Many couples travel from afar to get married in California – the Golden State has something to offer everyone. Here are just some of the top places that you could set your wedding.
Hit the sandy strips of San Diego
LA and San Francisco often hog all the limelight when it comes to Californian cities, however neither has as much romantic charm as San Diego. This city’s historic architecture is the perfect setting for a traditional wedding. Its large choice of golden coasts meanwhile makes it perfect for a bohemian beach wedding. There are many luxury hotels such as the Marriott Vacation Club Pulse, San Diego that could be a great choice of accommodation for you and your guests. San Diego has good weather most of the year round, which is why it’s a popular choice for a beach wedding.
Say your vows in the vineyards of Sonoma County
If you’re both wine lovers, why not head to one of Sonoma County’s many vineyards to get married? There are many venues in the region that are used to putting on weddings such as Chalk Hill Estate Winery, Healdsburg. Here you’ll find a mission-style chapel and large pavilion for fulfilling all your wedding needs. The rolling hills also make an impressive backdrop for any wedding photos.
Book a barn wedding in Palm Springs
Palm Springs in the Sonoran Desert is another popular and beautiful setting for a wedding. Whether you want to rekindle memories of Coachella or feel like you’re in the wild west, this area is certain to have the venue for you. There are lots of converted barns in the area that could be great for an outdoor wedding with a ranch-style feel. You could even enjoy your honeymoon here afterward in one of the many luxury hotels in the area.
Get wed by a waterfall in Yosemite National Park
For alpine vistas including lakes and mountains, Yosemite National Park is the place to go. Swinging Bridge is a great place for taking your newly-wed photos as it’s backed by a mighty waterfall. Alternatively, you could plan to say your vows amongst the towering sequoia trees. Log cabin accommodation such as Wuksachi Lodge, Sequoia National Park could offer a cozy place to stay afterward – you can then wake up to the sight of mountains and the sounds of nature.
Say ‘I do’ in The Beverly Hilton
The Beverly Hilton is one of the most famous wedding venues in the world, known for its often lavish ceremonies and receptions. If you’ve got the money to blow out on this venue, it could make for a very memorable experience. You can also take the time to explore the Beverly Hills area afterward, which has become the setting for many a Hollywood movie. You may even spot a star whilst you stay here.