When most people think about elopements, they picture a quick run to the courthouse or sneaking away in the dead of night to get married in Vegas. But modern elopements aren't the quickie nuptials of old. Many couples, in fact, involve their families. How can you do this? Here are five ways to fit your closest loved ones into any getaway ceremony. 1. Plan a Family-First Look The 'first look' moment is a special and very personal part of many weddings.