(Closed) Vegas / Hawaii / Florida / Mountains in July?

posted 10 years ago in Honeymoons
Post # 17
1941 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

I lived in FL until I was 20 – IT IS HOTTTT in July!!! Hurricane season isn’t as prominent, it gets worse towards end of August/early Sept. (We had three hurricanes in Sept alone in 2004!)

The only time I’ve been to Vegas was early July in 2007(?) and being outside was miserable. I had a blast poolside during the day and at clubs inside at night, but in-between clubs I felt like I was melting.

I’ve never been to Hawaii, so I can’t speak for the weather there! But either that or the mountains sound beautiful!!

Post # 19
2432 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2009

We did Honolulu, Hawaii in July and loved it. The weather was perfect (usually 80s to lower 90s, and barely any rain – if it did rain, it would blow over really quickly). Very relaxing, lots to see, and plenty of beach to just relax and enjoy your honeymoon.

Post # 20
405 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

We just came back from Hawaii and I would totally recommend Kauai instead of Honolulu. Soooo relaxing and so less “touristy” than Honolulu.  Just a warning though that it is VERY expensive there.  If you can swing it though I absolutely loved it!  

Post # 21
212 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 2017

If you’re looking for beaches that are not urban, steer clear of Oahu (with only very few exceptions).  Most of the places to stay in Maui are landscape-y and resort-y…Kauai and Big Island more authentic and rugged beachy.  Depends on what you enjoy.  There are also non-stops to Vancouver from Hawaii (Alaska Air?) to go straight to mountains, such as Whistler.  Also a 5.5 hr flight.  You could go home-Vegas-Hawaii-Vancouver-home.

Post # 22
95 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

We’re doing NYC for our mini-moon, not sure completely what we are going to do but we’ve never been there so I’m super excited to catch a show visit central park etc. We are meeting with a travel agent and checking out travel books to figure out where to go, but I’m getting super excited. Next year for our one year we are doing Vegas – but in May. I grew up in Arizona so the heat there is awful particularly late July early August. Fortunatley everything is air conditioned – but recognize you won’t want to be outside Florida in my opinion is worse cause you have the humidity (vegas is relatively dry) so it’s even harder to get cool – everything just feels sticky. But what’s most important is to figure out what you want for your honeymoon – beach, amusement parks, shows, etc. Then use that to decide where to go….

Post # 23
1098 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

I say Hawaii!!! Vegas will be hot in July, but that’s why you stay inside or hang at the pool. It’s sooo much fun though 🙂

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