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Upstate New York Hiking Elopement

Upstate New York hiking elopement is a hidden gem of this area. I was lucky enough to adventure around the Adirondack’s and I can’t wait to go back in 2023 with another couple! (Hint: THIS COULD BE YOU!)

Have you considered eloping? Check out a few of these things you could do in New York!

Image of the Adirondack mountains in new york state

Upstate New York Hiking Elopement – Adirondacks

This part of New York is truly dreamy if you’re a nature lover. It brings feelings of calm, and yet adventure.

When it comes to a hiking elopement you have many options in the United States, but I highly recommend the east coast!

The east coast is a hidden gem because a lot of people have the mindset of a traditional wedding, so you’re ahead of the curve planning something smaller, intimate, and personal to you and your future partner.

If you want a drive-able, easy hike use this hack

One perk of this part of the park, is that you can skip the hike and take the elevator to the top. So you would be able to drive to the summit, then just ride and enjoy the view.

This is perfect if you have humans in your party who need assistance or if you’re more of a “spotter” than a “hiker”.

We can do your ceremony in a gorgeous spot, (still shared with the public), and then just ride back down to the bottom of the mountain!

couple holding hands on their wedding day while hiking in upstate new york

Upstate New York – Waterfall Elopement

Another hidden part of New York is the amount of waterfalls. If you want to find an area that is truly secluded we can find a trail with a waterfall for you.

Your elopement day is truly yours to make how you want it.

Are you wanting:

  • Waterfalls
  • Mountains
  • Hiking
  • Easy Drive
  • Views for days

Then you should seriously consider New York for your elopement / small wedding day!

Photo of vow books resting on a rock on top of the Adirondack mountains in upstate new york

Vendors that made this possible

Photography: Jamie Tobin Photography
Host: East Coast Retreats by Kasey Jo
Park: Adirondack’s

Info: Leave No Trace Org

Contact Jamie – availability is limited per year for weddings + elopements!
Jamie specializes in small weddings, and intimate elopements.


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