On the heels of the most romantic day of the year, and as engagement season draws to a close, it’s time for brides-to-be to start planning their dream wedding. For those with a destination wedding in mind, here are the best places to tie the knot across Vail Resorts Hospitality properties. From world-renowned mountain resorts, to our elegant Caribbean retreat, Iconic Weddings, a division of Vail Resorts, is inspiring brides to discover the dream wedding and making the destination choice easier than ever.
 
Colorado
 
Vail | Alpine Character and Western Charm
  • Stay: Anywhere from the Game Creek Chalet hideaway to the luxurious  Arrabelle, A RockResort, in the heart of Lionshead village, and everything in between.
  • Get Hitched and Celebrate: Outdoors or indoors. Ceremony sites range from the Wedding Deck at the top of Vail Mountain with its stunning vistas, to the beauty of Betty Ford Alpine Gardens (the world’s highest botanical gardens) and majesty of the ballrooms at properties like The Arrabelle or The Lodge at Vail, A RockResort.
 
Beaver Creek | A True Gem of the Rocky Mountains
  • Stay: Anywhere from award-winning RockResort properties such as The Osprey and The Pines Lodge, to the secluded Trappers Cabin, which emits fairytale romance.
  • Get Hitched and Celebrate: To get away from it all, an outdoor ceremony on the lawn at Beano’s cabin at the foot of Grouse Mountain followed by a ballroom under the stars is the perfect setting. Or, step back in time at SaddleRidge, which is home to the largest collection of American western antique furnishings and artifacts outside a museum.
 
Breckenridge | Perfect Mountain, Perfect Mountain Town
  • Stay: Breckenridge has lodging for every budget, all conveniently centrally located to the mountain, the town and countless activities. For unrivaled mountain luxury, check in to One Ski Hill Place, A RockResort.
  • Get Hitched and Celebrate: Try Ten Mile Station for the most stunning and dramatic views in Breckenridge – perfect for a true Colorado experience.
 
Keystone | Magnificent Alpine Setting
  • Stay: Anywhere from condos that feel like a home away from home to an upscale bed and breakfast with rustic flair or the Keystone Lodge and Spa.
  • Get Hitched and Celebrate: Old world charm is combined with contemporary services and award winning dining in a storybook alpine setting at Ski Tip Lodge, Colorado’s first ski lodge. Or, weddings get elevated at Timber Ridge, a spacious mountain lodge atmosphere with cathedral ceilings. Outdoor ceremonies on its wooden deck have magnificent views of the Gore and Ten Mile Ranges.
 
While they’re here, weddings guests can take part in all the activities Colorado has to offer, everything from mountain biking to hiking, golf, scenic chairlift rides, whitewater rafting, fly fishing and more.
 
Lake Tahoe
 
Northstar | Unforgettable Tahoe Weddings
Take a chairlift ride to the venue at Big Springs, experience rustic elegance at TC’s Pub or head up to Zephyr Lodge, a brand new LEED certified building perched atop the mountain at 8,000 feet. Two gondola rides up deliver sweeping views of the Pacific Crest and dramatic sunsets.
 
Heavenly | “I Do” With a View
To experience the views Heavenly is famous for, Lakeview Lodge is the ideal wedding spot. Nestled among the trees at 8,200 feet, the amazing panoramic views of Lake Tahoe and the surrounding mountain peaks make for an unforgettable day.
 
Kirkwood | Tranquility & Seclusion
Kirkwood is a year-round wedding destination in a pristine and natural environment. Summers offer snowcapped peaks, alpine lakes and abundant wildflowers and in the winter, experience dramatic mountain vistas and a skiing experience for true alpine enthusiasts.
 
Half Moon, Montego Bay, Jamaica

Whether you’re planning a fairy-tale wedding, a vow renewal, or a secluded honeymoon to escape to after the festivities, Half Moon is truly a breathtaking backdrop for romance. With luxurious rooms, an extraordinary choice of land and water activities (think swimming with dolphins and horseback rides on the beach), inspirational dining, a 68,000 square foot spa sanctuary and two miles or private beach, the stage is set for a dream wedding.
 
Jackson Hole, Wyoming
 
Jackson Hole, Wyoming is the perfect destination for an adventurous couple. Set against the majesty of the Grand Tetons, there is a range of lodging, culinary and activity options for every ceremony type and budget.
 
For a uniquely National Park wedding, guests can reserve some of the parks 700 eco-lodging options and experience an outdoor ceremony set against the panoramic views. Then, a private dining and reception site can be accessed via boat ride across Jackson Lake to Elk Island, where the Executive Chef has created a menu which emphasizes the greater Yellowstone region and local flavors.
 
Leading up to, and after, the ceremony, guests can experience all that the Park has to offer, including mountain biking, golfing, hiking, paragliding, horseback riding, scenic float trips and more.
 
Park City, Utah
 
In Park City, the majesty of the Wasatch Mountains can be your altar. Whether you choose to celebrate during the summer, winter, spring or fall, Park City has a venue that can accommodate any wedding style. From the breathtaking mountain views and intimate settings at Lookout Cabin and Red Pine Lodge, to the more formal and elegant ballrooms at the Grand Summit Hotel, there is a venue to make every wedding memorable.
 
Environmentally Engaged
 
Couples can celebrate their special day with an “Environmentally Engaged” wedding at any Iconic Wedding destination.  Event planners will work with the bride and groom to incorporate more personal sustainability practices that go far beyond simple recycling such as organic, regional cuisine, sustainable décor and carbon friendly transportation.
  
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