Your family home on the lake. The tropical wedding weekend you’ve dreamed about for years. The intimate elopement that’s more comfortable for you. No matter the reason, destination weddings are unique events that deserve special attention. We’ve been lucky enough to photograph destination weddings all over the world. In addition to the featured weddings below, some of our favorite destination weddings have been an intimate ceremony in the Belize rainforest, a grand celebration in Lisbon, Portual; and a quaint wedding in rural Vermont.

Take a look below to see some of our favorite destination weddings!

A Persian-Greek Celebration in the Nation’s Capital

When these San Diego natives were planning their wedding, they wanted something grand and formal. Something that didn’t require a lot of decor and could also accommodate their multi-cultural celebration. They didn’t have to look far outside their Washington, D.C.-area home to find the Great Marsh Estate, a Georgian mansion befitting of a truly global affair.

A Family Affair

 

Ruth and Matt were married amongst close family and friends on a blustery day at Crossroads Estate. Despite the unseasonably cold temperatures, Ruth wore Reem Acra and walked down the aisle to Rachel Platten's "Better Place", performed by friend Sara Mann.

 

 

A Celebration High Atop Surfing's Mecca

 

High atop the pounding surf of Oahu's North Shore, Liz and Jordan held their Hawaii destination wedding at Sunset Ranch. It was a picture-perfect Hawaiian day.

 

 

Under the Gaze of the Sawtooth Mountains

 

On a ranch nestled amidst Idaho’s snowcapped mountain peaks and the meandering Salmon River, Claire and Brian held their destination wedding at the Idaho Rocky Mountain Ranch, with a vista suitable for the gods.

 

 

Where Granite Meets Lava

 

Courtney and Chris held their barn-themed destination wedding on a family ranch near Lake Almanor, nestled at a crossroad where the granite of the Sierra Nevada meets the lava of the Cascades.

 

 

Classic Sophistication in Cape May

 

Jenn and Scott planned their destination wedding for Cape May, New Jersey. They were married at Congress Hall, America's oldest seaside resort. These Manhattanites were surrounded by their closest family and friends as they tied the knot on a perfect Cape May day.