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Bed and Breakfast in Connecticut

Connecticut offers a lovely fusion of New England charm, rural scenery, and modern urban offerings. The underrated state  is a wonderful option for a vacation during any season or a quick weekend getaway.

Bed and Breakfast in Connecticut

Ideally located in the quaint village of Stony Creek, this secluded luxury B&B features magnificent views of the Thimble Islands and Long Island Sound right at your doorstep. It’s a perfect location for romantic couples, families and business travelers to relax and enjoy the beautiful Connecticut shoreline, 12 miles from New Haven and 75 miles from New York. Town beaches, scenic village greens, quaint shops, nature walks, boat tours, hiking trails, fine restaurants and the vibrant cultural life of New Haven and Yale University are just minutes away. Thimble Islands Bed & Breakfast currently offers one deluxe guest suite with master bedroom, private marble bath, sitting room with television and sofa bed, and cafe bar with mini-refrigerator, microwave, coffee marker and bar sink. You don’t even have to lift your head off the pillow to enjoy glorious water views! Amenities include wireless internet, screened porch, large garden terrace, 30-foot pier, and parking. The room rate includes a full custom breakfast with extensive menu choices and complimentary wine & cheese in late afternoon. Innkeepers Tony and Julie Broom warmly welcome you!

You deserve to treat yourself once in a while. Whether you’re in the area on business, looking for a romantic getaway, or a girls/guys weekend, the Wedgeway B&B is an excellent choice. Wedgeway combines the comfort, elegance and relaxation of a traditional B&B with the safety, and security features of a modern hotel. Located within the Cheney Brothers National Historic Landmark District, Wedgeway is the original home of Austin and Ruth Cheney and is included in the National Historic Registry. Built in 1911 with a major addition in 1921, the grand home is situated at the western edge of a nine acre parcel of town owned land known as the “Great Lawn” and is the newest of the Cheney Mansions.

Exceptional food, comfort, and location – it is hard to beat this combination when looking for a great Connecticut retreat! The beautifully appointed rooms and common areas, along with our delicious gourmet breakfasts, make the Riverwind Inn B&B your perfect getaway destination. Our gracious hospitality, cleanliness, and attention to detail make a stay at the Riverwind Inn a truly special occasion! With seven beautifully appointed guest rooms to choose from at our award winning B&B in Deep River, CT, you are sure to find a room that will provide you with your perfect getaway. Our rooms reflect Colonial charm, casual elegance and are comfortably appointed and individually decorated. Come stay in a room that features a four-poster bed, a gas fireplace, and a soaking tub. Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway, a relaxing weekend or a sightseeing excursion, you will find the perfect accommodation for your stay. The Riverwind Inn is nestled between Essex and Chester, in quiet, historic Deep River – central to the areas’ many pleasures. Suggestions for the day’s events are always available from your Innkeepers to help you maximize each day of your vacation or romantic weekend getaway in Connecticut. Picture-postcard seasons, superb dining, exceptional theater, and the relaxed pace of our small villages are only a few of the many reasons visitors travel to the Connecticut River Valley.

The Historic Daniel Rust House in Coventry, CT was established in 1800 by the Rose family as a place to rest and refresh yourself before undertaking the remainder of your journey. We strive to continue this tradition today. Our B&B are located within ten minutes of the University of Connecticut and Interstate 84 and are situated on two beautifully landscaped acres amidst established perennial gardens and fruit trees. Our bed-and-breakfast has all modern amenities including queen-sized canopy beds, private baths and fireplaces. This Connecticut bed-and-breakfast provides several common rooms. The cooking hearth is the center of attraction in the tavern room. The Stone Room is an inviting place to read a good book, linger on the covered porch overlooking the garden, or you may want to take a stroll around the yard and enjoy the perennial flower beds and herb garden.

Located just 5 miles from Mystic and many area attractions, we offer peaceful surroundings and luxurious accomodations. Surrounded by 6.5 acres of green lawns, stone walls and lush gardens, we offer traditional historic rooms and updated luxurious suites complete with TVs, whirlpool tubs, gas fireplaces, heated towel racks and in room coffee. Originally built in 1807 as the estate of Sea Captain Shubel Smith, Stonecroft Country Inn offers an atmosphere of relaxation and romance. Stonecroft is family owned and operated with a friendly and attentive staff. We pride ourselves on our signature warm welcomes and personal service. Start your day with a full country breakfast, then explore to your heart’s content! Return and relax on the terrace around our fire pit overlooking the pond and gardens. Voted 2012 Best of New England by the Editors of Yankee Magazine! and 2015 Trip Advisor Hall of Fame.

