One of the wedding planning decisions you’ll have to make involves figuring out a wedding venue. To say that not all of us have fantasized about a beach wedding on the backdrop of a blue ocean would be a lie and what better place to have a wedding than at the Outer Banks.
In case you have little information about this area, the Outer Banks are a series of barrier islands just off the coast of Virginia and North Carolina. As your wedding venue, Outer Banks will set a romantic ambiance that you will remember about your wedding day forever.
The barrier islands have a variety of wedding venues for every sort of setting; casual or formal, large or small. Here are four good reasons that make the Outer Banks the best destination for your beach wedding.
The Outer Banks is well known for its beautiful beaches. The shoreline stretches over 100 miles. Depending on what location suits your wedding arrangement best, you will find hotels such as the Ramada Plaza Nags Head Oceanfront. There are holiday homes as well that providing beach access and accommodation options if it’s something you’d want.
The Outer Banks also has national parks that you can visit such as the Historic Corolla Park where horses roam free. There are also museums, three lighthouses, and one of the largest sand dunes you’ll ever see at Jockey’s Ridge.
If you and your fiancé happen to be interested in diving as an activity, perhaps it would delight you to know that an estimated 3,000 shipwrecks lie on the bottom of the Outer Banks. How romantic would it be diving to explore shipwrecks as newlyweds on your wedding vacation-cum-honeymoon?
Great for A Mini-Vacation with Family and Friends
The idea of going on vacation with those you hold dear is almost irresistible. The best part about the location as a wedding venue Outer Banks is ideal to have a destination wedding. This means that the family or friends of either the side of the bride and the groom who haven’t met yet can have ample time to get to know each other better.
The Ability to Accommodate Any Budget or Style
The locations on offer at Outer Banks are not only in plenty but very diverse in the services they provide their guests. The options available include historic homes, holiday resorts, and upscale restaurants that can accommodate a handful of people to large numbers of over 400 people.
The Amazing Food Available
What sort of wedding would it be without having delicious food to mark the occasion? The Outer Banks is famous for fresh seafood. You can serve your guests freshly caught local seafood or alternatively, you can provide them with Southern classic meals. There are many caterers who can customize a menu to suit your taste and budget.
A Toast to Your Wedding
If you decide to have a beach wedding in Outer Banks, make sure that you go through the local regulations and tide charts so you can make the right arrangements for everybody. For example, some places are public places and do not allow people to reserve a particular area of the beach for any ceremony. Other towns in the area do not allow the consumption of alcoholic beverages on the beach.
May Outer Banks be the start of a lifetime of new memories for you and your new family.