Who says you have to leave the Empire State in order to have an especially romantic honeymoon? If you know someone who's getting married, tell them about these 3 lovey dovey places.

Many newlyweds are anxious to spend their honeymoons far away from home, but these New York castles may cause you to rethink your honeymoon itinerary.

Ever since you were a little girl or boy you've wanted to live like a princess or prince, and now's your chance.  How would you like to spend some one on one time in a castle? New York is king of the castles, and fortunately for you, there are plenty of options:

1. Bellhurst Castle (Geneva, NY)

Once you step foot into this beautiful castle, you may not want to leave. According to I love NY. com this romantic place will take your breath away:

This historic 19th century castle inn on Seneca Lake featuring a winery, restaurants and spa. Belhurst is one of the most romantic places in New York State.

 

The rooms are furnished with oriental rugs, beautiful woodwork, and one of a kind antiques. Spend the evening sipping wine while you overlook the lake, or cuddle close  next to your own,  private in room fireplace.

 

2. Singer Castle (Hammond,NY)

Escape to the beautiful Thousand Islands and honeymoon at this historic castle situated on the St. Lawrence River.  While you're there, you and your love can take a romantic stroll around the rose garden.

When it's time to return to your quarters, don't take the stairs, or elevator, choose to enter through a secret passage way instead; nearly every room has an underground, hidden entrance.  According to I love NY .com, the castle itself is around 117 years old:

It was built between 1900 and 1905 by millionaire Frederick Gilbert Bourne, CEO of the Singer Sewing Machine Company, the 28-room Scottish inspired castle

 

 3. Inn at Erlowest and Sun Castle Resort  (Lake George, NY)

Come away to the North Country and nestle together in the scenic Adirondacks. If you appreciate pristine architecture, and crisp mountain air, you and your love need to get away to the castle. According to I love NY. com:

Entering this magnificent turn-of-the-century Queen Anne stone castle conjures up thoughts of guests mingling after a day on the lake, of parties with candlelight and crystal and laughter, of the elegance of a time gone by.

 

First comes love, next comes marriage, then comes the baby....