The proposal has been made and accepted. The phone calls to friends and loved ones have been made and the news has been shared. The ring has been shown off to anybody who happens to glance in the bride-to-be’s direction.

That was the easy part.

Now the work begins. Where shall the happy couple spend their special day? It can’t be simply anywhere. The location of a wedding needs to tell part of the story of what this new partnership will be going forward. It needs to fit perfectly with the personality of the couple.

Because there are thousands upon thousands of locations to choose from, the task of finding that “perfect place” is quite the daunting one. In order to try and lighten that load a bit, we’ve gone ahead and done a lot of the leg work for you, compiling a list of ten of the most interesting and unique potential locations for your wedding in the greater San Francisco area.

Each one of the following sites brings something unique to the table, so there’s bound to be at least one that speaks to you.

Silicon Valley Capital Club

After undergoing a $2.8 million renovation, this site is about as luxurious as it gets in the Bay Area.

Complete with a 360-degree view from atop the Knight Ridder Building in San Jose, you can exchange your vows beneath the stars and truly feel the sensation of being “on top of the world.”

Chardonnay Golf Club

Chardonnay Golf ClubIn the heart of wine country, and surrounded by miles and miles of vineyards, this location provides couples with a scenic location perfect for picture-taking.

It is so far-removed from any residential area, you’ll feel like you’ve been transported to magical place created just for you.

Poplar Creek Grill

Poplar Creek GrillLocated on a golf course and surrounded by lush landscaped gardens, the true highlight of holding your wedding here will likely be the menu.

Executive Chef Scott Kendig is on hand to fit the food to your taste.

Be it the grilled salmon, chicken piccata or pasta primavera, the delectable dishes will have your guests buzzing.

Silver Creek Valley Country Club

With the rolling hills of San Jose as the tableau, the floor-to-ceiling windows that you’ll find at this venue are sure to take your breath away.

That’s where your reception will take place, but the ceremony itself will be held at the base of a waterfall. If you love the outdoors, then the beauty of this site will certainly deliver.

Cinnabar Hills Golf Club

Special attention to your affair is what you’ll get here, as this fine facility frees up its schedule, making your wedding the one and only event on the calendar on any given Friday, Saturday or Sunday.

They’ll also connect you with all the vendors and caterers you’ll need to eliminate as much of the stress and legwork involved in planning your big day as possible.

City of Campbell Community Center

City of Campbell Community CenterSome people might not think to consider a municipal building like this, but the Orchard City Banquet Hall hidden inside this edifice is perfect for affairs of up to 300-400 guests.

It also can be had at a fraction of the cost of most reception facilities.

With all of the perks at a fraction of the cost, what’s not to like?