After three and a half years of long-distance dating, Kaleb proposed to Gilda in her very favorite place: sunny Carmel, CA. When it came time to propose, Kaleb devised a plan to surprise his college sweetheart with a beach picnic. Kaleb says, “The day of the proposal, we went on a hike at sea lion point, then came home to rest, and I was anything but restful. Gilda had no idea about my nerves because she took a nice relaxing nap. Under false pretenses of going to take pictures and walk on the beach, we headed down and walked up on the picnic, which she was questioning if it was for us. I got down on one knee and proposed, both of us with tear-filled eyes.”
Towering oak trees, baby blue skies and pastures dotted with wildflowers create an unforgettable backdrop for the big day. Luckily, Houston is a short jaunt to lush green pastures and charming Texas towns.
From alfresco ceremonies underneath twinkling lights to intimate chapel weddings complete with scenic views, these countryside and barn wedding venues in Texas offer modern amenities without sacrificing the serenity of the great outdoors.
Just about three hours of a drive from Houston, you will find yourself in the serene Texas Hill Country, with vast open skies, a colorful palette of wildflowers and endless sunset views through the rolling hills. The Texas hill country has become a popular getaway destination for Texans and is getting nationwide recognition for the variety of activities and experiences offered, including wineries, hiking, swimming, country music, outdoor concerts, boutiques and country shops, and more. It is no surprise that the simplicity and beauty of the rolling countryside have brought an abundance of wedding venues to the area. Here are the top Texas Hill Country venues on our list that offer a blissful wedding day in pure Texas-style.
Join us in the rolling hills of the Texas Hill Country for this charming wedding-inspired styled shoot at The Kendall Hill Country Inn. Boasting 160 years of rich history, the lovingly restored inn is an ideal choice for couples seeking a one-of-a-kind wedding experience. The property is a stone’s throw to boutiques, delicious dining and breweries making it a perfect destination for couples and their guests. Click here to read the rest of this post »
Across 150 acres of the most breathtaking hills, you will find Deep in the Heart Farms. It is conveniently located in Brenham, Texas, just outside of Houston. At a first glance, the bright white chapel and reception hall will have you swooning. The impressive windows and barn doors will surely make you fall in love with this rustic-style wedding venue. Family-owned and operated, Deep in the Heart Farms pride themselves on making their clients feel right at home.