Amazing wedding venues with Colorado mountain views that you’ll never forget!
We are amazingly blessed to live and work in such a beautiful place. Because of this there are a lot of great venues for your wedding in the Colorado mountains. Whether you are looking at Vail, Aspen, Estes Park, Steamboat Springs, Breckenridge, Winter Park or any of the other amazing mountain towns for your wedding location there is plenty to choose from. We thought we’d try and make it a little easier by listing Elevate Photography’s favorite mountain wedding venues to photograph at.
Black Canyon Inn
The Black Canyon Inn is a wedding venue located in Estes Park that offers a unique scenic ceremony site unlike any other in this area of the Rocky Mountains. Tucked away between a granite ridge and the open space of MacGregor Ranch, you will have picturesque views of Rocky Mountain National Park’s Longs Peak, Continental Divide and Lumpy Ridge.
Black Canyon Inn offers the ability to have your complete wedding celebration conveniently hosted at one central location – a scenic outdoor ceremony venue, spacious condo lodging for you and your guests, and a beautiful reception hall, The Homestead, in a historic log cabin.
Blackstone Rivers Ranch
Blackstone Rivers Ranch is a beautiful mountain wedding venue located just 35 minutes west of Denver in Idaho Springs. Their event spaces and relaxing atmosphere, will wow you and your guests. Blackstone Rivers Ranch is the a great boutique venue for your wedding. They host one wedding each day so the venue is reserved for only you on your wedding day. Featuring idyllic landscapes, their venue is the mountain destination you and your love have dreamed of running off to for your special day.
Camp Hale is one of the best kept secrets in the Rocky Mountains. The location comes with the best the nature has to offer, including a waterfront ceremony, backdrop of 12,000 foot mountain peaks and nestled in Aspen and Pine trees. Historic Camp Hale lies within the Pando Valley, surrounded by the White River National Forest located fifteen miles from Vail, Colorado. Once home to 15,000+ American Soldiers, Camp Hale is the former training grounds for the 10th Mountain Army Division.
Della Terra Mountain Chateau
Della Terra is a luxury, boutique inn and wedding venue located above Estes Park at the Fall River entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park. The Chateau rests atop fourteen secluded acres, nestled in untouched nature and the majestic grandeur of the Rocky Mountains. The natural beauty and romantic design are brought together to create the perfect secluded mountain venue for your wedding ceremony and reception. Della Terra’s outdoor ceremony site is nestled among the mountain pines with a breathtaking backdrop of MacGregor Mountain to delight your guests. The ceremony site features a raised brick stage, natural cedar vineyard trellis, and terraced seating area for guests. Their beautiful indoor event space features stunning architecture, balcony overlooks, and floor-to-ceiling windows capturing incredible mountain views in three directions.
Flying Diamond Ranch
The Flying Diamond Ranch is a beautiful outdoor mountain wedding and reception venue, just a 15 minute drive from Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Picturesque aspen groves and open fields framed by forests and mountains with sweeping, majestic views of the Steamboat Ski Area create a stunning space to host magical and very private Colorado weddings, parties, and events.
Four Seasons Vail Resort
The Four Seasons Vail Resort is situated at the front door of the history-rich village of Vail, steeped in pioneering spirit and untamed refinement, with legendary Vail Mountain just steps away. Taking the gondola up the mountain is always a great option for photos with you and your wedding party. There are two options for your wedding reception, with the largest room seating up to 200 guests. Elevate your wedding with restaurant-level banquet catering and thoughtful Four Seasons touches.
Granby Ranch offers breathtaking views of the continental divide with a mountaintop ceremony site accessed by chairlift, golf course weddings surrounded by awe inspiring Rocky Mountain views, and reception spaces that perfectly set the stage for the wedding of your dreams. Nestled in a secluded mountain valley with chairlift access to sweeping views from Winter Park to Grand Lake, Granby Ranch is the ideal setting for an intimate Rocky Mountain wedding and amazing wedding photographs.
