16 Best Wedding Venues in New England You’re Sure To Love

New England conjures images of gorgeous rocky coastlines and lush forests with colorful leaves. It’s full of history with many buildings dating back to the 1600s and rich with culture brought by immigrants from England to Barbados.

Composed of six states–Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island–New England is a stunning, must-visit region of the United States.

Whether you’re from the area or fell in love with it while traveling, getting married in New England means a magical and beautiful start to your lives together.

With an average venue cost in this region between $5,000 and $8,000, we’ve selected some of the best wedding venues in New England. From the best all-inclusive packages and affordable spaces to those with breathtaking views and unique experiences, we’ve got a little bit of something for everyone.

The Red Barn at Outlook Farm – Maine

Mix a rustic barn with modern amenities and New England charm, and you’ll get The Red Barn at Outlook Farm in South Berwick, Maine. This gorgeous renovated barn is the perfect romantic backdrop for a quaint New England wedding.

The Red Barn at Outlook Farm provides a wedding coordinator to help plan the event, including a complimentary food tasting from the onsite catering.

The all-inclusive package includes a champagne toast, cake-cutting service, and set up and breakdown of the event. You can even enjoy complimentary passes to the accompanying golf course.

Ceremony locations include the Wedding Garden under a sugar maple tree, under a quaint gazebo, or inside the Grand Ballroom.

Price Range: $15,000-$19,000.

Capacity: 220 guests.

Find The Red Barn at Outlook Farm at Outlook Weddings or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Aldworth Manor – New Hampshire

A gorgeous historic venue in Harrisville, New Hampshire, Aldworth Manor is ideal for a classic and elegant wedding. Aldworth Manor is registered with the National Register of Historic Places and oozes a romantic atmosphere that is sure to leave your guests in awe.

Breathtaking views of Mount Monadnock can be the backdrop for your ceremony. Or lean into the quaint countryside aesthetic and host your ceremony in the estate’s wild meadows or lush gardens.

Aldworth Manor can host small, intimate weddings or large events. The venue has onsite bartending and catering that will create a menu customized to your taste. 

Price Range: $7,900-$29,900.

Capacity: 60 guests inside, 200 outside.

Find Aldworth Manor at Aldworth Manor or check out Facebook or Instagram.

The Mountain Top Inn & Resort – Vermont

Who wouldn’t want breathtaking views of mountains, meadows, gardens, lakes, and forests as the backdrop to their wedding day?

The Mountain Top Inn & Resort in Chittenden, Vermont is the ideal wedding venue if you’re looking for unforgettable scenery.

Open all four seasons, you’re guaranteed a stunning wedding all year long. Getting married in the winter? You’ll love the horse-drawn sleigh rides.

A three-story barn, a knoll overlooking the lake, or a lakefront pavilion are options for your wedding ceremony and reception. Plus, luxurious rooms, suites, and cabins will house your guests- some are pet friendly, so bring your furry companions!

The venue will provide an event coordinator, a full-service wedding salon, and floral and decor services onsite. 

Price Range: $26,000-$33,000.

Capacity: 250 guests.

Find The Mountain Top Inn & Resort at Mountain Top Inn or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Lord Thompson Manor – Connecticut

If you’re looking to host a wedding weekend, Lord Thompson Manor in Thompson, Connecticut specializes in the concept!

With six indoor and outdoor event spaces, you can get married in a lush garden or the candlelit conservatory room.

Lord Thompson Manor notably provides chef-led, onsite catering that’ll tailor the menu to the bride and groom’s taste.

Lord Thompson Manor has an extensive list of elite musicians, bands, photographers, videographers, florists, and bakers from around New England for couples to choose from to customize their wedding weekend.

Price Range: $4,750 and up.

Capacity: 250 guests.

Find Lord Thompson Manor at Lord Thompson Manor or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Chatham Bars Inn – Massachusetts

Oceanfront and luxurious, Chatham Bars Inn in Chatham, Massachusetts is the perfect venue who desire a resort experience for the big day. Located on Cape Cod, this venue has been operating for more than a century.

