Large weddings are very beautiful, but they’re also often very stressful, time-consuming and expensive. If you and your soon-to-be spouse aren’t in love with the idea of going all out for your big day, it might be a good idea to consider eloping!
But going to the courthouse isn’t your only option. If you live in Ohio, there are dozens of beautiful places to have an intimate elopement ceremony that focuses just on the two of you together. Take a look at the following venues and locations to find the perfect option for you!
If you love the look of a waterside ceremony, this might be a great place to say “I do”. At the Marblehead Lighthouse, you can have an intimate elopement overlooking Lake Erie, followed by beautiful photographs taken by the lighthouse!
Whether you both love drinking wine or you simply adore the romantic ambiance wineries provide, this is a truly unique outdoor venue to elope in Ohio! The winery offers lakeside ceremonies for those hoping to stay close to Cincinnati.
Located in the North Chagrin Reservation, this small castle is a romantic option for anyone fascinated with history. There are also other beautiful natural landmarks that are great for post-ceremony pictures, like the Sanctuary Marsh, Buttermilk Falls, and Sunset Pond.
Always dreamed of a garden wedding? Consider eloping at the Cleveland Botanical Garden! There are dozens of gorgeous spots in this venue to explore and several stunning backdrops for you to choose from for your ceremony.
For those who envision a truly scenic place to say their vows, Cuyahoga Valley is a perfect option! Although it isn’t far from Cleveland, it has a secluded and romantic feel. There are trails, waterfalls and trees galore, and the Cuyahoga River runs for 100 miles throughout the park — all of which offer a stunning setting to elope with the love of your life.
Eloping? Don’t forget the flowers!
Florals and greenery can make your special day stand out in a truly unique way that you’ll remember for years to come. Whether you already have floral ideas in mind for your wedding or you are hoping to achieve a specific look and feel, reach out to Roots Floral Design for elegant and romantic bouquets, ceremony backdrops and more for a truly romantic elopement in Ohio!