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Spas in New England

Spas are sprouting up all over New England. If you want to get away from it all, plan your relaxing spa vacation with this guide to New England spa resorts.

Baby's First Spa Treatment
The Beach Plum Spa at the John Carver Inn in Plymouth, Massachusetts, has a menu of treatments especially for kids and teens: It was an ideal place for my daughter's initiation to the delights of spas.

Berkshire Bliss
The Cranwell Resort was already one of the Berkshires' premier lodging properties prior to the addition of a spa. Spoil yourself by planning a spa getaway in the mountains.

Five Healthy Escapes
Are you looking to get away from it all? Unwind? Relax? Rejuvenate? Here's a sampling of healthy escapes in New England and neighboring New York.

A Girls' Escape to the Quiet Cape
Winter is the perfect, quiet season for a girls' escape to Cape Cod. With a spa, fine dining, nearby shopping and beaches, live music and an extensive Sunday brunch, The Dan'l Webster Inn offers everything you need to feel comfortable, cozy and pampered during a girls' getaway on a winter weekend.

How Sweet It Is... to be Scrubbed in Maple Sugar
In Vermont, French toast and pancakes aren't the only things being slathered in maple. You can be, too! I was immediately intrigued when I heard about the Maple Scrub treatment at the Avanyu Spa at the Equinox Resort in Manchester Village, Vermont. Maple is, of course, one of New England's most distinctive flavors, and as it turns out, it's not...

Island Spa in New England: The Spa at Wentworth by the Sea
It seems like every time I turn around, a new spa is opening in New England. Now, New England has its first island spa-the Spa at Wentworth by the Sea, the restored grand hotel that reopened on New Castle Island off the coast of New Hampshire in May of 2003.

A Spa by the Sea - The Cliff House Resort & Spa
Head to The Cliff House Resort & Spa in Ogunquit, Maine, for a room and a massage with a view. New England's only ocean-view spa has the perfect setting for pampering.

Breakwater Inn & Spa
Located on the water in Kennebunkport, Maine, this elegant inn's spacious and soothing spa offers treatments inspired by the therapeutic elements of the sea. You can even arrange to enjoy an Aroma Sea Bath in your room.

The Spa at Norwich Inn
Owned by the Mashantucket Pequots, the Spa at Norwich Inn is a restorative haven not far from the tribe's Foxwoods Resort Casino.

Stepping Stone Spa and Bed & Breakfast
This small, intimate spa in Vermont's Northeast Kingdom offers not only spa treatments but four peaceful guest rooms.

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