When it comes to choosing the perfect locale for your honeymoon or destination wedding, the opportunities are endless. This year, we are seeing couples gravitate towards locations that allow them to connect to new cultures and to themselves. In this Wedding Trends Look Book highlight, we give you a few of our favorite travel trends to consider when planning your next getaway.
While travel has taken a backseat during the pandemic, the world is opening up in ways we’ve never seen before. From local rustic excursions to immersive vacations around the world, people are looking forward to exploring more than ever. Of all the details that go into planning a wedding, the honeymoon may be the most exciting part! What better way to celebrate your marriage than with an incredible vacation?
As we approach a new year with fresh opportunities, travelers are talking about rural escapes with more intentional travel, so why not take these ideas and incorporate them into your honeymoon? Get in touch with your inner nomad by hopping in a high-end camper van and taking a road trip out west. On your journey, you’ll be greeted with crystal-clear lakes, picturesque blue skies, and rolling hills that will leave you in awe. Begin your getaway with a lavish spa service at a remote retreat nestled in the forests of Montana. Then, prepare for a day of excitement as you immerse yourself in the beauty that is Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone National Park. Indulge with a dip in one of Wyoming’s iconic hot springs for a romantic finish to an adventurous day.
Regardless of what kind of honeymoon you are looking to have, there are so many options for you and your new spouse to have a buzz-worthy vacation. The world is filled with inspiration, near and far.
Scenic kayak excursions, mountainside spas, secluded Airbnbs, and the “cottagecore” aesthetic are popping up on Pinterest boards everywhere. There is a social media movement that’s pushing us to take a step back from our busy lifestyle and connect with the beauty of the world around us. The best part is that you don’t have to go far to embrace this concept! There are spectacular and romantic opportunities right in our country’s own backyard.
An off-the-grid honeymoon location provides the chance to relax your mind and get meaningful one-on-one time with your partner. With spectacular activities and a variety of lodging options from rustic lodges to authentic ranches, this will make your first trip as a married couple one you couldn’t possibly forget.
As we look toward the future in vacations, we are craving trips that are more meaningful and taking advantage of every moment. The pandemic has shifted our mindset to focus on where our priorities lay and not to take experiences for granted. Travelers want to transform their lives through the destinations they visit. This is done by connecting to the food, people, and culture. Take a cooking class and bond with locals in the lesser-known villages of Cinque Terre, Italy. Book a boutique hotel in Riviera Maya that includes a personal chef to immerse yourself in the culinary delicacies of Mexico.
No matter what experience you choose, finding the people and heritage that make your destination unique will leave you feeling fulfilled and connected with the location and your partner.
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