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9 Gorgeous North Texas Venues For Your Micro Wedding

9 Gorgeous North Texas Venues For Your Micro Wedding

Planning a micro wedding in North Texas? Whether that’s always been your day-of dream or if it’s the new Plan B, small celebrations can pack a big punch when it comes to style and guest experience. So if you’re looking to scale down that invite list to only your nearest and dearest, check out these beautiful venues that offer custom-curated packages that will save you time, money, and stress when it comes to planning your perfect day!


11 Mistakes To Avoid When Choosing Your Wedding Venue

11 Mistakes To Avoid When Choosing Your Wedding Venue

Choosing the right wedding venue is a big decision, and a very big deal! Here are 11 mistakes to avoid so you can get straight to wedding-venue-booking bliss.


Fairtyale Weddings with Ever After Farms

Fairtyale Weddings with Ever After Farms

Ever After Farms makes it easy to have a fabulous rustic wedding in Florida. And thanks to their various locations in Central, South, North, and West Florida, there's bound to be one of their beautiful barns near you!


11 Long Island Waterfront Wedding Venues

11 Long Island Waterfront Wedding Venues

With nearly 1600 miles of sandy shoreline dotted with bustling boardwalks and sweet seaside towns, you don't have to look very hard to find a gorgeous waterfront wedding venue on Long Island. From an iconic seaside motel on Jones Beach to a charming apple orchard in North Fork to a historic yacht club on the East End, here are some amazing places where you can not only say “I do” on the sand but also host an awe-inducing oceanview reception.


Don't Break The Bank! 11 Affordable North Texas Wedding Venues

Don't Break The Bank! 11 Affordable North Texas Wedding Venues

Hoping to find an affordable North Texas wedding venue? Don't despair! From party barns and nature centers to ranches and industrial-chic downtown venues, here's a selection of gorgeous venues that won't break the bank.


8 Exceptional Outdoor Wedding Venues in Detroit and Ann Arbor

8 Exceptional Outdoor Wedding Venues in Detroit and Ann Arbor

There is more to Detroit and Ann Arbor than automobiles and renowned museums. These thriving cities are also home to some beautiful and unique outdoor wedding venues often hiding in plain sight. So whether you want to exchange vows on a posh rooftop terrace of a boutique hotel, in an apple orchard, or on the grounds of a cool National Historic site, here’s a look at some unexpected spaces perfect for an al fresco celebration.


11 Modern Barn Wedding Venues in North Carolina

11 Modern Barn Wedding Venues in North Carolina

If you love that rustic wedding style but could do without the hay bales, burlap, and mason jars, you gotta check out this list of swoon-worthy modern barns in North Carolina. These fabulous properties are the perfect marriage of sleek, clean lines, and country-cozy charm with a cool industrial edge. Yes, they really do exist—and they are stunning. So say buh-bye to those basic barns and feast your eyes on these modern marvels.


10 Gorgeous Private Estate Wedding Venues in Dallas and Fort Worth

10 Gorgeous Private Estate Wedding Venues in Dallas and Fort Worth

If your wedding day dreams have you getting married at a fairytale place, then you should definitely check out this selection of luxurious private estates in the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex. They all give you exclusive use of the property during your event so you can have your own private domain for your special soiree!


11 Modern Barn Wedding Venues in Georgia

11 Modern Barn Wedding Venues in Georgia

If you love that rustic wedding style but could do without the hay bales, burlap, and mason jars, you gotta check out this list of swoon-worthy modern barns in Georgia. These fabulous properties are the perfect marriage of sleek, clean lines, and country-cozy charm with a cool industrial edge. Yes, they really do exist—and they are stunning. So say buh-bye to those basic barns and feast your eyes on these modern marvels.


12 of the Best Napa/Sonoma Wine Country Wedding Venues

12 of the Best Napa/Sonoma Wine Country Wedding Venues

With stunning views of vine-covered hills in every direction, there is no shortage of gorgeous locations to tie the knot in Napa and Sonoma County. In fact, with so many jaw-dropping properties to choose from, finding "the one" can be pretty overwhelming. From a luxurious private estate to a 100-year-old restored barn, we've gathered the crème de la crème of what Northern California's Wine country has to offer.


