Wednesday, March 16, 2011


Package Includes Garden Tours, Historical Sights,
Scenic Lake Cruise, Outdoor Concert, And More!
The Rosewood Country Inn and the Candlelite Inn are offering an Inn to Inn Summer Sampler for visitors to explore the beauty of the season in central New Hampshire. Available for June 26 to 30 and July 17 to 21, the four night package includes two nights at each inn, and a self-guided tour with admissions to some of the Sunapee region's most popular and scenic attractions.

The Summer Sampler package also includes tickets to Fuller Gardens. Located in Portsmouth, along the coast, the turn of the century public botanical garden features hundreds of varieties of rose bushes, formal English perennial borders, a Japanese Garden and Conservatory. On the way guests can also visit Prescott Park, a serene and charming setting with gorgeous flower gardens and deciduous and exotic plantings.

The following day guests can venture north to see the Cornish-Windsor covered bridge spanning the Connecticut River (the longest covered bridge in America), and then spend the afternoon at the St. Gaudens Historic Site.  Admission is included to the beautiful home, studios and gardens of Augustus Saint-Gaudens, one of America’s greatest sculptors. Over 100 of his artworks can be seen in the galleries, from heroic public monuments to expressive portrait reliefs, and the gold coins which changed the look of American coinage. Guests can also enjoy summer concerts, explore the nature trails, or take a sculpture class on the grounds.

The next morning, guests can visit The Fells, one of New England’s finest examples of an early 20th-century summer estate. Admission is included to tour the Colonial revival home and explore the 84-acre estate and gardens. In the afternoon, guests will enjoy a scenic cruise on Lake Sunapee, followed by an evening concert-on-the-green in Sunapee Harbor, complete with a picnic basket supper.

The Inn to Inn Summer Sampler is priced from $399 per person plus tax, based on double occupancy. The package includes:
  • Two nights at Candlelite Inn
  • Two nights at Rosewood Country Inn
  • Four breakfasts
  • Two dinners
  • A picnic supper
  • Admissions to Fuller Gardens, St. Gaudens, and The Fells
  • Tickets for Lake Sunapee Cruise

To book this package call the Candlelite Inn at: 1-888-812-5571, or email at:

About The Rosewood Country Inn
The Rosewood Country Inn is the ultimate New England inn providing truly elegant accommodations, luxurious touches, and more than the comforts of home. Set on 12 hilltop acres in Bradford, part of New Hampshire’s Dartmouth/Lake Sunapee Region,  the Rosewood Country Inn offers guests luxurious suites with antique beds, fine linens, and country air to lull them to sleep. The suites come with private baths, whirlpool tubs, and all suites have fireplaces. Wireless Internet is available in all rooms.  The owners have provided all of the special touches to make guests feel welcome including crème sherry in the room and a guest-accessible butler’s pantry on the second floor for special late-night snacks. The Inn’s sunlit porches, English gardens, and fine guest chambers reflect a gracious, romantic lifestyle.  The Inn also features a large dining room which can seat up to 65 people and a full-service bar. For additional information on the Rosewood Country Inn, call 1-800-938-5273 or visit

About The Candelite Inn
The Candlelite Inn features four luxurious and individually decorated rooms and two comfortable suites complete with a queen size bed and private bath. Wake up to the mouthwatering aromas coming from the Inn's kitchen as they freshly prepare a three-course breakfast including a house-made dessert. Homemade jellies and jams, freshly baked muffins and breads, tantalizing entrees, and mouthwatering cobblers, pies, and tarts. are typical fare.  The fine Victorian structure of The Candlelite Inn features a welcoming parlor where guests can enjoy a warm winter afternoon next to a cozy fire.  It is the perfect place to sit with a hot cup of apple cider and relax with a good book while the snow falls outside.  For more information or to book a reservation call 1-888-812-5571, or visit