Chelsea & Johnathan’s Adventure Elopement | Mount Mansfield, Vermont

An Epic Vermont Autumn Hiking Elopement

October in Vermont is absolutely stunning, it almost goes without saying. It’s like that picture-perfect Hallmark movie or a postcard where you see the foliage and go “is that REAL?”. That’s undoubtedly why autumn in Vermont is one of the most popular times of year for an adventure elopement. 

Now, there are so many ways to plan an adventure elopement in Vermont in the fall. You could spend the afternoon celebrating your vows in Stowe, followed by champagne and a golf cart ride down the mountain. Or maybe you want to keep it low key and find a cute Airbnb for the weekend, relaxing and soaking it all in together. 

If you’re like Chelsea and Johnathan, you might want to spend your elopement day ceremony with a few friends and family and then hit the trail for an epic Vermont adventure hike in the mountains! If you can envision an afternoon with stunning mountain views, a breeze that hits you like you’re on top of the world, and spending the day adventuring together – a hike up Mt. Mansfield may be your perfect elopement day!

Planning Your Adventure Elopement

When couples first reach out to me at Amelia Marie Photography to plan their dream Vermont elopement, the first thing I always ask is “what do you envision doing on the most perfect day together to celebrate your love?”. I want your day to be wrapped in love, passion, and adventure in a way that is most meaningful to you and the things that brought the two of you together. For Chelsea & Jonathan, hiking in Vermont was an activity that they grew to love together. John grew up skiing in Vermont and, as Philly natives, it was an escape to get away from the city life. 

As your adventure elopement photographer, the next two questions I have for planning your elopement are simple in nature, but may take some research and planning to decide: When? And where? 

Chelsea & Jonathan dreamed of celebrating in October on Mount Mansfield, with the stunning colors of Vermont foliage that bring visitors from far and wide. In late October, you can even get a beautiful dusting of white snow – but what we weren’t prepared for was the balmy 70 degrees that was so atypical for that time of year! Sometimes, you  never know what you’re going to get.

Your Vermont Elopement Photographer

Amelia Marie Photography is an intimate wedding and elopement photographer that is here to capture your authentic moments and real love stories. I’m not only your photographer – I’m also your adventure wedding guide here to bring you the greatest adventure of your life AND hook you up with all the awesome elopement vendors.

When you’re ready to dream up your perfect elopement day, reach out and we’ll get started on bringing your vision to life or click here to learn more about elopement packages & pricing.

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Amelia Marie Photography

is your Vermont and New England based wedding, elopement  and lifestyle photographer who is forever-seeking adventures and epic moments!

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