Fall and winter honeymoon destinations

Planning a fall or winter wedding? We've picked a few popular honeymoon destinations worth looking into.
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With the whispers of fall in the air, we’ve selected a few top honeymoon destinations in the US for fall and winter brides if you’re looking to make the most of fall foliage, get away from the chill in the air or embrace the cold temperatures.

Embrace fall colors

Kennebunkport, Maine
What to expect: New England preppiness, coastal charm, whale watching and lighthouse touring, strolling
Where to stay: Hidden Pond
Don’t miss: Gourmet donuts at Congdon’s Bakery

Photo: Bob Dennis

Willamette Valley, Oregon
What to expect: lush vineyards, natural beauty, world-class food and wine, relaxation, spa treatments
Where to stay: The Allison Inn & Spa
Don’t miss: Carlton Winemakers Studio

Manchester Village, Vermont
What to expect: small town living, outdoor adventures, fly fishing and boating, lazy mornings and quaint evenings
Where to stay: Equinox Resort & Spa
Don’t miss: Orvis Shooting School

Get away from the cold

Oahu, Hawaii
What to expect: white sands and clear waters, sunshine, snorkeling and scuba diving, island paradise
Where to stay: J.W. Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa
Don’t miss: snorkeling in Hanauma Bay

Photo: Tor Johnson, Hawaii Tourism Authority

St. Lucia
What to expect: relaxation, biking and hiking, stunning island mountains, eco-tourism, clear waters
Where to stay: Marigot Bay Hotel
Don’t miss: Pigeon Island National Park

Embrace the winter weather

Jackson, Wyoming
What to expect: stunning mountain ranges, wildlife, glimpses of the Old West, western culture, natural beauty
Where to stay: Spring Creek Ranch
Don’t miss: snowmobiling in Yellowstone National Park

Photo: Mark Epstein

Aspen, Colorado
What to expect: adventure and relaxation, mountainside glam, world-class skiing, small town charm, unparalleled outdoor adventures
Where to stay: St. Regis Aspen
Don’t miss: Glenwood Hot Springs

Lake Tahoe, California
What to expect: mountain luxury, smores after dark, slopeside accommodations, cozy fire pits, hiking and snowshoeing
Where to stay: Ritz Carlton Lake Tahoe
Don’t miss: ice-skating in Northstar Village

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