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The term “Elopement” has become extremely popular since covid. What is an elopement? Why do people do it? What are some of the best places to elope and how do you even pack for it? These are only some of the many questions that come up when you mention the term elopement! I’m Heidi and I’m a destination wedding and elopement photographer based in Minnesota. I am passionate about elopements and documenting love stories all over the world! I’ve created this post to help answer some of these questions. So let’s dive right in!

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Elopement couple standing on a cliff on top of Angel's Landing in Zion National Park

If you’ve ever been to the salt flats, you’ll know why it’s such a popular elopement spot! It’s vast and beautiful and one of the easiest spots to get to! There’s no hiking required, there is a ton of free parking (you can even drive on the Flats) and you are guaranteed to find a secluded spot somewhere out there to have your special day!

How to Elope at the Salt Flats in Utah

Salt Flats Elopement couple during blue hour, pink sky reflected in flooded flats

Welcome to the ultimate guide on how to elope at Zion National Park in Utah! Zion is one of my absolute favorite National Parks in the whole United States! I absolutely love the red, rocky canyons and the exhilarating hikes throughout the park! If you’re excited for an intimate adventure wedding with beautiful, warm scenery – then Zion is the elopement spot for you! Let’s dive right in!

How to Elope at Zion National Park

Utah Elopement couple sitting on a cliff on top of Angel's landing in Zion, overlooking the stunning views.

If you’re wondering how to elope at Horseshoe Bend in Arizona with the gorgeous red and orange canyons in the background, you’ve come to the right spot! Horseshoe bend is one of the easiest spots to elope! Let me guide you through exactly how you can elope here!

How to Elope at Horseshoe Bend in Arizona

If you’ve ever been to The Grand Canyon, you know it’s absolutely magnificent and almost impossible for our minds to grasp! It is simply out of this world for lack of better words! I was lucky enough to capture Jaydon and Kelsee’s beautiful Elopement at the Navajo Point outlook in the Grand Canyon. As these two said their vows to each other, overlooking the valleys of the Grand Canyon, taking in the slight breeze as the sun went down, I couldn’t imagine a more perfect day! Here are some tips to help you plan your Grand Canyon Wedding!

How to Elope at The Grand Canyon

Elopement couple walking on the edge of a cliff in The Grand Canyon