|1. How this couple planned an intimate, dog-friendly, adventure at sunrise in North Conway, NH|
2. Dog-friendly elopement ideas in New Hampshire
3. How to incorporate your dog into your elopement in unique, meaningful ways
4. Reasons to consider a sunrise elopement ceremony
5. Tips on planning a sunrise elopement in New Hampshire
E+S have both spent the past three plus years grinding away in their medical professions, and man did I feel inspired by each of their dedication and tenacity in each of their stories. As we had our inquiry zoom session, they shared that they wanted to take this time to FINALLY honor their love, their love of nature, and their sweet pup Tilly by their side. They wanted to feel that “escape to the mountains of New Hampshire” at the core of their elopement, and other than that they were OPEN and READY for any suggestions / location ideas.
Then, we put our heads together and planned a three-location, intimate, JOYFUL sunrise elopement on a fall day in North Conway, New Hampshire. Documenting their humble, loyal, love was truly a blessing and helping guide them to locations that fit their visions meant that they were able to maximize their adventure without compromising or selling their story short.
Top priorities for their planning experience was making sure their ANGEL dog, Tilly, could be part of their elopement magic. And boy was she a happy little star for the day 🙂
When deciding on their sunrise elopement ceremony location ideas, they went with the highly accessible, stunning, Cathedral Ledge in North Conway, New Hampshire. This is a drive-up view where Tilly (and most people with accessibility considerations… including a 90+ year old grandmother for a previous elopement I did!) can walk with ease and minimal exertion.
These two had Tilly girl at the heart of their planning, and some tips include:
Crafting an elopement experience at sunrise is one of the top tips I encourage couples to consider if they want:
So, if this sounds like you, some considerations I recommend when planning your sunrise elopement:
This is a sample timeline for those considering a fall elopement at sunrise in New Hampshire. Of course, your day will be uniquely yours, but this gives a nice preliminary idea of how to approach your timeline planning! This timeline example reflects the general flow of this elopement you’ll see in the gallery section of this blog.
One of the reasons I am so passionate about New Hampshire (particularly White Mountains) elopements is that there is something for everyone, including dog couples. Take a page out of past clients’ books where they planned the following activities with their dogs:
For some resources on dog-friendly trails in New Hampshire, check out these links:
Easy-to-follow steps on your New Hampshire Elopement journey as well as a sample timeline to help guide you. Just a TINY part of my Client Elopement Guide!