Have a fall elopement on your mind? This sweet and stunning Glacier National Park elopement with photography by Montana Bride Vendor Carrie Ann Photography, will help fill your Pinterest boards with stunning views, beautiful florals, and an incredible mountain sunset.
“Adam and I are both East Coast natives who made our ways – separately – to Denver and met swiping right on Bumble just over four years ago. We were both in our early 30s and knew pretty quickly that we had found someone special. Our first ‘I love you’ was on a plane, which is very fitting for us.
Once Covid hit, large events were out of the question for a while, but we didn’t want to wait to get married and start building a family together. We never had a dream for a big wedding, but had planned on one for our families. Covid gave us the perfect excuse to embrace doing something more ‘on brand’ for us – a destination elopement!
An adventure elopement was an obvious choice for us. We love Colorado and the Rocky Mountains but wanted to go somewhere that neither of us had been – some place we could discover together. Montana had long been on both of our bucket lists and had the added benefit of still being the Rocky Mountains with an ‘at home’ Colorado backdrop. We were excited to just enjoy the day together and do what we normally would – explore!
The entire day felt very intimate and low pressure. Getting married in a national park was a no-brainer for us because we are such avid outdoor enthusiasts and love to support America’s parks! Our photographer, Carrie, told us that Glacier National Park was rarely so still and quiet as it was on our wedding day. She was able to get great reflection shots that are stunning! I also decided not to go fully traditional and wore Danner red lace hiking boots and a boho hat.”
What advice would you give to other brides planning a Montana elopement?
“Do it! Elope if you want to! I don’t have any regrets about having the exact day we wanted to have. At the end of the day, friends and family will be happy for you! Montana is a great choice because there’s so much to explore before and after the elopement. In addition to Glacier, we loved checking out the ski areas and also went on a romantic helicopter ride.” –Amy, the bride