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Incredible Winter Wedding Venues Across The US


Have you always identified yourself as an unconventional soul? Do all the date nights with your partner translate to cozy cuddles and warm embraces? Congratulations, you are meant to be a winter bride! While late spring and summer have always been the prime wedding seasons, this time we are all in for rustic wedding décor ideas and warm reception beverages by the fireplace. We understand that the season of summer is the official wedding season- as the weather starts warming up, the long sunny days become hard to pass up. But winter weddings have always been one of our favorites- whether we talk about chic wedding decoration ideas with lanterns decking up reception spaces or brides wearing highly embellished wedding dresses.


Whether or not you have always dreamt about getting married in a snowy wonderlandwinter wedding photographs have always been some of our favorite memories. There’s something romantic about snuggling up after exchanging vows. Let's talk about theatrical wedding gowns, dark and dramatic inspired wedding colorsholiday-inspired wedding cocktails, and grand champagne towers in New Years' Eve weddings! We mean why wouldn't you want to get married during the most wonderful time of the year?


While so many couples flock to the south for tying the knot with their toes in the sand, there are many couples who vouch for creating a winter wedding wonderland with luscious greenery and stunning details that shimmer like a snow globe with glamorous glitter and sequin details. From scoring the off-season winter wedding discounts on your wedding vendor bookings to shining like a queen while wearing seasonal bridal flower crowns, winter weddings can be thematic and atmospheric.


While talking about winter weddings, we cannot skip the fact that there have been dreamy winter wedding destinations across the country and beyond that are more than simply perfect! Winter-themed wedding venues can be found from Colorado to North Carolina, from the mountains to the woods to a ski lift, whether you have always dreamt about a wedding in the mountains or a lakeside reception event! These winter wedding spots are statement-making wedding venue options as they feature epic wedding photo backdrops and extraordinary romance in their wedding event spaces.


Dreamy Winter Wedding Venues Across The Country:


Dunton Hot Springs, Colorado
There is truly nothing like the majestic Rockies in Colorado. Also considered to be a dream destination wedding spot in the USA, this romantic 1800’s ghost town nestled across the mountain from Telluride is one of the best romantic getaways if hiding away in a cozy cabin in the mountains has always fascinated you, and you want to snuggle with your sweetheart without missing out on the comforts of modern amenities. This exclusive Colorado wedding retreat was once a ghost town surrounded by breathtaking mountainscapes and mineral springs which has been meticulously restored into several luxury honeymoon cabins. So you can curl up by the fireplace with your beau by your side and stay back for a mini-moon after your wedding celebrations. This exclusively restored ghost town boasts hand-hewn log cabins, sensuous hot springs, shimmering snowbanks, and the reminiscence of an old mining town along with the comforting sound of a tumbling waterfall that lulls you to sleep.


The Whiteface Lodge, Lake Placid, New York
The Whiteface Lodge in Lake Placid New York evokes the Gilded Age splendor of the historic Adirondack Great Camps in its rustic timber design. Known to be one of the best mountain venues for a winter wedding, this mountain top wedding destination is tucked into the picturesque woodlands of the Adirondacks High Peaks region of Upstate New York. Tie the knot in a mountaintop location at this place which is a cozy and picturesque retreat that harkens back to the region's 19th-century heyday. It is located near Lake Placid and has been the site for the Winter Olympics two times yet, which means that your guests will be in the mood for winter activities as you plan to exchange your wedding vows and dance the night away.


The Pitcher Inn, Warren, Vermont
Known to be a romantic inn in the Mad River Valley of Vermont, this winter wedding venue has a reputation among East Coast skiers, making it the perfect place for a charming wedding weekend mountain retreat. This property has a total of 11 rooms which are decorated individually with eclectic style elements, bringing in the best of what Vermont has to offer for weddings. There is a romantic locavore restaurant that is perfect for an indulgent reception with an obstructed mountainscape view. If you are looking to host a micro wedding or an elopement head to the five-course tasting menu in the wine cellar facing a roaring fireplace in Tracks, which is the on-site tavern.


Edgewood Tahoe, Nevada
This luxurious winter hideaway sits on the shores of South Lake Tahoe's cobalt blue waters, overlooking the Sierra Nevada mountain range, and has a rich history of creating unforgettable wedding experiences in Nevada. Both the expansive North Room Deck & Lawn and the more intimate South Room & Deck are available at the LEED-certified mountain lodge, each with a lofty mountain chalet aesthetic and spectacular lake views. When it comes to making your wedding guests' dreams come true, this venue's team of passionate wedding specialists is second to none.