Tucker Hill Inn Bed & Breakfast is a gracious New England Colonial home situated amongst ancient oaks and maples in Middlebury, CT. We have three rooms and one suite available for guests to choose from, each accompanied by a full gourmet breakfast every morning. Local activities include antiquing, nature centers, state parks, and much more.

Our historic bed and breakfast was built in 1706 and was the center of life in Woodbury CT as home to the town's very first blacksmith and its very first general store. It has six guest rooms, three and ½ baths, a charming living room, a dining room area, a library, gym, spa, stone terrace, fire pit, and a gourmet kitchen.

This Washington, CT bed and breakfast offers luxurious rooms and accommodations in Connecticut. Bed & Breakfast is located on four sunny hillside acres of the southern Litchfield Hills in the town of Washington, CT. Several large maple trees provide plenty of shade during the warm summer days. An organic herb garden and landscaped grounds are available for exploration..Book your stay today!Click our link above to Book Direct for your next sunny escape in Washington, Connecticut.

The Homestead Inn Bed & Breakfast is located in New Milford, Connecticut and offers great antiquing, streams, lakes, waterfalls, hiking, and all the relaxation one could want.

Come experience the charm of yesteryear in this newly remodeled 1891 Queen Anne Victorian. We are located in Wallingford, Connecticut, 15 minutes from New Haven, and less than 30 minutes from Hartford. This grand home features excellent craftsmanship and exquisite attention to detail found throughout the Wallingford Victorian Inn. Enjoy one of our five beautiful suites and elegant common spaces like our library, music room and parlor. Wallingford is the perfect setting for an old-fashioned summer night, eating homemade ice cream on the town green under the stars.

ONE OF THE BEST 5 COZY B&BS IN NEW ENGLAND! - YANKEE MAGAZINE, NOVEMBER 2019. Our bed & breakfast is located in a beautifully renovated 1910 house on a quiet residential street in the historical downtown area, providing traditional Bed and Breakfast service to our guests. We are across the street from the Choate Rosemary Hall chapel and its bell tower and minutes away from the Toyota Oakdale Theatre. The Bell Tower B&B is a short walk to over ten local restaurants, two blocks away from the Mellon Arts Center, and a short drive to Connecticut vineyards. Wesleyan, Yale and Quinnipiac Universities are also a comfortable drive. Connecticut has much to offer. Let us help you plan sightseeing trips to the Connecticut River Valley and the shoreline. We are the perfect destination for a single traveler, couple, family or small group.

Starbuck Inn is hosted by Peter Starbuck - generous and hospitable. Each of our size guest rooms has a custom-built armoire, cable TV, telephone, internet, its own bath and more.

The Historic Mansion Inn Bed & Breakfast, is situated in the prime located of New Haven, CT. Being only five blocks from Yale University, theaters, and shopping you will nestled in convenience along with style and elegance.

This Wethersfield, CT bed and breakfast offers luxurious rooms and accommodations in Connecticut. Enjoy breakfast, and our calming, elegant rooms tastefully decorated for your comfort and relaxation. Our bnb in Wethersfield provides WIFI access, air conditioning, lounge and garden without sacrificing quality or service. Book your stay today! Click our link above to Book Direct for your next fantastic escape in Wethersfield, Connecticut.

This Wethersfield, CT bed and breakfast offers luxurious rooms and accommodations in Connecticut. Enjoy a full breakfast, and Private Bathroom, and High Speed Wireless Internet. Our bnb in Wethersfield provides flat screen cable televisions, hair dryers, and bathrobes without sacrificing quality or service. Book your stay today! Click our link above to Book Direct for your next historic escape in Wethersfield, Connecticut.

The B&B at Bartlett Farm is open year-round for guests to enjoy. The farmhouse has been in our family since it was built in the 1780s. We are located in a relaxing country atmosphere in North Guilford, Connecticut - historic Guilford is just 15 minutes away, and New Haven is just 25 minutes away. We offer 3 charming guestrooms, all with private baths, TV, and air conditioning. We are pet-friendly - nearby Bluff Head and Hammonassett State Park are a few great places to bring your four-legged friend.

