Ace Hotel, Portland, Oregon
Not a fan of the polish of LA, or the flashiness of Miami? Portland, Oregon, is for you. It’s hipster-to-the-max with awesome micro-breweries, food carts, urban wineries, quirky coffee shops, and a mind-blowing music and arts scene. There are a handful of honeymoon-worthy places to stay, but our pick is the Ace Hotel, which is within strolling distance of Pearl District, with its vibrant boutiques, bookshops and restaurants. If you know its first British opening in London (Shoreditch, of course), the Ace brand is casual – and seriously creative. Expect graffiti-style art on your bedroom wall, exposed, brushed metalwork in the restaurant and a vintage photobooth, just, well, ‘because’. Want to try one of the best cocktails in the city? Head downstairs to the basement bar, Pépé Le Moko – it does a mean Amaretto Sour.
Wow Factor Check out nearby bakery Voodoo Doughnut for coffee, and, you guessed it, doughnuts with a spooky twist.
Go A Superior Deluxe Corner Suite costs from £215 per night; acehotel.com. Flight time: 14 hours, 30 minutes.
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