With snow-capped mountain peaks, lush Aspen and evergreen forests, and sweeping valley vistas, Colorado certainly lives up to its reputation as the jewel of the American West. And for couples seeking a rustic, outdoorsy wedding venue, there's no better place to start than the Rocky Mountain state. Quintessential barns, ranches, and farms are located in every corner of Colorado, making it easy to find a perfect fit...the only tricky part is choosing just one!
San Diego is one of the top wedding destinations in the entire country. Its incredible weather, beaches, ocean vistas, and lush gardens make it hard to resist, especially for an al fresco celebration. Whether you want to get married with your toes in the sand, surrounded by flowers, or on a paddlewheel boat, the San Diego Area wedding venues we've included here all take full advantage of the region's outdoor assets.
If you want nature, in the form of glorious trees, to play a role in your wedding, these venues could be just what you're looking for. From a cathedral in the forest created by a grove of redwoods to a canopy of spreading oaks aglow with bistro lights at night, they'll all add a woodsy beauty to your celebration.
Whether it's a single spreading oak, a dappled forest, or a majestic grove of redwoods, trees impart an irresistible beauty to a wedding. All of the Southern California venues we've highlighted below showcase Mother Nature's arborial handiwork, and any one of them might have just the outdoor setting you're looking for.
Oregon's Willamette region offers every type of outdoor wedding setting imaginable, all within an easy drive of Portland, Salem, and the coast. There are creeks, forests, vineyards, farms, ranches, hilltops and valleys—if you're looking to get married surrounded by nature's bounty, you're certain to find lots to love at these romantic Willamette Valley spots.
Its long history as the East Coast's favorite playground has supplied the Jersey Shore with a wealth of fantastic places to celebrate...especially if you're looking to wed on the waterfront. Choices include both quaint, historic spots that highlight the area's serene natural landscapes, and modern spaces that tap the Shore's vibrant culture and nightlife. Here's a selection of some of the region’s best venues.
The Napa/Sonoma Wine Country is famous for its wines and gorgeous scenery, but it’s also renowned as a wedding mecca. And although hosting your Big Day here can be pricey, you’ll be happy to know that the region is also home to more affordable venues. Here’s a list of places that are easier on your wallet!