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.

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

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.

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

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.

Two Bridge Street Old Saybrook, CT, 06475 Phone: 860-395-2000 Toll-Free: 800-243-0212

A romantic coastal getaway for lovers and others

The pieces are all here for that special romantic weekend getaway or vacation. Guest rooms will pamper you with the ultimate in comfort and luxury. You’ll find magnificent water views, 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 delicious amenity imaginable, including refrigerators, nightly turndown service and spacious bathrooms of imported Italian tile, vanities and dressing areas. In addition, master suites feature gracious dining areas, whirlpool baths, separate showers and plush terry cloth bathrobes. On site is a full service, professionally staffed spa. Dining is available at Terra Mar. The rest is up to you.

Three Williams Avenue Mystic, CT, 06355 Phone: 800-237-2415

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

350 Trolley Line Boulevard Mashantucket, CT, 06338 Phone: 860-312-3000 Toll-Free: 800-369-9663

Romance is an easy bet to win at this premier resort

Runaway together. Close to home. To a resort casino. Not just for gaming, but for some gamboling too, in the largest resort casino in North America with four AAA Four-Diamond hotels to escape to. There’s award-winning cuisine and casual fare in more than 30 restaurants. Listen, laugh and dance the night away in an entertainment oasis or slip into the region’s hottest nightclubs for a drink and some intimate chitchat. Buy each other a little something in one of the exclusive designer boutiques like Bulgari, Chopard, Jared Lang, and Hugo Boss. And be sure to slip away to the spa to relax, soothe the soul and rejuvenate the body at the hands of Foxwoods’ expertly trained staff. And you thought Foxwoods Resort was just a casino. Silly rabbits.

73 Steamboat Wharf Mystic, CT, 06355 Phone: 860-536-8300

Tranquility and comfort on the waterfront, in a busy seaport town.

Welcome to the Steamboat Inn, on the Mystic River in the heart of Historic Downtown Mystic. Steamboat Inn is a modern bed and breakfast, open year-round, with eleven suites to choose from. Tranquil but centrally located, the inn is within walking distance of shops, restaurants, galleries and attractions. Dine at the best seafood restaurants in the region, then relax in your room overlooking the water. Cozy up to your wood-burning fireplace or in a whirlpool bath for two. A full breakfast is included in each night’s stay, and sherry and cookies served in the evenings. Special touches include Signature toiletries, luxurious Turkish towels, Cuddledown comforters and 1000 count Lancaster Egyptian cotton sheets. For the perfect romantic New England getaway, come to the Steamboat Inn.

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

Wrap each other in time honored traditions and comforts

Bring your love and savor comfort and charm in a classic New England inn that brings to life the original beauty of the Old Lyme Inn estate. Set on Lyme Street across from the picturesque Florence Griswold Museum, it features thirteen fully restored guest rooms with older and more modern touches for to enhance your getaway: antique furniture, wall-custom duvets, organic linens, local artwork along with gas fireplaces, flat screen televisions, separate sitting areas, tumbled marble bathrooms with large showers. The Inn’s restaurant offers traditional comfort food selections with a modern twist and features lots of delicious fresh and seasonal produce, meat, and seafood, farm-roasted coffee, and homemade ice cream. Enjoy the finest in jazz at the intimate Side Door Jazz Club with acclaimed musicians from around the music world.