11 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.


ViewPoint Hotel

York Beach, ME

Fab Features: romantic ceremonies beneath the picturesque Nubble Lighthouse • intimate receptions on the landscaped lawn or wraparound terrace • packages include a 10% discount off your first anniversary stay

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Nonantum Resort

Kennebunkport, ME

Fab Features: historic waterfront destination highlighted by a classic Maine lighthouse, just 90 minutes from Boston • lawn receptions under a peaked tent while the sun sets over the Atlantic • plenty of cozy overnight lodgings for guests, plus fabulous on-site amenities like three restaurants, a marina, and scenic boat tours

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Chebeague Island Inn

Chebeague Island, ME

Fab Features: 21-room boutique hotel in the picturesque Casco Bay • enjoy cocktails and hors d'oeuvres on the wrap-around porch • ceremonies in the perennial garden followed by tented receptions with the Atlantic as your backdrop

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Union Bluff Hotel and Meeting House

York Beach, ME

Fab Features: ceremonies in a classic New England meeting house with neutral décor or on a broad oceanfront lawn • a double-sided bar offers amazing views of the sparkling sea from the patio during cocktail hour • dine and dance in the elegant ballroom with its 12-foot ceilings detailed with crown molding, tray lighting, and custom-made chandeliers

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Jones Landing

Portland, ME

Fab Features: a sweet island retreat just a short 15-minute ferry ride from Portland’s Old Port • one-of-a-kind receptions on the tented deck overlooking the sparkling, boat-filled harbor • the renovated interior impresses with a vaulted ceiling, fresh white walls, and spacious windows that bring the outside in

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

The Colony Hotel

Kennebunkport, ME

Fab Features: grand historic hotel perched on an oceanfront bluff in iconic Kennebunkport • celebrate al fresco on the lawn overlooking the waves or in the warm, beautifully appointed dining room • pet-friendly guest rooms offer classic New England charm, with pretty wallpaper, gleaming wood floors, and bright windows that frame sea views

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Clay Hill Farm

York, ME

Fab Features: charming venue just minutes from the rocky Atlantic coastline, with its covers, lighthouses, and quaint working harbors • expert staff delight in customizing their generous packages to match your vision, from an all-inclusive microwedding to an al fresco garden party • picture-perfect outdoor ceremonies beneath a wood gazebo perched on a velvety lawn

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Black Point Inn

Scarborough, ME

Fab Features: historic inn surrounded by water and beaches on 3 sides • versatile event space can host everything from a a black tie affair to a casual lobster bake • 2 on-site restaurants serve up superb New England seafood and other seasonal specialties

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

York Harbor Reading Room

York Harbor, ME

Fab Features: private club set on Harbor Beach • the interior is designed with hardwood features, a cozy fireplace, and vintage fixtures and decor • exchange vows on the deck overlooking the Atlantic • endless photo ops thanks to the beach, the landscaped grounds and harbor

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Stage Neck Inn

York, ME

Fab Features: inviting hotel on a rocky peninsula in York Harbor just steps from the surrounding bay • lawn ceremonies with panoramic views of the Atlantic • enjoy spectacular sunsets thanks to the large windows of the Harbor View Room, which also boasts warm ocean-blue walls, a contemporary fireplace, and an adjacent patio

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

The Beachmere Inn

Ogunquit, ME

Fab Features: family-run Inn nested on the rocky coastline of the Marginal Way • enjoy cocktail hour around a fire pit in the unique Rotunda illuminated by bistro lighting • spectacular ocean views whether your celebrating inside the Marginal Way Salon or on the Victorian Side Lawn

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$


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