With numerous national parks, including Yellowstone, as well as forests, canyons and of course the Great Plains, where you can spot bison wandering in the grasslands, Wyoming has plenty of charm. Yellowstone offers the romantic opportunity to relax in natural hot springs, and Grand Teton National Park has a range of mountains, lakes and rivers for stunning scenery. For those who are seeking simplicity combined with natural beauty, the Thunder Basin National Grassland’s open plains with lush green and golden grass is is a great destination. With the historic Oregon, Mormon Pioneer and California Trails all passing through the state, adventurous couples can connect with the history of the early travelers, and who is more adventurous than those people?
Summer and early fall offer the best opportunities for outdoor weddings in Wyoming: the weather is good and the scenery is colorful. Winter weddings are possible, and you can expect beautiful crisp, undisturbed snow to blanket the ground. But be aware that some of the mountainous areas will be off-limits.
All states require a marriage license, so you need to ensure that you understand all of the requirements very early in the planning process. Luckily, it’s fairly straightforward in most cases as long as you meet the criteria and follow the state requirements.
Here is what you need to know about getting a marriage license in Wyoming.
Yes! Same sex marriage is recognized in all states, and at a federal level, under the Respect for Marriage Act which was signed into law in December 2022.
No. Blood tests have been abolished as part of marriage license applications in all 50 states, so don’t worry if you’re afraid of needles!
Once you’ve gotten the admin out of the way, you can get to the part you’ve been dreaming of: the wedding ceremony!
As you’d expect, each state has different requirements to make a marriage legal. Make sure you follow the guide below to get your marriage legally recognized.
An officiant is required to solemnize a marriage in Wyoming. Eligible individuals include; judges, magistrates or ordained ministers.
Those ordained by online ministries can officiate a wedding, and this is the route many people take when they’d like a friend or family member to be their officiant.
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