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Winter Getaway Lodging in New England

You might think you have a general idea of what a Winter Getaway in New England might look like. Insider heads-up here: it’s even better and probably a lot more varied that you are expecting. Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and Massachusetts all have their great ski areas, of course, with skiing, snowboarding, rentals, lessons, and lots of indoor entertainment for adults and kids. But you can also step away from the white powder for all kinds of other fun. Guides offer unusual adventures like dog sledding, ski mobile tours, ice fishing, and horse-drawn sleigh rides. Got an appetite? Resorts, hotels and downtowns in every state have unique restaurants cooking up healthy, creative dishes, very often from locally sourced foods. Then there’s the indoor fun: wine tasting, shopping, spa treatments, indoor water parks for the kids, theaters and live music everywhere. Winter also brings frosty festivals, usually with indoor and outdoor entertainments. New England is glorious in the ice-and-snow months!

New England Winter Getaways
Penthouse Suite - Harbour Towne Inn on the Waterfront - Boothbay Harbor, ME
Harbour Towne Inn on the Waterfront

71 Townsend Avenue Boothbay Harbor, ME, 04538 Phone: 207-633-4300

Glistening harbor, crisp ocean air, scenic hiking trails make a winter visit a must

Winter is no reason to be a hermit! Take a trip to breathtaking coastal Maine, stay at the Harbour Towne Inn on the Waterfront, and know what it is to feel like you are truly getting away from it all. The Victorian-style inn’s 11 guest rooms and world-class penthouse suite are uniquely decorated, spacious and comfortable, many with private decks overlooking Boothbay Harbor, a glistening sight in the winter. Enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet, then take a short stroll into town to explore its shops, galleries and restaurants. Or go for a brisk hike on one of over a dozen stunning nature trails through meadows, forests and wetlands. Dine dockside on a succulent lobster dinner, then drive out to Ocean Point to watch the sun set.
Winter Aerial View - Franconia Inn - Franconia, NH
Franconia Inn

1172 Easton Road Franconia, NH, 03580 Phone: 603-823-5542 Toll-Free: 800-473-5299

Don’t escape winter: Embrace it with on-site activities at this cozy country inn

Don’t fear the cold this winter! Comfy sofas before crackling fireplaces, gourmet food served by candlelight, a rustic pub for an after-dinner cocktail, and plenty of things to do in the great outdoors are all great ways to enjoy your winter vacation. Visit the Franconia Inn, a colonial-style inn that sits on 107 acres with breathtaking mountain views and fun on-site activities. You can go snow tubing, take a sleigh ride, or try snowshoeing, Rent a pair of skates and glide across a rink that is lit up at night, or take a cross-country ski trek on over 25 miles of groomed trails. Great alpine skiing is just a quick drive to Cannon Mountain, Loon Mountain and Bretton Woods.
Winter Twilight 500x250 - Chesterfield Inn - West Chesterfield, NH
Chesterfield Inn

20 Cross Road West Chesterfield, NH, 03466 Phone: 603-256-3211

Wondering what to do this winter? This cozy country inn has lots of ideas

For that special winter getaway, you want an inn that is cozy, with luxurious amenities, fine dining and proximity to fun activities. The Chesterfield Inn, on a knoll with views of the Connecticut River Valley, checks all those boxes. Rooms in the renovated farmhouse and outer buildings are comfortable and unique, with individual touches from exposed beam ceilings to four-poster beds, gas fireplaces, jetted tubs and private decks or patios. Sip wine by the parlor fire or head out to nearby skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, tubing and ice skating. Enjoy antiquing, shopping and dining in Keene and Brattleboro, or hike in Madame Sherri Forest. Back at the inn, dine by candlelight in one of New Hampshire’s top-rated restaurants, then start your next day with a complimentary gourmet breakfast.
Ocean Vie Terrace Suite - Ocean House Resort - Watch Hill, RI
Ocean House Resort

1 Bluff Avenue Watch Hill, RI, 02891 Phone: Toll-Free: 877-346-9442

You don’t have to wait for summer to have that perfectly enchanting seaside getaway

Seaside getaways are not just for the summer: At the Ocean House, overlooking the beach and ocean, winter has its own special wonders. Relax in front of a roaring fire outdoors or before the stone fireplace in your sumptuous suite. Book a massage or facial at the Forbes Five-Star Ocean & Harvest Spa or swim in the heated indoor saltwater lap pool. Take a yoga class, then head back to your waterview room to slip into your deep soaking tub. At the luxurious Gondola Village, enjoy a private dinner in a vintage ski gondola, or sip champagne by the fire to watch the sunset. Winter hiking, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing sites are plentiful by the coast, and the seasonal views are spectacular.

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Frozen Lake Fun - Lake Morey Resort - Fairlee, VT
Lake Morey Resort

1 Clubhouse Road Fairlee, VT, 05045 Phone: 802-333-4311 Toll-Free: 800-423-1211

Want to be wowed in the winter? Book a room, suite or cottage at this resort in the Vermont hills

The Green Mountains are suitably covered in white in the winter, making them the ideal escape for those who embrace the season. At the Lake Morey Resort, half of their 130 rooms and suites, and all four private cottages, have views of the sparkling lake. You can get up close and personal to the lake by hiking, or gliding along the 4.5-mile ice-skating path, or playing pond hockey, going cross-country skiing or snowshoeing. After taking in that crisp mountain air (don’t forget sledding!), come back to the inn to swim in the indoor heated pool or relax in the sauna. Dine in the lakeview restaurant or grab a local brew in the Steamboat Lounge. Other indoor activities include ping-pong, billiards and a movie theater.
Double Room - Lafayette's Oceanfront Resort - Wells Beach, ME
Lafayette's Oceanfront Resort

393 Mile Road Wells Beach, ME, 04090 Phone: 207-646-2831

Coast of southern Maine at its most dramatic in winter, the best time for a vacation getaway

The sound of ocean surf, often drowned out in the summer by the human noises of a bustling beach, is both soothing and dramatic in the winter, making it an ideal time to visit the southern Maine coast. At Lafayette’s Oceanfront Resort, you are directly on Wells Beach, one of the largest sandy stretches in the state. And most guest rooms and suites have views of the ocean – some have panoramic vistas from private balconies. It’s the perfect place to set out on a winter beach stroll or to explore nearby trails through woodlands and wetlands or shop the picturesque region’s boutiques and galleries. The resort has a heated indoor pool, oversized waterfall hot tub and a modern exercise room.

