Top 10 Most Affordable Places to Get Married 1. Alaska kicks off our top 10 with an average cost of only $17,361. With picturesque views all around, your wedding adventure in the last frontier awaits! See the rest of this romantic elopement here. Photographed by Jess Hunter Photography. 1. Alaska kicks off our top 10 with an average cost of only $17,361. With picturesque views all around, your wedding adventure in the last frontier awaits! See the rest of this romantic elopement here. Photographed by Jess Hunter Photography. 2. South Dakota swings in second place with an average cost of only $18,890. With so many great paces to choose from, don't miss the rest of this SD rustic wedding here for some inspiration. Photographed by Jeff Sampson. 3. West Texas comes in third at $19,261. Bigger doesn't always have to be more expensive! Check out the rest of this Fall wedding here for more Texan wedding ideas. Photographed by Karlisch Studio. 4. Arkansas. The natural state sneaks in fourth at just $19,856, and we must say we were pleasantly surprised by some of the gorgeous venues it has to offer (and we think you will be too). Photo credit here. 5. New Mexico, the land of enchantment offers some beautiful scenery, and with an average price of $20,114, you won't want to miss the rest of this shoot here. Photographed by Maura Jane Photography. 6. North Dakota. Get more bang for your buck in North Dakota! With an average cost of only $20,211, it just may be a contender for your dream destination wedding. Photographed by Chelsy Weisz Photography. 7. Idaho. The gem state is next up with an average cost of $20,245. With its rolling hills and rustic scenery, it's a must-see for all brides-to-be. Not convinced? Check out this amazing wedding shoot here for more ideas. Photographed by Kallie Porter Photography. 8. Montana is up next with an average price of only $20,322, and you'll definitely want to check out this lovely wedding here for some rustic wedding ideas in the big sky state. Photographed by Michele M. Waite. 9. Oregon. The lush, green state of Oregon has some amazing places for your I dos, and with an average cost of only $20,456, who can say no? See every last image of this nature inspired shoot here. Photographed by Jess Hunter. 10. Illinois. Last but not least, central Illinois finishes off the list at $21,818. Find your Illinois wedding inspiration right here, for more ideas on what this state can offer you. Photographed by David Wittig. Now that you're thinking of your wedding destination, keeping things in the mindset of affordable, we suggest thinking about using an Airbnb for your wedding venue. Refinery 29 compiled a list of the most popular Airbnbs rented for weddings, see it here!