5 Dreamy Honeymoon and Destination Wedding Venues
by Brides of Oklahoma September 24
We know it’s hard to find the perfect spot to travel and relax – will you be laying by the pool all week or going on the adventure of a lifetime? Wherever your dream honeymoon takes you, we’re here to help with some of our favorite locations! Browse these destination wedding venues and scout locally for other vendors, or bring your favorite Oklahoma wedding vendors with you to make your destination wedding dreams come true! We just know these are all perfect locales to be swept off your feet and relax away from home! Check out what sets each one apart for yourself. Cheers!
Honeymoon and Destination Wedding Venues
Enjoy a romantic getaway at any of these luxe locations, all less than a day’s drive from anywhere in Oklahoma!
Located in Ridgedale, Missouri
From magnificent venues and relaxing lodging to picture-perfect cuisine and a complete range of specialized services and amenities, your wedding at Big Cedar Lodge is sure to make memories that will last a lifetime. Indulge in spa services offered at Cedar Creek Spa, world-class recreation for both wedding parties, full catering services and even fireworks. Choose from over 20 elegant venues throughout their properties and say “I do” with a breathtaking view. There’s truly no better scenic backdrop for your perfect day than that of the magnificent Ozarks. Big Cedar also offers an abundance of add-ons to make your destination wedding day exceptionally special. Ask about additions such as the use of Kevin Costner’s 1950’s pickup truck, their Rolls Royce, fireworks, fire pits, s’mores or a private Champagne tour of Table Rock Lake on their antique Chris Craft boat.
Photo: Emily Nicole Photo
Located in Lampe, Missouri
Tucked in a scenic ridge just south of Branson sits Dogwood Canyon, a 10,000-acre natural preserve. For couples looking to elope, the glistening Glory Hole and Thunder Falls waterfalls make for truly epic backdrops. Traditional brides will love the park’s romantic and rustic Hope Wilderness Chapel which features wooden pews and perfect views of one of the park’s waterfalls. No matter where you choose to say “I do,” the park’s Creekside Pavilion and Chuckwagon reception sites make for cozy and rustic event spaces that hold up to 100 guests.
Photo: Courtesy of Dogwood Canyon Nature Park
Located in Ozark, Missouri
Finley Farms offers a variety of historic venues immersed in nature for showers, rehearsal dinners, ceremonies and receptions for up to 150 guests. Choose from charming indoor and outdoor settings near The Farm or overlooking the Finley River. No matter what you choose, you’re guaranteed an unforgettable experience at Finley Farms.
Photo: Starboard & Port
Have Your Destination Wedding Right Here in Oklahoma!
These nontraditional Oklahoma wedding venue locations might change your mind about leaving the state to say “I do!”
Located in Carlton Landing, Oklahoma
Carlton Landing is a resort-style community located on the shores of Lake Eufaula in eastern Oklahoma. Designed by the same world-class team responsible for Rosemary Beach and Seaside, this charming lakeside town makes for a perfect place to plan your dream destination wedding! With their indoor community church and several outdoor wedding venues available at Carlton Landing, your Oklahoma wedding will be nothing short of magic! Plus, the location offers over 40 luxury vacation homes available to rent, creating a destination weekend getaway or a day trip for a beautiful ceremony and reception.
Photo: Courtesy of Weddings at Carlton Landing
Located in Sulphur, Oklahoma
A hidden gem of southern Oklahoma, the Chickasaw Retreat and Conference Center just south of Sulphur is secluded on 1,750 beautiful green acres, nature-centered, and has all the amenities of a luxury resort. Accommodate your large wedding guest list or just get away to enjoy a weekend of indoor pool and hot tub fun, a ropes course, spa, sauna, steam room, and so much more. The venue has multiple wedding ceremony and reception locations, including beautiful indoor wedding spaces and numerous outdoor options featuring waterfront backdrops and views of the Arbuckle Mountains for wedding ceremonies. Take a visit right at sunset to see just what makes this space one of a kind!
Photo: Josh McCullock