Travel & Accommodations Blog

Your All-Inclusive California Wine Country Wedding Guide

Kaitlyn Smale |  October 15, 2018

The idea of a California Wine Country destination wedding that gathers family and friends at an exquisite location is a dream that many brides share, but that few know how to bring to fruition. How can you plan the ultimate wine country wedding if you aren’t located on the Golden Coast?

Meet the Venue: Hawkshead Inn

Savannah Hope |  September 14, 2018

Choosing a venue is one of the most important decisions to make when planning a wedding. That is why it is crucial to pick a venue that is not only gorgeous, but that also has fantastic client service. Luckily, Hawkshead Inn, a quaint and breathtaking inn located in South Haven, Michigan, is a staple among brides in the area. Hawkshead offers everything a bride could want and more!

A Girl’s Guide to Planning the Perfect Bachelorette Party in Southwest Michigan

Carri Fras |  July 26, 2018

While Southwest Michigan is alluring for many reasons—think beachside views, quaint towns, boutique shops, unique dining and plenty to see and do—it can also serve as the sweetest locale for a celebration every girl looks forward to...her bachelorette party!

Meet the Hotel: Kimpton Hotel Palomar Chicago

Savannah Hope |  June 22, 2018

If you are looking for a lavish hotel in Chicago for your wedding, bachorlette party or other event look no further than Kimpton Hotel Palomar Chicago! This downtown hotel has a chic vibe, bar, lounge, pool and more to create the ultimate getaway before (of after!) the wedding. 

Why a Hotel is Your Ideal Indianapolis Venue Choice

Savannah Hope |  May 21, 2018

When it comes to planning the day that you have been dreaming of for a lifetime, one of the first decisions you may make is where to have the wedding. Venues come in all shapes and sizes, but what makes up an ideal venue?

Meet the Venue: Hampton Inn Downtown

Savannah Hope |  March 23, 2018

When it comes to weddings, hotels can be a saving grace for things like an affordable reception spot to hotel blocks for out of town guests or even a place to have the bachelor and bachelorette parties. It is important to find a great hotel for all of your wedding needs. Hampton Inn Indianapolis Downtown is one of those hotels that couples go to for their weddings, not only because of its great location but also for its reliable customer service. 

Happy Honeymooning! A Guide for Great Midwest Honeymoon Destinations

Carri Fras |  January 30, 2018

Choosing the right honeymoon destination can be one of the more exciting parts of planning a wedding. However, that doesn’t necessarily make it an easy choice.

A Desert-Inspired Adventure Elopement

Carri Fras |  October 3, 2017

What girl doesn’t love a little adventure and romance? Well, in the world of weddings, that yearning can be translated beautifully into an “adventure elopement.” Nathan of Nathan English Photography explains, “They have become even more popular on the coasts, especially in the Pacific Northwest, and we wanted to bring a little taste of that to Michigan and the Midwest."

Meet The Venue: Stonegate Manor

Carri Fras |  August 18, 2017

Looking for a unique, one-of-kind venue complete with vintage charm and the flexibility to be tailored to whatever your heart desires? Stonegate Manor, located just 10 miles from St. Joseph, Michigan is just the charming spot you need for your special day. From it's beautifully restored 1847 Manor House to it's gorgeous grounds, magical ambience quaint amenities and on-site lodging, you will be able to relax knowing your wedding will be as memorable as it is complete.

Meet The Event Services Team: VenueND

Carri Fras |  August 4, 2017

Living in the Midwest, if you've never heard of the University of Notre Dame, you might as well be from another planet. While this outstanding institution is beloved by many and for many reasons, one thing that may not readily come to mind is the outstanding service, world-class accommodations and unrivaled experiences it can offer brides and grooms both near and far.