Cape Cod is one of the most breathtaking and scenic romantic getaways the Northeast has to offer. Lovers can stroll breathtaking beaches, and the National Seashore stretches some 40 miles with 44,000 acres of beaches, ponds, trails, marshes and scrub forests. Visit Eastham's Nauset Light Beach. the perfect place for sweethearts to watch the sunset hand in hand.
One of the best places to stay is the Colonial House Inn. It is a well-preserved historic house with 21 rooms, all designed with a canopy bed. The inn is located in the heart of Cape Cod, in the village of Yarmouport. A beautiful courtyard and gardens, historic homes and trails, golf courses, tennis courts, beaches, shops, museums within walking distance. There are lighthouses to view and once back at the inn, a heated indoor pool and a jacuzzi. Explore the website, www.colonialhousecapecod.com, for packages and mystery weekends.
Nestled between Massachusetts and Vermont, the Berkshires offers hills, forests and rivers along with museums, parks, nature trails and the Revolutionary War-era towns of Stockbridge and Lenox. Watch beavers or ride vintage trains. Tanglewood, the home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra invites a romantic summer night under the stars to listen to world-class music.
A romantic bed and breakfast in Massachusetts is On Cranberry Pond in Middleboro, a short drive from Cape Cod, Plymouth, Providence and Boston. The inn offers a ride to the airport by a limousine or helicopter -- perfect for the couple looking for a romantic escape. Canoeing, bird watching and ice skating are other gentle adventures and can be coordinated when the cranberry bog in front of the house is in full bloom. In April and May, the lodge offers guests a 50 percent discount on the second night when they book one night.
There are charming bed and breakfast accommodation options in Vermont, as well. Stay at the Barrows House in Dorset and play golf or fly fish in Battenkill River. Part of the historic inn was constructed as early as 1804. With 11 acres, Barrows House has its own herb and vegetable garden for fresh ingredients for the inn's restaurant. Couples who make reservations online are offered an appreciation rate of $120 for any room or suite before May 10.
Ardmore Inn is also located in Vermont, in the quaint village of Woodstock. The 1867 restored home is of Victorian and Greek architecture with friendly and warm innkeepers. Stroll around the village, shop and visit local attractions and art galleries. In spring everything is in full bloom, with every shade of green imaginable around Ardmore Inn. Visit Billings Farm & Museum open for its 30th season and featuring horse-drawn wagon rides, and more.
"The Queen of American Lakes", is the nickname for Lake George in New York State's Adirondack Park. The lake is 32 miles long, and the easiest way to enjoy it in the summer is to boat with that special someone to view wooded mountains and pretty shorelines.
Stay at Chalet Bed and Breakfast in Canandaigua. The scenic bed and breakfast is both peaceful and luxurious. The Finger Lakes offers bountiful views and pleasant wineries. Every detail in the suites is for your comfort including pillow-top beds, Victorian-style six-foot -long soaking tubs, and breakfast served on the porch or in front of the fireplace. Secluded, rustic, and elegant, the inn is a perfect place to rekindle the romance.
Harbour Town Inn is a seaside Victorian with relaxing and romantic floral gardens and views of the coastline. The family-owned inn is both cozy and serene and in spring, Harbour Town Inn stays of three nights or more gets $50 off your last night, plus two tickets to Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, by mentioning iloveinns when you call to make your reservation.
Rekindle the flame and spend a romantic Northeast weekend with your special someone. Hideout together and enjoy quiet moments in nature and take long walks. Watch the sunset and star gaze, then the next morning breakfast together in a charming lodge in the beauty of spring.
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