Honeymoon Hotspot: Cumberland Island, Georgia

honeymoon destination
Cumberland Island, GA

If you really want to get away from it all and unplug, head to Georgia’s southernmost barrier island. There won’t be other tourists cramping your newlywed style — just nature, the beach and you two. The charming spot embodies the same understated elegance as its most famous guests — Carolyn Besette-Kennedy and JFK Jr., who hosted their super-secret nuptials on the island in 1996. You have only two options on Cumberland Island for accommodations: one of the National Park Service-regulated campsites or the 16-room Greyfield Inn, a secluded four-story converted Carnegie mansion set on 18 miles of white sand.