9. Lincoln, Nebraska
When planning your honeymoon, definitely explore Lincoln, Nebraska. Known for its many restaurants and night life, Lincoln offers a great time without breaking the bank.
For 25 years, The Rogers House Bed and Breakfast Inn has been welcoming newlyweds. The Inn consists of more than 11 guest rooms in two historic houses, located adjacent to one another. The Rogers House provides the perfect escape for wedding weary couples with its immaculate rooms. Truly the ideal honeymoon venue. The inn is open year round.
Nearby Lazlo’s Brewery and Grill offers an array of comfort foods with a local twist. The brewery is popular for its unique, flavorful beer concoctions, with many house brews like the award-winning Luna Sea ESB. The brewery underlines the importance of fresh, locally grown ingredients, paired with comfort foods that you are familiar with.
For Thai food, a visit to the Blue Orchid Restaurant is a must, but if your tastes run to traditional American fare, Dempsey’s is the place to go. Dempsey’s is famous for gourmet burgers of all kinds.
Stroll through the Sheldon Museum of Art or if handcrafts catch your interest, take in the International Quilt Study Center and Museum.
The Sunken Gardens feature an annual floral display of over 30,000 individual plants that work around a unique design each year. The Gardens are heralded as one of the best gardens in the United States and Canada, so if you would like to add an ethereal feel to your honeymoon, definitely plan a visit.
Last, but certainly not least, don’t forget to take a romantic walk through the Haymarket in the evening.
8. Little Rock, Arkansas
Little Rock, Arkansas, bounded by the Arkansas River, has many appealing amenities for the honeymoon couple.
For a romantic post wedding rest, consider staying at the beautiful Legacy Hotel. The Legacy Hotel represents one of the best lodging and hospitality experiences in Arkansas. The beautiful lobby and suites create an inviting atmosphere. It is the perfect place to accommodate a newly-married couple.
Speaking of romantic, the Brave New Restaurant offers gorgeous views of the Little Rock Downtown. Reserve a table for an intimate dinner! Or experience Table 28 which features gourmet food and special menus for two. The Cache Restaurant is also one of Little Rock’s primary places for fine dining.
The Arkansas Governor’s Mansion has been the focal point of the first family’s public events for the past several decades. It has played host to many important state dinners and events and is perfect for an afternoon stroll.
Arkansas additionally has a bustling wine industry, with many vineyard tours within close proximity. An afternoon of wine tasting may add a spark to the honeymoon romance.
7. Mystic, Connecticut
If you long for a honeymoon steeped in history and beauty, investigate a trip to Mystic, Connecticut. Mystic Seaport, know for its collection of sailing ships, allows visitors to experience life in a 19th century fishing village. Or get out on the water for a unique view of Mystic Seaport, perhaps during a romantic sunset sail.
The Whaler’s Inn is a Victorian-style building just one half mile from the historic Mystic Seaport Maritime Museum. Each room is appointed with distinct touches that pay homage to old Victorian styles. The rooms come standard with a fireplace and whirlpool tubs, the perfect compliment to your romantic vacation.
Nearby, you will find the Spicer Mansion which is one of the region’s newest luxury boutique hotels. Rooms at the Mansion are uniquely designed for comfort and convenience. A visit to the Mansion’s OH Spa will rejuvenate a tired couple and ready them for an evening at one of Mystic’s fine dining establishments.
The Latitude 41 Restaurant and Tavern focuses on fresh seafood dishes, but also includes American fare. Live music helps to create a relaxed atmosphere that enhances the delicious cuisine. The restaurant is located near Mystic Seaport.
Another option for delicious fresh seafood is the S & P Oyster Company, on Holmes Street, in Mystic. Food here is basically New England cuisine with a South American sparkle.