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Best Romantic Winter Getaways Close To Boston

February 1, 2014 6:00 AM

(Photo from Old Mill Inn)

(Photo from Old Mill Inn)

Sweep your loved one off his or her feet this winter with a romantic getaway. You don’t have to drive far to enjoy some special time together. Cuddle up by the fireplace, enjoy some wine or relax in the whirlpool at one of these romantic places.
(Photo from Arbor House)

(Photo from Arbor House)

Arbor House Bed And Breakfast
28 Ticehurst Lane
Marblehead, MA 01945
(781) 990-1326

This single-suite bed and breakfast is a North Shore hidden gem. There is no better way to spend a romantic time than in complete privacy with your loved one. The antique furnishings, cathedral ceiling and Italian-tiled bath add a touch of elegance to your stay. Spend the night cuddling on the down-filled couch before retiring to your queen-size bed where you can gaze up at the stars through the skylight. In the morning, enjoy a private breakfast in your kitchenette that is fully stocked for your dining pleasure.

(Photo from Stonehedge)

(Photo from Stonehedge)

Stonehedge Inn & Spa
160 Pawtucket Blvd.
Tyngsboro, MA 01879
(978) 649-4400

Stonehedge Inn and Spa is a romantic resort tucked away in the woods of Tyngsboro. The scenic beauty of this country inn provides the perfect backdrop for your special getaway. Book the king fireplace room to keep you and your special someone toasty during the cold winter nights. Enjoy a romantic dinner at the Left Bank Restaurant where you can choose from seasonal cuisines. Finish the night by choosing a wine from its world famous collection of over 60,000 bottles.

(Photo from Publick House)

(Photo from Publick House)

Publick House
277 Main St.
Sturbridge, MA 01566
(508) 347-3313

This historic inn provides a cozy, comfortable ambiance that allows for a home-away-from-home experience. Impress your sweetheart by booking the Historic Romance Lodging package. Along with accommodations, this package includes a three-course dinner and in-room champagne with Publick House flutes as a keepsake. Don’t forget to stop in the old fashioned bake shoppe before you leave to stock up on treats, baked goods and specialty gifts.

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(Photo from Old Mill Inn)

(Photo from Old Mill Inn)

The Old Mill Inn
87 School St.
Hatfield, MA 01028
(413) 247-3301

The beauty of the Berkshires in winter will add extra charm to your time spent at the Old Mill Inn. The upscale accommodations and serene setting allow for complete relaxation for you and the one you love. Each room here is unique, however, the waterfall room is extra romantic with its electric fireplace and view of the river and falls. Choose the Romance Package to complement your stay, which includes specialty chocolates, a vase of roses and champagne, wine or sparkling cider.

(Photo from Bedford Village)

(Photo from Bedford Village)

Bedford Village Inn
2 Olde Bedford Way
Bedford, NH 03110
(603) 472-2001

Once a working farm, this luxurious inn now offers upscale accommodations with elegance and charm. Choose from one of 14 unique guest suites, all of which include king-size beds, whirlpool baths and turndown service with Bedford Village Inn baked cookies. The larger suites also include a wet bar. Add the Winter Romance package to your stay to show your loved one how much you care. This package includes chocolates and red wine for two, massage oil and bath salts, a fireside three-course dinner and breakfast in the porch.

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Kim Vareika is the owner of Vareika Personal Training and Yoga in Plainville. She has been in the fitness industry for over ten years, and believes that wellness is about more than just physical health. When she is not teaching, practicing, or writing, she resides in Bridgewater where she enjoys spending time with family, friends, and her nephew Caesar. Her work can be found at


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