It’s time to pop the question but you want it to be a unique marriage proposal on Cape Cod. Each couple has their individual style, and you want yours to stand out. The Cape has an amazing selection of picturesque spots and options to make this happen.
February is traditionally a time for love and time for you to get creative with your marriage proposal on Cape Cod. Nothing illustrates that loving’ feeling more than a couple walking hand in hand along the beautiful Cape Cod shoreline.
Preparing for your Proposal on Cape Cod
There are so many things to consider when planning this special moment. One of the first steps is finding an engagement ring. There are great independent jewelers almost everywhere you go from village to seashore. Check out Jewelers in our Weddings on Cape Cod.
To memorialize your proposal, you may want to hire a professional photographer or line up a friend to capture the moment with videography, once a location is secured. There are many photographers in the Cape region and some even specialize in capturing your special moment like Lydia LeClair Photography in Harwichport.
Choosing your Special Location
The Cape has so many gorgeous settings and unique marriage proposal spots to make this day your own. The best part is that the Cape is easy to get to and there’s so much to explore. You can walk, drive, and bike ride on most local roads and the beach shorelines are always nearby.
Best Proposal Beaches
If you take the Bourne Bridge, there are great coastal options along the 10.7 mile stretch of the Shining Sea Bike Path starting in Falmouth or The Knob in Woods Hole provides a breathtaking setting for a perfect proposal. The nearby lighthouses at many of the beach spots are great for the perfect snapshot to immortalize your marriage proposal on Cape Cod. A few to consider include the Chatham Light House or Nobska Light in Falmouth to add nautical backdrop to your proposal photos. Or head out to Nantucket to pop the question at the quaint Brant Point Lighthouse.
Heading south along the National Seashore towards Provincetown, there are wonderful beaches to check out along Route 6. Each stop has its own unique photo opportunity along the miles of coastline. A few favorites worth checking out include Coast Guard Beach, Nauset Light Beach, Head of the Meadow, and Marconi. Once you are in Provincetown Herring Cove Beach makes a stunning backdrop especially at sunset. Sunsets make amazing backdrops for photos all over the Cape
Stunning Outdoor Settings
Besides beaches, there are other great outdoor options. Maybe you want a garden type setting, particularly during springtime and early summer when the gardens are in full bloom with azaleas, hydrangeas, and other blooms to provide a magical setting for your marriage proposal on Cape Cod. A few favorite gardens to check out are Spohr Gardens at the Palmer House in Falmouth as well as the Heritage Museum and Gardens in Sandwich.
Perhaps you are looking for picturesque imagery for your marriage proposal on Cape Cod. You may want to check out the stickwork sculpture at Highfield Hall, the water fountain at the John F. Kennedy Museum in Hyannis or the many rock formations or jetties found along many beach coastal trails, like South Cape Beach in Mashpee.
Proposals in Nature
If you are the outdoorsy type, you can also consider a hike along the many great nature trails throughout the Cape. A scenic overlook or coastal spot on your hiking trail may be just the ideal location to pop the question. Another option may be kayaking in one of the local rivers such as at Waquoit Bay, Nausett Marsh or Scudder Bay to a secluded beach spot to assure your privacy.
Celebrating the Proposal
Once she says yes, it’s time to celebrate and this can be done in style. If having a toast is part of your ideal ritual, there are several Wineries And Breweries to consider as part of the celebration. Check out the many nearby restaurants to have a romantic candlelight dinner after the question is popped. Of course, you can also opt for a helicopter ride over the Cape or a Ferry ride to the Islands if you really want to up the experience.
As you can see there are many great ways to tailor your marriage proposal on Cape Cod to make it unique. It just takes a little planning and coordination if you want to include photos and family to celebrate. The important thing to remember is that this is the start of your special future together as a couple and will always be a special place to come back and visit.