You have the venue picked out. The rehearsal and ceremony are set. The dress is bought, the flowers ordered, the dozens of cakes tested. Now where are you going to stand with your future spouse and friends and family (or just bridal party) to take those treasured photos you will proudly display?

Here are some of the most picturesque spots around Buffalo and Western New York to take those keepsake photos that will be forever framed in your home.

  • Niagara Falls

    The mighty Niagara Falls is a very popular destination for wedding photos. Every time you visit the falls you are bound to see a bride and groom walking among the simple park low-key setting along the road as well as in front of the falls themselves. It provides a little variety, including the bigger than life beautiful Falls that never cease to captivate.

  • Glenn Falls

    Glen & Mills St Akron

    The Glen Falls are located on Ellicott Creek in Williamsville. The falls are a true hidden gem, romantic and convenient to visit.

  • Isle View

    796 Niagara Street Tonawanda, NY 14150

    The 1.2 mile-long park along the Niagara River features lilacs, cottontails, blue spruce and maples. The destination features a pedestrian bridge connecting Niawanda Park to Isle View Park. The park also features a gazebo.

  • Bennett Beach

    Derby, NY 14047

    The beach is considered by many to be the most beautiful beach in Erie County.

  • Buffalo and Erie Botanical Gardens

    2655 South Park Avenue, Rt 62 Buffalo, NY 14218

    This one probably speaks for itself. From the rose garden to the exquisite palm dome, an outdoor gazebo, the healing garden, the Florida everglades, tropical plants, ivy, bonsal carnivorous plants, a medicinal garden, cacti and succulents, the peace garden and more -- the backdrops the botanical gardens provide vary significantly, and each one is gorgeous. Call the gardens or check out their website for details.

  • Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society

    25 Nottingham Court Buffalo, NY 14216

    The museum provides stunning views of Delaware Park, Mirror Lake and the Japanese Peace Garden. The grounds are home to tranquil, romantic designs that are picturesque.