I'm wondering if anyone knows of relatively cheap wedding ceremony locations in or around (like within 20 minutes distance) of Glen Ellyn. My fiance and I want to have our reception at the Abbington. There are two awesome outdoor venues not far from there--Cantigny and the Morton Arboretum--but if you're only doing your ceremony there, they don't offer any backup plan for rain, which is making my mom freak out, and I definitely don't want to take the risk of having no back up.
So, I'd appreciate any ideas anyone has. Has anyone had a ceremony at Cantigny or the Morton? What did you think? Do they still treat you well if you're there for a ceremony only? Is there anyway you could bring in a tent and tent your ceremony on their grounds?
Or if those locations are out, is there any other place you guys know of? I'd be really happy with just a pretty green space that feels private and fairly well-groomed. We're having about 150-200 guests, through, so it has to be able to accomodate them.
Any ideas are appreciated! THANKS!