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  • Writer's pictureIesha Brewton

15 Incredible destinations to consider for a wedding away from home

So, you know you want to have a destination wedding, but you haven't decided where to go? Then, you've come to the right place. From tropical beaches to snow-covered mountains, a destination wedding means something different for everyone. To help you decide which destination is right for you, here are 15 incredible wedding destinations for your special day!


Destination wedding planning is easy in a place like Jamaica. The island is known for its luxurious all-inclusive resorts that can help you plan your dream wedding. Your guests will also enjoy taking advantage of all that the island has to offer, from snorkeling to hiking.


With almost 300 beached in Antigua, this Caribbean island has plenty of idyllic locations for your nuptials. The island has plenty of hotels and villas, so you and your guests will have plenty of places to stay. For the menu, enjoy the fresh local flavors of the island!

Costa Rica

If you are looking for an unspoiled tropical paradise, head for the pristine shores of Costa Rica. From stunning mountaintop locations surrounded by lush forests to picture-perfect beach sunsets, you'll have plenty of locations to choose from for your ceremony.


Located off the coast of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula is the tropical island of Cozumel. Surrounded by beautiful blue Caribbean waters, Cozumel is a little slice of paradise. Between wedding festivities, enjoy snorkeling through the reefs or sipping a cocktail at sunset.

Los Cabos

Beautiful beaches, vibrant culture, and delicious cuisine make Los Cabos an ideal wedding destination. Lean on the local culture and natural landscape to create a wedding experience you and your guests will remember forever.

Riviera Maya

Mayan ruins meet tropical paradise in Riviera Maya. Located along the Yucatan Peninsula, Riviera Maya is perfect for the nature-loving couple who wants to embrace the authentic charm of their destination.


Not all destination weddings have to be in a foreign country. Hawaii is a little slice of paradise that is close to home. Enjoy all the benefits of being in a tropical destination with the ease of planning your big day in a US state.

Bar Harbor, Maine

Maine is known for its breathtaking coastline and quaint coastal towns. Bar Harbor has all of the charms of a European village coupled with a ruggedly beautiful landscape that makes for a romantic backdrop.

Tucson, Arizona

Embrace the western flare when you plan a destination wedding in Tucson, Arizona. Turquoise jewelry, saguaro cacti, rugged landscape, and deep-orange sunsets make Tucson a unique and magical place to say, "I do."

Sea Island, Georgia

Perhaps one of the best-kept secrets in the south, Sea Island is the perfect private retreat for your big day. Not only is the island beautiful, but there are also award-winning golf courses, spas, and restaurants for you and your guests to enjoy.

San Francisco, California

If you want a big city wedding with a laid-back feel, San Francisco will offer you the best of both worlds. With so many iconic destinations around the city, you'll have plenty of incredible venues to choose from!

Park City, Utah

Are you dreaming of a winter wonderland wedding? Head for the mountains of Park City. There you'll find romantic chalets, world-class skiing, and luxurious resorts that can even help you plan a mountain top ceremony!

Outer Banks, North Carolina

If your wedding vision board includes long stretches of beach, fresh seafood, and warm weather, the Outer Banks is the place for you! For an extra special venue, you can even say your vows in front of a lighthouse!

Nantucket, Massachusetts

Located off the coast of Massachusetts, Nantucket is a coastal New England dream. The island is known for its charming cottages and streets along with unparalleled ocean views, making it a dreamy place to say, "I do."

Lake Placid, New York

Fall can be a magical time to get married, especially as the leaves are changing. Lake Placid is one of the best places on the east coast to catch the season's col

If you need additional help deciding if a destination wedding is right for you and your fiancé, download our FREE guide, Top 5 Secrets to Planning Your Perfect Destination Wedding.


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