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Loft Bedroom - Cove at Yarmouth - West Yarmuth, MA
Cove at Yarmouth

183 Main Street West Yarmouth, MA, 02673 Phone: 508-771-3666 Toll-Free: 866-469-8222

Resort with indoor pools, recreation activities ideal for classic winter vacation on the Cape

Spend a classic New England winter vacation on Cape Cod at The Cove at Yarmouth, a perfect combination of relaxation and recreation four seasons a year. Stay in a suite or townhouse and enjoy all the resort’s amenities, including two indoor pools, a hot tub, a fully equipped fitness facility and a great restaurant. At the resort recreation center, there are indoor tennis, racquetball and pickle ball courts; ping pong, air hockey and billiard tables; and arcade and game room; books, board games and puzzles; and a lounge area with a TV. The Mid-Cape area features an eclectic assortment of restaurants and shops (with no lines!), glistening harbors (including island ferries in Hyannis) and beaches and trails perfect for winter strolls.
King Room with Fireplace - Atlantic Oceanside Hotel & Event Center - Bar Harbor, ME
Atlantic Oceanside Hotel & Event Center

119 Eden Street Bar Harbor, ME, 04609 Phone: 207-288-5801 Toll-Free: 800-336-2463

In Maine, winter is a magical time, especially in a luxurious hotel right by the water

Maine is pure magic in the winter, and that is certainly true in beautiful Bar Harbor. Stay at the Atlantic Oceanside Hotel & Event Center, set on 12 acres of oceanfront property, and enjoy all the downtown has to offer, from eclectic shops and restaurants to galleries, theaters and museums. You’re also just a mile to the cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and hiking in Acadia National Park. When you just want to relax at the hotel, there’s a heated indoor pool, hot tubs, and a private beach perfect for winter strolling. From your spacious accommodations, you can look out over Frenchman Bay while enjoying morning coffee (a complimentary continental breakfast is provided) or evening cocktails. You can see equally spectacular views from the Bistro, offering casual fine dining.

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Winter Mountain View - Northeast Kingdom VT Travel and Tourism Association - Get NEKed
Vermont's Northeast Kingdom

Don’t escape from winter: Embrace the magic with a seasonal escape to Northeast Kingdom

Do you want to get away this winter, or do you really want to get away? Travel to Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom and experience over 2,000 square miles of scenic, undisturbed locations, perfect for outdoor activities. There are cross-country skiing and snowshoeing trails, the four-season Jay Peak Resort for downhill skiers and snowboarders. You can hook onto the VAST Trail snowmobile network, skate on a pond, sled down a hill, hike through forests and along lakes, go ice fishing or fat biking. Cozy up to a restaurant or pub fireplace or relax in a resort room or country inn. Shop along the streets of welcoming towns and villages, visit a museum or planetarium or just stop along a scenic spot to watch the stars in the winter sky.
Calvin Coolidge Room - Manchester View - Manchester Center, VT
Manchester View

77 High Meadow Way Manchester Center, VT, 05255 Phone: 802-362-2739 Toll-Free: 800-548-4141

Skiing, snowshoeing, skating or just relaxing by the fire: a winter escape to please everyone

Whether your winter getaway means hitting the slopes, or relaxing in a spa tub and then sitting by a blazing fireplace in your room or suite, the Manchester View has you covered. Tucked in a quiet valley between the Green and Taconic Mountains, the property, with panoramic mountain views, is a wonderland in the winter. It’s just a short drive to Bromley, Stratton and Magic Mountain ski resorts as well as cross-country skiing, skating, snowshoeing and fat-biking at the Viking Nordic Center. There’s amazing winter hiking, too, plus antiquing, local shops and outlet stores. Take a leisurely drive to area museums, a casino, and science centers, open in the winter. Start your day with Manchester View's complimentary Continental breakfast and get and early start on your day's exciting activities.
Fireplace Guest Room - Lord Camden Inn - Camden, ME
Lord Camden Inn

24 Main Street Camden, ME, 04843 Phone: 207-236-4325 Toll-Free: 800-336-4325

Winter in Camden the perfect time to enjoy the outdoors or relax inside by the fire

On the coast of Maine, winter is a great time for outdoor recreation and indoor relaxation, and you can experience all that when you book one of the 36 stylish rooms or suites at the Lord Camden Inn. Some accommodations have fireplaces, and private balconies with river or harbor views. Many incorporate old world brick and other unique architectural touches. Arrange for a private in-room massage or work out in the fitness room. Ready to explore? Stroll the village for great shopping and dining, go for a hike in Camden Hills State Park or head to the Camden Snow Bowl: You can go downhill skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing, ice skating on the pond or zip down the toboggan chute. Cross-country ski and snowshoe trails are also available.

