Planning the Perfect Proposal at Whistling Swan Inn in Northern NJ

Silhouette of couple kissing in front of a sunsetAre you getting ready to propose to your sweetheart? Do you have the ring in hand and you’re just looking for the perfect day? Consider February, the month of love! For one thing, the most romantic day of the year takes place on February 14, and this year Valentine’s Day falls on a Friday making for a perfect getaway weekend. For two, love is often celebrated the entire month with romantic getaways, special gifts like chocolate, red roses, poetic greeting cards, Champagne… So, what better time to present that small, velvet-lined box than this February? And what better place to kneel down on one knee than the Whistling Swan Inn in Stanhope, NJ. Our gracious hospitality, elegant and comfortable guest rooms, and romantic packages offer the perfect place to propose!

Romantic Packages

We play host to an assortment of romantic events, such as intimate getaways, elopements, weddings, and… engagements. Consider adding one (or more) packages to your engagement getaway:

  • “Be Mine” Romantic Package – Enhance your getaway with a bottle of Champagne or sparkling cider on ice for your arrival, a bouquet of flowers, chocolate-covered strawberries, and a $50 gift certificate toward a lovely dinner at a nearby fine restaurant.
  • Soothing Reflexology or Relaxing Massage Packages – Both of these packages allow you and your sweetheart to truly relax and unwind from the stresses of life while you celebrate love. Split the foot massage between the two of you or treat her to the full hour. The Massage Package includes gourmet chocolates and Champagne as well. Learn more.
  • Romantic Add-Ons – If you’d prefer to customize your own package, choose from the following add-ons for an extra personal touch: silk rose petals scattered on the bed, scrumptious chocolate-covered strawberries, wine and cheese basket, chocolatier’s gourmet chocolate sampler tray, one pound of chocolates, or one dozen long-stemmed red roses with a personal card. Learn more.


The benefits of planning a romantic getaway at a bed and breakfast, like Whistling Swan Inn, are numerous. For starters, you will be treated to refreshments upon arrival, a sumptuous breakfast each morning, and a glass of sherry and homemade cookies by the crackling fire in the evening. You and your lovey will also relish the comfort and elegance of your beautifully, well-appointed guest room. Imagine sharing a quiet and private room where you can snuggle in the comfortable four-poster bed with feather bed amidst an electric fireplace and watch a movie. Additional practical amenities include free Wi-Fi and off-street parking, a Tesla charging station, just to name a few. 

White room with gabled roof and wooden bed with white bedding

Start planning the perfect proposal during the month of love. Reserve your favorite guest room by booking directly with us, or feel free to contact us for assistance. We look forward to being a part of this very precious moment in your life!

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