Planning your honeymoon, or pre-wedding weekend trip for yourself or your wedding party? Whether it’s before or after all the wedding festivities, taking a mini vacation to relax and unwind will do wonders! We’ve come up with the top five getaways to escape to for a weekend. With a variety of activities to partake in, and the laid-back atmospheres, these hot spots are perfect for enjoying the warm summer weather! Plus these semi-local destinations make a weekend trip more possible than taking a trip across the world.
For a truly relaxing weekend, visit a charming spa or resort in the town of Calistoga, in California’s beautiful Napa Valley. Highlights include wine tasting, sophisticated dining, swimming in warm waters, and mud and mineral baths.
Cape Cod, Massachusetts
Cape Cod is the perfect calm, beach getaway. Beautiful views and clear waters lend to a variety of relaxing water activities. Highlights include whale-watching, dunes, trails, and some of the best seafood in the world.
The perfect setting for the outdoor enthusiast, with gorgeous weather and surroundings for everyone to enjoy! Highlights include festivals, theater, boating, fishing, swimming, and wineries.
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Another great relaxing spa destination, Santa Fe’s history and culture adds to it’s natural beauty. Highlights include Southwestern dining, art, museums, and outdoor activities.
For a completely serene and zen weekend, the charming Spanish-style town of Ojai right outside of Los Angeles is the perfect option. Highlights include spas, galleries, festivals, wine bars, hiking and horseback riding.