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 tropical, fun, and beautiful? Then you came to the right place to build your Washington Elopement Package. 

Here are some Washington elopements we have featured on our blog: 

Rainy Adventure Elopement at Olympic National Park, Washington

Washington Adventure Elopement in the Cascade Mountains

Dreamy Elopement Inspiration Session in Palouse Falls, Washington

Magical Wildflower Elopement at Mount Rainier National Park

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. Check out these…

Washington elopement photography of couple

Washington National Park Locations 

There are so many beautiful national parks in Washington. These parks are not only perfect for your Washington elopement but also great for some epic hikes and epic views. We listed some of our favorites to inspire you as you plan!

1. 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.

2. 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?

3. 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.

mt. rainier washington elopement

Other Washington Locations

1. Snoqualamie Mt. Baker National Forest

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 skii 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’.

2. Hoh Rainforest

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.

3. Washington Coast

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.

Washington rainforest session

Photo by Photo by Nick Plus Danee

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

Washington elopement photography

Top 5 Things to Remember When Planning an Elopement in Washington

  1. The best time to visit is June – October.
  2. Summer months of June-September are also the dryest months.
  3. There are so many beautiful spots to elope in Washington.
  4. Remember to obtain permits and pay location fees (if applicable).
  5. Have fun, and enjoy every moment during your elopement.
Washington photography of bride and groom

Vendors to Build your Perfect Washington Elopement Package


Explore our different Wandering Weddings members who specialize in Washington Elopement Photography.

After picking your photographer, you should head over to our Elopement Planning Resource Page.