Thinking of getting married somewhere other than your hometown? You're in good company — according to The Knot 2016 Real Weddings Survey, there are more than 340,000 destination weddings each year.
Whether you plan a semidestination celebration here in the continental United States, elope with just the two of you to an international locale, or turn your nuptials into a fun-filled vacay with your nearest and dearest, we've got just the ticket.
We consulted with wedding pros on the most creative places where couples are getting hitched this year, along with top venue picks and crowd-pleasing activities. From jaw-dropping natural scenery to architectural marvels to historic landmarks, the world is your oyster.