Best 15 Honeymoon Destinations in USA

  • RENUKA SHAHANE
  • Apr 15, 2016
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Best Honeymoon Destinations in USA

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Indeed what a beautiful, light and joyous thought about marriage this is! And one of the most important and essential foundation of any marriage is the time the couple spends together, before and after the wedding.

And that’s one of the reasons why you should absolutely not skip a honeymoon. It can be pretty overwhelming to plan a honeymoon, especially after the wedding, the expenses and the hassle!

A perfect honeymoon destination equals to a great honeymoon! But it need not necessarily be out of country, it can be write in your country, just a flight or even a drive away!

Here’s a list of top 15 honeymoon destinations in USA that you can absolutely plan your honeymoon to:

1. Cape Cod, Massachusetts

Cape Cod - fun place for honeymoon

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Swimmable beaches, dramatic sand dunes, plenty of nature trails and cosy bed & breakfasts - Cape Cod peninsula is home to natural bounties that can be a perfect backdrop for your honeymoons.

That said; Cape Cod is also a great place to explore historic sites, art galleries as it is home to the town of Princetown where the pilgrims first landed.

Go hiking with your spouse, have a dip in the blue waters or golfing, Cape Cod is all about countryside fun! Be aware of likes and dislikes of your spouse while choosing honeymoon destination. Cape code has it all, beaches, historic sites and adventure.

2. Vermont

Vermont - for a non beach honeymoon in US

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An American place with an English charm, Vermont is where you can head to, if you are looking for a quaint English honeymoon spot in USA. Dotted with verdant farms, pretty houses, abundant lakes and weather that can instantly elevate your mood; Vermont is one of the most frequented non-beach honeymoon destinations in USA.

In the Fall season, Vermont is adorned with the foliage with myriad of colours that are absolutely stunning!

Cuddle up in the comfy B&B’s, binge on the fresh maple syrup and taste its delectable Cheddar Cheese, heaven will just be a few notches away!

3. Palm Springs, California

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If you want to head to one of the most exotic and offbeat honeymoon locations in USA, Palm Springs is something that might interest you. Featuring some of the best honeymoon resorts in USA, this is one of the most preferred choices for a romantic vacation .

Popular as a resort city in the desert of California, if you are a planning a luxurious honeymoon, this place has a lot to offer! Plush resorts, hiking trails, beautiful canyons and multiple outdoor activities makes Palm Springs one of the best destinations for an adventure honeymoon.

You can go on a hike together, get a luxury spa treatment and click pictures along the streets lined with palm trees!

4. Scottsdale, Arizona

Scottsdale - best honeymoon spot in United States

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Set in the Phoenix Metro Area, this is a city getaway in Arizona that is an interesting honeymoon place in USA. An up-scale place this is an ideal getaway for couples who want to shop and splurge on their honeymoon.

Home to fashionable shopping malls, galleries, golf courses, chic restaurants and resorts; Scottsdale can be a fantastic place to visit on your honeymoon.

Visit the ‘The Valley of Sun’ that features around 130 miles of hundred-year old canals and you’ll be greeted with warm locals jogging and biking all along. 

5. Laguna Beach

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If you or your spouse are a fan of ‘Beach boys’, this is a perfect honeymoon destination for you! Surreal Mediterranean climate, seaside village atmosphere, palm trees dancing to the warm wind and plenty of resorts offering a comfortable stay; what else do you want on a honeymoon!

Top activities in Laguna Beach are surfing, Scuba diving and skin diving. Mountain biking, hiking and picnicking are other popular activities. That said; this is a good idea for adventure honeymoons

6. Aspen, Colorado

Aspen for activity filled honeymoon in USA

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A ski resort set in Rocky Mountains is practically two places pressed into one. In winter, it is a ski resort that offers skiing opportunities in Aspen Mountain, Snowmass Mountain, Aspen Highlands, and Buttermilk mountains. You can also go for Sleigh rides, Snowshoeing and Snowmobiling.

In summers, Aspen is a great place for hot air ballooning, white water rafting, paragliding and fishing. All in all, this is an ideal honeymoon destination in America for couples who want a activity filled honeymoon.

7. Hawaii

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A geological hotspot and ultimate vacation place, Hawaii is a bunch of awesome destinations packed together that you just can’t get enough of! Be it hitting its pristine beaches, hiking the nature trails or visiting the national parks within the islands, you are going to have a great time for sure.

Maui, Oahu, Kauai are some must-visit places in Hawaii that you should absolutely add to your itinerary.

One off-the-beaten activity in Hawaii is to take a guided tour to any of its pineapple plantations.

