1 . Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa

Whitefield, New Hampshire

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 939 - 5716

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For the perfect combination of elegance, luxury, and simple comforts, look no further than the Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa!

Whether you're looking for a romantic getaway, a family vacation, or the perfect place for your event, Mountain View is the place to be. Their rooms offer plenty of creature comforts in a timeless storybook New England setting. The hotel's palatial Revival Style historic design, floor-to-ceiling views of the White Mountains, and plush furnishings will make your stay comfortable. More than just a comfortable room, the resort offers a wide variety of great activities. Whether you want to play a game at the historic golf course, relax at the state-of-the-art spa, splash in the pool, or take a horseback riding lesson, you'll find an activity to suit almost any interest on site!

Address

Mountain View Road Whitefield, NH 03598

Related activities

Enjoy the view as you take a carriage or sleigh ride through the hills! The front desk can help you arrange a relaxing ride.

Related Onsite Offerings

While you're at Mountain View Grand, don't miss the award-winning on-site spa! Rated by Conde Nast Traveler as the top-rated spa for Service in North America and the Caribbean for 2008, this spa offers everything from hydrotherapy to relaxing massages.

2 . Basin Harbor Club

Vergennes, Vermont

CALL DIRECT: +1 (855) 773 - 7959

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Charming cottages and homey charm await you at Basin Harbor Club.

Basin Harbor Club is a classic Vermont resort on the shore of Lake Champlain. No matter if you are a couple looking for a romantic getaway or part of a family reunion, you're sure to find a comfortable accommodation to suit your need in their cottages or historic guest rooms. Begin your day at the resort with a hearty breakfast before enjoying everything the resort has to offer. Play a game of golf. Hike a nature trail. Make a splash kayaking in the lake. Or, if you're looking for a more relaxing way to spend the day, explore their menu of spa services.

Address

4800 Basin Harbor Road Vergennes, VT 05491

Fun facts

Basin Harbor has been a destination for over 100 years, and one of Basin Harbor’s enduring traditions is that gentlemen over the age of 12 are required to wear a coat and requested to wear a tie after 6 p.m. throughout the Main Dining Room during July and August.

Related Onsite Offerings

Spa Services at Basin Harbor offer a full menu of therapies to make your vacation truly relaxing.

3 . Point Lookout Resort & Conference Center

Northport, Maine

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 980 - 7539

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Point Lookout Resort and Conference Center overlooks beautiful Penobscot Bay in Lincolnville, Maine. Discover an experience so enriching and entertaining, you won’t leave without planning your next trip!

Point Lookout Resort has it all – luxurious accommodations, fine dining, year-round activities and breathtaking views of the Maine coastline. Set amidst the wooded scenery, each of the 106 luxury cabins offers all the amenities of home: kitchenettes, screened-in porches, private bathrooms, separate living and dining rooms and more. Enjoy cocktails at the Summit Bistro overlooking the bay or delight in local seafood at the Copper Pine Café. And don’t forget about the amazing seasonal activities in and around the resort! The Fitness Center offers tennis, racquetball, squash and virtual golf. The Bowling Center features eight lane 10-pin bowling, an arcade and so much more! Feel like exploring? Discover the coastal towns of Camden, Rockland and Belfast where you’ll ski, ice skate or sled! Summertime brings golfers, watersports and whale watching. Galleries, shops, restaurants and museums round up this amazing Maine experience. For visiting with family, friends or loved ones, Point Lookout Resort is our No. 2 New England resort.

Address

67 Atlantic Hwy, PO Box 119, Lincolnville, ME 04849

Population

2,042

Highlights

Visit Acadia National Park to hike granite peaks, bike historic carriage roads and more!

4 . The Mountain Club on Loon

Lincoln, New Hampshire

CALL DIRECT: +1 (888) 647 - 0802

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Discover the heights of luxury at The Mountain Club on Loon in Lincoln, New Hampshire.

From indulgent spa treatments at the on site Viaggio Spa and Health Club to hiking through stunning mountain trails, a unique New England experience awaits you at The Mountain Club on Loon. This mountain-surrounded resort offers a wealth of activities within minutes of the property, from skiing to hiking and so much more. Even better, The Mountain Club offers comfortable ski-in ski-out lodging perfect for relaxing at the end of a day of excitement. Their comfortable rooms offer stunning mountain views and special touches like full kitchens or private balconies that will make you feel right at home. All this and more awaits you at The Mountain Club on Loon.