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Winter Day - Whaler's Inn - Mystic, CT
The Whaler's Inn

20 East Main Street Mystic, CT, 06355 Phone: 860-536-1506 Toll-Free: 800-243-2588

Winter shines brightly in Mystic, where historic inn reflects the town’s culture, character

The lights of winter sparkle brightly in downtown Mystic, and there’s a special glow in The Whaler’s Inn, where the culture and character of coastal New England have been reflected for over 125 years. Among the historic inn’s 45 comfortable accommodations are suites with fireplaces, air-jet soaking tubs and picturesque views of the Mystic River, the Bascule Drawbridge and Main Street. Special packages offer everything from wine and specialty desserts to an ocean-themed getaway with tickets to Mystic Aquarium and gifts for the kids. Dine at The Shipwright’s Daughter or just stop in mid-afternoon for the pop-up coffee lounge or early evening for happy hour cocktails and snacks. Visit the Mystic Seaport Museum of America and the Sea and shop in picturesque Olde Mistick Village. Book direct and get a daily dining credit - just click the bed icon below this listing!
Library Winter View - Ponds at Foxhollow - Lenox, MA
Ponds at Foxhollow

Route 7 Lenox, MA, 01240 Phone: 413-637-1469

Wintertime is the perfect time to visit the beautiful Berkshire Mountains

There may be more beautiful places than the Berkshires in the winter, but you’ll be hard-pressed to think of them when you stay at The Ponds at Foxhollow. Framed by breathtaking snow-capped mountains and towering pines, the secluded 223-acre estate offers superb hiking, biking and cross-country skiing opportunities – or you can just cozy up in a comfy chair next to the library fireplace, or the fireplace in your one- or two-bedroom condo unit. There’s so much to do in the Berkshires in the winter, from alpine skiing, snowboarding, skating and snowshoeing to browsing the shops and galleries in picture-postcard towns like Stockbridge and Lenox. Lots of restaurants to choose from, and great museums like the Gilded Age Museum at Ventfort Hall Mansion.
Room 28 - Stanton House Inn - Greenwich, CT
Stanton House Inn

76 Maple Avenue Greenwich, CT, 06830 Phone: 203-869-2110

Cozy spaces, luxurious rooms with soothing views, part of inn’s tranquil winter aura

Greenwich is gorgeous in the winter: store lights glowing in the snow, mansions decorated for the season and restaurants beckoning you with candle-lit tables. At the Stanton House Inn, winter travelers will find plenty of places to achieve that cozy-feeling status: the sunny dining room where complimentary buffet and continental breakfasts are served; the red-accented library room with board games, books, a working parlor organ and a gas fireplace; the bright, airy living room. Some rooms and suites have fireplaces and soothing views of the winter gardens. The Greenwich area has a variety of winter activities, from beach strolls at Greenwich Point Park and winter hikes to a number of historic homes, art museums and galleries.
Exterior Winter View - White Mountain Hotel & Resort - North Conway, NH
White Mountain Hotel & Resort

2560 West Side Road North Conway, NH, 03860 Phone: 603-356-7100 Toll-Free: 800-533-6301

If the mountains are calling you in the winter, listen – and book into this breathtaking resort

Do the mountains call your name in the winter? Escape to the White Mountain Hotel & Resort, where you are surrounded by mountain magic. Breathtaking views are seen from many of the resort’s 80 luxurious rooms and suites as well as from the Ledges Restaurant, where you can enjoy a great meal while looking out over the astonishing vistas. The resort has a cozy tavern, a four-season heated outdoor pool and deck, hot tub, Finnish sauna and fitness center as well as a game room with ping-pong table and video games. It’s near several downhill ski resorts, snowboarding parks and skating venues. Kids will love Santa’s Village as well as nearby dogsledding and horseback-riding opportunities. And couples will love horse-drawn sleigh rides.
Dining Area & Fireplace - Seawinds 2 Resort - Dennisport, MA
Seawinds II

128 Old Wharf Road Dennisport, MA, 02639 Phone: 508-398-1474 Toll-Free: 866-469-8222

Mid-Cape resort a comfortable, centrally located way to enjoy a particularly lovely season

There’s a quiet beauty to Cape Cod in the winter, and you can experience it in style at the Seawinds II resort. Walk the sandy beach right across the street or head out to the National Seashore and other beautiful area beaches for a seasonal stroll. Shop in the Cape’s quaint villages, take a day trip to Martha’s Vineyard or Nantucket, hike nearby trails or break out the cross-country skis. The resort is close to a variety of charming shops and restaurants featuring fresh seafood and other delights. One- and two-bedroom units have full kitchens, dining areas, free wifi and fireplaces. It’s the perfect mid-Cape spot to relax with your significant other or family and enjoy this special, uncrowded time on the Cape.
Lobby & Fireplace - The Pointe Hotel at Castle Hill Resort - Proctorsville, VT
The Pointe Hotel at Castle Hill Resort

Junction of Routes 103 and 131 Proctorsville, VT, 05149 Phone: 802-226-7361 Toll-Free: 888-764-6836

Of course a Vermont resort is the perfect place to enjoy a getaway this winter!

Is a beautiful Vermont resort the perfect place for a winter escape? Of course! After a day spent in the great outdoors, you’ll love coming back to one of the 70 guest rooms or 26 spacious suites at The Pointe at Castle Hill Resort and Spa. Your cozy home away from home has comfy bedding in a variety of options, including king and double-queen rooms with bunk beds. Suites have fully equipped kitchens and living rooms with gas fireplaces. Nearby winter activities include downhill and cross-country skiing, skateboarding, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, horseback riding, ice skating and ice fishing. Inside activities include visiting antiques shops and shopping in country stores and in designer outlets. The area’s towns also offer welcoming holiday-time festivals.

