You’ve always dreamt of the perfect honeymoon...a kiss under the Eiffel Tower, a glass of wine in a Tuscan vineyard, perhaps lounging seaside on the French Riviera. These destinations are popular for a reason—it’s impossible to be there and not get caught up in romance. So go with your heart and take a trip that’s tried and true...and truly unforgettable at one of our classic honeymoon hotels.
Walk hand-in-hand down the Champs Élysées, share a croque monsieur in a charming patisserie, and of course capture that classic Eiffel Tower kiss. Or perhaps get a caricature drawn on the banks of the Seine, see the sights of the Louvre, and behold the Gothic wonder of Notre Dame. Hollywood is right—Paris is simply made for romance.
Best Time to Travel: All year, but summer is peak season.
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For lovestruck couples, Italy is ideal. Exploring ancient ruins, taking a romantic gondola ride, and enjoying exquisite Tuscan cuisine—that’s just the beginning. And with beautiful properties in Italy’s most desirable cities, including Rome, Naples, Venice and Florence, Holiday Inn is everywhere your honeymooning hearts take you.
Best Time to Travel: Spring and Autumn for ideal temperate weather.
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No matter how many times you’ve been to the Big Apple, there’s always something new to discover, and a new way to experience the city. So if you’ve seen the famous sights, get creative. Dine at hush-hush local hotspot, check out an off-Broadway show, and absorb the flavour of the city’s many unique neighborhoods.
Best Time to Travel: There is never a bad time to be in New York City.
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Planning a wedding or honeymoon? There is perhaps no better way to celebrate the biggest moment of your grown-up life than to feel like a kid again. Get away from the adult world and immerse yourself in the magic of Mickey’s epic wonderland. Whether it’s your first time or a nostalgic return, a trip to Walt Disney World® Resort is sure to be nonstop fun—and Holiday Inn offers on- and off-site hotels to make your stay extra-special.
Best Time to Travel: Disney World is magical all year long.
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Having hosted loveswept couples for nearly two centuries, Niagara Falls may be America’s oldest honeymoon destination. And once you glimpse the roaring white water and feel the cool spray against your face, you’ll understand why so many have made the lovers’ pilgrimage to this awe-inspiring place.
Best Time to Travel: Summer, since some areas are closed in winter.
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While young backpackers may be drawn for different reasons, the Dutch capital offers some of Europe’s most beautiful scenery. And whether you rent traditional cruiser bicycles or wander the cozy streets on foot, you’re sure to enjoy the intimacy and tranquility of this canal-crossed city. Don’t miss tulip fields, windmills and stroopwafeln for a truly Dutch experience.
Best Time to Travel: Amsterdam is attractive all year.
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Island-hopping in Greece is as classic a honeymoon as they come—both because of the splendor of the ancient ruins and the fact that so many couples have made this memorable odyssey before. From the black sand beaches of Santorini to the olive orchards and vineyards of the mainland, Greece gives its guests ample romantic experiences.
Best Time to Travel: The beginning and end of summer (peak season).
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For many honeymooners, the glamour of the French Riviera is hard to beat. Yachts prowl the blue waters as tourists people-watch at seaside cafes and restaurants. In the past, the vibrant Mediterranean colours attracted painters like Monet, Picasso and Matisse—and the scenery is sure to make your jaws drop as well.
Best Time to Travel: June to September for warm temperatures
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Brush up on your language skills before you leave. It will help with ordering food—and you can whisper sweet Spanish nothings into your beloved’s ear as your enjoy the stunning sights of this incredible country. And with hotels in vibrant Madrid, funky Barcelona, and friendly Malaga, Holiday Inn welcomes you in all the most scenic places.
Best Time to Travel: Summer for warm weather and fun festivals.
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