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ELOPING IN VERMONT

Updated: Aug 30


ALL THE TIPS AND LOCATIONS YOU NEED TO ELOPE IN VERMONT!


RAE ANN PHOTO | ELOPEMENT & WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER | NEW ENGLAND & BEYOND


ELOPEMENT PLANNING TIPS


ELOPEMENT LOCATIONS


These are the best locations I found for Vermont elopement locations. I am a beginner to moderate level hiker and offer location scouting before hand!


SPRUCE MOUNTAIN

Plainfield, VT


This is such an unbeatable place to say your vows. With mind-blowing views to the Wocester Mountain Range and Green Mountains, this is the best place to say I do. It's a 4.3 mile long hike to see gorgeous mountains.


Dogs: Dog friendly can be off leash if leash trained


LAKE WILLOUGHBY

Westmore, VT


Lake Willoughby is a lake in the town of Westmore in Orleans County in the Northeast Kingdom. It's located in the Willoughby State Forest and includes the "Willoughby Gap" Mount Pisgah and Mount Hor, collectively.


Dogs: Dogs permitted on leash


STOWE PINNACLE TRAIL

Stowe, VT


This is such an awesome spot to have your elopement. It's a 3.7 mile hike with beautiful views of Stowe. You don't have to go all the way to the top!


Dogs: Dogs permitted on leash


SUGARBUSH RESORT

Warren, VT


Located in the Mad River valley in Warren, Vermont it is one of the largest ski resorts in New England and a beautiful spot to elope at.


Dogs: They have dog friendly units, but you must make accommodations in advance.


MOUNT PHILO

Charlotte, VT


This mountain is an easily hike-able at 1.9 miles and features beautiful views and wild flowers. A perfect place to say vows and explore!


Dogs: Dogs permitted, off leash is permitted if leash trained


LAKE CHAMPLAIN

Burlington, VT


Lovely Lake Champlain has views of the Adirondack Mountains and is a beautiful spot to say vows!


Dogs: Dog friendly


WARREN FALLS

Warren, VT


This location is so beautiful and serene with a long stretching river and huge rocks. Also perfect for an adventure elopement for hiking lovers AND American flatbread in Waistfield is super close by offering some of the best pizza in Vermont.


SMUGGLER'S NOTCH STATE PARK

Stowe, VT


This is a state park that features a beautiful waterfall called Bingham Falls. It's 0.5 miles to to the falls and back so super doable! A different trail takes you to Sterling Pond on a 2.3 mile hike where you can summit the mountain.


Dogs: Dog friendly