There comes a magical moment in everyone’s life when you realize that you have found the one person you want to spend the rest of your life with. For some it’s fireworks and for some it’s a quiet knowing that this is it. After that is planning a ceremony. There are many out there who go all-out and spend what most would on a car on one day that will last as a life-long memory. However, some couples chose to elope. One fantastic place to elope is the mountains of North Carolina. Fortunately, there are some deals with North Carolina elopement packages. One such elopement package features a small ceremony and a truly beautiful place to stay as well at The Orchard Inn in Saluda.The Orchard Inn is nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains and is magnificent in every season of the year.
The Orchard Inn features a remarkable elopement package which includes 2 nights in their Holly Cottage. This cottage is located the furthest away from the inn on a cul-de-sac and features a screened in porch, living room, gas fireplace, king size bed and jacuzzi tub. The cottage also has a spectacular view of the Warrior Mountains. This North Carolina elopement package doesn’t end there. Included is a wedding cake and a bottle of champagne. This base package costs $699.
You can add on some extra special options to make the best of your day. You can have a wedding reception dinner which includes hors d’oeuvres and a 4 course dinner for $59 per person plus tax and tip. This would be served in their in house restaurant which boasts some of the best food around using fresh local produce. Some of their summer menu items include: a cold cucumber soup with fresh mint, a salad featuring organic hearts of palm, cherry tomatoes, roasted sunflower seeds and their signature Orchard Inn dressing, a certified Angus beef tenderloin with caramelized onions, seasonal vegetables and roasted baby tomatoes and for dessert a delectable tiramisu. The restaurant also has a sizable store of wine from around the world that would pair perfectly with your meal.
Another add on to this North Carolina elopement package is pictures. Everyone wants at least one amazing picture to capture the happiness of your day. The Orchard Inn offers 1 hour of photography, 1 hour of editing and a DVD of all of the images for $300.
There are a few things that you will need to take care of beforehand. Those would be the minister and the marriage license. The Orchard Inn can put you in contact with a non-denominational minister that will charge $150 to perform the ceremony. You can get your North Carolina marriage license through the Polk County Register of Deeds. There are no blood tests or waiting periods and once obtained will be good for 60 days.
When it comes to North Carolina elopement packages, The Orchard Inn really does think of everything. Contact their owners today to book a trip to the bed and breakfast to finalize the arrangements of your special day.