17 Ideas for Planning an Epic Proposal

17 Ideas for Planning an Epic Proposal

Planning the "perfect proposal" feels like a lot of pressure. So we're here to tell you to stop focusing on perfection and start focusing on personalization! From finding an unforgettable location to incorporating your passions and hobbies, we've got 17 ideas for planning an epic proposal.


14 Awesome All-Inclusive San Diego Wedding Venues

14 Awesome All-Inclusive San Diego Wedding Venues

It's not hard to find a stunning wedding venue in San Diego, but if you're on the hunt for more than just a pretty space, check out these lovely locations that come with all the bells and whistles! From a super-chic downtown penthouse to a Tuscan-inspired country club, these lovely locations do the heavy lifting for you thanks to their creative, all-inclusive event packages. You can rest easy knowing the details will be handled by experienced professionals so all you'll need to do is show up and say "I do".


Land of Lakes: 8 Minnesota Venues with Stunning Water Views

Land of Lakes: 8 Minnesota Venues with Stunning Water Views

In Minnesota, known as the Land of 10,000 Lakes, you can find stunning water vistas almost everywhere you look… which means when you’re looking for a wedding venue here, you’re almost guaranteed a jaw-dropping view. Dive into this list of some of our fave Minnesota venues with lake views, from rustic-chic lodges to protected wilderness areas to elegant, amenity-laden resorts.


11 Luxurious Houston Private Estate Wedding Venues

11 Luxurious Houston Private Estate Wedding Venues

Elegant, romantic, and very photogenic, private estates are popular wedding venues for good reason. Tie the knot at one of Houston’s sprawling estates or magnificent mansions! Just think: romance in spades, columned porticos, gorgeous gardens, and sprawling trees. You’d be hard-pressed to find a more beautiful backdrop!


Not Your Average Ballroom: 15 Drop-Dead-Dazzling Banquet Halls in Northern NJ

Not Your Average Ballroom: 15 Drop-Dead-Dazzling Banquet Halls in Northern NJ

Think banquet halls and ballrooms are boring? Think again. From elegant private estates and historic manors to contemporary, blank canvas spaces just waiting for your vision, this "tasting menu" of our favorite wedding venues will prove that Northern New Jersey's ballrooms and banquet halls are worth a second look.


The Sky's the Limit: 11 of NYC's Best Rooftop Venues

The Sky's the Limit: 11 of NYC's Best Rooftop Venues

Ready to shine like the top of the Chrysler Building? For spectacular views of NYC’s iconic skyline and sunsets, a rooftop wedding venue can't be beat. From a magnificent Old New York mansion to an eco-friendly rooftop farm, these unique places all take your celebration to a higher level—literally.


Wedding Accessories and Bridal Beauty Supplies You Didn't Know You Needed (and they’re all women-owned businesses!)

Wedding Accessories and Bridal Beauty Supplies You Didn't Know You Needed (and they’re all women-owned businesses!)

If there's one thing we support at Here Comes The Guide (besides weddings rooted firmly in love), it's women-owned businesses! We're putting a spotlight on 16 fantastic women-founded companies—with accessories and beauty supplies that will be *clutch* throughout your wedding planning journey.


The Inland Empire Strikes Back! 13 of the IE's Best Wedding Venues

The Inland Empire Strikes Back! 13 of the IE's Best Wedding Venues

From world-famous desert and mountain settings to picturesque lakes and valleys, California's Inland Empire is known for its natural beauty. Another thing it's becoming known for? A variety of unique and eclectic wedding venues! From ranches and resorts to industrial-chic buildings and even private homes, you're sure to find a wedding destination that fits your style. We've rounded up 14 of the best Inland Empire wedding venues.


17 of New England's Best Hidden Gem Wedding Venues

17 of New England's Best Hidden Gem Wedding Venues

Throughout New England lies an abundance of hidden gem wedding venues just waiting to be discovered. From secluded retreats and family-owned farms to lakefront lodges, these tucked-away treasures are perfect for private and peaceful wedding celebrations. And once you find them, we just know it'll be love at first "site"!


Topnotch Temecula: 13 of the Area's Best Wedding Venues

Topnotch Temecula: 13 of the Area's Best Wedding Venues

Known for being Southern California's Wine Country, Temecula Valley has also gained notoriety as an idyllic wedding destination—home to a diverse array of stunning venues! Whether you're looking for a Tuscan-style winery, a luxurious all-inclusive resort, or a rustic sprawling ranch, you're guaranteed to find something spectacular.


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