19 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



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 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: $ • $$

Chesterwood

Stockbridge, MA

Fab Features: exquisite European gardens nestled in the lush natural landscape of the Berkshires • endless photo ops among the formal perennial gardens, sweeping lawns, and woodland walks • receptions in an airy tent with panoramic mountain views

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

Wyndhurst Manor & Club

Lenox, Massachusetts

Fab Features: Tudor-style mansion surrounded by 380 magnificent acres among the bucolic, rolling hills of the Berkshires • features a variety of indoor and outdoor event spaces, an expansive lawn, and a charming outdoor terrace • enjoy a complimentary suite for your wedding night—and first year anniversary!

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



Forty 1º North

Newport, RI

Fab Features: the first LEED-certified hotel in Rhode Island boasting state-of-the-art technology and environmentally-friendly amenities • over 16,500 square feet of waterfront event space available in a variety of custom configurations • overnight guests will enjoy the spacious suites and variety of on-site restaurants and bars

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


VERMONT



Sweet Hollow Lodge

Sheldon, VT

Fab Features: peaceful and private country venue with a pond, covered bridge, trails, a meadow, and a charming home on four lush acres • flexible options for events of all sizes, from intimate pondside affairs to tented parties in the meadow • rent the gracious house for the weekend to enjoy the whole property

Catering: 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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