1 . Topnotch Resort & Spa, Stowe

Stowe, Vermont

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They hit the nail on the head when they named the resort Topnotch! Some 120 acres of beautiful forests and the towering Green Mountains provide the backdrop for your romantic Vermont vacation – and Topnotch Resort and Spa does the rest.

Imagine the sun setting over the Green Mountains and you and your sweetheart holding hands mesmerized by the orange and yellow sky intertwining together, can it get any better? Yes it can. At Norma’s Restaurant you get all that plus culinary innovations like tandoori-seared sea scallops and coffee-cured duck breast. If you think it can get more romantic, it does. You and your significant other can take a private carriage ride through rolling meadows and wooded trails around Mt. Mansfield. It doesn’t stop there. Multiple spa packages are available like the Couples Session – a 65 minute massage for you and your sweetheart followed by champagne at the fireplace. To complete your romantic getaway choose one of Topnotch Resort and Spa’s luxurious suites or guestrooms. The Governor’s Suite will amaze you with its master bedroom, spacious living room, fireplace and private deck. The Executive Room outdoes itself with lofty cathedral ceilings and a comfy king bed – if you want a little privacy you can dine in with 24 hour room service.

Highlights

Topnotch Resort and Spa is prepared to plan and host your wedding and reception.

Fun facts

Topnotch Resort and Spa has received the four-diamond award from AAA.

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Topnotch Resort and Spa has multiple tennis courts and a full-service training staff to help you with your game.

2 . Basin Harbor Club

Vergennes, Vermont

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Recharge, reconnect, and relax with your sweetheart at this lakeside getaway! Basin Harbor Club is more than just a vacation - it's an escape, and it's one that will make you fall in love all over again.

At number five on our list of Top 10 Romantic Resorts in Vermont, we take you to the shores of stunning Lake Champlain where you'll discover a place that is magical, romantic, and one-of-a-kind. You and your loved one will delight in their cozy accommodations with beautiful lake views to set the mood, and an abundance of in-room amenities to make you feel right at home. Start the morning off with a mug of coffee on the front porch before hitting the greens right onsite! Their 19-hole course offers incredible views of the lake, and is both fun and challenging for golfers of all levels. And, when you're done, catch at drink or snack from the Fairway Cafe! But if golf isn't quite your thing, the two of you will be sure to find something else worthwhile at Basin Harbor Club. Discover miles of breataking nature trails on a hike or walk. Take out a canoe, kayak, or paddleboat out onto Lake Champlain for a fun afternoon on the blue waters - or hop aboard their 48-foot tour boat for a guided cruise! The Simply Serenity Spa at Basin Harbor is the perfect place to indulge in a little downtime. Choose from an extensive menu of massages and treatments before returning to your room feeling refreshed and pampered.

Address

4800 Basin Harbor Road, Vergennes, VT 05491

Fun facts

Lake Champlain is the sixth largest lake in the United States! It features over 600 miles of scenic shoreline over its 120-mile length, making it a truly unforgettable place to enjoy a romantic vacation! Come explore the stunning blue waters with your sweetheart today!

Related Onsite Offerings

The Nature Center at Basin Harbor is the perfect place to enjoy fun activities together as a couple. Choose from many guided activities such as art classes, historic boating trips, and more! Here, you can learn and discover the history and culture of Champlain Valley!

3 . Woodstock Inn & Resort, Woodstock

Woodstock, Vermont

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Woodstock is known as the prettiest small town in America. The Woodstock Inn and Resort takes this beautiful town and adds luxury and seclusion to create an ideal atmosphere to rekindle that flame in your relationship – they even have a preplanned romance package.

If you’re not the romantic type it’s OK; Woodstock Inn and Resort has developed a romance package that brings you the essentials you need to impress your sweetheart. You’ll start by sipping a chilled glass of champagne while you two prepare for an elegant dinner. The Red Rooster menu is filled with local flavors and homegrown vegetables for you to sample along with an extensive wine list. When the night begins to wind down head back to your suite and curl up next to the inviting fireplace or pour another glass of champagne and bask in the remarkable scenery from your glassed-in sun porch. For some extra special treatment take your admirer to the spa for a relaxing hot stone massage or a revitalizing facial. Stroll into town for a peaceful afternoon visiting charming shops, local cuisine and historic galleries – in the surrounding forests you can even take a leisurely hike or a private horseback ride.

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Getting there

Woodstock Inn and Resort is located next to two major highways. Ten miles away is I-89 which connects to Burlington and Boston, and I-91 that connects to Hartford.

