From the elegant scenery, historic charm, and plenty of fun activities, it’s an ideal location for couples to escape their regular routine and fall in love all over again.
In Greenwich, CT, you’ll find more than just our sought-after bed and breakfast. You’ll also discover many excursions that you and your sweetie will be talking about for years to come. Ready to start planning? Here are just a few of the best romantic day trips in CT that you absolutely must try!
You’ll find even more romantic day trips in CT or NY in our free Greenwich Visitor’s Guide! Download your copy today to pick your favorite things to do near our romantic bed and breakfast and add them to your getaway itinerary.
Romantic Day Trips in CT For the Two of You
Even before you venture out into other towns near Greenwich, there is plenty to do right here! In terms of geographic size, Greenwich is larger than Paris, France. And there’s plenty of diversity between the various villages.
Read our full guide to romantic things to do in Greenwich, CT, but a little primer includes:
Visiting the Greenwich Beaches
This classic date idea is a great way to spend a day in the sun with your partner! Whether you choose to simply soak in the sun’s rays, indulge in a romantic picnic, or take a boat ride, there are plenty of romantic things to do in CT beaches! Here are just some of the area’s most beautiful beaches:
View Beautiful and Historic Mansions
Surprisingly, one of the most popular tourist activities in Greenwich is viewing the stunning mansions along the back roads of town. Greenwich real estate is some of the best in New England, and the homes are absolutely breathtaking! Whether you are your sweetie are just dream building or looking for a new place to call home, you may want to consider this fun-filled bike trip to some of Greenwich’s most incredible mansions!
Get a Taste of CT at Local Wineries
This activity among the most romantic things to do in CT! The Connecticut Wine Trail is abundant with stellar options for wine tastings, gorgeous vineyards, and out-of-this-world sunset views! While it’s impossible to pick our favorite wineries, these are some that we consider as musts during your visit:
Set Sail on a Private Cruise
If you’re in need of some much-needed alone time and an extraordinary experience, a private ride on a luxury yacht may be just what you need. Greenwich Boat Charters provides a variety of options including dinner and cocktail cruises, New York Harbor tours, leisure harbor cruises, and more! The lull of the waves and the stunning backdrop of a Greenwich sunset is the perfect setting for a romantic evening.
Even More Romantic Connecticut Day Trips
Speaking of which, our romantic Connecticut bed and breakfast near New York City is the perfect spot from which to plan even more romantic day trips in other parts of Connecticut! Some of our favorites hug the Connecticut coast, such as:
New Haven, Connecticut
This is one of the largest cities in Connecticut. It hosts Yale University, which includes one of the best (free, yet very sophisticated) art galleries in the country, the Yale University Art Gallery. There are plenty of new restaurants to enjoy during your day trip in the city. New Haven is only an hour by train or car from Greenwich, so our romantic inn is within easy reach at the end of the day.
Mystic and Stonington, Connecticut
On the other side of the state are the quaint old towns of Mystic and Stonington. Both of these Connecticut shoreline towns are former whaling towns. Both were beautifully restored and welcome thousands of visitors each year. Mystic Seaport and its fabulous restaurants help create a hefty list of romantic things to do in Mystic. There are plenty of things to do in Stonington, as well. As these are relatively small towns, a day trip from Greenwich can be enough to soak it all in with your significant other.
Discover Even More Romantic Things to Do in CT
In our opinion, anytime of year is a perfect time to plan a romantic getaway to Connecticut. If you’re looking for romantic winter activities in Connecticut, be sure to look at our itinerary of romantic things to do in CT in winter.
Enjoy a Stay at Connecticut’s Most Romantic Bed and Breakfast
The Stanton House Inn is a historic landmark and a convenient choice for romantic weekend getaways in CT. Featuring 20 gorgeous guestrooms, our romantic inn is the perfect alternative to other local romantic hotels. We also offer an abundance of amenities and a romantic setting you won’t find in typical accommodations. Some luxury suites we think will be perfect for your next romantic getaways in Greenwich are:
- The Brush Suite
The original master bedroom of our mansion
- The Sackett Suite
An expansive suite complete with a hot tub in the suite