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Winter Cabin - Sterling Ridge Resort - Jeffersonville, VT
Sterling Ridge Resort

155 Sterling Ridge Drive Jeffersonville, VT, 05464 Phone: 802-644-8265

A full slate of activities, coupled with cozy cabins, means memorable winter getaways

Sparkling snow and a cozy log cabin make for ideal winter getaways at the Sterling Ridge Resort, nestled in the mountains of Vermont. Go cross-country skiing or snowshoeing right on the property (snowshoes are complimentary). Or drive 10 minutes or 50 minutes to great downhill skiing. Other area activities: ice skating, sleigh rides, horseback riding, shopping and, for snowmobilers, access to the VAST trails and the Lamoille Valley Rail Trail. There’s even dog-sledding on groomed trails. Back in your fully equipped cabin, sit by the fireplace or wood stove or relax in a whirlpool tub. Watch the stars come out over the mountains by your own fire pit (perfect for s’mores). Many of the cabins are dog-friendly.
First Snowfall - Castle Hill Resort - Proctorsville, VT
Castle Hill Resort

Junction of Routes 103 and 131 Proctorsville, VT, 05149 Phone: 802-226-7361 Toll-Free: 888-764-6836

Whether winter getaway means recreation, relaxation, or both, this lovely resort fits the bill

If your idea of a winter getaway means rising early and hitting the ski slopes or enjoying coffee in a luxurious suite before a day in the spa, the Castle Hill Resort is the ideal spot for you. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the resort’s mansion rooms are cozy, with wood floors, and elegant period furnishings and artwork. Condo accommodations have one, two and three bedrooms, with gourmet kitchens, gas fireplaces and jetted tubs. The award-winning, on-site spa features soothing massages, energizing facials and other body treatments, perfect after a day skiing, skating, snowshoeing or hiking. And the restaurant’s French-inspired American cuisine, served in the glow of candle light, is the perfect end to a perfect winter day.

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Exterior Winter Dusk View - Woodstock Inn, Station & Brewery - North Woodstock, NH
Woodstock Inn Brewery

135 Main Street North Woodstock, NH, 03262 Phone: 603-745-3951 Toll-Free: 800-321-3985

Winter activities, cozy accommodations, fabulous food make for great getaway

What’s not to like about the White Mountains in the winter? Great alpine and cross-country skiing, snowboarding, skating, tubing, snowmobiling and snowshoeing. Tax-free shopping. Fun, cozy villages. Scenic hikes and vistas. The key thing is to find a great headquarters, and that’s where the Woodstock Inn Brewery, one of the state’s most visited country inns, comes in. Book one of the inn’s uniquely decorated rooms, many with gas fireplaces and whirlpool tubs, some with hot tubs, microwaves, and log furniture, and relax, mountain-style. A full country breakfast is included, along with access to an off-property indoor pool and health club. Plan to spend some time enjoying handcrafted brews and fabulous food in the two bars, British-style pub and lively tap room.
Beach Street King Room 415 - Norseman Resorts - Ogunquit, ME
Norseman Resorts

135 Beach Street Ogunquit, ME, 03907 Phone: 207-646-7024 Toll-Free: 800-822-7024

Ski, stroll or just snuggle by the fire at Ogunquit’s only beachfront hotel

Seaside towns can be pretty stunning in the winter, and that is certainly true for Ogunquit, one of Maine’s loveliest destinations four seasons of the year. Stay at the Norseman Resort, the only beachfront hotel on Ogunquit Beach, and enjoy the particular delights of winter on the coast. Walk along famous Marginal Way to admire the ocean crashing on the rocks, go downhill skiing at Powerhouse Hill or cross-country skiing at Harris Farm, take your snowshoes to Mount Agamenticus Conservation Region, or sign up for a guided winter hike at Wells Estuarine Reserve. Warm up afterward in your oceanview room by the fireplace, or in a massage chair. The resort, pet-friendly in the winter, also has a sauna and exercise room with a smart exercise bike.

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Sleigh Ride - Mountain Top Inn - Chittenden, VT
Mountain Top Resort

195 Mountain Top Road Chittenden, VT, 05737 Phone: 802-483-2311

All the ingredients for that perfect winter escape can be found at mountain resort

If you were to plan the ideal winter getaway, what would you include? Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing trails practically at your doorstep? Staying in a cozy cabin or finely appointed lodge room? Hearty breakfasts in the morning and s’mores by the fire pit at night? Ice skating followed by a soak in the hot tub or massage in the spa? All that and much, much more is yours at the Mountain Top Resort, where luxurious lodging, artfully crafted cuisine and a full slate of activities combine to create a little piece of winter paradise. Go for a horse-drawn sleigh ride, let the kids sled down the hill or explore the area’s unique shops, restaurants, covered bridges, breweries and alpine skiing resorts.
Suite Living Room - Beachside Village Resort - Falmouth, MA
Beachside Village

45 Surf Drive Falmouth, MA, 02540 Phone: 508-548-3975 Toll-Free: 866-469-8222

Former sea captain’s mansion a cozy place to enjoy the beauty, and activities, of the Cape in winter

Cape Cod truly sparkles in the winter, and you can see why when you book your winter getaway at the Beachside Village in Falmouth. The Cape’s cozy seaside villages are lit up and welcoming in the winter, the snow glistens off its beautiful beaches, and restaurants (no lines!) are aglow with candle light. The resort, once a seaside mansion for a well-to-do boat captain, offers guests exceptional views of Martha’s Vineyard across Falmouth Harbor. Accommodations include kitchenettes, dining areas, and decks, balconies or patios. Stroll the area’s gorgeous beaches, shop its intriguing stores, visit historical sites, or break out the hiking boots and enjoy its many scenic trails. And, it’s a quick trip to Martha’s Vineyard or Nantucket.
Mini Kitchen - Holly Tree Resort - West Yarmouth, MA
Holly Tree Resort

412 Main Street -- Route 28 West Yarmouth, MA, 02673 Phone: 866-469-8222

Experience winter on the Cape: breathtaking beaches, great trails – and bargains!

