Washington Elopement Packages
Washington is one of the top elopement destinations in the world. Many of our couples want to elope there, but there are so many areas pick from that many feel overwhelmed. This is why we created a comprehensive list of locations, vendors, and tips for you to be aware of when you elope in Washington. From permit questions to location ideas, we got you covered.
Are you recently engaged? Do you want to elope somewhere adventurous, fun, and beautiful? Then you came to the right place to build your Washington Elopement Package.
Disclaimer: While we don’t offer bundled elopement packages, we do provide you with all of the information and resources you will need to create your perfect elopement package. Our Wandering Weddings members are also amazing vendors to ask questions. These members have plenty of experience curating awesome elopement experiences for couples.
Places To Elope In Washington State
So you’re ready to start planning your elopement in Washington, but you aren’t sure where you should exchange your vows with your husband or wife to be.
There are so many beautiful places to elope Washington. From Washington’s whimsical forests to its gorgeous mountain peaks, we are sure you’ll find somewhere you both love. We listed some of our favorites to inspire you as you plan!
Mount Rainier National Park
With its 14,410-foot mountain peak, Mount Rainier National Park is a sight to see. This park is about three hours from Seattle and has beautiful views of waterfalls, glaciers, and lakes.
This location is ideal for adventure seekers, and those couples who are looking for awesome photo opportunities during their Washington elopement.
If you are loving the idea of eloping at Mount Rainier, then you should check out this Magical Wildflower Elopement at Mount Rainier National Park and this Washington Adventure Elopement in the Cascade Mountains.
Olympic National Park
Olympic National Park has everything from gorgeous snowy mountains and beaches and rainforests as backdrops as you exchange your vows.
This National park is about two hours away from Seattle and has three different ecosystems all around it.
This location is ideal for couples who want to get married somewhere private and surrounded by nature. Olympic National Park is quiet and serene, and we are sure you’ll find an ideal spot with no big crowds surrounding you.
Can you imagine seeing a sunrise or sunset over this gorgeous mountain range? This Rainy Adventure Elopement at Olympic National Park, Washington will give you some awesome inspiration!
North Cascades National Park
Can you believe this is one of the least visited parks in the country? North Cascades National Park is a serene location with 400 miles of trails to hike. Get your backpacks ready because this park has a little bit of everything from alpine lakes, rocky ridges, stunning waterfalls, and glaciers for miles.
If you are looking for an elopement location close to Seattle, then you should add Snoqualmie Mount Baker National Forest to your Washington elopement package list.
Do you love skiing? This place is ideal during winter to ski and enjoys the beautiful snow. If you are planning a summer elopement, then you can explore gorgeous trails and waterfalls after you both say ‘I do’.
Are you looking for something completely different? Hoh Rainforest is an oasis of lush greenery covered in ferns. The trees here are huge, and it’s also a great location destination if you are looking for something mystical and ethereal.
Green moss hangs from giant trees, and light slips through tree canopies creating picture-perfect lighting. This is the most popular spot, but other old-growth forests in Washington will give you the same feel.
The Washington Coast is over 150 miles of secluded beauty. This is a romantic getaway for any couple who want to elope somewhere glistening with water and sun.
You will also see some gorgeous sunsets in this area with forests and sea as your backdrop. Being a few hours away from Seattle is great, but there are also little towns close by. Take it a step further and camp by the beach for your Washington elopement.
Palouse Falls State Park
Washington is gorgeous everywhere, but you can find some awesome locations in Eastern Washington such as Palouse Falls State Park. This park has over 13,000 years of history. It is known to be one of the last active waterfalls on the Ice Age floods path. This epic waterfall is a must-see. Check out this Dreamy Elopement Inspiration Session in Palouse Falls for some inspiration.
Permits for Washington Elopements
If you decide to have your wedding ceremony at one of the locations we mentioned above, then you should check to see if that location requires a permit to get married. If you aren’t sure what you’re missing, we strongly suggest teaming up with some of our awesome Wandering Weddings members who specialize in elopements in Washington. Having these vendors by your side will not only make sure you cover all the requirements for permits and fees, but they can also help bring your elopement vision to life.
Top 5 Things to Remember When Planning an Elopement in Washington
- The best time to visit is June – October.
- Summer months of June-September are also the dryest months.
- There are so many beautiful spots to elope in Washington.
- Remember to obtain permits and pay location fees (if applicable).
- Have fun, and enjoy every moment during your elopement.