(Closed) best place for just a couple to get married in the US, cool and romantic….

posted 9 years ago in Destination Weddings
Post # 3
1517 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2015

Yosemite and Tahoe are two absolutely beautiful places, and I think they cater pretty well to elopements. Big Sur I’ve heard is really nice too but I’ve never been there. I’m also partial to Santa Cruz 😉

Post # 4
6592 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: November 2013 - St. Augustine Beach, FL


Historical cities: Savannah, Georgia; or Charleston, South Carolina; or St. Augustine, Florida.

Beach wedding: Clearwater Beach, Florida (combine with trip to Tampa and Orlando, Florida); or Key West, Florida

P.S. Bear in mind that if it’s a same sex marriage that you won’t be able to have a legal marriage unless you marry in one of the states that recognize same sex marriage.  Currently, they are: CaliforniaConnecticutDelawareIowaMaineMarylandMassachusettsMinnesotaNew HampshireNew YorkRhode IslandVermont, and Washington .  Then my recommendation would be Vermont or Niagara Falls in New York.

Post # 5
212 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

Nantucket or Martha’s Vineyard!

Post # 6
3848 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

Mackinac Island?  There is a lovely little stone chapel there – my cousin was married there with just a few family members in attendance.  Afterwards we had lunch at the Grand Hotel (movie : Somewhere In Time).

It was so lovely!!

Post # 9
2248 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2014 - Disney

Disney does packages from 8 people to unlimited.

Post # 10
717 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2008

Niagara Falls… either from the Buffalo, NY side or from the Canadian side. Just make sure to see NY city

Post # 11
14 posts
  • Wedding: August 2014

@indigop:  We are hoping to get married at Yellowstone.  The mountains as the backdrop sounds beautiful. 

Post # 12
1944 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

Big Cedar Lodge in Missouri. It is beautiful and so romantic.

Post # 13
4090 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

I think you’re going to have to narrow it down to scenery, then look for romantic and cool!  Do you want beach, mountains, lake, city?  Is there somewhere you’ve always wanted to go on vacation in the US?

Post # 15
5360 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: October 2015

@indigop:  I second Big Sur or Yosemite. So beautiful. 

(Also, if you end up in the northern california region, PM me. My cousin does legal weddings and LOVES it! She went to San Francisco City hall to try to help with marriages there when Prop 8 was struck down and was so bummed they weren’t letting non-city employees do it!)

Post # 16
4173 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: April 2018

@indigop:  …this is an amazing place in Colorado, an old ghost town gone exlusive hot springs resort outside of Telluride…all inclusive and amazing!


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