Hi, we are Kelly & Trevor and we are the Michigan Wedding Photographers known as ME+HIM Photography. We love adventure, forests and photographing incredible outdoor weddings.
As wedding photographers we feel pretty confident that we know the most beautiful outdoor wedding venues in Michigan,. Let’s just say we love our state and are about to drop some heat and brag a smidge.
Michigan is filled with some of the most powerful and majestic outdoor wedding venues in the world. Northern Michigan’s lakes, forests, dunes and beaches make in an idyllic location for any wedding. Near Detroit you can find incredible farmhouses, open fields and enchanted forests to get married and within 50 miles of Grand Rapids you can find vineyards, wedding barns and outdoor wedding venues.
We live for the outdoors and we love to photograph couples all over the state of our birth. The mitten is in our hearts and its quiet beauty flows right from our veins into our images. We are completely inspired by the personality and relationship of our couples and making art that represents who they really are. If you want to learn more about how we work check our our process.
Our Top 10 (ish) List Of Outdoor Wedding Venues In Michigan
“You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you’ll discover will be wonderful. What you’ll discover is yourself.”
~ Alan Alda
- Mission Table / Bowers Harbor Inn | Old Mission Peninsula, Traverse City (Northern Michigan)
The historic estate at Bowers Harbor Inn provides an intimate, romantic setting. From the romantic forested lawn, to the well-vined grounds and gardens, to the deck overlooking sunsets on the West Bay – every part of this intimate wedding venue is like bottling “Pure Michigan.”
- Cushing Field House | Holly, Michigan (Southeastern Michigan)
Quintessentially Michigan, the Cushing Field House combines rustic charm and chic details in the midst of organic nature. As you make your way up the winding gravel drive, you and your guests will be welcomed by breathtaking flora and fauna.
- Watervale Inn | Arcadia, Michigan (Western Michigan)
Since 1917, memories have been gathered at Watervale Inn. Trust us, this place is very special. With its vintage cottages and a mile of shoreline on Lake Michigan Watervale provides the perfect setting for a wedding celebrating togetherness.
- Zingerman’s Cornman Farms | Dexter, Michigan (Central / Southeastern Michigan)
Zingerman’s Cornman Farms crowns a rolling 27 acre countryside, surrounded in all directions by flowers, vegetation, and marvelous landscape. Cornman Farms is also a working farm that is perfect for both an intimate barn weddings or a blowout tent wedding.
- Hidden Vineyard Wedding Barn | Berrien Springs, MI (Southwestern Michigan)
Hidden Vineyard Wedding Barn was originally built in the late 1800’s to provide shelter on a busy working farm and now offers a rustic, yet elegant backdrop to wedding celebrations surrounded by vineyards and a gorgeous little lake. Its crowning jewel is its 150 year old giant Northern Catalpa tree which stands at over 70′ tall.
- Gable Hill | Marcellus, MI (Southwestern Michigan)
Gable Hill is located on the rolling countryside of Southwest Michigan. It’s a barn is nestled in the woods, surrounded by Streater’s Mill Pond and set upon 13 picturesque acres.
- Crystal Mountain Resort | Thompsonville, Michigan (Northern Michigan)
With the breathtaking beauty of northern Michigan as the backdrop Crystal Mountain shows what’s best about our state. Crystal Mountain offers 4 different wedding locations with everything from the top of the mountain to being nestled in the trees along a babbling brook.
- Fountain Point Resort | Leelanau, Michigan (Northern Michigan)
Fountain Point is a historic Northern Michigan family summer resort located right on the shore of Lake Leelanau. Fountain Point is for friends and families who want to spend quality time together in a picture-book setting with an atmosphere that has been personal and genuine for 127 years.
…And Three More Indoor Spaces With Outdoor Vibes
- Planterra Conservatory | West Bloomfield, Michigan (Southeastern Michigan)
Planterra Conservatory is a distinctive botanical garden setting for wedding ceremonies and receptions. The timeless allure of lush plants and flowers makes the Conservatory a picture-perfect wedding venue, offering exceptional backdrops for breathtaking photography.
- Sundance Studios | Berrien County, Michigan (Southwestern Michigan)
Sundance Studios is a rescued Blacksmith building from the early 1900’s located in the Ghost town of Millburg, Michigan – This amazing building sets on a corner of the small town (a full block long). Handmade iron railings and light fixtures…Euro style courtyard and gardens…gorgeous art deco bridal studio & Mens lounge – creative details everywhere.
- Goldner Walsh Greenhouses | Pontiac, Michigan (Southeastern Michigan)
Goldner Walsh was originally a cut-flower production greenhouse dating back to 1890. It includes an incredible greenhouse wedding venue, an amphitheater and gardens across 12 acres making it something unlike any other spot in southeastern Michigan.