Asheville, North Carolina 

Say “I do” overlooking the Appalachian Mountains in Asheville, NC, then head downtown and sip craft beers at a local brewery. This gorgeous mountain city’s perfect blend of natural beauty and culture is a wonderful destination Southern wedding location. Chestnut Ridge is a gorgeous ceremony location with breathtaking mountain views and a perfect barn for a rustic and cozy reception.

Charleston, South Carolina 

This historic waterfront city is a perfect location for a Southern wedding. Ride in horse-drawn carriages on the cobbled streets of Rainbow Row, visit the waterfront park and see Magnolia Plantation and Gardens. Exchange vows on the 14 sprawling acres at Lowndes Grove Plantation and enjoy a tented reception by the Ashley River following the ceremony.

Jekyll Island, Georgia 

Exchange vows on the beach and then enjoy a beautiful reception on the lawn of Crane Cottage, on the moss-draped riverfront lawn, or in Jekyll Island Club Resort’s beautiful hall of mirrors. Ride horses on the beach with your loved one, spend time exploring the gorgeous old Southern homes and relax at the Club Resort Spa.

Boca Raton, Florida

Enjoy a ceremony shaded by beautiful banyan trees at the 1920’s-era Addison Estate or a waterside wedding with panoramic marina views and professional catering at the Waterstone Resort. For a little fun in the days leading up to your ceremony, visit one of Boca Raton’s gorgeous parks or schedule an inshore or offshore fishing adventure on a chartered boat.

New Orleans, Lousiana 

New Orleans is a Southern classic when it comes to weddings, and it’s a city chock full of culture and color. Get married in beautiful St. Louis Cathedral on Jackson Square, then parade through the streets of the French Quarter, cheered on by fellow visitors reveling in the beauty of New Orleans. After the ceremony is done, visit one of the French Quarter’s famed restaurants for genuine New Orleans gumbo and fresh seafood, and sip hurricanes overlooking the Mississippi River.

Nashville, Tennessee 

Say your vows in this iconic Southern music capitol. Have drinks on Broadway and hear live country music at one of the city’s many venues. For an ultra-luxe and unique ceremony, exchange vows at the Country Music Hall of Fame, which boasts one of the best skyline views in town, a rooftop ceremony option, and is walking distance from some of the best attractions Nashville has to offer.

Lexington, Kentucky 

Who wouldn’t want to get married against the scenic backdrop of Kentucky Horse Country? Look at Taylor Made Farms for a gorgeous outdoor venue in the Kentucky Bluegrass or the Round Barn Stable for a rustic, elegant ceremony located in the heart of the city. Sip on bourbon and take in the races for a fun Southern wedding weekend.

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