You don’t have to venture cross country or to a secluded beach a few plane rides away to enjoy a romantic honeymoon getaway after your big day. There are a number of quaint, romantic spots tucked into every corner of our landlocked region to enjoy. Here are a few of our favorites:
1. The Inn at Irwin Gardens (Columbus, Ind.)
This 1910 Edwardian mansion offers guests a rare opportunity to experience early 20th century luxury and culture. This Italianate-style home offers breathtakingly beautiful gardens to explore as well.
2. Hotel Blackhawk (Davenport, Iowa)
This historic hotel got a major facelift and is now part of Marriott’s exclusive Autograph Collection. How often can you put hip together with historic? Rooms have an Art Deco vibe, and amenities include a pool, sundeck and even a basement bowling alley.
3. The Castle Inn Riverside (Wichita, Kan.)
True to its name, the Castle Inn is built to model a real Scottish castle in 1888. It’s soaring ceilings, Grecian fireplace, rich architecture and gorgeous stained glass make it a perfect honeymoon locale.
4. French Lick Resort (French Lick, Ind.)
Don’t be fooled by its off-beat name, this resort offers a variety of luxurious amenities and a breathtaking 600-foot glass dome. Direct from Europe, The Spa at West Baden is perfect also perfect for a romantic couples massage. For the outdoor lovers, enjoy your time poolside, golfing or at the stables.
5. Spearfish Canyon Lodge (Lead, South Dakota)
This upscale resort is located in the heart of a beautiful canyon. Couples can enjoy picturesque views of lofty pines and cliffs at almost every turn. In the summer, you can even hike to waterfalls and enjoy numerous groomed trails.