9 romantic New England Airbnbs for a Valentine’s Day getaway

From a treehouse to a farmhouse, these cozy New England stays are up for grabs in February.

Tree house in Conway, New Hampshire.
This treehouse in Conway, New Hampshire, is available for rent in February. –Airbnb

If you want to escape with someone next month, you can do so at several Airbnbs across New England. From a New Hampshire treehouse to a Rhode Island bed-and-breakfast to a Maine farmhouse, discover nine spots worth renting for a Valentine’s Day getaway.

Note: All of these Airbnbs had availability during weekends in February at the time of this article’s publication.

1. An artist’s loft in Provincetown

Artist’s loft in Provincetown. —Airbnb

Make this artist’s loft your home base when you visit Provincetown, a quaint seaside community on the northernmost tip of Cape Cod. The Airbnb, in a former captain’s house that was built in 1826, has plenty of natural light, a spiral staircase, and an open chef’s kitchen.

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The reviews say: “Stunningly gorgeous old home. Super comfortable feel. Everything we could have asked for. Would stay here again and again!”

Cost per night: $158

Distance from Boston: About 2 hours and 30 minutes

2. Farmhouse country getaway in Maine

Maine farmhouse getaway. —Airbnb

Rent a bedroom with a fireplace inside a quaint farmhouse in Hollis, Maine, and enjoy the nearby cross-country skiing and snowshoeing trails. Or you could stay on the farm and learn how to make soap for $30 per class.

The reviews say: “Meg’s place is wonderful, peaceful place to stay! The bed was so comfortable! Meg was a wonderful host! She made our first trip to Maine wonderful!!”

Cost per night: $62

Distance from Boston: About 2 hours

3. New Hampshire loft with a mountain view

New Hampshire loft with a mountain view. —Airbnb

If you’re looking for a quiet getaway in New Hampshire’s White Mountains, this spacious loft in Randolph with a spectacular mountain view may be the perfect fit. Drink your morning coffee in a dining area with wraparound windows that will bring you closer to nature.

The reviews say: “We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Larry and Yvonne’s mountain loft. The loft is charming and clean, with lovely views of the white mountains.”

Cost per night: $125

Distance from Boston: About 3 hours

4. Cozy cottage in Maine

A cozy cottage in Freeport, Maine. —Airbnb

If you have any doubt about whether this artsy little heated cottage in Freeport, Maine, would make a great romantic hideaway, consider this: 12 couples have honeymooned here.

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The reviews say: “The sunsets here are gorgeous, and it’s a great starting point for a scenic walk. This little cottage has all you need, and even gives you a spa-like feel with towel warmers in the bathroom. There’s art on the walls and it’s cozy and warm for a fall or winter getaway. George is a great host too!”

Cost per night: $67

Distance from Boston: About 2 hours and 10 minutes

5. Farmhouse apartment in Vermont

A farmhouse apartment in Vermont. —Airbnb

This newly renovated two-story apartment in Putney, Vermont, is attached to a farmhouse that was built in 1809. It has hardwood floors, exposed beams, a king-sized bed, and a wood-burning stove.

The reviews say: “This place is so perfect. Alex and Michael have done such a nice job creating a welcoming, warm and stylish space to retreat. The bed is so cozy and spacious, and the wood stove makes everything even cozier.”

Cost per night: $122

Distance from Boston: About 2 hours and 30 minutes

6. Room at a Newport, Rhode Island bed-and-breakfast

A room with a view in Newport, Rhode Island. —Airbnb

Spend the weekend exploring Newport, your residence a two-room suite in a B&B within walking distance of downtown, the beach, and the city’s famous Cliff Walk. Of course, your stay includes breakfast.

The reviews say: “Regardless of time of year always a wonderful place to stay! Great location, great home, great hosts!!! Looking forward to my next visit.”

Cost per night: $195

Distance from Boston: About 2 hours

7. River apartment in New Hampshire

An apartment on the river in New Hampshire. —Airbnb

Soak up views of the Merrimack River from your bed or from your own private balcony in this Manchester, New Hampshire, modern loft-style apartment with high ceilings and a kitchenette.

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The reviews say: “The view is beautiful, and the location is quiet, but central to many great places. Highly recommend.”

Cost per night: $110

Distance from Boston: About 1 hour and 20 minutes

8. Romantic cottage on the Cape

Romantic cottage on the Cape. —Airbnb

Take in the Cape in the offseason from this mid-century home near conservation land in Eastham. You’ll sleep in a bright and airy second-story loft bedroom, and you’ll be close to trails, shopping, and the Cape Cod National Seashore.

The reviews say: “This cottage is a lovely – quiet, scenic, cozy and comfortable. The kitchen was well-equipped for cooking, and we especially appreciated having coffee and tea on hand. The bed was super comfortable, and I loved the small touches – fresh greenery and handmade soap. Anya and Giovanni were very helpful. Would definitely recommend!”

Cost per night: $130

Distance from Boston: About 2 hours

9. Treehouse in New Hampshire

Treehouse in Conway, New Hampshire. —Airbnb

You can unplug and unwind at this tiny treehouse in the Conway, New Hampshire woods. The space, insulated and heated by propane, warms up quickly on cold days, according to the host. If you’re feeling adventurous, you can don snowshoes and explore the five miles of trails nearby.

The reviews say: “Treehouse at the Shire is a very cute and cozy vacation spot. Very eco friendly and a great place to connect with nature. Surrounded by hiking, great views, amazing hospitality and a cute town just down the street.”

Cost per night: $95

Distance from Boston: About 2 hours and 45 minutes

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