Destination: Luxury Wedding Plans

Move over, holiday proposals, and make way for luxe wedding plans! Couples tying the knot in 2017 and beyond may be following the trends of vintage glamour, idyllic destinations, and tailored menus with local brews and bespoke spirits.

Gone are the days of a simple (read: ridiculously not simple) wedding day. Enter wedding extravaganzas, where the bridal party, family, and guests are treated to a multiple-day itinerary, chock full of the couple’s favorite activities.

Cue the luxury hotels and faraway destinations to accommodate each unique event.

Some couples gravitate to the Caribbean for beach weddings in style, while others can find equally compelling reasons to do it up stateside. A recent Forbes travel guide offered its picks for weddings held luxury hotels. Here are some that caught our eye:

  • The Peninsula New York provide the NY city skyline as a backdrop from the rooftop terrace. For guests during wedding week, excursions into New York await.
  • The Fearrington House Inn near Chapel Hill, NC, offers sprawling grounds with cows onsite, and the option to wed in a rustic barn decorated with lights.
  • Hotel Bel-Air in California offers not only romance among its blend of historic charm with revitalized modernity. Bonus: Wolfgang Puck is behind the catering.
  • The Four Seasons at Jackson Hole uses the Grant Tetons as its backdrop, and a winter wedding would offer ski trips as well as cozy fireplace moments.

Whatever the choice, luxury hotels options abound.