There are so many wonderful things about going on a second honeymoon! It celebrates reaching a milestone in your marriage. It also gives you the opportunity to take a different approach to honeymooning if you didn’t have the money or time to do it the way you wanted to the first time around.
If you have a five, 10, 15-year or more wedding anniversary coming up and you’re thinking about treating the one you love to a second honeymoon, but you don’t want to do the cliché things like go on a cruise or back to where you went the last time (if you were able to go anywhere the last time), what do you think about taking one of these approaches?
Have A Destination Wedding (This Time)
Whether the two of you had the wedding of your dreams (or mothers’ dreams) or not, if there’s a part of you that always wanted to keep it simple and have a destination wedding, how about now? It can be as close as an ocean on the East or West Coast or someplace more exotic overseas. Just the two of you, standing on a beach or overlooking a mountain top, recommitting your love to one another is what true romance is made of. If you have no clue of where to start looking, click
here, here and here for some of the most beautiful destination wedding locations in the world.
Go On A Ski Trip
Did you know that snow skiing has all sorts of health benefits? Skiing is considered to be an aerobic form of exercise, so it’s able to build up your endurance. It also strengthens your bones, joints and lower body muscles while also improving your sense of balance and strengthening your body’s core. The fresh air helps to remove toxins from your body and after a day out on the slopes, you’ll get some really good sleep too. And really, is there anything better than curling up next to a fireplace with some hot cocoa in a log cabin? Click
here for some great ski resorts within the US.
Take A Mission Trip
Are you and yours extremely philanthropy driven? If so, that’s admirable. A giving spirit is probably one of the key ingredients to your lasting relationship! Another idea is to take your second honeymoon as an opportunity to serve others across the globe. If you’re hesitant because you think it requires spending months away, no worries. Short Term Missions has you covered. They even have a section especially for married couples who want to go on a mission trip (click
Visit A Spa Resort
Everyone deserves to be pampered. It’s not just a luxury but something your body desperately needs. If you can’t remember the last time you and yours took a bubble bath together, had a massage or chilled out and ate healthy food before going on a hike, visit a spa resort. We’ll be honest: a lot of them are not the cheapest, but look at it is an investment into your health and well-being as well as your marriage. Click
here for some fabulous ones.
Try A Mansion
Seek and ye shall find. That’s what we always say. If you’ve always dreamed of living in a mansion, but so far your budget is not in agreement with your plans, stay in a
bed and breakfast that’s inside of a mansion. Or, we can do you one even better. Did you know that there are mansions that you can actually rent out? Word on the street is that they aren’t super duper costly either. We found an article on how to go about pricing some here.
Go To Where Your Parents Had Their Honeymoon
If you’ve always admired your parents (or grandparents or great-grandparents) marriage, and you’ve spent a significant amount of time trying to incorporate some of their tips for a successful relationship, try this. Ask them where they went on their honeymoon and book a reservation in the same location. It’s romantic, nostalgic and a unique way to bring some of their traditions into the love that you and yours share. Out of all of our suggestions, when you really stop and think about it, this just might be the best one yet!