Address

90 Loon Mountain Rd. Lincoln, NH 03251

Population

1,271

Highlights

The spa at the Mountain Club on Loon is not to be missed. Pamper yourself with a massage and bring your vacation to a new level of relaxation.

5 . Naswa Resort

Laconia, New Hampshire

CALL DIRECT: +1 (877) 738 - 8919

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Naswa Resort offers a fun-filled New Hampshire hideaway between natural springs and the sparkling shores of Lake Winnipesaukee!

Relaxation and recreation unite at Naswa Resort, where New England entertainment is always in full supply! A 1,000-foot sandy private beach awaits just outside your door, offering space to stretch out and catch a tan. Enjoy delicious eats and lake scenery at the onsite Blue Bistro Restaurant. Sip on a cold drink at the resort's NazBar and Grill, where creative cocktails, craft beer, and delicious smoothies please every palate. When you're ready for adventure, rent a kayak or paddleboat and explore the lake's scenic shores. Avid anglers will enjoy fantastic fishing while thrill seekers can get their hearts pumping on parasailing adventures. Stay dry swinging away at outstanding nearby golf courses, hiking the tree-lined nature trails, and shopping in the vibrant downtown area!

Address

1086 Weirs Boulevard Laconia, NH 03246

Related activities

There's plenty of fun to be had nearby! Set off on a Mt. Washington cruise or explore the many bodies of water in the Lakes Region!

Related Onsite Offerings

The resort offers onsite entertainment throughout the year. Enjoy themed activities like the Toes in the Sand beach dances and live musical entertainment!

6 . Northern Outdoors Adventure Resort

The Forks, Maine

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 623 - 6254

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Located in a wilderness playground, Northern Outdoors Adventure Resort is Maine’s first and most experienced adventure outfitter!

Enjoying backyard access to western Maine’s best whitewater rivers – Kennebec and Dead Rivers – Northern Outdoors Adventure Resort offers a calming reprieve from your thrilling day. Choose from the convenient Main Lodge guest rooms, cozy cabins on the shores of Wyman Lake or for a real outdoor experience, rough it under the shadow of mile high Mount Katahdin in cabin tents. Whitewater rafting is at its finest! Test the tepid rapids that take you on a thrilling rollercoaster ride. Explore 13,000 miles of groomed snowmobile trails, some of the finest in the country. Volleyball, basketball, lake kayaking, an arcade room and so much more are also available at the resort! The Main Lodge is a popular gathering place after a day filled with activities. Enjoy classic New England fare at the Kennebec Pub and Brewery. Relax in the hot tub or take a dip in the outdoor pool. Or, relax by the cheerful flames of the lounge’s fieldstone fireplace. Discover affordable and authentic Maine vacations at Northern Outdoors Adventure Resort – in the center of Maine’s wilderness!

Address

1771 US Route 201, PO Box 100, The Forks, Maine 04985

Population

35

Highlights

The Forks has over 110 miles of groomed snowmobile trails for you to enjoy in winter.

7 . The Birches Resort

Rockwood, Maine

CALL DIRECT: +1 (888) 328 - 9816

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From old fashioned family vacations by the lake, to self-guided wilderness adventures, The Birches Resort is the New England dream in any season.

Whether you go guided or unplanned, you're sure to have a New England adventure at The Birches Resort. Quintessential New England trips include whitewater rafting, sea kayaking, mountain biking, canoeing, sea plane rides, moose cruises, and even Jeep wildlife tours. Come for an adventure, and stay for the romantic, rustic charm of The Birches Resort's cabins on the lake, modern vacation homes, and Great North Woods camping.

Address

The Birches Resort 281 The Birches Road Rockwood, ME 04478

Highlights

Winter brings new opportunity for adventure to New England, with the best snowmobile trails in Maine within sledding distance of The Birches Resort. Not to mention the most impressive cross country ski trail network in all of New England.

Related activities

Grab breakfast at The Birches Restaurant overlooking the lake, check out the new Kozy Kabins and Wilderness Yurts for a real outdoor experience, and don't miss a meeting with the local wildlife on a Moose Cruise or Safari!

8 . Lake Morey Resort

Fairlee, Vermont

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 758 - 4406

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Natural beauty, endless exciting excursions, and genuine hospitality make Lake Morey Resort an unforgettable Vermont vacation!

