The Great Lakes region in the USA is a ‘great’ place to honeymoon in an under-the radar destination that offers you privacy and romance in a stunningly beautiful setting. Located in North America, the Great Lakes is made up of the states of Michigan, Illinois, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin, all with their own individual charm.
The romantic Jail Hill Inn was previously the county jail for 100 years, offering a different type of ball and chain for prisoners! It was completely renovated in 2015 and is a stunning building with 45 windows (some 9 feet tall), 14 foot tall, curved brick ceilings, original 4th-floor beams and unique vaulted ceilings; the history and architectural detail in the building is significant. The inn also features a 3rd story back deck and yard to enjoy a glass of wine and relax after a busy day in Galena. Each Jail Hill Inn Suite offers a luxurious king size bed with fine linens and pillows, ornate gas fireplaces, all Kohler bathrooms with either a steam shower or bubble massage tub and wet bars with small refrigerators, microwaves, and Keurig coffee systems. When you stay at Jail Hill Inn, you will enjoy a wonderful reception of wine and cheese on your arrival; in your suite, you will find chocolates and chilled champagne. After a great night’s rest, you will enjoy a 3 course, gourmet breakfast in the 1st floor dining room, setting you up for the day in historic downtown Galena.
Canoe Bay, just outside Chetek was designed with romance in mind, as the property is adults-only and each cottage is designed for two. This 300-acre resort is made up of 27 cabins all situated around lakes and standard features in every room are a king bed, fireplace, private deck, and two-person whirlpool tub. Outside activities include canoeing, biking, kayaking, swimming, fishing trips and long, romantic walks
Chateau Chantal is a beautiful winery modelled on a French chateau. It sits atop Old Mission Peninsula with views of both West and East Grand Traverse Bay.
This unique destination combines vineyards and winery, bed and breakfast, winding roads and stunning views to create a romantic getaway. Gourmet breakfast, wine tasting, cellar tour, gorgeous vineyard and bay views included are all included in the experience. Cooking classes, wine seminars, pairing tours and wine dinners are also available.
The historic Hope Glen Farm in Cottage Grove, Minnesota hosts rustic yet elegant barn weddings throughout the warmer months. Just steps away from the barn is an extremely unique honeymoon suite: a luxurious treehouse with a beautiful view of the Hope Glen Farm and surrounding woods. The treehouse features two fireplaces, several outdoor patios, a whirlpool tub, and even a secret room. The Hope Glen Farm is located only 20 minutes from Mall of America in Bloomington, MN.
Wrap yourself in coziness at this ultimate couples’ getaway destination. Surrounded by the gorgeous Hocking Hills State Park, the Inn & Spa at Cedar Falls provides the perfect backdrop for a peaceful honeymoon away from reality.
Enjoy an aromatherapy Jacuzzi bath in your suite, and snuggle up by the warm fireplace in the cottage. For full relaxation, indulge in the couples massage offered at the Inn.
If you want to get out into the naural world, the Inn & Spa at Cedar Falls has hiking trails through Ash Cave and Old Man’s Cave, lined with serene waterfalls and beautiful sites.