A trip to the Garden State is the perfect way for couples to enjoy a relaxing weekend away from the bustle that typifies the dense metropolitan areas of the northeastern United States. Romantic getaways in NJ are places where couples can refresh their relationships and make the perfect setting for a weekend wedding. Here a few romantic getaways in NJ for you to consider the next time you and your significant other want to escape the city.
Widow McCrea House
This is located in Frenchtown and can even be reached by public transit from New York City. This is a Victorian-style bed and breakfast carved out of a structure originally built in the 1870s by a lady known as Widow McCrea. This bed and breakfast romantic getaway basically lies between New York and Philadelphia. Romance in a relaxing setting is what this getaway is all about. You can enjoy the Delaware River, fine art and antique shops, fine dining, Jacuzzi, and fine wine. You can even rent a bicycle built for two and ride along paths next to the Delaware River’s canals.
Crystal Springs – Grand Cascades Way Lodge
The Grand Cascades Way Lodge is located at the Crystal Springs Resort, Sussex County, New Jersey. This romantic getaway sports an indoor biosphere pool complex. The architecture of the hotel is Adirondack-style with natural stonework and large wooden beams that fit perfectly in a mountain setting. There are plenty of other things to do here as well. The resort has an incredible seven golf courses all located within a radius of five miles. It has spas, restaurants, hiking, fishing, skiing, a water park, mountain biking, and even a kids’ camp.
The Mason Cottage
Located in the Southern shore region in Cape May, NJ, the Mason Cottage is another of the romantic getaways in New Jersey that is a Victorian-style bed and breakfast inn. It was originally a private summer cottage built in 1871 by Edward A. Warne who was an enterprising businessman at the time. You can enjoy the beach, Victorian gardens, bicycling, and fine dining. On the first Friday of each month between October and March, you can enjoy what they call the Wine and Chocolate Reception where you can indulge on these next to a fire while listening to jazz music.
Cedars and Beeches Bed and Breakfast Country Inn
This romantic bed and breakfast offers a weekend getaway in another Victorian-style country mansion. It is located in Long Branch, New Jersey close to the beaches. They have several special packages to include the Ultimate Romantic Getaway, Romance for Two, Babymoon Escape, Just for Girls, and Bride and Company. Activities and places to visit include tennis, golf, swimming, shopping, fine dining, museums, concerts, and theatres.
White Lilac Inn
This is one of the romantic getaways in NJ in a setting next to the serenity of Spring Lake, NJ. It is also a Victorian-style bed and breakfast inn with history back to 1889. Visiting this inn is like stepping back in time with it open-air private porches where you can spend a romantic evening outdoors. Activities include beaches, boating, shopping, fishing, concerts, golf, and casinos at nearby Atlantic City. In fact, the list of activities at this inn is quite extensive.