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5 Important Reasons to Choose an Asheville Elopement for your Wedding

5 Reasons to Choose an Asheville Elopement for your Wedding

Asheville Elopement weddings have become quite popular in the last year since the pandemic didn’t allow for normal, large weddings. There are so many people who prefer smaller, more intimate weddings now and I totally understand why! There is nothing more special than sharing your love with nothing but your closest friends and family. Whether you’re in the Asheville or Roan Mountain area, there are so many amazing places to have your dream elopement wedding. 

If you’re looking along the Appalachian Trail area and you’re wondering why this is the perfect place to have your Asheville elopement wedding, make sure to keep reading!


5 reasons to choose Asheville, NC as your elopement wedding location:

1. Various mountain locations

If you’ve ever been to the Asheville area or not, you probably know that there are so many different mountains in the area. The two most popular ones for Asheville elopements are Blue Ridge Mountain and Roan Mountain. If you and your significant other both have a love for the outdoors and you want your elopement to have an adventurous feel and look, getting hitched with panoramic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains or Roan Mountain behind you is the way to go!


2. Panoramic Scenery

The thing I love most about elopement weddings is that you can customize them so much more than you can at a regular wedding. Since you have a much smaller guest list, you can choose literally anywhere to get married. Asheville is full of beautiful scenery that makes for the most beautiful wedding photo backdrops. Whether you choose to get married at Blue Ridge Mountain or Roan Mountain, your photos will feature breathtaking scenery that reaches far beyond what you can see. 



As if the panoramic scenery of Asheville wasn’t enough for you, the views will be. Depending on where you choose to host your Asheville elopement, you and your guests will be able to enjoy 360-degree views of the beautiful greenery, nature, and mountains that are in the area. If you are your soon-to-be hubby or wife are suckers for a breathtaking view of the mountains, Asheville is the perfect place for an elopement wedding! 


4. Appalachian Trail

Did you know that Asheville is part of the Appalachian Trail? If you and your significant other are always up for a great adventure, you can say your “I dos” with a simple and small ceremony, and then head out to chase the Appalachian Trail for your honeymoon! This is a great feature and why so many people choose to get married here. 


5. Location

Being a relatively smaller city in North Carolina, Asheville is right outside of Charlotte and extremely easy to get to and from. While you feel like you are on an adventure of a lifetime with all the beautiful nature, views, and mountains surrounding you, you are just outside of a city that is full of life. With an Asheville elopement you’re getting the best of both worlds!


Are you interested in an Asheville Elopement wedding where you can have the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountain or Roan Mountain behind you? Let’s chat about how we can make that happen! 

In the meantime, you should definitely head on over to see the Top 5 Things to do After Getting Engaged!

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