic getaway for two.

The luxury rooms at the Green Mountain Inn give you mountain romance with luxury appointments. A large jacuzzi tub in the room helps you unwind after a long day.

Enjoy the ambiance of the fireplace in your room, or take in the scenery of the expansive property. Various seasonal outdoor activities are available all around the hotel.

Stowe, Vermont is nestled in between the Mt. Mansfield State forest to the west and CC Putnam State Forest to the east. The town is located in the north-central part of Vermont.

Address: 18 Main Street, PO Box 60, Stowe, VT 05672

Phone Number: (800) 253-7302

Booking.com Rating: 8.9

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5. The Pitcher Inn

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For luxury in a rustic setting, the Pitcher Inn is perfect lodging. The luxury inn masterfully intertwines the traditional with the modern. Exposed brick and wood are dominant throughout this charming Vermont getaway location.

Stay in the spacious Hayloft Suite with its massive brick wood-burning fireplace and cozy quarters. Or enjoy something a bit more modern in the Lodge with its romantic décor described as a mystical escape. Whichever room you choose, it'll be an experience all on its own.

The main dining room offers incredible food seven days a week. Indulge in local cuisine and divine bar creations.

The Warren, Vermont area is teeming with activities. Do your research into the area and all it has to offer before traveling

Add-ons and special packages are available. Contact hotel staff to make your romantic getaway extra special and perfectly catered to your desires.

Address: 275 Main St, Warren, VT 05674

Phone Number: (802) 496-6350

6. Moose Meadow Lodge

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The Moose Meadow Lodge is an expansive, majestic log cabin lodge up in the Vermont mountaintops. Modern amenities meet backwoods charm. Both rooms and a private cottage-style accommodation are available here.

Enjoy a luxury log cabin living in a bed and breakfast setting. Each room has its own theme and character.

The treehouse is available for a bit of extra privacy and seclusion. For a special romantic extra, book reservations for two at the award-winning Michael's On the Hill restaurant.

The property sits on an immense 86 private acres in the Green Mountains. Immerse yourself in the Adirondack lifestyle at the Moose Meadow Lodge.

Address: 607 Crossett Hill, Waterbury, Vermont 05676

Phone Number: (802) 244-5378

7. Topnotch Resort

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Another pristine property in Stowe, Vermont, this luxurious resort-style lodging has a wide variety of room and suite options available. Cater your lodging to your individual needs.

A contemporary lobby bar and restaurant called The Roost provides a great selection of food and drink. An outdoor pool and hot tub are a great way to cool off during the warm summer months. When it's cold, an indoor pool and hot tub are available as well.

The best part of visiting Stowe, though, is the feeling of being in a seasonless resort town. No matter the time of year, you can find fun and relaxation in Stowe. Perfect for a romantic getaway for two.

Topnotch is an excellent option for upscale luxury and extensive amenities in a great location. It is high-end resort lodging in a mountainside resort town.

Address: 4000 Mountain Rd, Stowe, VT 05672

Phone Number: (802) 253-8585

Booking.com Rating: 8.7

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8. Hotel Vermont

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Hotel Vermont is an upscale boutique hotel just blocks away from Lake Champlain. The hotel offers different packages to cater to your needs, such as the romance package or bed and breakfast package. Different types of rooms and suites are available to book.

The best restaurants Vermont has to offer are all within steps of the Hotel Vermont's front door. A brick wood-fired kitchen and bar offer incredible outdoor vibes.

The cozy Juniper Bar and Restaurant overlooks Lake Champlain. Or find something a bit more upscale at the Bleu Northeast Kitchen.

All the experiences of Lake Champlain and Burlington while in luxurious accommodations. The Hotel Vermont is perfect for a romantic getaway in Vermont.

Address: 41 Cherry St, Burlington, VT 05401

Phone Number: (855) 650-0080

Booking.com Rating: 8.9

9. The Inn On Putney Road

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The Inn on Putney Road offers a unique experience for your couple's retreat. Book your room with the romance or 'say it with flowers' packages for something special.

Reserve an in-room massage for two to relax in comfort and privacy. Or enjoy the local microbrew package and selection of the best from the area.

Brattleboro, Vermont is a majestic area full of culture and history. Dining and shopping can be found all over the region.

The Inn on Putney Road is situated perfectly to access it all. It also has an interesting history stretching back more than a hundred years.

