Winter Getaways in New England
New England is a relatively small region, but each state is loaded with a variety of seasonal adventures to partake in – especially during the winter! With countless skiing trails, beautiful mountain lodges, and colonial towns to explore, the historic charm of New England makes for the perfect backdrop to escape cabin fever. Whether you’re looking to escape your Forest Properties apartment in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, or Rhode Island, pack your bags for the best winter getaways!
With snow capped mountains, pristine powder trails, and some of the country’s most famous slopes, New England is a dream come true for skiers, snowboarders, and outdoor enthusiasts alike! For those Forest Properties tenants nearby, check out these featured slopes this season:
- Great Brook Ski Touring Center (25 miles west of downtown Boston)
- Weston Ski Track (30 minutes west of Boston)
- Wachusett Mountain (an easy 90-minute drive west from Boston)
Whether you’re hoping to spend a weekend on the slopes, or are looking to bundle up your family for an outdoor adventure, there are plenty of nearby overnight accommodations for the above trails.
For a Romantic Weekend Escape
It’s no surprise that New England is a top destination for couples – especially in the cooler months. There’s something special about cozying up next to your significant other in front of a glowing fireplace after spending a day on the slopes or out exploring!
The Pines Apartments
With close proximity to commuter lines and Boston, The Pines Apartments are located in Portsmouth, New Hampshire have a variety of one, two bedroom apartment homes. Tour one today!
White Barn Inn in Kennebunkport, Maine is a boutique inn that perfectly captures New England’s coastal charm. This 26-room complex of suites and waterfront cottages present guests with fresh flowers and fruit, plush terry cloth robes, flat screen televisions, and Molton Brown toiletries. Sounds like the perfect way to relax and unwind on the coast during any type of weather! From $295 per night.
The perfect mixture of luxury and charm exists at The Manor on Golden Pond in Holderness, New Hampshire. Ease into a state of romantic bliss – with the help of quaint suites, named after English towns, as well as whirlpools, fireplaces, afternoon tea, and a full country breakfast. From $205 per night.
Where can you find a family owned hotel boasting modern amenities on an iconic New England beach? The Nantucket Hotel is the island’s only premier, all-season destination hotel and resort with classic Nantucket, Massachusetts charm. Originally built in 1891 and renovated in 2012, the resort is within walking distance of beaches, shopping, restaurants, and the harbor. Choose from luxurious 1-to-3-bedroom suites, and 1-to-2-bedroom cottages for a wonderful romantic getaway! From $175 per night.
Family Fun at New Hampshire’s White Mountains
With towering snowcaps and more outdoor activities than you could shake a stick at, New Hampshire’s White Mountains is home to a variety of small towns with some of the best skiing and snowboarding trails New England has to offer.
North Conway, New Hampshire is a popular place to be to soak up winter adventures, with plenty of shopping, sightseeing, and cozy accommodations. Here’s a quick rundown of what we recommend you add to your North Conway itinerary:
- Tax-free shopping at Settlers’ Green Outlet Village
- Family ice skating, snowboarding, skiing, tubing, snowshoeing, and dog sledding
- Splash around at the indoor water park, Kahuna Laguna
- Sightseeing by train on the old-fashioned Conway Scenic Railroad
- Relaxing at a classic New England Bed & Breakfast. White Mountain Hotel and Riverside Inn are wonderful, kid-friendly options
The Parkside Apartments in Boston
Just steps away from Boston's finest cafes, museums, and the iconic Fenway Park, The Parkside features one, two, and three bedroom apartments. Take a tour today!
Day Trip Ideas
If you’re tight on time or budget, you can still get outdoors this season and give yourself a mini getaway! From day spas to ski slopes, the following spots are less than an hour to The Parkside apartments in Boston:
- Nashoba Valley Ski Area – considered the premiere snow tubing destination in all of New England for a day of family fun!
- The Stonehedge Hotel & Spa – the perfect spot to treat yourself to a day of rest, relaxation, and pampering! Enjoy their European influenced four season pool, jacuzzi, steam room, and sauna.
For residents of Forest Properties’ Arbor View, Cloverleaf Apartments, Parke Place Village, and other apartment communities in the New England area, we’d love to hear of your favorite go-to winter getaway spots on Facebook!