Book a romantic weekend getaway at CT's lovely waterside or country inns

Romantic Getaways in Connecticut Connecticut, an easy drive from New York and many parts of New England, is the perfect destination for a romantic weekend getaway. Cozy inns and bed and breakfasts are dotted throughout the countryside; hotels in Fairfield County and urban centers like Hartford, New Haven, and other cities provide sophisticated services like in-room Jacuzzi. The Mystic region has the world-famous Foxwood and Mohegan Sun casinos. Romantic dining can be found in every corner.

Interlaken Inn Interlaken Inn Lakeville CT

74 Interlaken Road (Route 112) Lakeville, CT 06039 Phone: 860-435-9878 Toll-Free: 800-222-2909

Romantic Getaways in the Litchfield Hills

Enjoy the romance and beauty of New England’s most charming country inn & resort, with frontage on a beautiful spring-fed lake. Breathtaking scenery and winding country roads complete the experience. Choose from a variety of romantic getaway packages and special getaways for couples, including the Romantic Interlude Package that includes dining, overnight accommodations and a first-run movie at the local theater. At our year-round romantic destination, relax in nicely appointed guestrooms with all of the amenities you'd expect. Add something extra to your stay by ordering a bouquet of flowers, champagne, chocolate covered strawberries or wine & cheese plate – delivered to your guestroom upon check-in. Nearby, enjoy a vineyard tour and wine tasting, live entertainment, excellent local cuisine, boating, antique shopping and cultural events.

Essex Steam Train & Riverboat Essex Steam Train & Riverboat Essex CT

One Railroad Avenue Essex, CT 06426 Phone: 860-767-0103 Toll-Free: 800-377-3987 Fax: 860-767-0104

Make Any Occasion Special... aboard the elegant Essex Clipper Dinner Train!

Relax to the rhythm of the rails while our 2 1/2 hour scenic journey transports you away from everyday life, and our attentive staff provides the impeccable service you both deserve. A delicious 4-course meal is freshly prepared on board the Colonial Hearth kitchen car and served in beautifully restored 1920's Pullman Cars.
Click here for our Schedule and Seasonal Menu. Reserve your special evening aboard the Essex Clipper by calling 800-377-3987.

Griswold Inn Griswold Inn Essex CT

36 Main Street Essex, CT 06426 Phone: 860-767-1776 Fax: 860-767-0481

The Griswold Inn is at once comfortable, classic and sophisticated and features one of America’s most celebrated marine art collections.

The Griswold Inn, a quintessential New England inn, first opened in 1776. The Inn has 30 unique, charming rooms including suites. Most are furnished with antiques and period reproductions and feature wonderful antique beds with comfortable modern bedding. Dining at the Inn is a unique experience. Enjoy fine food and drink surrounded by one of America's most celebrated marine art collections in one of the historic dining rooms or visit its stunning wine bar for a more contemporary dining experience. The ‘Gris’ also boasts an award-winning Tap Room described as “the most handsome barroom in America” and features live entertainment nightly. The Griswold Inn can accommodate many types of gatherings, from small weddings and other intimate groups to business functions and larger parties.

Inn at Mystic Inn at Mystic CT

Three Williams Avenue Mystic, CT 06355 Phone: 800-237-2415 Fax: 860-536-8817

Bogie and Bacall’s honeymoon hideaway

In 1945, Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall honeymooned at the Gate House, the original guest house of the Haley Mansion. Today both buildings are two of the four unique lodgings available at this historic Inn. Idyllically set overlooking Mystic Harbor and the Fisher's Island Sound, rooms and suites offer comfort and romantic touches like period antiques, English wood paneling, designer fabrics, wood burning fireplaces, and large whirlpool bathtubs. Add to the ambiance cotton bathrobes and balconies overlooking a sprawling lawn, formal gardens and an orchard. Dine in all day at Harbour House Restaurant offering casually elegant cuisine and traditional seafood staples and a bar featuring 24 beers on tap. See the tall ships at Mystic Seaport or stroll along streets that only a New England romantic getaway could include.

Old Lyme Inn Old Lyme Inn, Old Lyme CT

85 Lyme Street Old Lyme, CT 06371 Phone: 860-434-2600 Fax: 860-434-5352

The perfect place for a weekend getaway

The Old Lyme Inn offers classic lodging, a restaurant and bar and the SideDoor jazz club.

