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Historic Inns: Romantic New England Getaways

West Quoddy Head Lighthouse
West Quoddy Head Lighthouse
Roger Fasteson

Feeling the post-holiday winter doldrums? Perhaps it is time for a winter getaway and an immersion in history at a cozy New England Inn.

Travelzoo tops the charts with suggestions that are sure to take away the winter chill. Here are some of their best.

Lovers of lighthouses and ocean waves will find nothing more romantic than a 17th century oceanfront inn along Maine's coast. Sundays through Fridays from now through April the oceanfront York Harbor Inn is offering overnight stays for just $99 a night. Add $30 Saturday nights. Breakfast, a $25 dining credit for the inn’s seafood restaurant and welcome cocktails are included. Wi-fi is complimentary, and the town beach is right across the street. Upgraded rooms with amenities like Jacuzzi tubs, fireplaces, and harbor views are available for an additional $60. For full details and to reserve a room, see Travelzoo.

Prefer the countryside of Vermont? Sundays through Thursdays through May 15, the Middlebury Inn is offering overnight stays for $99, a savings of $112, Two night stays are $199. Add $20 per night for Friday and Saturday nights. Breakfast is included, a $22 value, and two night stays include a $25 credit for the inn’s Morgan's Tavern. The Middlebury Inn, in Middlebury, Vermont, is one of the five oldest hotels in America. Furnished with antiques but with modern amenities, it has an on-site restaurant, Morgan’s Tavern, with a menu utilizing locally sourced ingredients. The charming town of Middlebuy is about a four hour drive from Boston. Blackout days apply. For all terms, blackout dates, or to make a reservation go to Travelzoo’s website.

The elegant 4-diamond AAA-rated Woodstock Inn and Resort is offering an overnight stay $179, a $342 value. It was named to Travel and Leisure’s “World’s Best” list and Condé Nast’s readers’ choice ”Best Resorts in the Northeast”. Skiers will appreciate the proximity to the Suicide Six Mountain and the Woodstock Inn Nordic center’s eighteen miles of cross country trails. See Travelzoo for details, blackout dates, or to book a stay.