10 Blissful Places Perfect for Wedding Vow Renewals

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Say “I do” all over again!

There are few moments as special as vowing to love your spouse forever. For some of us who have made the promise “for better or for worse,” a vow renewal ceremony is a great way to commemorate where you’ve been and also your future ahead. Here are 10 places to say “I do” all over again! Have other suggestions? Share with Date Night Guide on Twitter and Facebook

Cedar House Inn

St. Augustine, FL

Located minutes from the center of St. Augustine sits a Victorian bed and breakfast offering a special package to vow renewal seekers. The Cedar House Inn radiates an “Old Florida” ambiance with its embellishments and position on a tree-lined street. With their Vow Renewal Package, you can recite your nuptials in front of the fireplace, Tiffany window parlor, garden or gazebo. It’s $399 plus tax and room cost, and includes:

  • Officiant
  • Specialty decor
  • Music
  • Classic wedding cake
  • Champagne toast
  • Two keepsake champagne flutes
  • Snapshot photographs
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Photo credit: Cedar House Inn

The Gastonian

Savannah, GA

Savannah is known for its authentic historical relevance and southern elegance. Stroll through the cobblestoned streets, meander around the historical squares and saunter along the bustling River Street. Located in the heart of the Historic District, The Gastonian is an upscale boutique bed and breakfast offering vow renewing couples a special package. It includes:

  • Private garden courtyard or elegant parlor for ceremony
  • Floral arrangements
  • Petite wedding cake in your flavor choice
  • Champagne toast
  • Justice of peace services or minister
  • Choice of guest rooms including The Caracalla Honeymoon Suite (recognized as one of the most romantic rooms in Savannah)

The indulgence doesn’t stop there. Staff also provides turn-down service, chocolate-covered strawberries, a chilled bottle of champagne and a gourmet breakfast. For pricing, call 912-232-2869 or toll-free at 800-322-6603.

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Photo credit: The Gastonian

Gramercy Mansion

Stevenson, MD

Step a few miles outside of Baltimore to experience rich history at the historic Gramercy Mansion and Carriage House. This Tudor-style mansion is secluded on 45 acres and highlights antiques and artwork while offering the convenience of all things modern, such as complimentary wi-fi and cable. Choose to lock eyes during vows in a lush formal garden, intimate courtyard adorned with Italian lights or under a charming gazebo with the woodlands as the backdrop. The Romantic Elopement Getaway is $1,800 during the week and $2,000 on weekends. It may be booked up to two months in advance to include:

  • Private vow renewal performed by an ordained officiant anywhere on property (up to 20 guests)
  • CD of professional wedding photographs
  • Elegant dinner for two at Linwoods or The Oregon Grille
  • One night stay in room of your choice
  • Romantic votive candles and rose petals scattered throughout room
  • A dozen long-stemmed roses
  • A display of gourmet chocolates
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Photo credit: Gramercy Mansion

Wolf Cove Inn

Poland, ME

Venture to Wolf Cove Inn nestled on the banks of Lake Tripp for a traditional Maine experience. A nature-adorned setting will surround you and your mate as you rededicate your love. Don’t worry if there’s a frigid chill in the air outside though… Couples can hold hands on the sun porch or in front of the living room fireplace. The Marriage Vow Renewal package is $199 with a one-night stay minimum (not included). The package includes:

  • Customized vow renewal ceremony
  • Choice of indoor or outdoor lake locations
  • Sparkling wine
  • Two keepsake flutes to toast
  • Fresh flowers and chocolates upon arrival

Add a firework display to your package so your hearts and the night sky can explode together in love!

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Photo credit: Wolf Cove Inn

Old Rittenhouse Inn

Bayfield, WI

Snuggle up in the midwest at a bed and breakfast that is sure to make your romantic getaway memorable and full of pampering. Old Rittenhouse Inn is set off the shore of Lake Superior and has 3 historic guesthouses to choose from: Old Rittenhouse Inn, Le Chateau and Rittenhouse Cottage. Since vow renewal services are held at Le Chateau with its quintessential common areas and gardens scattered across 10 city lots, you may prefer to book one of the 7 rooms nestled within. The Renewal of Vows Package is $775 plus the cost of accommodations. It includes:

  • 1-hour use of location for up to 10 guests
  • Event planner to assist with scheduling, referrals, menu planning, preparation and clean-up
  • Officiate for consultation and performance of ceremony
  • Bottle of champagne to enjoy in your room
  • 5-course gourmet dinner & gratuity for two (additional guests are $59 per person)
  • Keepsake gift from Old Rittenhouse Inn
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Photo credit: Old Rittenhouse Inn

