Whether you are in the mood for a wintry scene or a warm breeze to blow all memories of the cold away, our listings for winter vacation destinations cover all the bases. Choose a cozy bed & breakfast where you have easy access to cross-country or downhill skiing or a luxurious inn where you can take long walks on a sun drenched beach. Whatever your preference, we have a wide array of exceptional listings that will transport you from your daily life into a world of dreams made real.
Here are a few ideas for winter getaways that will keep you in the lap of luxury while you venture forth to explore and enjoy:
Estes Park, CO
This perfect hideaway in the Colorado Rockies offers 27 luxuriant acres of blue spruce and Ponderosa pines. Pick one of the 10 guest rooms for a truly comfortable stay, complete with radiant heated floors, jetted tubs for two, luxury linens and bathrobes, and cozy fireplaces. Whether it’s a romantic cabin, cottage, or suite, all are filled with antiques and provide modern amenities designed to remind you that you are well worth catering to.
Enjoy the complimentary, full, country breakfast that will provide you with all the energy you need for the day to come. Known for its amazing ski trails and other outdoor activities, Estes Park offers a plethora of things to do for young and old. Just be sure to take your camera, as you will want to capture every beautiful moment, from sunrise to sunset.
A charming bed & breakfast with nine luxurious guestrooms that include fireside Jacuzzis for two, exceptional linens, top-tier bedding, and scenic views that will take your breath away, Stone Hill Inn is made for romance. Located in the scenic mountain village of Stowe, it has been named one of top 12 bed & breakfasts in North America by Forbes.com, and recommended by The New York Times, Boston Globe, and USA Today, in addition to winning many awards.
Sitting on a magnificent 9.5-acre property, the Inn offers in-room massage, a complimentary candlelit breakfast, and evening hors d’oeuvres where you can meet fellow travelers or find a lovely nook in which to enjoy a private moment. For those of you who enjoy downhill or cross-country skiing, the area offers some of the best trails in the east at Stowe Mountain Resort. In town, you can take advantage of the many boutiques, galleries, festivals, concerts, culinary classes, antique shops, and restaurants to round out your days.
If your winter vacation idea is to get away from the cold, look no further than this romantic bed & breakfast in Apalachicola. Located on the northwestern Golf Coast just below the Panhandle’s Emerald Coast, this charming seaside fishing village gives you the chance to bask in the sun on gorgeous St. George island.
Boasting three historic Victorian mansions, you have your pick of a room in the Mansion, Villas, Veranda Suites, or the Hemmingway Carriage House. With 23 guest suites in all, where no two are alike, accommodations come with 12-foot-high ceilings, antiques, oil paintings, carpets from all over world, hardwood floors, original fireplaces, and private baths with all the best amenities. Every room opens up to large porch verandas where you can relax on a wicker chair or rockers under a paddle fan that creates the perfect breeze.
Surrounded by oak and palm trees, read the morning paper with a fresh-brewed coffee in hand and then partake of the sumptuous complimentary breakfast in the inviting dining room. In the afternoon, enjoy fresh-baked cookies and teas, and on the weekend, gracious wine-tasting receptions.
The Inn offers complimentary bicycles , along with beach towels, chairs, and umbrellas, for use around the area. Right in the heart of the historic district where the Apalachicola River and the Bay come together, this inn offers you the opportunity to revel in the dazzling sunsets and activities such as fishing, boating, and tennis. An easy walk or bicycle ride to the waterfront cafes and restaurants, there are many gift shops and art galleries to discover, as well as live performances at the local Dixie Theater.
Amelia Island, FL
Catering to adults, The Fairbanks House is the perfect place to renew romance during your winter vacation. An1885 Italianate villa in the historic district of Fernandina Beach, where 13 miles of pristine sand awaits your footprint, you can book a room in the mansion or one of the three cottages. Take a dip in the pool, and then stroll around the Eco-friendly landscape where native plants, gardens, and butterflies abound.
The Inn offers oversized rooms and suites, some with kitchens and multiple beds. With Jacuzzi or Victorian soaking tubs and earth-friendly amenities, you are sure to feel like royalty. With a complimentary gourmet breakfast served daily a social hour, along with complimentary bikes and beach equipment, everything you wish for is right at hand. Be sure to explore the nearby hiking and nature trails, as well as biking, boating, fishing, historical sites, art galleries, and antique shopping that make this Amelia Island locale so alluring.
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