Planning a wedding is intense, so chances are you’ll take a few days off of work prior to the big day to handle last-minute details and greet your incoming guests. So, if you can’t get away right after the wedding for whatever reason (kids, busted budget, burned vacation time, etc.), why not plan a mini moon? After you say goodbye to the idea of Tahiti or Paris, shift your focus to mini moons — mini vacations that are easier on the wallet, only require a weekend and aren’t far from your front door.

Check out these six special mini moons:

LOVE AT THE LAKE: Load up the car with wine and cards, and head to the family lake house for a cute, cozy getaway.

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CITY JAUNT: If you live in a suburb or just outside of a major city, grab a hotel room downtown for an urban escape that will make you feel like you’re miles from home.

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ROAD TRIPPIN’ WRAPPED IN LOVE: Pack picnic essentials and head on a road trip to a nearby destination for an unforgettable adventure on wheels.

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POST-WEDDING WINE TASTING: Continue toasting your love by wine tasting in the local wine country, followed by an evening at a B&B.

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SMOOTH SKIING: You’ll be the sweetest snow bunnies on the mountain.

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HELLO, STAYCATION: Staycations are all the rage. Draw the blinds, bundle up in blankets and put the phones away for a no frills, relaxing weekend.

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