Places to Elope In Florida

There are so many truly magical places to elope in Florida. Some of our favorites are below!

Places to elope nearby
Key West

Smathers Beach

Excellent for mornings or sunsets, Smathers beach is lined with palm trees, fine sand, and expansive views of the Atlantic Ocean. The City of Key West maintains this top-notch public beach. Totally free too!

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Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden

Preservation is at the forefront of this venue. It’s the only frost-free, natural conservation habit, botanical garden in the continental United States! Choose among several spots, like the lakeside terrace, butterfly garden, nature pavilion, or...

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Bahia Honda State Park

The park has palm-lined beaches, clear waters, and awesome sunsets. Just under an hour from Key West, the park feels remote and secluded. You can gaze off into the distance and see what was once...

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Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservancy

Cascading waterfalls, colorful birds, tropical plants, and of course, butterflies! Perfect for 10-15 people. This venue is all indoors, but it’s every side is glass so you can still see everything outside.

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West Martello Tower

History and horticulture here! The tower was first constructed by the U.S. Armed Forces in 1822 when the Navy surveyed Key West. Later, the tower was a symbol of defiance as Key West was the...

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Harry P. Leu Gardens

The Harry P. Leu Gardens have almost 50 acres of manicured tropical plants, winding trails, 200-year-old oak trees, and small lakes. You can choose to have your ceremony in the South Woods Gazebo, Trellis, or...

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Kraft Azalea Park

A canopy of cypress trees envelopes Greek columns right by a small lake. Located in a residential Winter Park neighborhood, the public gardens feel like a step back in time. Come for a stunning sunset...

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Playalinda Beach

Imagine an undeveloped stretch of shoreline where the only visible mark of humans is the site where rockets launch into space. Part of the Canaveral National Seashore, Playalinda Beach is one of America’s gorgeous national...

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Gazebo at Langford Park

The Gazebo at Langford Park is a hidden gem! Mayor Carl T. Langford Park provides a natural refuge in Downtown Orlando. The park is located in a shady oasis of mature oaks! The Gazebo is...

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Deering Estate

The Deering Estate is an extraordinary cultural site listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Charles Deering was a Chicago preservationist, environmentalist, industrialist, art collector, and philanthropist whose 1920s era estate offers coastal views...

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Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park

Cape Florida has a stretch of sand often ranked in the top 10 beaches nationwide. The area has served as a beacon for freedom from Seminole Indians to runaway slaves who secretly gathered before safely...

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Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden has so many beautiful options among collections of rare plants, palms, flowering trees, and vines. Open to the public since 1938, Fairchild’s main purpose is to preserve biodiversity. You have an...

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Virginia Key Beach Park

Virginia Key is a lovely barrier island in Biscayne Bay. The Beach Park has a long history during the Civil Rights Movement, later going into decline. Now, the area is an ecological gem with the...

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St. Augustine

St. John’s County Beaches

Over 40 miles of white, soft, sandy beaches stretch near St. Augustine. Pick your favorite spot – we like North, Vilano, and Crescent Beaches. A nominal fee for a special permit is required.

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Peña-Peck House Garden

The garden and house are located in historic downtown St. Augustine. Large oaks and magnolia provide a canopy of shade from the sunshine and the courtyard is buffered from the bustle of downtown by a...

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Washington Oaks Gardens State Park

South and slightly inland of St. Augustine lies Washington Oaks Gardens State Park. The beach or space in the rose garden are perfect for small ceremonies. Washington Oaks is also known for the unique shoreline...

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Villa Zorayda Museum

The Villa Zorayda Museum is a unique Spanish Revival structure that provides a superb indoor ceremony option in St. Augustine. Venue rental fee applies

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