Best Winter Honeymoon Destinations

The winter is a beautiful time to get married, and prime time to honeymoon! Especially if you’re a fan of winter activities. Although most couples opt for a warm weather honeymoon, the winter is especially romantic. You just have to find a destination that aligns with interests. Whether that entails snuggling indoors or snowy adventures. Keep reading to learn about the best winter honeymoon destinations, with options for every couple!

  1. Lake Tahoe, California

If your dream honeymoon includes majestic snow-capped mountains and cuddles in front of a hearth, then we recommend a trip to Lake Tahoe. This beautiful Mountain Town is a hotspot for winter sports, but it is an equally stunning choice if you just want to get away. For a truly one-of-a-kind honeymoon with all the flair, check out The Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe. Here you will enjoy modern amenities, in addition to fine dining, a slope-side spa, and easy access to winter activities. Alternatively, if you want a more intimate and casual honeymoon, opt for a cozy Airbnb. A remote cabin or A-frame where you can hot tub with a view for a week sounds like a dream!

  1. Iceland

We won’t pretend that a trip to Iceland with throw you outside your comfort zone. But in comparison to most winter honeymoon destinations, it’s an absolute oasis! Iceland has a lot to offer newlyweds, whether you plan to keep your trip casual or create a full itinerary. Honeymoon in luxury when you book your stay at the Blue Lagoon Retreat, an award-winning sanctuary known for its hospitality, geothermal spa’s, and gourmet food. But don’t forget to step away from comfort for a time to experience this Arctic Wonderland. Book a whale watching tour, see the Northern Lights, or trek into the wilderness.

  1. Big Sky, Montana

A popular winter destination, Big Sky, Montana, is a gorgeous choice for a Mountain honeymoon. Oozing with Western hospitality, there are countless activities with which to fill your time, from Nordic skiing to dog sledding and snowshoeing. Alternatively, spend your day at the Lone Mountain Ranch. In addition to the aforementioned activities, this authentic mountain cabin offers honeymoon packages with the works! Including a Snowcoach tour in Yellowstone National Park and a Sleigh Ride & Dinner at the legendary North Fork Cabin. Plus much more!

  1. Chittenden, Vermont

A secluded and idyllic Vermont vacation destination, Chittenden is highly underrated. As is Vermont as a whole! But for couple’s looking for a honeymoon destination, you need look no further than Mountain Top Inn. Set high atop a Central Vermont Mountain, on 700 private acres, this luxurious resort is a beautiful escape. They offer a world of entertainment, including a modern spa, ice skating, snowmobiling, and sleigh rides. But be sure to check out their packages, to get the most for your money!

  1. Denali, Alaska

When you want to stay in the states but feel as though you’ve traveled out of the country, head to Alaska. This remote wilderness is a great escape from the city yet offers the classic American hospitality you know and love. And if you’re looking for unrivaled adventure, check out the Denali Backcountry Lodge. With private cabins and unmatched views, they offer one-of-a-kind experiences. Be sure to take advantage of the Nest Spa, and book a tour on the Kantishna Air Taxi.

  1. New York, New York

Maybe you already enjoy a slower lifestyle and are looking to pick up the pace? If so, make a trip to the bustling city of New York, New York. During the wintertime, this wild city takes on a whole heap of charm. Splurge on the Park Hyatt New York, where you will enjoy a luxury experience from start to finish. Starting with a room overlooking a snow-dusted Central Park and access to the Spa, Nalai. Plus, being situated in the heart of the city means that you’re within walking distance to some of the area’s most popular attractions.

  1. Scotland

Scotland is a stunning trip any time of year, but the wintertime is especially memorable. We recommend booking at the breathtaking Atholl Palace Hotel! Surprisingly affordable, this historic facility is located in the Scottish Highlands. There you will not enjoy splendid Victorian architecture and modern hospitality. In your downtime, visit the charming town of Pitlochry. Or wander past the boundaries to see the countless attractions scattered throughout the Scottish countryside. 

  1. Seattle, Washington

Another underrated destination, don’t overlook Seattle, Washington. A lively city, Seattle offers a lot of entertainment during the wintertime. But first, we recommend you book a stay at the historic Salish Lodge and Spa. In addition to your typical spa and fine dining experiences, Salish also offers unrivaled views of the falls in Snoqualmie. You can also take a short trip downtown to visit museums and local eateries.

What do you think of these winter honeymoon destinations? Do you think you will pick one from our list? If not, let us know where you plan to go!

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