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Having a HARD time deciding WHERE to get married!!!

Hello all!!

I'm a bride-to-be and im having a hard time trying to find the perfect venue! I'm having a winter wonderland themed wedding. I'm a good ol' country girl so rustic is fine by me :o) I live in the Dallas area but I wouldn't mind traveling a little.... I've looked at the venues on here but they are either too far or not the right atmosphere!

Please let me know of any hide-away places that might work.

Thanks ladies!!

Re: Having a HARD time deciding WHERE to get married!!!

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    edited December 2011
    Have you looked at Beaumont Ranch? We looked there and it had a rustic feel to it.
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    edited December 2011
    Lantana Lodge on Lake Ray Roberts is beautiful and has a rustic feel to it. That may be too far if most of your guests are in Dallas. It was one of my favorite venues that we looked at. The views above the lake are amazing!
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    MLandCJMLandCJ member
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    edited December 2011
    This ins't really close, but it is in Waco.

    My friend got married there and I thought it was really pretty. She's the one on their website. It made me think rustic.

    http://www.moonriverranch.com/

    Have you thought about the Fort Worth Stock Yards?
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    fallbride1109fallbride1109 member
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    edited December 2011
    There's the Double D Ranch in Mesquite--kinda far out though and I'm not sure if it's the look you are going for:
    http://www.ddranchdallas.com/weddings.htm

    Cotton Mill McKinney--to me this is kinda upscale rustic.
    http://www.mckinneycottonmill.com/

    Lonesome Dove Ranch Southlake
    http://www.theranchoflonesomedove.com/photo.asp#weddingpictures

    Fairview Barn - Plano
    http://www.fairview-farms.com/2622/index.html

    Eddie Dean Ranch
    http://www.eddiedeensranch.com/

    I have no idea if any of these are what you are looking for.  But I had fun looking them up.  :)
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    bsn1752bsn1752 member
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    edited December 2011
    A friend of mine got married at The Ranch at Lonesome Dove... it was very nice.

    There's also Austin Ranch in Grapevine - I had a friend get married there too.  Here are the photog's pics

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    edited December 2011
    In Response to <a href="http://forums.theknot.com/Sites/theknot/Pages/Main.aspx/local-wedding-boards_texas-dallas-ft-worth_having-hard-time-deciding-married?plckFindPostKey=Cat:Local Wedding BoardsForum:102Discussion:b20d16b2-ac57-404b-9429-28db3687b826Post:84935fc1-6611-4266-b660-40aaf93021c3">Re: Having a HARD time deciding WHERE to get married!!!</a>:
    [QUOTE]A friend of mine got married at The Ranch at Lonesome Dove... it was very nice. There's also Austin Ranch in Grapevine - I had a friend get married there too.  Here are the photog's pics <a href="http://chriseldaphotography.com/blog/?p=3222" rel='nofollow'>http://chriseldaphotography.com/blog/?p=3222</a>
    Posted by bsn1752[/QUOTE]

    Hey I went to high school with her!!!!! Small world!
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    fallbride1109fallbride1109 member
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    edited December 2011
    In Response to <a href="http://forums.theknot.com/Sites/theknot/Pages/Main.aspx/local-wedding-boards_texas-dallas-ft-worth_having-hard-time-deciding-married?plckFindPostKey=Cat:Local Wedding BoardsForum:102Discussion:b20d16b2-ac57-404b-9429-28db3687b826Post:84935fc1-6611-4266-b660-40aaf93021c3">Re: Having a HARD time deciding WHERE to get married!!!</a>:
    [QUOTE]A friend of mine got married at The Ranch at Lonesome Dove... it was very nice. There's also Austin Ranch in Grapevine - I had a friend get married there too.  Here are the photog's pics <a rel="nofollow" href="http://chriseldaphotography.com/blog/?p=3222">http://chriseldaphotography.com/blog/?p=3222</a>
    Posted by bsn1752[/QUOTE]

    Wow, what a beautiful wedding!  Her ring and wedding band look exactly like mine.
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    aggielaura09aggielaura09 member
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    edited December 2011
    Wild Catter Ranch is in Graham, so it might be a little far, but I know people who have had their weddings there, and they were beautiful.


    7F Lodge in College Station is a wonderful place for a wedding, but it's in College Station, so that's probably a little too far.
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    crash2729crash2729 member
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    edited December 2011
    Not sure exactly where you're from but there is a place called K star ranch in Mansfield, Tx.  My Dad went to a wedding there and said it was nice.
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