Grab a bottle of wine and your camera and head to 16 Bay View. Perfectly located in downtown Camden with views of the harbor, this spot is ideal for couples interested in harbor views, local eateries and snuggling up early.
If beaches, bicycles and barbeques are your thing, head to Baron's Cove, a nautically inspired hotel in Sag Harbor. The town is packed with delicious places to eat and drink as well as miles of water to paddle, swim, and boat in.
For your next fairy tale getaway, skip Disney (which is nowhere near NYC anyway) and head straight to Tarrytown. Here you'll be able to stay in a historically landmarked castle. Enjoy the royal treatment: the hotel offers goose-down comforters, five-star dining and a full service spa.
The train ride passes through just three states but what awaits at the end of the six-and-a-half-hour journey is a picturesque setting that feels worlds away from NYC. Nestled in the watchful shadows of the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains, Virginia’s Charlottesville is home to long sleepy country roads, idyllic farms, and delicious homemade breakfasts.
If your definition of romance includes wine and cheese followed by a candlelit dinner, then Geneva on the Lake is for you. Along with the gorgeous landscapes of the region, the over 125 local vineyards make this a worthy escape.
The Hotel Fauchère ia a gorgeous boutique hotel that mixes the urban and country for a chic hideaway. Take in the morning sunlight on your private terrace before enjoying a continental breakfast, which includes local farm produce.
Outdoorsy couples looking for a step up from camping should head to the cabins of the Trout Lake Club in the Southern Adirondacks. Enjoy the lake during the day, grab an ice cream cone before movie night and then huddle around the campfire as darkness descends.
For the New England version of a French country estate replete with a waterfall and Koi pond, head to the Mirbeau Inn & Spa in Plymouth. The on-site spa, daily yoga, and Monet-inspired gardens offer a truly tranquil getaway.
The Kemble Inn is an historic mansion (originally built as a summer home for the Secretary of State) perfectly located in Lenox. Mix live music with your getaway to the Berkshires at the local Tanglewood Music Center.
For an urban getaway, head to Boston to indulge in a luxurious stay at the Fairmont Copley Plaza. The Fairmont offers all the bells and whistles from a health club to room service and a central location to Newbury Street.
This bed and breakfast is the perfect spot for a romantic retreat with fireplaces, jacuzzis (in the room) and an on call masseuse. Book a couple's specific package and you'll be rewarded with chocolate and champagne. The Connecticut seaside is beautiful too.
Tucked away in Southern Vermont, the Inn Victoria is simply adorable with its decorative lamps, plush pillows, and tea kettles. Additionally, the inn is part of the Vermont Inn to Inn Walking Tour so it can be a launch point for a meandering adventure to 3 other inns throughout the Vermont countryside.
Notable for its location atop the side of a cliff, and its commitment to sustainability, the Cliff House is worth the trip from New York City. Enjoy posh accommodations, luxurious spa treatments, afternoon nature walks and drinks on the deck.
Perfectly perched near Mirror Lake, the Inn & Spa offers cozy nooks to curl up in with a book in the winter, and direct access to the lake for swimming and boating in the summer. Among all of the Adirondack options on this list, the Mirror Lake Inn & Spa offers the most pampering and luxury of them all.
Perched in the Poconos, a tad over two hours west of New York City, there is a place completely deserving of the label “hidden gem.” First opened in the late 1920s as a gentlemen’s golf club, Skytop Lodge is a National Trust Historic Hotel and 5,500-acre camp for couples and families alike.