Fun facts

The original Woodstock Inn and Resort was built in 1892. In 1960 Laurance Rockefeller, grandson to John D Rockefeller, was approached to modernize the property. He decided the property was not salvageable and decided to reconstruct the resort.

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The Woodstock Inn and Resort has an 18-hole golf course designed by the renowned architect Trent Jones, Sr.

4 . Stowehof Inn & Resort, Stowe

Stowe, Vermont

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Reignite that fire in your relationship with a spark from Stowehof Inn and Resort. During the winter season they have created a perfect romantic vacation, and the summer boasts so many activities you won’t need any help impressing your admirer.

As the leaves begin to drop off the trees and the smell of pine is in the air we know what is around the corner – Stowehof Inn and Resort’s winter Romance Package. When you arrive you’ll be taken to your quaint room and greeted with a bottle of wine and Vermont’s famous cheeses. Then a horse drawn sled will take you two around the rolling Vermont countryside. To complete the romance you and your loved one will sit down for a private dinner at Emily’s restaurant. During the summer months it’s up to you to plan your romantic escape – but don’t worry, it’s quite easy. Grab your lovers hand and stroll through Vermont’s remarkable towering forests, sparkling streams and glowing flower gardens. If you’re a daring couple soar through the clouds in a hot air balloon while admiring the world from above.

Related Onsite Offerings

The Stowehof Inn and Resort offers an indoor and outdoor hot tub, two pools, a sauna, fitness facility and a library.

Extra Stops

Mt. Mansfield is Vermont’s highest peak and famous for its ski trails. It’s only three miles away from Stowehof Inn and Resort.

Getting there

Go north on Route 100 for approximately 10 miles into Stowe Village. At the blinking red light, take a left on Rt. 108. Go 4 miles and take a right onto Edson Hill. The Resort is up the road on your right.

5 . Lake Morey Resort

Fairlee, Vermont

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A novel Vermont inn as classic as its New England pedigree: Lake Morey Resort. New England hills roll into an old country landscape from the banks of the Connecticut River. Getaway to the gardens, greens, and down-home decor of a resort that puts Lake Morey at your doorstep.

Lake Morey isn't all that sparkles about Lake Morey Resort! Retreat to a quiet haven on the lake at the soothing onsite Waters Spa, 18-hole championship golf course at Lake Morey Country Club, and the additional privacy of lodging at the Lake House or Cottage.

Address

1 Clubhouse Road Fairlee, VT 05045

Highlights

A romantic resort on Lake Morey wouldn't be complete without also being a divine wedding destination venue. Elegance radiates from this water's edge resort and its guest rooms, lakeside venues, chefs, and expert wedding staff!

Fun facts

Lake Morey Resort's 18-holes championship golf course has been home to the Vermont Open for over 50 years!

6 . Mountainside Resort at Stowe

Stowe, Vermont

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Enjoy privacy and comfort at Mountainside Resort in Stowe, Vermont.

Located in the scenic New England village of Stowe, Vermont, Mountainside Resort offers comfortable condos perfect for your romantic getaway. Each unit is fully furnished and features wonderful touches like fireplaces and private decks. On site, you can splash in the resort's indoor pool, soak in the hot tub, or play a game of tennis or basketball together. The surrounding area offers you still more activity. Go shopping in Stowe. Take a hike together. Go on a dog sled excursion. Or, if you're looking for a real adrenaline rush, go rock climbing together. You're never far from a wonderful way to spend time together at Mountainside Resort.

Address

171 Cottage Club Road Stowe, Vermont 05672

Related activities

Explore beautiful meadows and wooded hills in Stowe with the one you love on a hike.

Related Onsite Offerings

A romantic day on the slopes is easy with Mountainside Resort. Their seasonal winter trolley provides easy access to the mountain.

7 . Stowe Mountain Lodge, Stowe

Stowe, Vermont

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If you’re an active couple looking for the perfect blend of adventure and romance, look no further. Stowe Mountain Lodge brings you the romance of a cozy and secluded lodge mixed with the excitement of Vermont’s mountain region.

The rooms at Stowe Mountain Lodge are more than comfortable; they’re a feast for your eyes. Snuggle up with your sweetheart by the stone framed fireplace while you admire the gorgeous copper-colored mountains and wavy fields through the floor-to-ceiling windows. Make your way to the Solstice restaurant for a refined dinner while you stare past the flickering candlelit table and into your admirer’s eyes. There’s always a romantic adventure waiting in the mountains outside the lodge. Fill a picnic basket with goodies and grad your darlings hand as you take a scenic hike around the five mile recreation path. When you find a grassy meadow take a break and crack a bottle of wine for a romantic lunch surrounded by, well, only the trees swaying in the wind and soft bird chirps off in the distance.

