Creative Proposal Ideas
Unique Ways to Pop the Question
Vermont is for lovers! A romantic interlude in this beautiful northern New England state will enhance your romance. The spectacular four season Vermont vistas combine with an exquisite selection of romantic country inns and restaurants making Vermont the perfect place for hungry lovers. Many Vermont restaurants and inns are chef-owned and operated, adding a personal touch to your romantic dining experience. Here are a few romantic proposal suggestions you are sure to enjoy. Please contact the property directly for advance reservations. Ask us about Vermont Marriage Proposal ideas or share comments. To feature your Vermont wedding service, contact us.
Vermont Marriage Proposals & Wedding Ideas
Inn at Manchester, Route 7A, Box 41, Manchester Village, VT 05254 | 802-362-1793
A refreshing take on the classic Vermont getaway with an irresistible wrap-around porch, secluded pool, four exceptional acres of lawn and gardens. Every detail is about your comfort. Begin your day with a full country breakfast; end it with a relaxing cocktail in the fully licensed pub. Located in the heart of just about everything; antiquing, theatre, art, and history. Manchester Village specialty shops, designer outlets, golf and tennis. Skiing nearby. Free wireless internet. The Inn at Manchester family welcome you.
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The Vermont Inn, 69 Rt. 4, Mendon, VT 05701
We love to host weddings. Surrounded by the Green Mountains, we offer a beautiful spot for a wedding. Customized celebration to fit each couple's dreams. We will be happy to be your Wedding Planner. Bring your friends and families to the Inn and enjoy the weekend while we take care of all the details. The Vermont Inn can accommodate up to 75 people for a formal sit-down dinner in our restaurant's dining room and larger weddings and outdoor affairs up to 225 people. Join us.
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Castle Hill Resort and Spa, Junction of Rt. 103 & 131, Ludlow, VT 05149
Tucked in the heart of Vermont’s Green Mountains, Castle Hill Resort and Spa is the perfect destination wedding venue for capturing dreams and creating memories. An elegant full service resort awaits your most precious day with wedding packages available for 2-250 people. Experience the magic, wonder and romance of a wedding at the Castle Hill Resort and Spa.
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Green Mountain Inn, 18 Main Street, Stowe, VT 05672
Classic… timeless… exquisitely orchestrated - your wedding celebration at the historic Green Mountain Inn in the heart of Stowe village – a short walk from the Stowe Community Church (popular for ceremonies). The beautiful Main Street Dining Room sets the stage for a remarkable event, and guests may choose from 105 rooms, luxury suites & townhouses.
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Waybury Inn, Route 125, E. Middlebury, VT 05740
Located at the foot of the Green Mountains, the Waybury Inn has offered comfortable lodging and unpretentious fine dining since 1810. 14 unique guest suites present the most modern amenities to today's guests, yet are filled with elegant and charming details from the past. Amenities include deep, claw foot tubs, Jacuzzi suite, free wireless internet, full service bar, elegant cooked to order breakfast that includes eggs benedict. Serving dinner daily, and Sunday brunch. An excellent choice for your Vermont wedding.
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Middlebury Inn, 14 Courthouse Square, Middlebury, VT 05753
With 70 guest rooms, the Middlebury Inn offers the perfect blend of modern comfort and classic historic charm. Welcoming travelers since 1827, the inn now has all of the amenities of a full service hotel, including fine dining, a pub, and meeting and banquet space to accommodate your Vermont wedding. Located between Burlington and Rutland and convenient to many Vermont attractions, this inn is perfect for that pampered fresh-air getaway, family reunion or professional retreat.
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Best Western Inn & Suites, 5 Best Western Place, Rutland, VT 05701 | 800-780-7234
For spacious comfort in the heart of Vermont's picturesque Green Mountains, visit the Best Western Inn & Suites located in the Rutland / Killington area. Situated near charming antique shops, famous covered bridges, historic museums, and Killington - Pico skiing and golfing. Daily complimentary continental breakfast of hot waffles, fresh fruits, sweet pastries and a selection of yogurt and cereal finished with bottomless Green Mountain Coffee®. Free wifi and an outdoor heated pool.
