August 26, 2022 2 min read

Bride’s Guide: Planning a Camping Honeymoon


If you want a special honeymoon experience, why not go camping? It fits every budget and can be tailored to suit every couple. Camping combines adventure with nature’s peacefulness for a truly unique experience.


Here are five things to consider if you’d like to plan a camping honeymoon.

1.   Set Your Expectations


Before you start planning, ask yourself what kind of honeymoon you want. Would you prefer a slow-paced trip with modern amenities? Or does an adventure in the wilderness sound appealing to you?


If you and your significant other are experienced backpackers, you might plan an intense thru-hike or head to Alaska for a taste of the wild. However, newlyweds who want a relaxed honeymoon might prefer a cabin by a quiet lake.

2.   Choose a Destination


Next, it’s time to choose exactly where you’re going. Is there somewhere you’ve always wanted to visit? Talk to your significant other and decide if it sounds like a good fit for your honeymoon.


Your destination will impact everything about your trip, including the weather, your gear and how much you spend. Make sure to budget for transportation and consider the season. There are so many beautiful places to choose from!

3.   Pack Your Gear


Get everything together as early as you can and set it aside so it’s ready to go. If you’re going somewhere remote, triple-check to make sure you don’t forget anything important.


Think about what you’ll need to wear, what you’ll eat and how you’ll navigate throughout your trip. If the weather is warm, consider hammocking. All you need are some suspension straps, a tarp and a stand of sturdy trees.

4.   Plan to Rest


Getting married is extremely exciting, but it’s also a big life transition. Many couples are exhausted after their wedding, so it’s important to make rest part of your honeymoon experience.


It might not be the best idea to hike 50 miles in the first three days after your wedding. If you’re traveling to a far-away destination, plan for plenty of sleep and good food. You’ll thank yourself later!

5.   Laugh Often


Despite your best plans, camping is often unpredictable. You may forget your phone chargers, experience heavy rain or have your food stolen by a bear. This is all part of the fun!


The most challenging trips always make the best memories later. Whatever happens, don’t forget to relax, have fun and laugh often. Your honeymoon doesn’t have to be perfect to be wonderful.

Sleep Under the Stars


Camping is an incredible way to spend your honeymoon. It can be tailored to suit every couple and is the perfect way to make special memories together. Finally, you can check “plan honeymoon” off your list with a smile!