Most Underated Honeymoon Destinations in 2017
1. Nantucket, Massachusetts
Nantucket, often referred to as the postcard-perfect island due to their historical charm and beautiful waters. The Bridal Guide has the Nantucket honeymoon perfected, describing it as, "Enjoying a traditional clambake, sampling chocolate-covered local cranberries from Nantucket Chocolatier and snuggling in a harbor-view room at the historic White Elephant (room rates start at $195 a night)". Uhm..Yes Please!
2. Stowe, Vermont
Whether you are skiing down through fresh powder or hiking the flower-filled mountains. Stowe Vermont is one of our favorite spots. Every time I visit Stowe I stay at the Trapp Family Lodge. This is not your average mountain lodge, as explained by the resort themselves it is, "A Little of Austria...A Lot of Vermont®!"
"Situated on 2,500 acres in beautiful Stowe, Vermont, Trapp Family Lodge is a unique mountain resort featuring Austrian-inspired architecture and European-style accommodations. Our Lodge offers stunning mountain views, old-world comforts, and impeccable service, along with activities for every season. Disconnect from reality for a week with your love." - Trapp Family Lodge
3. Kennebunkport, Maine
Kennebunkport, located on the southern coast of Maine was voted:
- #1 in most relaxing beaches
- #9 in best weekend getaways
- #11 in best honeymoon destination in the U.S.
Travel.usnews.com described Kennebunkport as "sea-centric bliss", saying,
"Kennebunkport is simple, sea-centric bliss: a natural beach destination with miles of rugged shoreline dotted with summer homes and sailboats.Even the beaches are unassuming and quiet, with secret footpaths leading you from the road. Here, you might have literally found the place where you can get away from it all." Talk about a hidden gem!
Across the Country Honeymoons:
1. Florida Keys
Not comfortable traveling outside the country to see the aesthetically pleasing blue waters? Right here in the U.S. we have a little slice of heaven. Key West Florida, the southern most point of the United States, offers glistening blue waters, quaint downtown streets, delicious tropical drinks, a relaxed atmosphere...need I say more?
Some of the best places to visit in Key West (research done by PlanetWare):
Feel the cool mist and relaxing sounds from the Havasu Falls in Havasupai, Arizona. According to tripstodiscover.com Havasupai is "..an ideal destination for adventure lovers seeking a memorable honeymoon on a budget. It’s internationally renowned for having some of the most breathtaking scenery on earth, including magical Havasu Falls."
3. The Big Island, Hawaii
The Big Island, often forgotten next to its popular sister islands (Maui, Kauai, Oahu), was voted:
- #1 in Best Honeymoon Destinations in the USA
- #2 in Best Luxury Destinations in the USA
- #3 in Best Relaxing Getaways in the USA
Happy Honeymoon! Xo