Top 5 Places to Elope in California – California Elopement Photographer

California Elopement Photographer, Liz Koston

1. Lake Tahoe

2. Yosemite

3. Monterey, California

4. The Redwoods

5. Joshua Tree National Park


Amazing locations for elopements in California! Beautiful Redwoods photos!

Thank you Emily! California has so much to offer and this is just the tip of the iceberg. There’s seriously something for everyone!

These are all gorgeous California locations but I’m such a sucker for that Yosemite magic!

OMG! You and me both girl! I mean, there’s a reason that its iconic. There’s really no place like it!

So many incredible locations in California! Picking just five can be so hard but love this guide! ❤️ Great information and beautiful photos of all these gorgeous locations. ❤️ Love it!

Thank you. It really was hard to narrow it down. California has so much to offer!!!!

California is one of my favourite States to visit because of everything you just mentioned. Such diverse landscapes, a couple of hours’ drive feels like a whole new country. And there is really no beating a west coast sunset in California. Well done!

Steve!!!! Well said! It’s so true with everything you said! Sunset on the west coast is absolutely magical!

LOVING this guide! Feels impossible to choose, they’re all such gorgeous locations! Definitely can’t go wrong!

They each really have their own beauty! Can’t go wrong with any of them!

California is just so versatile I love it! It literally has any type of place you could need!

Yes! There’s a little bit of everything! I absolutely love living in California.

WOW, California is so diverse for amazing spots. You’ve made me want to elope in all of them! (Though Yosemite always has a special place in my heart!)

Haha! Me too! I want to elope in all these places. They are absolutely amazing!

All of the locations would be an incredible places to elope in California! We visited the redwoods just before our wedding a few years ago and wished we wouldve just eloped there! So beautiful!

OMG! You should really do a vow renewal or portrait session there! There’s just something so magical, intimate, and romantic about the redwoods. I love it!

Isn’t California just the best with what it has to offer!? I couldn’t agree more with this CA list!! All these locations are EPIC and your photos from all these spots are soo beautiful!!

OMG! Yes! California really is THE best! Thank you for your kind compliment, means a lot coming from you!

I grew up in California, so this post is definitely making me homesick but in the best way! Love your work!

I used to live in California and YES to all the spots you listed. They are all so completely amazing in such different ways. What an incredibly beautiful state!

Yes! So much variety and each one so different from the next. I definitely lucky to call this state my home.

Incredible guide to California. It’s evident that you really know your locations! The photos were lovely too!

Thank you! I love exploring California and finding new spots.

YESSSS to all of these california elopement locations! I am a huge fan of every one of them. You literally can’t go wrong with the breathtaking landscape all over the state of california. What gorgeous photos featured of these spots!

Thank you! Yes!!! California has so much to offer. Each location with its own unique beauty!

I couldn’t agree more with this list! You listed all of my favorite places!

This is such an awesome, inspiring list of ideas. A Yosemite elopement would be epic!!!!

California is absolutely beautiful and offers such a wide range of locations. Yosemite is definitely an amazing place to elope with such iconic backdrops too!