From luxurious lodges and quaint inns to charming B&Bs and glamping getaways, these country honeymoon destinations are full of secluded romance.
At this 37,000-acre working Montana ranch, your honeymoon companions will include 300 resident elk and a couple hundred Black Angus cows roaming the rolling pastures. You'll also get to enjoy all the usual authentic dude ranch vacation activities like trail riding, chuck wagon dinner experiences, and cattle drives. The difference is, is also committed to luxury, so when you pull off your cowboy boots at night, you'll be bedding down in one of 28 luxury vacation homes or one of the five glamping camps, each with six tents, on the banks of the legendary Blackfoot River. We're talking real beds, electricity, spacious decks, ensuite bathrooms, and personal camping butlers. Each camp also features a dining pavilion with spectacular river views and gourmet cuisine. Paws Up even has three "honeymoon tents" with bathtubs built for two!
is an intimate, all-inclusive country hideaway set among 300 acres of meadows and woodlands in a lush New England valley. Author Sinclair Lewis purchased the property in 1928 for his new wife, Dorothy Thompson, and the romantic vibe has not diminished since then. Decorated in a blend of American folk and contemporary art, the private accommodations and common spaces have a rustic elegance. Twenty distinctive lodgings feature king-size feather beds and sitting areas with wood-burning fireplaces that open onto screened porches. Whimsical cottages are also tucked away in the property's secluded woodlands. The exceptional cuisine, which reflects the changing seasons and is inspired by Twin Farms' estate-grown herbs and vegetables, is backed by a 15,000-bottle wine cellar. On-site activities include hiking, biking, tennis, pond swimming, fly fishing and canoeing during the warmer months. In winter, guests enjoy private downhill ski slopes, trails for cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing as well as ice skating and sledding with all equipment provided. Not convinced yet? The property also has a Japanese-style soaking tub and spa. Heaven!
Nestled at the foot of Mount Race, the authentically rustic claims to be "chintz-free" and embodies the casual and community-focused vibe of its Berkshires locale. Meandering footpaths connect the restored lodge, barns and cottages, all converted into comfortable accommodations and spacious common spaces. Its Stagecoach Tavern restaurant, which serves a seasonal, locally-sourced menu, dates back to 1740 when it was a carriage barn for the farm's first hand-hewn beam house; in 1829 the structure first operated as a tavern and was, in fact, a stagecoach stop. Today's guest rooms have been creatively carved out of former hay barns and lofts, ice houses, dairy rooms, cow stalls, and wagon floors dating from the late 1700s to mid- 1850s. Even a former Poor House, built in 1857 when the town decided to use the farm as a place where the downtrodden could support themselves, has been transformed into four charming rooms. Extensive hiking trails are right outside your door, and it's just a short jaunt to check out the must-see views from the top of nearby Race Brook Falls, and the Appalachian Trail.
Located on the banks of the Delaware River in Bucks County, is a romantic bed-and-breakfast that combines French country charm with American simplicity. Built in 1836 as a private residence, the building has served as a general store, bakery, pool hall, and apartments before being converted into an inn in 1981, uncovering old plank wood floorboards and vintage fireplaces in the process. Since then, the owners have done many more renovations, including the addition of the Delaware Suite and the luxurious Tree House, both favorites with honeymooners. The charming guest rooms offer river views, fireplaces, Jacuzzi tubs, two-person showers, and screened porches. Ask about having a casual country dinner for two served fireside in your room or enjoying breakfast in bed. A favorite landing spot for couples? The Bridgeton House's dock is a perfect locale to watch some amazing sunsets.
When newlyweds step onto this scenic desert property, one of the country's largest working dude ranches, they'll be swept away into an authentic western romance set among the soaring cacti-laden trails of the Saguaro National Park. With no TVs in the guest rooms, 160 horses roaming around on-property pastures, and Southwestern cookouts set under starry desert skies, provides the perfect setting for couples looking to connect with one another and the great outdoors. Couples can literally ride into the sunset during a private guided horseback ride to the historic Homestead or relax by the fireplace in their Hacienda. The ranch offers a variety of lodging options that feature spectacular scenic views of the desert mountains, including the Casitas, which are authentically decorated with traditional adobe walls and Santa Fe style architecture. Three daily meals and a long list of daily activities come along with all-inclusive rates, making it easy for couples to let wedding-planning stress melt away during their stay.
Built in 1886 at the height of the Gold Boom, the is a lovely old hotel located on the tiny main street of a quaint mining town. With the soaring cliffs of the San Juan Mountains surrounding it, the town has been dubbed the "Switzerland of America." The region offers a variety of outdoor activities from fly fishing and hiking to white water rafting and horseback riding (and don't forget taking a dip in the sulfur-free hot springs pool!). At the hotel's spa, you can see the mountaintops from the treatment tables or soak in the private hot tub with views of Cascade Falls. All of the 13 guest rooms and suites offer stunning views of either Cascade Falls, Twin Peaks or Mount Abrams — and due to the historic nature of the building, no children under the age of 16 are allowed.
This luxurious country inn is set on 265 acres of rolling hills in the heart of Northern Virginia's wine and horse country. With breathtaking vistas of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the surrounding countryside, is a perfect retreat for honeymooning couples. The18 guest rooms and suites in six charming guest houses have been meticulously restored in English and French country styles. Guests may choose individual rooms or suites, or reserve an entire residence for complete privacy, and their own fireplace and hammock. Walk, hike or bike the miles of Goodstone hiking trails and stroll through the property's gardens and farm to meet Oliver, a rescue pig, and Greyson, the stately llama and sheep protector. Enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch in the Woodsy Garden or by Goose Creek, or schedule a massage at the countrified Spa at Goodstone. And, of course, dine at the romantic Goodstone Restaurant where its award-winning fare is farm-to-table.
