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15 New England Winter Getaways

Saturday, December 15, 2018


15 New England Winter Getaways

Is the holiday season getting you stressed out?

Are the shopping bags piling up in your house?

Get away from it all, take a break. Pack up the car, and go for a weekend or a one-day getaway and come back refreshed. 

To help figure out where to go, GoLocalProv has put together a list of 15 great places across New England to get away, and get your mind off your daily routine. 

See 15 New England Winter Getaways Below


Related Slideshow: 15 New England Winter Getaways - 2018

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Massage at Revival Massage & Bodyworks

Providence, RI

Need to relax and refresh after stressful shopping? 

Spoil yourself with one of Revival's luxuriously therapeutic services and reinvigorate yourself.

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Cliffside Inn

Newport, RI

This Bed & Breakfast is located right in the historic district of Newport, Rhode Island. Each room is unique and complete with amenities like imported linens, spa showers and fireplaces. It’s just steps away from the Newport Cliff Walk, providing excellent views of the Atlantic.  Don’t miss the seasonal gourmet breakfast!

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Foxwoods Resort & Casino

Mashantucket, CT

The 9 million sq. ft resort and casino gives you and your friends or significant other plenty to do on your getaway. Gamble, see a show, play golf (weather permtting) or just relax in the hotel and spa area.

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Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 

Springfield, Massachusetts 

A brand new Hall of Fame class, including Allen Iverson and Shaquille O'Neal, were just inducted into the Hall of Fame. 

Head over and check out their plaques, along with the rest of the legends that call the Hall of Fame their home. 

The Hall of Fame is open Wednesday to Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

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Made INN Vermont

Burlington, VT

If you’re a couple that digs the art scene, a trip to Burlington, VT to spend a nice weekend at Made INN Vermont may be right up your alley. A self-proclaimed “urban-chic, historic” B&B, their rooms have one wall painted with black chalkboard paint (and come with colored chalk) so you can add your own personal decorations.They also come with rotating vintage toys, vinyl albums, and vintage art for guests to enjoy.

Each morning guests are treated to a gourmet, cooked-to-order Vermont breakfast that supports local farms and producers. On top of all of this, they boast views of downtown Burlington, Lake Champlain, and the Adirondack Mountain

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The Porches Inn

North Adams, Massachusetts

What was once a series of dilapidated Victorian-era row houses, is now one of the most innovative and romantic hotels in the Berkshires.

As part of the Massachusetts Museum of Modern Art (MassMoCA), The Porches Inn features unique designs and bold colors, while still paying homage to the generations of mill workers' families who once lived there.

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Glynn House Inn

Ashland, NH

Set directly in the middle of the White Mountains and Lake District of New Hampshire, this finely decorated 1896 Victorian house provides a desirable intimate and cozy getaway. With six bedrooms, five of which are pet friendly, as well as six custom suites that include double whirlpool baths, the Glynn House provides for couples who  are interested in romantic adventures or a laid back weekend.

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Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art 

North Adams, MA 

The Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art features art exhibits such as "Lynn Glynn" and "Laurie Anderson."

The Museum is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Monday. 

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Daniel Webster Inn

Sandwich, Massachusetts

Pamper your mind, body, and soul at the Daniel Webster Inn and Spa.

Head over to the nearby Heritage Museum and Gardens for some wonderful exhibits.

One of the more popular attractions is the Carousel Gallery.

The working carousel was designed by Charles Looff in 1908. Rides are unlimited with the price of admission.

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Get Out of the Cold and Into the Water at CoCo Key Boston

Danvers, Massachusetts

Forget the cold weather by getting into the water at CoCo Key's 65,000 sq. ft. indoor water park in Danvers, Massachusetts. 

The park includes multiple water slides, tube rides, pools and so much more to take your mind off of winter, at least for a little while. 

For those who might need a break from the water, there is an arcade with games for all ages. 

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Go Sking or Snowboarding at Wachusett Mountain


Not everyone hates the frigid cold weather and if you are one of those people who love it, this is probably prime sking or snowboarding conditions at Wachusett Mountain

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The Providence Children's Museum 

Providence, RI

Never a bad option to pass the time on a frigid day. 

The museum is warm, fun and educational all at the same time. 

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Skydive at Skyventure 

Nashua, New Hampshire

Always wanted to skydive, but are deathly afraid to jump out of a plane? 

Well, you can at SkyVenture in Nashua, New Hampshire. 

The vertical wind tunnel at SkyVenture simulates the skydiving experience. In fact, it is used by professional skydivers for training.

The tunnel is open for kids as young as three, as well as, for seniors who wish to fly. 

SkyVenture is open daily, from 2 until 10 p.m. weekdays, from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. on Saturdays and from 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. on Sundays.

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Trampoline Parks

RI, MA, Ct. 

With dodgeball, basketball, foam pits and more, indoor trampoline parks have something to offer people of all ages. Whether you want to bring a group of children for the day, or sign up a group of adults for some "xtreme" dodgeball, trampoline parks can be a great change of pace and a fun way to try something new.

Launch and Skyzone have parks in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut.

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Visit the Boston Children's Museum 

Boston, Massachusetts 

Keep the kids busy for hours on end by visiting the Boston Children's Museum. 

Admission to the museum is only $1 on Friday nights from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. 


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