By the Sea Inn and Spa located in Branford, CT is an award winning bed and breakfast and Day Spa on the Connecticut Shoreline. The beautiful shoreline of the Long Island Sound is is just a brief drive away.

The Mountain View Green Retreat is the ideal spot to renew and ignite romance with your special someone. Take a stroll through the gardens hand in hand, swing on a porch swing or a tree swing built for two, snuggle up in your romantic room or enjoy a refreshing drink on our stone patio overlooking the grounds. The Mountain View Green Retreat is a place where memories are made.

Welcome to A Meadow House B&B for the privacy and romance of a perfect getaway. Our bed & breakfast located in charming countryside of Lakeville, CT. Close to all that the area has to offer, the inn is perfect for families, romantic couples and friends traveling together.

Experience the romance of a bygone era in a Stately Manor House in Norfolk, CT. Proud to be one of only six establishments in Connecticut on the Select Registry Distinguished Inns of North America.

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Old Drovers Inn Bed and Breakfast in Dover Plains New York, has served as a refuge for road-weary travelers in the Hudson Valley for over 250 Years. American History....Romanticized""

This Millbrook, NY bed and breakfast offers luxurious rooms and accommodations in New York. Enjoy a fabulous breakfast, and distinctive Hudson Valley destination only ninety miles north of New York City, Millbrook Country House epitomizes a style of country living that is at once sophisticated and relaxed. The gracious grounds, gardens, and c. 1808 house, with four guest rooms, are ideally situated for full enjoyment of Millbrook’s cultural and sporting scenes.. Book your stay today! Click our link above to Book Direct for your next escape in Millbrook, New York.

This incredible Bed and Breakfast is also a work of art. The entire inn is located inside a castle built by artist Peter Wing. Escape to this fantastical and romantic bed and breakfast just 75 miles north of New York City.

Historic Bed and Breakfast filled with antiques and overlooking the Long Island Sound in wine country.

Come to the Cedar House on Sound B&B located in beautiful Mattituck, New York for an unforgettable Long Island and North Fork vacation getaway.

One of the finest original homes in Greenport, Fordham House Bed & Breakfast is dedicated to providing lodgings with a higher standard of style, comfort and privacy on Long Island's wonderful semi-rural East End. Celebrate Valentine's Day at the Fordham House throughout February with complimentary Godiva chocolates and champagne.

North Fork Table and Inn is an experience like no other!

Quintessentials is a North Fork Long Island Bed and Breakfast and Spa where you will find pure relaxation and romance. The elegant 1840s Victorian Bed and Breakfast is set on almost an acre of lush, landscaped grounds just two hours away from New York City. We have a full-service day spa and a Japanese meditation garden for serenity and rejuvenation.

Welcome to Arbor View House an award-winning North Fork Long Island Bed and Breakfast Inn- Greenport NY wineries. We are a Wine Country Bed and Breakfast (B&B) with award-winning gourmet breakfasts, boutique hotel accommodations, fireplaces, and romantic getaways. Consider us your Home away from Home.

A couple hours from NYC, New England, and New Jersey, The Harvest Inn is in the heart of wine country in the NoFo. Enjoy modern luxury and chic design in the middle vineyards, farms, and small villages.

Wells House Bed & Breakfast offers guests an opportunity to unwind and re-connect in a beautifully restored 19th century home, leaving the 21st century’s problems behind.

This Cutchogue, NY bed and breakfast offers luxurious rooms and accommodations in New York. Book your stay today! Click our link above to Book Direct for your next getaway in Cutchogue, New York.

The Farmhouse Bed & Breakfast is located in Cutchogue on North Fork, Long Island. Come to the East End of Long Island to sit, relax, gaze at the horse in the paddock, pick your own berries from the garden, gather the eggs and taste the wine at our local vineyards.

Ruby's Cove Bed & Breakfast is perfect for a serene, intimate getaway. This delightful b&b is located in the heart of the old whaling village of Greenport, NY, on the North Fork of Long Island, close to the Hampton’s. Make your day or weekend even more memorable!

The Blue Iris Bed & Breakfast is a newly constructed, farmhouse-style home in the heart of wine country on Long Island’s North Fork. We offer romantic getaways elegant guest beds with private baths, and a fireplace in the room. Couples and girlfriends getaways can also indulge in first class amenities like spa services offering Oriental massage, plush robes, along with facials and reflexology services. Relax and get away from it all at the Blue Iris Bed & Breakfast.

