Sun-Drenched Charm & Coastal Elegance: 30 Wedding Venues to Feel like You’re in a Nancy Meyers Movie

Imagine saying "I do" amidst sun-drenched California vineyards, sunlight streaming through expansive windows of a charming New England beach house, or surrounded by the timeless elegance of a historic estate. If your dream wedding evokes the effortless sophistication and sun-kissed charm of a Nancy Meyers film, then get ready to embark on a journey across the United States to find the perfect venue. So, grab your oversized sunglasses, dust off your favorite white linen dress, and get ready to discover the ideal setting for your own heartwarming and stylish "I do."



PACIFIC



Cavallo Point, the Lodge at the Golden Gate

Sausalito, California

Venue Superpowers:

Romantic Elopements

Panoramic Views

All-Inclusive

Fab Features: meticulously restored Colonial Revival complex at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge • exchange vows beneath towering eucalyptus trees with a stunning backdrop of the Bay and SF skyline • packages include a custom single-tier wedding cake and a complimentary one-night stay for the couple

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

Westport, CA

Venue Superpowers:

Lush Landscape

Historic Details

Picturesque

Fab Features: 1884 Victorian farmhouse perched on a striking bluff overlooking the Pacific • the 22 private acres provide unfettered ocean and headland views, a private meadow, a garden cottage, historic barn, and garden • the rental includes 3 nights lodging for up to 27 guests in plush yet cozy accommodations

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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China Cabin

Belvedere, CA

Venue Superpowers:

Romantic Elopements

Non-Profit

Coastal Views

Fab Features: one-of-a-kind first-class social saloon extracted from a 19th-century steamer nestled on Belevedere Cove • the ornate interior boasts a crisply painted arched ceiling highlighted with gold leaf, etched glass windows, and crystal chandeliers • decks on three sides offer jaw-dropping views of the San Francisco skyline and the colorful boats berthed nearby

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$
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BWP Island Palms Hotel and Marina

San Diego, CA

Venue Superpowers:

Elegant Waterfront Hotel

Marina & Ocean Views

Generous Packages

Fab Features: welcoming waterfront hotel with plenty of charm on the shores of Shelter Island • romantic garden ceremony steps from the scenic marina • dining & dancing in the spacious reception rooms with views of Point Loma, La Playa Cove, and the private marina

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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Santa Barbara Zoological Gardens

Santa Barbara, CA

Venue Superpowers:

Unique

Lush Landscape

Guest Experience

Fab Features: 30 acres of lush gardens with ocean views, set between a bird sanctuary and the beach • receptions perched on the spacious Upper & Lower Hilltops with Pacific vistas • no need to rent elephants—they're already on-site, along with giraffes, lions, penguins, and more!

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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Beachcomber Cafe at Crystal Cove

Newport Beach, California

Venue Superpowers:

Picturesque Setting

Elopements

Cozy Cottages

Fab Features: relaxed coastal venue nestled in the celebrated Crystal Cove • picturesque and secluded ceremony sites on the beach, adjacent to cute surfside event areas • plentiful on-site accommodations in cozy beach cottages

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

Santa Barbara, CA

Venue Superpowers:

Panoramic Views

Rooftop Ceremonies

Luxe Accommodations

Fab Features: an immaculate hotel situated in the heart of Santa Barbara • hold your special celebration set against the beautiful California Coast and the backdrop of the Santa Ynez mountains • enjoy the stunning rooftop areas featuring breathtaking coastal views

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$
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The Lighthouse at Glen Cove Marina

Vallejo, CA

Venue Superpowers:

Historic Charm

All-Inclusive

Lush Gardens

Fab Features: serene waterfront oasis • tropical garden celebrations on the landscaped lawn and waterside patio • cozy accommodations in the charming 3-bedroom Inn

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $$
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NORTHEAST



White Elephant Nantucket Island

Nantucket, MA

Venue Superpowers:

Waterfront Ceremonies

Luxe Details

Picturesque Setting

Fab Features: elegant, waterfront venue located in the Goat Island Marina • ceremonies with amazing views of the classic luxury yachts in Newport Harbor and the glittering waters of the Atlantic • receptions are held inside a sophisticated cream-and-white striped tent, complete with chandeliers and billowing draperies

