7 Midwest Elopement Locations

May 18, 2022
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Interstate State Park: Wisconsin. This state park is only an hour northeast of the heart of Minneapolis. With many beautiful trails, caves, and gorgeous ledges overlooking the river there is an abundance of locations for your intimate wedding! *A Permit is needed for your elopement or any photography services

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore: Indiana. Right along the southeastern coast of Michigan is a gorgeous lakeshore and sand dunes leading up to it! With 15 miles of coastline, there are so many location options for your wedding and photo locations! *National Park fees, and Permits for weddings required

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Palisades State Park: South Dakota. With trails all along the river, you have your choice of beautiful and easy hikes! *$8 Per Vehicle, and Permits Needed

Maquoketa Caves State Park: Iowa. 30 Minutes outside fo Dubuque is the least Iowan Park we have! Beautiful hiking trails, and stunning caves for the perfect moody wedding photos. *Free

Ha Ha Tonka State Park: Missouri. Located on the southern side of the lake of the Ozarks is this abandoned stone castle, brick bridges and terquoise blue creeks! All are easy to moderate hikes to a gorgeous midwest wedding destination! *Unsure of Permit Requirement.

Ludginton State Park: Michigan. Amazing coastline, sandy beaches, and lighthouse all make for an AMAZING location for a wedding or elopement! On the tip of the pinky for the mitt of Michigan is a beautiful getaway for your wedding! *Permit for entry, and photography

Little Jerusalem Badlands State Park: Kansas. Completely out of left field for what you would think of Kansas, is their own mini version of the Badlands! If you’re wanting a western desert vibe for your elopement, this is a great alternative look- without the flight to the actual desert! *Permit for entry and photos required