According to U.S. News & World, Austin is on the map as one of the top cities in the world and for
a good reasons. From the beautiful scenery and the quirky population, it’s not hard to imagine why people move to this city. Austin is a great destination wedding spot for those who want a unique wedding experience.
Not only are destination weddings typically cheaper, but there’s a greater chance of a smaller wedding. You don’t have to pay for 200+ friends and family you’re not too familiar with. Obligation only extends to the bridal party and your closest family members.
When you book in a state like Texas, you’re not only saving money, but you get to have a unique experience that none of your friends will have for their wedding. Spend your money on a night you’ll never forget, surrounded by Texas hill country.
So, what should you consider for your Texas destination wedding?
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Schedule Your Wedding Tour Ahead of Time
If you’re not from the Austin area, it will take time to visit venues and ensure you get the best fit for your destination wedding. There are so many venues to choose from in the area.
A wedding planner by your side will help you not only narrow down the selection to tour but give the best insight into an area you are not familiar with. Once you decide, book your wedding date and get started on familiarizing yourself with vendors.
We always recommend packaging your wedding with your venue. Tie the knot with everything handled!
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Book a Wedding Venue with Weekend Lodging
Get out of the city and into the Texas hill country. That’s the whole reason for an Austin wedding, isn’t it?
6Branch is a dreamy venue right outside of Austin with everything at your disposal. With the décor and lodging handled, you can relax for your big day and treat your bridal party.
The venue has a 2 bedroom, 2 bath bride and groom suite that fits six people comfortably. After a dream wedding, stay the weekend and enjoy the untouched nature throughout the venue.
You can book a weekend wedding and be out by Sunday to explore Austin.
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Your Honeymoon Is Included Being So Close to Austin
Whether you use Airbnb for your honeymoon in Austin or book at a historic hotel like The Driskill, you will never run out of things to do. We recommend finding a place to stay that’s closer to town and exploring the sites.
Then, you can stroll through the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center while holding hands with your life partner. You can view famous spots like South Congress Avenue and eat at local spots.
If you’re in for something unique, there’s always haunted tours from Haunted ATX Hearse Tours to explore all the spooky spots in the city.