14 Awe-Inspiring Mountain Elopement Locations In The U.S.A.


Is there anything more romantic than eloping in the Great Outdoors? The U.S.A. is home to a number of renowned mountain ranges and lush forests that set a glorious stage for your vows. So whether you want to say "I do” beneath towering redwoods on a wooded hillside, on top of a snow-capped peak, or among dramatic desert red rocks and buttes, these stunning landscapes will serve as an epic backdrop, witness, and guest of honor for your elopement.



ALABAMA



Southern House and Garden

Knoxville, Alabama

Fab Features: charming country home set on six private acres of pasture 15 miles from downtown Tuscaloosa • exchange vows in the open-air Southern Bella Chapel, the romantic garden gazebo, or beneath a sprawling oak • the elegantly rustic barn is filled with iron and crystal chandeliers

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$


ARIZONA



Red Agave Resort

Sedona, AZ

Fab Features: celebrations with a glorious backdrop of Bell Rock and Courthouse Butte • exchange vows in a landscaped garden with a raised stage surrounded by desert • intimate reception in one of their two mountain chalets

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$


CALIFORNIA



Harvey House

Idyllwild-Pine Cove, CA

Fab Features: luxury getaway in the San Bernadino Mountains tucked between lush forest and a sparkling creek • exchange vows on the outdoor stage, with the majestic mountains beyond, then enjoy cocktails on the spacious open-air deck • plush accommodations in 6 guest rooms, including 3 spacious suites, are the perfect home base for the wedding party

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$

Arrowhead Pine Rose Weddings and Cabins

Lake Arrowhead, California

Fab Features: mile-high country getaway on 6 scenic mountain acres • towering cedar and pine trees frame a creekside ceremony site and romantically rustic cabins • charming honeymoon suite with a stone fireplace and an extra-large Jacuzzi tub

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

AutoCamp Yosemite

Midpines, CA

Fab Features: nestled at the gateway to Yosemite National Park • intimate celebrations in the 2-story Signature Clubhouse designed with modern lounge interior and outdoor fire pits • luxury tents and custom airstreams with spa-inspired bathrooms

Catering: In-house, Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$


COLORADO



Garden of the Gods Resort and Club

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Fab Features: extraordinary resort overlooking the majestic Rocky Mountains, Pikes Peak, and the iconic red rock formations of Garden of the Gods • variety of on-site accommodations from basic rooms to three-bedroom casitas • fantastic amenities including a decadent wellness spa

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Copper Mountain Resort

Frisco, CO

Fab Features: chairlift ride up the mountain to exchange vows • ceremonies surrounded by towering pines and gorgeous views of the Ten Mile Range • celebrate after at JJ's Rocky Mountain Tavern, the CB Grille, or Hasty's

Catering: In-house
Price: $$


GEORGIA



Five Star Lodge and Stables

Morganton, GA

Fab Features: a spectacular lodge on 45 private acres nestled against a lush forest • hold your romantic ceremony at this hilltop location that provides breathtaking Blue Ridge Mountain views in every direction • keep the celebration going all weekend long in the luxurious on-site Lodge for up to 23 guests

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$


NORTH CAROLINA



Nantahala Weddings & Events

Topton, NC

Fab Features: exquisite destination venue set beside the sparkling Nantahala Lake among the Smoky Mountains • nature is your altar at the Chapel in the Sky, perched at 3,500 feet • cozy tiny homes offer overnight lodging for up to 14 people for weekend-long soirees (plus, no end times!)

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$

Longleaf Vineyard

Marshall, NC

Fab Features: family-run mountain vineyard • ceremonies with 360-degree Appalachian panoramas • elopement upgrades include officiant, bride's bouquet, and a small wedding cake

Catering: In-house, Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$ • $$$


OREGON



FivePine Lodge and Conference Center

Sisters, Oregon

Fab Features: year-round ceremonies in the scenic Ponderosa Pines Forest • the stone fireplace, hardwood furnishings, and plenty of natural light provide a cozy atmosphere for events in the conference center • 44 luxurious guest rooms and cabins come with plasma tv’s and pillow-top mattresses

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$


TENNESSEE



Cheekwood Estate and Gardens

Nashville, Tennessee

Fab Features: 1920s Georgian-style mansion set on 55 acres • variety of scenic spaces from the Reflecting Pool and Japanese Garden to columned rooms and an herb garden • ceremonies overlooking the mansion or sweeping tree-covered hills

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$ • $$$


TEXAS



The Gage Hotel

Marathon, TX

Fab Features: beautifully restored mission-style hotel in the heart of Big Bend country • variety of event spaces from the landscaped grounds, courtyards, and patios • each room showcases unique décor with refined western furnishings

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$


WASHINGTON



Altimeter Cabin and Event Venue at Mt. Rainier

Ashford, WA

Fab Features: magical 2-acre spot on Mt. Rainier highlighted by an inviting loft-style main cabin with cozy mountain-themed décor • wonderful ceremony pavilion hand-crafted with live-edge posts and logs, a reclaimed brick floor, and open-sided entrances that frame forest views • weekend-long rentals ensure exclusive access to the incredible property and grounds

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $


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