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Looking for a laid-back escape? Consider Mackinac (pronounced Mack-i-naw) Island, Michigan, a quaint slice of Victoriana tucked into the space between the state's Upper and Lower Peninsulas, near where lakes Michigan and Huron meet. It takes some effort to reach, but once there, you'll be in for some serious relaxation.
City-loving couples who want to lounge on the beach all day and show off their tans at a trendy restaurant or nightclub at night will love Miami Beach. This hot Florida destination offers miles of sandy beaches bordered by colorful Art Deco architecture and lots of cultural flavor. From salsa and meringue rhythms to Cuban cuisine and world-class shopping, you'll find it all in Miami.
For a quick weekend getaway or a longer sojourn you'll find Montreal brimming with romance. Old-world architecture, cosmopolitan shopping, and world-class restaurants await couples looking for a European experience without having to cross the pond.
This island 30 miles off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, was settled by Quakers in the 17th century, and became the capital of the American whaling industry in the 18th century. Dubbed the "Grey Lady" because it's often covered in a blanket of fog, Nantucket's windswept moors, rugged beaches, and rose-covered trellises are quintessential New England. This is the ideal spot for a romantic and low-key getaway.
New Orleans Honeymoons
Despite the damage from Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans has not let its romantic allure disappear. By night, the town moves to the toe-tapping sounds of Dixieland jazz, Zydeco (Cajun dance music), and intoxicating New Orleans blues. By day, the city offers enchanting nooks to explore and lots to do. The Cajun joie de vivre is extremely contagious.
New York City Honeymoons
Whether you've been to the Big Apple dozens of time or are considering your first visit, you'll never run out of things to do. From well-known Broadway shows to hidden wine bars and cafes, you're guaranteed to have an unforgettable experience in New York.
The falls at Niagara are not just pretty, they're staggering. The sound is deafening; the misty winds are fierce; and the entire park brims with natural wonders. Niagara Falls State Park is the oldest state park in America, and 6 million cubic feet of water gush over the crest of its falls every minute. Guides are full of crazy stories about people toppling over the falls in barrels, and hikes around the area can bring encounters with towering trees and unusual birds.