United States Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Cheap Midwest Destination Wedding

Jump to last reply

Hi all,

So my fiance and I have been together for close to 6 years, engaged 5 and while I would love to be married, the wedding planning stresses me out. I can't justify the cost, once we start talking about $20K I just tune out. I would love a small reception with a breathtaking ceremony for only about 30 people somewhere approximately 3-5 hours from Chicago. I love nature, think starved rock waterfalls, mossy streams and overgrown lush gardens but grilling hotdogs and hamburgers over a campfire is out. So I want the best of both worlds. Ideally I would love a bed and breakfast with a gazebo and a pond and beautiful landscaping for the ceremony and a classy dining hall for the reception. Anyone know if this kind of a place exists? It maybe a pipe dream but I would like to do the whole thing for under $5,000.

22 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

View all United States activity »
  1. 1 best places to visit in winter through WV to North Carolina
  2. 2 Washington and Oregon Fall vacation 2015
  3. 3 Elephant Man Preview on Broadway with Bradley Cooper
  4. 4 NYC Department Store Windows for Christmas - Ready, Set, Go
  5. 5 4 week family trip ideas
  6. 6 Accommodation New Orleans LA
  7. 7 Transportation from Seattle to Vancouver BC
  8. 8 Philadelphia accommodation thoughts
  9. 9 san fran sightseeing
  10. 10 Best way to spend a few hours in Greater Los Angeles?
  11. 11 San Diego/ Baja / Desert / Vegas/ Mexico
  12. 12 Yellowstone in the winter?
  13. 13 A trip to the SW: Not rushed, do it all, perfect time of year.
  14. 14 Gulf coast - Naples, Sanibel Island, Marco Island or Fort Meyers, which one
  15. 15 New Hawaii countdown for 2014-15
  16. 16 Side Show is a must-see show on Broadway
  17. 17 Boston in winter?
  18. 18 Public transportation in Salem MA
  19. 19 Did Interstates ruin travel in America?
  20. 20 American Honeymoon in March
  21. 21 Midway to Mag. Mile area -- cab or public transport?
  22. 22 Family Friendly Resort Vacation for Holidays
  23. 23 Public Transportation to DC and NY from Baltimore Area
  24. 24 Trip Report A Week in Naples Florida--Much Ado About Food (and Wine)
  25. 25 Manhattan Marriott Property December
View next 25 » Back to the top