• Precipitation is a given in this rain-forested region, so in-the-know couples always have a day-of backup plan.
• Sustainability is the buzzword here—expect stationery made of recycled paper, flower-free centerpieces (vegetables! driftwood!), and a caterer who can name the farm where each and every ingredient came from.
• Hot Locale: PUGET SOUND
Get wed on an isle off Washington's northern coast and a sea lion might make a cameo in your photos. On the menu? Mini-portions of oysters, mussels, and scallops, all paired with Columbia and Yakima Valley wines. Seattlites who want to stay in town book the Virginia V, a restored steamship on Lake Washington with views of Mount Rainier.
—BRIDES magazinePhoto by We Heart Photography