5 Honeymoon Destinations to Obsess Over
Part of the process of wedding planning is deciding where you want to go on your honeymoon if you're choosing to partake in a post "I do" vacation. And there's hundreds of options for you to choose from. Anywhere in the world can be your destination of choice! You and your partner both have a variety of interests, so it's important to pick a place where both of you can get a mixture of what each person is looking for. Whether that's relaxing by the pool sipping cocktails, or backpacking your way through various mountain peaks, there's somewhere in the world that can satisfy the both of you. It can feel overwhelming at times deciding where to spend your once in a lifetime adventure that both of you can agree on. That's where we come in - we're here to help, with 5 honeymoon destinations for you to daydream about and obsess over. These honeymoon spots will have you packing your bags and booking flights as you get ready for your romantic getaway.
There's a no shortage of reasons why this Italian destination is a popular location for a honeymoon. A Mediterranean wonderland that stretches for over 34 miles along the coast, it's one of the most beautiful and romantic places in all of Europe. Food, wine, and an array of activities will draw you in and delight you every step of the way. Drive up the coastline and visit a few of the 13 different towns along the way, stoping every so often to take photos of the serene views. Stop in Naples and eat a slice of fresh pizza at L'Antica Pizzeria da Michele, or take a tour of the limoncello factory in Sorento (make room in your luggage: this lemon liquor is so good, you'll want to bring home a bottle or five). No trip to the Amalfi coast is complete without a stop in Positano, a seaside cliff town lined with colorful villas that rest on the hills overlooking the water. Walk along the winding streets and finish off the day with a sunset meal at La Sponda, one of the cities most iconic eateries. The region is also full of stunning beaches, so you can spend some time soaking up the sun. Marina Grande Beach gets our vote as a must see. Gorgeous views of the sea next to the cliffs is truly incredible. Eat, drink and be culturally amazed with this one of a kind vacation spot.
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For the wine loving couple that's looking to raise a glass of vino (or two), Napa Valley is truly the honeymoon destination of choice. Well known for it's plethora of wineries, there's also plenty more to see and do in this California oasis. Take a hot airballoon ride at sunrise for an experience you'll never forget. The views over the valley with the sun waking up will amaze you. Grab your walking shoes and take a stroll through Napa's downtown, where you can see the beauty of the city close up. It's also a great place for foodies, featuring a variety of restaurants that will satisfy your tastebuds. Taste the homemade pasta at Oenotri, or grab a cup of afternoon coffee at one of the cozy little bakeries. With so many incredible options of actives and food choices, you'll find that you'll never be bored. After a day of adventure, get a good nights sleep at a quaint boutique cottage for a unique and romantic resting spot. Of course, we can't leave out the best part of this destination- the hundreds of wineries located within in the region. Take a tour, participate in tasting, and savor all the different varietals available. With so many options, there's an ideal wine for everyone. You can find all the information you need to find your perfect match right here.
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This Canadian National Park in the province of Alberta is a not so hidden gem that outdoor lovers and travelers alike will love. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, it's one of Canada's most recognized and well preseved nature spots. Stunning views of the Canadian Rocky Mountain peaks along with the teal and emerald colored Lake Louise create an atmosphere that simply can't be beat. Rent a canoe and cruise along the lake, or take a horseback ride as you soak up the scenery. Maybe you and your partner are into backpacking and there are dozens of hiking trails, for you to choose from. Not to be outdone by its famous counterpart is Lake Moraine, another emerald and blue toned lake with an out of this world mountain backdrop. Hop in the car and drive down to see this beauty- you won't be disappointed. Reserve a camping spot at one of the surrounded camp sites nearby, and sleep under the stars after a long day of hiking and animal watching where you can enjoy an evening by campire. If camping isn't your style but you still want to experience the magic of Banff, book a room at The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise . overlooking the lake, it's one of the most luxurious hotels in the country that is well worth the price.
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If you and your partner's ideal honeymoon is relaxing by the beach without a care in the world, The Florida Keys are calling. This southern Florida island is famous for its white sandy beaches, tropical vibes, and beautiful sunsets. Key West is the most recognizable part of the keys, and it's no surprise why. Crystal clear waters, beautiful beaches, and a vibrant nightlife will capture your attention and draw you in for a stay that's both relaxing and entertaining. Spend an entire day on one of the many beaches relaxing with a book or paddle boarding on the water. Experience the nightlife and grab a meal at downtown Duval Street, a local favorite that features restaurants, bars, and cute boutique stores. It's also home to Ernest Hemingway's Mansion, where you can take a tour of the famous author's home turned museum. Don't forget to experience a sunset at Mallory Square, for views unlike any other. Stay at Little Palm Island, a private island resort that offers luxury and relaxation you won't experience anywhere else. If you're looking for a tropical feel without directly flying to the Caribbean, this is the perfect place to go.
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Forever a favorite honeymoon destination, Paris is always a good idea. The city of lights has a way of making you feel romantic, making it the ultimate post wedding bliss getaway. There's no shortage of activities for you to partake in as you walk around this architectural dream city. Enjoy a picnic with a bottle of champagne as you sit beneath the Eiffel Tower, or take in all the shops of The Champs-Elysées as you make your way towards the Arc de Triomphe. And don't forget all of the incredible food! Paris is home to some of the best culinary delights in the world, and is a food lovers paradise. Sip an espresso with a croissant at the famous Les Deux Magots and enjoy a meal at one of the cities best restaurants. It's also very walkable, so pack your most comfortable shoes for sightseeing. One of the best neighborhoods in all of Paris is Montmartre. This 18th Arrondissement beauty has charm and style that you'll adore. Grab a bite to eat at the famous La Maison Rose, the neighborhoods recognizable pink and floral building. For the art lovers and history buffs, don't forget to visit The Louvre and The Sacré-Cœur Basilica. There's so much to experience in this magical city, making it a honeymoon you'll never forget.
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BONUS: Honeymoon Attire
For those days where you're taking it easy and spending your time more casually, you'll need something cute and comfortable to wear. Especially if part of your romantic holiday involves strolling around town. This 100% cotton super soft retro inspired TRIXIE Collection "Honeymoonin'" T-shirt is the perfect easy to wear choice. Featuring a retro a groovy 70's themed font, it's a cute way to add something fun to your honeymoon wardrobe. It also makes a great gift for a bridal shower or bachelorette party for any future bride to be!
TRIXIE Honeymoonin' Shirt by Unmeasured Designs
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