26 Stunning Venues That Make It Easy To Elope

So you’ve decided to elope! While that once meant hopping over to Vegas to a drive-thru chapel with an Elvis impersonator as the officiant (a choice we can still get behind!), elopements today continue to grow in popularity and offer a lot more options. These romantic and fun alternatives to a traditional wedding can happen just about anywhere, and if you’d like to hit the easy button and let someone else take care of the day-of details we've got you covered: From West to East, here’s a handful of beautiful venues that provide creative, comprehensive, and affordable elopement packages so all you need to do is show up and say “I do”.



WEST COAST



Lime Kiln Point State Park Lighthouse

Friday Harbor, Washington

Fab Features: preserved 40-acre park • exchange vows in a historic lighthouse with panoramic ocean views • explore the grounds and catch sightings of passing orca whales

Price: $

Crook Point

Brookings, Oregon

Fab Features: peaceful, secluded resort perched on a 60-foot bluff overlooking the Pacific • wed on one of three private beaches • on-site vacation homes offer splendid ocean vistas, hot tubs, private decks, and beach access

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$

Pelican Pub & Brewery

Pacific City, Oregon

Fab Features: situated at the water's edge on a secluded beach • ceremonies with a striking backdrop of Haystack Rock or looking out over the ocean • celebrate after with dinner and dancing in the lively pub

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Trione Vineyards and Winery

Geyserville, CA

Fab Features: classic Wine Country romance surrounded by vines • rustic elegance in the two-story Old Stone Building, constructed with classic Old World masonry and exposed fir beams • lovely al fresco spaces include a bocce court and beautifully landscaped lawns

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Cavallo Point, the Lodge at the Golden Gate

Sausalito, California

Fab Features: meticulously restored Colonial Revival complex at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge • exchange vows beneath towering eucalyptus trees with a stunning backdrop of the Bay and SF skyline • packages include a custom single-tier wedding cake and complimentary one-night stay for the couple

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

The Piccolo

Paso Robles, CA

Fab Features: charming boutique hotel with plush accommodations in the heart of Paso Robles • event spaces include a cozy library, wine cellar, and a romantic al fresco courtyard, adjacent to the Tetto Rooftop Bar • luxe rooftop elopements include a 2-night suite stay for the newlyweds, a Moet champagne toast, and more!

Catering: In-house, Preferred list
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa and Marina

San Diego, CA

Fab Features: inviting bayfront hotel surrounded by water on three sides • multiple spaces include grand ballrooms, a verdant garden patio, and a sunny seaside embankment • perfect for destination weddings, with delicious restaurants, spa services, and plush accommodations

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

The Saguaro Palm Springs

Palm Springs, CA

Fab Features: colorful desert oasis with fab amenities like an in-house spa, daily yoga classes, and a gourmet tequila bar • customized small wedding and elopement packages include a poolside cabana and champagne toast

Catering: In-house
Price: $$

Hawaii Polo Club

Waialua, Hawaii

Fab Features: exclusive oceanfront polo field located on Oahu’s beautiful North Shore • say " I do" against a pristine ocean backdrop or in front of the majestic Waianae mountain range • ask them about their weekday wedding specials

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$

Kulaniapia Falls

Hilo, HI

Fab Features: spectacular natural setting beside a multi-tiered waterfall • give your guests a true, curated vacation, with activities ranging from on-site massage to waterfall rappelling • destination elopements for up to 10 guests include elegant lodging for 3+ nights, delicious farm-to-table menus, and exclusive use of the exquisite 22-acre property

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Merriman's Kapalua

Lahaina, Maui, HI

Fab Features: stunning sunset ceremonies backed by turquoise water • cliffside celebrations on the Kapalua Bay Lawn • the farm-to-table menu is 90% locally sourced and considered the "Home of Hawaiian Cuisine"

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$


MOUNTAIN WEST & CENTRAL



Red Agave Resort

Sedona, AZ

Fab Features: celebrations with a glorious backdrop of Bell Rock and Courthouse Butte • exchange vows in a landscaped garden with a raised stage surrounded by desert • intimate reception in one of their two mountain chalets

