Dream Honeymoons in the US

If you’re thinking your honeymoon has to be a far-off secluded destination, we’re here to tell you that a perfect honeymoon can be anywhere you want, even right out your back door. So how about a short flight so the two of you can spend the majority of your time relaxing and exploring a new city together? Here’s some adventures and relaxation (aka drinking) you could be looking forward to right here at home in the US.

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The Windy City has a lot to offer and the view of Lake Michigan will make you feel like you’ve actually honeymooned to the beach – just not quite as warm as the Caribbean. Experience the lake and the city while floating along the shoreline and enjoying a gourmet lunch on this cruise ship. And don’t forget your dancing shoes!

When your feet are back on land, you can explore some of the history of Chicago on a prohibition tour through a few of the city’s famed neighborhoods. You’ll learn about some of the people, places, and drinks that have helped shape the city.



There are many breathtaking moments in life, and the NYC skyline at sunset is sure to be one of them. What might be even more magical would be experiencing it from a ship on the Hudson. You and your newlywed spouse can grab a seat and a drink aboard the Clipper City and relax for a few hours.

We’re sure you’ll find plenty of time to venture around the boroughs, so why not get out a bit further for a change in scenery. Beer and the outdoors is just one of those matches made in heaven – especially when it’s a refreshing beer after a hike through the Hudson Valley.


San Francisco

Your honeymoon can be a time to relax or to try something you’ve always wanted to do like learning how to surf. There’s an endless number of water adventures to enjoy in San Francisco and this workshop eases into the basics of surfing.

And we know we wouldn’t travel this close to wine country without a trip to the vineyards of Sonoma or Napa Valley. Take a short drive to downtown Sonoma for a food and wine tour – in addition to a vineyard visit, of course.



If you’ve already given the Space Needle a try, or heights aren’t really your thing, take a food tour of Seattle’s Pike Place Market – a culinary landmark more than 100 years old. The two of you can taste and drink your way through Seattle culture.

Oregon is full of outdoor adventures, so if you find yourself wanting to get out of the city for the day, venture toward the mountains and give your adventurous side some fuel on a whitewater rafting trip. There’s always time to sit down with your loved one and enjoy a relaxing drink when the fun is over – and you’re safely on land again.


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