20 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: $ • $$ • $$$

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: $ • $$

The Spa at Norwich Inn

Norwich, Connecticut

Fab Features: a Georgian Colonial inn on 42 acres of countryside • their romantic perennial gardens boast an oval reflecting pool and century-old oak trees • all wedding packages include a Serenity massage for the couple

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


MAINE



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: $ • $$ • $$$

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: $

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: $ • $$ • $$$

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: $ • $$

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: 250-year old dairy farm with sophisticated updates • exquisite grounds are highlighted by wooden bridges, white pergolas, and a weathered barn • traditional glamour in the Grand Ballroom, designed with gold fixtures and a cozy hearth

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: $ • $$ • $$$

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



Seacoast Science Center

Rye, NH

Fab Features: spectacular oceanfront events with panoramas that encompass sparkling seas dotted with sailboats, four different lighthouses, and the Isles of Shoals • exchange vows on the rocky shoreline before dinner & dancing under the airy al fresco tent • guest are welcome to explore the interactive exhibits and aquariums inside the Center

Catering: Preferred list
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: $ • $$


RHODE ISLAND



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: $ • $$


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: $ • $$

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: $ • $$


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