Where to Elope in Washington

Eloping to Washington State can be very memorable experience that you will surely cherish for the rest of your life. The diversity of scenic destination wedding locations will bring meaning to your relationship during the wedding, honeymoon and great memories for years to come. Destinations like Washington State’s Olympic National Park and other great outdoor adventure locations in the Pacific Northwest region offer recreational activities that you will surely enjoy.

As shown below, there are many interesting places and activities that a couple can enjoy in Washington State either before, during or after your destination wedding including: strolling around the Roche Island in the San Juan Islands, camp in Olympic National Park, or enjoy the miles of backpacking trails around Lake Chelan or Puget Sound’s vibrant wineries.

Do you want to elope to Seattle, Tacoma or somewhere else in Washington? Consider one of the elopement packages offered by our featured listings or check out the other elopement service providers from our Washington Where to Elope Guide.

Eastsound (San Juan Islands), Washington

Turtleback Farm Inn
Located on the San Juan Islands, Turtleback Farm Inn is a country farmhouse for tourists of good judgment. Aside from serving sumptuous breakfasts, it can accommodate the new couple in spacious bedrooms with full baths and private decks. Romance can bloom not only in the comfortable accommodations but also in the breathtaking scenery and varieties of open-air tricks. The couple can indulge in hiking, bicycling, kayaking, sailing and whale watching.*****
1981 Crow Valley Road
Eastsound, WA
Phone: (800) 376-4914
Fax: (360) 376-5329

Seattle, Washington

Pat Stimac and Kent Buttars officiants exchange vows in a cherished and personal way. Their aim is to bring about a ceremony that will be remembered for a lifetime. It can be held in Green Lake or at a place in the greater Seattle area which the couple would deem more meaningful to them. The Seattle area is home to beautiful parks and romantic hotels. The officiants can always travel to most places to cater to a couple's liking.**
P.O. Box 30551
Seattle, Washington
Phone: (206)789-9788

Cathlamet, Washington

The Villa at Little Cape Horn
Above the Columbia River lies The Villa popular for Military weddings. The magnificent view makes it the perfect place for romantic getaway in Cathlamet, Washington. The Villa offers customized elopement packages to bring about an astonishing experience for the Bride and the Groom. The Venetian room, the Private beach, and the covered loggia are among the options of places to hold the ceremony. Reservations are conveniently available online or by phone.**
48 Little Cape Horn Rd
Cathlamet, WA
Phone: (360) 578-9100

Olympia, Washington

The Swantown Inn Bed & Breakfast in Olympia, Washington boasts of its Victorian architecture as the perfect ambiance for weddings and elopements. The couple has choices that range from a grand garden wedding to a personalized candlelit ceremony. The Inn is perfect for those who want to combine a brief Honeymoon with their elopement.**
1431 11th Ave SE
Olympia, WA
Phone: (877) 753-9123

Ashford, Washington

Alexander Country Inn
As one of Washington's oldest Inns, Alexander Country Inn provides an option for the couple to have the ceremony by the waterfall or in the parlor. The reception may follow at the Inn’s restaurant. The packages may include Ceremony Site, Wedding Reception, Rehearsal Dinner, Flowers, Wedding cake, and Lodging for up to 45 guests at Alexander's Day Spa.**
37515 State Road 706 East
Ashford, WA
Phone: 800-654-7615 • 360-569-2300

Washington Where To Elope Guide:

Seattle, Washington

1101 Alaskan Way, Pier 55 Suite 201
Seattle, Washington
Phone: (800) 642-7816

Woodinville, Washington

The Willows Lodge is built from hundred year-old woods collected from the timbers of the Port of Portland when it was deconstructed. The culinary team matches the rustic feel of the place with its flexibility in preparing the best fit menu for a special occasion.**
14580 NE 145th Street
Woodinville, Washington
Phone: (425) 424-3900

Seattle, Washington

This elegant 1910 building designed by John Graham, Sr. can hold a small wedding with as many as eighteen people. The couple have a choice of holding the ceremony inside the Day Rooms or in its equally grand Courtyard.**
959 Broadway East
Seattle, Washington
Phone: 206-329-1864 | 800-240-1864

Tacoma, Washington

Wedding Minister Rev. Bob Williamson may accommodate your exchange of vows even within an hour notice. He is also open to customized Christian or non-religious ceremonies.**
Tacoma, Washington
Phone: (253) 229-9967

Carson, Washington

Our luxury cabins in the Columbia River Gorge are the perfect place to hold your special elopement. Carson Ridge Private Luxury Cabins works hard to ensure that the day is all about the two of you. Choose from several stunning places on the property to have your ceremony.**
1261 Wind River Road
Carson, Washington
Phone: (509) 427-7777

Woodland, Washington

460 Empress Lane
Woodland, Washington
Phone: (360) 225-5555

Washington Marriage License Requirements:

To be married in Washington you must have a valid marriage license issued by any county clerk. Here is a summary of the license requirements in Washington:



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