Located in a peaceful Adirondack mountain setting, is a rustically elegant B&B with five intimate guest rooms, all with large stone fireplaces, private luxury baths with deep-soaking Jacuzzi tubs, and wonderful lake and mountain views. The mission-inspired design of the Adirondack Great Room with its vaulted log ceilings and expansive stone fireplace makes it a perfect place to relax, and other common areas include an outdoor fireplace in a screened-in porch, a wine cellar, game area and more. The 70-acre wooded property borders on pristine Friends Lake, and you can use the lodge's kayaks or lounge in the sun before taking a dip in the lake. During boating season, the nightly stay includes a late afternoon boat tour complete with wine and hors d'oeuvres. There is also hiking, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing right on the property.
This couples-only lakefront escape sits on 300 acres of Midwestern forests and meadows, and is perfect for outdoorsy types who also want to pamper themselves. You can connect with nature while canoeing or swimming in one of the three spring-fed, glacially carved lakes — or test out a pair of loaner snowshoes in the winter — and then retire to either a well-appointed room in the main lodge or to one of the architecturally stunning private cottages. Another lodging option: has a pair of ESCAPE Tiny Houses, each 400 square feet with vaulted ceilings, a fireplace, and a large screened porch with a double lounge chair for relaxing and napping. Wherever you sleep, breakfast and lunch will be delivered to you, and for dinner you can head to the glass-enclosed lakeside dining room for an elegant three-course meal made with produce from the resort's own multi-acre garden and local farms.
In addition to cozy rooms in the main building, the sits on a 500-acre working farm offering five private cottages that look like they were conjured right out of the pages of a fairy tale — but with modern amenities, of course. At the romantic Gardener's Cottage, for example, the hand-hewn stone fireplace in the living room can be seen from the whirlpool spa tub and the two-person shower room is outfitted with a rain showerhead. Eat breakfast in the Old General Store or have it delivered to your door; the innkeepers will also drop off wine and cheese for an evening snack or pack you a picnic for two to take with you as you go for a hike through the lush rolling countryside.
Situated on a pastoral 4,200-acre estate in the Great Smoky Mountains, this intimate luxury hotel has its own farm on the property, which produces heirloom veggies, wild flower honey, farm-fresh eggs, artisan cheeses from East Friesian sheep, and more. Guests can enjoy it all in a combination of refined and rugged fare, dubbed "Foothills Cuisine," served at the property's three restaurants, including The Barn, housed in an 18th century Amish bank barn that also hosts a series of culinary programs. The barn's Farm Kitchen is also where cheese tastings and cooking demonstrations are held. Once satiated, laze away the hours at bird watching by day or star gazing by night. Want to work off your meals? Go for a wildflower hike or enjoy swimming in the pool or a game of tennis. Retreat to one of the luxury cottage suites for a private night where you can relax in a whirlpool tub or in front of a wood-burning fireplace.
The koi ponds with waterfalls and lush landscaping at this ivy-covered B&B village in Texas Hill Country will transport you to another world. Stay in one of 's romantically outfitted rustic log cabins, where a goodie basket of breakfast treats — like homemade cinnamon rolls or breakfast tacos — will be delivered to your door each morning. Cabins include beds decked with hand-stitched quilts, stone wood-burning fireplaces, and covered porches with a double rocker, perfect for morning coffee or evening wine. Just steps away is the acclaimed for upscale Hill Country cuisine served with relaxed Texas hospitality.
Dating back to 1880, this three-story Victorian manor house was once surrounded by more than a thousand acres of hops fields, but now the Sonoma County B&B and its remaining four acres are nestled among the Russian River Wine Valley's many vineyards. Perched above Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grapevines, ringed by redwood forested mountains, and located just a half-mile from the Russian River itself, the has been lovingly preserved to accommodate five guest rooms, all with private baths, and features an enclosed sunroom and wraparound veranda. A hot gourmet country breakfast is served every morning and the innkeepers will help you plan local winery tours, beach trips, redwood forest hikes, and more. Or, you can simply relax while taking in the property's luscious gardens and towering palm trees, or book a massage in your guest room or the spa room.
It's only 25 minutes from Seattle, but you and your spouse can rejuvenate body, mind and spirit at this luxurious haven located on five landscaped acres bordering the Sammamish River in the heart of Western Washington's wine country. Every guest room and suite at the has a stone fireplace and soaking tub for two, plus there is an outdoor heated relaxation pool in the onsite spa. Explore the property's gorgeous gardens, hop on a Willows bicycle for a ride on the Sammamish River Trail, or ask the staff to plan a tour of some of the 100-plus surrounding wineries. Willows Lodge also features the Barking Frog, one of the most highly regarded restaurants in the Northwest, as well as the world-renowned Herbfarm, Washington state's only five-star restaurant.
Cabin living in North Georgia lets you become part of the tranquil mountain atmosphere, and each of 's secluded honeymoon chalets is surrounded by wooded hills and pristine air. Relax in a pair of rocking chairs — every room has two —while drinking your morning coffee and taking in the breathtaking views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, or take a leisurely stroll around the property and enjoy the lush green grass. Other onsite amenities include a swimming pool, outdoor Jacuzzi spa, tennis courts, stocked trout ponds, hiking trails, horseback riding, and a horse-drawn carriage ride. At the Dillard House restaurant, enjoy generous portions of homemade family-style Southern dishes made from recipes handed down over the years from Dillard House chefs and generations of Dillard family members.