33 of New England's Best Hidden Gem Wedding Venues

Throughout New England lies an abundance of hidden gem wedding venues just waiting to be discovered. From secluded retreats and family-owned farms to lakefront lodges, these tucked-away treasures are perfect for private and peaceful wedding celebrations. And once you find them, we just know it'll be love at first "site"!



CONNECTICUT



South Farms

Morris, CT

Fab Features: stunning pastoral views can be found from every corner of this rustic venue and working farm • exquisite modern events facility nestled within the historic Sam Paletsky Barn • exchange vows on the expansive lawns framed by lush natural landscaping and rolling hills

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

Smith Farm Gardens

East Haddam, CT

Fab Features: traditional classic white post-and-beam farmhouse • the surrounding fifteen acres boast an apple orchard, rustic stacked stone walls, and rolling green fields dotted with ancient shade trees • the main house is available for rehearsal dinners and morning-after brunches and has six plush bedrooms and a gourmet kitchen

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

Tamarack Lodge & Glamping Resort

Voluntown, CT

Fab Features: ultra-peaceful and secluded retreat set on 28 forested acres abutting Beach Pond Lake • event spaces include the rustic-chic lodge, an al fresco bandstand, and gorgeous grounds • vintage cabins, glamping tents, and RV and tent sites are available to keep the party going all weekend

Catering: In-house, Preferred list
Price: $ • $$

Hill-Stead Museum

Farmington, Connecticut

Fab Features: turn-of-the-century, 30,000-square-foot homestead showcases the integration of family life with avant-garde art & design • features collection of Impressionist masterpieces, scenic views of the Litchfield hills, exquisite gardens, and expansive acreage • five unique indoor and outdoor event venues

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$

19Main

New Milford, CT

Fab Features: former bank nestled at the edge of New Milford's historic town green • gorgeous architectural and design elements like exposed brick, a stately granite facade, a dramatic floor-to-ceiling windows • unique photo ops inside the elegant interior or around the charming surrounding streets, which are peppered with sweet shops, vintage streetlights, and an Art Deco movie theater

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


MAINE



Grey Havens Inn

Georgetown, ME

Fab Features: historic B&B charming guests since 1904 • its bluff-top location offers unforgettable views of Harmon's Harbor and the Atlantic • say “I Do” overlooking the harbor and ruggedly rocky coastline followed by fun receptions on the covered porch of the on-site restaurant, BLUE

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

The Red Barn at Outlook Farm

Berwick, ME

Fab Features: ceremonies in the wedding garden, in front of the sugar maple tree, or the gazebo • cocktails on the red barn veranda • receptions in the grand ballroom with its authentic post-and-beam structure

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

New England Outdoor Center

Millinocket, ME

Fab Features: lakefront ceremonies with a spectacular backdrop of Katahdin, Maine's highest mountain • dine and dance under the stars or beneath an airy tent, or in cold weather, opt for the warm River Driver's Restaurant • 21 cozy cabins provide accommodations for over 250 guests, with all the comforts of home

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

Maine Lakeside Cabins Resort and Event Center

Caratunk, ME

Fab Features: private waterfront lodge features a tree-shaded lakeside lawn and rustic barn • enjoy cocktail hour by the fire pit while playing a variety of provided lawn games • cozy accommodations for up to 60 guests in the lakeside cabins

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

Tea Pond Lodge & Cabins

Eustis, ME

Fab Features: laidback mountain getaway nestled deep in the backwoods of the western mountains • al fresco ceremonies next to a tranquil pond • rustic-chic receptions in their open-air pavilion that looks out over the forested landscape

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

The Lodge at Moosehead Lake

Greenville, Maine

Fab Features: AAA 4-Diamond property surrounded by woods, fields, and stunning lake and mountain views • comprehensive elopement packages include everything you need—from a garden ceremony overlooking Moosehead Lake to photography, cake, and more • enjoy two nights in a Carriage House Suite with a double jetted tub

Catering: In-house
Price: $

Fairytale Gardens and Weddings

Madison, ME

Fab Features: more than 20 stunning acres comprised of an orchard, beautiful perennial gardens, and sprawling green spaces • receptions can be held in the 200-year-old barn featuring assorted farmhouse chairs and cedar harvest tables • pay-it-forward attic stocked full of wedding décor free for you to use

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$


MASSACHUSETTS



The Villa

East Bridgewater, Massachusetts

Fab Features: exchange vows under a wrought-iron or white gazebo, surrounded by posh, manicured gardens, velvety lawns, and a cool 250-year old converted dairy barn • opt for traditional glamour in the Grand Ballroom, designed with gold fixtures and a chic 14-foot linear fireplace, Old World-style romance in the French-inspired Madera Ballroom, or celebrate al fresco in the airy Tent • generous packages are paird with expert coordination provided by Saphire Event Group

Catering: In-house
Price: $$

The Stevens Estate at Osgood Hill

North Andover, MA

Fab Features: exquisite 19th-century Aesthetics Movement-inspired mansion • large al fresco events set among 143 acres of serene lawns, shady trees, landscaped grounds, and historic outbuildings • intimate ceremonies on the mansion's opulent opulent first floor, which boasts rich wood paneling, imported marble fireplaces, and period art and furnishings

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

Tanglewood

Lenox, MA

Fab Features: serene country estate • the lush 400 acres are made up of landscaped grounds, formal gardens, and rolling meadows • elegant receptions indoors or tented celebrations on the manicured lawn