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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Penobscot Bay Estate

Winterport, ME

Venue Superpowers:

Family-Owned

Waterfront Ceremonies

Charming Cabins

Fab Features: sweet, family-owned estate overlooking its namesake bay and boasting seven acres of meadows and forest • exchange vows at the water’s edge on the dedicated Wedding Peninsula, followed by a reception in the sailcloth pole tent • four charming guest cabins can host up to sixteen overnighters for the weekend

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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The Beachmere Inn

Ogunquit, ME

Venue Superpowers:

Panoramic Ocean Views

Romantic Elopements

Wedding Weekends

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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Aldworth Manor

Harrisville, NH

Venue Superpowers:

Historic Charm

Regal Mansion

Overnight Accommodations

Fab Features: spectacular historic mansion set atop 180 acres of lush New Hampshire wilderness • ceremonies beneath a dramatic stone archway, followed by tented celebrations under the stars • full-service pricing may include personalized service, on-site lodging for 52, catering & bar, and more!

Catering: In-house, BYO
Price: $$ • $$$
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The Hermitage Inn

Dover, VT

Venue Superpowers:

Mountain Elegance

Award-Winning Cuisine

Tented Receptions

Fab Features: iconic Vermont inn set on 112 acres of apple orchards, gardens, hiking trails, and a covered bridge • say "I do" beside a sparkling pond, then dine & dance in an elegant peaked tent • treat your guests to plush accommodations and award-winning food & wine, with menus that borrow from haute cuisine and local artisanal ingredients

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

Stowe, VT

Venue Superpowers:

Charming B&B

All-Inclusive

Curated Menus

Fab Features: picturesque country estate just minutes from the center of Stowe • the grounds boast sprawling meadows, a historic gray barn and the rambling horse stables • indulge in an unforgettable culinary experience of class New England fare with a modern twist

Catering: In-house
Price: $$$
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SOUTHEAST



Briar Patch Bed and Breakfast

Middleburg, VA

Venue Superpowers:

Idyllic Farm

Blue Ridge Mountain Views

Pet-Friendly Guest Rooms

Fab Features: 1805 farmhouse set in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains • variety of outdoor ceremony and reception sites • weekend weddings include exclusive use of the property plus overnight accommodations in the main house, a cottage, and a 3-bedroom "Chicken Coop"

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$
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Addy Sea

Bethany Beach, DE

Venue Superpowers:

Historic Charm

All-Inclusive

Overnight Accommodations

Fab Features: a charming bed and breakfast and historic event venue • say “I do” with stunning coastal views as your backdrop • celebrate with your guests on the picturesque lawn surrounded by vibrant blooms

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$
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The Tidewater Inn

Easton, MD

Venue Superpowers:

Historic Details

Beautiful Garden

Year-Round Destination

Fab Features: a charming and elegant hotel venue located in the heart of downtown Easton • enjoy a flawless planning process with the help of their experienced wedding coordinators and staff • celebrate in the Gold Ballroom, featuring warm neutral tones, high ceilings, large windows, elegant chandeliers, and detailed sconces

Catering: In-house, Preferred list
Price: $$ • $$$
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Brampton Bed and Breakfast Inn

Chestertown, MD

Venue Superpowers:

Lush Grounds

Historic Details

Panoramic Views

Fab Features: 23 acres of pristine, historic gardens with sweeping South River views • gorgeous ceremonies on the expansive, waterfront East Lawn or on the elevated River Deck • rain-or-shine receptions in a clear-walled, chandelier-draped tent or the indoor glass pavilion

Catering: In-house, Preferred list
Price: $ • $$
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Summit Street Inns

Winston-Salem, NC

Venue Superpowers:

Historic Homes

Gracious Porches & Patios

Destination Weddings

Fab Features: two lovingly restored historic residences transformed into a charming inn in Winston Salem's desirable West End • exchange vows in the private courtyard among colorful seasonal blooms, then mingle on the Ludlow House's wraparound porch • dine & dance al fresco, or in the gracious rooms of the stately Tudor-style Shaffner Inn

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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The Black Stallion