Set amongst rolling green hills above the pristine Connecticut River, Lake Morey is a year-round activity center with pampering amenities! The 600-acre lake brims with aquatic fun like swimming, canoeing, and a wealth of water sports. Stay dry with a golf outing at the resort's 18-hole championship course. When the winter wonderland arrives, try Nordic skating on the 4.5-mile ice trail or snowmobile through the powdery white paradise. With so many activities and so much place to explore, Lake Morey is perfect for a family reunion. After a day full of adventures, enjoy a resort full of amenities. The 130 guest rooms are spacious and elegant, showcasing classic Vermont decor and offering large rooms perfect for families. Catch a tan on the private beach, dip your toes in the lake on the dock, or get a relaxing treatment at the spa. Satellite television, high-speed internet, and breathtaking views are available in your room. Enjoy all New England has to offer!

Address

1 Clubhouse Road, Fairlee, VT 05045

Related activities

The resort's championship 18-hole golf course features a fairly flat front nine and a rolling back nine. Perfect your swing with PGA golf pros before you tee it up!

Related Onsite Offerings

The Waters Spa at Lake Morey Resort puts you on the path to wellness with an assortment of treatments, an encompassing fitness facility, a soothing sauna, and indoor/outdoor pools.

9 . Mill Falls at the Lake

Meredith, New Hampshire

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 968 - 4494

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Experience the ultimate in New England luxury when you plan your stay at Mill Falls at the Lake. With five different accommodation types to fit each and every one of your needs, you can customize your perfect stay in New Hampshire.

With the onsite Cascade Spa providing a wide variety of body treatments, you can relax and rejuvenate during your next New England getaway. Enjoy a day on Ekal Lake with activities including kayaking, sailing and swimming. Or, you can schedule a chartered boat cruise to see all the sights along the water's edge. If you are just looking for a day of shopping, the Mill Falls Marketplace offers the perfect variety of specialty shoppes and brand name stores. Don't put your New England getaway off any longer! Make your reservations at Mall Falls at the Lake now!

Address

312 Daniel Webster Highway Meredith, NH 03253

Population

Meredith - 5,943

Highlights

Luxury surrounds you during your stay at Mill Falls at the Lake with amenities like an in-room fireplace, private patio or balcony and elegant furnishings and decorations in each room.

Related Onsite Offerings

Mill Falls at the Lake offers numerous onsite dining options including Lago, the Lakehouse Grille and more.

10 . The Margate on Winnipesaukee

Laconia, New Hampshire

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 452 - 9490

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From romantic getaways to family fun, there is something for everyone waiting at The Margate on Winnipesaukee.

Located in Laconia, New Hampshire, The Margete on Winnipesaukee is an ideal location for almost any need. With fifteen different room types to choose from, you're sure to find a lodging option perfect for you. Even better, every room offers plenty of creature comforts: WiFi, Keurig K-Cup coffee makers, Green Mountain coffee, and more. Just outside your door, you will find a wealth of great activities. Indulge in a relaxing massage from The Bodywork Cafe during your stay. Splash in the pool. Spend a day on the lake, swimming or paddling a boat through the cool waters. All this and more awaits you at The Margate on Winnipesaukee.

Address

76 Lake St. Laconia, NH 03246

Population

15,986

Elevation

502 ft

11 . Waterville Valley Resort

Waterville Valley, New Hampshire

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 939 - 2507

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Named one of the "Top 4 Resorts in New England" there's no doubt that a vacation at Waterville Valley is sure to be everything you hope for - and much more!

Whether you're planning a vacation with family, friends, or that special someone, Waterville Valley Resort will make your getaway accommodating, relaxing, and unforgettable. With the beautiful White Mountains as your backdrop, this refreshing destination will help you unwind together with the people you care about the most. Lodging options range from cozy lodge units to spacious condos, so you'll be sure to find the perfect fit for your needs. And when you're not lounging indoors, you won't believe the possibilities that wait just outside. Onsite you'll find 18 tennis courts, 9 holes of golf, bike rentals, and much more. Explore the incredible mountain setting on a mountain biking adventure, or lace up your hiking boots and walk around on foot. Nearby Corcoran’s Pond is ideal kayaking, canoeing, and paddle-boating! If you're here with the family, then the kids will love Kids Kamp, which offers safe and fun activities for them to enjoy. At the end of the day, unwind with a relaxing soak at the indoor or outdoor pools, or grab a bite to eat at the Coyote Grill!

Address

33 Village Rd Waterville Valley, New Hampshire 03215

Related activities

The surrounding White Mountain National Forest is full of beautiful waterfalls that you just have to see to believe! Spend a day in the forest hiking, biking, or simply walking and explore this incredible natural environment for yourself!

