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Fall Proposal
  • ipitythefool November 6, 2013 - 12:02 pm #93261 Reply

    Hi all, I’m helping to plan a wedding proposal at the end of this month and I’m looking for scenic areas around Arlington/DC that have a nice scenic fall feel. Does anyone have any suggestions? I’ll be taking the pictures so I want to try and capture the moment without being noticed and then take a few proposal pictures around the area. Any thoughts/suggestions would be welcomed.

    Choogirl November 6, 2013 - 12:20 pm #93262 Reply

    I love Lubber Run Park in the fall.  It is beautiful.

    Sunshine November 6, 2013 - 12:20 pm #93263 Reply

    How ’bout Great Falls, Roosevelt Island, somewhere along the C & O Canal, Green Spring Gardens in Alexandria, Rock Creek park?

    Hank November 6, 2013 - 12:52 pm #93270 Reply

    I proposed to my old lady at Great Falls.  A park ranger walked through while I was getting down on one knee.

    Tabby_TwoTone November 6, 2013 - 12:55 pm #93271 Reply

    “A park ranger walked through while I was getting down on one knee.”

    Happened to me, too. We were given a warning.

    nom de guerre November 6, 2013 - 1:00 pm #93272 Reply

    Second the Green Springs Garden suggestion.  There is a nice gazebo area between the two ponds and many other scenic areas that offer a lot of privacy at times.

    Hank November 6, 2013 - 1:21 pm #93273 Reply

    @Tabby_TwoTone: Seriously?  What did the ranger say?

    Jotorious November 6, 2013 - 1:28 pm #93274 Reply

    My wedding photos were taken at The Iwo Jima/Carillon Memorial. If you line it up right, you can get the Washington Monument and river in the back ground

    Tom November 6, 2013 - 1:36 pm #93275 Reply

    Not entirely Arlington related, but on my walk back to Arlington from Eastern Market, I saw a couple taking what looked like proposal/engagement photos on the southwest lawn of the Capitol grounds.

    nom de guerre November 6, 2013 - 2:14 pm #93281 Reply

    What did the ranger say?

    I’ll have what he’s having.

    Sunshine November 6, 2013 - 2:54 pm #93291 Reply

    Of course there is always the Pug Proposal. She cannot possibly resist 16 pugs with heart shaped balloons tied to their collars!

    http://www.today.com/pets/pug-proposal-man-pops-question-help-16-wrinkly-pooches-8C11518990

    John Fontain November 6, 2013 - 4:10 pm #93305 Reply

    “I'm helping to plan a wedding proposal at the end of this month”

    the (presumptive) groom has outsourced the planning for his marriage proposal?  how romantic!

    ipitythefool November 7, 2013 - 9:57 am #93364 Reply

    Hi all. Thanks so much for the great suggestions. The groom-to-be didn’t really outsource the proposal plans to me but he wanted me to look for places to take pictures after the fact. He has his own idea for the actual proposal part of it. Youtube video to come later this month!

    GoodOmens November 7, 2013 - 10:38 am #93366 Reply

    You always have the national arboretum.  The original columns from the capital are cool and very Fall Out 3

    John Fontain November 7, 2013 - 10:48 am #93367 Reply

    Is this the guy who sang a “will you go on a date with me” song in the KFC?

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