The Otherworldly Blue Waters of Lake Louise
Lake Louise, Canada
Why We Love This Spot: No need to borrow a 'something blue' from grandma if you elope here!
The Craggy Coastline of Dunluce Castle
Why We Love This Spot: This setting rivals your favorite rom-coms!
Under an Ice Cave
Why We Love This Spot: The idea of eloping to a place you have never been before is true romanticism.
A Foggy Lakeside Forest in Sundance
Why We Love This Spot: The impromptu hike, the extra effort it took to make the moment theirs is what eloping is all about.
A Foggy Palazzo in Venice
Why We Love This Spot: Venice oozes romance, you can't pick a bad location.
The Towering Trees of Big Sur
Big Sur, California
Why We Love This Spot: A treehouse amongst the Redwoods is other worldly.
The Sandy Secluded Stretch Of Beach In Normandy
Why We Love This Spot: In addition to the obvious cool factor of getting married on a desolate beach in France (hello, romantic), this area is chock full of history. After you exchange your loving vows, make sure to go sight seeing together!
Southern Coast of Iceland
Why We Love This Spot: The dark, geometric rocks give off a dramatic cinematic vibe. So stunningly serene and perfect for a couple in search of a more moody setting.
The Foggy Forest of Orcas Island
Why We Love This Spot: The stunning shores of Orcas Islands 57 square miles are filled with fields, old barns, beautiful parks, hiking trails and marine life. The adventure filled island is a spectacular experience for whale watching, kayaking and the outdoorsy couple who wants to start their life together in a nature-filled setting.
The Sheer Rock Face of Rattlesnake Ridge
North Bend, Washington
Why We Love This Spot: The sheer cliffs provide the most breathtaking photos as you look at the endless views while wondering about the safety of the couple at the same time.
Rainy Day Stradbroke Island
Why We Love This Spot: First of all, we ADORE a rainy day wedding. Rainy day vibes aside, Brown Lake on Stradbroke Island in Queensland, Australia – a place that has been visited by the native Quandamooka people for thousands of years for it's healing properties and their connection to this land, sea and country is still as strong today. Whale watching, dolphins leaping, you never know what type of marine life you will find here.
Why We Love This Spot: This area is the perfect mix of rainforest-meets-nautical-stormy-beach, pretty much an amazing combo. Plus you and yours can stay at the luxurious Wickaninnish Inn and host a storm watching reception at their waterfront restaurant.
A Flower-Filled Gondola
Long Beach, California
Why We Love This Spot: If you live in the Western United States and want to have an elopement with a European feel, this is the spot for you. Add in the gondola and it makes for a perfectly comfy ride for the kiddos to have a really unique experience.
Why We Love This Spot: Elopements are often associated with choosing an impromptu and scenic spot in nature. We love that this little chapel in the woods 'marries' nature with the tradition of a chapel.
Why We Love This Spot: The warm weather, greenery and abundance of waterfalls makes this the perfect destination for couples to elope and bring a few friends and family along.
A Reflective Lake And Two Giant Snow-Striped Mountains
Maroon Bells, Aspen, Colorado
Why We Love This Spot: More than 300 million years of geologic activity is credited to the creation of Maroon Valley! The magical mountains have a dreamy maroon hue that surrounds Maroon Lake which occupies a basin sculpted by glaciers. MAGIC.
White Sands National Monument New Mexico
Why We Love This Spot: The endless white sugary dunes and blue skies make for the perfect breezy, barefoot nuptials. This spot makes for one of the most ethereal backdrops on the list, and will make any gown pop against its soft colors.
100 Year Old Bridge Over Canungra Creek
Gold Coast, Brisbane
Why We Love This Spot: Taking the time to make an elopement perfectly unique to the couple is an intimate, once-in-a-lifetime experience that we can't get enough of. Plus, this forested backdrop adds to the personal, "just you and me" feeling.
Abandoned Stone House in The Columbia River Gorge
Why We Love This Spot: The couple stumbled upon this old crumbling stone house, how cool is that?! This backdrop feels like an outdoor chapel.
Large Jagged Rocks Overlooking The Vast Pacific Ocean
Muir Beach, California
Why We Love This Spot: Barely 20 minutes from the Golden Gate Bridge, the hospitable Pelican Inn rests at Muir Beach in the sea-blown fog, among the pines and alders, the honeysuckle and jasmine - a lodging refuge between the ocean, Muir Woods and the Northern California National Recreational Area parks.
Overlooking Rice Fields in Bali
Why We Love This Spot: The tones of gold and green strike the perfect chord of drama and seamlessness with nature. Bonus: Stay at the Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai for an insta-honeymoon hot off your big day.
A Mountain in New Zealand
Why We Love This Spot: Mountaintops have soaring views and usually bring wind gusts with them. Dresses and veils look oh-so-magical blowing in a beautiful breeze. Plus, arriving by helicopter is a bucket list experience in itself.
Top of a Volcano, Santorini
Why We Love This Spot: We love how the volcano and fog filled sky adds drama and weight to such a momentous day. Plus, Santorini on a not-so-sunny day? Please!
Under Cherry Blossom Trees in Kyoto
Why We Love This Spot: The cherry blossom signifies life, renewal, and brevity, which is magically meaningful as you commit yourself to another. Plus, the beauty of the the cherry tree orchard is something to behold.
Cove off the Black Rock Beach, Lost Coast
among the waves crashing against the smooth black rocks. Anni and Rich are married." - Photographer, India Earl
Why We Love This Spot: There is so something utterly perfect about finding a hollowed out beach cave to wrap around you and your guests as you exchange vows with only the tunes of the tides whispering in the background.
Edge of a Cliff in Mt. Hood, Utah
Mt. Hood, Utah
Why We Love This Spot: Perched on the red rocks of Mt. Hood, this colorful scene was decorated only by nature. The simplicity of just the couple against the rocks magnifies their bond and meaning of their day.
The Rocky Shores of Tofino
Why We Love This Spot: This undiscovered and rocky island gives a private, romantic feel. Only accessible by boat and timed with the waves, this elopement turned adventure was worth the work.
Why We Love This Spot: Saying 'I do' on top of a glacier is about as #goals as it gets. With drama to spare, photos here are other worldly with rocky terrain, sheer cliffs and wild rivers, it's no wonder why this spot is special.
Wahclella Falls Elopement
Wahclella Falls, Portland Oregon
Why We Love This Spot: The lush moss and rushing waterfall look like they are straight out of a dream!
Big Sur Coastline
Big Sur, California
Why We Love This Spot: The beauty of the California coast is perfectly captured on a bright, sunny day.
Sedona Arizona at Yavapai Point
Sedona Arizona at Yavapai Point
Why We Love This Spot: The lighting and landscape of the desert always looks like a picture perfect painting.
Snowy Mountain in Queenstown
Queenstown New Zealand
"We both love to travel and we knew that we wanted our wedding day to be just us two, so we decided to elope. We chose New Zealand as the destination as we wanted to visit somewhere that neither of us had been before." - Bride & Groom
Why We Love This Spot: The couple was delivered by helicopter to their "I do" location and then brought back down to the lodge they were staying at. From grassy fields to a snowcapped mountain, these guys eloped in style.