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10 Ideal Babymoon Destinations

Planning a babymoon before your next baby? Check out our list of the 10 most ideal babymoon destinations to help you plan your getaway!

Updated April 8, 2024

Babymoons can be a wonderful way to relax and reflect with your partner or friends before your little bundle of joy arrives. In the fast-paced culture that we live in today, taking the time to slow down, count your blessings, and rejuvenate your mind and body before your child’s birth will supercharge your battery and give you reserves of strength to draw from when those sleepless nights begin. You will head into your delivery and the postpartum recovery with happy memories of your special vacation and a deep sense of renewal and wonderment. Below are ten ideal babymoon destinations to consider visiting as you plan your special, one-of-a-kind trip.

10 Babymoon Destinations

1. Sedona, Arizona

You’ll love escaping to a serene landscape and a relaxed atmosphere. Check out the packages offered at L’Auberge de Sedona, a resort situated beside Oak Creek and a resort known for providing wonderful babymoon experiences. This desert oasis is surrounded by beautiful, dramatic red rock formations and lots of activities to do in nature. If you’re up for it, check out the countless hiking trails around Sedona. Or enjoy a four-course meal at one of the restaurants along the creek. Rooms come with private fireplaces and an outdoor cedar shower. And you can enjoy perks like meditation, chakra-healing sessions, and prenatal spa treatments.

2. Nassau, Bahamas

This dreamy vacation spot offers babymooners a relaxed and fun beach getaway. Check out Breezes Bahamas, located on Cable Beach in Nassau. You can dip your toes in the turquoise water or lay back on the warm sand. Enjoy amenities such as an all-inclusive dining option, full-service seaside spa, fitness center, beachfront cabana service, and plenty of fun outdoor activities. They offer several packages and add-ons for your babymoon, which allow you to bundle and save on multiple services like spa treatments and facials.

3. Washington, Connecticut

Visit this picturesque Connecticut town that dates to the 1700s and is home to the renowned Mayflower Inn and Spa. This gem of a getaway for parents-to-be describes itself as an exquisite country retreat that defines New England elegance. Indeed, the inn has an extensive list of services for mom-to-be. Check out the spa treatments that include everything from reflexology to shiatsu to a bump photoshoot. If you want to explore further, there are nature preserves and antique shops in town. It’s a perfect place to peruse for a unique addition to your baby’s nursery!

4. Jersey City, New Jersey

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This special city is home to The Hyatt House and is an ideal babymoon destination. It’s known for its cozy guestrooms, extra-plush beds, a fully functioning kitchen, contemporary décor, and stunning views of the Manhattan skyline. This location brings you close enough to the Big Apple without the busy rush. If you feel like stretching your legs and getting outside, spend the day strolling the local Exchange Place District. Or ride a 15-minute train to lower Manhattan for shopping and tourist stops. Or ride the ferry to Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty.

5. Victoria, British Columbia

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If you’re looking for royal treatment, try heading to the historic Fairmont Empress Hotel in Canada. They offer amazing spa treatments, a famous Afternoon Tea with lots of indulgent snacks to satisfy your pregnancy cravings, and grand hallways you can marvel at as you walk through. The hotel overlooks the city’s sparkling Inner Harbor and is located next to museums, boutiques, cafes, and restaurants. They also offer bus tours that leave from the hotel if you’re feeling adventurous and want to explore tourist attractions in British Columbia.

6. Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts

Feel your stress melt away upon arrival at Martha’s Vineyard. Book a room and babymoon package at the Harbor View Hotel, located close to the beach and downtown Edgartown. This unique hotel boasts a 19th-century main house with a water view and private porch. Treat yourself to the ultimate New England experience with salt spray and history on every corner. Or enjoy an in-room prenatal massage and a 30-minute maternity photoshoot on the beach.

7. Nashville, Tennessee

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If you’re a history or architecture buff, you’ll love Nashville. You’ll especially enjoy the Hermitage Hotel, known for its exceptional customer service and luxury treatment. The hotel has breathtaking architecture showcasing classical Italian and French Renaissance architecture. They also have an on-site spa where you can relax in an oasis of peace and rejuvenation. They offer pet-friendly rooms if you’re hoping to bring your fur baby. And Nashville has plenty of fun bars, boutiques, and musical scenes if you want to have fun and be social.

8. Spencer, Iowa

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Escape the hustle and bustle with a babymoon to The Prairie Flower in Spencer, Iowa. If you’re looking for a no-fuss experience that doesn’t break the budget and brings you back to nature, this is your spot! It is a small-town, family-run operation with acres of farmland that the owners converted back into prairie. During spring and summertime, fields upon fields of rainbow flowers surround this small bed and breakfast. They offer a clean and rustic private cabin with a kitchenette, bathroom, Wi-Fi, and a large comfortable bed. The cabin fills up fast during the warmer months, so book in advance.

9. Cat Spring, Texas

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For a romantic babymoon destination on over 500+ peaceful acres, look no further than Blisswood Bed and Breakfast. They offer a variety of packages for couples and families and special ways to celebrate your relationship as you prepare for your baby’s arrival. Try the in-room couple’s massage or a romantic picnic lunch. They offer photoshoots to capture your most romantic moments, golf carts to roam the picturesque ranch, scrapbooking, and more.

10. Chicago, Illinois

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Visit the Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago for VIP treatment when you’re expecting. You’ll be delighted by sweeping views of Lake Michigan dotted with white sails, a babymoon gift bag, and excellent hotel service. Try a massage and manicure to relax and recharge. Or an in-room gourmet dinner to satisfy your cravings. And, of course, there are lots of fun perks for the dad-to-be—including a “toast to fatherhood” cocktail and cigar from the Seasons Bar. If you feel like exploring, Chicago offers visitors many fun tourist activities, shops, and restaurants.

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Kristen v.H. Middleton is a Clinical Psychologist in training (PsyD), a Yale University graduate, former school teacher and administrator, turned stay-at-home mom. She lives with her husband and children in… Read more

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