I'm Rachel, a formally trained fine art wedding, portrait, and senior photographer based in Virginia and throughout the East Coast.
I serve clients wanting timeless and joy-filled images to cherish and pass down for generations to come.
A fine art Wedding & Portrait Photographer
When you think of a Wintergreen Wedding you will immediately have thoughts of a romantic, intimate mountain or destination wedding. Whether you want a Micro Wedding or Elopement, a Wintergreen Wedding is for you! Keep reading to hear why you should have a Wintergreen wedding from a local photographer’s point of view!
Wintergreen is a premier resort fount on the Blue Ridge Parkway just off of Route 664. The resort is literally on a mountain! As a result, Wintergreen is the perfect place for a destination wedding. Even the ceremony site is on a magical overlook of the Blue Ridge Parkway. If you and your fiancè love vacationing in the mountains then you will love this resort!
Wintergreen Resort offers a specific Micro-Weddings package for couples! This package is fantastic for weddings with 20-50 guests. Couples will have so many choices with this package! For example, there are indoor and outdoor ceremony and reception options.
Most importantly, if you and your guests are traveling here from out of town, this venue is made for you. Your wedding guests can also make a complete vacation out of the trip to your wedding. Wintergreen has 45-holes of golf, world-renowned tennis, and a spa. Additionally, there is shopping, delectable dining, indoor and outdoor pools, and an adventure center!
Whether you want a Commonwealth ballroom wedding or an intimate summer ceremony surrounded by mountain vistas, Wintergreen is the perfect destination spot.
Because Wintergreen is a resort, they have the space to host an amazing dinner for your guests! They offer two dining choices. Firstly, a one hour open bar and Chef’s Selection of two hot and two cold Hors D’ Oeuvres. Secondly, a one course plated dinner with a 2 hour open bar. Of course, both of these will amazing meal choices will be matched with amazing views on the Blue Ridge Terrace or the Blue Ridge Overlook (for the one hour option). Cupcakes are also available, because dessert is amazing… duh!
Lastly, the Wintergreen team also provides set up and tear down along with china, glassware and silverware. Similarly, the Wintergreen wedding team will assist in planning your wedding and making sure it runs smoothly!
Wintergreen offers complimentary lodging for the Newlyweds on their wedding night. A 15-20% discount is available for guests when more than 10 rooms are booked.
Imagine this: you and your guests can enjoy the full-experience of Wintergreen Resort. The days following your wedding you can go to the Spa to relax, or play 45 holes of golf designed by none other then, Rees Jones and Ellis Maples. If you are a sports fan you can also enjoy tennis and snow sports. In addition, there is indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a private lake with paddle-boards and kayaks and a ton of local trails to hike.
If your guests have children there are a variety of children’s activity programs. Any of these events can be incorporated into your wedding plans and include family and friends!
Lastly, take some time to explore the local amenities the valley has to offer! There are countless vineyards and breweries within a short drive of Wintergreen. Of course, you can’t forget the stunning views you can see simply driving on the Blue Ridge Parkway itself.
Ready to plan your Wintergreen Resort Wedding? Contact them by sending over a request for a proposal here.
Most importantly, don’t forget to send me a message to book me for your wedding date! One last thing before you go. Check out these other Virginia venues I think you will love to read about!