BlissWood Bed and Breakfast Ranch

Cat Spring, TX

Trot onto a 500-acre working ranch where you can spend a picturesque retreat celebrating your marriage. Not only does BlissWood Bed and Breakfast Ranch offer a plethora of scenic country settings to profess your love again, there are ample onsite activities. And if you are feeling adventurous, book the Conestoga Covered Wagon for a one-of-a-kind experience. With its king-size bed, dining area, private bathroom, mini-fridge, coffeemaker, electric skillet, hot plate and sink among other amenities, you won’t have to give up modern conveniences for a cozily rustic stay. The Texas Vow Renewal Package is $899 plus the cost of accommodations. Included in the package:

  • Vow renewal at the location of your choice for two of you plus 8 guests
  • Officiant
  • Bouquet for the bride and boutonniere for the groom
  • Wedding cake
  • Champagne toast with 2 souvenir flutes
  • Dinner for two at Carol’s at Cat Spring Restaurant (additional guests can be purchased for $50 per person plus tax and gratuity)

A 15% discount is offered to couples renewing their vows on a Wednesday.

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Photo credit: Bestromanticinns.com (of BlissWood Bed and Breakfast Ranch )

Wild Horse Inn

Fraser, CO

Rekindle your romance in a mountain lodge made from 400-year-old logs with panoramic views of the continental divide at Wild Horse Inn. Not only can you choose from intimate rooms inside of the inn but private cabins are available as well for a home away from home. As an added bonus, two of the cabins are dog-friendly so you can include Fido in your meaningful ceremony. The Vow Renewal Package is $345 for two plus the cost of accommodations. Included in this Rocky Mountain package are:

  • Choice of ceremony site
  • Bouquet of flowers upon arrival in your room
  • Champagne toast to celebrate at ceremony conclusion
  • Breakfast in bed
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Photo credit: Wild Horse Inn

Cameo Heights Mansion

Touchet, WA

Reaffirm the vows you pledged in a glamorous 5-star mansion surrounded by hills of rolling vineyards and orchards. This remote oasis offers 7 suites each uniquely decorated with the ambiance of a foreign land to make your second honeymoon feel indulgent and far away. The Vow Renewal Package is $1,225 and doesn’t include tax, gratuity or choice of suite. The package does consist of:

  • One dozen roses and champagne/Sheffield cider in suite upon arrival
  • Officiant for ceremony
  • Wedding cake for two
  • Seven-course dinner on wedding night
  • Chef’s choice wine pairing with 4 of the dinner courses
  • 2-hour photography package
  • “Your song” played during and after the ceremony
  • Intimate breakfast service in suite the next morning
  • Early morning coffee and danish delivered suite-side each morning (in addition to breakfast)
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Photo credit: Cameo Heights Mansion

Outrigger Beach Resorts

Honolulu, HI

There is nothing quite as celestial and intimate as standing on the edge of a vast ocean with your honey as you renew your commitment to each other. What could be better than experiencing it in the tropical paradise of Honolulu? Both the Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort and Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort are positioned beachfront with the volcanic cone, Diamond Head, in sight. Complimentary vow renewal ceremonies are offered at 7:45 a.m. on Mondays and Thursdays at Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort and on Tuesdays and Fridays at Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort. Guests can register at the front desk in the lobby before 3:00 p.m. the day prior.

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Photo credit: Outrigger Beach Resorts

Seal Cove Inn

Napa, CA

Imagine declaring your continual love in a setting reminiscent of the coastal beauty found on the Emerald Isle. Stationed a short 23 miles south of San Francisco in Half Moon Bay is Seal Cove Inn. This 10-room manor is overflowing with elegance, luxury and romance. The English wildflower garden, private beach and astonishing views of the bluffs with playful seals make it ideal for intimate ceremonies. While the inn offers other packages, the Elopement Package is perfect for a vow renewal that’s focused on just the two of you. The package starts at $3,995 and includes:

  • Two-night stay
  • Evening magic hour wine/cheese reception upon arrival
  • Bouquet and boutonniere
  • Photography for two hours
  • Custom wedding cake
  • One hour in-room fireside couples massage
  • Celebratory sparkling wine toast
  • Signature ‘Be Replenished’ breakfast each morning
  • Customized Seal Cove Inn gift basket upon departure
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Photo credit: Seal Cove Inn

 

Feature image photo credit: Studio B. Photography via designmom.com

 

Erica Thomas is a freelance writer regularly contributing to Date Night Guide and Orlando Date Night Guide, while also managing her roles as a wife and homeschooling mom of two small children. She is a romantic at heart who flourishes with adventurous activities and travel (and, of course, date night).


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