New Year's Eve parties are behind us and the new year is begging for resolutions to be honored — or neglected — which means one thing: it's officially wedding season.

77彩票网appThe period between Thanksgiving and Valentine's Day alone features six out of 10 most popular days to propose, according to Wedding Wire. And New Year's Eve is just behind Christmas Day and Christmas Eve on the ranking.

Which makes sense. Couples are typically dressed up and surrounded by friends and family, preparing to embark on a new year and new adventures. There's likely champagne flowing, free fireworks and an assemblage of makeshift photographers, phones in hand, ready to record the big moment.

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And now comes the time to plan, starting with the costliest decision: the venue. In 2018, the average wedding cost roughly $36,000, with the reception as the largest expense. So you'll want to take your time selecting the ideal place to exchange vows.

If you're among the with plans to wed in Texas, you'll have your choice of pretty much any scenic setting. Texas wedding parties can opt for a beachfront ceremony along the coast, a rustic hoedown at a central-Texas ranch, a mountainside reception in the west or a sleek, cosmopolitan party set against skyscraper-lined skylines.

Or even just a small commitment celebration in a historic library.

77彩票网appTo offer locals an idea of their options across the Houston area and throughout the state, we've compiled some of the best venues for a wedding of any size, budget and backdrop.

As for the weather on your big day, it could be freezing cold, oppressively hot and humid, or all of the above. On the same day. In Houston alone.

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Take a look at the gallery above for Texas wedding venues we recommend, from an 1,800-square-foot limestone barn to a patch of land on the shores of Lake Travis.

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