Hey guys, and welcome to another of our Throwback Series. Today, we’re going to keep talking more about Michigan Elopements, and in particular, an elopement we had the great pleasure of photographing at Mission Table in Traverse City. You won’t want to miss this one, so keep reading to learn more and to see the photographs from this amazing adventure!
The Best Places to Elope in Michigan
Michigan is one of the best places to elope in the Great Lakes Region. If you’ve never been, now is the time to tie up your hiking boots, and explore some magical regions that you might not have known existed in the great State of Michigan. You can find anything from pristine waterfalls, lush old-growth forests, mountainous sand dunes, shark-free lakes and sandy beaches, picturesque wineries, and so much more that might be perfect for your Michigan Elopement!
If you keep reading, you will learn more about Michigan’s marriage laws, the perfect times of the year to have your elopement in Michigan, a list with details about our favorite elopement locations, and of course, advice on choosing which location would best suit your personal needs. Get ready to get inspired to have your elopement in one of our favorite places on Earth!
A couple of weeks ago, Jeff and I had the great honor of photographing, and performing, the marriage between our cousin Rebecca, and her fiance, Kyle. You may be wondering, “Wait, aren’t you guys just photographers?” Yes we are, however, I (Jess), am also ordained in the State of Michigan (by the American Marriage Ministries) to perform marriages. This was my first time performing a marriage, and it touched me in ways I never contemplated before. However, this isn’t about me, this is about them. So, with that being said, let’s learn more about this beautiful Michigan Winter Elopement!
Do you love going on adventures, and spending time in the great outdoors? Are you stressed about a big wedding, and truly just wish you could have something more intimate, held in a place few others wander into? If this sounds even remotely like you, then perhaps you should consider an elopement in one of our amazingly beautiful National Parks! We will go over a few questions about how to elope in a National Park in today’s blog. Continue on to learn more!