A winter wedding usually means a winter honeymoon as well. Many couples opt to escape the cold and head to tropical destinations around the world. However, a growing number of newlyweds are hopping on board one of the biggest winter getaway trends: cold weather vacations.

These chilly destinations make for romantic post-wedding trips, where skiing, spas and fireside drinks are never far away.

Bangor, Maine

Bangor offers winter visitors everything from cozy cottages to pretty bed and breakfasts. Snowmobiling is a big draw, but there are also lots of theatre performances, hiking trails, dog-sledding and day spas.

Hudson Valley, New York

The Hudson Valley may not be far from Buffalo, but cute towns like Rhinebeck and Saratoga Springs welcome honeymooning couples with romantic accommodations and dining options. Mountain resorts, skating rinks, wineries and more are waiting for you!

Montreal, Quebec

For all the romantic vibes of a small European city without the travel time, honeymoon in Montreal. Museums, ice skating, brunch and romantic hotels, with options both downtown and in Old Montreal, make this city a wonderful winter destination.

Montreux, Switzerland

Looking for a picture-perfect winter honeymoon? Look no further than Montreux. This small resort town is nestled into the mountains of western Switzerland, at the eastern end of Lake Geneva. Here, you’ll find stunning views, castles, wine and ice skating.

Philipsburg, Montana

Pair a winter trip to Yellowstone or Glacier National Park with a few days in the darling town of Philipsburg. This mining town has lots of history, perfect for antique hunting, historic hotels and breweries housed in restored buildings.

Reykjavik, Iceland

Is there anything more romantic than hot springs and the Northern Lights? You can find both in Iceland, not far from the capital city of Reykjavik. This city has everything, from museums and shopping to romantic restaurants and high-end hotels.

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