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5 Enchanting Venues on New York's Iconic Westchester Waterfronts

5 Enchanting Venues on New York's Iconic Westchester Waterfronts

From the sun-dappled forests of the Hudson River Valley to the sandy beaches of the Long Island Sound, New York's southernmost waterfronts have enchanted artists, writers, naturalists, and intellectuals for millennia. Lined by quaint towns, granite cliffs, historic landmarks, and grand estates, it’s easy to forget you’re less than an hour outside of the Big Apple. With an eye towards embracing the area's natural beauty while preserving its classic elegance, these exquisite waterfront venues offer an unforgettably romantic backdrop for your wedding.


9 of the Best Palm Beach Wedding Venues

9 of the Best Palm Beach Wedding Venues

From luxurious oceanfront resorts to swanky Spanish-style private estates, Palm Beach is bursting with jaw-dropping wedding venues. So whether you want to go full-on glam at a posh hotel or keep it casual with a ceremony in the sand, check out our picks for some of the best locations to tie the knot in this stunning South Florida hotspot.


11 Long Island Waterfront Wedding Venues

11 Long Island Waterfront Wedding Venues

With nearly 1600 miles of sandy shoreline dotted with bustling boardwalks and sweet seaside towns, you don't have to look very hard to find a gorgeous waterfront wedding venue on Long Island. From an iconic seaside motel on Jones Beach to a charming apple orchard in North Fork to a historic yacht club on the East End, here are some amazing places where you can not only say “I do” on the sand but also host an awe-inducing oceanview reception.


20 Picturesque Sleepy Beach Town Wedding Venues on the East Coast

20 Picturesque Sleepy Beach Town Wedding Venues on the East Coast

On the hunt for a cozy coastal destination for your East Coast wedding? The Atlantic seaboard covers over 2,000 miles and stretches from Maine's rocky and romantic shoreline down to Florida's pristine white sand beaches and impossibly blue waters. While there are endless options of where you can tie the knot, our favorites spots come in the form of historic seaside villages and sweet little sleepy beach towns. So if you're after a calming atmosphere with an off-the-beaten-path kind of vibe for your big day, check out these picture-perfect beachfront wedding venues that are small on crowds but big on charm!


15 Sweet Sleepy Beach Town Wedding Venues along the Pacific Coast

15 Sweet Sleepy Beach Town Wedding Venues along the Pacific Coast

Searching for a swoon-worthy sleepy beach town for your destination wedding? Well, you know what they say... there's no coast like the West Coast. From Washington State down to sunny San Diego, this picturesque coastline stretches over 1,000 miles and is home to a ton of romantic beaches to tie the knot. Whether you want to exchange vows on a misty cliff perched above a rugged coastline, on the shores of a quaint seaside village, or with your toes-in-the-sand on a pristine white beach overlooking the Pacific, these serene locations are short on crowds and make a big impression thanks to their gorgeous natural scenery.


16 Cool Northern California Coastal Destination Wedding Venues

16 Cool Northern California Coastal Destination Wedding Venues

Dreaming of a destination wedding on the misty shores of Northern California? From a charming inn nestled on a dramatic cliff at the edge of a redwood forest to a luxurious resort in beautiful Big Sur, find all the romance you'll ever need in these quaint and cozy seaside towns peppered along this rugged coastline.


12 Of The Best Hawaii Vow Renewal Locations

12 Of The Best Hawaii Vow Renewal Locations

Whether you've already hosted your dream wedding years ago or recently eloped and now you want a redo with all your family and friends, Hawaii is the perfect place to renew your wedding vows and celebrate your love... again! With its sandy beaches, picture-perfect sunsets over impossibly blue waters, and lush foliage, you'll be surrounded by Hawaii's natural beauty everywhere you look. So when it comes time to re-tie that knot, check out these locations that have breathtaking ceremony spots and flexible all-inclusive packages!


12 Cozy Coastal Wedding Venues 90-minutes From Boston

12 Cozy Coastal Wedding Venues 90-minutes From Boston

You don't have to travel far from Boston to find a storybook New England venue full of seaside charm. In fact, a 90-minute drive is all it takes to make all your coastal wedding dreams come true. From a charming inn with a private beach to an elegant cliffside resort, these waterfront locations are not only easy to get to, but they provide a jaw-dropping backdrop for your big day.


