Reasons to elope in Kansas

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There are many reasons to elope in kansas, in this guide I will go over four of them. You don’t have to travel out of state to have an epic elopement.You can elope in Kansas and still have an epic elopement day. Elopements don’t always have to be on top of a high peak mountain. You can have an elopement in your own backyard. You can have an elopement in an airbnb or at a beautiful local park. 

If you are eloping in Kansas, that is a great choice! There are many options for vendors,locations and activities. Here are four great reasons to elope in Kansas:


A lot of locations are within 5 hours of Kansas City. The trials are easy to follow and access. Whether you choose to elope, just the two of you or you invite a group of family and friends, the trials are elderly and child friendly. Some locations also have picnic areas, parking and bathrooms.

Self – Solemnize

You can self-marry in the state of Kansas. It is a huge perk especially if you want a very intimate elopement. The most important part is just making sure you apply for your marriage license before your ceremony date and you have your 2 witnesses sign it.

Variety in Scenery

Kansas has many underrated beautiful landscapes to have your elopement. You get a variety of sceneries like beautiful lakes, waterfalls, red canyons and the city views. There are enough locations to do some fun activities like hiking, camping, horseback riding, having a picnic and stargazing. Here are some of my favorite waterfalls in Kansas:

Local Vendors

When you elope locally you get to support the local small businesses and locals in Kansas. You will definitely find some amazing vendors whether you need a beautiful dress, florals, stationary, videography and more. Kansas has an amazing community of wedding professionals.

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