From coast to coast we give our picks of the most picturesque spots to celebrate some nuptials, gay or straight.
Offering beautiful sea views, we could go on and on to list the places that would be perfect. Our picks would be Bar Harbour and the entire Acadia National Park area. From rocky shores trimmed with pine trees to forest landscapes flaunting the colors of nature, we couldn't imagine a more romantic setting. Perhaps being the first is the way to go? The town of Eastport sees the first sunrise in the US. Regardless, lobster better be on the menu.
When gay marriage goes into effect: right now.
Nicknamed the "Free State," it makes sense that now everyone can get married. Anywhere on the Chesapeake Bay would make for a nice backdrop in your wedding photos, but if you really want to have a little fun and throw caution to the wind, get married in Ocean City on the Atlantic shores. Girls, this was originally called the "Ladies Resort to The Ocean," but it would be safe for any couple.
When gay marriage goes into effect: January 1st, 2013 so get cracking on the planning.
Ahh, the Land of 10,000 Lakes. Let's make it the Land of 10,000 gay weddings. Whether your choice is a wedding on Lake Superior in the gay-friendly town of Duluth or a big-city bash in Minneapolis, the pickings for an outdoor bachelor or bachelorette party are plenty with lots of fishing, camping and hunting to be done. It gets pretty cold here, so just watch your weather, unless you are fine with being a winter bride.
When gay marriage goes into effect: Hopefully soon, but there's still much to be done to get it fully legalized.
Finally, our gay marriage travels land us on the West Coast. A perfect ceremony would have a backdrop of a sunset over the Pacific Ocean or even in the shadow of Mt. Rainier on the banks of Reflection Lake. A wealth of National Parks and National Forests can complement the perfect outdoor wedding. Being the home-state of Starbucks, we can't imagine anyone will be running late for their wedding.
When gay marriage goes into effect: New marriage certificates can be validated as early as December 9th, 2012.
With any of these great locations for a wedding, we would love to be first to say "Congratulations!" Now just leave us a piece of the cake.