Rebecca
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Home or away?

Rebecca, on January 29, 2019 at 11:05 AM Posted in Planning 0 103
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Are you getting married close to home or in your hometown? Or will you traveling for your wedding? Do you have the home field advantage or are you the away team for your wedding?


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103 Comments

  • Caytlyn
    Champion November 2019
    Caytlyn Online ·

    We're getting married about 30 minutes from my hometown and two hours from my FW's family.

  • Alexandra
    VIP June 2019
    Alexandra ·
    “Home”, sort of! We live in PA now but both grew up in NJ - we’re getting married in NJ!
  • Angerra
    VIP August 2019
    Angerra ·
    We live in NJ now but we're getting married in upstate NY where I grew up and where my fiance lived for a bit; which is how we met.
  • Becca
    Super August 2019
    Becca ·
    We will be married within about an hour of home! I grew up in CT and he grew up in MA. We chose a venue in CT kinda at the halfway marker for both our families (even though him and I are both in MA now). The venue is also within like 20 minutes of the airport which is convenient.
  • Alyssa
    Super July 2019
    Alyssa ·
    We're getting married 15 minutes from where we currently live but that is across the country from both of our hometowns. We're the only people attending the wedding who won't need to travel!
  • Arkilia
    Super October 2020
    Arkilia ·
    Home, we are getting married about 30min away
  • Chandra
    Master May 2019
    Chandra ·
    Far from home for me!
    I'm from Ohio and we live in Chicago. FH was raised in Northern NJ and we're getting married in Southern NJ where his family now lives.
  • shannon.sv
    Devoted August 2020
    shannon.sv ·

    We're getting married close to our home in Maryland, but FH is originally from Pennsylvania so it's technically a home wedding for me!

  • Christina
    October 2020
    Christina ·

    We are getting married 4 hours from my hometown and about an hour away from FH hometown but only 15 minutes from where we live now! So everyone will be traveling to our wedding, lol.

  • HayMrsO
    Master October 2018
    HayMrsO ·

    Away! We got married about 4 hours from home on the coast of CA. Our guests had to travel a minimum of 2.5 hours and some up to 7 hours to be there.

  • A
    Beginner July 2019
    Amanda ·
    Home. We are getting married 10 minutes away from our current house.
  • Jenay
    Dedicated September 2025
    Jenay ·

    We are trying to get married in our hometown so we save more money from not traveling to far away.

  • Crystal
    Dedicated September 2020
    Crystal ·

    We're getting married 5 minutes from our house and our Photographer is our neighbor, so I'd say home field advantage is in play here!

  • A
    Dedicated November 2020
    Amber ·
    Getting married in my hometown where we live. We considered a destination wedding but that would have cost our friends and family a bunch of money for travel and we didn’t like that
  • Adrienne
    Savvy January 2020
    Adrienne ·
    Getting married in my NEW home city in Virginia! Venue is actually just 2 miles from our house! Moved here 7 years ago from upstate NY
  • Rebecca
    Master October 2025
    Rebecca ·
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    Did you two grow up close to where you live now?

  • Heather
    Devoted February 2020
    Heather ·
    We are getting married 5.5 hours from where we live and 4 hours from our home town. We really wanted a beautiful landscape so we chose to get married in Yosemite ♥️
  • Rebecca
    Master October 2025
    Rebecca ·
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    Yosemite is my next vacation!! It's absolutely gorgeous there! What a gorgeous place to say "I do"

  • Futuremrs.c
    Dedicated August 2020
    Futuremrs.c ·
    We’re traveling to Cancun!😊😊
  • Katie
    VIP November 2019
    Katie ·
    Close to home only 35 miles away

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