9 Charming Coastal Maine Wedding Venues Within A 2-hour Drive From Boston

9 Charming Coastal Maine Wedding Venues Within A 2-hour Drive From Boston

Planning a Boston wedding, but keep finding yourself dreaming of a sweet seaside celebration? Then hop in the car and head to the southern coast of Maine where you'll have no trouble finding an epic waterfront location along this romantic and rugged shoreline. From an iconic cliffside resort to an elegant private club on the beach, we've pulled some wow-worthy wedding venues all within a 2-hour drive from Boston.


18 Of The Best Beach Elopement Destinations In The U.S.A.

18 Of The Best Beach Elopement Destinations In The U.S.A.

Dreaming of eloping on a beach somewhere in the United States? From the romantic misty shores of the Pacific Northwest to the pristine sandy coastline of Florida, we've found the most gorgeous oceanfront locations to say “I do". These jaw-dropping places provide the perfect backdrop for your intimate event so that you and yours truly can focus on the only thing that matters: each other.


5 San Antonio River Walk Wedding Venues

5 San Antonio River Walk Wedding Venues

Your perfect San Antonio wedding venue may just be along the city's famous River Walk. This urban park, which enlivens the banks of the San Antonio River, is home to many unique shops, celebrated restaurants, and numerous historic sites—and it provides a scenic and dynamic backdrop for a celebration with your closest friends and family!


Nautical Nuptials: Everything You Need To Know About Boat Weddings

Nautical Nuptials: Everything You Need To Know About Boat Weddings

For a wedding that’s nautical in every sense of the word, there’s no better venue than a boat. Here’s pretty much everything you need to consider before committing to a buoyant bash, including planning tips and the PROs and CONS, as well as 23 questions to ask a boat or yacht wedding venue.


9 Fantastic Wedding Venues on the Monterey Bay with Ocean Views

9 Fantastic Wedding Venues on the Monterey Bay with Ocean Views

If it’s an oceanview wedding ceremony that you crave, you can’t miss with these dreamy bayview wedding spots!


Toes in the Sand! 4 Beach Wedding Venues on the Monterey Bay

Toes in the Sand! 4 Beach Wedding Venues on the Monterey Bay

Fantasizing about a genuine, toes-in-the-sand beach wedding experience along the scenic Monterey Bay? These 5 venues could turn your vision board into a reality!


5 Waterfront Wedding Venues in East Texas

5 Waterfront Wedding Venues in East Texas

Waterfront weddings offer something extra! East Texas is home to a variety of venues where you can host your big day next to a glimmering lake or pond. From a 35-acre gated retreat to a ranch with photogenic zebras and whitetail deer, there’s a waterfront wedding venue to suit your style and budget.


To-Die-For Beach Wedding Ceremony Arches

To-Die-For Beach Wedding Ceremony Arches

Choosing an arch that complements your already stunning beach ceremony site is no easy feat, so we've put together 6 ideas–and lots of photos–to help inspire yours.


8 Irresistible Oregon Waterfront Wedding Venues

8 Irresistible Oregon Waterfront Wedding Venues

If you want to get married on or near the water, Oregon gives you plenty of options. From a beachfront bed and breakfast to a coastal resort offering ceremonies on the sand, you can find a waterfront wedding venue to suit your style and budget.


15 of Massachusetts' Best Waterfront Wedding Venues

15 of Massachusetts' Best Waterfront Wedding Venues

Everyone loves a waterfront wedding, and Massachusetts has a wealth of oceanfront, lakefront, and riverside wedding venues. Picture getting married at a private estate with a hilltop mansion and a beach, an Art Deco inn overlooking the Atlantic, or an elegant seaside resort on Cape Cod Bay. Check out the following places where you can host your Big Day while enjoying a magnificent watery backdrop.


6 Boston Wedding Venues On The Water

6 Boston Wedding Venues On The Water

Waterfront weddings offer something extra—a refreshing tang in the air…expansive harbor, river, or cityscape views…and in some cases even the opportunity to leave terra firma altogether and host your celebration afloat. Boston Harbor and the Charles River are home to many wedding venues that put you close to or on the water.


8 Gorgeous Oceanview Wedding Venues on the Gulf Coast

8 Gorgeous Oceanview Wedding Venues on the Gulf Coast

If you're dreaming of a waterfront wedding in Texas, the state's Gulf Coast could be the answer to your prayers. It offers a 350-mile-long stretch of sandy beaches, not to mention lots of things to do and see—and, of course, a great selection of wedding venues that are on or near the water.


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