It's hard to top Sacramento's rich and fascinating history—this is Gold Rush country, after all! Plus, it's one of the first areas settled in the state, and the longtime center of California's storied government. That means historic sites galore, from an opulent Victorian estate to a quaint vintage church. No matter which type of wedding venue speaks to you, you're sure to find something wonderful among these nostalgic Sacramento-area treasures.
With picturesque sites pre-dating the Revolutionary War, upstate New York is a treasure trove of historic farms, barns and country manor homes. Surrounded by the awesome natural beauty of the Hudson River, crystalline lakes, Catskill and Adirondack Mountain peaks, it's a four-season wonderland that's trending as a destination getaway and mecca for great organic food, wine, and sightseeing.
Whether you’re a history buff, long for the glamour of a bygone era, or just want to celebrate in a place with stories to tell, you’re in luck because New York City has a wealth of landmark wedding venues. From a Beaux Arts ballroom to a pastoral Renaissance Revival house, you’ll find spaces that are perfect for a grand affair or a cozy gathering. And to kickstart your search, we’ve curated a list of some of our faves.
The D.C. Metro area is absolutely overflowing with wedding venues that highlight the city's unique role in American history. We've listed some of our favorites, from one of the city's earliest churches and a couple of mansions to a cutting-edge, globally-recognized trade center.
Roswell began in the 1830s as a place to build a mill, but it's since evolved into a thriving city filled with historic homes, parks, natural landscapes, and picturesque waterways like Vickery Creek and the Chattahoochee River. All of these assets add enormous charm to weddings hosted at any of the venues on our list.
The California Gold Rush brought people—and fortunes—west. Newly minted tycoons and industrialists flocked to San Francisco, anxious to show off their wealth, and by the turn of the century the city became known for its exuberant, extravagant architecture. Luckily, SF is still a treasure trove of these historic landmarks, hotels, and mansions—all of which offer spectacular ballroom settings for your wedding.
From Civil War mansions to landmark buildings of the 1920s, Memphis' historic venues offer the charm and elegance of a bygone era. Whether you envision celebrating in a stunning ballroom with ornate crystal chandeliers and lots of gold detailing or arriving at your "estate for a day" in a horse-drawn carriage, you'll be able to take a step back in time at all of the places we've highlighted here.