Benefits of Eloping

Are you considering an elopement? This list of the benefits of eloping covers many of the reasons why more and more couples are eloping today!

Happy eloping couple holding hands and kissing standing on rocks with mountains in the background

More and more couples are choosing to elope instead of having a large, traditional wedding these days.

Even though big, traditional weddings can be a lot of and are a great way to celebrate, they just simply aren’t right for every couple. Perhaps the stress or drama of wedding planning is getting to you. Maybe the cost of a larger wedding is overwhelming. Or perhaps you just love the simplicity of a wedding day that is 100 percent focused on you and your partner, and the commitment you are making to each other.

If you are considering an elopement, here is a list of the benefits of eloping!

What are the benefits of eloping?

  • Less stress and planning compared to a large, traditional wedding.
  • Your wedding day will be more intimate.
  • You can save money.
  • The focus of your wedding day will be entirely on you and your partner.
  • You can avoid any wedding drama with family members or friends.
  • Eloping generates less waste and is better for the environment.
  • You can have a bigger adventure for your wedding day.
  • You can say your vows privately.
  • You can have your elopement and honeymoon on the same trip.
Laughing couple says their vows in Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado

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Elopement Photographer Kim from Wild and Found Photography

Hi I’m Kim, a Denver, Colorado based photographer specializing in Adventure Elopements in Colorado and worldwide! Photographing couples on the most special day of their lives is a true honor for me. But I’ve made it my mission to take it one step further than that. When you work with me, you’re getting more than just a photographer. I’m here to help you with all of the planning resources you need to have the most amazing elopement day ever! That includes everything from assistance with location ideas, timeline planning, and lots more free resources. So you can forget the work, and focus on having fun!


  1. It’s great that you pointed out how elopement has less stress and planning compared to a large, traditional wedding. My partner and I are planning to get married soon and we are thinking of holding an elopement instead of the usual type of wedding. For that, we should look for a good elopement venue rental first.

  2. I appreciate that you mentioned that eloping would be a more personal wedding with less stress and planning than a big, traditional wedding. Since it looks like a nice idea to try out, I’ll surely share this with my sister and partner, who have been thinking about it. I’ll also look for elopement photographers who could be able to assist her in the situation. I appreciate you sharing!

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