The Ultimate Guide To The 40 Best Mountain Wedding Venues In The US

  • Publication date: 02/25/2023
  • Updated: 05/01/2023

Have you always dreamt of tying the knot in front of the gorgeous beauty of mountains? Or perhaps at the bottom of a hill or on the banks of a rushing mountain river? Today, we've chosen 40 of the best mountain wedding venuesin the US, each with a unique spirit and breathtaking views. Your wedding will be absolutely unforgettable in such surroundings!

Early Mountain Vineyards, Virginia

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Photo by @nicoleivanovphoto

If you've ever visited the Blue Ridge foothills, you remember how beautiful they are. The site offers stunning views of the hills and allows you to tie the knot in such a beautiful environment. The Event Hall, which may also be used as a reception space, has a lovely fireplace that contributes to the room's ambiance. Aside from that, there are four more places where you can have your celebrations. You and your out-of-town relatives are welcome to spend the weekend at the Guest Cottage. The biggest benefit of the venue is that it welcomes weddings all year round!

Maximum guest capacity: 200

Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming

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Photo by @angelicaphotography

One of America's most beautiful national parks might be the setting for your most special moments. In fact, there are numerous spots across the site where you may tie the knot. Keep in mind that the ceremony locations are all outdoors and, of course, rustic. One issue is that there is no weather protection, so you are completely reliant on it. The number of visitors is also limited. Regardless, the location is well worth visiting. Choose the proper photo and video pros, and you'll treasure these memories for the rest of your life.

Maximum guest capacity: to be individually discussed

320 Guest Ranch in Gallatin Gateway, Montana

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Photo by @indieefox

The location is a hidden gem, nestled between Big Sky and Yellowstone National Park. The venue's old-western vibe is a fantastic match for the surroundings. There are various possibilities for ceremony locations, including a beautiful meadow, riverfront, or any other area you want. Both inside and out receptions are possible. You can choose to dance outside under the Montana sky or inside the beautiful farmhouse-style hall. It is also feasible to collaborate with a local chef to create a personalized menu!

Maximum guest capacity: 200

Stowe Mountain Resort, Vermont

This one's for you, ski enthusiasts. The rustic, natural environment of the venue will immediately captivate you. Depending on the number of people, the location has a few available spots for your event. From ballrooms to gardens, the venue will welcome you with open arms. For example, the Cliff House Restaurant, which is located around 300 feet above sea level. Inspiring views will provide an unforgettable backdrop for your wedding vows.

Maximum guest capacity: 300

Hurricane Ridge, Washington

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5,242 feet above the ground is the perfect height to start a new family, they say. The location exemplifies Washington's unique features at its finest. Despite the fact that Olympic National Park has a plethora of venues, this ranks among the coolest. Photographers believe it's genuinely stunning at sunset. There's also a good chance you'll come across a wild deer (they're nice but don't approach too closely). Trust us when we say that it is the best destination wedding venue in the USA.

Maximum guest capacity: to be individually discussed

Della Terra Mountain Chateau, Colorado

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Weddings of a small to medium size are welcomed. The family-owned château is set in the breathtaking Rocky Mountains. The rustic decor, combined with the breathtaking vistas, makes the site a dream for a wedding. Because the venue only allows one event per day, you won't have to worry about privacy. So it's just you two, your loved ones, and the breathtaking splendor of the mountain ranges. Following the ceremony among the pine trees with a view of McGregor Peak, the reception will be held in the gorgeous timber-decorated hall.

Maximum guest capacity: 200

The Highlands at Dove Mountain, Arizona

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When considering the best mountain wedding locations, this spot should be mentioned. When you think about this destination, three words come to mind: sophisticated, unusual, and scenic. Your wedding photography will include views of the Santa Catalina and Santa Rita Mountain ranges. Because holding a ceremony indoors would be a horrific crime, the property provides a gorgeous site on the lawn. The Dove Mountain Ballroom has a capacity of 40 to 250 people.

Maximum guest capacity: 250

Sierra-at-Tahoe, California

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Photo by @snow_schue

You will not be able to stop talking about it after witnessing it for the first time. Aside from being a well-known ski resort, the location is also suitable for a wedding. The breathtaking highland scenery will not disappoint. The site, which includes both indoor and outdoor options, allows you to customize your celebration from beginning to end.

Maximum guest capacity: 400

Sawyer Family Farmstead, North Carolina

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There are over a hundred arguments why this is the best mountain wedding venue in North Carolina. The mountains, of course, are first and foremost. The most significant advantage is the exclusive perspectives that open from the venue. Second, there are views of the iconic Lake Glenville. Then there's the fact that it's family-owned, which means it's extremely homey and welcoming. The Tuscan lights illuminate the barn and create a romantic environment for your celebration. By the way, there are a variety of packages available to suit all budgets.

Maximum guest capacity: to be individually discussed

Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa, New Hampshire

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The beautiful White Mountains of New Hampshire might be the setting for your wedding. The venue, which is housed in a historic building, has a beautiful interior as well as a gorgeous exterior. Another bonus of the property is its award-winning professional vendor team who will devote themselves to crafting your one-of-a-kind event. The ceremony can be held alternatively indoors or outdoors, with equally stunning mountain views from either location. There are also enough accommodations for all of your guests!

