Imagining an intimate wedding or elopement? Swoon!
We've got planning tips and some of our favorite venues from around the country where you can hold a small wedding.
Featured Elopements: WILLOW WOODS PARK
Join Willow Woods Park for a private and romantic ceremony surrounded by historical log cabins, within the gardens, under the canopy of a century old forest.
- Ceremonies starting at $695
- Offering all-inclusive or customized options, on-site dining is available
- Located in the Lake Arrowhead Communities, just an hour drive from most Southern California locations
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Does an incredibly personal overseas elopement sound like the perfect wedding to you? If so, learn from Here Comes The Guide staffer Amy's experience: Make plans, but also expect the unexpected and keep that problem-solving hat close by. She also shares her top 5 tips for planning your own destination elopement!
Intimate weddings and events can be just as fun and beautiful as larger celebrations. If you're planning a smaller gathering of your nearest and dearest, the venues featured below all convey a special quality, whether they're located in the city, the mountains, a garden, or next to the water.
If the pomp and circumstance of “traditional” wedding planning makes you want to pull your hair out, an intimate elopement is probably right up your alley. Check out our 17 Elopement Ideas + Intimate Wedding Inspiration.
Miami/Ft. Lauderdale has so much to offer when it comes to planning an intimate wedding—wonderful hotels, fantastic dining, secluded beaches, and an overall feel that's a bit more serene than its bustling neighbors.
Intimate weddings give Virginia’s classic Southern hospitality a chance to truly shine. The state’s perfect mix of bustling cities and rural countryside offers a wide variety of choices to match any couple’s style. As the following venues prove, a shorter guest list doesn’t mean having to compromise your vision for a fabulous day.
If you’re planning a small wedding, you may feel a little like Goldilocks as you try to find a place that fits your event “just right”. But if you’re searching in Chicago you’re in luck! The Windy City offers plenty of options for hosting an intimate wedding, from a private mansion or vintage loft to a sleek yacht or Italian restaurant, that all happily accommodate cozier celebrations.