The US is an underrated honeymoon destination with lots to explore.
If you’re from the US and you’ve been looking for the perfect honeymoon destination without having to fly out of your country, then you’re in luck. There are plenty of exceptional destinations around you to choose from. While the US may not always be one of the top ten honeymoon destinations , it should be!
Even if you aren’t from the US, but you’ve been looking for the perfect time to visit this incredible country, then your honeymoon might just be the right time to do so.
With the type of terrain and landscape range to suit any personality, you might just find a special place that captures you and your loved one’s hearts.
We’ve compiled a list of some of our favourite American honeymoons under the popular, cheap and underrated honeymoon destination categories.
If you’re looking for some of the top honeymoon spots in the US, rated by a large number of honeymooners, here’s a list of some of our favourites.
This beautiful tropical island set on America’s most southern point is a firm favourite amongst many honeymooners. Apart from the lazy beach days and the broad range of water activities available, this location has a certain romantic charm that attracts lovers from different corners of the globe, year in and year out without fail.
Tip: Take part in the daily sunset celebration at Mallory Square to enjoy some of the best talent around. This celebration starts just two hours before the sun sets, with a number of exhibitions, psychics and performers entertaining the crowd.
Although Hawaii isn’t physically on the US continent, it is a US state and island. There are incredible adventures and memories to be made on the island of Oahu in Hawaii.
Oahu is the mainland of Hawaii and one of the best places to kick off your romantic honeymoon. Create a fun-filled itinerary including excursions that’ll allow you to take in all the natural wonders in proximity.
Popularly known as an all year round holiday destination, Lake Tahoe should definitely top your list of possible places to visit on your honeymoon.
There’s so much variety in the things you could do while you’re here, including club crawling, taking a spin on the jet-skis or you could opt to take it easy on a relaxing hike.
Tip: There are two sides to the lake and both have very different personalities, try to explore both sides while your there for a holistic perspective on the location. The two sides are split between California and Nevada.
For the budget-conscious traveler, here are some of our favourite honeymoon destinations to visit in the US.
If you’re a nature lover, you’ll probably appreciate the natural landscapes in Sedona, Arizona. Take your time to enjoy the different walking trails available during the daytime and in the night time enjoy the splendorous views stargazing under the evening sky.
Tip: While your on your Sedona adventure and if you plan to hike, don’t forget to research the different trails you’d like to explore, in this way you’ll know exactly what to expect from the hike.
Although the name might suggest that all you’ll get to do is wine and dine, there’s a host of other enjoyable activities to partake in on your romantic stay on this interesting island. Start off your day with a romantic picnic on some of the loveliest shores around and end it off by riding into the sunset on rented bikes with your loved one.
Tip: One of the best spots to set up a romantic picnic is at Menemsha Beach, make sure to time it with the sunset for a truly unforgettable experience.
If you’re looking for a wining and dining experience, Sonoma can offer you all that and more at an affordable price. Toast to your momentous occasion as you soak in the views provided by the rolling hills of this enchanting county. You can explore the area on foot or bike, but one of the best ways to appreciate the views is on a romantic hot air balloon excursion.
Tip: For hassle-free wine tasting experiences, make sure to book your appointments well in advance. Some establishments don’t allow walk-in tastings, so be safe and rather just book ahead of time.
If you’re looking for unique and sometimes underrated honeymoon destination ideas, here’s a list of our favourites.
The historic city of Taos may not top the list of the most popular places to enjoy a romantic honeymoon, but it has a lasting appeal that attracts all kinds of people from all walks of life.
Besides a number of museums and attractions like hiking trails and inviting hot springs nearby, be sure to indulge in the delicious food on offer.
Tip: If you want to get around without having to drive, you can opt to use the Taos Trolley Tours service which stops at all the major tourist sites and attractions.
For those who enjoy the outdoors and would fancy an escape from the hustle and bustle of the city, getting a secluded cabin somewhere along the Appalachian mountain trail might not be such a bad idea.
Tip: The Appalachian Mountains run through a number of regions in the US and have a range of accommodation options to choose from.
If you’re a fan of interactive cultural immersions and tours, then this location might just be the one for you. From food tours, to brewery visits and exciting sunset cruises, this underrated location has a list of fun and interesting, sometimes even quirky things to do.
Tip: The All Day Breakfast Restaurant is exactly what the name suggests. Enjoy a lovely breakfast or brunch at this popular hotspot that’s also quite the favourite amongst locals.
The US has a wide range of options to choose from to make your honeymoon an absolutely unforgettable experience. There’s a perfect place just waiting for you to come celebrate your love and create memories to last a lifetime, as you begin this new chapter in your life.
If you’d like to keep your honeymoon in the America’s, how about you consider a romantic honeymoon in North America at some of the best honeymoon resorts in Mexico.