Planterra Conservatory, West Bloomfield, Michigan
Want to get married in the snow without the bone-chilling experience? The Planterra Conservatory in Michigan is a wedding venue that is a glass-enclosed botanical garden that is steeped in different biological ecosystems. This stunning and picturesque spot in Michigan has everything from a dramatic stone archway to a lush wall of greenery and moss, creating opportunities for an unforgettable wedding photography session. The iron and glass structure dates back to 1930 and features the same style as Parisian arcades in France. Bridging the gap between modern style and old European elegance, there is no better place to celebrate your winter mountain wedding than in Michigan. You can witness softly falling snow or tie the knot right under the stars without the external weather condition getting into your celebration.


The St. Regis Aspen Resort in Colorado
Another Colorado mountain wedding venue made this list and we aren't surprised! If a chic winter wedding is what you are after, then this luxurious resort in Colorado can make you fall in love once again. The sophisticated mountain retreat resort is perfect for a luxurious destination wedding, featuring sweeping mountain views covered in snow canopies. The courtyard wedding event space and the resort ballroom can accommodate up to 600 guests in an opulent and sparkling setting that is steeped in gleaming chandeliers and gorgeous fabric-paneled walls. Located just a few steps away from downtown Aspen, it is considered to be one of the most vibrant historic and picturesque spots in entire Colorado.


Tamarack Resort, Idaho
Tamarack Resort, nestled in Idaho's West Central Mountains, offers a wide variety of winter activities to keep your wedding guests entertained throughout the weekend. The Arling Center is the most popular location for wedding receptions. A non-denominational chapel, quaint schoolhouse, and bi-level space known as The Grange are just some of the three white-washed buildings that make up the Lake Cascade Resort. The nearby ballroom and other indoor options, in addition to the picturesque chapel, total up to 10,000 square feet of event space for up to 200 guests.


The St. Regis Deer Valley in Utah
One of the premier mountain wedding venues in Utah for a memorable winter wedding, this is considered to be a paradise for ski lovers. For couples who want to enjoy their big day celebration in seclusion while their guests can go and channel out their adrenaline-charged adventures, this chic winter wedding venue in Utah is the place for it. Located at the Deer Valley, this luxury ski resort park in Utah offers unobstructed mountain views of the Wasatch Mountains and a captivating panoramic view of the gleaming city lights located below the valley. Your friends and family can enjoy the luxurious on-site accommodations along with ski activities, a convenient ski valet, a heated slope-side pool, and a hot tub. The horse-drawn sleigh rides organized by this ski resort are meant especially for newlyweds and can make all your fairytale dreams come true. The horse-drawn sleigh rides can also offer multiple couple portrait ops with the incredible Rocky Mountains as a backdrop.


Sands Point Preserve in Sands Point, New York
New York's Sands Point Preserve wedding venue is considered to be a magical side to tie the knot during winter. Spanning 216 acres of immaculately landscaped lands, this historic winter wedding venue in Port Washington, New York can take you back in time to the Great Gatsby era and give you the experience of a once-in-a-lifetime fairytale wedding that you have always dreamt of. The boastful architecture and immaculately landscaped gardens along with the sweeping views of the Gold Coast of this picturesque New York wedding venue make it one of most photographers' favorite spots for vintage-style photography. From the Hempstead House, a Tudor-style mansion dating back to 1912 to the 100,000-square-foot medieval structure known as Castle Gould, every corner of this mountain-esque wedding venue in New York looks straight out of a fable.


Early Mountain Vineyards, Madison, Virginia
The stunning views and relaxing experience of this intimate wedding venue in Virginia make every wedding a worthwhile experience! Located on the foothills of the Blue Ridge mountains, this vineyard wedding venue in Virginia comes with a cozy and intimate event hall with a grand fireplace. There are also onsite guest cottages where you can check in with your closest family members and friends after your wedding celebration. It is considered to be a premier wedding venue in the heart of Virginia wine country with stately modern facilities and luxurious amenities, making it perfect for your ceremony and reception. Featuring vaulted ceilings, flexible indoor and outdoor event spaces, special honeymoon cottages, and rustic fireplaces, this award-winning mountain wedding venue in Virginia is sure to capture your heart.


