15 Unique Places to Tie the Knot

These gorgeous locales set the scene for a wedding ceremony that's truly one-of-a-kind.

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Balloon Festival

This one is pretty limited to location but is a great idea for a destination wedding.

Covered Bridge

Looking for a different intimate wedding location idea? A covered bridge would style well in each season. Photo by: JOPHOTO

Castle

Ditch the beach and go for a castle wedding. Because what bride doesn't want to feel like a princess on her big day? Photo by: JOPHOTO

Rooftop

Getting married in the city? Consider a rooftop wedding. The beauty of this type of ceremony is that you can make it casual or elegant.

Historic Theater

Looking for a different indoor location? Check out your local historic theater. Usually they offer tours so you can scope out the venue beforehand without having to meet with their event coordinator. Photo by: K Hannah Photography

Botanical Gardens

Most major cities have a botanical garden that can be rented for weddings and events. Plus, they usually feature multiple ceremony and reception sites to fit parties of any size.

Restaurant

A restaurant? Really? Yes, really! There are some gorgeous restaurants that you might be surprised double as wedding venues. And the best part? No delivery fee for catering.

Museum

Ditch the traditional hotel ballroom and opt for an art museum instead. Most local museums are in a central location which makes it easy for your guests to get to and find your wedding venue. Photo by: JOPHOTO

Historic Landmark

The U.S. has some awesome landmarks. If you want to personalize it even more, find a well known landmark in your home state or the state you met each other.

Stadium

For sports fans, this one's a lot of fun. Just make sure it’s off-season.

Dance Studio

If you’re looking for something TOTALLY different with a ton of open space, a dance studio might be just the ticket.

Zoo

Feeling a little wild? Check out your local zoo to see what kind of wedding options they have to host your awesome day. Photo: 2 Hodges Photography

Lighthouse

There’s something so classically preppy about a coastal lighthouse wedding. Plus, you'll find no shortage of incredible views.

National Park

What a view! Your guests will talk about your wedding for years and years to come. See 10 Stunning National Park Wedding Venues >>

Boat

Rather you go nautical-themed or opt for elegance on the water, party it up on a boat in any style you choose.

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