If you are searching for a reason to elope…look no farther!! This Idaho elopement on Palisades Lake will surely convince you. Montanna and Michael wanted their marriage to start off with mountain views, adventure and a little relaxation, and they certainly got all that. Bringing their son Gabriel ended up being the perfect addition to their wedding adventure.
The three road-tripped from their home state of Minnesota, visited Montana, Wyoming and a few states in-between, but settled in at Teton Valley Resort in Victor, Idaho. They got ready early evening in their cabins… the boys in theirs, and Montanna in ours. Then we headed down the curvy mountain roads to a trailhead for their first look. Montanna and Michael’s first look was so sweet, but the expression on Gabriel’s face when he saw his mama was priceless! We then headed to Palisades Lake, both lower in Idaho, and upper in Wyoming. Pretty cool to celebrate your wedding in two different states!! Tiffany with Elope Jackson met us at the lake for a sweet l little ceremony and then we popped some champagne and headed on a little adventure.
“From our first dirt track date over three years ago to Michael proposing on another dirt track we knew our love was forever. Michael and I are always up for an adventure and our wedding day wouldn’t be any different. Trisha had planned our picture perfect wedding. With Covid-19 making it difficult to plan a traditional wedding the idea of eloping sounded perfect. We had a blast on our road trip to Idaho knowing we were about to get married!!! Trisha picked the PERFECT location with an amazing Mountain View and on the water. Being able to exchange vows with picturesque views and our son sharing our special day was exactly what we needed. I wouldn’t change a thing. After we exchanged vows we were in for adventure. We hiked an easy path, but ended up climbing down a rope ladder to get to our own personal lake spot. It was interesting in heels and a big dress, but skipping rocks with mountains surrounding us was the perfect way to end the day.” ~Montanna Hines
Photography + Planning: Xsperience Photography | Lodging: Teton Valley Resort, Victor, Idaho | Officiant + Planning Assistance: Elope Jackson, serves Jackson Hole area | Flowers: Wild & Free Florals, Jackson Wyoming | Dress Shop: The Wedding Shoppe, St. Paul, Minnesota | Dress Designer: Beloved Kinsey | Shoes: Payless (she said they are very comfy!!)