If you and your partner bond over a shared love of history, consider spending your honeymoon in a destination (or destinations) filled with historically significant attractions. These are our favorites.
While the entire country of Greece offers plenty for history buffs, start your honeymoon in Athens. The capital city is home to two of the most recognizable attractions in the country: The Acropolis and Parthenon.
Signs of its turbulent history can still be seen in Germany’s capital city. Visit attractions including Brandenburg Gate, Potsdamer Platz and the remaining Berlin Wall. Learn more about the city’s history at the collection of museums at Museum Island.
During your visit to Cambodia, spend time exploring the ancient site of Angkor. The UNESCO World Heritage Site is an important archaeological site, containing the popular Temple of Angkor Wat.
Situated in the Andes Mountains, Machu Picchu is an ideal destination for adventure-loving history fans. A UNESCO World Heritage site, the Incan citadel is located in the southern part of the country.
The Crescent City is home to historically significant bars, restaurants, cemeteries and hotels. New Orleans’ history is deeply interwoven into its current cultural offerings, from cuisine to music.
Manayunk Brewing Company is situated along the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia’s Manayunk neighborhood. My husband and I spent the morning hiking at the nearby Wissahickon Valley Park, then made our way to the brewery and restaurant for lunch.
Experience a big-city hotel stay that doesn’t feel like your typical urban visit at Chicago’s Claridge House, nestled in the sought-after Gold Coast neighborhood. The hotel’s sophisticated décor and serene residential ambience foster the atmosphere of an oasis amid the hustle and bustle of a busy metropolis.
While your first inclination might be panic when you map out the various appointments and meetings on your upcoming business trip, relax. Trust us, a rental car has you covered.