Romantic Honeymoon VacationIdeas in Michigan

Michigan Honeymoon

At first glance, Michigan may not seem like a typical place for a romantic honeymoon vacation.

However, with the beautiful scenery and unique destinations, Michigan has a lot of unforgettable vacation ideas to offer. Whether you are looking for a honeymoon on one of the surrounding lakes or prefer to have your honeymoon inland, you are sure to find the best couples vacations.

One of the best times to visit is early spring to late autumn. Michigan offers a picture perfect setting with the colorful fall foliage. During the summer months, the temperature generally run in the upper 70’s to lower 80’s. The nights are often much cooler.

Mackinac Island

One of the most popular romantic honeymoon vacation spots is Mackinac Island . (We did this one!!!) While on the island you are sure to enjoy carriage rides and moonlight strolls along the lakeshore boardwalk. If you desire, you can tour Mackinac Island from the luxury of your own horse drawn carriage. This drive-it-yourself opportunity is a great way to truly experience the island.

If you enjoy butterflies, there are several opportunities to indulge your pleasure. The Wings of Mackinac Butterfly Conservatory offers beautiful gardens where you can enjoy a large variety of different butterflies. Another option for viewing butterflies is at the Mackinac Island Butterfly House. While at the house, you can stroll through a garden while enjoying 500 to 700 butterflies from around the world.

Traverse City

Wine and Cheese Plate

Another great place to visit for a fabulous honeymoon vacation is Traverse City. If you are planning a fall getaway, Traverse City offers a wide variety of options. The grapes in the city are ripe, the scenery is breathtaking and the air has a crisp feel to it. The Old Mission and Leelanau Peninsulas which surround Traverse City are known for their picturesque vineyard and exquisite wineries. Also in Traverse City is the Sleeping Bear Dunes National lake shore. The shore offers breathtaking views of Lake Michigan from the top of the dunes.


Another great choice for an amazing honeymoon vacation is Holland. Although it consists of traditional Dutch architecture, today’s Holland also represents a diverse culture with affability and charm. There are a variety of different recreational activities, performing and visual arts, wonderful beaches, Dutch attractions and magnificent opportunities for shopping. In Holland’s Washington Square, you can find an upscale bar, Italian deli, classic pizza joint and a down home restaurant.

No matter what part of the state you choose for your romantic honeymoon, you are sure to be pleased and delighted with all of the breathtaking scenery and wonderful attractions. Depending on what time of year you are planning your getaway, there are different locations that will meet your needs. During the summer, the beaches and shores will offer a perfect destination. However, if you are looking for a fall honeymoon, the state will offer a variety of options, perfect for any getaway. At first glance, Michigan may not seem like a place for a romantic honeymoon. However, after further looking into it, you will quickly find that it has a lot to offer for someone who is looking for the perfect honeymoon getaway.

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