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25th Wedding Anniversay Trip Ideas

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25th Wedding Anniversay Trip Ideas

It turns out that the pretty girl who said she would never ever go on a date with me in a million years back in college is now the same one I will be celebrating my 25th wedding anniversary with later this month.

Ultimately, I would just whisk her away to a Caribbean paradise, or take her on a tour of castles in Europe (she loves castles), but with 3 kids in or about to enter college, the budget needs to be cut back a bit for this celebration.

I'm in the North-Eastern U.S., so I was trying to think of ideas for an incredible anniversary trip either in New York City, Philadelphia, or Baltimore (or anywhere in those general areas)

I need an awesome hotel, an awesome dinner, and some awesome venues (theater?, exhibits?)

Thanks in advance for any suggestions...

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1. Re: 25th Wedding Anniversay Trip Ideas

Hotel - Four Seasons

Dinner - Vetri

Venues - Kimmel Center

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2. Re: 25th Wedding Anniversay Trip Ideas

Two American castles:

Fonthill in Doylestown and Cairnwood in Bryn Athyn.

Links:

mercermuseum.org/about-the-museums/…

http://bahistoricdistrict.org/?page_id=55

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3. Re: 25th Wedding Anniversay Trip Ideas

Wow! Thanks. I had no idea there were castles this close to us!

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4. Re: 25th Wedding Anniversay Trip Ideas

If she likes fortress like architecture she'd probably also enjoy Eastern State Penitentiary.

For dinner, other choices you may want to consider would be Butcher and Singer for steak, Il Pittore for Italian, Vernick Food & Drink for New American.

Happy Anniversary!

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5. Re: 25th Wedding Anniversay Trip Ideas

Also take a look at Nemours www.nemoursmansion.org/

and Winterthur www.winterthur.org/

two magnificent DuPont estates.

In Center City, she might enjoy touring Philadelphia City Call, weekdays at 12:30 p.m. The building an amazing Beaux Arts structure, covered with symbolic sculpture by one of the Calders.

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6. Re: 25th Wedding Anniversay Trip Ideas

here's my short list of special occasion restaurants. tripadvisor.com/GoListDetail-i21075-Philadel…

As to things to do, it really depends on your interests. Check out the FAQs and also vistphilly.com for an overview of the various attractions.

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7. Re: 25th Wedding Anniversay Trip Ideas

If you decide on Nemours or Winterthur, or both, consider staying at either Hotel DuPont or Inn at Montchanin nearby. Both very special occasion lodging, both with special occasion restaurants on site.

Edited: 03 June 2013, 05:58
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