Believe it or not, your perfect fairytale, glam or boho garden wedding is a lot closer than you might think. If you’re still struggling to find a locale, imagine your wedding day surrounded by colorful flowers, tropical botanicals and maybe a few butterflies. It’s enough to fulfill *any* bride’s dreams, right? If you’re drooling over (and maybe pinning) open air wedding venues full of lush greenery and picturesque ocean views, a garden wedding venue might just be what you and your boo (or future boo) are looking for. Garden weddings might seem other-worldly, but scroll down and you’ll find 18 venues that are located right in the good old U.S. of A.

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens

1. Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens (Miami, FL): Welcome to the jungle! Filled with regal palm trees, a lily pond and tropical plants, this Miami wedding venue is chock full of awe-inspiring nature. You’ll make a remarkable grand entrance that your guests won’t forget. (Photo via Gianny Campos Photography / Style Me Pretty)

Calliote Canyon

2. Calliote Canyon (Ojai, CA): Exchange your vows in your own personal paradise. Only an hour and a half north of LA, this property will make you feel like the outside world doesn’t exist. It’s the perfect little love bubble to celebrate your wedding with your close friends and family. (Photo via Gina and Ryan Photography / Ruffled Blog)

Haiku Mill

3. Haiku Mill (Maui, HI): This historical landmark makes an ideal backdrop for your Hawaiian garden wedding. Bright sunny skies, tropical flowers and outdoor string lights make this the perfect place to say, “I do!” Aloha! (Photo via Anna Kim Photography / Junebug Weddings)

Barnsley Gardens

4. Barnsley Gardens (Adairsville, GA): A magical storybook wedding starts right here. The historic ruins and beautiful gardens will feel like you’re having two weddings in one. Your wedding will be the talk of the South. (Photo via Our Labor of Love / The Knot)


5. Legare Waring House (Charleston, SC): There is just something about the South that captures the classic and ethereal feel of everlasting love. The historic charm of this unique venue space is everything you’ve ever dreamed of. (Photo via Sean Money & Elizabeth Fay / The Lane)

Dunaway Gardens

6. Dunaway Gardens (Newnan, GA): Garden meets jungle for this unique venue in the deep South. This hidden treasure is filled with secret little hideaways for you and your new beau to sneak away to during your wedding day. (Photo via Simply Sarah Photography / Weddings Unveiled)


7. Beaulieu Gardens (Napa, CA): Hanging installations are totally in right now, and this vineyard provides the perfect place to show them off. Dine under the low-hanging grapevine garden ceilings in one of the most sought-after wedding venues in California. (Photo via Jose Villa / Style Me Pretty)

Anderson House

8. Anderson House (Washington, DC): The walled garden inside of this massive mansion is a Florentine villa right in the midst of our nation’s capital. The history behind this venue will give your wedding an iconic and timeless feel. (Photo via KT Merry Photography)

Gardens of Bammel

9. Gardens of River Oaks (Houston, TX): With a conservatory imported from London, the lushly landscaped gardens of this gorgeous venue are straight out of a wedding wonderland. The entire area is accented with Victorian lamps and wrought iron gates that will make your guests feel like they stepped into another century. (Photo via Gardens of River Oaks)

Davis Islands Garden Club

10. Davis Islands Garden Club (Tampa, FL): Luxury is at its finest at this gorgeous waterfront location. The wonderful view and quaint gazebo are the perfect setting for your luxe modern nuptials. Pinkies up! (Photo via Justin De Mutiis / Style Me Pretty)

Boojum Tree Hidden Gardens

11. Boojum Tree Hidden Gardens (Phoenix, AZ): Imagine getting married in a hacienda-style plaza, dancing the night away in this beautiful palm garden, with trees shading the courtyard. For a glam-meets boho event, host your cocktail hour in this old world-inspired cantina with gilded candles and colorful florals on the tables. (Photo via Boojum Tree)

Pippin Hill Farms

12. Pippin Hill Farm (North Garden, VA): A culinary vineyard right in the heart of Virginia makes for a picturesque setting to celebrate your marriage. The breathtaking overlook of the Blue Ridge Mountains will create a scene that you’ll never forget. (Photo via Adam Barnes / Style Me Pretty)


13. Cheekwood Museum of Art (Nashville, TN): Immerse yourself in a cultural escape of art and beauty with this contemporary Georgian-style mansion surrounded by gorgeous greenery and botanic gardens. This ideal location will set the stage for all of your wedding fantasies to unfold. (Photo via Sarah Joelle Photography / OnceWed)

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14. San Diego Botanic Garden (San Diego, CA): With over 220 days of sunshine a year, rain on your wedding day is one thing that you won’t have to worry about. The warm weather and botanical backdrop create everything you need to start planning your special day. (Photo via Allie Lindsey Photography / Ruffled)

Lalumondiere River Mill and Gardens

15. Lalumondiere River Mill and Gardens (St. Louis, MO): The eclectic charm of this three-story structure presiding over stunning river views makes for a nostalgic place for your ceremony. Once a grist mill, the restored B&B and reception venue offer an intimate place to celebrate with your closest friends and family. (Photo via Charis Rowland Photography)

Terrell House

16. Terrell House (New Orleans, LA): This oasis located in the heart of historic New Orleans creates a balance between comfort and elegance. Built in 1857, the awe-inspiring natural architecture and grand courtyard are surrounded by several fountains and lush vegetation. (via OnceWed)

Brookgreen Gardens

17. Brookgreen Gardens (Myrtle Beach, SC): If that gorgeous garden gate isn’t enough to entice you, this national historic garden is also home to seasonal blooms that will give your wedding a truly unique feel. There’s nothing like being surrounded by fresh flowers to create a lovely wedding setting. (Photo via Erin Taylor Photography / Stunning and Brilliant Events)

Wayfarer's Chapel

18. Wayfarer’s Chapel (Rancho Palos Verdes, CA): The naturalness of this architectural dream lends a unique expression to a sacred space for your wedding day. You’ll have a view of the Pacific Ocean while standing on acres of lush landscaped gardens. What more could a bride ask for? (Photo via J Wiley Photography)

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