Romantic getaways in Maine are easy to come by with such beautiful landscapes to enjoy with your loved one. Explore rocky coastlines. Stroll through ancient forests. Picturesque windjammers, coastal villages, and beautiful sunsets set the scene for an Oscar-winning romance. Discover for yourself a beauty and sense of serenity that is unique to New England. Deer Isle is a hidden gem along the Maine coast, with a small-town feeling and peaceful scenery that you can’t quite catch anywhere else. Plan the perfect date night at a charming restaurant. Embark on an outdoor adventure. Our thoughtful vacation guide can help you plan a memorable experience in Downeast with the love of your life.
Downeast is One of the Most Romantic Getaways in Maine
Where to Eat
For a truly unique dining experience, make a reservation at the Aragosta Restaurant in Stonington. Splurge on a fresh seafood dinner. Indulge in entrees ranging from ceviche, smoked lobster summer corn soup, and squash blossom tagliatelle. Share a bottle of wine and toast to the time you’ve spent together in love.
Pilgrim’s Inn serves a tasty small plate menu that changes with the season. Featured items include local cheese and charcuterie plates, flatbread pizzas, and more. You can also check in to see if they have a special dinner event coming up! Don’t forget the delicious breakfast they offer each morning.
What to Do
The Picnic Package
The Picnic Package offers couples a chance to take a prepared picnic lunch along for a hike through an enchanting Maine coastal forest. Enjoy the scent of evergreen and salt air mingling around a secluded beach on Penobscot Bay. Share an intimate moment dining with the love of your life on the sand. Relax on the beach, in the woods, or even enjoy on the go with this delicious picnic provided by the Inn in a special picnic backpack. The Picnic Package is a great idea for a sailing or kayaking trip with your sweetheart as well!
Maine Kayaking Adventure Package
If you’re more of an adventurous couple, try the Maine Kayaking Adventure Package, which is available from mid-June to mid-September. This romantic package for two includes a delicious gourmet breakfast each morning at Pilgrim’s inn, a half-day kayaking trip, and an hour massage for two. You will experience some of the best kayaking on the Maine coast with over 60 islands within a two-hour paddle. Spend a half-day exploring the islands of the Stonington Archipelago with Old Quarry Ocean Adventures, and then let our certified massage therapist ease your tense muscles with a Swedish, deep tissue, or trigger point massage.
Where to Stay
Pilgrim’s Inn is an excellent choice when planning where to stay during one of your romantic getaways in Maine. Stay near all the best things to do in Downeast. Our quaint and charming bed and breakfast offers rejuvenating, comfortable lodging and friendly owners who will help you plan the perfect itinerary for your stay. Along with deluxe Bee Kind bath products, a stocked library, and Adirondack chairs along the water, other amenities include luxurious linens and a complimentary Colonial charm. Room 6 is perfect for couples! Peer out through the windows for breathtaking views of the property. You’ll never want to leave.