Dreaming of getting married in a romantic and adventurous setting? Joshua Tree National Park is perfect setting for you and your partner to say “I Do”. Whether you’re planning an elopement or destination wedding, Joshua Tree National Park features sweeping desert views, incredible sunsets, and of course, iconic Joshua trees. In this blog, we’ll go over things to consider when eloping, boho elopement style inspiration and a quick guide to eloping in Joshua Tree.
No matter what wedding style you decide on, it’s always important to be authentic to who you are as a couple. If you and your partner are adventurous and love to travel, an elopement or destination wedding might be the perfect fit. Elopements are perfect couples who truly want the day to be about themselves and their love with no distractions. If you’re looking for ways to maximize your wedding budget, eloping allows you to focus on the aspects you care about most. For example, wedding photography, a stunning boho lace wedding dress, and travel accommodations. Plus, you’re cutting right to the best part of your wedding experience- the honeymoon! Not to mention, traveling to a beautiful location makes for incredible elopement photography that you’ll cherish forever. Need more proof? Check out the gallery at the end of this post!
Joshua Tree National Park is the ideal setting for a boho style wedding. Desert vibes are the perfect compliment to neutral flowers and a boho wedding dresses with sleeves. Adding fun bridal accessories like white booties or a wide brim hat also fit this boho aesthetic. For your bridal look, think loose effortless beach waves and natural makeup. If you’re considering hosting a post-elopement party, you can continue this theme by incorporating boho wedding decorations. This modern boho style is ideal for an adventurous couple who wants their day to feel relaxed and carefree. Don’t overthink it! Above all, the best part of having a boho elopement is that there are no rules. Add your own twist on this style and make it your own!
So you’ve decided on a Joshua Tree elopement, now what? First off, getting there! Palm Springs International is the closest airport and a little less than 25 miles from Joshua Tree National Park. There are choices for your ceremony location both inside and outside of the park. Within the park, you can have your elopement ceremony at beautiful spots like Cap Rock, Hidden Valley Picnic Area or Split Rock. If a camping or Airbnb experience is more your vibe, there’s plenty of options. If you’re looking to book a campsite, be sure to do so at least 6 months in advance. In addition, there’s an endless supply of gorgeous Airbnbs in Joshua Tree. From glamping tents under the stars to eco-friendly tiny homes with hot tubs, there’s something for everyone. You can check them out here.
Hiring an elopement photographer with experience working in the Joshua Tree National Park area can be a major asset to your elopement planning. If you’re interested in learning more about my elopement photography services, fill out the contact form on my website and let’s start planning your dream elopement!
Destination, elopement & wedding photographer based in California and traveling world-wide.
Destinatio, elopement & wedding photographer based in California but traveling world-wide.