Where to Elope in Vail, Estes Park, and Breckenridge

Hi, I'm Alisha!

I’m Alisha, Leesh, and lovingly known as Loco Leesh (she/her). I wear many hats as your elopement photographer. I’m also here to be your guide, planner, resource, best friend and hype woman. I'm here to laugh, cry, and occasionally dance alongside you. I'm also a barefoot hippie veteran. Betcha never saw that coming! What really sets my soul on fire is connecting with people on a deeply personal level *My Pisces is showing*. I’m here to tell you that you have permission to DREAM BIG on what you think your wedding day should look like. Because your crazy love deserves to be captured in an authentic way. 

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June 2, 2021

First of all, if you’re thinking about eloping, then let me just start by stating that you are a BADASS!

There are many gorgeous places to elope in Colorado! Some places you can literally get out of your car and you’re surrounded by beauty, you can take a ski lift to the top of, or if you’re up to it you can hike to the view too! Vail, Estes Park, and Breckenridge are super popular destinations to elope in Colorado. Some locations are more often the beaten path than others. So, whether you’re looking to full for a full on hike to say your wedding vows or you want to pull over on one of the many gorgeous mountain passes we have in Colorado, well-you can’t go wrong!

VAIL

Hikes: (these are where some of the greatest views will be some are more moderate than others)

  • Berrypicker Trail (can take a gondola to the top)
  • Upper Piney River Falls (one of the best views in Vail)
  • Shrine Ridge Trail (depending on the time of the year there are amazing wildflowers)
  • Vail-Battle Mountain pass (scenic highway with hundreds of secluded accessible spots to elope at)
Colorado Loveland Pass Elopement Destination Adventurous Wedding

BRECK

ESTES PARK

Other Places Around Those Areas

Loveland Pass (gorgeous 360 views, don’t have to hike at all) Here’s an elopement I’ve photographed there

Maroon Bells in Aspen

On another note:

Something great about Colorado is that you can self solemnize, which basically means you don’t need an officiant. You just need you two! You can get the wedding license in Colorado fairly quick and easy, it only costs $30. Signing the marriage license makes it official. Here’s a step by step process!

Eloping is unique and such an adventure! Pick any view in Colorado and you won’t go wrong 🙂 And I’ll be here to be with you every step of the way. Through location scouting, help with all of the planning, and all the way down to delivering your unforgettable photos!

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Where do I even start!? Alisha was an absolute dream to work with!!! She was so flexible with us and our last-minute cancellation due to covid. We had originally planned to meet her in Vegas for our anniversary shoot in March and we ended up canceling our trip a week out due to the virus. She was so understanding and even offered to refund our deposit. We knew we still absolutely wanted to shoot with her so we scheduled another trip to Colorado this time and she met us there for an amazing sunrise shoot at Great Sand Dunes Natl Park. The whole experience was incredible and Alisha was so amazing and personable, we felt like we had left and made a new friend! She sent us sooo many sneak peeks just a few days after the shoot and Then probably 100 more photos a few weeks later. They were absolutely stunning. She is easily one of the best humans I’ve ever met and not to mention an extremely talented photographer with a clear passion for her clients and her work! We can’t wait to shoot with her again!

— MIA & FERMIN

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I have never done a couples shoot but I fell in love with Alisha's work on social media. I was beyond ecstatic when I found out she was traveling to Minnesota. Where do I begin? From the moment I spoke with Alisha, she easily made me feel comfortable and confident. She responded back to my questions and concerns within a timely manner and was easily accessible. Her talent and passion for photography is truly admirable! It’s so evident that she genuinely cares about each and every couple that she works with. Alisha has a gift for detail and seeing things differently than everyone else. She took some breathtaking pictures that will always have a special place in my heart! Alisha doesn't just take photographs, she creates beautiful works of art that don’t just capture smiles but our souls, and to be a part of her art is an absolute honor. Not only is her work stunning, but she is a great person to be around. She is professional, patient and outgoing and I cannot wait to book with her again! Thanks for the memories, laughs and for creating such an enjoyable experience.

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