Southern Vermont is a romantic’s dream. With stunning mountain peaks, green rolling hills, and flowing streams, its natural beauty and charm make it ideal for weddings, anniversaries, and honeymoons. Below, we’ve created a guide on how to plan the best romantic getaway in Vermont. However, if you are looking for more ways to surprise your sweetie, simply download our free Southern Vermont Vacation Guide. It is full of recommendations on restaurants, spas, theaters, and more.
How to Plan The Best Romantic Getaway In Vermont
Explore Vermont’s Natural Beauty
There are so many incredible places to see when you visit Southern Vermont. For those planning a proposal, the Battenkill River, the Appalachian Trail, or any of the area’s lovely covered bridges are all wonderful options.
In addition, with each new season, you can look forward to plenty of great activities. If you and your sweetie love skiing, then head over to Bromley Mountain. Late spring and summer are great for hiking the Appalachian Trail and visiting the area’s vibrant farms. Fall is the most popular season to visit and for a good reason. Much of the area transforms with reds, yellows, and oranges, making any place in Southern Vermont a beautiful place to be.
Visit a Local Winery Winery
There is something inherently romantic about a winery at sunset. Located just 20 minutes away from The Arlington Inn, you will find North River Winery. Sample their international award-winning wines and pair them with some Vermont cheese and homemade fudge from their shop. Afterward, take your time to wander and browse the quaint shops of Camelot Village!
Have A Candlelit Dinner
An amazing dinner is a quintessential aspect of planning the perfect romantic getaway. Luckily, when you stay at The Arlington Inn, you won’t need to travel far to enjoy the area’s best restaurant. Our very own restaurant, The Arlington Restaurant, has a menu full of seasonally inspired creations. In the warmer months, you can enjoy outside seating on our patio with lovely views of the gardens. In the winter, you can look forward to cozy dinners as our wood burning fireplace flickers in the background. After dinner, stroll through the many outside garden venues with an afternoon or evening cocktail. It truly completes the experience!
See a Show at the Theater
Dinner with a show is a classic combination. Weston Playhouse and Dorset Playhouse are only a short trip away from our inn; both venues are great locations to enjoy live theater. If you happen to visit during summer, the Manchester Music Festival is another great option. This one-of-a-kind music festival showcases all of the things that we love about classical music, including intimate chamber groups and mesmerizing orchestras.
Enjoy the Intimacy of The Arlington Inn
The beauty of choosing smaller lodging is the personalized touched that you receive with your stay. When you choose any of our lovely accommodations, like Justin James’ Suite, you can always look forward to the best amenities, packages, and top-notch service. You and your sweetie can enjoy a complimentary and home-cooked breakfast with each nights stay. And in the evening, remember to stop by Deming Tavern and relax with your favorite cocktail in the gardens. If you are ready to plan your next getaway, view our couples specials and book your stay. We can’t wait to host you at The Arlington Inn!
If you are looking for more things to during your romantic getaway in Vermont, read our guide on the best things to do in Southern Vermont!