01. Jackson Hole, Wyoming
The modern spirit of adventure comes alive in The Grand Tetons. Escape to this scenic area where a traffic jam involves a buffalo migration and ski slopes are unimaginably breathtaking. European spas and five-star dining meet Old Western Saloons and an abundance of wildlife. One of our favorite activities ... DOG SLEDDING! Check off some adventurous bucket list items then check-in to a luxury resort like Amangani or The Rusty Parrot for some relaxation and renewal.
02. Rocky Mountains, Colorado
If we said we found a romantic ghost town that is an idyllic setting for an adventurous honeymoon, what would you say? No, we're not crazy! Dunton Hot Springs is set in the alpine valley across the mountain from Telluride and is the site of a 19th century ghost mining town. With access to five natural hot springs and an on-site spa, this Wild West vacation offers blissful pampering packages. The rocky mountain range permits a slew of outdoor recreation: horseback riding, fly fishing, rock climbing, rafting, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, and ice climbing are just a few of the programs offered through Dunton Hot Springs. This romantic lodge is one of many in the Rocky Mountains that offer a sublime and secluded escape.
03. Cannon Beach, Oregon
Talk about a dramatic landscape - Cannon Beach has it all! Intense rock formations, breathtaking beaches, lush forests, waterfalls, and state parks are all accessible at this majestic honeymoon destination. Haystack Rock is an iconic scene and is a must-see for an unforgettable, jaw dropping moment. Also, just a short drive away is the famous Columbia River Gorge Waterfall. Oregon Coast's most beautiful town boasts a booming art scene, secret gardens, specialty shopping, and an abundance of heritage.
04. Sedona, Arizona
Sedona's majestic Red Rock country is a distinct landscape for tranquility. The Boynton Canyon is sure to fill you with adventure, enchantment, and renewal. Whether you are looking to explore the scenic canyon trails or prefer hitting the links, pampering yourself in an award-winning spa or taking a pottery class, you'll never tire of activities. Also, where else can you find a natural water slide? Here's a hint, check out Slide Rock. Serenity is a way of life in Sedona; if your dream honeymoon entails a bit of rejuvenation, you've found your destination!
05. Asheville, North Carolina
Whether you are searching for brilliantly manicured gardens, iconic hiking trails, or an exploding arts scene - Asheville embodies a romantic landscape for every outing. Spring is when this town comes to life and the gentle breeze guides everyone outdoors for the season of renewal. If you're a fan of the arts, the 19th century Biltmore estate has a vast collection that includes the work of Renoir.
06. Santa Fe, New Mexico
Santa Fe, New Mexico is a mythical, energetic, colorful adventure any time of year. Visitors are enticed by fresh air and magical light that accompanies this raw and naturally breathtaking landscape. The soul of this town is inspiring. With rich traditions and history, this small-town retreat is a haven for fine art, unique cuisine, mountain sports, hot-air ballooning, river rafting, and hot springing. While you're there, check out The Inn of The Five Graces (their interior design is AMAZING).
07. Bar Harbor, Maine
Did someone say LOBSTER? If you have never ventured to the picturesque town of Bar Harbor now is your chance. Maine is an underrated gem and Bar Harbor is its crown jewel. Home to Acadia National Park, Down East Maine has no shortage of outdoor recreational activities that include hiking, kayaking, golfing, etc. If you're searching for something new, venture out to one of the many coastal islands for a lobster bake (yes, that's a real thing). The romantic ambiance of this luxurious, coastal town will set the mood for a honeymoon filled with both adventure and relaxation.
08. U.S. Virgin Islands
No need to look internationally for a Caribbean Paradise; the three islands off the coast of Puerto Rico (Saint Thomas, Saint Croix, and Saint John) will transport you to a utopia like no other. Each island is unique and embraces a strong sense of local culture and customs. St. Thomas is the most "cosmopolitan" of the islands and is a hub for shopping and thrilling nightlife. St. John is the smallest of these Caribbean dreamlands and is also the most tranquil; nearly three-quarters of the island is dedicated to parkland and surrounded by pristine private beaches. St. Croix is the largest of the islands and has a local vibe that is rich with personality. World class recreational activities, an enchanting rainforest, and incredible history await at this revitalizing escape..
09. Martha's Vineyard, MA
Unwind and soak in the playful vibe of the luxe island life Martha's Vineyard personifies. Although it is one of the most chic and sought-after vacation spots on the East Coast, a boutique and laid-back experience welcomes you. Aglow with periwinkle hydrangeas and bucolic shorelines, a honeymoon on this remote island will be elegantly slow-paced.
10. Sonoma, CA
Breathtaking landscapes, captivating redwood forests, luxurious vineyards, and a down-to-earth rustic vibe - what's not to love? This world-class wine country will have you falling in love all over again. Time seemingly slows down in Sonoma giving you ample time to explore and enthrall yourself in adventures that always lead back to a magnificent glass of wine. Although we have our favorites (cough cough Chateau St. Jean), you cannot go wrong in immersing yourself in any experience this town has to offer. There's a lot more to do than drink amazing wine! Make sure you have time to explore the farmers market, take a horseback riding excursion, or sail through the sky in a hot-air balloon.