So you’re tying the knot and looking for the perfect honeymoon destination.  Of course, there are always the tropical villas and the overseas excursions, but what about something a little off the beaten path?  How does a honeymoon full of southern charm and hospitality sound for a stay that will be relaxing, romantic and beautiful in every way?  Well then, look into some of these enchanting honeymoon destinations in Greater Raleigh.

For a luxurious hotel stay during your honeymoon, The Umstead Hotel and Spa in Cary is the perfect destination.  This luxury hotel and spa is boasts casual luxury and sophistication that suits both husband and wife.  You’ll be surrounded by natural beauty, as the hotel is located amidst 12 acres of land and nestled against a beautiful three-acre lake.  Imagine your days full of decadent cuisine at the hotel’s restaurant, Herons; hours of relaxing spa services at the award-winning hotel spa; and enjoyable excursions into the beauty of the Greater Raleigh area.

For something a little more low-key, try booking a stay at the Cameron Park Inn in Raleigh.  The inn’s Rose Suite is a charming and comfortable suite perfect for honeymoon romance.  During your stay, you’ll enjoy a large private bath, cozy sitting room, private driveway and entrance and a private Jacuzzi.  The inn’s West Raleigh location is perfectly situated for easy access to amazing shopping, performing arts, concerts, dining and so much more in the area.

Looking to get away from it all and spend some true one-on-one time with your new husband or wife?  Greater Raleigh is packed full of lakes and natural settings where you can rent out a secluded cabin or cottage for a relaxing honeymoon retreat.  Try looking near Lake Johnson, Lake Crabtree or Lake Wheeler for a scenic nature getaway.

Greater Raleigh has the beauty, comfort and charm that every honeymoon should have, so make sure to keep this destination in mind when planning your post-wedding vacation.