15 Best Romantic Weekend Getaways In Connecticut

  • SWATHI RAMASWAMY
  • UPDATED Jul 04, 2018
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The North-eastern state of United States, Connecticut, has a humid continental climate that makes it a nice comfortable place for a getaway. Being sandwiched in between two major cities namely New York and Boston, Connecticut is easily accessible. Filled with a variety of activities, classes, beaches and a lovely community, Connecticut makes an ideal getaway for couples.

1. Saybrook Point Inn & Spa

Being one of the unique vacation spots in Connecticut, The Saybrook Point Inn & Spa is located directly on the shore of Long Island. This is an ideal Inn for couples looking for a getaway as they have 82 types of rooms to choose from with a breath-taking view.

ACITIVITES: Spa, health club and a fresh salt water restaurant.

2. Inn At Stonington

Located on a waterfront, in the historic village of Stonington Borough, is this classy Inn with 18 uniquely decorated rooms. These rooms include balconies, fireplaces and an amazing scenic view.

ACTIVITIES: Fitness rooms, sailing, kayaking, boat cruises, complimentary continental breakfast, wine and cheese.

3. Steamboat Inn

Owning a private and spacious dock, Steamboat Inn is Mystic’s only waterfront property. Located in the heart of Mystic, this luxurious Inn provides an intimate experience. Being only a walking distance away from restaurants, galleries and antique shops, boredom could never accompany you on your journey. The Inn provides WIFI. Casinos, seaport, aquariums and other such attractions are merely at a walking distance.

ACTIVITIES: Complimentary refreshments and cookies and provisions of biking.

4. Fitch Claremont Vineyard & BB

Located in a vineyard, the Fitch Claremont Vineyard & BB is a dream come true for couples who love wine. Transformed from a rustic farmhouse to a public house and aristocrat residency, the Fitch Claremont Vineyard & BB is nested near Mystic Village, Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods, which occupies the 1790 Fitch Claremont House. Enjoying the lively history with a glass of fresh wine would be an ideal relaxing getaway. The 30 acres of lush farmland provides a sense of privacy for couples looking for an intimate experience.

ACTIVITIES: Full vineyard breakfast is served with freshly baked bread, pastries and other homemade goodies.

5. The Wallingford Victorian Inn

The Wallingford Victorian Inn was built at the end of the 19th century in a rich Victorian craftsmanship, which has been lovingly preserved till date. The 5 luxurious suites are sure to transport you back to the 19th-century elegant lifestyle. The Inn is equipped with cable TVs, fine linens, free WIFI, iPod players and many more facilities. The transition between the modern day and the traditional lifestyle can be felt by simply walking into the Wallingford Victorian Inn.

6. The Daniel Rust House Bed and Breakfast

Built in 1731 and established in 1800 as a rest house for travellers, The Daniel Rust House is a piece of Coventry history which has carried its traditions until today. The 3 rooms and a cottage that is available are a reflection of the old traditional Inn with its antique furnishing.

ACTIVITIES: Welcoming common rooms with various activities like a cooking hearth, stone room, breakfast offered every morning and provision of coffee and tea.

7. The Bee And Thistle Inn

The Bee and Thistle Inn was built by Judge William Noyes in 1756. The magnificent Georgian mansion was later converted into The Bee and Thistle Inn in 1930. The rooms available have fireplaces, fine views, free WIFI and period furnishings. The Inn is located near the Florence Griswold Museum and the Rocky Neck State Park. A perfect romantic getaway with couple spa treatments you can enjoy with your loved one.

ACTIVITIES: In-house spa, Bonne Santé Wellness Centre, Chestnut Grille and Lounge and service of gourmet cuisine. 

8. The Connecticut River Valley Inn

The Connecticut River Valley Inn

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Located in the heart of Glastonbury’s historic district, The Connecticut River Valley Inn is a beautifully renovated historic Inn. This Inn was built in 1740 and sits on a beautiful landscaped 2-acre property. The Inn is closely located to scenic river trail, high quality shops and restaurants. Couples looking for a romantic getaway can book the romantic rooms which are not only spacious, comfortable and quite but are private as well. The rooms include fireplaces, balconies, free wireless internet and LCD TVs.

ACTIVITIES: Gourmet home cooked breakfast is served.

9. The Old Mystic Inn

The Old Mystic Inn is located 3 miles north of the Historic Mystic. This Inn is perfect as it is hidden away in the Old Mystic providing privacy for couples looking for a romantic getaway, yet is located close to local attractions, shopping and dining. The rooms have an antique furnishing with modern amenities, making it a perfect blend between antique and modern.

ACTIVITIES: Breakfast

10. Silas W.Robbins House Bed And Breakfast

This large Victorian home was restored to an Inn, maintaining its elegance and luxury. Enjoying a breakfast on the front porch and admiring the stunning structure is sure to take you back in time. The rooms provided have an antique furnishing that helps reflect the period the home was built in.

ACTIVITIES: Breakfast arrangements.

11. The B&B AT Bartlett Farm

Located on farmland, this farmhouse was built around 1784. Nested in Guilford, one of Connecticut’s oldest towns, this farmhouse offers 3 rooms equipped with TVs, wireless internet and private baths.

ACTIVITIES: Breakfast.

12. The Mansion Inn Bed And Breakfast

Located in the centre of Connecticut, this Inn offers a historic home experience to its guests. The mansion housed a family that was close to Mark Twain’s family while next to Harriet Beecher Stowe. The rooms provided are decorated in a blend of history and luxury.

ACTIVITIES: Breakfast is served on the patio or the fireside.

13. Stanton House Inn

Stanton House Inn

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The Stanton House Inn was built in 1850 as a private residence for over 100 years. The Stanton House Inn offers 20 rooms that are decorated in different furnishes. The Inn is located perfectly in romantic Greenwich, making it an ideal getaway.

ACTIVITIES: Pool, complimentary breakfast served in the open air patio or dining room and fireplaces.

14. Scranton Seahorse Inn

The Scranton Seahorse Inn was a Greek revival home, built in 1833 allows its guest to experience New England history, still being closely located to independent restaurants, shops, special boutiques and other tourist attractions.

ACTIVITIES: The activities depend on the package you selected. However, a full breakfast is served daily to all the guests.

15. Tolland Inn

Hidden in the pleasant town of Tolland, this Inn provides a perfect private getaway for couples. It is closely located to Sturbridge village and New England Air Museum, often being chosen by people visiting the University of Connecticut. All the rooms available include fireplaces and private hot tubs.

ACTIVITIES: Breakfast and breakfast picnics.

These perfect hotels are sure to make your romantic getaway a success. The areas the hotels and Inns are located are all close to tourist attractions and other activities, which are sure to keep boredom far away.

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