Restrictions are starting to be lifted for domestic travel, and couples are asking, “where is the best place to honeymoon or have a destination wedding in the U.S.?” There are many locations closer to home that offers everything you could want; amazing scenery, wonderful accommodations, lots of activities, and are easier to get to. Two recommendations for romantic trips in the U.S. are Utah & the Grand Canyon.
Canyonlands National Park – Canyonlands is the largest national park in Utah, and its diversity is beyond the imagination. The easiest way to see the park is with a visit to the Island in the Sky district. The Island in the Sky offers spectacular views along the scenic drive. Hiking trails and four-wheel-drive roads give you access to backcountry areas.
Arches National Park – contains the world’s largest concentration of natural sandstone arches. Although over 2,000 arches are located within the park, you will also gaze upon colossal sandstone fins, massive balanced rocks, soaring pinnacles, and spires.
Dead Horse Point – Dead Horse Point State Park is one of Utah’s most spectacular parks. The view from Dead Horse Point is one of the most photographed spots in the world. Towering 2,000 feet above the Colorado River, the overlook provides a breathtaking view for as far as you can see.
The Trail of Time – The Trail of Time is a walking timeline trail that focuses on the Grand Canyon views and rocks to guide you. Ponder, explore, and understand the magnitude of this amazing place.
Bike the South Rim – Bicycling is a great way to experience the South Rim. Cyclists will enjoy approximately 13 miles of roads and trails that allow for more intimate exploration along the rim.
Desert View Drive – The Desert View Drive is a scenic road from Grand Canyon Village. Along the way, there are viewpoints, a Tusayan Museum, and ancient Pueblo ruins.