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

The Boylston Rooms

Easthampton, MA

Fab Features: 1800s textile mill-turned-event center at the edge of lovely Lower Mill Pond • al fresco pondside ceremonies with views of Mt. Tom and the Holyokes, followed by cocktails in the Garden Courtyard • airy, light-filled spaces boast century-old maple flooring, exposed steel ceiling beams, and ample space for dancing

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Wequassett Resort and Golf Club

Harwich, MA

Fab Features: romantic Cape Cod resort with cozy waterfront cottages and lavish dining • exchange vows on the beautifully manicured seaside lawn, offering unobstructed bay views • the Garden Terrace is a tented structure with floor-to-ceiling accordion-style glass doors that open to Pleasant Bay

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$


NEW HAMPSHIRE



Four Winds Farm

Peterborough, NH

Fab Features: charming historic property on nearly 400 acres of conservation land • unique and photogenic spaces include the stately New England Hill House, rolling apple orchards, and an antique-laden 18th-century barn • stay the weekend with your loved ones in the grand, 5-bedroom Hilltop House and the charming Cozy Log Cabin

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$

Mill Falls at the Lake

Meredith, NH

Fab Features: historic four-season resort nestled within a quaint lakeside village on the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee • say "I do" with sparkling lake views or among vibrant gardens, followed by breezy cocktails on a grassy patio and receptions in the elegant Winnipesaukee Ballroom • in-house menus are fully customizable, ranging from casual lobster bakes to sophisticated Italian cuisine

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

Granite Rose by Wedgewood Weddings

Hampstead, NH

Fab Features: two tucked-away romantic outdoor ceremony sites surrounded by lush trees and gardens • glamorous ballroom boasts a grand chandelier that's originally from the Ritz Carlton Paris • all-inclusive packages with affordable pricing and a variety of customizable options

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Allrose Farm

Greenfield, NH

Fab Features: romantic family-owned farm surrounded by towering trees and lush gardens • refined receptions in the chic barn with antique chandeliers and warm wood tones • luxurious amenities such as a bridal dressing suite, heating and cooling, handmade farmhouse tables and real working restrooms

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $$

Owl's Nest Resort

Thornton, NH

Fab Features: luxurious resort tucked away in the White Mountains • gorgeous ceremonies offering unobstructed mountain views followed by swanky celebrations beneath a grand white tent • all-inclusive packages are available with cocktail-hour appetizer options; plated, buffet, or action dinner stations, along with late night snacks

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


RHODE ISLAND



Regatta Place

Newport, Rhode Island

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: $ • $$

Dye House

Providence, RI

Fab Features: turn-of-the-century building-turned-exquisite event space tucked in the heart of Providence’s historic Olneyville • the Studio boasts 20-foot gabled ceiling, original red brick flooring, whitewashed walls, and dozens of oversized windows • intimate events are paired with luxe lodgings and a full-service outdoor kitchen in The Loft

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$

Hope Events On Main

Pawtucket, RI

Fab Features: cool industrial-chic space • sleek poured concrete flooring, walls of weathered, exposed brick, and more than a dozen arched windows letting in natural light • endless DIY opportunities in this blank canvas event venue

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


VERMONT



Riverledge Farm

Grafton, VT

Fab Features: exquisite 19th-century farm nestled on 300 acres in the lush Green Mountains • say "I do" in the original stone-walled backyard encircled by dreamy views of landscaped timberland and mountainside meadows • dine and dance in the vintage barn, then toast s'mores around the fire

Catering: In-house, Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$

Reading Farms Estate

Reading, VT

Fab Features: luxurious rental nestled among hiking trails, a lake, and historic buildings on 400 private acres in the Green Mountains • exchange vows on the lovely property, followed by cocktails and games on the lawn and a reception under a white peaked tent • on-site lodging for 46 people makes for the perfect weekend retreat

Catering: In-house, Preferred list
Price: $$ • $$$

Mountain Top Resort

Chittenden, VT

Fab Features: idyllic 700-acre Vermont luxury lodge perched on a dreamy mountaintop • exchange vows on the Terrace, with commanding views of the lake and mountains • enjoy delectable, farm-fresh menus in the rustic-glam three-story Barn reception space, just steps from the lodge

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Trapp Family Lodge

Stowe, VT

Fab Features: Austrian-inspired mountain lodge set on 2500 stunning acres • exchange vows on an expansive lawn overlooking the Worcester Mountains • cozy accommodation, endless outdoor and indoor activities, and fantastic on-site eateries make it the perfect weekend wedding destination

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$

Turning Stone Farm

Greensboro, VT

Fab Features: a family-owned farm with rolling acres of hills, pastures, and all manner of flowers, fruits, and vegetables • historic 1880s post-and-beamm barn boasts a soaring, open-rafter cathedral ceiling • you are welcome to customize the spaces and use your choice of vendors

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

Old Gray Barn

Dorset, VT

Fab Features: tucked into a hillside overlooking the pristine meadows of the Mettowee Valley • 2-story barn features exposed rough-hewn beams, rustic light fixtures, and a viewing balcony • various lawn spaces with a forested backdrop perfect for outdoor ceremonies

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Edson Hill

Stowe, VT

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: $$$

Whaleback Vineyard

Poultney, VT

Fab Features: rustic vineyard nestled between the Green Mountains and Lake St. Catherine • country-chic celebrations in the restored historic barn • they offer a diverse selection of Vermont wines that include white, red, rosé, fruit wines and a delicious honey mead

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


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