A romantic getaway to the mountaintop setting of Brattleboro gives you quiet privacy with access to luxury and fine dining. Find love and romance at the Inn.

Address: 192 Putney Rd, Brattleboro, VT 05301

Phone Number: (802) 348-2428

Booking.com Rating: 9.0

10. Castle Hill Resort and Spa

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Castle Hill is a resort-style hotel with high-end accommodations. The hotel features upscale opulence and traditional New England charm.

Options include exposed brick fireplaces and jacuzzi tubs in-room. Guests can also book full-size condo units with fireplaces and private porches.

A separate resort and spa area have an unparalleled vibe about them. Full spa and fitness services, including a tennis court, are available. Book your rest and relaxation ahead of time to ensure you can get on the schedule.

Castle Hill is in Ludlow, Vermont. The area is a popular ski resort destination. Access several slopes and recreation areas nearby. Kick back in luxury and style and take your next romantic getaway to the next level.

Address: 152 Castle Hill Drive, Proctorsville, VT 05153

Phone Number: (802) 226-7361

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11. Four Columns Inn

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The Four Columns Inn began as a guest house in 1965. The modest lodging offered travelers a place to stay and find a warm meal. Over time, the owners evolved the inn and nearby buildings, creating a destination staple of southern Vermont.

Numerous famous guests have graced the grounds of the Four Columns Inn. The food and lodging have gained a reputation for being of the highest quality. You can find country charm and quiet seclusion with this lodging choice.

Massage services are available for reservation on-side. Seasonal swimming is open during warm months behind the main building. Some rooms have private jacuzzi tubs and fireplaces.

Address: 21 West Street, Newfane, VT 05345

Phone Number: (802) 230-1543

Website: Four Colums Inn

Booking.com Rating: 8.9

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12. The Grafton Inn

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The Grafton Inn is a boutique inn nestled in the sleepy town of Grafton, Vermont. The picturesque town screams New England and the Grafton Inn is the cornerstone of the village.

Surprise a loved one with the anniversary retreat package. Have a chilled bottle of champagne in your room at check-in, and enjoy a three-course candlelit dinner on the evening of your choice.

Grafton is home to art galleries, farms, numerous historical sites, and various ways to connect with nature and with each other. You'll be able to find a quiet place to reconnect with your loved one in the pleasant setting of Grafton.

Address: 92 Main St, Grafton, VT 05146

Phone Number: (802) 843-2248

Booking.com Rating: 8.3

13. The Inn at Round Barn Farm

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Each room in this hotel features a gas fireplace and either a glass-enclosed shower or oversize whirlpool tub. Many of the rooms have exposed beams and intricate woodworking and craftsmanship. Look carefully through each of your options when booking your stay.

The Round Bar Farm is a great choice for a mid-week romantic getaway in Vermont. They have special packages catered just for this trip. In the morning, feast on a chef-prepared organic breakfast.

The inn is located a half hour from Montpelier, Vermont. It also has easy access to one of New England's largest ski resorts, the Sugarbush Resort. The ambiance and flexibility make the Inn at Round Bar Farm a top choice for Vermont romantic getaways.

Address: 1661 E Warren Rd, Waitsfield, VT 05673

Phone Number: (802) 496-2276

Hotels.com Rating: 9.6

14. Stone Hill Inn

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The Stone Hill Inn provides a rustic charm and traditional character to your romantic getaway. The nine-acre property features a wooded refuge for couples but is still close enough to the wining and dining of Stowe, Vermont.

A variety of rooms are offered at reasonable rates. Many of the rooms have jacuzzis and fireplaces. Different add-on packages can customize your stay.

Breakfast is provided in a beautiful sunlit dining room with 40 wall-sized 14-foot windows. Enjoy your favorite beverage by the fireplace at night. Be sure to try the local Vermont craft beer available on tap.

Easy access to nearby skiing and snowboarding destinations is provided here. Any outdoor activity you can think of is close when staying at Stone Hill.

Address: 89 Houston Farm Rd, Stowe, VT 05672

Phone Number: (802) 253-6282

Expedia Rating: 4.9

15. Reluctant Panther Inn

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The Reluctant Panther is a boutique hotel with both standard rooms and deluxe suites available. Three buildings make up the campus, and each building features its own unique theme and character.

The hotel features award-winning dining and stunning views. Special packages can help you plan your trip ahead of time and just enjoy each other during your stay. Be sure to visit some of the local landmarks while you're there, such as the historic Lincoln estate.

