5 Waterfront Weddings With Awesome Views

A little H2O goes a long way with these picture-perfect weddings.
by Julia Naftulin
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Kendall Price Photography

The views at beachfront destination weddings are certainly enviable, but they're just one way to enjoy pretty bodies of water during your celebration. Water features from rivers to lakes act as great options too, and these real weddings are proof that waterfront weddings of all kinds are worth planning.

This Riverfront Wedding

waterfront reception venue with string lights

Beachy touches like a wooden gazebo, string lights and hand-painted pillows make this wedding venue equal parts romantic and casual.

From the album: A Casual Waterfront Wedding at Village Creek Landing at St. Simons Island, Georgia

This Intimate Island Gathering

waterfront wedding at Hilton Head

There's nothing dreamier than a ceremony at sunset—especially if looks out onto pretty ocean views.

From the album: A Sophisticated, Elegant Wedding at the Sea Pines Resort in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

This Rustic Ceremony

garden wedding by the lake

If you're a lover of the great outdoors, take your wedding to a lush woodland setting, where you can surround yourself with trees and water.

From the album: A Rustic Garden Party Wedding at Indigo Falls Events in Dallas, Georgia

This Beachy Setup

beach wedding

Dig your toes into the sand during a beachfront ceremony with incredible views.

From the album: A Waterfront Wedding at Chart House in Glenbrook, Nevada

This Nautical Location

nautical wedding ceremony

Say "I do" near a harbor, where picturesque boat scenes are just a walk away.

From the album: An Ivory Waterfront Wedding at Roche Harbor Resort on the San Juan Islands in Washington

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