8 Rustic Retreats for your North Texas Weekend Wedding

Want your wedding to last the weekend instead of just a few hours? We've rounded up some gorgeous North Texas rustic-style retreats just outside the city limits that provide a beautiful and serene setting for your celebration. These picturesque places offer cozy accommodations, fun on-site activities, and fabulous amenities for both you and your guests to enjoy. Whether it's an intimate affair or grand gala, they’ll level up your event to an unforgettable experience from the welcome party to the goodbye brunch!


Denison, Texas

Fab Features: beautifully restored 1880s era manor and chapel • the scenic 17 acres boast mature trees, open spaces, and pond • accommodations for up to 14 inside the estate, plus on-site glamping!

Catering: In-house, BYO
Price: $ • $$

The Melissa Barn at HD Ranch

Melissa, Texas

Fab Features: rustic barn with sophisticated charm • the reclaimed barn wood interior is complimented by natural ceilings that are embellished with elegant wrought-iron chandeliers • the outdoor ceremony area is private with a dramatic walkway to a beautiful covered arbor

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$

The Farmhouse Estate

Pottsboro, Texas

Fab Features: beautiful country retreat near Lake Texoma • the full-service B&B boasts an arbored terrace, a solarium, and 5 well-appointed guest rooms • gorgeous photo ops among the 11 acres of rolling pastures dotted with mature trees and a 1-acre pond

Catering: In-house
Price: $

Towering Oaks Retreat and Event Venue

Valley View, Texas

Fab Features: 24-acre property with rolling meadows, groves of Oak trees, ponds, and serene wildlife • multiple package options allow you to customize your wedding day, stress-free • keep your wedding party entertained all weekend long with on-site accommodations

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$

The Cliffs Resort

Graford, TX

Fab Features: full-service resort overlooking pristine Possum Kingdom Lake • welcoming, Texas-chic ballroom with an attached terrace • fantastic on-site accommodations and a huge range of activities from water sports to spa days

Catering: In-house, Preferred list
Price: $ • $$

Best Day Ever Ranch

Whitewright, Texas

Fab Features: spacious event barn designed with high ceiling, skylights, and floor-to-ceiling windows • variety of event spaces from the white chapel to the garden gazebo to the deck overlook • accommodations range from valet camping, tiny home cabin, treehouse cabins, and more!

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$

Lone Star Lodge and Marina

Pilot Point, Texas

Fab Features: charming lodge set within the pristine forests of Jordan State Park • exchange vows on a ridge overlooking Lake Ray Roberts • enjoy hiking, horseback riding, wine tasting—you can even rent pontoons right at the lodge's private dock

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$

Lone Oak Ranch & Retreat

Gainesville, Texas

Fab Features: rustic retreat with modern conveniences • variety of event spaces from the western-style buildings to the historic chapel • sleep up to 250 guests between the 10 cabins and 15 hotel rooms

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Are we friends yet? Join MyGuide for more goodness!

Some clients may have paid to be placed in our editorial and some of these links may be affiliate; however, we never include a venue, vendor, or product unless they have a proper place here. This is part of our Core Values. We create our website first and foremost to be good for the couples using it to plan their Big Day. We won't stray from that for a few advertising dollars. #scoutshonor

Find More Articles About...

All-Inclusive | Art Gallery | Ballroom | Barn | Beach / Ocean | Beach Wedding Ceremony | Brewery / Distillery | Bridal Fairs | Brides Want to Know | Budget Wedding Ideas | Business Functions / Meetings | Cakes | Ceremony | Chapel / Church / Temple | Checklists | City / Urban | Cityscape | Colorful | Covid | Creek / River | Cultural | Destination | DIY Wedding Ideas | DJ / Entertainment / Music | Dog | Elegant | Elopement Packages | Engagement / Proposal | Expert Advice | Flowers | Food | Forest / Woods | Fun | Garden | Give Back | Glam | Glossaries of Wedding Terms | Great View | Green Weddings | Grooms / Groomsmen | Hills | Historic | Historic / Landmark Building | Honeymoons / Travel | Hotel | Indian | Inspiration Board | Invitations | Lake | Landscaped Grounds | Large Wedding | Late Night | LGBTQ+ Friendly | Local Weddings | Loft / Warehouse / Industrial | Makeup / Hair | Mansion | Modern | Moss | Mountain | Museum | Nightclub | Non-Profit | Ocean / Bay | Offbeat | On-Site Accommodations | Outdoor | Outdoor Ceremony | Panoramic | Park | Penthouse / Rooftop | Photography | Printable | Private Estate | Private Home | Questions To Ask Your... | Ranch / Farm | Reception | Rehearsal Dinner | Resort / Spa | Retreat | Romantic | Rustic | Shabby Chic | Small Wedding | Special Events / Parties | Unique | Unique | Valley | Vintage | Wedding Dresses / Accessories | Wedding Insurance | Wedding Registry | Wedding Venues / Locations | Weddings by Season | Winery / Vineyard | Zoo / Aquarium