If you’re not the resort type, planning a honeymoon can feel daunting. But fear not! There are plenty of options for couples looking for something off the beaten path. If you and your soon-to-be are the outdoorsy type, here are a few ideas to help plan your post-wedding adventure:
If time and money are at a premium, going on a simple camping trip is a great option for getting away. A quick overnight in the great outdoors can help recharge your batteries, while a longer backwoods camping trip will provide privacy and quiet. Either of these options means unplugging and spending some quality time together away from the worries of every day life —
and what else is a honeymoon for!
For the more dedicated outdoorsmen, a backpacking trip is a great way to make a honeymoon memorable. Spread the trip over as much time as you have, then head into the wilderness for breathtaking views and absolute seclusion. If you have a more significant budget, look into backpacking in another country or across Europe.
A float trip is a great way for a couple to relax. Lots of parks along rivers offer these excursions, which often last all day. Pack a cooler with food and drinks, hop in a boat or tube and float down the river, together.
If driving the open road sounds like your idea of paradise, consider a road trip. Plot all the places of interest you and your soon-to-be want to see, then take the time to enjoy the act of traveling. Another option is taking the train, which will stop off at smaller, interesting towns along the way and allow you both time to enjoy the view.
Looking for a fun road trip? Take to Florida’s A1A, a 300-plus-mile highway following the state’s Atlantic Coast. Where are some of the best spots to stop along this designated Scenic & Historic Coastal Byway? Here are a few ideas:
Whether you prefer an ultra-luxe resort or a cozy villa on the beach, you’ll find balance again in Los Cabos.
This Labor Day, spend the weekend with a long, relaxing trip to the U.S. Virgin Islands. The destination no longer enforces pandemic restrictions or COVID-19 tests and doesn’t require passports for U.S. citizens.
PUBLIC, an Ian Schrager hotel in New York City, recently created a curated gourmet picnic experience for guests to enjoy this summer and early fall. Called chicnics, a cool kid term for chic picnics, guests can bask under the New York sun and soak up these last few weeks of summer before fall arrives.
There’s no better time to plan the vacation you’ve been missing. Step aboard with your better half, your friends or the whole family and reconnect, reunite and rejoice with 25 percent off cruise fares for all guests. We’ll also help everyone get there with 25 percent off airfare from 20 major gateways across the country or $100 savings per person on flights from all other gateways when you book your air travel using Flights by Celebrity.*
This year marks the 100th anniversary of James Joyce’s Ulysses and where better to celebrate the iconic novel and author than in Dublin? If you’d like to enjoy a luxurious, James Joyce-inspired stay in the city, but aren’t sure where to start, The Shelbourne has you covered with its Sauntering with Joyce experience, available through Aug. 31. The experience is an easy way to add a little literary flair to your trip without needing to join a group tour or dedicate an entire trip to just one type of fun.