Mountain range

Stowe Mountain Lodge is located next to the Mansfield Mountain and Spruce Peak.

Fun facts

Both the Roosevelt and Vanderbilt families visited Stowe Mountain Lodge in the 1860’s.

Related Onsite Offerings

At the foot of the Mansfield Mountain sits Stowe Mountain Lodge’s 18 hole golf course.

8 . The Arbor Inn

Stowe, Vermont

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Discover the unbeatable scenery of Mt. Mansfield and the Green Mountains when you stay at the charming Arbor Inn!

The Arbor Inn offers you all the comforts of a small inn with a convenient lcation near plenty of great Stowe activities. Start your day with a delicious cup of coffee and breakfast before heading out to explore. Nearby Lamoille and Winooski Rivers are perfect for the fishing enthusiasts, while Mt. Mansfield is just three miles away for the best outdoor recreation available all year round. Go skiing and snowboarding in the winter, or hit Long Trail for a hike if you're visiting in the summer! And after a day of fun, Arbor Inn provides you with just what you need to unwind. Soak in their outdoor jacuzzi, snuggle up by the fireplace with a drink from their bar, or catch a movie on the large LCD television in the game room. For a truly comfortable and relaxing Stowe vacation, there's no place better than the Arbor Inn!

Address

3214 Mountain Rd Stowe, Vermont 05672 US

Related activities

Stowe features many golf courses and Arbor Inn is the perfect home base for your golf vacation!

Fun facts

Mount Mansfield is Vermont's highest peak!

9 . The Red Clover Inn Restaurant & Tavern

Mendon, Vermont

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A beautiful and quaint country inn is the perfect place to fall in love and The Red Clover Inn Restaurant & Tavern offers you that - and a whole lot more.

Whether you're getting away to celebrate an anniversary, a holiday, or simply your life together, The Red Clover Inn offers a destination that takes you away from the hustle-bustle of everyday life where you can truly enjoy being with your loved one. Here, you'll love the charming Killington setting, with stunning landscapes all around and the fresh Green Mountain air. Onsite, you can indulge in a cozy room that offers wonderful modern amenities, snuggle up in front of a fireplace, enjoy a drink or two at the bar by the Great Room, or catch a movie to watch from the film library. And, when you're looking for a bit of adventure, then Killington has everything you could possibly want to try. Wintertime is perfect for apline skiing and snowboarding - just minutes away at Pico and Killington Ski Resorts. Or, you can strap on the snowshoes and head out to explore on foot right from the Red Clover's backdoor! If you're visiting in the warmer months, then perhaps an afternoon of hiking through the Green Mountains is more of your calling. The Green Mountain National Golf Course is also just 15 minutes from the inn! So no matter what time of the year you choose to getaway, you and your sweetheart are sure to find a place that's both exciting and relaxing and completely perfect for your romantic vacation.

Address

P.O. Box 276 US Route 4 Killington, VT 05751

Highlights

Indulge in a romantic dinner or two during your stay at The Red Clover Inn at their incredible onsite restaurant! Combing Old World cooking techniques with the freshest of Vermont farm-to-table ingredients from local farmers, their menu of dishes are sure to have you coming back for seconds!

Related Onsite Offerings

The Red Clover Inn offers great specials and packages for your next romantic vacation! Enjoy romantic breakfasts for two and spa services at local spas when you book your vacation today!

10 . The Inn at Montpelier

Montpelier, Vermont

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The heart of Vermont is for lovers! Two historic buildings provide a perfect romantic retreat at The Inn at Montpelier. Steeped in American history, this state capital plays host to couples in search of Old World Charm and New World amenities.

Find yourself surrounded by history while also making your own history. The inn was built in the early 1800s, echoing Montpelier's rich history. Within walking distance of virtually every downtown attraction, you can easily enjoy the many historical sites and fine dining at the home of the New England Culinary Institute. When the autumn arrives, embark on a lovers' stroll through a wonderland of vibrant fall foliage. There truly is no wrong time to visit this intoxicating city. After a day of city excursions, return to the Federal-style inn, which features an elegant Greek Revival front porch. Be transported back in time, as its two buildings are adorned with antiques evoking that old New England charm. You'll love the formal dining room and array of amenities. Enjoy modern world comforts like cable television and Wi-Fi access. Make The Inn at Montpelier your lovers' nest!

Address

147 Main St., Montpelier, VT 05602

Related activities

Lovers can swing by The Montpelier Elks Country Club, a nine-hole course built in 1903 that encompasses the region's rich history.

Related Onsite Offerings

All 19 guest rooms have private baths, cable television, telephones, Wi-Fi, and a scrumptious continental breakfast!

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