8 Gorgeous "I Do" DestinationsWords by Natural Retreats
From a celebrity-status secret getaway spot, to a luxurious lodge in the Rocky Mountains, to a historical inn on a crystal clear lake, these beautiful outdoor wedding destinations are truly heaven on Earth.
Alpine House, Wyoming
Jackson Hole is famous as a vibrant city in the heart of the Wild West! With its European feel mixed with cow-town elements, The Alpine House a true gem in Jackson Hole. Special details like an honor bar and farm-to-table breakfasts make this inn feel like home.
Keyah Grande Lodge, Colorado
Less than an hour from the heart of Durango, Keyah Grande Lodge offers amazing activities in an environment that is perfect for weddings! With 8 themed rooms ranging from France to the South Pacific, Keyah Grande boasts an excellent golf course, spa treatments, skeet shooting, on-site snowmobiles, and endless trails and beautiful landscapes to explore.
The Lodge at Brother's Cove, Tennessee
Hosting weddings all year long, the team at The Lodge at Brother’s Cove promises to make your special day one that you (and your guests!) will never forget. With an on-site team that will help you coordinate all of the details to the pavilion overlooking a breathtaking view of endless trees and sky, you’re sure to love this gorgeous venue.
The Greystone Inn at Lake Toxaway, North Carolina
Re-opening this spring, this historical inn is both charming and full of fun activities for guests. Renovations include a luxurious boutique spa, a small heated plunge pool, enhanced event spaces, and fine dining for guests and the Lake Toxaway community by an award-winning chef. Guests can spend the day on the on-site private golf course, taking falconry lessons, tubing or whitewater rafting.
The Homestead Preserve, Virginia
They say “Virginia is for lovers” and we couldn’t agree more! The Blue Ridge Mountains and rolling hills set the scene for a magical wedding at The Homestead Preserve. Known for the historical hot springs, you can experience the beauty of nature with all the conveniences of a luxury stay. The on-site spa and indoor pool make for perfect pre-wedding activities for the wedding party, and for brides looking for a rustic chic venue, the Old Dairy is a fantastic place to tie the knot.
Handpicked Homes at Lake Tahoe, California
While Lake Tahoe is renowned for it’s bright blue waters, it also has some of the most beautiful vistas and tree-lined slopes in the northwest, making it a perfect outdoor wedding venue. Stay in one of these beautiful handpicked homes near the lake, and if you’re feeling really adventurous, maybe you and your new husband can ride off into the sunset on a boat post-ceremony!
Handpicked Homes at Sea Islands, South Carolina
A true southern retreat, Sea Islands is a charming community that provides something for everyone. Say “I Do” with sand between your toes, then retreat to the backyard of one of these gorgeous venues for an outdoor reception under the stars.
Handpicked Homes at Taos Valley, New Mexico
For couples looking for a smaller destination wedding with a lot a personality, look no further than Taos! Full with a rich history and local culture, Taos offers endless warm-weather activities. Your family and guests can stay in their famous pueblo-style homes, all walking distance to incredible food, shopping and local artists. Take the gondola up the mountain for beautiful photo ops, as your love will soar in Taos.
Photos (in order of appearance): Natural Retreats (1st, 2nd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th) and The Lodge at Brother's Cove (3rd).
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