I find myself feeling right at home when life's going a thousand miles per hour. You know when there's like a million things to do or places to be all at once. For me, it creates this sense of clarity. It makes me look at life a little deeper. Focus more on the littlest of details.
So you’re dreaming of eloping in Alaska, how freaking exciting!! I seriously can’t think of a more perfect place. Here in Alaska there are so may places to elope in Alaska. Envision saying I do on a crystal blue glacier, or on a vibrant green hillside. A calm gust of wind blowing your hair back as the sun fades in the distance. Sounds pretty amazing doesn’t it? So let’s make those dreams a reality. I’m Michelle Johns, I’m an Anchorage elopement photographer here to give you the inside scoop on eloping in Alaska.
I personally don’t believe that there is a perfect time of year to elope in Alaska. Each season has its own special quirk that I can’t get enough of and find incredibly beautiful. Although for others I’m sure certain months are better then others so I’ll try to paint a picture of what the weather looks like year round. One thing I will say is during the winter months certain locations may be closed off or may be more hazardous to get to. Click here to get an idea on what Alaska weather can look like throughout the year.
Landscapes here in Alaska are truly out of this world and will leave you wondering how all this exists in one state. One minute you can be staring up at a glacier and in the next you can be a cool sandy beach. It’s kind of wild to think about, but because of this its easy to find places to elope in Alaska. Everywhere you look here you can find something beautiful. Take it from me when I say that Alaska is somewhere you need to see. If you’re feeling stuck and not sure where you want to elope, check out this list of some of my favorite places to elope in Alaska.
I say screw tradition, let’s make it your own. Eloping is a beautiful, powerful, and unique celebration of your love. Gone are the times where people thought that eloping was selfish or less worthy than a wedding. Eloping has been becoming increasingly popular according to Bazzar Magazine in the UK. More couples every year are ditching the traditional all white wedding for something that is more intimate and meaningful to them and I freaking love this.
I always like to say that theres a little bit of something here for everyone. When eloping in Alaska the sky is the limit. If you and your partner love to ski or snowboard why not include that in your day. Maybe you both have a love for kayaking or hiking. Your elopement can be made into whatever you want it to be. You wanna go all out and celebrate the best moment of your life with an out of this world adventure count me in!
If your thinking to yourself I want to make my Alaska elopement my own but don’t know where to start heres a list of fun ideas you could include on your special day!
I’m a huge travel bug and one of the fist things I search thing before going somewhere new are places to stay. It can be kind of a challenge if you’re not from an area and for that reason I’m going to give you some cool places to stay in Anchorage, Alaska. Whether your planning on staying for a day or a week you’ll need somewhere to relax and lay your head down at night. Check out this amazing list of places to stay!
Hopefully by now, you’re feeling a little more ready to take on your big day and make eloping in Alaska completely your own! If you have any questions or need help making your elopement your own I’m all all ears. Click here to head to my contact page to keep the conversation going!