Lauren & Zack’s Breathtaking Fall Wedding at Mad River Barn, Vermont: A Journey Through Autumn Splendor

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Lauren & Zack’s Breathtaking Fall Wedding at Mad River Barn, Vermont: A Journey Through Autumn Splendor

When autumn unfolds its palette across Vermont, it transforms the state into a wedding photographer’s paradise, particularly the scenic route from Shelburne to Waitsfield. This journey, with the Mad River guiding the way, is more than a drive; it’s an experience, dotted with culinary delights and breathtaking landscapes that culminate at the Mad River Barn—an idyllic setting for weddings that are as memorable as they are beautiful.

For those entwined in the world of wedding photography, Vermont in the fall is a destination not to be overlooked. The state’s natural beauty, especially during this season, provides a backdrop that is both stunning and unparalleled. One of my most cherished drives, taking me through the heart of this beauty, is the route from Shelburne to Waitsfield. Along the way, the Mad River weaves a tale of natural splendor, with each turn revealing vistas that beg to be captured.

No journey through this region is complete without indulging in the local fare that defines Vermont as much as its landscapes. Stops at Canteen Creamy, Mad Taco, and Lawson’s Finest Liquids are not just breaks in the drive; they are integral parts of the Vermont experience, offering a taste of the local culture and cuisine that adds another layer of richness to the journey.

The Mad River Barn stands as a beacon for those seeking a wedding venue that encapsulates the essence of Vermont. It’s a place where the charm of the countryside meets the warmth of a community, making it an exceptional choice for couples like Lauren and Zack. Their wedding highlights not only the beauty of their love but also the enchanting setting of the Mad River Barn. Surrounded by friends, family, and the vibrant hues of fall, their celebration was a testament to the magic that happens when love and nature converge in Vermont.

Lauren and Zack’s wedding, set against the backdrop of the Mad River Barn, is a vivid reminder of why fall in Vermont is a season of unparalleled beauty for weddings. From the drive that connects Shelburne to Waitsfield to the moment the vows are exchanged, every aspect of their celebration was imbued with the spirit of autumn—a spirit that is both timeless and deeply rooted in the heart of Vermont.

Mad River Barn

Enjoy Lauren and Zack’s highlights!  If you are getting married at Mad River Barn or any of the beautiful venues in Vermont we’d love to be there with you.  Visit our Videography page for details.


Christopher lives in Vermont with his wife, twin boys, corgi. He has owned a film production company, sold slot machines, and worked for Tony Robbins. He writes in his magical tiny house and sometimes writes in his blog at