February 16, 2021
Love is in the air.
Bedford is home to a lot of history, the Blue Ridge Mountains, Smith Mountain Lake and so much more! While visiting you might notice that with all of the pretty views, Bedford can be very romantic! The perfect date night setting, engagements, weddings and so much more can happen right here in Destination Bedford! Finding someone to spend the rest of your life with is just the first step. Explore the blog below and find out why Bedford is the perfect place to fall in love and the perfect backdrop for all of your special events!
Proposing to the love of your life is a very important moment. You want it to be equally romantic and special. It’s either a sentimental spot or a certain day. The key is to find the ideal location and always remember to have someone hiding and taking pictures! Recently, a couple from the Lynchburg area got engaged at the National D-Day Memorial. John picked the ultimate spot because Ashley is a volunteer at the Memorial and it is one of her favorite places. The day was perfect! Need to find the right ring for the big moment? Two local jewelers, Arthur’s Jewelry and Grace Marie Design, specialize in custom designs so you can make sure you get exactly what you and your partner want!
📸: Julie Ann Hobbs
After you find the right ring and propose, it’s time to capture the future married couple! Bedford is the ideal place to get your engagement pictures done! With so many location options, the possibilities are endless. Smith Mountain Lake, Peaks of Otter on top of Sharp Top Mountain, the LOVE sign at the Bedford Area Welcome Center, walking around Downtown Bedford or Moneta, and so many more! Bedford is also home to numerous award-winning photographers who are just waiting to create picture perfect memories with you!
With many unique wedding venues to choose from in Bedford, you will be able to find the place of your dreams to say “I do”. From elegant to rustic, Bedford has it all including breathtaking views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The venue is not the only important decision you will make as a bride, you will also have to choose your dream dress! At Ashley Grace Bridal in Forest, you are greeted with the friendliest staff members who make it their mission to find you the perfect wedding gown! You will also find caterers, bakeries, flower shops, and other wedding essentials to make your day a dream come true right here in Bedford!
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Blog written by: Layney Skinner, Destination Bedford Virginia