Each room provides a relaxing escape in a beautiful, New England setting. Relax and enjoy gas fireplaces, luxury bedding, modern baths, flat screen televisions and air conditioning. Each of our thirteen guest rooms is unique in design, and brings to life the original beauty of the Old Lyme Inn estate. Tradition in mind, the rooms were designed using a combination of new and old: antique furniture original to the Inn, wall-to-wall carpeting, custom duvets and organic linens, local artwork and unique touches that make each stay comfortable and memorable.

Sample our ever-changing cocktail and wine list, while dining on some of the most unique comfort food available. Listen to great music.

Saybrook Point Inn & Spa Saybrook Point Inn & Spa Old Saybrook CT

Two Bridge Street Old Saybrook, CT 06475 Phone: 860-395-2000 Toll-Free: 800-243-0212 Fax: 860-388-1504 Make a Reservation

Special romance packages year-round

Guest rooms have been designed to pamper you with the ultimate in comfort and luxury. Most accommodations offer magnificent water views and feature working fireplaces and balconies. Beautiful replicas of eighteenth century English style furnishings surround you to create an inviting atmosphere of warmth and charm. Exceptional care and thoughtfulness has been given to providing every luxurious amenity imaginable, including refrigerators, telephones with data ports for personal computers and facsimile machines, nightly turndown service and spacious bathrooms of imported Italian tile with hair dryers, vanities and dressing areas. In addition, master suites feature gracious dining areas, whirlpool baths, separate showers and plush terry cloth bathrobes. The Saybrook Point Inn also has on site a full service, professionally staffed spa, and dining is available at Terra Mar. The Saybrook offers the perfect atmosphere for that special romantic weekend getaway or vacation.

The Spa at Norwich Inn The Spa at Norwich Inn Norwich CT

607 West Thames Street Norwich, CT 06360 Phone: 860-425-3500 Toll-Free: 800-275-4772 Fax: 860-886-9483

Escape to The Spa at Norwich Inn and re-kindle romance

Private, Serene, Elegant, Secluded... all the qualities and characteristics you look for when choosing a location for your romantic getaway. Couples have escaped to our resort and spa for decades to re-kindle, reconnect and fall in love all over again. Your escape begins in one of our elegantly appointed guest rooms. Create and further customize your stay with luxurious spa treatments, including a couples’ massage; dine in Kensington's Restaurant for a gourmet dinner and a leisurely breakfast; or just relax in a quiet corner and enjoy the many amenities our resort has to offer. We offer several overnight packages with Romance in mind. You will find our staff is dedicated to the art of pampering.

Area activities and attractions include Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun Casino, shopping, historic Mystic Seaport and Olde Mystic Village, museums and 8 unique vineyards. We are conveniently located at exit 79A off I-395.

Water's Edge Resort & Spa Water's Edge Resort & Spa Westbrook CT

1525 Boston Post Road Westbrook, CT 06498 Phone: 860-399-5901 Toll-Free: 800-222-5901 Fax: 860-399-8644

An ideal choice for couples seeking a waterfront romantic retreat.

We are located on 20 acres of beach front property overlooking Long Island Sound featuring 170 spacious guest rooms. Enjoy the perfect balance of historic ambience and contemporary amenities - all just steps away from the beach. The Water’s Edge Report offers award winning dining in the restaurant or casual fare at Sunset Bar & Grill. Work out in the Fitness Center or enjoy a massage in the elegant Spa. Guestroom options are based on size (ranging from small to extra-large) and views (ranging from no-view to full oceanfront view). Loft and Garden Villa suite, each with full living room, dining room, and working fireplace, fully stocked kitchen with refrigerator, stovetop and microwave, outdoor deck, touch tone phone, individual climate control and television.

Madison Beach Hotel Madison Beach Hotel Madison CT

94 West Wharf Road Madison, CT 06443 Phone: 203-245-1404

Romantic haven on the Connecticut waterfront

The great cities are just a train ride or short drive away. This Connecticut beachside resort awaits with tranquility and casual elegance, its “excellence” recognized in 2014 by TripAdvisor. You’ve come to a romantic haven. A full service day spa and fitness center attends your health needs while private balconies with water views, plush bedding and linens, soaking tubs and rain showers, and the all important fireplace will provide the privacy and comfort you seek. Find a beach chair and attendants will bring fresh towels, food, and beverages as desired. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are served indoors our on the porch at the Wharf Restaurant. Share a glass of wine at the cozy Port Bar. There’s shopping, historic sites and state parks to fill those hours in between.