Peaks of Romance: Top 10 Mountain Wedding Destinations for Your Perfect Altitude
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the top 10 mountain destination wedding locations

Nestled amidst towering peaks and breathtaking vistas, mountain weddings evoke a sense of natural splendor and timeless romance.

Whether you envision exchanging vows against the backdrop of rugged cliffs, serene alpine lakes, or sprawling forests, these 10 mountain wedding destinations offer unparalleled beauty and tranquility.

Join me as we explore each location’s unique charm and discover why mountain venues are the perfect choice for a memorable wedding celebration.  

 

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Your Destination Wedding Guide

Please keep in mind that although I list a few options for each idea, there are many others out there to consider. 

While I am happy to help start your journey here, I am beyond ecstatic to have you hire me as your photographer and then I can help even more as you decide the perfect place for your destination wedding. 

Also feel free to snag my planning a destination wedding guide here!

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alaska destination wedding

Alaska’s vast and untamed wilderness offers a truly adventurous and unforgettable setting for a mountain wedding. Imagine exchanging vows amidst towering glaciers, misty fjords, and snow-capped peaks that stretch as far as the eye can see. Whether you choose a remote lodge in Denali National Park, a glacier-fed lake in the Kenai Peninsula, or a scenic spot along the Inside Passage, Alaska provides unparalleled natural beauty and serenity for a wedding celebration. Embrace the spirit of the Last Frontier as you embark on a journey to create lasting memories against one of the most breathtaking backdrops on Earth.

Seward Windsong Lodge

Knik River Lodge

Huffman Manor

Hatcher’s Pass Lodge

Majestic Valley River Lodge

Alaska Sunset View Resort

Alyseka Resort

Tordrillo Mountain Lodge 

Kenai Fjords Wilderness Lodge 

 

colorado destination wedding

Colorado’s Rocky Mountains offer some of the most stunning mountain wedding venues in the United States. From the chic ski resorts of Aspen and Vail to the historic mining towns like Telluride and Breckenridge, couples can find venues that cater to both rustic charm and luxurious elegance. Colorado’s bluebird skies, wildflower-filled meadows, and majestic peaks create an unforgettable backdrop for a mountain wedding celebration.

Della Terra Mountain Chateau

The Arrabelle at Vail Square

The Little Nell

The Broadmoor

Hotel Jerome

St Regis Aspen Resort

Viewline Resort Snowmass

The Maurin Ranch

Sonnenhalp Hotel

The Ritz- Carlton Bachelor Gulch

Dunton Hot Springs

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montana

Montana, known as “Big Sky Country,” offers expansive vistas and rugged beauty for a mountain wedding. Whether you choose to wed in Glacier National Park with its pristine lakes and towering peaks or in a rustic lodge surrounded by pine forests, Montana provides a sense of tranquility and natural wonder that is perfect for celebrating your love amidst the mountains.

Whitefish Mountain Resort

320 Guest Ranch in Gallatin Gateway 

The Ranch at Rock Creek

Big Sky Resort

Sage Lodge 

Moonlight Basin 

Star M Barn 

Daly Mansion

Summit Mountain Lodge

Yellowstone Club

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wyoming

Wyoming’s wide-open spaces and iconic landscapes make it an ideal destination for a mountain wedding. From the rugged peaks of the Tetons to the geothermal wonders of Yellowstone National Park, couples can find unique and breathtaking venues to exchange vows. Wyoming’s Western charm, dramatic scenery, and sense of adventure create a perfect backdrop for a memorable wedding celebration.

Grand Teton National Park

National Museum of Wildlife Art

Amangani

Beaver Creek

Snow King Hotel 

Grand Targhee Resort

Jackson Hole Mountain Resort

Bush Creek Ranch 

Four Seasons Resort Jackson Hole

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Maybe you just want the crazy view point of being on top of all those lovely peaks. Take a look here for 22 Wedding Deck Venues in the Rocky Mountains.

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The Pacific Northwest, encompassing Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia, offers diverse mountain wedding venues. From the Cascade Range’s snow-capped peaks to the coastal forests of Vancouver Island, couples can choose from a variety of stunning landscapes and unique venues. Whether you prefer a rustic lodge in the mountains or a seaside ceremony overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the Pacific Northwest provides a picturesque setting for a mountain wedding.

Suncadia Resort

Mt Hood Organic Farms

Mount Peak Farm

Sleeping Lady

Sun Mountain Lodge

Brasada Ranch

Mt Hood Ski Bowl 

dolomites

Italy’s Dolomites offer a unique blend of rugged beauty and Alpine charm for a mountain wedding. With their jagged peaks, picturesque valleys, and charming mountain villages like Cortina d’Ampezzo, the Dolomites provide a breathtaking backdrop for a romantic and memorable wedding celebration.