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$

Omni Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Montelucia

Paradise Valley, AZ

Fab Features: luxurious resort that evokes a charming Andalusian village in Spain • breathtaking ceremonies in the Herb Garden Terrace with majestic Camelback Mountain as a backdrop • enjoy an intimate dinner among the citrus trees, aromatic herbs, and seasonal plantings of summer squashes, heirloom tomatoes and fall root vegetables

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

Wandering Tree Estate

North Barrington, Illinois

Fab Features: gorgeous private estate set on 10 acres of gorgeous botanical gardens • picturesque reflecting lake, rock waterfall, and blooming flowerbeds • the exquisite landscape also includes a charming and fully operating model railway

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$

Chapel in the Pines Weddings and Banquet Center

Sycamore, Illinois

Fab Features: private 7-acre country estate • variety of event spaces from the beautiful white Victorian Wedding Chapel to the charming gazebo • the full-service venue covers every detail from a simple elopement to a grand reception

Catering: In-house
Price: $

Cheekwood Estate and Gardens

Nashville, Tennessee

Fab Features: 1920s Georgian-style mansion set on 55 acres • variety of scenic spaces from the Reflecting Pool and Japanese Garden to columned rooms and an herb garden • ceremonies overlooking the mansion or sweeping tree-covered hills

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$ • $$$


EAST COAST



Oakleaf Cottage

Trenton, GA

Fab Features: 28-acre rustic-chic event venue nestled on the side of Lookout Mountain • host a ceremony among the trees, beside a mossy ridge, or inside the stylish barn • the staff assists with every details to ensure a stress-free celebration

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$

Wild Dunes Resort

Isle of Palms, South Carolina

Fab Features: luxury resort brimming with amenities • charming ceremonies overlooking the surf or on the manicured croquet lawn • endless photo ops on the landscaped grounds covering 1600 acres of Barrier Island

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Hillbrook Inn and Spa

Charles Town, West Virginia

Fab Features: charming B&B with luxurious accommodations • exchange vows in front of the 1920's Tudor-style inn, among the beautifully landscaped grounds, or on a picturesque bridge • elopement and micro-wedding options include hors d'oeuvres, champagne toast, a four-course meal, and more!

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Milton Ridge

Clarksburg, MD

Fab Features: charming ceremonies in the Wedding Chapel or in the landscaped gardens • this full-service wedding venue offers everything from minister to makeup artist available for hire • the fully restored 1875 log cabin serves as a peaceful Bridal Cottage for getting ready

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

The Spa at Norwich Inn

Norwich, Connecticut

Fab Features: Georgian Colonial Inn • the oval reflecting pool with fountains, perennial gardens, and century-old oak trees form a beautiful backdrop for your wedding • all wedding packages include a Swedish massage for the couple

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens

Buffalo, NY

Fab Features: Victorian Glass house designed after the famous Crystal Palace in England • the pop-up package includes a 90-minute reservation at the Botanical Gardens, an officiant, and non-alcoholic beverage bar • endless photo ops surrounded by amazing architecture in the indoor and outdoor garden sanctuaries

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $$

The House of the Seven Gables

Salem, Massachusetts

Fab Features: a famous 350-year-old seaside cottage • waterfront ceremonies on the lawn followed by open-air celebrations under an opulent tent • all-inclusive packages ranging from 10-200 guests

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$

An Affair by the Lake

Addison, VT

Fab Features: sweet ceremonies overlooking Lake Champlain • cozy accommodations in an idyllic setting • gorgeous photo ops by the timber-frame barn or on the private beach

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

The Lodge at Moosehead Lake

Greenville, Maine

Fab Features: serene mountain lodge with a picturesque lake backdrop • elopement packages include a 10-page deluxe album filled with 20 photos from your 1-hour photo shoot • private ceremonies available Sunday thru Thursday

Catering: In-house
Price: $


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