(Closed) Planning an anniversary trip. Which would you choose?

posted 6 years ago in Travel
  • poll: Which trip sounds the best for our anniversary?
    San Francisco : (18 votes)
    29 %
    Cruise to Bermuda : (8 votes)
    13 %
    Disney : (5 votes)
    8 %
    Caribbean cruise : (23 votes)
    37 %
    NYC : (6 votes)
    10 %
    Boston : (2 votes)
    3 %
  • Post # 3
    494 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: July 2011

    I would probably go on one of the cruises.  San Francisco is neat but I don’t know what you would do there for five days.  I might have that opinion because i’ve been there a billion times so maybe you could find enough stuff to keep yourselves occupied, who knows.

    Post # 4
    1423 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: March 2013

    I’d go for Boston, but that’s a personal preference since I and Fiance want to go at some point. Also, we’re also just fonder of taking “trips” that are closer to home to avoid high costs of travel.

    Post # 5
    485 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    If it were me, I’d go to NYC. But that’s just because neither of us have ever been (well, I technically have but was like 4 so don’t remember!). However, you don’t seem crazy about doing that… So I voted for the Eastern Caribbean cruise. Cruises are wonderful,  so easy, and it sounds like it is going to some neat places. I am definitely pro-cruise!

    Post # 6
    3624 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    Bermuda cruise! Especially if he doesn’t like flying, it’s the best option.

    Post # 7
    6512 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I live in NYC, and I absolutely love it, so the idea of visiting and enjoying splurges sounds like a great idea to me πŸ™‚  If you come here and want to add some beach time in to the mix, I’d recommend Sandy Hook, a beach island about an hour south of the city (or a 30 minute, gorgeous ferry ride).  We always say that Sandy Hook feels like we’ve flown somewhere for a vacation, so it might be a good option.  There are a ton of different beaches to choose from, too, including a nude beach!

    Post # 8
    1101 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    Carribean cruise sounds amazing to me!! πŸ™‚ San Francisco is cool, but the Carribean beats it for me lol

    Post # 9
    2693 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2008

    Though I’ve never been on one, cruises to me sound miserable.  I dont’ know what it is, but I have no desire to be crammed into cabins on a ship with thousands of other people vying for space and activities.  I know lots of people LOVE them, but I’d rather see the carribbean from a hotel/resort. 

    If your Darling Husband doesn’t like flying, out of those options I’d pick NYC.  It’s a different pace than the islands, and you’re familiar so it’s easy to know where to go and what to see.  Plus, I love love love NYC and have been fortunate to go several times…I would love more opportunities to go because it’s a spectacle in and of itself.  If he’s never been and has you to show him around like a pro–I’d say go that route.  Eat the best food, and take advantage of everything you can w/in your budget!

    Post # 11
    3624 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    @UpstateCait:   Could you go on another cruise line? That could be a different experience. Could he get some xanax for the flight? I’m really not trying to push drugs on anyone, but it could be very helpful.

    Also re: Disney – my parents took me and my sister when we were 8 and 5, and we did Tower of Terror and the roller coasters!

    Post # 12
    866 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: December 2011

    Even though I’m from Boston and would normally promote my hometown, it’s not going to be much different from NYC in October. 

    I was in SF in September, but had unseasonably warm temps. You’ll likely have 40-50 degree days, wind & rain, and maybe a few days of sun and near-60. Cold at night, especially on the water. Wine country would have slightly better weather, but you’d need to rent a car for a minimum of 1 day. Five days is enough for Alcatraz, the MoMA, the Wharf, Golden Gate Park, China Town, and a day in wine country. Strongly suggest Muir Woods if you go, the giant redwoods are truly magnificent.

    Bermuda… again, I didn’t go in Oct. so I don’t know the fall weather. But if it’s a “sure thing” that you’ll enjoy, maybe do it and add some things you didn’t have or do the first time around. Upgrades? Anything you didn’t see on the island the first time, or wish you’d done? If there’s enough to keep you both happy and occupied, I’d say go for it and relive those Honeymoon memories πŸ˜€

    Disney… nothing to say here, I haven’t been since I was 12.

    Eastern Carib… well, probably the warmest trip! No experience here.


    Post # 13
    7770 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2010

    I love San Fran!  I would go somewhere new πŸ™‚

    Post # 14
    4887 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    D: none of the above; go to an all-inclusive in Mexico/Dominican Republic πŸ™‚  I swear I’m not a shill but I LOVE the website http://www.travelbyjen.com – she has some amazing deals.

    Post # 15
    4464 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: February 2012

    Honestly I’m going to go with New York. I know cruises are great but since I’ve only ever been on one (Disney cruise) and I felt it’s something I can live without as far as vacations, but I’ve been to New York multiple times and never even begun to experience the glamour and awesome fun times that the city has to offer, I vote for New York. Especially if you have money saved up for the vacation, go to NYC and spend a week in luxury there. My backup option to this would be San Fran!

    Post # 16
    1414 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    Caribbean cruise!

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