When naturalist and National Geographic documentary subject Casey Anderson wed actress Missi Pyle in 2008, an 800-pound grizzly bear named Brutus served as his best "man." Though that might be extreme for even the most exuberant outdoor enthusiasts, there are plenty of over-the-top (but less dangerous) ways to incorporate recreation and the great outdoors into your wedding.
If you're a thrill-seeker, wow your guests by arriving at the ceremony after jumping out of an airplane. If hunting is your thing, arrange to have a wedding at a hunting lodge. Deck out your wedding party in camouflage -- you can even find matching accessories, like a camouflage ring pillow. If you prefer to make your wedding an outdoor event for your guests to participate in as well, be sure to include recreational activities, such as a horseshoe pit or a skeet shooting range, for them to have fun with after the reception. If you have a very small wedding party, invite them to join you in the skies for a hot air balloon wedding.
If you don't want hot air balloon travel for your wedding, how about time travel? On the next page, find out how to achieve a historical theme for your wedding.