Rekindle the flame at these romantic getaways in Vermont

living room filled with live plants and comfy couches in Warren, VT vacation home
A-frame cabin rental in Ludlow, VT

With vibrant foliage in the fall, fresh powdered ski slopes in winter, and placid lakes come spring and summer, it’s no surprise Vermont is brimming with opportunities for romance. When you’re not traversing the natural landscape, there’s plenty to see in the surrounding small towns, like antique stores, local farm to table restaurants, and picturesque covered bridges. Whether you’re a local looking for a quick weekend getaway or a city-slicker seeking an idyllic Northeastern honeymoon, you’re sure to be charmed over by these romantic getaways.

Vacasa travel experts ranked the coziest cottages, slopeside condos, and mountain cabins in Vermont, so you can wow your significant other and embrace adventure together. You can thank us later.

1. Ludlow

Cuddle up close in this picturesque Vermont farmhouse. This all-season stay is sure to sweep you off your feet, with stunning views of the mountains and that cozy New England feel, just a stone’s throw from Okemo Ski Resort. On your romantic retreat, snuggle up by the wood-burning fireplace, bake a sweet treat in the kitchen, or hit hiking trails. Ludlow’s small-town vibe is the perfect backdrop for a romantic getaway in Vermont, with artisan cheese shops, local wineries, and a farmers market.

Tour the charming Vermont Mountain Farmhouse.

2. Stowe

With waterfall hiking trails, Renaissance Faires, and a classic northeastern covered bridge, it doesn’t get more quaint than Stowe. Hit the slopes early, then cozy up next to a crackling fire at Stowe Mountain Resort before settling in for the evening at this stunning rustic farmhouse. Snuggle in close with a movie, warm up by the wood-burning fireplace, and enjoy dinner while savoring vivid trees and mountain views.

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3. Lake Champlain

Lake Champlain is for lovers, and you’ll find the secluded Grand Isle in particular a perfect locale for a special occasion. Its panoramic views, outdoor activities, and tranquil nature make it a favorite Vermont getaway. Find a cozy corner in it all with a stay in a boathouse built for two. Wander the lakeshore, enjoy a cup of tea, or break out the board games. It’ll be easy to unwind to the relaxing rhythm of the waves.

Get a closer look at The Boat House.

4. Warren

With Sugarbush Ski Resort right next door, Warren is a great choice for a ski retreat, and this charming cottage makes for a peaceful breath of fresh air. This stay boasts water views, a cozy interior with exposed beams, a hot tub, a wood-burning fireplace, and two nearby brooks, adding to the home’s calm, romantic ambiance and connection to the outdoors. Welcome in a new season by a walk along the creek hand in hand. Take your romantic getaway to the woods for skiing, sublime views, and sweet, sweet seclusion.

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5. Stratton

With a convenient location and rustic, cozy decor, this cabin near Stratton Mountain is a lovely place to unwind with the one you love. Whether you’re visiting Stratton to ski or carve out the mountain biking trails, the beauty of the Green Mountains makes any romantic retreat magical. This tiny mountain cabin offers a place to enjoy the outdoors with a fire pit, an outdoor deck, and board games for some friendly competition. Take your vacation one day at a time, starting with breakfast in bed.

Grab a tour of the cozy Stratton Woods.

6. Killington

Southern Vermont’s stretch of the Green Mountains and old-growth forest are big attractions for their thrilling mountain ski resorts and leafy foliage that blooms in bright reds and yellows in the fall. Take your partner on a romantic spa retreat with a spacious stay and amenities including a fireplace, mountain views, and access to the resort’s spa, sauna, tennis courts, indoor pool, and hot tub. Pamper yourself while staying close to the area’s attractions, whether hitting the hiking trails or racing each other down the slopes.

Get a closer look of The Woods: Village I.

7. Jay

Up for an adventure? Plan a weekend getaway near Vermont’s Canadian border for scenic mountain views, green golf courses, and an array of snowboarding and ski trails for beginners, experts, and backcountry skiers. Get the most thrill out of your stay in a sleek ski-in/ski-out condo with plenty of room, a gas fireplace, and resort amenities including a water park, movie theater, ice skating rink, and climbing gym. Rain or shine, there’s always something to do and there’s nothing quite like sharing the rush of excitement with the one you love.

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