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8. Pocono Mountains, Pennsylvania

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Some beauties are under-rated and that’s the reason they are great for a romantic getaway. Pocono Mountain is one such place that is a replete with valleys and wooded hills and resorts that make an extra effort to make your honeymoon special.

Heart shape bath tubs in resorts, log-burning fire places, whirlpool baths, sauna centres are only few of the relaxing elements the resorts here offer. Of course for outdoorsy couples, there are activities like rafting and skiing!

Perfect non-beach honeymoon destination that you should consider while planning your honeymoon!

9. Charleston, South Carolina

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A port city, this is a honeymoon place for couples who love history. An important centre during the civil war, the city flaunts striking array of old buildings and defines a skyline with absolutely no tall buildings

For those who want a break from the skyscrapers, this city unfolds a different panorama that’s interesting and inviting.

Dotted with tons of historic attractions, Charleston is one of the most unique honeymoon destinations in USA.

You can take it a slash higher by going on a romantic carriage ride around the city.

10. Jackson Hole, Wyoming

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A serene valley tucked between Gros Ventre range and Teton Mountain range, this is literally Switzerland of USA. Low-lying valleys, furred animals for company and immaculate streams and rivers can transfer you to a whole new world of happiness.

The area nurtures 4 major National parks in USA including Yellowstone, Grand Teton, Bridger Teton and National Elk refugee areas that display terrific diversity of nature, flora and fauna! Skiing is also popular in the area.

Nature lovers, you know where to plan your honeymoon to! 

11. Savannah, Georgia

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Lined with gorgeous mansions, rustic buildings and stunning parks, Savannah is an idyllic honeymoon spot in USA that still retains most of its colonial charm. The eclectic mix of theatres, haunted buildings and romantic cruises add to its allure.

Street shopping, square hopping and picnicking in the Forysth Park are some popular activities here. Don’t miss out binging on the scrumptious BBQ burgers and Fried Chicken Sandwich on your visit!

12. Key West, Florida

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A book lover? A beach lover? Head to Key West for your honeymoon! The city is a miscellaneous mix of diversities. Home to bountiful beaches, Key West also flaunts the home of popular writer Ernest Hemmingway.

Take a Ghost and Legends tour and explore the city with a totally fresh approach. GO pub crawling and enjoy the fun side of the classy city.

Literary festivals, elegant art galleries and tropical beaches; Key West is a place to be! if beach is the only thing you want, head to one of these budget friendly beach destinations in USA.

13. Sedona, Arizona

Sedona for a perfect honeymoon vacation in america

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The first thing that strikes you about Sedona is the Red Rocks! And when you move past the admiration of this striking natural beauty, you will know that Sedona is more than just a bounty of a nature.

Housing around 100 art galleries and hosting prime annual festivals in the field of art, music and films; Sedona is also abound of outdoor activities like hiking, biking and its canyons will definitely temp you to do so!

Sedona is a place where you can flock to for a honeymoon vacation that will linger in your memories forever!

14. Napa valley, California

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Of vineyards and wines; romance and love; Napa Valley is to USA what France is to Europe. Vast vineyards that produce delectable range of wines, clear skies that breathe freshness, gourmet restaurants that serve signature dishes and laid-back classy cafes where you can spend quality time with your spouse, Napa Valley fits perfectly into the romantic idea of honeymoons.

Go wine tasting, snack on the cheese and crackers as you whisper sweet nothings with your beloved; this will be an affair to remember!

15. Lake Tahoe, Sierra Nevada

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Set on the border of California and Nevada, Lake Tahoe is the gem of Sierra Nevada. A freshwater lake is a perfect place for honeymoon vacation where you can spend time with your loved one in the bounty of nature.

Offering different set of activities for summer and winter, there’s one thing consistent about Lake Tahoe- the mesmerising views it offers.

Indulge into hiking, camping, golfing, skiing and snowboarding or opt for an elite fine dining; Lake Tahoe is practically the best of both worlds!

Surprise your spouse! Plan a honeymoon vacation to any of these stunning places in USA and you’ll have a great start as you walk into this fresh phase of life!

Still looking for a few more romantic destinations in US? Plan your trip with Triphobo's Trip Planner to prepare a perfect honeymoon plan. 

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
RENUKA SHAHANE RENUKA SHAHANE

Living out of a carry-on and traversing through the labyrinths of Europe, exploring the wilderness of America, divulging the eccentric culture of the Latin world and re-connecting her roots that sprawl in the rustic villages of India is one dream that she sees every single night. Once Lost, Now Found; Renuka is still oscillating between the paths to choose and the dreams to chase. A believer of righteousness, she likes to trust that her life is in accordant with her favourite book.

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