One of the exciting parts of getting married is the planning. Most couples spend months, if not years, creating the most beautiful wedding in the world. Now, you want to make the location just as special as the occasion. With so many millions of places that you could go, the possibilities are endless. However, we pulled together the top 10 destinations, rated for romance and fun.
Columbia Gorge Hotel, Hood River, Oregon Sitting on top of a 208-foot waterfall, this hotel is unmatched. The scenery is outstanding, the food elicious, and the accommodations warm and inviting.
Central Park, New York City, New York Without doubt, New Yorks Central Park is a beautiful place whether in the summer or winter. During the summertime, you will find lush green grass, fragrant flowers, formal gardens, charming fountains, grottos, and more. Then during the wintertime, you can take a walk along the pathways, ice skate, and just enjoy the beautiful, white layer of snow, all in the heart of New York City.
Le Chateau dEsclimont, France For a wonderful romantic getaway, this location is perfect. With its close proximity to Paris and Versailles, you can imagine why this chateau would be the perfect location. Tucked away on breathtaking land, your family and friends could fish, horseback ride, enjoy walking around the lake, or simply marvel at the 150 acres of open space.
Chicago Botanic Gardens, Chicago, Illinois While there are many botanical gardens in the country that are wonderful, this is by far at the top of the line. Very romantic, you will enjoy the beauty and fragrance of flowers all about.
Legion of Honor, San Francisco, California From this location, you would enjoy a stunning backdrop of the Golden Gate Bridge and the San Francisco Bay. The Palace of the Legion is absolutely breathtakingly beautiful and a perfect destination.
Marriage Island, San Antonio, Texas Yes, even Texas has a wonderful place to marry that is very romantic. The Riverwalk is lined with colonial architecture and lush, green trees. If you choose a December wedding, you will also be surrounded by more than 100,000 miniature lights, all decorating the walk. Because this has long been a favorite place for couples to exchange I dos, it has been nicknamed, Marriage Island.
Longfellows Wayside Inn, Sudbury, Massachusetts If you are planning an intimate wedding, one with just close family and friends this would be the ideal place. The inn is historic and the location divine. Included at this location is a quaint chapel that is filled with gorgeous antique furniture.
Inverlochy Castle, Fort William, Scotland Many famous celebrities such as Paul McCartney and Madonna have visited this castle, and for good reason. The castle is a lovely place to have a wedding and with its 1873 décor, you feel as though you have stepped back in time.
White Sand Beach, Mauritius, Indian Ocean The white sandy beaches are pristine, the sun warm, and the island absolutely gorgeous. You can rent a charming bungalow that comes with the same luxury service you would expect from a five-star hotel.
Wave Hill, New York, New York This estate is historical and looks out over the Palisades and Hudson River. There is a magnificent garden, perfect for the ceremony, followed by dinner and dancing by candlelight.