Summer 2017 Honeymoon Trends

One-of-a-kind experiences from around the world perfect for the trip of a lifetime.
by Nancy Rones
honeymoon planning
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Free Spending Money

St. John

To celebrate their 100th anniversary as American territories, the beautiful, no-passport-required US Virgin Islands—St. John, St. Thomas and St. Croix—are giving vacationers $300 toward activities (food tours, eco hikes, snorkeling and more). You just need to stay a minimum of three hotel nights this year and book by October 1. For more info, go to VisitUSVI.com.

Arctic Anytime 

ice hotel

If the cold never bothered you anyway, the Icehotel 365 in Jukkasjärvi, Sweden is an unforgettable honeymoon adventure. And the best part? You can get your arctic fix all year-round. It's cooled by solar energy in the summer, so you can kayak or paddleboard on the river and then snuggle on reindeer hides in your suite, surrounded by ice sculptures. And make sure you check out the ice bar for a cocktail (or two).

Happy Campers

camping

Set on honeymooning in nature? Browse almost 300,000 campsites—complete with photos, reviews and full-disclosure details of public and private (farms, ranches, vineyards) spots—on Hipcamp.com. There are plenty of glampsites too, like tree houses, yurts and cabins. You can even fine-tune your search with specifics such as near the ocean with an outdoor shower to find the perfect escape. 

Bridal Baggage

steamline luggage

Take your newlywed glow on the go and travel in style with a sleek new case. Luggage is a great investment, so pick a piece that will last. We're loving SteamLine Luggage's Sweetheart collection—the white leather, beige straps and floral-patterned liner are perfect for a honeymoon journey. 

SteamLine Luggage Sweetheart collection, from $395, SteamLineLuggage.com


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