We know that weddings are an expensive affair. From venue hire and catering to suit hire and transportation, a wedding can quickly break the bank. But if you have a tight budget, one of the easiest ways to save is to change the city or even the state of your wedding. Avoid densely populated places like Manhattan, Long Island, Cape Cod, and Rhode Island where weddings can cost up to $77 000. Instead, opt for one of the more affordable places to get married. To help you choose the perfect, budget-friendly wedding locations, here are the most affordable places to get married in the USA. You might be surprised at how far your budget can stretch by just changing the destination of your wedding.
If you’re looking for natural beauty – mountains, forests, meadows, river canyons, and plains – look no further than Idaho. With an average wedding costing around $16 000, Idaho is the most affordable place to get married in the US. Perfect for a romantic winter wedding in the mountains or an outdoor lakeside summer wedding, the state has plenty to choose from.
With a wide variety of settings to get married, you’ll have plenty to choose from in West Virginia.
Rich with historical buildings, traditional banquet halls and ballroom, and the most amazing mountains, this state is not only beautiful but one of the most affordable places to tie the knot. Choose from rustic log cabins surrounded by natural beauty, barns on vast fields, farmhouses surrounded by animals or dramatic historical churches to get married in – this state has it all. Wedding in West Virginia can cost around $18 000.
Home to various national parks including Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming is a picture perfect state. Ideal for adventurers who want to escape the city for a weekend wedding full of activities, Wyoming offers plenty to do and see. Treat your guests to trips to see Old Faithful, hiking along forest trails and even skiing if the conditions allow. Wedding in Wyoming will cost you around $19 500.
Known for its friendly people and breathtaking natural beauty, South Dakota is one of our favorite wedding destinations in the US. It does help that a wedding in this Midwest state won’t cost you over $20 000! From farmlands to the Black Hills, this state boasts a wide variety of landscapes for you to choose from. This makes it easy to find somewhere that suits your taste should be easy. Finding a venue with an abundance of natural beauty won’t be hard as South Dakota has plenty of it.
Dreaming of a winter wonderland for your wedding day? Alaska is the perfect wedding destination for you! There is no lack of beauty with high peaks, 3,000 rivers and millions of lakes. Wedding venues range from indoor lodges complete with roaring fireplaces to outdoor venues with mountain views. Weddings in Alaska cost around $20 000.