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10 Best Places to Go for Wedding Anniversary in the US

Looking for the perfect U.S. city to spend your anniversary trip exploring? Discover our list of ideal destinations for the ultimate getaway with your loved one.

By Enrique Aguilar

Celebrating your anniversary is a chance to look back on all the amazing memories you and your partner have shared together throughout the years. However, it can be tough to decide on how exactly you’d want to celebrate. Though you could opt in for a classic dinner date, why not level up your celebration and go on an anniversary trip!
Luckily for you, we’ve got the inside scoop on some of the best US anniversary trip destinations for 2023. From popular hot spots to hidden gems, these destinations are sure to impress! Let's get right into it and turn your anniversary into something truly special!

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Aspen, Colorado

Aspen, Colorado

For the adventurous couple who loves the outdoors, Aspen is the perfect destination. Pack your snow boots and hit the slopes for some skiing or snowboarding during winter time. You can also choose to hike or bike through the mountains during the summer and take in the stunning scenery. Year round, this destination is packed with fun activities and perfect for adding excitement to your anniversary celebration.

Miami, Florida

couple on the beach in Miami, Florida
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If you and your partner love a little bit of glamor and sun, Miami is the place for you. Hit up the famous South Beach for some fun in the sun. Afterwards, the two of you can indulge in some delicious Cuban cuisine in Little Havana, and dance the night away at some of the hottest clubs in the country.

Ride in style while you’re out there and rent an exotic car to tour around the city. Don't forget to visit the Wynwood Walls for some amazing street art and unique dining experiences like the Hiyakawa Japanese omakase experience. We also recommend renting out jet skis to splash in some adventure to your trip.

San Francisco, California

San Francisco, California
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For a romantic West Coast anniversary trip, San Francisco is a must-visit destination. Take a romantic stroll through Golden Gate State Park and catch a glimpse of all the lovely sights. Book a ride on the famous cable cars and go up and down the steep hills located all across the city.

You could also enjoy the delicious food offered within different neighborhoods. Make sure to visit Cole Valley and check out Zazie, a French American diner where you can get some of the best french toast in the bay area. Afterwards, you can take a trip down to the Sutro Baths and end your day with a lovely view of the sea!

Taos, New Mexico

Taos, New Mexico

If you're looking for a unique and artistic destination, Taos is the place to consider. This small town in northern New Mexico is home to a vibrant arts scene, with numerous galleries, museums, and festivals throughout the year. Stay in a cozy adobe casita, take a hike in the nearby mountains, and visit the iconic Taos Pueblo for a glimpse into Native American culture.

This is a wonderful destination to get away from it all and unwind together in the sunshine. Remember to pack in your great quality sunscreen to make sure you’re prepared for any sunbathing!

Kauai, Hawaii

Lifeguard station at a beach in Kauai, Hawaii

If you're looking for a tropical destination, Kauai is a great choice for an anniversary trip. This lush and beautiful island is known for its stunning scenery, outdoor adventures, and laid-back vibe.

A popular activity you can book is taking a helicopter tour of the island. This is the best way to take in all the views and see Hawaii like never before! You can also visit any of the sandy beaches along the coast and lay out in the sand as you listen to the waves crashing for a peaceful experience.

Napa Valley, California

Hot air balloons in Napa Valley, California

Next on the list is Napa Valley, California. For the wine-loving couple, this destination is a no-brainer. Take a scenic drive through the vineyards, book a wine tasting tour, or enjoy a romantic dinner at one of the many Michelin-starred restaurants in the area.

And if you're feeling adventurous, why not take a hot air balloon ride over the valley? The views are breathtaking, and it's the perfect opportunity for a memorable photo opportunity.

Asheville, North Carolina

mountains in Ashville, North Carolina

Asheville is the perfect destination for a cozy mountain getaway! Situated in North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains, this quaint town offers visitors an abundance of artistry and culture. Enjoy craft brews from one of its many breweries or savor tasty farm-to-table cuisine for a truly unique dining experience.
Get lost on the Appalachian Trail and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of being on top of a mountain. There’s something special around every corner here! Relax after your adventures with some time spent cozying up by the fire in a nearby cabin and cook up some delicious s’mores!

Chicago, Illinois

View of Chicago River

Chicago, the vibrant metropolis nestled along the shores of Lake Michigan, is an incredible destination in the United States that guarantees an unforgettable anniversary celebration. This dynamic city seamlessly blends culture, architecture, and culinary delights, offering a plethora of experiences that will create lasting memories.

Embrace the city's energetic spirit by taking a romantic stroll along the Magnificent Mile. This upscale shopping district offers a mix of luxury boutiques, department stores, and charming cafes. Treat yourselves to a shopping spree or indulge in a couples' spa retreat to relax and rejuvenate amidst the bustling city.

New Orleans, Louisiana

beignets and coffee in New Orleans

A city known for its rich cultural heritage and vibrant atmosphere, New Orleans offers an intoxicating blend of romance and excitement for couples celebrating their anniversary. Let the rhythm of this captivating city sweep you off your feet as you immerse yourselves in its unique charm.

Begin your journey by indulging in the delectable Cajun cuisine that New Orleans is renowned for. From gumbo to jambalaya, the flavors of the city will tantalize your taste buds and create a culinary experience like no other. Don't miss the opportunity to savor fresh seafood and beignets at the famous Café du Monde, a local favorite for authentic cuisine.

Malibu, California

Beach front view of Malibu, Beach

Nestled along the sun-kissed shores of Southern California, Malibu stands as an incredible anniversary destination in the United States to offer an unforgettable celebration. Known for its breathtaking coastal beauty and laid-back luxury, Malibu exudes a romantic charm that sets the stage for a truly memorable experience.
Indulge in the culinary delights that Malibu has to offer, from upscale oceanfront restaurants to charming seaside cafes. Explore the iconic Malibu coastline by visiting the famed Malibu Pier, where you can enjoy stunning views, indulge in beachside picnics, or try your hand at fishing. A truly wonderful place to celebrate your special milestone together.

New York City, New York

Couple looking at New York City

Come explore the romance that is New York City! This city has it all – history, art, culture and a melting pot of different food. Take an iconic walk through Central Park and take in this urban paradise. It’s the perfect spot to have a picnic and enjoy some nature within the city.

You can plan ahead and book tickets for one of Broadway's top-notch shows. Head over to the top of the legendary Empire State Building and see New York for all its glory. NYC will be sure to captivate your heart nonetheless and give you many opportunities to make your anniversary trip special.

Start Planning Your Anniversary Trip Today!

No matter what kind of anniversary trip you're looking for, there's a unique destination in the US that's perfect for you and your partner.

Ready to start planning your trip? When you book with Celebration Wishes Travel, you can rest assured that every single detail of your trip will be handled with care. Fill out our interest form to learn more today!

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