Alaska, really?! You are probably muttering as you begin to read this article. Usually when couples think, "destination wedding", they think of sandy beaches or romantic location such as Paris, France or the castles in Ireland. Hardly ever do people equate destination weddings with a destination like Alaska. But, that's because couples don't see all the potential there is to having their wedding in Alaska. For one, Wedding at Clandeboye Lodgeit's extremely original. How many people do you know that were married in Alaska? Exactly. Secondly, its gorgeous anytime of the year! Alaska's summers are mild and it's winter leaves the land sparkling in snow, and every season is complimented by a backdrop of beautiful scenery. Alaska really does have a lot to offer and here is a list of great locations to consider if you are planning a wedding getaway.
Sunset View Resort is located in Big Lake is the ideal location for a gorgeous summer wedding. Their lake front ceremony site offers a gorgeous backdrop of Mt. McKinley. They offer ceremony packages with or without lodging and their lodging packages included vacation homes or the rental of an entire private property. They can accommodate weddings large or small in this gorgeous location.
Majestic Valley Lodge which is located in Sutton offers the unique opportunity for couples to marry on top of the Matanuska Glacier and then host their reception inside spacious hand scribed log lodge. The lodge also offers several other locations for your ceremony including a dining room, a covered porch, or on the lawn. No matter where you have your ceremony or you reception of up to 125 guests, you will enjoy the elegant, yet rustic feel this location will add to your destination wedding.
The Driftwood Inn offers a gorgeous seaside location in Homer for your destination wedding. You can exchange your vows in front of Kachemak Bay and its beautiful mountain backdrop and Bishop Beach offers a great location for your wedding photos. Their cozy lodge can accommodate up to seventeen people and is great for wedding parties since they require a two-night stay minimum. They are open all year to accommodate every couple.
Alyeska Resort is located on top of Mt. Alyeska and is known for its spectacular views. Their Glacier Express is the idea location for summer or winter weddings, while their Pond Courtyard is beautiful for a summer or late fall ceremony. They have everything you need to accommodate any wedding or any size including places for your reception and even a place to hold your ladies brunch.
Pearson's Pond Luxury Inn and Adventure Spa is located Juneau. This is a place that guarantees to make your wedding one of a kind and exciting! Some of their ceremony options include getting married at the edge of a glacier lake, a private ceremony aboard a boat as you take in Juneau amazing island scenery or in a private location you arrived at via a kayak. These ceremony options are not for the faint of heart, and if all of those options are a little to exciting for you, you can get married in a more traditional way at the Flower Arch located at the edge of the lake or in the Garden Gazebo overlooking the gardens and the glacier. No matter what you decide they guarantee that they will customize your wedding to fit your exact needs.
As you can see Alaska has a lot to offer when it comes to accommodating the perfect destination wedding. There are lots of websites committed to helping you plan and Wedding at Clandeboye Lodgeorganize your Alaskan wedding, so stop making excuses! If you and your fiancé are outdoor lovers then Alaska is the prefect place to enjoy the outdoors and even exchange your vows.