March 25, 2010, 3:28 p.m. by SMARTBRIDE

High Altitude Honeymoon in Sedona, Arizona

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With milder temperatures than the rest of Arizona, Sedona is the perfect honeymoon spot for outdoor enthusiasts who would rather spend their time exploring than in an air conditioned suite. Romantic and picturesque, Sedona is also a great location for a North American "destination wedding".



Honeymooners and wedding guests alike can experience hiking, golfing, wineries, spas and sightseeing all within the area. Even the Grand Canyon is a perfectly doable day trip.



Here are some of our best tips to experience the legendary Red Rock Country.



Cozy Cactus Bed & Breakfast Sedona Arizona
View from the back patio of Cozy Cactus Bed & Breakfast

June 24, 2010, 8:34 a.m. by SMARTBRIDE

Top Honeymoon Locations Vetted by the Experts

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We're blessed to have a whole team of travel agents working to find some of the best honeymoon spots around the world. Sending thousands of couples on honeymoons every year, our friends at Sears have picked their 5 favorites including: Excellence Cancun, El Dorado Royale, The House Barbados, Couples San Souci and Four Seasons Paris.



Excellence Riviera Cancun Honeymoon


Read on for more info on all their favorites and expert tips on how to enjoy these resorts to the max!

March 11, 2010, 8:56 a.m. by SMARTBRIDE

Honeymoon Series - The Best Beaches and Butlers in the Bahamas

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Look no further - the ultimate beach honeymoon destination has arrived. I'm drooling over the pictures of this former Four Seasons resort turned Sandals exclusive, and debating renewing my 3 year-old vows simply to create an excuse for another honeymoon. Now, all I have to do is convince my husband.


I think he can be persuaded. Once I unveil my in-depth research, there is no way he can decline this all-butler experience. Read on for more of what you can see and do at the Sandals Emerald Bay, Great Exuma. Make sure you take advantage of the amazing deals at the bottom of the article including 65% off, free nights, spa credits and more.



Sandals Emerald Bay Resort Bahamas Honeymoon All Inclusive Butler

Feb. 11, 2010, 7:51 a.m. by SMARTBRIDE

Honeymoon Series: Urban Chill - San Francisco

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Big cities aren't normally big honeymoon destinations. Then again, surfing and vineyards aren't activities you can squeeze in before dinner in most big cities. If you're the kind of urban vacationer who gets restless after more than two days of sunbathing, San Francisco offers world-class culture, shopping and food, but also easy access to beaches, the wine country, and other escapes from the city heat.


San Francisco honeymoon


What to Do IN San Francisco:

March 4, 2010, 11:47 a.m. by SMARTBRIDE

Honeymoon Series: Exotic Egypt

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I don't know about you, but I've always wanted to go to Egypt…the history of this place absolutely blows my mind. My husband and I decided to head off to exotic Egypt for our honeymoon. We travel quite a bit and wanted our honeymoon to be really special, so Egypt it was!


Exotic Egypt: The Sphinx
The Majestic Sphinx at Giza Pyramids


Depending on the amount of time you have you should definitely venture out of Cairo, after seeing the Giza pyramids of course, and head down to the Luxor area. Here, the Valley of the Kings and many other dramatic and spectacular temples await.


Read on for more information on where to stay and what to do in the Luxor Valley.