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.


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: $ • $$
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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: $ • $$ • $$$
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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: $ • $$ • $$$
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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: $$ • $$$
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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: $ • $$ • $$$
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Portland Schooner Company

Portland, ME

Fab Features: a fleet of five Maine-built, wooden schooners • private charters available for capacities ranging from 6 to 49 guests • bring your own meal and libations or enjoy a completely catered lobster bake on an idyllic Maine island!

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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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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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: $ • $$ • $$$
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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: $ • $$ • $$$
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