The state of Maine offers so many ways for couples to unwind and celebrate all year long. Midcoast Maine is an especially perfect place for couples! Some visitors come to rediscover their love, while others choose to celebrate anniversaries each year. Wintertime in Maine is a time of tranquility and intimacy, so there’s no better time of year to enjoy a memorable trip to the Pine Tree State! Here’s everything you need to know about one of the best romantic winter getaways in Maine.
Before making the trip to Midcoast Maine, couples should make sure they create an itinerary for their romantic winter escape. In the colder months, there are so many romantic things to do in Maine! Visitors enjoy beautiful holiday displays, festive events, and cozy moments by the fire. For more information about what romantic winter getaways in Maine are made of, request access to our Boothbay Harbor Vacation Guide! It’s the best resource for the area’s top picks for romantic dining, seasonal events, and more.
How to Have One of the Best Romantic Winter Getaways in Maine
Attend the Boothbay Festival of Lights
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens Aglow
During Boothbay Harbor’s colder months, the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens transform into a winter wonderland! For most of the year, this attraction is a hot spot for viewing blossoming flowers and beautiful foliage. During the holiday season, however, the venue is adorned with a breathtaking array of over 500,000 colorful Christmas lights for the Gardens Aglow event!
Don’t forget that The Russell House Bed & Breakfast offers an all-inclusive Festival of Lights and Gardens Aglow Package! It includes lodging (starting at $135), two tickets for one night of Gardens Aglow, and breakfast. There’s no better way to cherish the holiday season with a loved one, and we’re here to make it even easier to achieve an inexpensive romantic getaway in Maine!
The 32nd Annual Harbor Lights Festival
During the 2017 Annual Harbor Lights Festival, visiting couples can enjoy watching a festive boat parade, experience a tree lighting together, and go on a carriage ride through town. This nautical celebration is both romantic and perfect for a winter getaway to Boothbay Harbor!
The Dough Ball and Gingerbread Spectacular
Take that special someone by the hand and relive your childhood at the Dough Ball and Gingerbread Spectacular! During this annual event, spectators watch as professional bakers and grade school builders alike come together to compete for awards like “Most Ingredients Used” and “Most Holiday Spirit.” Visitors can view these creative confections at the Boothbay Harbor Opera House between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. starting December 15.
Warm Up By the Fire at The Russell House Bed & Breakfast
Maine weekend getaway ideas begin and end with The Russell House Bed & Breakfast. Romantic escapes to Boothbay Harbor are no different! Our beautifully decorated lobby and guest rooms feature cozy details like gas fireplaces and comfortable seating, so cozying up with your sweetheart is easy. In addition, guests have access to our signature hot breakfast served fresh each morning!
Cozy Up in the Heart of Downtown Boothbay Harbor
After an evening out on the town, come back to comfort, luxury, and romance at The Russell House Bed & Breakfast. Each of our guest rooms is uniquely arranged and ideal for traveling couples. After booking the Festival of Lights and Gardens Aglow package, be sure to browse our romantic add-ons! Whether guests prefer a charcuterie board or a bouquet of flowers, our extras will make you fall in love all over again!
Ready for one of the best romantic winter getaways in Maine? Check our availability today and get started planning a trip that special someone won’t soon forget!