National Park Wedding Inspo that Will Have You Packing Your Bags
People flock to national parks year round for the IG-worthy views, historical monuments, and outdoor vibes. And whether you and your partner are looking for a spot to snap engagement pics, elope, or exchange vows and party with loved ones, national parks provide just the right venue to make it happen. Click through for some gorg park inspo to get the outdoor party started.
Gallery Wall-Worthy Shots: The breathtaking views are just one of many reasons why people head to the Grand Canyon. Grab your partner and book a photog for some incredible photos. And bonus — you and your SO will be able to revisit the same spot year after year. (via Priscila Valentina)
Color-Coordinated Cake: When the venue is this breathtaking, it makes total sense to color coordinate all of the other wedding details. This ombre cake topped with the pale airplant looks right at home in Zion National Park. (via Tyler Rye)
Minimal Decor, Major Views: National park parties don't require a lot of decorating, so there's no need to scour Pinterest for decor to pack for the trip. Assorted native plants and string lights set a striking scene, like this Joshua Tree reception. (via Laura Goldenberger)
Night Vision: Zion National Park's landscape looks just as romantic at dusk, so take advantage of the moody colors for some seriously swoon-worthy photos. (via Tyler Rye)
Mountain Top Vows: There are fab views at Big Bend National Park that don't require a day of intense hiking. This epic spot is an A+ choice for a small, intimate ceremony. (via Sam Hugh)
Be Prepared: Follow the weather so that you and your guests will know what to expect. Since Joshua Tree National Park tends to get pretty chilly in the evenings, this couple provided beautiful blankets that doubled as wedding decor. (via Hello Gem)
Postcard-Worthy Photos: What better way to share the news of your elopement than snapping a kiss in the park? This jaw-dropping pic from Arches National Park is def one for the (travel) books. (via The Hearnes)
Private Ceremony: Just because you eloped or hosted a small ceremony doesn't mean you shouldn't throw a reception! Set up a romantic dinner like this Zion National Park scene, and don't forget to bring the camera. (via Hazel & Lace Photography)
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Allison Collins lives in Denton, Texas with her husband and two dogs. She is a honky tonk connoisseur, Bruce Springsteen enthusiast, and proud member of the West Texas Cloud Appreciation Society.