Rosa Alpina

Ciasa Salares 

Castel Hoertenberg 

Pfoesl

Miramonti

Castel Fragsburg

Lagació Hotel Mountain Residence

Cristallo, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa

Alta Badia

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switzerland

Switzerland’s Alpine scenery provides a fairy-tale setting for a mountain wedding. Imagine exchanging vows overlooking pristine lakes in Interlaken or amidst the snowy peaks of Zermatt. With its charming villages, luxurious resorts, and world-class hospitality, Switzerland offers a blend of romance and sophistication that is perfect for a mountain wedding celebration.

Schilthorn

Badrutt’s Palace Hotel

The Chedi Andermatt

The Omnia

Aletsch Arena

Berggasthaus First 

Blausee Hotel + Spa 

El Paradiso

Muottas Muragl

Hotel Villa Honegg

Iglu-Dorf Zermatt 

Riffelhaus 1853

It is all about creating an experience

The beauty of some of these ideas, are that not only are you celebrating a unique location, but possibly something that ties into your own story.  Or holds a special memory in your heart. 

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patagonia

Patagonia, with its untamed wilderness and dramatic landscapes, is a dream destination for adventurous couples seeking a mountain wedding. From the snow-capped peaks of the Andes to crystal-clear lakes and glaciers, Patagonia offers remote and awe-inspiring venues that promise an unforgettable wedding experience surrounded by natural beauty.

Torres del Paine National Park

Ecocamp Patagonia

Explora Patagonia 

Vik Chile

Awasi Patagonia

Las Balsas Relais & Chateaux

Hotel Llao Llao

Estancia Peuma Hue

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smokey mountains

The Smoky Mountains, straddling the border of Tennessee and North Carolina, offer a serene and picturesque setting for a mountain wedding. With mist-covered peaks, lush forests, and charming rustic venues, couples can embrace the tranquility of nature while celebrating their love amidst one of America’s most beloved national parks.

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Biltmore

Blackberry Farm 

Sugar Hollow Retreat 

Running Cedar Springs 

Castle Ladyhawke

The Lodge at Buckberry Creek

Dancing Bear Lodge & Appalachian Bistro

california

California’s diverse terrain offers picturesque mountain wedding venues from the towering peaks of the Sierra Nevada to the rugged coastline of Big Sur. Imagine saying “I do” amidst ancient sequoias in Yosemite National Park or overlooking vineyards in Napa Valley. With its year-round sunshine and stunning landscapes, California provides a perfect blend of luxury and natural beauty for a mountain wedding.

Santa Lucia Preserve 

Château du Sureau

The Everline Resort + Spa

Ahwahnee Hotel

Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite

The Ritz- Carlton Lake Tahoe

Cielo Farms 

Malibu Rocky Oaks Estate Vineyard

AutoCamp Yosemite

M+M Events at Convict Lake Resort

Rainbow Lodge

Hidden Acres

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Utah

Utah’s majestic landscapes provide an ideal backdrop for a mountain wedding. From the red rock formations of Moab to the snow-capped peaks of the Wasatch Range, couples can choose from a variety of stunning venues. Whether you prefer the rustic charm of a lodge nestled in the mountains or panoramic views from a cliffside ceremony, Utah offers a blend of adventure and natural beauty for a picturesque wedding day.

Snowpine Lodge 

Yonder Escalante

Alta Lodge

Montage Deer Valley

La Caille

Park City Mountain Resort 

Quiet Meadow Farm 

Snowbasin Resort 

Storm Mountain Amphitheater 

St Regis Deer Valley 

Zermatt Utah Resort & Spa

Silver Fork Lodge & Restaurant

have the best freaking day of your life

Choosing a mountain destination for your wedding promises not only stunning landscapes but also a sense of tranquility and adventure that will make your special day truly unforgettable.

Whether you opt for the rugged beauty of Patagonia, the charming villages of the Dolomites, or the expansive vistas of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains, each location offers a unique blend of natural splendor and romantic ambiance. From intimate ceremonies in secluded alpine meadows to grand celebrations overlooking majestic peaks, mountain venues provide the perfect backdrop for celebrating love amidst nature’s most awe-inspiring settings.

Whether you’re drawn to the pristine wilderness of Alaska or the cultural richness of Switzerland, your mountain wedding promises to be a reflection of your personal style and a cherished memory for years to come.

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