Are you dreaming of a destination wedding but worried about the high demand?
Here are five gorgeous destination wedding spots right here in the U.S. that will make things a lot less complicated for both you and your guests:
This charming little town in California’s Napa Valley, known for its hot springs, mud baths and wineries, would make for a scenic Victorian wedding. Plus, there’s plenty of warm sunshine in the spring, summer and fall months. This town is filled with picturesque vineyards and wineries that double as both indoor and outdoor event venues. Your guests coming from out of town will have plenty of accommodation options, as well as things to do and see outside the quaint Victorian village, including Old Faithful Geyser of California, the Ca’Toga Galleria D’Arte and Calistoga Speedway.
Newport, Rhode Island
A coastal New England haven, this small island is surrounded by a yacht-filled harbor and Atlantic beaches. Known for its breath-taking historic mansions and vineyards, the land is filled with lush, preserved estate farmland. Scenic, panoramic views can be captured along Ocean Drive and from Fort Adams, the largest fortress in the country. This town has something to offer for ocean-lovers, history enthusiasts and romantics alike.
Saratoga Springs, New York
This tourist destination outside of Albany, NY is a cultural center brimming with rich history, delicious food, eclectic shops and scenic views in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains. Perhaps the town’s largest attraction is the Saratoga Race Course, where world-class horse racing takes place all summer long. The wedding venues here range from whimsical farms and barns to historic iconic churches in the city. You’ll experience hospitality at its finest with a plethora of elegant hotels, bed and breakfasts, and lodges for your guests to stay the night.
This ski resort town in the middle of the Rocky Mountains is a year-round travel destination with jaw-dropping views like nothing you’ve seen before, no matter the season. If you’re going for mountainous terrain in your photos, you’ll want to check out some of the local wedding venues offering decks with sweeping views of the Rockies. The small town offers a number of fine-dining restaurants, boutique-style shops and affordable lodging for your friends and family.
New Orleans, Louisiana
Let the romantic city streets transport you to France – without the need for a passport. New Orleans is a unique, culture-filled location perfect for your special day. The French Quarter in the heart of the city is famous for its romantic allure, with old-world architecture, jazz music, classy restaurants and steamboat cruises. You’ll find wedding venues galore and plenty of hotels to choose from for your guests.