Couple on Bishop's Beach

Top 3 Reasons to Choose a Destination Wedding in Alaska

Are you searching for the perfect place to have your wedding day? If a local wedding isn’t your style, choose a destination wedding! This type of wedding is great for couples who want to elope or simply desire something different. Contrary to popular belief, destination weddings aren’t just reserved for the tropics. There are many great reasons to choose a destination wedding in Alaska! Homer, a small town on the Kachemak Bay, is a beautiful wedding location as it’s surrounded by gorgeous scenery. Read on to learn more about what a destination wedding in Homer, Alaska, has to offer! 

When you’re ready to start brainstorming ideas for your wedding day, request our complimentary Homer Wedding Destination Guide. Inside, you can find information on our seaside wedding venue, accommodations, vendors, and so much more! 

How to Plan the Best Destination Wedding in Alaska 

1. Venues That Have It All 

The Driftwood Inn’s Seaside Wedding Lodge is a perfect venue for your Alaska destination wedding. Exchange vows overlooking beautiful Kachemak Bay with a majestic mountain backdrop. We offer three venue options, pre-and post-wedding group activities, as well as accommodations for the couple, wedding party, and some family and friends! 

2. Gorgeous Scenery 

Homer is one of the most beautiful towns in Alaska. Immediately upon arriving, you’ll crest the Homer Baycrest Overlook, which gives you a panoramic view of Kachemak Bay with its backdrop of glaciers and mountains – the same backdrop you’ll tie the knot in front of! Many couples who get married at our seaside venue take photos on Bishop’s Beach after the ceremony.  

3. Unique Experiences 

An Alaska destination wedding is ideal for the adventurous couple. Our area is filled with unique experiences and outdoor adventures that you simply can’t find anywhere else. From bear viewing to world-class fishing charters, you’re sure to make lifelong memories during your time here. Be sure to stay a few extra days after your wedding for a mini-moon in Homer

Start Planning a Destination Wedding in Homer, AK 

Now that you know the best reasons to choose a destination wedding in Alaska, it’s time to start planning.  Access our free guide to browse venue options, wedding ceremony rates, preferred providers, accommodations, and more!  

Contact us to discuss available dates when you’re ready to say, “I do!” to an Alaska destination wedding!