By Julia Helal


Looking for a romantic Valentine’s Day getaway? Visitors and locals alike can find paradise in cozy, snow-covered Burlington this February. Take a stroll along Church Street to admire the twinkling lights, catch spectacular sunsets along the waterfront, indulge in the acclaimed culinary and brewery scene, soak in local performances, and spend quality time with someone special. Explore these special packages to experience the best Valentine’s Day yet!


Vermont Valentine's Day

Indulge in romance and relax with a glass of bubbly with the Romantic Getaway package from The Essex, Vermont’s culinary resort and spa. Fall in love all over again at the Essex Resort & Spa with a package including sparkling wine, chocolate, couples’ massages, spa access, a dinner for two at Junction, and romantic brunches.


Looking to learn a rewarding and delicious new skill with your partner? With the Essex’s Inner Chef package, get cooking as a team under the guidance of a professional chef and prepare a delectable three-course meal to be enjoyed by you both. Delicious food doesn’t stop there! Sit back and relax from cooking for an intimate and interactive dinner experience at Junction made with the finest local ingredients.



With the Hotel VT Romance Package , stay on the hotel’s top floor with house-made chocolate truffles and sparkling wine waiting in your room upon your arrival. Order special Valentine’s Day surprises including a bouquet of flowers, a bundle of rose petals, and other festive sips and snacks for any stay from February 11-14. Experience culinary romance with Juniper’s featured Valentine’s Day Dinner


vermont vacation

Join Adventure Dinner on February 12 for a four-course Italian Valentine’s Dinner filled with fine food, delicious cocktails, and vibrant wines—all there to enhance your amore. Looking for an active romantic adventure? Strap on your cross-country skis or snowshoes for Love Trek with your partner and set off on a 2-mile adventure into the snow-laden woods. Along the trek, celebrate with four staggered fire-cooked courses each paired with a thematic drink. Feeling more spontaneous? Drop into the pop-up Love Bar on February 17 or 24 for sommelier-selected wine pours, flirty cocktails, fondue, and snacks.