Guest Post by Mariyam Abid
Many couples look for a retreat after their weddings, and there’s nothing other than a romantic honeymoon that can give them the same. The idea of a honeymoon can be different for different people. While some might like an adventure-filled one, some others can be more into sightseeing.
But whatever your fantasy of a honeymoon is, you can find your perfect honeymoon destination in the US. Sounds too cliché? Take a look at these ten hot destinations.
Everyone knows Hawaii, but everyone hasn’t visited it. Hawaii can be a mainstream destination but one of the most beautiful places in the world. It is equally peaceful as it can be adventurous and exotic. One of the reasons why it is so much desired for a honeymoon is that it is designed especially for couples looking for a beautiful retreat.
If you are an adventurous soul, surf spots, zip-lining, etc., activities will appeal to you. Hawaii is a group of 8 islands that gets 8 million visitors every year and yet forever attractive.
US Virgin Islands
Are you looking for something more beautiful and more private? The Virgin Islands in the Caribbean can be something different for you and everyone in general. The best part of planning a honeymoon in the Virgin Islands is that it doesn’t require a passport.
St. Croix of Virgin Islands provides some of the most secluded beaches along with hiking trails, well-preserved sites. The other two islands that comprise the Virgin Islands are St John and St Thomas. It offers you an unforgettable dining and sailing experience and an underwater coral garden for the divers.
Alaska never disappoints, from mountains to ice caves and from experiencing the Northern lights to taking a helicopter tour. People would say Alaska is worth a fortune. With vistas, majestic wildlife, and many adventures, Alaska can be a whole different world rather than just a retreat.
Woods in Alaska has cabins that can give you an unforgettable experience. They provide you with much-needed seclusion with the bonus of waking up to natural light every morning. Apart from that, there are great food places that provide fantastic food and incredible views.
A glance at Las Vegas will tell you about the energetic and lively culture. If you want to go back to your home and remember the honeymoon days for the next 10 years, you have to ensure you will have fun. And with Las Vegas, you are sure to have fun. One major factor that contributes to the energetic vibes is the weather.
While you think that Las Vegas is all about casinos and bachelors, you will be surprised by innovative technologies and celebrity lifestyles.
Wine Country, California
Wine Country is all about good food and good wine, and everything that is fine in life. The region has over 400 wineries and makes for a great place to try out wines like Chardonnay, Merlot, Cabernet, and so much more.
From the meals to the hotel stay, Wine Country has so far been able to satisfy all of its visitors every year, and it makes it to the list of unique honeymoon destinations in the US.
Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Jackson Hole is specially designed for adventure lovers. If you are an outdoor enthusiast, you will find many opportunities in Jackson Hole for skiing, dog mushing, white water rafting- and everything that gives you thrills.
Jackson Hole can also provide you with a relaxing evening with downtown districts, boutiques, restaurants, and acclaimed museums. Jackson Hole is considered the perfect balance of exploration, relaxation, and thrill with National parks and mountains.
New York City
Are you looking for a place to shop during your honeymoon? Honeymoon in the USA’s New York City is perfect for that. New York is where the action happens and one of the entertainment capitals of the world. New York might not be your secluded retreat, but even with the loud streets, historical museums, and sophistication – New York is something that people can’t reject.
Among the city’s busy and first-placed lifestyle, you will find places to visit where it feels like times stop. Niagara Falls, Finger Lakes, Catskills Mountains are some places you don’t want to miss. But if you are looking for a romantic place, Central Park can checks all the boxes.
Palm Beach, Florida
Warm and welcoming – is how most people would describe Palm Beach. You will find so many oceanfront resorts and fancy hotels. If you like a romantic walk in the evening with your partner, this is where you would want to be.
The beaches and resorts provide a touch of sophistication and yet can be welcoming to everyone. Although Palm Beach resorts were popular among wealthy people, today, it is a common honeymoon destination.
Key West, Florida
Does snorkeling in the clear blue water sound interesting to you? Then plan your honeymoon in Key West, one of the common honeymoon destinations in the US.
Key West can be energetic and yet have a lot of rich history and culture. The beautiful sunsets in Key West are well-known and definitely romantic – Mallory Square is the most famous spot.
Santa Fe, New Mexico
The city of Santa Fe’s history goes back to 400 years. It is set in a mountain backdrop and one of the unique honeymoon destinations in the US one can visit. Santa Fe is known for its art and galleries and its restaurants that have delicious local meals.
One of the reasons it offers a unique vibe is that the city is filled with an amalgamation of different cultures like Hispanic, Anglo, and Native American. It is evident everywhere in its architecture, arts, cuisine, etc.
Honeymooning in the USA doesn’t have to be expensive for you. You should know where to eat when to visit, and many other factors that can provide you with a trip under budget.
Make sure you choose a place and activity that you both can enjoy so that the memory remains forever and that you can enthusiastically talk about it to your friends and family.
So which location are you considering, and what activities would you like to try?
About the Author
Mariyam is the editor and founder of The Beautyholic. She has a passion for learning all she can learn about beauty and wellness. Her articles aim to provide tips for those who improve their looks as well as feel better about themselves. You can check her out on Instagram.