Map made on Google MapsOur ceremony site is all of a 4-minute drive from our reception site. Not really helping us to fill that Catholic gap, now, is it?
Fortunately, having all of this time to fill provides us with ample opportunities to get some nice formal pictures taken between ceremony and reception. And, best of all, two of Johnstown's most popular wedding photo spots happen to fall pretty much directly in that 4-minute route from the church to the country club! What could be easier?
Spot #1: The Inclined Plane
Many people probably don't know this, but Johnstown is home to the world's steepest vehicular inclined plane... it's kind of the city's claim to fame.
Image via Johnstown Area Heritage Association
Johnstown may not be the biggest city in the world, but it is pretty picturesque from an aerial view, making the observation deck at the inclined plane a premium wedding photo spot.
Above 2 images shared by friend Maura / Photos by RB Photography
Given our mutual Johnstown roots, taking some wedding pictures at the inclined plane after the ceremony is a no-brainer, especially because it's about 2 blocks from our church!
Spot #2: Luzerne Street
A substantial part of our drive from ceremony to reception goes along a quaint little street in Johnstown called Luzerne Street. Here's a description of this gorgeous street:
Many of the outstanding homes in Westmont are located along Luzerne Street, in the area which the Cambria Iron Company originally named "The Elm Grove ." Today, there are 195 Elms planted along Luzerne Street, making them the longest continuous stand of American Elms in the country. It is the last cathedral-arched boulevard left in the United States. - Text from Johnstown Pennsylvania Information Source Online
Image via Westmont's American Elms & Shade Trees
To add some visual impact, here are some wedding photos taken on this perfect little street:
Photo by Photography by Kevin Leonardis
Photo by Leeann Marie Photography
This photo spot is too perfect to pass up, especially since we'll be scooting down this tree-lined street already!
What local photo spots are you taking advantage of?