Connecticut offers a lovely fusion of New England charm, rural scenery, and modern urban offerings. The underrated state is a wonderful option for a vacation during any season or a quick weekend getaway.

Depending on your interests- nature, hiking, food and beverages,  nautical activities, historic points of interest, vineyard hopping, and  more, Connecticut truly offers something for everyone!

Bed and breakfast in Connecticut offer a personalized, quaint, and romantic experience of the state. Many bed and breakfasts in Connecticut are set in historic buildings, along the seaside, in charming  farmhouses, or more. These unique accommodations offer a more memorable  and authentic stay versus staying in large commercial or chain hotels.

Whether  you’ve got a week, two weeks, or just a couple of days to enjoy this  stellar state, there is no shortage of things to do, see, and explore.  Stay near the coast for mystic water and lighthouse views. Do a wine-tasting tour at a variety of  vineyards. Go during the fall for postcard-worthy fall foliage. Do a  foodie tour in one of the major cities such as New Haven, Greenwich,  and Litchfield. Explore the many historical points of interest  throughout the state and the quaint “village-like” towns, such as Mystic.

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  • There are an abundance of things to see, do, and explore throughout the state. Hartford, the capital of Connecticut,  is one of American’s oldest cities and is known for its plethora of  historical sights and points of interest. New London is a coastal city  which overlooks the Thames River, it is filled with history, museums and  nautical activities. The quaint seaside village of Mystic is a wonderful destination for anyone seeking a peaceful and calm  atmosphere with great restaurants and a historic downtown. Stamford is  one of Connecticut’s largest urban centers, located on the Long Island Sound, it’s packed full of parks, theatres, museums, concert venues, breweries, and great restaurants. The small town of Fairfield is home to historical architecture, hiking trails, beaches, and other  natural attractions, it is perfect for outdoor lovers and nature  enthusiasts. Connecticut River Valley is packed with an abundance of activities, including state parks,  museums, breweries, museums, beaches, and historical points of interest.  The seaport city of New London is great for family beach vacations in  the summertime and is known for its year-round arts and music scene  downtown.

  • Food and Drink

  • The coastal, New England state offers a variety of must-try local dishes. Perhaps the most  well-known dish in the state is the White Clam Pizza. which has been a  state specialty since 1925, this dish is a must-try and offers an  authentic Connecticut pizza experience. Fresh caught seafood and seafood specials are offered  on the menus of every coastal city and town throughout the state. The  rural regions of the state are revered for the many creameries found  throughout the rolling hills, all of which offer incredibly fresh and  delicious ice-cream and other dairy products.

  • History

  • Connecticut is a Native American Algonquain name which means “land on the long  tidal river.” It became a state in 1788 when the Europeans settled New England,  but before that, it was inhabited by multiple Native American tribes.  It borders Massachusetts to the North, Rhode Island to the east, Long Island Sound to the South and New York to the west.

  • Things to do

  • If you’re short on time, then you might feel overwhelmed by the unending list of opportunities of things to do in Connecticut. These are some of the highlights and best things to do while you’re in the state.

    Mystic Seaport, in the quaint coastal village of Mystic, is home to the largest maritime museum in the United States, an absolute must do for sea-lovers and nautical enthusiasts.

    The  historic district and main street of most major cities and towns are  packed with a variety of points of interest including historical  architecture, museums, theatres, and restaurants.

    The Long Island Sound is packed with various state park s, beaches, and other outdoor  activities. Any outdoor lovers should head directly to this part of Connecticut for an abundance of outdoor adventure opportunities!

    The Connecticut Wine Trail is the perfect destination for wine lovers. It is a unique collection  of vineyards and wineries which showcase some of the most charming and  picturesque towns throughout Connecticut.

    The Connecticut Capitol is located in downtown Hartford, and is set in a picturesque, historical building. It dates back to the 1800’s when the building was first designed.

  • Weather

  • Connecticut summers are very warm and the winters are very cold. Fall and spring  seasons offer the most suitable temperatures for visitors. Visitors can  enjoy the spring blossoms and colorful blooms, as well as the  spectacular fall foliage during the months of September through October.  Winter temperatures are not for the faint of heart, as the state very  rarely sees temperatures above 30 degrees Fahrenheit during the winter  months. Summer boasts moderately warm temperatures, averaging around 80  degrees Fahrenheit during July and August.

