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As the summer heats up, it brings with it nostalgia and the sentimental feelings of love. Many couples choose to tie the knot during this season of passion and warmth. With Colorado’s pristine air, majestic views and brilliant sunshine, it is an ideal setting for a romantic outdoor wedding. If you are getting ready to walk down the aisle and searching for that perfect spot, Denver and the surrounding areas offer some of the top destinations – luring wedding parties from around the nation.

Arrowhead Golf Club
10850 W. Sundown Trail
Littleton, CO 80125
(303) 973-9614

With spectacular views and lush vegetation, the Arrowhead Golf Club is an idyllic spot to say your vows. Whether you are looking to host an intimate gathering or a grand celebration, Arrowhead can accommodate your plans and boasts the credentials of one of the most photographed golf courses. It also offers on-site catering and full-service event facilities like its clubhouse or Tent Pavilion, making this venue a safe bet for your wedding plans rain or shine.

Spruce Mountain Ranch
14771 Spruce Mountain Road
Larkspur, CO 80118
(719) 484-0800

Spruce Mountain Ranch is a privately owned 400-acre property that is meticulously and beautifully landscaped. It serves as the perfect host and backdrop for your most intimate of moments. With innumerable options for wedding and reception locations, including indoor and outdoor facilities, you can tailor the ceremony and/or reception to your party. It also affords guests simple, straightforward pricing that enables you to focus on the details of your special day rather than monitoring the budget

The Hudson Gardens
6115 S. Santa Fe Drive
Littleton, CO 80120
(303) 797-8565

With thousands of brilliant flowers as a backdrop and 30-plus acres of expansive locations, Hudson Gardens in Littleton is perfect for one of the most important days of your life. All of its venues are equipped with tables and accompanying chairs to accommodate your guests. As a fail safe, it provides both indoor and outdoor facilities and offers special ceremony packages to include floral settings and even the additional romantic babbling brook. Its willingness to work with each couple’s vision allows you to personalize your location and package.

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Crooked Willow Farms
10554 S. Perry Park Road
Larkspur, CO 80118
(303) 951-8888

Crooked Willow farms offers you and your bridal party the exclusive luxury of being the only wedding of the day on its property. Your 12-hour reservation at the facility will include a bridal suite, groom’s lounge and six hours of event time. With a kid’s play area, a wine room featuring private label wines and a farmhouse available to host a bride and up to seven of her bridesmaids, it’s safe to say that this venue has something for everyone. Priced competitively and affording luxurious views, this is one setting that will leave both bride and groom smiling well into the honeymoon.

Botanic Gardens
1007 York St.
Denver, CO 80206
(720) 865-3500

The Botanic Gardens is a beautiful setting with the option of two metro area locations capable of staging your special day. Both the York Street, Denver and Chatfield-area gardens open their facilities to host parties of up to 150 guests. Lush floral arrangements serve as the backdrop for your guests as they witness the sacred commitment of your vows. With the two convenient metro locations, your guests will be able to enjoy all the amenities the Mile High City of Denver has to offer.

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Marian is a freelance writer with a passion for music, entertainment and nightlife. She writes regularly on assignment for Examiner.com as their Pop Music Journalist. You can view her page here.