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October/November Honeymoon?

FI and I are getting married in late October or early November of next year. We are starting to think about the honeymoon but don't know where to start with locations. We will have a relatively small budget, which means we'll probably need to stay in North America. I was thinking maybe going to see the leaves in the Northeast, but I think that our timing would be too late for that. I don't like the beach, but we do like outdoorsy activities. Any suggestions?
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Re: October/November Honeymoon?

  • climbingsingleclimbingsingle NYC 'burbs member
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    Where are you traveling from? What is your budget? Can you fly, or are you planning on driving somewhere? 

    Key West is fun - not beachy 
    New Orleans 
    Smoky Mountains - TN or NC 
    Poconos 
    Catskills in NY 
    Vermont - lots of options. It would be passed leaf season though 
    San Fran/Napa 

  • FoxandBunnyFoxandBunny Alabama member
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    Where are you traveling from? What is your budget? Can you fly, or are you planning on driving somewhere? 

    Key West is fun - not beachy 
    New Orleans 
    Smoky Mountains - TN or NC 
    Poconos 
    Catskills in NY 
    Vermont - lots of options. It would be passed leaf season though 
    San Fran/Napa 
    We are in Alabama. We could fly, I just don't think we'd be able to afford tickets to anywhere outside of North America.

    Your suggestions are great! I'll be looking into those.
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  • CMGragainCMGragain member
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    October/November is bargain season for cruises sailing out of Florida.  You can get a fantastic deal on a cruise where the food is already paid for, and on board entertainment is included.  You don't need a passport.  Read my cruise tips on the sticky above.  Cruises are actually cheaper than staying on land, and you could drive to Florida.
    It is too early to book for next year.  About 6 months out is a good time to look for a bargain.
    Suggested cruise destinations - St. Thomas, St. Maarten, Bahamas; or Grand Cayman, Jamaica, and Cozumel, Mexico.  Lots of stuff to do on these islands.
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  • CMGragainCMGragain member
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    Actually, there are some pretty good deals out there, now.  Here are some examples from my favorite travel site.  You have to sign up on it, but they won't bother you.

    http://www.vacationstogo.com/fastdeal.cfm?deal=10915

    http://www.vacationstogo.com/fastdeal.cfm?deal=21522

    http://www.vacationstogo.com/fastdeal.cfm?deal=13646

    http://www.vacationstogo.com/fastdeal.cfm?deal=23631

    Many of these cruises have offers like free drinks, or cruise credit which you can use towards paying your tips.  Many of the cruises feature a day on their private beach in the DR or the Bahamas, but if you really hate the beach, you can relax onboard ship and do something else.

    What is your budget?  There are cheaper, shorter cruises.

    http://www.vacationstogo.com/fastdeal.cfm?deal=17391

    http://www.vacationstogo.com/fastdeal.cfm?deal=30834


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  • particuliersylpheparticuliersylphe My heart belongs to Baltimore. member
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    Northern New York is super beautiful at that time of the year!

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  • I vote Gatlinburg. You guys can get a snuggly cabin for a good price and there's plenty of hiking.
  • CMGragain said:
    October/November is bargain season for cruises sailing out of Florida.  You can get a fantastic deal on a cruise where the food is already paid for, and on board entertainment is included.  You don't need a passport.  Read my cruise tips on the sticky above.  Cruises are actually cheaper than staying on land, and you could drive to Florida.
    It is too early to book for next year.  About 6 months out is a good time to look for a bargain.
    Suggested cruise destinations - St. Thomas, St. Maarten, Bahamas; or Grand Cayman, Jamaica, and Cozumel, Mexico.  Lots of stuff to do on these islands.
    You will need a passport if you take a cruise to any of the listed spots- just FYI!
  • JoanE2012JoanE2012 Exit 21 (Jersey!) member
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    CMGragain said:
    October/November is bargain season for cruises sailing out of Florida.  You can get a fantastic deal on a cruise where the food is already paid for, and on board entertainment is included.  You don't need a passport.  Read my cruise tips on the sticky above.  Cruises are actually cheaper than staying on land, and you could drive to Florida.
    It is too early to book for next year.  About 6 months out is a good time to look for a bargain.
    Suggested cruise destinations - St. Thomas, St. Maarten, Bahamas; or Grand Cayman, Jamaica, and Cozumel, Mexico.  Lots of stuff to do on these islands.
    You will need a passport if you take a cruise to any of the listed spots- just FYI!
    Pretty sure if you're on a closed loop cruise (one that begins and ends from the same US port), you do NOT need a passport.
    CMGragain
  • CMGragainCMGragain member
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    edited December 2015
    Cruises that leave from the USA and return to the USA do not require passports.  Your travel agent (You should use one!) can help you with this.  Don't forget trip insurance!  It is a MUST HAVE!
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  • @lyndausvi,  we have a spammer here!
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