Hoyt Arboretum & Pittock Mansion Elopement Portraits | Sarah & Marcelino

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An Early Spring Hoyt Arboretum & Pittock Mansion Elopement

If you’re looking for a romantic and intimate setting for your elopement, Portland’s Hoyt Arboretum and Pittock Mansion are two very beautiful locations that capture Portland at its best. Nestled in the West Hills of Portland just minutes from each other, these iconic landmarks provide a serene and picturesque backdrop for your wedding day.

Hoyt Arboretum – A Garden of Trees

The Hoyt Arboretum features over 12 miles of hiking trails and over 2,000 species of trees and plants, making it the perfect spot for nature enthusiasts. Imagine saying your vows beneath the towering redwoods, surrounded by ferns and dappled sunlight. The tranquility of the arboretum creates an atmosphere of peacefulness that is sure to be felt by you and your partner as you exchange your vows.

The Pittock Mansion Estate

After the ceremony, make your way to the nearby Pittock Mansion. This historic estate features incredible views of Portland and the surrounding area, making it an ideal location for stunning wedding portraits. The mansion’s manicured gardens and sweeping views of the city make for a magical and unforgettable setting – not to mention the beautiful architecture of the mansion itself. So romantic!

For your ceremony and reception decor, let the natural beauty of the surroundings take center stage. Incorporate simple floral arrangements enhance the natural beauty of your surroundings. After the ceremony, enjoy a private picnic for two on the mansion’s terrace or explore the surrounding gardens and trails as newlyweds. 

Are you thinking of eloping?

We are here to capture the romance and intimacy of your elopement with gorgeous photographs that bring out your natural emotions and true personalities. With the Hoyt Arboretum and Pittock Mansion as your backdrop, your photographs will be nothing short of breathtaking. Head on over to our Wedding & Elopement page to learn about how we can help you document your own elopement.

Whether you’re planning an elopement or a small wedding, Portland’s Hoyt Arboretum and Pittock Mansion offer a unique and unforgettable location for your special day. Let the beauty of nature and the historic elegance of the mansion create a magical setting for your love story to unfold.

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