The 1850s gold miner house-turned-rustic estate is a buried treasure when it comes to finding a unique wedding venue.
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Way back in the 1850s, Union Hill in Sonora was a single-room cabin that housed gold miners. Now an inn, it’s sure to feel like a buried treasure for couples seeking a unique spot to tie the knot. Rooms are spread throughout a charming farmhouse and sweet, separate cottages, and weddings can unfold in a handful of old dairy and hog barns converted into magical venues.
There’s even an on-site prop house stocked with everything from décor to furnishings, all of which can be repainted or restyled to your heart’s content (wedding-package rates from $5,500; rooms from $150/night). If this rustic venue sounds like the mother lode to you, just wait till you strike it rich with these cozy West Coast details.
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Pay homage to the area’s mining past with gilded pinecones and votives that cast a 24-karat glow on tabletops.
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