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Piney River Ranch
Set on the edge of Piney Lake, and nestled at the foot of the majestic Gore Range, Piney River Ranch is a private, forty-acre Rocky Mountain retreat, long known as a favorite wedding and day-trip destination. We are located just twelve miles north of Vail Village, surrounded by thousands of acres of back country wilderness within the White River National Forest. Piney River Ranch can accommodate up to 200 people in our wedding space. With two custom log pavilions, and a ceremony deck that boasts mountain views guaranteed to take your breath away, it’s no wonder couples from all over the country come here to say “I do.” The ranch is complete with four guest cabins, a lakeside yurt, three glamping tents, camping, and an on-site restaurant and bar as the perfect place to entertain your guests.
SaddleRidge at Beaver Creek
Located on the Beaver Creek Resort outside of Avon, Colorado is a location that will wow your guests and give you an amazing backdrop for your wedding day. Beaver Creek has multiple venue locations, but our favorite is SaddleRidge. With vaulted ceilings, western artifacts and views to the mountain, SaddleRidge offers that authentic Colorado experience. In addition to the dining room which can seat 120 guests, this venue also offers a lawn and historic library for your ceremony and reception needs.
The modest lodge that was established 40 years ago led to the hotel and resort that rests at the heart of Vail Valley today — a renowned, destination located in the middle of Vail at the base of the world famous Vail Resort. Sonnenalp hosts everything from intimate ceremonies on-site to large receptions in Ludwig’s Restaurant or our Grand Bavaria Ballroom. Whatever you choose, Vail weddings at the Sonnenalp are absolutely magical.
The beautiful historic Stanley Hotel nestled in the heart of the Rocky Mountains in Estes Park, Colorado is the perfect location for your mountain destination wedding day. They offer a variety of elegant and unique event spaces for your Estes Park wedding, one of which is sure to meet your needs and individual style. With the benefit of a full-service hotel, spa, tours department and gift shop, you and your guests will be able to enjoy a memorable and unique mountain wedding venue experience in the shadow of the stunning Colorado Rockies.
TenMile station is Breckenridge’s premier wedding venue. Once you and your guests take the lift to the venue, you will be treated to the most stunning and dramatic views in Breckenridge, this unique on-mountain site is the ideal setting for a true Colorado experience. It is tucked into the beauty and serenity of the National Forest, and captures the flavor of the West with its authentic architectural design.
The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa
The wedding of your dreams awaits at the base of Beaver Creek Mountain. With vibrant venues, exceptional facilities, and a magical Vail-area location, The Westin Riverfront Resort offers an gorgeous setting for your very special occasion. Whether you’re planning an intimate celebration or a grand gathering, they will ensure that it’s unforgettable, from start to finish. There are plenty of great photos ops nearby from Vail Creek, which is right outside the resorts back door, to an old barn on the Beaver Creek Golf Course.
Vail Golf Club
If you are looking for beautifully a beautifully manicured golf course surrounded by stunning mountain views, you have found your perfect wedding location at the Vail Golf Club. The photo opportunities are endless with the Vail Valley as your backdrop. One of the best options is a private wedding island in the middle of the vast green of the golf course and the Gore Range Room can host up to 160 wedding guests.
Vail Resorts – Holy Cross Event Deck
Situated at the top of Vail Mountain in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, The Holy Cross Event Deck offers majestic 360-degree views of the Vail Valley and Gore Mountain Range. Ideal for couples that consider themselves to be outdoor enthusiasts and stunning memories to last a lifetime.
Woodlands is a family owned and operated barn style that makes for a beautiful wedding day celebration. Located on 52 acres in Morrison Colorado, only 30 minutes from downtown Denver in the beautiful foothills. They have a modern-industrial style barn that is white with black trim and surrounded by mountains. The inside consists of white-washed wood walls and black accent fixtures for the perfect lighting. The barn has large sliding doors on either end and opens up to the ceremony area overlooking the mountain views. Their fully covered & heated side patio is great for cocktails rain or shine.