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The Inn at Ormsby Hill, 1842 Main Street, Manchester Center, VT 05255 | 802-362-1163
Welcome to Manchester Vermont's AAA 4 Diamond Inn - the ideal destination for your New England getaway. Spend a luxurious stay and enjoy our truly unique and relaxing accommodations. Choose from our 10 guest rooms - all feature a romantic whirlpool tub for two, fireplace, and plush comforts of a luxurious bed. The Inn at Ormsby Hill is a Select Registry member and winner of TripAdvisor "Certificate of Excellence" award. We look forward to your visit.
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Holiday Inn Club Vacations® at Ascutney Mountain Resort, Brownsville, VT
Say “I Do” with a picturesque mountainside ceremony. Then, celebrate your happily ever after in a ballroom setting with beautiful linens, a dance floor and a selection of culinary choices for your guests to enjoy.
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So you’ve been dating for awhile and you know this is it, she’s the one, you want to spend “forever” with her. But how to pop the big question?
Asking your partner’s hand in marriage is one of the most significant life events you will experience together. Of course you want it to be a moment she’ll never forget, and the element of surprise will most definitely work in your favor. With a bit of research, planning, and the recruitment of help, you can make asking her hand for marriage a truly amazing event.
If you’re looking for a more traditional approach, proposing at a restaurant is one of the most popular methods. Put a new spin on it by ordering a bottle of champagne and arranging for the engagement ring to be floating at the bottom of her glass. When she notices it, bend on knee and ask her to be your wife. Or if you prefer Chinese food, have a custom fortune cookie made with the big question printed inside and arrange for the staff to deliver it to her plate at the end of your meal.
If the traditional approach is not your style, consider a few of these ideas:
Using glow in the dark stars, spell out “Will You Marry Me?” on the bedroom ceiling, let them charge up shortly before bedtime, then watch her surprise!
Buy a small book and cut a hole large enough to hold the engagement ring through several of the pages, tape the ring inside and casually offer the book as a gift. If she’s an avid reader, she will no doubt start peeking inside the cover as soon as you present it to her.
Plan a weekend getaway at a romantic country inn or B&B. Arrange ahead of time for the bed to be covered in loose rose petals, spelling “Will You Marry Me?”. Imagine her surprise when you walk into the room and turn on the lights!
If you’ve arranged a weekend getaway that involves air travel and you can’t wait until you arrive at your destination, solicit the help of your flight attendants and see if the pilot will announce your proposal mid-flight.
The hustle and bustle of a city is a great place to involve your family and friends in a proposal. Plan ahead for everyone to blend into the crowds and go unnoticed by your unsuspecting partner until the big moment. An ideal location to pull this off is the front steps of a Vermont museum or historic site. Have everyone in place at the designated time, take your partner to one of these hubs of activity and just after you bend on knee to ask her hand, have all loved ones come forward from the crowds to share in your joy.
If your partner loves puzzles, have a picture taken of yourself holding a sign that says “Will You Marry Me?” and send it out to a custom puzzle company. There are many companies that can convert your image into a jigsaw puzzle. To guarantee she’s completely surprised, make sure the puzzle is packaged either in a blank box or a box with another image on it.
Using a video or DVD recorder, create a custom movie with you as the star asking for her hand. Be creative with how you deliver the message. You could film a walking tour of places that are significant or memorable to you both, with the last stop being the front door of her home and the last thing you say being the big question. Draw on the help of friends and family to make your film, or even better, add them in as “cast members” and interview them about the two of you. Curl up one night to watch a movie together, making sure yours is already in the DVD player.
A great way to announce your love for your partner to the whole world is to make the proposal a very public event. Hire a skywriting plane to do a fly-over and write your question in the sky. This is particularly effective when hanging at the beach. If you are both sports fans, rent out the scoreboard for halftime at your favorite professional arena. Thousands will see it, as well as your significant other! Yet another public option is renting out some ad space at the local movie theater. You can pop the question before the feature film begins. Imagine her surprise to see her name on the big screen!
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