Destination Weddings in the United States

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Hidden Creek Wedding VenueWhether you live in the United States or in another country, there are many great places in the US to have a destination wedding. The United States is one of the few countries in the world that have such a diverse amount of options for your wedding, so there’s no wonder that it is home to many of the top wedding destinations in the world. Depending on what time of year you’re planning to have your destination wedding, there is likely an ideal spot somewhere in the country. There are plenty of places that stay nice and warm during the winter, and some of the more northern areas are beautiful when the weather is a little more favorable. Here are a few popular wedding destinations in the United States depending on what season you are getting married.

Fall Weddings

Fall is a beautiful time to have a wedding in the United States because all the leaves are changing colors to create a beautiful and elegant backdrop. Popular destinations for a fall wedding in the United States are places like Washington State or Napa Valley because they are quite seasonable that time of year. Washington State usually sees a lot of rain during other times of the year, but it usually lets up in the fall revealing awe-inspiring valleys and mountains for your eyes to feast upon. Napa Valley offers a great experience for similar reasons, but wine harvest will have just occurred so there are few times during the year when you can enjoy a better glass of wine.

Winter Weddings

Much of the United States gets very cold over the winter; so many couples choose to head to a warmer location for their winter destination wedding. In the continental United States, the three most popular choices are Texas, southern California, or Florida because they stay nice and warm all year long. Texas is the most affordable choice and offers the widest selection of venues to suit any style of wedding. For instance, if you want a rustic or vintage feel for your wedding, there are plenty of DFW wedding venues that can give you a true Texas experience including one called Hidden Creek (pictured above). If you want a beach wedding, places like Corpus Christi off an affordable escape on plush beaches. California and Florida also offer great beaches, but you’re likely to pay nearly twice as much compared to booking your wedding venue in Texas.

Spring Weddings

Spring time in the United States offers the widest variety of options for your wedding because many areas have favorable weather. The most popular choice for spring destination weddings is the east coast; particularly up north in New England. Places like Martha’s Vineyard are a flurry with new flowers blooming and beautiful spring time beaches which are perfect for an outdoor ceremony. If you are more a city-loving couple, Boston or New York are ideal choices because their most popular wedding venues are usually available for booking during the spring without too much prior notice.

Summer Weddings

Some areas of the United States are very hot and humid during the summer which makes venturing further north the perfect choice. Places like Minnesota and Wisconsin offer a vast array of scenic areas with plenty of lakes, rivers, and forest regions that will work perfectly for an outdoor wedding. If you want an area with a more mountainous backdrop, Colorado or Wyoming can be an ideal spot for your destination wedding with the massive Rocky Mountain range touching the sky along the continental divide.

No matter what time of year you are planning your wedding, there’s an area in the United States that is perfect for the occasion. Just make sure you research the weather ahead of time so you know what to expect and your destination wedding in the United States will be everything you ever imagined it could be.

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