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10 romantic Airbnbs near NYC

It's time to snuggle up in one of these romantic Airbnbs near NYC

Written by
Keith Flanagan
,
Paula Akpan
&
Shaye Weaver
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Look, we know that the Big Apple is already a pretty darn romantic place. But sometimes you just wanna get away from it all. To get a bit more space and privacy, to huddle around a fireplace or take in some incredible natural landscapes. You know what we mean. 

So if you’re looking for a romantic rental somewhat near New York City, where should you go? Well, we’ve scouted the field to find out. Below are 10 super-romantic Airbnb stays, all within easy reach of NYC.

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Romantic Airbnbs near NYC

Take it easy with your boo in this calming 1905 home with a full kitchen, bath, large outdoor deck, wood stove, parking, nice yard, and an open floor plan. Here, you'll be able to sleep in comfort in the one master bedroom's queen-sized four-poster bed with a skylight. If you like your getaway with a hefty helping of nature, Lake Pearl is just at the end of the property's private dead-end road. It's also 35 minutes from Boston, 30 minutes from Providence, 2 miles from Wrentham Premium Outlets, 45 minutes to Cape Cod, and a 5-minute walk to downtown quaint Wrentham Village.

Originally owned by a "medicine woman," this 1909 cottage has a fairytale-like feel complete with a grand stone fireplace and a loft-style bedroom. You can’t get better access to the forest (you're quite literally in the thick of it), while a separate screened-in structure (complete with a hanging egg chair and yoga mats) is within earshot of the babbling brook nearby—perfect for soaking in nature from a safe distance.

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How romantic would it be to stay in a lighthouse? A former U.S. Coast Guard lighthouse with a keeper's home awaits at Wings Neck Point with incredible 360-degree views of the Atlantic Ocean. Adventurous couples can climb the mahogany spiral staircase and see the Atlantic from the lantern room, read about the history of the lighthouse, and explore the rocky slopes around the property. The attached three-bedroom house has a large eat-in kitchen (complete with a lobster pot), an outdoor shower, and a fieldstone fireplace to round out the charm. Wings Neck Point has its own private beach, but there are plenty of other beaches worth visiting nearby, too. The small town of Pocasset is approximately 3 miles away and nearby Falmouth and Sandwich offer all the excitement of Cape Cod and the ferry to Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard.

 

If you feel like getting rustic, this off-the-grid cabin is totally for those who want to rough it. Inside, you'll find a (seasonal) solar-heated outdoor shower, an outhouse, a seasonal non-potable running water in the kitchen, a propane cook stove, and a wood stove. Adventurers can explore the 20-acre lot the cabin is situated on, which has well-maintained hiking trails and just a few minutes from the Long Trail, renowned rock climbing, skiing and snowboarding.

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Snuggle up in this two-bedroom tiny home that has a lofted bed surrounded by windows. Its full kitchen is ready for cooking a meal and its fire pit is perfect for roast marshmallows together. This neat and tidy lil' home is perfect for those seeking nature and togetherness in a short trip. Located on the Shawangunk wine trail, it's easy to get to some of the area's 15 wineries, too.

This stylish one-bedroom cottage offers a romantic vibe both inside and out with a cool mid-century modern fireplace on its wrap-around deck. It has a wonderful view of Greenwood Lake, too, for those looking for a scenic stay. Plus, the location has its perks: it's just minutes away from Mountain Creek Ski Resort, Mount Peter Ski Area (for skiing and snow tubing), local ice cream shops, breweries, vineyards, and more.

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Stay in the gorgeous former studio of social realist painter Reginald Marsh, surrounded by juniper, birch and cedar trees, a pond, expansive lawns and more that you'll see through its timber-framed picture windows. The estate is an architect-renovated gem most recently featured at Icon Design Magazine Italy and has a private waterfall bordering public preserves. 

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Just over an hour from NYC and ten minutes from the beach, splurge on this riverside farmhouse, the once-upon-a-time home to a Standard Oil heiress' thoroughbred horses. New owners lovingly restored the two-bedroom, 1935 farmhouse (to the tune of $1million) with stylish features like a small reading nook, a large stone fireplace, heated bathroom floors, and even a yoga studio downstairs. Rounding out the bucolic setting, your neighbors—the Airbnb’s owners, who live just across the river—will even bring you fresh eggs from their chicken coop for a farm-fresh breakfast. 

Airbnb stays near NYC

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A winter getaway isn't complete without a gorgeous, snowy landscape.

Being snowed in inside a cozy cabin or chic ski chalet is the ultimate winter activity and Airbnb has plenty of stays to choose from that have beautiful snowy views.

We rounded up nine cabins, chalets and stays that'll have you gazing out at the peaceful snowy blanket before you in no time.

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Looking for a romantic getaway this Valentine's Day? Airbnb has a slew of options for cozy stays with lush views, incredible fireplaces, and relaxing amenities that are in high demand after a long year of quarantining in our tiny apartments.

Let's face it. Flowers and chocolate may not cut it this year. Time away with your loved one might be the only romantic gesture that speaks loud enough these days. Therefore, we've selected nine amazingly romantic Airbnb stays that easily convey "I love you" or at least "Let's be together."

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Whether you're a New Yorker craving a change of scenery or planning a trip to NYC, we think it's high time that you tried something a bit different. Thankfully, Airbnb is packed with unique accommodation options, with hosts who are usually more than willing to offer suggestions on great things to do in the neighborhood. And in these uncertain times, Airbnb hosts have gone above and beyond with new cleaning protocols and safety precautions. 

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Want to stay cozy as f*ck during your trip to New York? Rent one of these Airbnbs with fireplaces instead of a boring old hotel room. Whether you want to stay in one of the coolest Airbnb Brooklyn rentals or you’re looking for something near all the top New York attractions, this list includes plenty of suitable options. Fireplaces add pizzazz to modern lofts, vintage brownstones and artsy studios—and the ambiance that flickering flames lend to a chilly evening is hard to deny. Fair warning: Once you’ve seen how stunning these Airbnbs with fireplaces in NYC look, you might not be willing to go back to the typical Airbnb New York City rental.

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The best winter getaways from NYC all have a few things in common: Charming aesthetics, snug blankets, steaming cups of hot chocolate and oodles of snow. These remarkable Airbnbs at ski resorts near NYC check all the boxes. Whether you’d like to book an effortless weekend trip within easy reach of the city or want to go the whole hog and take a full week out on the slopes, there are loads of cabins near NYC to rent on Airbnb. Beautiful chalets, contemporary condos and nineteenth-century farmhouses all appear on our list of Airbnbs near the slopes. Don’t forget your gloves!

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If you haven't been in a treehouse since you were a kid, you've been missing out. Now is the time to rekindle your love for living aloft in the woods by renting a treehouse Airbnb, especially as the leaves change. There's nothing cozier and more fantastical than taking in nature's beauty from the air. It's a step up from camping near NYC and offers a way to have the secluded getaway that you've been needing. Make sure to pack your hiking boots and essentials! Some of these are quite off-the-grid.

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