For the Best Destination Weddings in Tahoe South

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South Tahoe is destination wedding magic. (Photo courtesy of Matt Theilen)

Some of the best destination weddings in the world happen in gorgeous Tahoe South. But a lot goes on behind the scenes to make those dream weddings a reality. Thanks to the Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority website, all that work can be a whole lot easier. The site has all the information you need to start planning—from venues to photos, lodging, and fun. Read on to learn more!

Your Planning Launch Pad

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Planning the wedding of your dreams is easy with LTVA. (Photo courtesy of Matt Theilen)

The Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority website features the most comprehensive list of local wedding resources in Tahoe South. You’ll have no trouble finding the perfect ceremony and reception venue. And you’ll be able to explore vast options for caterers, photographers, florists, cakes, and wedding planners. All in one place.

The website is also a great place to find the fun for your destination wedding, whatever the season. Tahoe South has no shortage of events and outdoor activities for your wedding group to enjoy during their time in the area. The Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority website can also help you find pre-wedding activities for the wedding party. In summer, there’s camping, hiking, biking, swimming, and paddle boarding. And for wintertime weddings, there’s always skiing and snowmobile riding, and even dogsled adventures, and romantic horse-drawn sleigh rides.

Whether you plan to travel to the Lake Tahoe area or you live here already, you’ll find what you need to get things rolling.

Picture Perfection

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You can’t avoid a stunning backdrop in South Tahoe. (Photo courtesy of Matt Theilen)

What’s one of the major reasons you want a Tahoe South wedding? Gorgeous backdrops are everywhere! Towering mountains of evergreen forest surrounding perfectly clear-blue water set the stage for incredible ceremony and reception pictures. But to capture those moments, you’ve got to have the right photographer. That’s why the Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority website has a list of experienced local photographers with the know-how necessary to grab the perfect shots in the best spots at just the right times of day.

Expert High-Elevation Bakeries

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Tahoe South destination wedding cake perfection. (Photo courtesy of Flour Girl Wedding Cakes)

What’s a wedding without a cake? The cake is absolutely one of the most important (and most looked-forward-to) parts of your big day, so you want to be sure it’s just right. The Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority website listings include expert bakeries experienced in creating stunning cakes at high elevation. Our local bakery teams also know how to get your cake to you on time, no matter how frightful the weather outside might be.

Marriage License Red Tape

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Signing the license. (Photo by Heather Bodine Photography)

Lake Tahoe has a unique location on the map. With half the area in Nevada and the other half in California, your South Tahoe destination wedding could take place right on the state line. But don’t worry about the red tape; Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority has you covered. On the site, you’ll find links to California and Nevada marriage licensing resources, so you can have this very important detail squared away well in advance.

Magical Mountain Honeymoons

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A bit like a honeymoon in heaven. (Photo courtesy of Matt Theilen)

The best destination weddings are always capped off with a romantic and adventurous destination honeymoon. In Tahoe South, that part is easy. The list of things to do and see, places to go, and experiences to enjoy together is almost endless. And the Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority site is where you’ll find some of the area’s best deals and discounts on honeymoon romance packages that will take the two of you wherever you want to go.

For more information about planning your South Tahoe dream wedding, check out Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority (LTVA) website.