Come see the Cape in the winter! Stay at the Holly Tree Resort in a cozy studio or one-bedroom suite, with amenities including an indoor pool, whirlpool, and game and fitness rooms. Some deluxe suites have in-room whirlpools, and all suites have kitchenettes. Explore history-rich Yarmouth, with a 19th-century windmill and historic sea captain’s homes. Take a ferry to Martha’s Vineyard or Nantucket or take advantage of the scenic trails with hiking, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing as well as restaurants with no long lines and shops with sales! Walk the dramatic National Seashore beaches, seek out that perfect antique, check out museums and galleries or just stroll through the Cape’s picturesque villages, decked out in all their winter splendor.
Living Area - Edgewater Beach Resort - Dennisport, MA
Edgewater Beach Resort

95 Chase Avenue Dennisport, MA, 02639 Phone: 508-398-6922 Toll-Free: 866-469-8222

Winter is a special season on the Cape: no crowds and the beaches are still beautiful

Each season is special on Cape Cod, and winter is no exception. At the Edgewater Beach Resort, a fully renovated oceanfront resort in the heart of Cape Cod, you are right on the beach overlooking Nantucket Sound, with dramatic wintertime views. The Dennis Port resort has an indoor pool and hot tub spa with lounge chair seating and plenty of books and movies to borrow to enjoy in your two-bedroom, one-bedroom or studio suite, complete with kitchenettes. Some units have whirlpool tubs and gas fireplaces. Explore the Cape, where winter means picturesque hiking, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing trails, discounts in the shops and no lines in the restaurants. Stroll through quaint villages, visit a museum or gallery or take in some community theater.
Snow Day View - Center Harbor Inn - Center Harbor, NH
Center Harbor Inn

294 Whittier Highway Center Harbor, NH, 03226 Phone: 603-253-4347 Toll-Free: 877-567-2117

Upscale beachfront resort celebrates the wonder that is winter in the Lakes Region

New Hampshire’s Lakes Regions is transformed into a glittering wonderland in the winter, a perfect time to visit the Center Harbor Inn on Lake Winnipesaukee’s northwest shore. The scenery is snow-covered, and the skiing, skating, snowmobiling and snowshoeing are first-rate. Seasonal events include everything from an ice beer fest and sled dog derby to pond hockey tournaments and an ice-fishing derby – check the website for special event packages and for a winter adventure package that includes snowshoe rentals and hot chocolate and cookies upon arrival. Relax in your upscale room with stunning lake and mountain views from your private deck or patio or soak in the four-season outdoor hot tub overlooking the harbor and surrounded by heated pavers.

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Fireplace Room #9 500x250 - Inn at Harbor Hill Marina B&B - Niantic, CT
Inn at Harbor Hill Marina B&B

60 Grand Street Niantic, CT, 06357 Phone: 860-739-0331

Wondering what to do in the winter? Escape to this classic waterfront inn

When winter comes to coastal Connecticut, you can enjoy the serenity of the snowy seaside in your classic suite at the Inn at Harbor Hill Marina. Greet the morning with a complimentary breakfast buffet with specialty items like signature homemade waffles and eggs cooked to order. Stroll through the quaint village of Niantic, take a winter beach walk or hike or head to nearby resorts and parks for downhill and cross-country skiing, snowboarding, skating and snow-tubing. Back at the inn, relax by your room’s fireplace or in your large soaking tub or sip wine by the fire in the gathering room. The inn’s Relax and Recharge package includes robes, slippers, two inn coffee mugs and late checkout: all you need for that perfect winter getaway.
Waterview Grand Suite - Grand Harbor Inn - Camden, ME
Grand Harbor Inn

14 Bay View Landing Camden, ME, 04843 Phone: 207-230-7177 Toll-Free: 877-553-6997

Harborside inn’s fireplaces and proximity to winter activities make it a classic snow-season destination

You’re close to a host of wintertime activities when you book one of the 10 finely appointed rooms or suites at the Grand Harbor Inn, perched at the edge of scenic Camden Harbor. In addition to great winter hiking, the town boasts a Snow Bowl, where activities include alpine skiing, snowboarding, a snow-tubing slope, ice skating on the pond, and a toboggan chute (the National Toboggan Championships are held in Camden in February). There are also cross-country skiing and snowshoeing trails. Back at the inn, you can relax before your room’s fireplace, or in the whirlpool tub, or with an in-room massage or other spa service. Breakfast is delivered to your room each morning: a great way to start your active day.

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Winter Train - Conway Scenic Railroad - North Conway, NH
Conway Scenic Railroad

38 Norcross Circle North Conway, NH, 03860 Phone: 603-356-5251 Toll-Free: 800-232-5251

All aboard the Snow Train for a scenic, serene journey from North Conway to Attitash

Travel past snowy fields and forests aboard Conway Scenic Railroad’s Snow Train. The wintery journey in vintage cars over historic tracks begins at the iconic 1874 Russian Revival-style station in North Conway Village. After a leisurely, serene ride through the snowy landscape of the White Mountains, you’ll arrive at the Attitash Whistle Stop, near bustling and picturesque Attitash Mountain Village. Passengers have the option to lay over between trains in Attitash. The round trip takes an hour and 40 minutes. Children under 4 ride free in coach. Light snacks and beverages can be purchased in the North Conway station gift shop and brought on board. The Snow Train runs every weekend through March 6, plus the two school vacation weeks in February and March.
Naulahka Snow Day - Landmark Trust - Dummerston, VT
The Landmark Trust USA

707 Kipling Road Dummerston, VT, 05301 Phone: 802-254-6868

Celebrate winter from the cozy, stunning surroundings of these historic lodgings

It’s quite the winter paradise at the historic rental properties of The Landmark Trust USA. At Rudyard Kipling’s Naulakha, the home (sleeps up to eight) built for him in 1892, guests can go sledding and snowshoeing right on the property. At The Amos Brown House, a Federal-style brick farmhouse (sleeps up to six) built in 1892, you can bring your cross-country skis or snowmobile to enjoy right out the front door. Or maybe you want to snuggle by the gas log stove in the cozy Sugarhouse cabin (sleeps up to two) or classic Dutton Farmhouse (sleeps up to eight). Warm things up in Kipling’s Carriage House (sleeps up to four) where the kitchen is perfect for baking. From all the properties, it’s a short trip to alpine ski slopes, hiking trails, museums, shops and restaurants.
Winter Sign View - Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa - Whitefield, NH
Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa

Mountain View Road Whitefield, NH, 03598 Phone: 888-260-4929

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow: At this mountain resort, winter just means more fun

Mountain View Grand is open for overnight stays! Please review our health & safety measures for current updates and information.

