Jordan & Matt | Arizona Desert Elopement

I am officially OBSESSED with Arizona!! I mean how can you say no to cactuses bigger than you, warm weather, sand mountains, and palm trees?! The temperature was around 70 degrees in March, and honestly, I’m soooo here for it since Wisconsin is essentially a frozen tundra 6 months out of the year!! If you’re wondering if eloping in Arizona is worth it, let me persuade you by showing you Jordan & Matt’s Arizona Desert elopement! 😉

How Cute are Jordan & Matt!?

Jordan and Matt are truly the CUTEST couple around, am I right or am I right?! They’re Arizona Natives (totally jealous!) and don’t mind being goofy and silly with each other. Their love and bond is so strong, and they truly bring out the best in each other! They weren’t afraid to grab each other hands, skip down the dirt road, snort in each other’s ears, and just be themselves!!

Where Can I Elope in Arizona?

There’s so many beautiful locations for your elopement in Arizona! Some of my favorite locations are:

  • Salt River Canyon Wilderness
  • Papago Park in Phoenix
  • Grand Canyon National Park
  • Literally anywhere in Sedona, like Cathedral Rock
  • Superstition Mountains

How Much Does It Cost to Elope in Arizona?

This is a question that’s going to be different for every couple!! This totally depends on how luxurious and extravagant you wanna go! The bare minimum cost is going to be $76-$83 for the marriage license! Most locations in Arizona also require permits, so make sure you do your research on permits!

Where Can I Stay in Arizona?

There are soooooo many beautiful hotels and airbnbs in Arizona!! But I have already compiled a list of the BEST and MOST AESTHETIC airbnbs for you, so you don’t have to stress!

Are You Going To Elopement in Arizona?


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  1. Sienna says:

    This makes me miss the desert so much! You’ve done amazing work here, absolutely adore this elopement.

    • Samantha Burke says:

      Awe, thank you so much Sienna!! This elopement definitely wanted to make me move to the desert! This couple was just so sweet and adorable too!

  2. Brianna Parks says:

    I’m obsessed with the look of this shoot! I absolutely love everything about it! So stunning.

  3. Corey says:

    Don’t you just love Arizona! It’s so dreamy there! What an adorable elopement! Congratulations to this couple, such fun photos.

  4. Lauren says:

    OMGGGG these are the most beautiful, Pinterest-Worthy (and beyond!!!!) photos! These are making me want to elope in the desert hahaha thanks so much for sharing, your work is so beautiful!

  5. Lucy says:

    These are gorgeous! And yes, Arizona is perfect. I just moved here from Chicago for that very reason lol.

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