Manchester is packed with culture and arts. The Southern Vermont Arts Center features a variety of exhibits and privately held pieces. Hiking and biking trails can be found throughout the area.

Forest paths are everywhere, and creeks cut through the woods randomly. Find Northwoods charm and character in the Reluctant Panther Inn, Manchester, Vermont.

Address: 39 West Road P.O. Box 678, Manchester, VT 05254

Phone Number: (802) 613-0680

Booking.com Rating: 9.4

16. Trapp Family Lodge

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This lodge is a unique Austrian-inspired mountain resort hotel. Accommodations include standard rooms, suites, guest houses, and villas. The villas are of particular allure to those looking for a romantic getaway for two.

The luxurious units have spacious living and bedroom areas. Each unit has a massive stone fireplace and a fully equipped kitchen of more than 2,500 square feet, all with fantastic views.

The resort has various dining options available. A brewery on-site provides great locally made beer. Be sure to take a tour of the brewery before you leave.

For a quiet mountaintop resort experience, check out the Trapp Family Lodge. A great variety of room and suite selections, packages, and add-ons make this a good choice for a Vermont romantic getaway.

Address: 700 Trapp Hill Rd, Stowe, VT 05672

Phone Number: (888) 519-9689

Booking.com Rating: 8.5

17. Edson Hill Manor

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Edson Hill at the Amee Farm provides a bit more seclusion and privacy than some of the other options in Stowe. This lodging is about ten minutes away from the center of town.

Choose from either one of the eight Manor House rooms or the fifteen Guest House Rooms. All rooms feature a private exterior entrance and modern conveniences.

Edson Hill offers the perfect romantic and cozy mountainside lodging. Plan ahead and have a bottle of wine ready for you and your loved one when you arrive.

Enjoy a Vermont-inspired breakfast in your room each morning to highlight your couple's retreat. Let the Inn's staff help you plan the rest of your weekend getaway, too.

Whether you're hiking, snowshoeing, or something else, they can help plan with trail guides and conditions. Plenty of local attractions are in Stowe, including lots of shopping and dining options.

Address: 1500 Edson Hill Rd, Stowe, VT 05672

Phone Number: (802) 253-7371

Booking.com Rating: 4.7

18. The Inn at Weston

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Plan your romantic getaway to the peace and quiet of the Weston Inn. Enjoy simple lodging in a beautiful and secluded setting.

Weston, Vermont is set on the eastern side of the Green Mountain National Forests. Be sure to visit the Farrar-Mansur House & Museum before leaving town. Staying at the Weston Inn gives you a central location to explore many of the small towns throughout southwestern Vermont.

This is a great choice for simple lodging in a great Northwood setting. The inn is perfect for those who want a romantic getaway out in the wilderness.

Address: 630 Main St, Weston, VT 05161

Phone Number: (802) 824-6789

19. Rabbit Hill Inn

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The Rabbit Hill Inn is situated right next to Mad Brook creek. The boutique hotel overlooks the Connecticut River on the Vermont and New Hampshire state line.

A luxurious country bed and breakfast lodging is exceptional rustic-themed luxury rooms and suites. The hotel is contemporary and updated with all the extra amenities.

Many of the room options have private balconies, sundecks, or covered porches. Romantic getaway and honeymoon packages let you add an extra something special to your trip. Take advantage of the massage services available on-site and book a couple's massage.

Address: 48 Lower Waterford Rd, Lower Waterford, VT 05848

Phone Number: (802) 748-5168

Expedia Rating: 4.5

20. Mountain Top Inn and Resort

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There are sweeping views of forested mountaintops in every direction at this destination. The Mountain Top Inn and Resort is perfect for a romantic getaway into the mountainside country of Vermont.

Lodge rooms, cabins, and guest houses are all available for reservation. Each has different options and levels, so choose carefully. The restaurant and tavern offer a large array of options.

The resort sits on a massive 700 private acres. It has phenomenal views of the Green Mountains and a beautiful 740-acre lake. An on-site spa and salon top off the extensive list of amenities available.

Chittenden is in the western part of the state, dominated by the Proctor Village Forest. The resort hosts activities and events year-round. Be sure to check the events calendar for something appealing to you.

Address: 195 Mountain Top Rd, Chittenden, VT 05737

Phone Number: (802) 483-2311

Expedia Rating: 4.4

Article updated:
January 5, 2024

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