Winter: If you and your significant other are planning some special “couple” time this winter why not switch things up a bit and skip the typical resort vacation and try something new! Maine has a great way to get you close without all the hype. Seek out a quiet and cozy getaway this year by taking a trip north. Envision the snow lightly falling outside while you and your special someone are snuggled up next to a roaring fire with a hot toddy in your hand. Who needs the margaritas and sun block when you can have hot cocoa and sleigh rides! Some great winter destinations spots for couples can be found in the Western Maine’s mountain and lakes region. You will find the perfect spot in the heart of Bethel at the Norseman Inn. They offer guests eight different rooms to choose from and offer all the cozy amenities which will make your winter vacation picture perfect. Their suite offers visitors two rooms complete with a fireplace, homemade quilts and no televisions, perfect for some quality bonding time. The Bethel area offers plenty to do during the winter months with two great ski resorts close by, cross country ski trails, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, dog sledding guide services and horseback riding. Or if you just want to spend your days enjoying your morning coffee and paper by the fire or walking around town enjoying some of the great shops and cafés, you can because many couples come to Maine to do it all or nothing at all. So plan your winter vacation and head north this year, you’ll be glad you did!