The Highlands at Dove Mountain, Marana, Arizona
As strange as it may sound, Arizona couples can channel their love for gorgeous winter mountain weddings at this ultimate desert chic wedding venue. Offering stunning views of the Santa Catalina, Tucson, and Santa Rita Mountain ranges, this chic wedding venue is nestled in the foothills of the Tortolita Mountains. The intimate gated community overlooks the gleaming city lights of Tucson and is located at an elevation of 3000 feet which can make all your mountain wedding dreams come true! The resort-style amenities including golf, tennis, pickleball, pool and spa, fitness center, and restaurant can be perfect for entertaining your wedding guests in Arizona.


Sheldon Chalet, Alaska
The Sheldon Chalet, an intimate and unique wedding venue overlooking Denali's summit, will swoon over adventurous lovers. Small but mighty, this mountain chalet in Alaska can host up to 10 people for a small ceremony before you take your wedding photos inside an ice crevasse and enjoy Alaskan delicacies prepared by your personal chef. When the aurora borealis, which is most visible from September to April, is at its peak, you don't need fancy reception decorations to have a good time. All-inclusive privileges include round-trip helicopter transportation, gourmet meals prepared by a chef, use of adventure gear, access to the 35-square-mile Don Sheldon Amphitheater, and use of a sauna with a view of Mount Everest's summit.


Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa, Whitefield, New Hampshire
Located amidst the much-famed White Mountains of New Hampshire, this mountain-inspired wedding venue in Whitefield has been a historically significant destination since its inception in 1865. Known to be home to beautiful mountain weddings in New Hampshire, it can be the ultimate destination for a chic winter wedding with panoramic mountain views as your ceremony backdrop. Nestled amidst 400 acres of sweeping, landscaped grounds, this historical resort wedding venue in New Hampshire features stunning indoor and outdoor ceremony, reception, and rehearsal dinner settings, breathtaking mountain vistas, fine on-site restaurants, luxurious guest rooms, and suites, and an award-winning spa and wellness center. One can only imagine the gorgeousness as you glide down the grand staircase of this wedding venue, wearing your favorite winter bridal accessories and looking like a dream.


Yosemite National Park, California
Perhaps the most famous national park in the entire country, getting married at Yosemite National Park in California can be a dream come true for couples who always loved to stay close to nature and want to host a sensationally sustainable wedding affair. Certainly one of our favorite mountain wedding venues in California, this spot is perfect for couples who want to tie the knot amidst wild nature and enchanting woodlands. There are more than four different ceremony and reception sites at the national park including Yosemite Lodge at the Falls, with its views of Yosemite Falls from the ceremony site, giving you the best of nature's abundance all in one place. The elegant Victorian-style Wawona Hotel is another favorite wedding venue in California for couples who want to channel their love for nature in a wonderful wintry setting.


Leatherwood Mountains, Ferguson, North Carolina
Want your gorgeous and chic winter whites to pop against the bright greenery of mountains? Head to the Leatherwood Mountains in North Carolina to tie the knot amidst the wilderness and magical mountains. This premier North Carolina mountain resort is meant for couples who love mountains with wild horses grazing in the meadows and can be the ultimate destination for your mountain cabin-style wedding in the middle of nowhere. The rustic and open-air wedding reception sites come with a 360-degree view of majestic mountains and sweeping expansive meadows.


Winter is a very special time of the year to get married and for every couple who is looking to brave the weather and get married during this magical time, there are unique perks like off-season discounts and picturesque wedding photo backdrops for them to unravel. The above-mentioned snowy wedding retreats can transform into a winter wonderland under a blanket of snow for your magical wedding portraits! From decking up your wedding with glamorous ideas to cozy and small wedding details, these wedding venues are perfect for people who have never pictured themselves walking down the aisle amidst rose petals!


Getting married in the winter month can be the most scenic and romantic experience for you and your guests. From ski resorts with dreamy mountain views to chateaus and estates with cozy-yet-luxurious interiors, your big day during the winter season will fill your heart with warmth. Apart from the fact that a chic white blanket of snow can be a surreal backdrop for weddings, you are most likely to find an indoor winter wedding event space in these winter reception venues that will specifically reflect your style. Although it might seem like a challenge at the beginning, finding your dream winter wedding destination is not that difficult since there is a little something for everyone. Just keep in mind to check for the weather forecast and also consider how inclement weather could affect getting to and from your venue. As the mercury might drop in certain winter wedding spots mentioned above, be sure to keep a weather-appropriate winter wedding attire such as a jacket or a shawl to keep yourself warm from the chilly weather outside. Discover what's waiting for you!


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