Posted on May 02, 2012 | Comments 0
Getting married is one of the most exciting days of most people’s lives, but it doesn’t end there as the honeymoon is next.
Niagara Falls seemed to be the choice for many newlyweds for decades, but there are now hundreds of popular honeymoon destinations.
Here are 10 other popular locations for romantic journeys.
1. Miami, Florida, USA
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Miami has a vibrant nightlife go along with the city’s tropical temperatures. There are plenty of luxury resorts and hotels to choose from, excellent sandy beaches and world-class shops. Honeymooners will be able to dine at some of America’s best restaurants and engage in activities such as snorkeling, diving, swimming, boating, fishing, and golfing.
2. Bali, Indonesia
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This small, beautiful Southeast Asian jewel is one of the 30 provinces that make up Indonesia. It’s well known for its exotic wildlife, spectacular beaches, and rich history, culture, and traditions. The weather is generally excellent and honeymooners will find numerous luxury resorts and hotels along with top-notch shops and restaurants.
3. St. Lucia, Caribbean
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St. Lucia is a gorgeous Caribbean island that lies just north of Barbados and south of Martinique. It’s one of the region’s most mountainous islands and this creates a breathtaking view. The landscapes are diverse and stunning and feature exotic habitat and lush gardens. The weather, hotels and restaurants are superb and the natural beauty lends itself to numerous outdoor activities.
4. Orlando, Florida, USA
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Orlando is an ideal honeymoon spot for those who are young at heart. There are several theme parks to enjoy here such as Disney World and the Epcot Center. If you love animals, you can visit the safaris in Animal Kingdom and let’s not forget a trip to the Magic Kingdom. If you’d like to take a dip in the ocean and cool off, the local beaches aren’t too far away.
5. Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
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Las Vegas is another ideal honeymoon destination for those who are still young at heart. There are plenty of places to gamble and party the night away here as well as numerous interesting locations for day trips. The shopping, nightclubs, restaurants, entertainments, and casinos are among the best in the world and you can get a little bit of exercise by visiting one of the city’s top golf courses.
6. Paris, France
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Paris might seem like an obvious choice for many since it’s known as one of the most romantic cities on the globe. You’ll be able to sip on French wine or Parisian coffee while you enjoy the world-famous cuisine. There’s so much to see and do here with a romantic cruise down the Seine one of the most popular activities. There are numerous historical and art-related locations to visit, such as Rodin, the Louvre, and Musee d’Orsay. It’s not that far to visit beautiful Versailles either.
7. Charleston, South Carolina, USA
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Charleston is a wonderful city with small town charm. It also has some of the best seafood anywhere on the planet. There’s plenty of romance floating around as well. Just strolling around this historic city will allow you to view some of the top colonial architecture in America. Head downtown to visit the numerous bard and restaurants and make sure you take one of the ghost tours and hold hands tightly.
8. Sicily, Italy
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Sicily has some of the world’s most remarkable scenery, such as olive and citrus groves, pristine water, and beautiful rocky coastlines. There are all types of accommodations to choose from including small bed and breakfasts, charming villas, and five-star luxury resorts. The cuisine and wine is second to none and it’s an ideal place to sit by the sea and watch the world go by.
9. Martinique, Caribbean
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This lovely island is filled with warm blue waters and white sandy beaches. You’d think it was made specifically for newlyweds. The temperature’s a bonus on this small island and you’ll find plenty of adventure and romance. Martinique features Creole and French cultures, which means there’s a lot of history and some exceptional food.
10. Acapulco, Mexico
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The port of Acapulco sits on the Pacific coast and is home to some of the nation’s top seaside resorts. The city has been a famous getaway over the years and cliff diving used to be one of the most popular activities here. The southern section of the town is filled with modern resorts while the northern area is well known for its traditional Mexican architecture.
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