A vacation in the snow-capped White Mountains in a resort with a spa, indoor pool and rooms perfect for relaxing with a cup of cocoa: Now that’s the winter retreat you’ve been looking for. Find it at the Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa, where your luxurious room or suite looks out over mountain and valley vistas. Dine on classic farm-to-table fare at the Harvest Tavern or enjoy wine and food pairings in the 1865 Wine Cellar. And, after a day spent skiing, skating, snow-tubing, snowshoeing, snowboarding, dog-sledding or snowmobiling, relax in the heated indoor pool and sauna, or in the Health and Wellness Center’s four-person hot tub. For the kids, there’s a game room – and just a 20-minute drive to Santa’s Village.
Living Area - Brant Point Courtyard - Nantucket, MA
Brant Point Courtyard

15 Swain Street Nantucket, MA, 02554 Phone: 508-228-0241 Toll-Free: 866-469-8222

Escape to the island of Nantucket for a winter getaway in a cozy, convenient resort

As breathtaking in the winter as it is in summer, the island of Nantucket beckons couples and families seeking a snowy-season retreat. When you stay at the Brant Point Courtyard, you’ll be close to the island’s fine restaurants, shopping, museums, historic sites and trails ideal for hiking and bird-watching. (Half of the island is held in conservation trust, so the trails are truly spectacular.) It’s a seven-minute walk into town, with its cobblestone streets, stately whaling captain’s mansions, lighthouse and scenic waterfront. Check out the Whaling Museum or Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum. Some of the resort’s units have fireplaces, jetted tubs, four-poster or canopy beds and full kitchens – all you need to snuggle in for a rejuvenating winter retreat.
Winter View - Summit Resort - Laconia, NH
Summit Resort

177 Mentor Avenue Laconia, NH, 03246 Phone: 603-556-7028 Toll-Free: 855-474-4360

Spacious resort the ideal home base to plan your winter getaway activities

Let the Summit Resort be your home base for a winter getaway in New Hampshire’s famous Lakes Region. Enjoy great local alpine and cross-country skiing, snow tubing and snowboarding at one of central New Hampshire's great ski mountains. The area’s 273 lakes and ponds means a variety of sites for hockey, skating and ice fishing. And the folks at the front desk will be happy to give you directions to the best sledding hills or arrange for snowshoe rentals. Or maybe you want to pretend it’s summer in the resort’s indoor pool area, with a heated pool and water slide, oversized hot tub and tropical drinks served from a poolside bar. Ask about winter getaway packages for shoppers and families.

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Room #25 with Fireplace 500x250 - Harbor Light Inn - Marblehead, MA
Harbor Light Inn

58 Washington Street Marblehead, MA, 01945 Phone: 781-631-2186

Cozy and welcoming, this historic Marblehead inn really sparkles in the winter

Long considered one of New England’s most romantic towns, Marblehead is particularly appealing in the winter, and there’s no lovelier place to appreciate it than the Harbor Light Inn, in the town’s historic harbor district. Walk down to the glistening harbor, stop into galleries and shops and dine in cozy restaurants. Or take a short drive to Salem to visit the amazing Peabody Essex Museum. Back at the 18th-century inn, continue the cozy theme in your spacious room, with a working fireplace and perhaps a two-person jetted tub. Or, grab a board game to play by the atrium fireplace. The inn’s popular Tavern is a great place for a burger or a bowl of clam chowder and a glass of wine or an evening cordial.
Fireplace Double Room - Fireside Inn Ocean's Edge - Belfast, ME
Fireside Inn Ocean's Edge

159 Searsport Avenue Belfast, ME, 04915 Phone: 207-338-2090

Sit by the fireside in your room-with-a-view or head out for skiing, snowshoeing, shopping

Book yourself into a delightful fireplace room at the Fireside Inn & Suites Ocean’s Edge and prepare to enjoy a winter getaway, coastal-Maine style. Every room and suite at the inn has a lovely view of Penobscot Bay, and some come with fireplaces and massage chairs. The inn features an indoor heated mineral pool kept at the perfect temperature as well as a whirlpool and sauna with spectacular views. Head into Belfast for great shopping and dining, or explore nearby shore towns, glittering and welcoming in the winter. There’s great winter hiking, fat biking, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing, and alpine skiing in the nearby Camden Snow Bowl. Visit the extensive collections at the Farnsworth Art Museum and Penobscot Marine Museum.
Sunset View from the Water - Weekapaug Inn - Westerly, RI
Weekapaug Inn

25 Spray Rock Road Westerly, RI, 02891 Phone: 877-394-8902

Luxurious shoreline inn particularly warm and welcoming in the winter months

Warm and welcoming all four seasons, the Weekapaug Inn is particularly inviting in the winter, when its tranquil location on the Rhode Island shoreline overlooking Quonochontaug Pond and the Atlantic Ocean just beyond makes for a cozy waterfront retreat. The inn’s private beach’s firm sand in the winter makes for great walking in the warmth of the sun reflecting off the water. Sometimes, after it snows, guests ski along the upper beach while others can walk the snow-free sand to the tideline. Afterward, enjoy your spacious suite’s soaking tub, water views and luxurious bedding. Visit the fitness center, dine in the restaurant on fabulous farm-to-table cuisine or have a cocktail by the fireplace in the bar. Guests also have access to a nearby sister inn’s spa.

