Anniversary Getaways

Written by Christa Gatewood
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When the honeymoon is over, most couples jump into the hustle and bustle of everyday life. They may be involved in their careers, they may have children, or both. Living day to day as a married couple can make finding the romance that was so natural at the beginning of the relationship challenging. It is important, however, that you nurture your marriage and give it the time and attention it deserves. After all, the cornerstone of a happy family is a happy marriage.

Choosing a Getaway Location

An anniversary is the perfect opportunity to give your relationship some extra attention. Why not plan a special getaway just for the two of you? Traveling to an exotic location or even just to a bed and breakfast an hour away can put a little bit of spice back into your marriage.

If you are about to celebrate a milestone anniversary, this is a perfect chance to take a once in a lifetime trip, a second honeymoon. You can talk as a couple about all the places to which you have always wanted to go. There will never be a better time than now. Consider visiting places like the Orient, taking an African safari, or going on a rainforest expedition. You can find vacation packages that are remarkably affordable to some of the most exotic and magnificent locations in the world.

If you don't have the time or money for an exotic getaway, you can always take a driving trip to a local vacation spot. Visiting a romantic bed and breakfast or boutique hotel can be incredibly relaxing. The point is to spend some quality time just with your spouse and celebrate the day you were married. Just remember to get far enough away that your job, your kids, and the rest of the world can't call you back.

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