Related Onsite Offerings

The Waterville Valley Resort Shuttle makes it easy to get out and about! Just hop aboard the open-air trolley and be transported between a variety of their great activities. You can enjoy the beautiful views along the way!

12 . Steele Hill Resort

Sanbornton, New Hampshire

CALL DIRECT: +1 (888) 965 - 8249

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Come experience all New Hampshire has to offer at Steele Hill Resort, where a wealth of wilderness activities and plenty of onsite entertainment are perfect for families, couples, and vacationers just looking to get away!

The diversions start just outside your door. Your family can make as splash in the indoor and outdoor pools, tee off on the nine-hole golf course, and cast a line into the private onsite fishing pond. The nearby White Mountains and hardwood forests in the area showcase stunning views and nature activities such as hiking trails, mountain bike adventures, and scenic mountain drives. After working up an appetite, head over to the Hilltop Restaurant for a gourmet dinner followed by a refreshing drink at the lounge. And with one- and two-bedroom hotel suites, you're sure to find a room that fits your entire family. Amenities like sundecks, patios, and whirlpools keep the comfort coming. A combination of luxury and leisure make this resort a must-visit!

Address

516 Steele Hill Road, Sanbornton, New Hampshire 03269

Highlights

With views of the White Mountains in the distance, Steele Hill Resorts offers a truly stunning New Hampshire escape. Take a drive around the rocky peaks for breathtaking views of colorful maple orchards and pristine lakes. Or, strap on your hiking boots and explore the roaring waterfalls and dense hardwood forests.

Related Onsite Offerings

With flexible meeting space and package offerings, planning your next corporate getaway will be a breeze! The mountains and wilderness of Steele Hill is sure to provide an inspiring setting for your event!

13 . Attitash Mountain Village Resort

Barlett, New Hampshire

CALL DIRECT: +1 (888) 601 - 5921

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Located in the peaceful and picturesque White Mountains, Attitash Mountain Village is one of the best spots the New England area has to offer. Don’t let the peacefulness fool you though, there is plenty to do at and around the resort. On the resort you can go for a swim in the indoor and outdoor swimming pools, play a game of tennis, get a workout in the fitness center, hop on a game in the game room, or just relax in the indoor and outdoor spa tubs, steam room, or sauna. If you want to be more adventurous, around the resort you can find yourself downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, or ice skating in the winter and hiking, biking, swimming, tubing, or kayaking in the river in the summer! Once you are worn out you can head to town for first class, tax-free shopping or stay at the resort and enjoy the onsite restaurant. However your day pans out, a day at Attitash Mountain Village is sure to be a great one!

Address

Attitash Mountain Village Resort Route 302 Barlett, New Hampshire 03812 | PH: 866-511-1163

Number of resorts

Attitash Mountain Village Resort is comprised of a variety of guest accommodations. The condominium resort has over 350 rooms, suites, townhouses and trail-side homes accommodating up to 14 people. The four-season resort is continuously growing and has a variety of lodging options to fit everyone's needs and budgets. Most units feature climate control. Many also feature gas fireplaces, in-room spa tubs, large-screen TVs with cable and full kitchens.

Mountain range

Attitash Mountain Village is located in Mount Washington Valley and in The White Mountains.

14 . Mountain Edge Resort & Spa

Sunapee, New Hampshire

CALL DIRECT: +1 (877) 468 - 3343

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Surrounded by the beauty of Lake Sunapee and the White Mountains, Mountain Edge Resort is an elegant New England destination.

Elegantly designed by local craftsman, Mountain Edge Resort offers luxurious one-to two-bedroom suites designed with you in mind. Each suite features kitchenettes or full kitchens, private fireplaces and private balconies or patios with panoramic views of Mount Sunapee. You can begin your journey in tranquil fashion at the Spa at Mountain Edge Resort. Bask in numerous spa treatments and services bringing you relaxation and ease. Before or after your spa experience, visit the fitness center’s saunas, hot tubs and indoor and outdoor pools featuring salt water technology designed to soften your body. Hit the ski slopes at Mount Sunapee! As New Hampshire’s fastest growing resort, this family-friendly mountain offers programs for beginners as well as challenging trails, like Goosebumps, for experienced skiers. Discover groomed trails for your ski abilities! Enjoy the crystal clear waters of Lake Sunapee for watersports, boat tours and swimming! Or, head into a classic New England town for antiquing, boutiques and small cafes. Combining natural beauty and classic New England charm, you won’t find a better ski resort in New Hampshire!