Maximum guest capacity: 250

Omni Mount Washington Resort, New Hampshire

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This ultra-chic resort is a true historical monument. It has been the dream location for hundreds of brides since its grand opening in 1902. Its mountain-inspired interior design is indeed a brilliant way to merge luxury with nature. The variety of available areas is really noteworthy, as well. You can even exchange vows on top of the mountain! If you don't like heights, choose a Grand Ballroom, a classic Broadway-inspired area with a wooden dance floor. The Jewell Terrace is ideal for couples who wish to enjoy the sunshine while saying "I do" against a mountain backdrop.

Maximum guest capacity: 400

The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa, Colorado

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Photo by @amandaberuphoto

It’s another beautiful location for your unforgettable wedding. The venue, located in Beaver Creek Mountain, is a one-of-a-kind property that provides magnificent accommodations as well as a variety of leisure pursuits for you and your guests. A high level of service will ensure that you have an outstanding event experience. The ceremonies are mainly performed outside (no surprise), and the receptions are normally held in one of the spectacular ballrooms. The venue also provides wedding planning services, which is useful for people who have yet to find a wedding planner.

Maximum guest capacity: 150

The Little Nell, Colorado

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Photo by @moniquelhuillierbride

If you've been looking for the best mountain wedding venues in Colorado, we're sure you've come across this location. The property will reward you with the greatest views of the Rocky Mountains all around. Furthermore, it is one of the few mountain settings that can accommodate large gatherings! Let's talk numbers. There are 92 suites offered; the venue can fit up to 500 attendees; and it's only a 12-minute drive from the Aspen airport, making it very convenient for your out-of-town guests.

Maximum guest capacity: 500

National Museum of Wildlife Art, Wyoming

The landscapes and architecture are two features that genuinely distinguish this location. The location, perched on the cliffside, provides spectacular and peaceful views of the National Elk Refuge. In terms of architecture, the structure appears to be growing from a cliff! Idaho quartzite was utilized in the construction, which allows it to mix well with the environment. Pike and Susan Sullivan event halls provide access to the breathtaking terrace (which can later serve as a setting for the cocktail hour and a photoshoot location). The Members' Gallery Event Space, ideal for a sophisticated reception, features wood floors and some of the museum's best artworks.

Maximum guest capacity: 130 seated, 500 standing

Mohonk Mountain House, New York

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Don't be misled by the name. It's not a "home," darling; it's a Victorian castle! It is located on the banks of Lake Mohonk, as implied by the name, and the views it provides are more than just spectacular. Because of its vast acreage, the location offers a variety of possibilities for your celebrations. We're confident you'll find something to suit your needs, from the 19th-century Parlor to the manicured grounds. By the way, professional on-site vendors may take on the function of your wedding planners, relieving you of the burden.

Maximum guest capacity: to be individually discussed

The Mountain Top Inn & Resort

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The views of the lake and the mountains at the same time are what make this venue absolutely special. The setting will allow you to enjoy spectacular views no matter what season you choose for your wedding. Another advantage of the location is its distance from the city noise. If you plan your wedding here, you will have the most beautiful and pleasant event of your life. For the day, you will have access to 700 acres of breathtaking scenery. There are 12 event spots and plenty of suites (lots of them are pet friendly, by the way). If you are still unsure about the vendor selection, consider reserving those on-site. They are fantastic specialists that can make your dreams become a reality.

Maximum guest capacity: to be individually discussed

Mountain Lake Lodge, Virginia

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The venue, which is located in the Appalachian Mountains, offers a wide range of areas for your celebration. Everything from rural cottages to the legendary Main Stone Lodge can be yours for the day. Summer weddings in the gazebo look beautiful under a thick canopy of trees, while winter weddings can be held in Mary's Barn with its wooden beams. Pick any locations for your photoshoot. Some of the most beautiful photos have been taken near the Historic Clubhouse with the breathtaking mountains as a background. We recommend the Grand Ballroom for a luxurious reception.

Maximum guest capacity: 200

Whitefish Mountain Resort, Montana

A greater picturesque background than Glacier National Park is difficult to find. The ceremony held at the top of the mountain will not only be the most surreal moment of your life, but it will also be something that you will never forget. Think of the wedding video you will have! Even though the reception will not be held at the top, it will have a magnificent location. The outdoor patio, equipped with a fire pit, enhances the attractiveness of the Base Lodge. The venue, however, is only open for a limited time, from mid-June to mid-September.

Maximum guest capacity: 200

Check out a few more of the most beautiful outdoor wedding venues in the US:

  1. Snow Mountain Ranch, Colorado
  2. Brundage Mountain Resort, Idaho
  3. Mackay Bar Ranch in Riggins, Idaho
  4. Summit Chalet at Lutsen Mountain, Montana
  5. Iron Horse Unlimited, California
  6. Sunday River Wedding Co., Maine
  7. The Ridge Tahoe, Nevada
  8. Mt. Hood Ski Bowl, Oregon
  9. Four Seasons Resort and Residences, Colorado
  10. Granite Ridge Estate & Barn, Maine
  11. Malibu Rocky Oaks Estate, California
  12. Ancient Lore Village, Tennessee
  13. Catoctin Hall at Musket Ridge, Maryland
  14. The Club at Snoqualmie Ridge in Snoqualmie, Washington
  15. Wild Basin Lodge, Colorado
  16. Riverside Farm, Vermont
  17. Zion Red Rock in Rockville, Utah
  18. Bernardus Lodge & Spa, California
  19. Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, California
  20. Sky Ranch Lodge, Arizona
  21. Stein Eriksen Lodge, Utah
  22. Liberty Mountain Resort, Pennsylvania
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