“We need a night away,” I told my husband on a Wednesday evening, as our toddler had a meltdown after a work week that had already gone off the rails. By Friday evening, we were lounging together in a hot tub, watching cross-country skiers glide gracefully across a nearby field as a fire crackled next to us. It was a much-needed relationship win.
Whether you’re a Granite State native looking for a quick break or a visitor coming for a longer stay, New Hampshire is full of romantic getaways that will relax you year round. The state is a playground for outdoor enthusiasts, with the ocean, cold, crisp lakes, and the White Mountain National Forest, home to miles of backwoods hiking where you can spot waterfalls, high-altitude lakes, and even moose. At the same time, New Hampshire has plenty of indoor attractions from museums to outlet shopping and great dining that will help you reconnect as a couple.
No matter what the season, these eight romantic New Hampshire getaways offer a balance of adventure and isolation to rejuvenate your relationship.