Bed and Breakfast in Connecticut FAQ

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  • How can I get around Connecticut?

    If you plan on arriving in Connecticut by plane, then Bradley International Airport is the largest airport in  the state. It is located just a quick twenty minute drive from Hartford, the capital city.

    There  are five other smaller airports located throughout the state, yet  airfare prices to the smaller airports tend to be more costly than  flying into the international airport.

    Even though Connecticut is one of the smallest US states, it is by no means small when it comes  to exploring the many destinations on offer throughout the state. So if  your trip plans involve exploring many different areas throughout the  state, then having a car is absolutely necessary. There are a plethora  of car rental companies available in every major town and city. However,  if your trip is just a short weekend getaway or if you plan to be stationary or stay exclusively in a city for the  duration of your stay, then a car is not necessary. It is easy and  accessible to rely on public transportation, taxi’s, and Uber throughout  the major cities.

  • Why stay at a Bed & Breakfast in Connecticut?

    There is no finer way to experience authentic New England Charm than by staying at one of the many cozy Bed & Breakfasts throughout Connecticut. Bed and breakfasts in Connecticut come in a variety of offerings, shapes, sizes, and locations. Think  luxury boutique, quaint guest house in the historic district of a city, country inn, or a smaller guest house perfect for romantic getaways. Guest rooms in bed and breakfasts offer a variety of modern conveniences and amenities (such as private  balconies, jacuzzi, and room service!) yet is always combined with a  touch of authentic New England charm. Smaller accommodations, such as privately owned bed and breakfasts, often mean smoother check-in, friendly innkeeper, personalized services, and an all around quieter, more romantic experience. Madison, a small town in southeastern Connecticut on the coastline, is a favorite destination among Bed and breakfast travelers.

  • What type of amenities can I expect when booking a bed and breakfast in Connecticut?

    Bed and breakfasts offer all of the same modern amenities as chain and commercial hotels, yet bed and breakfasts add an additional dose of authenticity and New England charm that is simply not found during a hotel stay. All bed and breakfasts will feature free wifi,  fresh linens, gourmet breakfasts, private baths, and more. Some guest  houses feature private hot-tub, private entrance, or private balconies.  One of the best things about staying at bed and breakfasts is that each one is totally unique and different. Some are luxury, some are down to earth, and some are urban. Each stay at a bed and breakfast offers a new and different experience.

  • What are the different types of bed and breakfasts in Connecticut?

    Whether you prefer the city, coastline, a quaint small town, or the green rolling hills, Connecticut bed and breakfasts come in a variety of different options throughout the state.

    Considered one of the best bed and breakfast in Connecticut, Abbey’s Lantern Inn is a countryside retreat, nestled in six acres of forestlands just outside of the small town of Mystic. The small, romantic bed and breakfast offers a luxurious night stay with sparkling clean rooms, the fresh smells and peaceful sounds of nature, homey decor, and luxurious amenities. Some guest rooms feature private jacuzzi tubs and a delicious breakfast is served each  morning. Guests can enjoy the bonfire and grilling amenities, as well as  nearby casinos, beaches, and hiking trails.

    Stonecroft Country Inn is a romantic bed and breakfast in Connecticut, as well as another elegant countryside escape, located just a short drive away from Mystic. The inn offers 10 private guest rooms with luxe amenities and a full complimentary country breakfast each  morning. Every room features a comfy sitting area and private balcony.

    Dating back to the 1700’s, the Daniel Rust House is a bed and breakfast central Connecticut known for its historic architecture and cozy decor. The bed and breakfast features a large common area where guests can read or socialize, as  well as a covered porch overlooking the flower garden. A full country  breakfast is served each morning, featuring an impressive spread of  delicious fresh baked breakfast items. Guest rooms are charming and feature colonial-era furnishings and decor.

    Fitch Claremont Vineyard Bed and Breakfast offers a luxurious and peaceful stay on a farm and vineyard in southeastern Connecticut. The winery bed and breakfast Connecticut is perfect for wine enthusiasts seeking accommodation in a peaceful,  natural setting overlooking stunning vineyards. Rooms are furnished with  modern amenities and charming decor.

    The Inn at Harbor Hill Marina offers luxury accommodation in a charming 19th-century home. The inn features sweeping bay views and sparkling clean rooms. Some guest rooms feature private balconies and private jacuzzis. All guest rooms feature free wifi, plush bedding, a desk, and private bathrooms.