Corolla, NC

Venue Superpowers:

Fun Activities

Panoramic Views

Upscale Accommodations

Fab Features: unique 24-bedroom estate located in a private community • stunning al fresco receptions poolside beneath stringed market lights • luxurious amenities, beautifully landscaped grounds, and spectacular facilities

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $$ • $$$
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River Forest Manor & Marina

Belhaven, NC

Venue Superpowers:

Historic Charm

All-Inclusive

On-Site Accommodations

Fab Features: a 100-year-old Southern mansion and event venue • hold your romantic ceremony on the front steps under the grand two-story portico • celebrate with your loved ones under the canopy of tall shade trees on the pristine lawn

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$
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The Cottages on Charleston Harbor

Mount Pleasant, SC

Venue Superpowers:

Waterfront Ceremonies

Secluded Setting

Luxurious Cottages

Fab Features: a private enclave of luxurious cottages with sweeping harbor vistas • two private lawns and a clubhouse and pool to stage your dream event. you and your overnight guests can arrange in-room spa services, a day trip to Charleston, kayaking, or a round of golf

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$
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Post House

Mount Pleasant, SC

Venue Superpowers:

Historic Details

Late Night Celebrations

On-Site Accommodations

Fab Features: an inviting, lively restaurant and boutique inn nestled in the heart of the Old Village, Mount Pleasant • enjoy the charming indoor and outdoor spaces featuring gorgeous details and customizable bar spaces • celebrate with your guests in the full restaurant with a team that will provide the most creative and functional use of the space

Catering: In-house
Price: $
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Agapae Oaks Weddings

Saint Helena Island, SC

Venue Superpowers:

Picturesque Setting

Sprawling Grounds

Wedding Weekends

Fab Features: 1700s historic home set on 150 dreamy acres • exchange vows under an ancient oak overlooking a waterway spanned by a quaint footbridge • gorgeous photo ops among the pristine marshlands, ponds, and countless trees—palmettos, cedars, pecans, and moss-laden oaks

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$
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The Beaufort Inn

Beaufort, South Carolina

Venue Superpowers:

Charming Gardens

On-Site Accommodations

Curated Menus

Fab Features: nationally recognized Inn nestled in downtown Beaufort • exchange vows on the Rooftop deck or in the manicured gardens • the versatile event space can accommodate everything from intimate elopements to extravagant events

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$
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Collins Place

Cairo, GA

Venue Superpowers:

Family-Owned

Hilltop Setting

Chic Farmhouse Lodgings

Fab Features: dreamy family-owned property • say ‘I do’ perched on a hilltop overlooking 150 acres of South Georgia farmland • celebrate amongst the elegant yet understated event spaces, like a farmhouse, event barn, open air chapel, and fireplace pavilion

Catering: BYO
Price: $$
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Jekyll Island Club Resort

Jekyll Island, Georgia

Venue Superpowers:

Historic Charm

Beach Ceremonies

Spanish Moss

Fab Features: historic barrier islands resort • exchange vows on an oceanfront lawn and then enjoy a sea-breeze reception in the Astor Room and Rooftop Lounge • the ornate ballroom provides the perfect setting for luxe affairs

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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The Whitlock Inn

Marietta, GA

Venue Superpowers:

Historic Estate

Gracious Gardens

Seasonal Menus

Fab Features: graceful, turn-of-the-century estate with a large ballroom and intimate parlors • exchange vows among the bountiful flower gardens in courtyard • enjoy a meal crafted with local, seasonal ingredients by Carriage House Catering

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$
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The Elms of Coosada

Coosada, AL

Venue Superpowers:

Historic Charm

Private Estate

Panoramic Views

Fab Features: a historic wedding venue surrounded by 60 acres of woodland • say “I do” with the enchanting Spanish moss adding a magical feel • dance the night away in the beautiful pavilion

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$
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Annabella at Cedar Glen

Huntsville, AL

Venue Superpowers:

Romantic Elopements

Lush Gardens

Serene Setting

Fab Features: a northeast Huntsville event venue on three and a half scenic acres • exchange vows surrounded by the lush garden blooms • celebrate under a natural tree canopy featuring twinkling string lights

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$
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