Top Budget Friendly & Affordable San Diego Wedding Locations

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I am frequently asked if I can suggest wedding locations around San Diego that are affordable, unique and will help a couple stick to a wedding budget. With no affiliation or ulterior motives, below are a few spots that offer beautiful views, are considered the most popular and top wedding locations in southern California for planning a wedding on a budget.

1) San Diego Beaches, including La Jolla & Mission Bay

2) Bahia Hotel & Resort and their Sternwheel Paddle Boat

3) Balboa Park Weddings

4) The Thursday Club

5) Marina Village Weddings & Receptions

6) Admiral Kidd Club overlooking downtown San Diego Bay & Coronado Island

7) Karl Strauss Brewery Gardens

8) La Jolla Cove – Bridge Club at Scripps Park

9) La Jolla Cove and Suites

10) Cuvier Wedding Bowl La Jolla Coast

11) Pala Mesa Golf Resort in North County Fallbrook

12) Hotel Del Coronado Beach Ceremony

13) Soledad Club overlooking Downtown San Diego, Mission Bay & The Ocean

14) Coronado Community Center Wedding

15) Bali Hai Restaurant overlooking San Diego Bay, Downtown and Coronado

16) San Diego Botanical Garden

17) The Prado Balboa Park Wedding & Reception

18) Sunset Cliffs in the Ocean Beach/Point Loma area

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Catamaran Resort in Pacific and Mission Beach offers access to their Paddle Wheel Boat

20) Temecula Creek Inn in the North County Wine Region

21) Rancho Bernardo Inn

22) Wilson Creek Winery in North County San Diego

23) Stone Brewery Private Event & Wedding Reception

24) Coronado Destination Beach Wedding

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Large Group Family Portraits – Hotel Del Coronado, on the Beach in La Jolla & Pacific Beach, Balboa Park

The summer means family reunions, birthday gatherings and family vacations…and what a great time to get family portraits taken! If you are wondering what one of the best things to do is San Diego is, then look no further. Many families meet me before dinner or a family event, or just as an excuse to hit the beach, in order to update their family portraits. I have seen many a happy grandma and grandpa recieve this portrait session as a special birthday or anniversary gift, too.
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Family and Children’s Portraits at Junípero Serra Museum, Presidio Park Old Town San Diego

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Family Portraits at the Junípero Serra Museum in Presidio Park, Old Town San Diego

Wondering what one of the best things to do in San Diego is? Take family portraits on the beach at sunset in La Jolla! It is as beautiful and fun as family portraits can get.

Goofing around on the Cuvier Wedding Bowl Park Lawn before we headed down to the beach for some fun in the surf at sunset:
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And then down to the sand. Question is, will we stay dry? Only time will tell…
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Tah-dah…nobody went swimming! I can’t hardly believe it. With as much fun and running around as we had taking these photos, I thought for sure at least one of us was going to get wet.

Wondering what one of the best things to do in San Diego is? Take family portraits on the beach at sunset in La Jolla! It is as beautiful and fun as family portraits can get.

Family Portraits on the Beach in La Jolla

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Engagement Photo Season has Arrived in San Diego!

The season for engagement photos has arrived – and it is my favorite way to kick off the new year!
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If you know someone looking for creative, unique and fun engagement photos – look no further!
About: Rachel McFarlin is one of the top and best wedding photographers in San Diego and Orange County, offering unique and candid style affordable wedding photography and destination wedding photography. Weddings on the beach and in San Diego, La Jolla, Coronado, Del Mar, Rancho Santa Fe, Rancho Bernardo, Temecula and Carlsbad are some of our best, top and most popular wedding venue locations in Southern California.

Related: Looking for a unique and affordable wedding venue location in San Diego or Temecula? Check out my list of beautiful and budget friendly hotels, wineries and beaches here: https://rachelmcfarlinphotography.wordpress.com/2011/03/14/distinct-affordable-san-diego-wedding-locations/

Torrey Pines Family Portraits at Sunset

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What a great excuse to head south from LA and visit San Diego for the weekend – family portraits at sunset at Torrey Pines Beach in Del Mar! The warm sunset gave us a kind of rustic fall feeling. A hike at Torrey Pines State Beach is one of the best free things to do in San Diego; actually one of the best things to do regardless of price. This location was beautiful on it’s own, but since it holds a special meaning to the family, it makes these holiday family portraits even more unique and fun.

La Jolla Sunset Family Portraits at Coast Blvd Park with Grandparents

La Jolla Sunset Family Portraits at Coast Blvd Park with Grandparents ~ Busy, silly, fun Brothers Make for busy, silly, fun photos.
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Fun & Creative Wedding Photos on the Beach in La Jolla

~ Having some fun taking wedding photos ‘trash the dress’ style in La Jolla, jumping off the rocks and splashing in the waves before sunset in La Jolla, San Diego ~
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