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Winter Exterior - Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club - Brewster, MA
Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club

2907 Main Street (Route 6A) Brewster, MA, 02631 Phone: 508-896-9000 Toll-Free: 800-343-6074

Here’s a wonderful idea: Book your winter getaway at gorgeous resort on Cape Cod Bay

Are you already thinking about your winter getaway? Don’t rule out Cape Cod, which is breathtakingly beautiful in the winter (and less crowded!). Book a villa or mansion room at the Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club, a slice of beachfront paradise every season of the year. Brewster’s beaches, among the country’s loveliest, are dramatic and walkable in the winter, and among the resort’s amenities are rooms with stunning water views from private balconies. Book a spa day at The Beach House, swim in the heated indoor pools, enjoy the sauna and hot tub. Start your day with breakfast in the charming Roscommon Room and end it with steak frites or a burger in Bayzo’s Pub.
Cozy Library - Boston Harbor Hotel - Boston, MA
Boston Harbor Hotel

70 Rowes Wharf Boston, MA, 02119 Phone: 617-439-7000 Toll-Free: 800-752-7077

Warm up to the idea of a winter escape at this hotel in the center of walkable, wonderful Boston

There may be a chill in the air, but you’ll find yourself warming up to the idea of a winter escape at the Boston Harbor Hotel, a Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five-Diamond urban resort right on the city’s vibrant harbor. Relax in your harbor- or city-view room or suite, take advantage of the 24-hour state-of-the-art fitness center with Peloton bikes or unwind in the 60-foot lap pool, sauna and eucalyptus-infused steam room. Soak up the inviting atmosphere (and enjoy the area’s freshest seafood) at the Rowes Wharf Sea Grille, or grab a cocktail at the Rowes Wharf Bar. The hotel is close to the New England Aquarium, lively Faneuil Hall, the theater district and Freedom Trail.
Double Room - Cape Cod Holiday Estates - Mashpee, MA
Cape Cod Holiday Estates

97 Four Seasons Drive Mashpee, MA, 02649 Phone: 508-477-3377 Toll-Free: 866-469-8222

Celebrate the Cape in the winter from your cozy free-standing vacation home

Fun vacations don’t end in the winter on Cape Cod: The beaches are still perfect for strolling, the quaint towns and villages still great for shopping, the restaurants still offering fine dining – with no waiting! At the Cape Cod Holiday Estates, you’ll enjoy all the amenities, including an indoor pool and game room. Two- and three-bedroom units, with fully equipped kitchens, two bathrooms and whirlpool tubs, sleep four and six people, respectively, and have plenty of room to unwind. Each home is on its own lot, surrounded by lawns and trees. Located between Falmouth and Hyannis, the resort is less than three miles from South Cape Beach and Nantucket Sound, a short drive to island ferries, museums, arts venues and restaurants.
Romantic Fireplace Couple - XV Beacon - Boston, MA
XV Beacon

15 Beacon Street Boston, MA, 02108 Phone: 617-670-1500 Toll-Free: 877-982-3226

Winter is pretty wonderful in Boston; enjoy it by staying at this luxury hotel

Winter is the perfect season to visit Boston, especially the Beacon Hill neighborhood where XV Beacon, a luxury boutique hotel, is located. The historic neighborhood’s lamp-lit streets and cobblestone alleys are especially enchanting after a snow fall. Ask about the hotel’s Winter Wishes package, with a discount for staying two nights; the Year of the Tiger package in February, celebrating Chinese New Year; or the Be Mine package for Valentine’s Day. Snuggle into your feather bed in your room or suite with a gas fireplace, commissioned artwork, jetted tub and white marble bathroom with heated towel racks. Stroll through Boston Common, take in the city’s shops and galleries, catch a Bruins or Celtics game at TD Garden: It’s a great time to be in the city. XV Beacon ranked 1st on Conde Nast's list of 10 Top Hotels in Boston: Readers Choice Awards 2017-20.
King Suite 500x250 - Deerfield Inn - Deerfield, MA
Deerfield Inn

81 Old Main Street Deerfield, MA, 01342 Phone: 413-774-5587

Cozy, comfortable inn has a long tradition of welcoming winter travelers

When you think about winter travel, what words come to mind? If they include “cozy” and “inviting,” then book your vacation at the Deerfield Inn. The inn, which dates back to the late 19th century, offers 24 uniquely decorated and comfortable guest rooms in the main house and carriage house. Champney’s Restaurant and Tavern is a cozy place for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with warming fireplaces and wing chairs. And there’s plenty to do in the area, from strolling down Main Street with its historic homes to visiting the Memorial Hall Museum with local antiquities (including the world’s largest pumpkin pie pan and oldest rag doll in America) and nearby Hancock Shaker Village and Sturbridge Village, which both re-create early New England life.
Winter Getaway - Stoweflake Mountain Resort & Spa - Stowe, VT
Stoweflake Mountain Resort & Spa

1746 Mountain Road Stowe, VT, 05672 Phone: 802-253-7355 Toll-Free: 800-253-2232

Enjoy winter at its finest at this mountain resort close to great skiing, hiking, skating

Pack up your skis, snowboard, skates, snowshoes or your hiking gear, and head to the Stoweflake Mountain Resort & Spa for an exhilarating winter break. The resort, on 50 acres with groomed trails, a state-of-the-art fitness center, luxurious spa and indoor pool, offers rooms and suites with breathtaking views of Mt. Mansfield (plus fireplaces and whirlpool jetted tubs). And the Stowe area, with an average of 300 inches of snow a year, is home to some of the East’s best alpine and cross-country skiing, snowboarding and snowshoeing. Take a dog-sledding tour on the resort’s trails, a moonlight snowshoe tour to a hidden sugarhouse in the woods, or a romantic sleigh ride. There’s ice skating on the pond, and snowmobile tours can be arranged.
King Suite - Briar Barn Inn - Rowley, MA
Briar Barn Inn

