LePlatt's Pond wedding venue, Durango Colorado

From the Magazine: Romance at LePlatt’s Pond

The gorgeous LePlatt’s Pond venue set the stage for this casual June wedding. The couple held a romantic ceremony under the towering cottonwoods followed by a fun reception filled with pretty mint and gold details captured by Allison Ragsdale Photography. Read the entire wedding day story HERE! See the entire wedding day story HERE! Save…

A Destination Weddings at Ridgewood Event Center

A Destination Wedding at Ridgewood Event Center

From the bride, Paige:  Carl grew up in Durango, I grew up in Tucson, AZ and we both went to school in Seattle. Seattle was very far away for most family and guests, Tucson is WAY too hot in the summer, so we chose Durango for our wedding! The ceremony was held on the lawn…

A wedding with Rainbows, Sunsets & Unbelievable Views at Canyon Crest Lodge, Pagosa Springs, Colorado

Rainbows, Sunsets & Unbelievable Views at Canyon Crest Lodge

From the bride, Katie: We chose Pagosa Springs as our wedding destination because Pagosa was our first vacation together. We went skiing at Wolf Creek over spring break in 2015. We would highly recommend a wedding in Pagosa because everyone was very accommodating and the hospitality is second to none. Plus there was plenty of…

A Fun Destination Wedding at the Eureka Lodge

From the bride, Lili: With snowy peaks and a beautiful river in the background, I can’t imagine a better location for a wedding. Our family and friends from Venezuela, Miami, Michigan, Washington, DC and California made the long trip to this remote place in Silverton, Colorado for our wedding. We blended two cultures, my Venezuelan…

A Simple & Casual Wedding in Moab

Elizabeth & Calvin  |  August 8th  |  Moab, Utah From the photographer, Chelsea Dawn Weddings: Family and guests drove and flew in from all parts of the country to hang out for several days at the Whispering Oaks Ranch to trap shoot, four-wheel, and have a good ol’ time celebrating together.  The day of the…

A Ceremony in the Rain

A Ceremony in the Rain

From the bride, Stephanie: We wanted a wedding that was casual, fun, and not too stuffy. We wanted our style to mimic our personal lifestyle. It was important to have something small so total guest count was just 60. Justin grew up in Durango and we both love the mountains so a destination wedding in…

Cruising to Durango to Get Married

Cruising to Durango to Get Married

From the bride, Kelly: We asked our guests to bring their motorcycles out to Durango because we knew they had no idea of the beautiful scenery they would experience. The day prior to the wedding, we all rode the Million Dollar Highway to Telluride and, needless to say, they all loved the area and want…

Peacock Chic at Purg

Peacock Chic at Purg

From the bride, Alyssa: I have lived in Farmington most of my life, but I always knew I would get married in Durango. Our dachshund wore a wedding dress made from scraps of my reception dress. Our theme/color palette was peacock. Everything was color-coordinated, font-coordinated, and theme-coordinated. We made sure there was a personal touch on…

Eternal Bliss at Durango Mountain Resort, Durango Destination Wedding

Eternal Bliss at 10,200 Feet

From the bride, Melissa: We wanted to get married on top of a mountain and at a resort that was intimate so all our friends and family could come together for a few days and bond. We did not want the “wedding blur” that we have heard brides talk about after their wedding. We wanted…

A Perfect Day at LePlatt's Pond

A Perfect Day at LePlatt’s Pond

From the bride, Mackenzie: My wedding day was basically all and more than I could have ever wanted. The day ended up being perfect despite the prior week and morning of rain, which in the end made the day all the more beautiful. From the mimosas in the bridal suite, to the sparkler send off…

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