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  • Writer's pictureRyan North

St. Paul: Picture Perfect Spots for Last-Minute Wedding Photos with Google Maps Info!

Congratulations on your wedding! Here are some recent finds inspired by news and social media, along with their Google Maps info to help you capture those special moments in St. Paul:

Classic Elegance:

  • Minnesota State Capitol Building ( Built in 1905, this beaux arts-influenced building serves as the seat of the state's government. Check local news sources for any planned events that might impact access. It has a 4.7 star rating on Google Maps and is open from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM on weekdays, and from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM on Saturdays. It is closed on Sundays.

  • Landmark Center ( Completed in 1902, this ornate former government building now houses art & history exhibits. This location also has a 4.7 star rating on Google Maps and has the same opening hours as the Minnesota State Capitol Building.

Urban Vibes:

  • Lowertown St. Paul ( Popular urban park offering shady spots, a seasonal ice rink & bronze statues of Peanuts characters. While there isn't a specific placemark for Lowertown itself on Google Maps, you can use the provided link to explore the area.

  • Saint Paul Union Depot ( Originally opened in 1926, this renovated historic station is now a multi-modal transportation hub. This location has a 3.9 star rating on Google Maps.

Natural Beauty:

  • Como Park Conservatory ( Escape the ordinary with vibrant flowers and lush greenery year-round. The Como Park Zoo and Sunken Garden could also offer unique photo opportunities. This beautiful spot boasts a 4.6 star rating on Google Maps and is open from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM daily.

  • Mississippi River Bluffs St. Paul ( Capture breathtaking cityscapes with a touch of nature at the Mississippi River Bluffs. Be mindful of public access areas, as some trails may be on private property. There isn't a specific placemark for the Mississippi River Bluffs on Google Maps, but you can use the provided link to explore the area.

Bonus Tip:

  • Street Art Murals: St. Paul boasts a vibrant street art scene. Consider incorporating a unique mural into your photos, adding a touch of personality and local flavor. Check out the #stpstreetart hashtag on Instagram to find some hidden gems.


  • Be respectful of public spaces and private property.

  • Consider the time of day for optimal lighting.

  • Most importantly, relax and enjoy this special moment in your lives!

Congratulations again!



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