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You've chosen to elope and now it's time to start planning, but where to start? With so many gorgeous places to choose from how do you narrow it down? While the choice is very personal, I've got a list of amazing locations in to help you narrow it down. 

Need some help choosing where to Elope?

Where to Elope

Twisting slot canyons, wind caves and desert badlands create a dramatic landscape to elope in. If you love the desert landscape, you'll love this state park.

Anzo-Borrego State Park

Located just a few hours east of San Diego, these blowing sand dunes are a beautiful place to ride off-road vehicles and watch the sunset. These rolling dunes are a great place to elope.


Salt flats, painted hills, and sand dunes for miles. Death Valley National Park is filled with so many unique and seemingly other-worldly locations. Sunrise over Zabriskie point, or sunset at Badwater Basin, there are so many gorgeous places to say "I do".

Death Valley National Park

Joshua Tree forests, jumbo rocks, and endless California sunshine. There's so much to love about Joshua Tree National Park. If you enjoy hiking, rock climbing, biking, and stargazing you'll love it here. The warm desert climate makes it a great place to elope even during the winter season.

Joshua Tree National PArk


Catalina Island is like our own slice of Greece here in SoCal. Only accessible by boat or airplane, you'll love the relaxed vibes this island has to offer. Cliffside views overlooking the harbor of Avalon City are breathtaking, and for those who love backpacking or hiking there are beautiful sights everywhere you go.

Catalina Island

In the heart of San Diego is an area of cliffs overlooking the Pacific Ocean. They're beautifully bathed in sunshine at sunset and are appropriately called Sunset Cliffs. 

Sunset Cliffs

Santa Barbara is filled with gorgeous places to elope. From a stunning courthouse to beautiful seaside hotels, you'll be surrounded by Spanish inspired architecture. Say your vows on the beautiful courthouse lawns, on a cliff overlooking the pacific ocean, or on a sailboat at sunset. 

Santa Barbara

Sea caves, ocean cliffs, tide pools, and the California sunshine are what you have to look forward to when eloping in Laguna Beach. Say your vows at Top of the World, then head to the beach for a picnic to watch the sunset. There are so many ways you can spend your elopement day.

Laguna Beach


Breathtakingly blue waters surrounded by beautiful mountains and serene beaches. Lake Tahoe is beautiful in the summer when it's warm, as well as in the winter when it's covered in snow. If you love boating, camping, hiking or kayaking then summer in Lake Tahoe would be perfect for you. If you love skiing, snowboarding, or snowshoeing then you would love Lake Tahoe in winter.

Lake Tahoe

Towering granite cliffs, gushing waterfalls, a winding river, and wide open meadows are what you have to look forward to when eloping in Yosemite National Park. If you love hiking and being in nature, you'll love this incredible National Park. Not a fan of hiking but love taking in incredible views? Well, there are some of the most breathtaking sights just a few steps from your vehicle. 

Yosemite National Park


If you love hiking, the ocean, or watching for wildlife then Point Reyes is the place for you. You'll see animals like elephant seals, whales, and elk during their respective seasons. From wide open grasslands to oceanside cliffs theres plenty to see here.

Point Reyes National Seashore

You'll really feel small and get the scale of these towering giants when you spend time in an old growth redwood forest. If serenity is something you seek, you'll find it among these green giants with a view of the Pacific Ocean.

Redwood National & State PArks

Stunning green mountains overlooking the crashing pacific ocean creates a perfect backdrop for any elopement. Whether you're adventurous and love to hike, or if you want to enjoy a landscape in a serene setting, Big Sur would be perfect for you. Get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and make your way into an evergreen forest by the sea.

Big Sur

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