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Honeymoon Close to Home

Some newlyweds are looking for staycation honeymoons to keep costs down.

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    With the cost of travel skyrocketing, some newlyweds are choosing to stay local for their honeymoons.

    From vineyards to the shoreline, rolling hills to cities, Connecticut is home to many beautiful locations. Here are 5 Connecticut staycations that will make your honeymoon seem far from home.

    • Mystic:  Mystic is New England charm at its finest. Shop in the one-of-a-kind downtown area, admire the tall ships in the seaport, or take a historic stroll in Olde Mistick Village. You can even stop in at the Mystic Aquarium. Mystic’s beautiful scenery along with its rich heritage makes for charming and romantic honeymoon destination.

     

    • New Haven:  Bright lights meet the Long Island Sound in New Haven.  The city is home to world-class dining, theaters, nightlife, and ocean-side parks. The vibrant art scene and world-famous pizza joints are a must-do for any visit. Whether you want your honeymoon to be eventful or relaxing, New Haven may be the place for you.  

     

    • Old Saybrook:  From coves and beaches to scenic views and Downtown Shops, Old Saybrook is a lovely shoreline destination. Located in the lower Connecticut River Valley, Old Saybrook brings to life rich history and seaside tradition. With bed and breakfasts, spas and inns, this small town combines natural treasures with elegant accommodations. Make the most of downtown shopping and natural beauty in this honeymoon staycation.

     

    • Litchfield Hills:  Vineyards, spas, and lavish dining are just some of the incentives for choosing Litchfield Hills for your honeymoon destination. Enjoy a vineyard wine tasting or a stroll in one of the many charming parks. Autumn honeymooners can take advantage of the areas leaf-peeping traditions. The abundance of bed and breakfasts, along with quaint stables and antique shops make for an elegant trip.  

     

    • Foxwoods/Mohegan Sun:  Las Vegas has long been a wedding and honeymoon destination, but Connecticut’s casinos could be a less expensive alternative. Relax with lavish spa treatments and elegant dining, or experience world-class entertainment at the theaters and clubs.  With many shops and eateries, you’ll never run out of things to do at Connecticut’s casinos.