Address

1380 Route 103 Mt. Sunapee, NH 03255

Population

3,055

Fun facts

The name Sunapee comes from the Algonquin words ‘suna’ (goose) and ‘apee’ (lake).

15 . The Nonantum Resort

Kennebunkport, Maine

CALL DIRECT: +1 (888) 205 - 1555

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Create your perfect New England vacation when you stay at The Nonantum Resort in Kennebunkport, Maine.

Whether your idea of the ideal New England vacation is a day on the seaside, visiting an art gallery, or enjoying some local seafood, you'll find it at The Nonantum Resort in Kennebunkport, Maine. Walk the seashore. Enjoy a pub meal at Heckman’s Pub. Play a game of golf. All this and more awaits you. And, after a day of exploring all that Kennebunkport has to offer, retire to your comfortable room at The Nonantum Resort. Each unique and comfortable room offers you a beautiful view. You can even stay in a room decorated by local middle school students using eco-friendly techniques.

Address

95 Ocean Avenue Kennebunkport, ME 04046-2626

Population

3,474

Elevation

26 ft

16 . Atlantic Oceanside Hotel and Conference Center

Bar Harbor, Maine

CALL DIRECT: +1 (207) 288 - 5801

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To be one of the Top New England Resorts, you have must have one specialty feature that makes you stand out. The elegance of Maine's rugged coastline sets an unforgettable scene during your stay at Atlantic Ocean Hotel and provides that stand out characteristic.

Quality accommodations at affordable rates is what you will enjoy during your stay in Bar Harbor, Maine. Choose from one of 153 guestrooms and suites featuring ocean views, private balconies and access to an indoor and outdoor swimming pool. The event center is perfect for nearly any size group with flexible facilities that can accommodate up to 500 people. Atlantic Oceanside Hotel also provides the perfect venue when deciding to tie the knot with your partner. When you are ready to venture out and explore the local surroundings, make sure your first trip is to Acadia National Park. Known for being the first national park East of the Mississippi River, Acadia provides gentle peaks for hiking, historic carriage roads for biking and a multitude of local plants and wildlife. If you prefer to spend your free time out on the water, set sail aboard the Margaret Todd schooner in search of humpback and finback whales. Or, just visit during the fall foliage season for remarkable colors cascading throughout the area. Plan your stay at Atlantic Oceanside Hotel and Conference Center, one of New England's Top Resorts!

Address

119 Eden Street (Rte 3) Bar Harbor, ME 04609

Population

Bar Harbor - 5,235

Highlights

-Spa treatments provided at Atlantic Oceanside Hotel include massage therapy, skin care and facials. -Bar Harbor's Best Back Yard provides a number of outdoor activities including volleyball, badminton and croquet.

Related Onsite Offerings

Atlantic Oceanside Hotel and Conference Center provides a new heated outdoor pool and Jacuzzi, a season free shuttle to downtown Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park and dog friendly rooms!

17 . The Grand Summit Resort Hotel

Newry, Maine

CALL DIRECT: +1 (207) 824 - 3500

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In one of New Jersey’s most affluent towns, the Grand Summit Resort Hotel is a prestigious historic country inn known for its charm and elegance.

Originally known as the Summit Suburban Hotel, the Grand Summit Resort Hotel features an intricate façade of brickwork reminiscent of a classic Tudor mansion. Opening soon after the Stock Market Crash of 1929, the hotel was once home to many wealthy families who lost their homes. Evolving over the years, the Grand Summit has frequently attracted the attention of politicians and celebrities. The hotel has become known for its park-like setting, proximity to charming downtown Summit and easy access to Manhattan (just 30 minutes away). The spacious accommodations feature 149 tasteful guest rooms and 18 chic suites – all offering plush, luxurious bedding. For a true taste of elegance, dine on-site at The Hunt Club Steakhouse & Seafood serving local fruits de mer in an intimate setting. The Grand Summit is the gracious host of your New England retreat. See why the Grand Summit Resort Hotel rounds out our Top 10. From the moment you step into the grand foyer, you’ll discover true hospitality at its finest.

Address

570 Springfield Avenue, Summit, New Jersey 07901

Highlights

The Summit Wine & Food Festival features Food Network & Bravo celebrity chefs, Sommeliers, top winemakers and wineries.

Fun facts

Mad Money anchor Jim Cramer lives in Summit.

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