4 Bed and Breakfasts for a Romantic Winter GetawayJanuary 24, 2019
by GO STOWE
What’s more romantic than staying at a cozy B&B in one of Yankee Magazine‘s 10 Prettiest Mountain Towns in New England? Whether you wish to relax and unwind at the spa or get outside for a winter adventure, Stowe’s scenic views and abundant activities make it the the perfect destination for a couple’s winter getaway. Stowe bed and breakfast accommodations blend classic Vermont style and hospitality with modern amenities such as complimentary Wi-Fi. Stays include breakfast which, in Vermont, is a memorable experience! Enjoy an intimate setting at one of Stowe’s B&Bs where local innkeepers personalize your visit. So snuggle up and read about four Stowe bed and breakfasts that are sure to rejuvenate your romance this winter!
About the B&B: Romantic and intimate, the Brass Lantern Inn is a restored 1810 brick farmhouse and carriage building with modern amenities, providing the setting for a memorable and friendly stay just a mile north of the historic Stowe Village. Relax in the hot tub while taking in stunning views of Mt. Mansfield, Vermont’s highest peak.
Breakfast: Breakfast is a special element of the overall experience at the Brass Lantern Inn. Owner and Head Chef George offers a hearty, “winter” kind of breakfast – you know, the kind that warms you up and gives you a great start. The first course begins with fresh fruit or fruit parfait and sweet treat, followed by a freshly-prepared main course such as quiche or Belgian-style waffles. Surely this breakfast will fuel your day as you explore Stowe’s winter scenes!
Why Stay: At this intimately-scaled nine-room inn, owners George and Mary Anne Lewis offer visitors a warm Vermont welcome and provide a high level of concierge service while allowing the guests to maintain a peaceful retreat.
About the B&B: Located in the Lower Village just a short walk to the center of town, The Little River Inn is the perfect launching point for your Stowe adventure. The back deck has a hot tub for warming up, and the two-acre back lawn provides plenty of space for relaxing with your significant other while enjoying the view of the Little River and Cady Hill. At this six-room inn with an intimate, cozy ambience, owners Phil and Kim Joyce guide you to the best Stowe and the Green Mountains of Vermont have to offer.
Breakfast: A sunny breakfast room will welcome you each morning to start your day. Help yourself to coffee and breakfast items while the innkeepers prepare a main course made fresh daily. Signature breakfast creations such as Swedish pancakes, frittatas, oatmeal brûlée and quiche are made with fresh, local and homegrown ingredients whenever possible.
Why Stay: The Little River Inn is close to all the outdoor activities, shopping, dining and beautiful scenery Vermont is famous for. Take a short stroll along the Riverwalk to Main Street where you can also access and explore picturesque views along the Stowe Recreation Path.
About the B&B: A true couples-only retreat, Stowe Meadows is an award-winning Alpine inn that specializes in creating a romantic and luxurious experience. Nestled on a 25-acre private wooded estate just a scenic 10-minute drive from the Village, Stowe Meadows features four richly-appointed guest suites with expansive views of majestic Mt. Mansfield. This boutique inn features four luxurious suites (each with a private bath) and amenities including fireplaces, jacuzzi tubs and king-sized four-poster beds.
Breakfast: Innkeepers prepare a decadent homemade breakfast in an open “chef’s” kitchen each morning, using many fresh, local ingredients. The three-course breakfast begins with coffee and fresh juices or a smoothie, followed by local yogurt with fruit and homemade granola. The main course often features a German or Swedish pancake with eggs from the owners’ flock (duck and chicken) and meats from local farms.
Why Stay: Stowe Meadows is ideal for couples looking for a Vermont experience in a luxury setting. Everything is Vermont artisan created–from hand-hewn barn beams in the ceiling to the light fixtures and art on the walls. Owners Caroline and Erich DeVore designed the property and help guests feel like locals by giving them the inside scoop.
About the B&B: The Timberholm Inn offers breathtaking views of the Green Mountains. Built in 1949, this nine-room inn delivers a classic Vermont experience with knotty pine walls, field stone fireplaces and open community spaces that remind guests of the rustic, old-world lodges found in most ski areas. Here, couples can enjoy a lounge, outdoor hot tub area and spaces to relax and unwind. Afternoon treats including a complimentary selection of locally blended teas and homemade cookies baked are served daily.
Breakfast: Mornings here are a peaceful time to plan the day’s adventures with a majestic mountain view. A comfy, homemade breakfast is served and prepared uniquely for each guest by the innkeeper, Valerie. Savor a full country breakfast with local Vermont ingredients. Entrées range from pumpkin pancakes and frittatas, to French toast and other inspirations. It’s romantic, it’s eclectic, it’s sweet and easy, and you won’t leave the table hungry!
Why Stay: Tucked away off Mountain Road on a wooded hillside close to Mt. Mansfield with outdoor adventure at your fingertips, the Timberholm Inn is a unique property recognized by Stowe Historical Society as one of the first ski lodges in the area.
Ready to plan or book a romantic getaway to Stowe? Our local vacation planning experts can assist with finding the right place to stay, suggest or book romantic activities such as sleigh rides, massages and hand-made chocolate demonstrations, and even find lodging deals and packages that may be available. Call us at (800) 467-8693 to learn more.