Attractions January 03, 2016
10 Epic Spots To Get Married In Illinois That’ll Blow Guests Away
When two people love each other, and want to get married, it doesn’t really matter where they exchange those vows. Nevertheless, there are those who want the most amazing venues. Well, here are 10 totally different venues that will blow your guests away.
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1. Chicago Botanic Garden
A beautiful event deserves an equally beautiful backdrop. They have numerous spots to reserve for the ceremony, but any is gorgeous, as you are surrounded by 26 gardens.
2. The Mora Farm
Since the 1920s, the Moras have owned this farm. Now, they offer rustic weddings with a phenomenal backdrop.
3. Starved Rock State Park
Starved Rock is perhaps the best state park in Illinois. You can host your dream wedding at the Starved Rock State Park Lodge, where you can have the wedding inside the beautiful lodge, or outdoors, with breathtaking Starved Rock in the background.
4. Illinois Beach Resort
Opportunities for beach weddings in Illinois are few and far between, but this Zion venue might just be your dream venue. Located in the heart of the 4,100 acre Illinois Beach State Park, Lake Michigan will make an incredible backdrop when you say "I do."
5. Pine Manor Estate
Located in Carbondale, Pine Manor Estate is a first-class wedding venue. Guests will love the lush landscaping and dual fountains.
6. The Crystal Gardens
In Navy Pier, the Crystal Gardens is one of Chicago's top wedding venues. This six‐story glass atrium with a 50 foot arched ceiling holds over 80 palm trees, making this venue seem like just a little slice of paradise in the heart of the city.
7. Buena Vista Farms, Inc.
In Chapin, Buena Vista Farms offers a beautiful outdoor venue. But what's different is that they have several luxury cabins overlooking a lake, meaning you can bring your guests and make it a weekend.
8. Field Museum
How many people can say that they had a wedding with a T-Rex skeleton in the background? The setting is totally unreal, and your guests will totally enjoy the Night at the Museum vibe.
9. Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens
Up in Rockford, Nicholas Conservatory and Gardens has 11,000 square feet of indoor tropical flora and sculpture. Plus, there is a landscaped lagoon with fountains & patios.
10. Ravina on the Lakes
This incredible venue is located in Peoria. The venue includes a 120-acre private park, with two lakes and an illuminated bubbling fountain.
Did you get married in an epic spot in Illinois?