Sugar Hill, GA
Located in a private forest, this popular venue offers everything you could want: a glass-enclosed chapel filled with natural light; two spectacular ballrooms boasting Austrian crystal chandeliers and floor-to-ceiling windows framing views of the surrounding woods; and a tentable courtyard adjoining each ballroom so that you can expand your celebration!
You’ll be surrounded by natural beauty amongst this world-renowned collection of orchids, maples, and an urban forest. There are eight outdoor wedding sites, from the gorgeous Rose Garden and the intimate Robinson Gazebo (with its view of the pond) to the private brick-walled Trustees Garden. Indoor events take place in Mershon Hall, an elegant setting that features classical architecture, contemporary interior design, and its own patio.
The beauty of Georgia’s fauna and flora is all around you at this environmental learning center, located amid 127 acres on the banks of the Chattahoochee River. Here you can walk along woodland trails, stroll through butterfly and native plant gardens, or explore the river boardwalk while viewing rehabilitated native animals. For a serene ceremony, exchange vows beneath the center’s 100-year old pine tree or in the meadow, then enjoy cocktails au naturel on the Great Lawn. Receptions take full advantage of the outdoor setting at the Ben Brady Lakeside Pavilion, where guests enjoy breathtaking views of the river…and dancing under the stars.
This family-owned horse farm is spread over 280 bucolic acres of green pasture, mountain trails, paddocks, springs and ponds. It’s the ideal place for horse lovers—when you exchange vows in the grassy clearing don’t be surprised to hear some soft whinnying in the background! Romantic receptions are held in the European-style barn, with its graceful exterior brick arches and long wooden tables piled with fresh flowers and organic treats. You’ll feel transported to Tuscany or Provence!
Richmond Hill, GA
The spectacular grounds of Henry Ford’s former winter retreat reflect all the grace and charm of low country Georgia. White-fenced equestrian paddocks, ponds teeming with birds, and trees dripping in moss will wow your friends and family. They’ll be further impressed by the Greek Revival Main House, whose front lawn and pool area provide an excellent setting for outdoor ceremonies and tented receptions. Afterwards, you and your guests can linger for the weekend in the luxurious accommodations.
Originally developed as a private equestrian farm, this resort has five beautiful venue options plus an expansive lawn. From lakeside to poolside to a historic stable-turned-ballroom, Foxhall Resort and Sporting Club’s event spaces all have one thing in common: access to nature. Immerse yourself in the great outdoors by exchanging vows on Champions Lawn next to the stone-lined pond, then celebrating in The Polo Pavilion with its vaulted wood-beam ceiling, rustic wrought-iron chandeliers, and sweeping views of the lush landscape. With 16 lakes and two miles of property along the Chattahoochee River, there’s no shortage of unspoiled countryside to explore.
Private and picturesque, this historic B&B showcases nature at its best. There’s a 12-acre meadow plus a choice of beautiful ceremony spots, and the open-air pavilion (with clear roll-down panels) is perfect for receptions year-round. Guests will dine on award-winning Continental American cuisine, and those who stay over can savor the inn’s hospitality while indulging in local activities like horseback riding, golf and fly fishing—or just cozying up on the porch.
If you’re a fan of Anne of Green Gables, you’ll love this white clapboard house with its gabled roof and wraparound porch. Say “I do” on the lawn with trees all around, then invite your guests inside to dine in the ballroom. After primping in the vintage dressing room with its fireplace and antique furnishings, you’ll be ready for your closeup! There are lots of photo ops around the property, including a rustic red-and-white barn.
You’ll enjoy both traditional Southern charm and modern amenities at this former 1870s farmhouse set on four acres. Lush gardens and hundred-year-old oak trees provide a picturesque backdrop for ceremonies, while the light-filled ballroom features multiple French doors and windows, a fireplace and a wealth of architectural details. Outdoor celebrations are also held in the courtyard and on the front lawn. Creative cuisine is prepared by the award-winning Executive Chef/Owner from fresh, seasonal, and local ingredients.
Sea Island, GA
Situated in the Golden Isles, this historic Forbes Five-Star luxury resort presides over five miles of pristine, private coastline and is surrounded by ancient oaks, scenic marshland, and three championship 18-hole golf courses. Exchange vows beneath a canopy of moss-covered oaks, or say “I do” in the enchanting Cloister Chapel or the Spanish Lounge. You also have your choice of exquisitely appointed ballrooms, an outdoor oceanfront venue, or one of Sea Island’s serene wooded and landscaped locations. VIP accommodations along with a top-rated spa complete this fabulous destination wedding venue.