101 Main Street Rowley, MA, 01969 Phone: 978-653-5323

Stylish rooms, in-house spa, inviting restaurant: That’s a recipe for the perfect winter escape

Delightfully dramatic and charmingly cozy in the winter, the North Shore is the perfect area to explore during a weekday or weekend getaway, and there is no more idyllic location to launch your exploration than the Briar Barn Inn in historic Rowley. Hike coastal trails, explore antiques shops and galleries and sample a variety of fine-dining and casual restaurants. Then head back to your suite in this welcoming inn, where in-room amenities include gas fireplaces, soaking tubs, luxurious linens and soothing decor with curated art and antiques. Enjoy fresh fare and creative cocktails at the on-site restaurant, Grove, and book a massage or facial at the inn’s spa. In the evening, relax with a glass of wine by the courtyard fire pit.
Boutique Guest Room 500x250 - 16 Bay View - Camden, ME
16 Bay View Hotel Camden

16 Bay View Street Camden, ME, 04843 Phone: 207-236-4325

Wondering how to get away this winter? Book a luxurious suite at this elegant hotel

Wondering about a winter getaway? Imagine checking in to your exquisite suite at 16 Bay View, stepping out onto your ornamental iron balcony to marvel at the view of snowy Camden Harbor. Stroll down to the harbor or into the town’s boutiques, fine restaurants and galleries, then come back for small plates and cocktails by a roaring fire in the hotel’s Vintage Room. Back in your room, relax by your own fireplace, arrange for an in-room massage or soak in your deep free-standing tub. For outdoor enthusiasts, there’s skiing, snowboarding, tubing, snowshoeing and tobogganing at the Camden Snow Bowl. The hotel also has passes to the local YMCA with pool and fitness facility. And every day begins with a sumptuous continental breakfast buffet.

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Living Area - Brewster Green - Brewster, MA
Brewster Green Resort

203 Lund Farm Way Brewster, MA, 02631 Phone: 508-896-7551 Toll-Free: 866-469-8222

Lots to do on the Cape in the winter, and this resort makes a perfect headquarters

There’s so much to do on the Cape in the winter! When you stay at the Brewster Green Resort, you’re close to trails for hiking and cross-country skiing. The bayside and ocean beaches are wild and wonderful for walking and exploring, and there are ponds perfect for skating. At the resort, off picturesque Route 6A (where the antiquing is amazing), you’ll enjoy an indoor pool, exercise room, a common area for board games and reading, among other activities. The resort’s two- and three-bedroom units have full kitchens, patios, washer/dryers, living rooms and dining rooms. Winter means no lines at restaurants, discounts at boutiques and shops, and a lot less traffic! It’s a great time to plan your Cape Cod vacation.
Sitting Area & Fireplace - Sea Mist Resort - Mashpee, MA
Sea Mist Resort

141 Great Neck Road South Mashpee, MA, 02649 Phone: 508-477-0549 Toll-Free: 866-469-8222

Plan your winter getaway from your suite, townhouse or condo at this resort in the heart of the Cape

Settle in to your comfortable, spacious suite, townhouse or condo at the Sea Mist Resort and plan your winter getaway. Centrally located between Falmouth and Hyannis, the resort is a jumping-off point for a variety of local restaurants, beaches, historical sites, shopping – and trips to Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket, both absolutely stunning in the winter. There’s an on-site clubhouse with table tennis, a pool table and fitness center, an indoor pool, whirlpool and sauna, and biking and walking paths accessible right from the resort. One- and two-bedroom accommodations include full kitchens, living rooms, wifi and patios or decks. Take a winter beach hike, cross-country ski or snowshoe on trails, dine by candlelight in a restaurant without a line to get in!
Winter View - Steele Hill Resorts - Sanbornton, NH
Steele Hill Resorts

516 Steele Hill Road Sanbornton, NH, 03269 Phone: 603-524-0500 Toll-Free: 855-475-4372

Wondering about a winter getaway? This full-service resort has mountains of activities

At the Steele Hill Resorts, in the heart of the Lakes Region, the stunning views of Lakes Winnipesaukee and Winnisquam, framed by the White Mountains, are even more breathtaking in winter, under a blanket of glistening snow. From your spacious, well-appointed room (some suites have two-person jetted tubs and fireplaces), you can plan your day of downhill or cross-country skiing, outlet shopping, hiking, snowmobiling or snowshoeing. Or, just stay put in the 500-acre resort, where activities include skating, tobogganing, sledding – and campfires with s’mores by the pond. There’s a year-round pool, hot tubs, racquetball courts, air hockey and lobby gaming stations. Dine by the fire at Tova’s Tavern or enjoy scenic views from the Hilltop restaurant.

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Kids on the Slopes - Mt. Washington Valley Chamber - North Conway, NH
Mt. Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce

Santa’s Village, ski resorts, great restaurants: What more could you want for a winter escape?

How could a region with an attraction called Santa’s Village not be perfect for your winter getaway? And that’s in addition to Mt. Washington Valley’s seven alpine ski resorts and six cross-country centers. When you’re done hitting the slopes and trails, there are back-country ski tours, groomed snowshoeing and snowmobile trails, ponds for skating, terrain parks for snowboarding and hills for tubing and sledding. Shopping and dining are plentiful and fun in North Conway and other villages and towns, and lodging options, from elegant country inns with fireplaced rooms to resorts with indoor pools and hot tubs, are plentiful. Visit a winery or brewery or dine by candle light, and don’t forget to check the website for annual holiday, food, art and other festivals. Click above to visit our website or call our friendly concierge at 800-337-3563 for more info on first class lodging and exciting events to plan your next adventure!