Born to Romance at a New Jersey Bed and Breakfast
New Jersey has a lot to offer for a romantic getaway - beautiful beaches, gourmet dining, and historic towns. A bed and breakfast from our menu (courtesy of I Love Inns, www.ILoveInns.com) is sure to make an impression on your sweetheart for Valentine's Day - or at any time of the year.
Photo Courtesy of Julia's of Savannah
Long Beach Island Victorian Indulgence
Julia's of Savannah, a Gothic Victorian bed and breakfast in Beach Haven on Long Beach Island, serves up afternoon tea and a full breakfast for a respite from the nearby beach. The guest rooms are serene and welcoming - some have working fireplaces, whirlpool tubs and private porches for added luxury. You can relax on the wraparound veranda or indulge your inner child at Fantasy Island Amusement Park, the only amusement area of the island.
Stone Estate and Barn near Historic Lambertville
Chimney Hill Estate & Ol' Barn Inn
On a wooded hillside outside the historic town of Lambertville, the Chimney Hill Estate & Ol' Barn Inn is a grand stone manor in the Federal/Greek style on eight acres of gardens and fields. Many of the Estate's twelve guest rooms have canopied beds, fireplaces, and Jacuzzi tubs and all are distinctively decorated with period furnishings. Ready to take the next step in your romance? The inn also offers special wedding and elopement packages or elegant bridal and baby showers.
Sleep in Luxury along the Delaware River
The spacious parlor at the Haddonfield Inn in Haddonfield, just across the Delaware from Philadelphia, invites you to warm yourself by the fire! Sumptuous linens, soft terry robes, and hypoallergenic comforters and pillows insure a restful night's sleep in every guest room. The nearby historic downtown has been called one of the 'best shopping places outside NYC' by the New York Times.
European Elegance in Ocean City
Atlantis Inn Luxary Bed and Breakfast
The Atlantis Inn Luxury Bed and Breakfast in Ocean City is an award-winning Grand Victorian in a traditional seaside town. Treat your valentine to a therapeutic massage or a soothing facial at the inn's spa or indulge in the afternoon fine tea. Find out for yourself why Philadelphia magazine calls the Atlantis the 'top romantic coastal getaway' in 2007.
Locally-Roasted Coffee in Lambertville
Start your special day with breakfast blend coffee roasted especially for the Martin Coryell House B&B in Lambertville by a local artisan coffee roaster. Antique shops and restaurants are within walking distance – nearby New Hope, just a romantic stroll across the bridge, offers additional choices. Sleep late on the cushy feather beds in guest rooms with fireplaces or Franklin stoves, some with claw foot tubs for soaking.
Victorian Theater in Avon-by-the-Sea
Share the 'Love Seats' with your honey at the in-house theater at the Cashelmara Inn in Avon-by-the-Sea – shows nightly with popcorn, sodas and your preferred theater candy! Most of the rooms have ocean or lake views as this bed and breakfast is almost completely surrounded by water. Hearty country breakfasts in the Inn’s tradition are served at tables for two overlooking the surf.
Federal Farmhouse with a Vineyard
Celebrate Valentine's Day all week at the Dancer Farm Bed and Breakfast Inn in New Egypt with Laurita wines from the inn's vines, along with chocolates and flowers. All of the guest rooms have been individually decorated in local themes and the private baths all have soaking tubs, either claw foot or therapeutic massage jetted tubs. Take advantage of this working farm's 250 acres of nature trails and wildflower meadows or the on-site massage center to complete your relaxing getaway.
Colonial Cottage in Cape May
Fairthorne Cottage Bed and Breakfast
The picturesque town of Cape May is home to the Fairthorne Cottage Bed and Breakfast, a colonial-style inn with a gracious wraparound porch full of rockers. Most guest rooms have fireplaces; all have luxury linens, comfy bathrobes and Baudelaire bath amenities imported from France. In-room Indulgence packages are offered throughout the year to make your stay more special – flowers, cake, or chocolates can all be delivered to your room.
Luxury on the Bay
The Sand Castle, on the bayfront in Barnegat Light, offers a contemporary bed and breakfast experience just a short two blocks from the Atlantic Ocean. Each guest room has a Jacuzzi tub or an oversized shower, a fireplace, soft towels and luxurious robes. A romantic rooftop deck affords a panoramic view of the entire island or the nighttime stars. Celebrate a proposal, anniversary or babymoon with the Bubbles and Berries Celebration package – your loved one will never forget it!
Cottage on a Bluff Overlooking the Toms River
The Cottage on the River
All four guest rooms at the restored 1920s The Cottage on the River, in Island Heights, have a view of the Toms River and its surrounding oak and pine trees. Breakfast is served on the screened porch overlooking the river and guests can enjoy views of sailboats and sunsets from the expansive deck. Enjoy a day on the water with a sailboat rental from the center next door or traverse the boardwalks at Seaside Heights.
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