Three Locations to Elope in Sedona, Arizona

April 12, 2024

Arizona, Elopements

As an Arizona elopement photographer (and as a bride who eloped there), I’ve had the privilege of exploring and capturing love stories amidst the breathtaking landscapes Sedona offers. And there are so many landscapes to choose from! When it comes to planning your dream elopement, it can be difficult to narrow down what place is best for you, but as always, I am here to guide you through choosing the perfect backdrop for your intimate ceremony. With experience navigating these terrains and a keen eye for elopement locations, I’m excited to share with you three of my top picks for your Sedona elopement. The best part about these spots? They are all easily accessible, and if you’re a dog parent, your furry friend is welcome.

Thunder Mountain Trail
Known for its striking red sandstone formations, Thunder Mountain Trail provides a dramatic backdrop for elopement photos. Its trails are manageable for most, allowing you to find a secluded spot with panoramic views. 

Bell Rock
Bell Rock, with its iconic silhouette, is a powerful spot for ceremonies. The area around Bell Rock offers accessible paths, making it possible to find a private nook for your vows against the stunning vista. You also get 360-degree views of the entire valley!

  • Bonus Location: Tlaquepaque Village: After your ceremony, Tlaquepaque Arts & Crafts Village is a charming spot to explore and enjoy lunch. Its architecture and ambience provide a romantic setting to relax and celebrate. 

Chicken Point
For those seeking a little more adventure, Chicken Point offers rugged terrain and expansive views of Sedona’s wilderness. It’s a bit more remote, offering privacy for your ceremony. Selecting the ideal setting for your elopement goes beyond just the visual appeal; it’s truly about finding a location that works best for you and reflects who you are as a couple. I completely understand the pressure of this decision—having navigated through my own Arizona elopement planning, the array of choices felt overwhelming at times. However, I’m here to alleviate that stress! Leveraging my expertise and personal experience, I’m committed to assisting you in every aspect of planning, ensuring we pinpoint the perfect spot for your elopement. If you’re ready to get started on planning your perfect Sedona elopement, get in touch!