Who says you have to go into debt to get married? Celebrating your nuptials with a lavish, expensive wedding is a thing of the past, thanks to the latest microwedding trend.
However, arranging an elopement doesn't mean standing inside a musty courthouse wearing your best business casual. If you're planning on a private elopement or intimate microwedding, check out these top locations around the state. You'll say "I do" surrounded by breathtaking scenery and romantic architecture, while still being able to afford that amazing honeymoon.
Start your marriage off right with an unforgettable elopement at one of these one-of-a-kind venues:
Cavender Castle. 121 Cavender Castle Drive, Dahlonega. 404-983-0900. www.cavendercastle.com.
If you've always dreamed of getting married medieval style, Cavender Castle has you covered. Located in the beautiful mountains of North Georgia, Cavender Castle offers multiple all-inclusive elopement packages for 2-25 people that can include the use of the Castle, an officiant, a customized ceremony, choice of ceremony site, optional photography and resources for lodging and dining.
Burruss Mill Falls. 5200 Burruss Mill Road, Cumming. 770-815-1651. www.burrussmillfalls.com.
Perfect for a vintage garden wedding, the lush foliage, gorgeous waterfall and historic grist mill will make your Bohemian microwedding dreams a reality. Simple elegance at its finest, the Burruss Mill Falls elopement package includes use of the stunning site, a photographer and officiant, allowing you to construct the ideal small ceremony you've imagined.
Stonehurst Place. 923 Piedmont Avenue NE, Atlanta. 404-881-0722. www.stonehurstplace.com.
If a storybook city wedding in Midtown Atlanta checks all your boxes, Stonehurst Place offers three different elopement packages to choose from. Along with a private ceremony, cake cutting and toast, options include one or two nights at Stonehurst Place, ability to accommodate between 2-60 guests, choice of music, bridal bouquet and boutonniere, signature wedding cake, keepsake gown hanger and champagne glasses.
The Gristmill Lawn at Hightower Falls. 771 Hightower Falls Road, Cedartown. 770-748-8588. www.hightowerfalls.com.
Located at the base of an 80-foot waterfall, the Gristmill Lawn at Hightower Falls offers an outdoor site perfect for a ceremony for 2-20 guests. The elopement package includes use of the grounds for two hours, chairs, archway and plant stands holding lush ferns. Bring your own officiant and photographer for a truly magical event.
The Kehoe House. 123 Habersham St., Savannah. 912-232-1020. www.kehoehouse.com.
The Kehoe House in Savannah offers couples an unforgettably Southern elopement experience with multiple ceremony locations, two-night accommodations, bridal bouquet and boutonniere, officiant, wedding cake, champagne toast, keepsake glasses and more. Indoor wedding sites include The Parlor or The Music Room, and outdoor options include The Garden Courtyard and the popular Veranda, an intimate and romantic balcony setting.
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