Maine Mini-Moons

Photo by Emily Delamater Photography

We totally get it: The classic weeklong honeymoon is a dream, but sometimes it’s just not in the cards with your packed schedules and budget goals. No worries, though, because mini-moons are here to save your post-wedding day! Think about it: a two-night escape that’s easy on your calendar and wallet.

Picture this: You’ve just tied the knot in beautiful Maine. Instead of rushing back, why not extend the celebration with a Maine mini-moon? You chose Maine for a reason, and now’s the chance to really soak it in, just the two of you, in a place that’s now a part of your love story.

For those of you getting hitched in your Maine hometown, a mini-moon is the perfect chill-out session after your big day. If you’re marrying in summer or fall, why rush off and miss Maine’s stunning vibes? Hold off on the big honeymoon, maybe swap a chilly March later for a beach getaway, and enjoy a short break with your better half now. It’s a great way to save up for that dream honeymoon later.

We know life’s busy – maybe you’re climbing the career ladder, buying a house, or getting that degree. Whatever’s keeping you from a full-blown honeymoon, a mini-moon is your ticket to some much-needed alone time to celebrate your new life together.

With a Maine mini-moon, you’ve got a whole new side of Maine to discover. Whether it’s chilling on southern Maine’s sandy beaches, cozying up in a midcoast B&B, unwinding by a serene lake, or living it up in a mountain lodge – it’s all here. Think spa days, white water rafting, hiking, skiing, or beach lounging – your pick!

Drive to your mini-moon spot to skip the flight hassle and dive straight into the fun. Many places offer sweet welcome treats like champagne, flowers, or chocolates. And why not surprise your new spouse with something extra special?

Get ready to explore local shops, dine at unique spots, and try out those bucket-list activities. How about a moonlit schooner cruise, ziplining, moped adventures, live concerts, museum visits, skiing, or checking out local breweries and wineries? The options are endless.

But hey, if you’re all about relaxation after the wedding whirlwind, we’ve got you covered. Book a couples’ massage, hit the beach, indulge in room service, or unwind in a Jacuzzi. Remember, it’s all about being together, and a mini-moon can be just as romantic as any traditional honeymoon!

Destinations in Maine



Bar Harbor




Katahdin Region

Kennebec Valley

The Kennebunks





Rangeley Lakes