Whether you’re ready to tie the knot or you are just daydreaming about getting married one day, check out some of California’s most beautiful wedding locations. With mountain ranges, beautiful gardens, wineries, and views of the Pacific in the background, California will certainly make your wedding photos look amazing. Here are Tripping.com’s seven best outdoor wedding venues in California.
7 Beautiful California Outdoor Wedding Venues
Where: 905 Loma Vista Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Get married at a scenic French estate in Beverly Hills! The Formal Garden is filled with white roses and seats 300 guests. Have your reception at the Mansion Courtyard or at the Cypress Walk. For dinner and a cocktail hour, go to the Terrace and Reflection Pond, where you can see everything from downtown LA to the Pacific as you watch the sunset.
Where: 105 W Avenida Pico, San Clemente, CA 92672
Have a classic California wedding by the ocean without spending a ton of money. Located in San Clemente, the Ole Hanson Beach Club has indoor and outdoor options, a pool, and two patios with views of the Pacific. You can have up to 175 people here and catering is handled by 24 Carrots Catering and Events.
Where: 5880 Olivas Park Drive, Ventura, CA 93003
If you want to get married right next to the ocean, Wedgewood Ventura allows you to do just that. You can have your reception inside the banquet room, which looks over a golf course and includes a bar. Choose from five different all-inclusive wedding packages, which you can modify to create the wedding of your dreams.
Where: 4545 Thomas Lake Harris Drive, Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Paradise Ridge Winery is located in the heart of wine country and is filled with beautiful fountains and trees. This wedding venue has a unique European style and sophistication and panoramic views. Note that you can have up to 250 guests at an outdoor ceremony and reception.
Where: 114 West Carmel Valley Road, Carmel Valley, CA 93924
For a rustic, yet elegant, wedding, take a look at Gardener Ranch. Located on the Carmel River, Gardener Ranch is a venue with 24 acres of meadows. You can customize your wedding package and add in a wine tasting tour or a wagon ride through Carmel Valley Village. Gardener Ranch allows you to have up to 300 guests.
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Where: 900 San Ysidro Lane, Santa Barbara, CA 93108
Located in Southern California, San Ysidro Ranch has several beautiful wedding venues available. For beautiful gardens and views of the Santa Ynez mountains, the Lower Gardens is a great choice for a wedding. The Upper Estate Lawn is a 10,000 square foot lawn that has views of the ocean and is ideal for a wedding with 200 guests or less. Even Jessica Simpson got married at San Ysidro Ranch!
Where: 19170 Geyserville Ave, Geyserville, CA 95441
Trentadue Winery in Geyserville, California features mountains, redwoods, vineyards, and fountains. Choose from several locations for the ceremony, including the North and South Lawn and the Sala del Leone Vineyard Pavilion. Trentadue Winery allows you to have up to 500 guests outdoors.
This article was written by Colleen Regan.