5 Amazing Places to Elope in the U.S.

The United States has an endless supply of gorgeous and unique places to elope. Some locations listed here and in the future will be bucket-list spots for me! So, if you’re looking to elope in any spot that says “bucket-list” and you’ve yet to find a photographer– I’ve got a gorgeous deal waiting for you. If you’re in Memphis and you think it’s amazing like I do, pop over here for some great elopement spots!


Top 5 U.S. Cities for Elopements

The elopement options are endless and it can be overwhelming to pick a place that will give you the most adventurous experience. 

Below are 5 (of many) of the best cities to elope in the United States. Every location has something unique and memorable to offer. Here are my picks for some of the 5 most romantic spots to elope in the U.S!

New Orleans

New Orleans is known to be one of the most popular elopement destinations in the world. This city offers you unique and romantic elopement venues for your special day, which is reason enough to elope in NOLA. And if you’re into ghosts…let’s make it a spooky adventure :)

The most beautiful architecture, horse-drawn carriages, centuries-old oak trees, and European atmosphere create romantic feelings no matter where you are in NOLA.

Street photo of the historic 4th Ward district
4th Ward | New Orleans

Moab **Bucket list

Moab elopements are producing some of the most gorgeous galleries I’ve seen, because of the wide-open spaces, epic scenery, mountain-scapes, and waterfalls. 

It’s a stunning southwest setting full of adventure and color. The bright blue sky, dramatic red rocks, winding desert river and dirt roads, and distant mountains sitting on the horizon (and capped with snow on the winter!). Moab really is a magical place for elopement adventures!

gorgeous landscape in Moab
Image by Adam Derewecki from Pixabay

Tybee Island

Tybee Island is one of the most beautiful cities to elope in the U.S. This place is absolutely perfect for a relaxed and stress-free intimate celebration. There’s always something enchanting about the open, natural beauty of the ocean. Imagine lounging in the breeze, bright blue skies, the sound of waves crashing gently, driftwood washing ashore, and warm sunshine on the most romantic day of your life.

Kauai, Hawaii **Bucket list

Kauai is one of the most romantic islands that would make anyone’s list of the best places to elope! Unmatched in lush green beauty and covered with forest and mountain ranges, Kauai is one of the more adventurous of all the Hawaiian islands. 

There are so many amazing reasons to elope in Kauai! Whether it’s the spectacular cliffs with epic views, crystal clear beaches, beautiful waterfalls, you can’t make a wrong choice.

Las Vegas, Nevada

The city of love and the wedding capital of the world, Las Vegas, is an ideal place to elope! With a range of locations to choose from — scenic mountains, unique natural landscapes, iconic chapels, ghost towns, opulent resorts — the destination is hands down the easiest place to say “I Do”. And there are countless spots in Vegas, you can find a great list here for tips, tricks, and alternate wedding spots: https://www.visitlasvegas.com/experience/post/tips-for-eloping-in-vegas/

Disco and glitter elopement portrait, shot by wandering creative

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