You don’t have to leave the country to get married on a white sandy beach or to wed in a mountainside chalet. The U.S. brims with diverse landscapes and dazzling scenic locations. From north to south and east to west, these places could make an incredible backdrop for a destination wedding, and save yourself and guests a boatload of time and money.

01Beach Wedding on Maui

Couple kissing at the wedding ceremony at Maui, Hawaii MYDinga / Getty Images

Want to marry in an exotic, seaside location? You’ll be hard-pressed to find more beautiful beaches anywhere in the world than in picture-perfect Maui. This enchanting Hawaiian island is famous for is romantic waterfalls and lush landscapes. Not only can you enjoy a postcard-worthy wedding on one of Maui’s stunning beaches, but you will also be able to have an amazing honeymoon there, too. Maui boasts celebrated golf courses with arresting ocean views. Other popular activities on the island include snorkeling, surfing, kayaking, hiking, whale-watching, and more. Some of Maui’s most romantic resorts are Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea, the Fairmont Kea Lani, and Honua Kai Resort & Spa.