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on a es s texa Silver Sycamore Haak Vineyards & Winery Lakeway Resort & Spa Kendall Plantation Nationally acclaimed as one of the most timeless and unique venues in the country, the exclusive Kendall Plantation is tucked away on a private ranch just outside San Antonio near Boerne. e distinct Antebellum-style architecture paired with rugged Texas oaks creates an awe inspiring and grand rst impression. Couples can recite their vows outdoors sheltered by the idyllic, white wood gazebo, or opt for a more classic ceremony setting indoors framed by the cascading staircase. e elaborate interior embellishments and awless neutral tones are a dream canvas for any décor scheme. With a grand ballroom able to accommodate 400 guests it’s unlikely anyone will be left out, but just in case Kendall Plantation o ers Southern hospitality with a modern twist. Guests unable to attend can view a live video stream of the wedding festivities accessed on a secure webpage. Silver Sycamore Miles from typical and only minutes from Houston, Silver Sycamore is a delightfully unexpected event and bed & breakfast haven in Pasadena. ree outdoor ceremony locations and babbling water features dot the immaculate gardens and infuse the property with a rustic allure. e cozy main house and eclectic cottages are all fashioned from old cabins and reclaimed building materials dating back to the 1800’s. Sweet and intimate moments prevail as bridal parties sip tea and enjoy a celebratory luncheon at the restored Tearoom before dressing in the Victorian accented Sycamore House. For larger celebrations, the 5,000 square-foot reception hall accommodates indoor festivities for up to 250 guests. Lakeway Resort & Spa With a rich, fty-year strong history Lakeway Resort and Spa understands how to blend the ease of Hill Country casual with world-class amenities and guest service. For many couples the spectacular Vistas Ballroom is love at rst sight. Suspended high above Lake Travis and surrounded by vaulted ceilings, dramatic glass walls and panoramic views, the Vistas Ballroom provides a chic and polished way to bring the outside in. However, one evening is hardly enough to appreciate the full scope of Lakeway’s o erings. Prior to the wedding bridal parties can rejuvenate in the tranquil oasis of the San Saba Spa, bond poolside at one of Lakeway’s three spectacular pools or contend for the lowest round at one of four championship golf courses. "The cozy main house and eclectic cottages are all fashioned from old cabins and reclaimed building materials dating back to the 1800’s."