The cost of a wedding can be high enough to squeeze a post ceremony trip out of your spending budget right after walking down the corridor may seem impossible. Nevertheless, a honeymoon isn’t necessarily out from the question. Sara Graham, world traveler and editor, offers five fun and convenient honeymoon ideas, perfect for couples who want the best of the best, at a watered down price. Honeymoon for the foodies – I know one Canadian power couple who got married in New Orleans, says Graham. They keep going back for the laid back atmosphere and the great cuisine.”.
If you or your other half fancy fantastic food and are self proclaimed foodies, this surprise destination might just be for you. So when is the optimum time to go? towards the end of May, Graham advises. The New Orleans Wine and wine experience offers a five day feast for the senses, she explains. The event features over 175 wineries collaborating with dozens of international wine and food experts to raise funds for local charities. Honeymoon for fantasy lovers – You do not need to travel too far for a distinctive and fun filled honeymoon experience. Nestled in a historic village in NY State’s Catskill Mountains, there is a boutique hotel worthy of a romantic road trip, says Graham.
The Roxbury is a fantastical escape which has been bring sexy back to the roadside motel with themed rooms freely inspired by Television shows, films or cartoons from the 1960 and 70s, says Graham. Rooms include Fred’s Lair, The Mod Pod, Golightly-a-Go-Go and Genie’s Bottle. For a peaceful and quiet honeymoon – Wish to get lost in paradise? Tofino, B.C., located on the west shore of Vancouver Island, gets nature lovers up close and personal with a few of the world’s best wilderness, says Graham. The 5 hour drive from Victoria offers epic sceneries and quaint stops on the way.
Long Beach Lodge is currently celebrating its 10th anniversary with packages to fit surfers, foodies and whale watchers alike, she says. Page 1 of 2, Discover more fun and affordable honeymoon hotspots on page 2.4. Honeymoon spots for history buffs and beach bums – Pensacola, Florida, was the first European settlement in America. The Spanish left the town after it was devastated by a hurricane in 1559, but the sunny spot boasts much in the way of culture and history. In Pensacola today, a historic village remains downtown, while white sand and sparkling surf lure sun worshippers, says Graham. The storm watching is pretty epic as well, from the safety of a seaside condo, of course!”. Regardless if you would like to unwind on the beach, get in a few rounds of golf, swim, snorkel or dive into the rich history, there is something for every couple here, she advises. 5.romantic road trip, says Graham.
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