What could be more romantic than getting married in a cozy little bed and breakfast in the city of your dreams?
Bed and breakfast elopements are extremely popular, and for good reason. A great bed and breakfast is a magical experience in and of itself: inviting hospitality, simple luxury, delicious food, history and art, as well as easy access to the local attractions.
Imagine getting eloped in such a setting? Thousands of couples do just this every year, and rave about their experiences!
Here are our six picks for the absolute best bed and breakfast elopement experiences in the country.
BOXWOOD VILLA – Orange, VA
The epitome of southern charm, this cozy little bed and breakfast sits peacefully in the northern Virginia countryside, just waiting for people to make use of its charming 13.6 acres, wooded trail, and gorgeous accommodations.
Boxwood Villa is the perfect setting for a more intimate bed and breakfast elopement experience.
If you had your sights set on a quaint outdoor elopement ceremony under a magnificent oak tree, with views of the surrounding countryside and full catering and outdoor guest accommodations, the Villa won’t disappoint.
Make your reservations at the earliest possible chance, spots fill up quickly at this hot destination!
OLD RITTENHOUSE INN – Bayfield, WI
With an exquisite view of Lake Superior, and enough classy charm for a dozen bed and breakfast venues, this self-styled “country inn” has been hosting weddings, elopements, and other special events for decades.
They have two properties in the area that provide a seamless romantic experience. The Inn proper, and La Chateau, as well as a cottage that’s perfect for elopements as well.
With indoor and outdoor options for events, views of Lake Superior, on-site gourmet restaurant, seasonal events, and even a “Moroccan” suite, it’s easy to see why this Midwest bed and breakfast became an elopement hot spot.
NEWAGEN SEASIDE INN – Southport, ME
New England has always been a seemingly mystical place, and has long been a hot spot for couples all over the world looking for a romantic and peaceful wedding venue.
The gently rolling hills, the fall foliage, the serene countryside. The only thing that would make the setting better is a big cozy Victorian inn by the sea.
Well it just so happens that the Newagen Seaside Inn is all that and more.Overlooking the beautiful Boothbay Harbor, the Inn boasts a variety of attractions and accommodations that make it made for elopements.
Fine Dining at the Pub, honeymoon suite with an ocean view, an aquarium, kayaking, sailing, horseback riding, several lighthouses to explore, trips to nearby Monhegan Island by boat and more.If outdoor activities are your idea of fun and doing them with partner during your elopement sounds like an unforgettable experience, this is one bed and breakfast option you don’t want to pass up.
Known affectionately as an oasis in the heart of New Orleans, Terrell House is one of the most popular Bed and Breakfast’s in the city, and perhaps the one most well suited for elopements.
The building itself is a piece of art and history, built in 1857, and it has been lovingly maintained and refurbished to this day. Now it stands as one of the premiere bed and breakfasts in the area, not least of which because of its luxurious accommodations and world class service.
Each room is decorated uniquely and arranged with antique furniture, adding to the house’s quaint and artful appearance. Couples enjoy its simple, elegant atmosphere that takes you back to the turn of the last century, while still maintaining all the modern amenities you could ever ask for.
One of its greatest features is its expansive courtyard that’s perfect for wedding and elopement ceremonies. Talk about the centerpiece of any photo shoot.
MILL ROSE INN – Half Moon Bay, CA
For a touch of European style class right here in America, we have California’s Mill Rose Inn.
Located in Half Moon Bay, the bed and breakfast is known for its downright opulent setting, that gives couples a true sense of romance and mystique.
It’s main claim to fame has to be its luscious garden, which provides the perfect backdrop for couples trying the knot. They’ve got everything from a garden-enclosed gazebo with a private Jacuzzi, to fireplaces, claw foot baths, private entrances, massage services, and plenty of packages specially tailored for couples getting married.
To say that the Inn is luxurious doesn’t really do it justice. Described as “paradise” by some of its patrons, you would be hard pressed to find a better elopement venue in the entire area.
ARBOR HOUSE INN – South Fork, CO
Eloping in the Rockies? Why Not!
This rustic but extravagant Inn provides everything a couple could want for a simple country elopement in the mountains.
Known for its numerous fishing locations, the area is also home to a wide variety of other attractions, including river rapid boating, skiing and other mountain sport activities, nature hiking spots, bird watching, national parks and more.
The Inn itself prides itself on comfort and rustic charm: no expensive tapestries and antiques crammed into every room here. Just a warm atmosphere and an amazing backdrop for your mountain elopement!
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