There is no denying that USA is a destination of the highest versatility when it comes to choosing a place for travel. Honeymooners are on the lookout for quaint, offbeat experiences to make the most of this intimate beginning of their new life. However, interests vary from couple to couple and in order to indulge in some of the best unconventional honeymooners’ experiences across the country, we have for you the ultimate guide. From adventure to luxury to historical unearthing of stories and feelings, we have it all in here for you!
Adventure in Mammoth Lakes
Mammoth Lakes is a gem of Mother Nature offering some of the best-hidden treasures for the adventurous couple. Winter in Mammoth Lakes inspires adventure at every turn. From skiing and snowboarding at the world-famous Mammoth Mountain (California’s highest chairlift-serviced peak) and miles upon miles of cross-country and snowshoe terrain to snowmobile adventures and family fun-filled with sledding and snowball fights, there are so many ways for everyone to enjoy this spectacular, snowy winter wonderland. Yosemite National Park, one of the world’s most spectacular natural wonders are just 45 minutes north of Mammoth Lakes offering year-long scopes for adventure. Recently, they made an announcement that no reservations will be required to visit Yosemite in 2023 which makes it all the more accessible to tourists. Whether you’re on the resort at the massive Mammoth Mountain or its family-friendly sister resort June Mountain or in the backcountry, you’ll find unbelievable terrain, stunning mountain scenery, and an exceptionally long season for skiing and snowboarding in Mammoth Lakes. Ice skating, tubing, and sledding in Mammoth Lakes are fun-for-all activities, whether you’re seeking to entertain the whole family or spend some time with pals. The Mammoth Ice Rink (open late November through February) offers gorgeous wraparound views of the White Mountains and Sherwin Range, ice skating classes for all levels, and skate rentals.
There is no better way to get away from it all, to reset your perspective than to glide on cross-country skis into the serene winter wonderland that surrounds the town of Mammoth Lakes. Feel the crisp mountain air in your lungs, take in majestic views of ice-covered lakes and snow-clad peaks, and immerse yourself in the deep, timeless silence of the forest. Mammoth Lakes is surrounded by seemingly endless acres of public lands, and a number of roads that are transformed into trails for the winter so it’s easy to get out and explore via skis or snowshoes. Bring your own skis or rent to explore over 140 miles (225 km) of cross-country track that winds throughout Mammoth Lakes and into the expanse of the Inyo National Forest. Other winter adventures include cross-country and Nordic skiing, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling. Your honeymoon cannot get any different than this! Mammoth Lakes is currently experiencing one of the best years for snowfall. The latest storm to hit the Eastern Sierra brought 29-42″ (.73 – 1.06 meters) of fresh powder over the weekend providing some of the best storm riding conditions Mammoth Mountain has seen in the last few years. Also, Mammoth Mountain, 3rd most visited resort in the US, opened early for the ‘22-23 winter ski and snowboard season over the weekend. It’s the second year in a row that the Eastern Sierra Resort was able to open early.
Historical Visits in Philadelphia
History and culture are pivotal characteristics of the city of Philadelphia. For couples, experiencing and learning the history and its modern cultural impact across the city is a time of interpersonal bonding.
When in Philadelphia, make your honeymoon emerge with renewed depth and cultural exposure by
visiting historical places around the city. A trip to Philadelphia is not complete without visiting some
of America’s most historically significant sites at Independence National Historical Park. America’s
“Most historic square mile” features essential spots including Independence Hall and Liberty Bell. The
Historic District Itinerary will guide tourists through the historic district and make your trip to the city
one for the books. Philadelphia is a destination that tells stories of you and the country in every nook and corner. Close to the historic square mile, Independence Hall is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and definitely a must visit. The National Constitution Center exhibits examining Civil War and Reconstruction as well as the 19th Amendment. Tourists also get to learn about the city’s pivotal role during the American Revolution through the interactive and immersive exhibits held at the Museum of the American
Revolution. The First Continental Congress Site at Carpenters’ Hall is again where tourists can imbibe
history and culture with a fresh perspective.
For art lovers, this city is truly a blessing in disguise. For tourists with an artistic taste, Philadelphia offers an array of stunning museums, murals, and mosaics throughout its miles. The Museum District of the city is the best place to be if you are looking to explore art in its best form. Visit the Benjamin Franklin Parkway to explore the Philadelphia Museum of Art which has a sprawling collection of 225,000 items collected over 2,000 years. The Barnes Foundation has the world’s finest private collection of early French-Modern and Post-Impressionist paintings. Make sure to catch Modigliani Up Close, a major loan exhibition that shares new insights into Amedeo Modigliani’s working methods and materials. On view in the Roberts Gallery through January 29, 2023, Modigliani Up Close is curated by an international team of art historians and conservators. The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the nation’s oldest art museum and art school is another unmissable place exhibiting treasured American art. Magic Gardens along South Street and its maze of mosaics will truly transform your trip into something more invasive and meaningful. Art is not just restricted to these walled museums but pours its heart out onto the streets bustling with public art and over 4,000 murals depicting the significance of art in both the history and the culture of modern Philadelphia.
Luxury in San Francisco
Luxury is prevalent in San Francisco across its hotels, spas shopping destinations, and more. Luxury combined with intimacy in the city of the Golden Bridge makes for some of the most memorable honeymoon experiences in the USA. When it comes to luxury hotels and spas in San Francisco, the
city guarantees the ultimate relaxation, delight, and service.
Since 1907, Fairmont San Francisco has turned moments into memories for guests from near and far.
The landmark hotel offers 606 stunning, newly renovated guest rooms and suites, three distinctive restaurants, a health club, and convenient access to the city’s most popular attractions. Classic by
design and contemporary in spirit, the Grand Dame property stands proudly atop Nob Hill as San Francisco’s premier address.
A historic icon since 1875, in 1967 the Palace stood tall in the heart of San Francisco witnessing the
social revolution happening around the city. Discover downtown San Francisco from the Palace Hotel,
steps away from Union Square, the Financial District, Westfield Shopping Centre, and the Embarcadero. The Palace has remained a renowned landmark in San Francisco since 1875. Its central location, opulent aesthetic, and inspiring cuisine have made it an icon of luxury for well over a century. This hotel recalls the privilege and luxury of the Golden Age of Travel as it pampers with round-the-clock service and thoughtful amenities, the perfect setting for couples seeking luxury and comfort. Guests will experience hospitality on a grand scale in the refined guestrooms and spacious suites of the Palace.
At the intersection where South of Market district (SOMA), Civic Center and Tenderloin converge, The LINE SF reflects the city’s complex history, culture, and spirit by exploring the juxtaposition of 21st-century technology and design with the urban grittiness of this historic neighborhood. The 12-story Flatiron-inspired building is a contemporary interpretation of the area’s historic architecture. The 236 room hotel is home to four distinct dining and drinking experiences, including a landscaped rooftop solarium with panoramic views of the city. Luxury spaces can also be experienced at Sir Francis Drake Hotel, 1 Hotel San Francisco, LUMA Hotel San Francisco, or the newly renovated Hyatt Regency San Francisco, the ‘Spectacular Studio’ guestroom collection at W San Francisco, and more.
Ideally nestled in the Oakland Hills overlooking scenic San Francisco Bay is the Claremont Club & Spa, a Fairmont Hotel. This urban resort is home to stunning guest rooms, an award-winning restaurant, The Fairmont Spa at the Claremont, swimming pools, and a private social and tennis club.
Beyond relaxation and comfort lies endless options for luxury shopping in San Francisco. Some of the best luxury retail stores in the city are in Union Square. So, make sure not to miss out on buying a special something for your loved one.