Are you thinking of going on a babymoon? We are sharing babymoon ideas and tips as well as some of the best babymoon locations.
Disclaimer: You should always consult your doctor prior to your babymoon trip.
Babymoons have become a hotter trend in the past few years. A babymoon is a time where the mom-to-be goes on a relaxing vacation prior to the arrival of her newborn.
Should we go on a babymoon?
A babymoon is always a good idea. Soon you will have a new baby and you will have sleepless nights and a little bundle of joy to take care of. People take babymoons for one last hoorah of taking a trip that they can do what they please.
What do you do on a babymoon?
Now that you have decided to take a babymoon you might be wondering what do you do on a babymoon. One simple thing is to relax! Here are some other great ideas as to what to do on a babymoon!
- Get a massage
- Eat at the most amazing restaurants
- Take a road trip
- Get room service
- Binge-watch your favorite show
- Most of all, sleep in!
When Should I go on a Babymoon?
You want to go on your babymoon when you are feeling your best. You probably want to avoid the first semester when you have all those first semester pregnancy symptoms as well as the later weeks during your pregnancy past 36 weeks pregnant.
Tips for Planning a Babymoon
These tips will help you plan and have the best babymoon experience!
Consult your doctor
Before planning your trip talk with your doctor and see if there are any concerns they have with you traveling or any restrictions you should be aware of, including international destinations.
Choose the Isle
When flying choose the isle. This allows you to stretch your legs a bit and it is easier for you to get up and use the bathroom whenever you need to.
Be sure you plan to relax on your trip. This will be the last time you will get to sleep in and have a slower-paced life.
Visit the Spa
Be sure to take advantage of the spa. Get a manicure and a pedicure. Be sure to schedule a prenatal massage and maybe even a facial. Get pampered on your trip.
Take it slow
A babymoon is to enjoy a slower paced life. Skiing the black diamond slopes or surfing might not be the best choices for your trip. But, try things like kayaking, cross country skiing or even an easy hike (just be sure to take lots of breaks and drink plenty of water).
Babymoon Location Ideas
There are so many great babymoon locations throughout the country as well as the world. If you are concerned about flying or are on travel restrictions, there are so many great places to see right around where you live.
Charleston, South Carolina
Charleston, South Carolina is known for its shopping, history, and amazing restaurants making it a great place to go on your babymoon.
While visiting there are plenty of places to get pampered at local spas even one at the hotel. There are also plenty of places to walk to if you stay in the heart of the historic district.
Hot Springs, Arkansas
Hot Springs, Arkansas is another great babymoon destination if you want a smaller town trip. Find a fun bed and breakfast place for an even more quaint feel that will help you really relax.
There are so many fun places to visit and wander and the people are so friendly making it a fun getaway.
Lake Tahoe, California
Growing up in California I escaped to Lake Tahoe for my babymoon. We stayed at a local ski resort village which was so fun. My husband skied during the day while I went to the spa and then we would eat at the most amazing restaurants at night.
If you choose Lake Tahoe you will be emersed in gorgeous views that will have you in awe.
If you really want to escape head to Nantucket, Massachusetts. It is 35 miles of the coast of Cape Cod and is worth the effort to get there.
It is filled with gorgeous beaches, sailboats and more.
This town reminds us all what simple living is and is perfect to put your feet up and relax.
Park City Utah
Park City, Utah is another babymoon destination that many people travel to. There is shopping, skiing, relaxing, and more while visiting this truly incredible city that is tucked into the mountains in Utah.
You can’t help but relax in Maui, Hawaii on your babymoon. It is peaceful and is a much slower-paced life than we are used to. At most resorts, you will find so much to do including great restaurants, pools, and the beach.
When you visit Hawaii there is something for everyone no matter what level of activity you want to participate in.
If you want to escape from the hustle and bustle of the USA, then head to the Caribbean. The water is the clearest you will ever find it and the beaches are epic. You will find several all-inclusive resorts to choose from so that once you arrive you don’t have anything to worry about!
Turks and Caicos
Relaxing is at your fingertips when you visit Turks and Caicos as your babymoon destination. Visit the spa, sit on the beach and sightseeing is a must because of the incredible scenery.
This is a place you will want to visit over and over again.
We hope you enjoyed these babymoon ideas. No matter what you choose for your babymoon destination, the most important thing is that you have fun and relax. What do you want to do on your trip? Share in the comments!