The venue is open year-round and the staff is dedicated to creating the perfect ambiance for the couple’s wedding day. In the winter, you can gather around a roaring fire; in the summer, bury your toes in the sand while enjoying a clambake.

Chatham Bars Inn has a variety of ceremony and reception sites available, from a grand ballroom to an oceanside boathouse. It also has accommodations, so your guests won’t have to travel far for all of your wedding events.

Price Range: $1,200-$10,000.

Capacity: 400 guests.

Find Chatham Bars Inn at Chatham Bars Inn or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Blithewold – Rhode Island

This gorgeous estate in Bristol, Rhode Island is set on 33 acres and features a mansion, gardens, and an arboretum. Blithewold mixes a romantic vibe with classic New England charm that’s ideal for couples seeking a unique garden ceremony.

The North Garden is an elegant ceremony location with views of the mansion and Narragansett Bay. Cocktail hour can be held inside the mansion, and the reception is perfect under a covered outdoor space.

Blithewold only hosts one event a day, so the staff will be focused on making your wedding day unforgettable; plus, you’ll have exclusive access to the property. The staff will work with you from the beginning of the planning process to create your dream wedding, including a day-of coordinator to oversee your event.

Price Range: $8,995-$16,995.

Capacity: 225 guests.

Find Blithewold at Blithewold or check out Facebook or Instagram.

French’s Point – Maine

A gorgeous waterside mansion, French’s Point in Stockton Springs, Maine, is a blank canvas venue waiting for a couple to come put their mark on the space. This venue has nine ceremony options and fourteen gathering spaces to host a reception.

There are twenty acres with three gorgeous homes for the couple and their guests to stay in during a wedding weekend. You’ll feel like you’re on a private island for vacation, not just a wedding.

Couples can choose all their own vendors, so the wedding will feel exactly customized down to the smallest detail. French’s point does offer a list of preferred vendors for couples to choose from. End the night with custom fireworks show to celebrate the day.

Price Range: $6,000-$39,000.

Capacity: 200 guests.

Find French’s Point at French’s Point or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Wentworth by the Sea Country Club – New Hampshire

Stunning and seaside, this gorgeous Rye, New Hampshire venue is ideal for couples seeking an elegant wedding with New England charm. Your guests will be in awe of the views of Little Harbor as you exchange your vows.

Wentworth by the Sea Country Club also has some of the finest cuisine and most attentive service in all of New England. Couples can have a tasting menu while planning their wedding to create a reception dinner that reflects their tastes and budget.

This venue also provides setup, cleanup, and event coordination, so you can enjoy your day with minimum stress.

Price Range: $25,000-$30,000.

Capacity: 250 guests.

Find Wentworth by the Sea Country Club at Wentworth by the Sea Country Club or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Spirit of Ethan Allen – Vermont

If being beside the water isn’t going to cut it, why not host your wedding on the water? Located in Burlington, Vermont, Spirit of Ethan Allen is the only cruise ship on Lake Champlain.

This unforgettable venue is ideal for elopements and micro weddings and offers breathtaking views of Burlington, the Green Mountains, and the Adirondacks!

Spirit of Ethan Allen has two private decks, the lower and mid decks, that are available for wedding parties. Or you can rent the entire vessel to have use of all three decks!

This is also an all-inclusive venue with catering, bartending, and waitstaff. You’ll also have a DJ and entertainment services onboard. 

Price Range: $4,200-$5,700.

Capacity: 300 guests.

Find Spirit of Ethan Allen at Spirit of Ethan Allen or check out Facebook or Instagram.

The Riverhouse at Goodspeed Station – Connecticut

Romantic and waterside, The Riverhouse at Goodspeed Station in Haddam, Connecticut is a gorgeous and unique venue for couples to celebrate their love. You’ll have exclusive use of this private venue located on the banks of the Connecticut River.

The ballroom provides a formal setting for an indoor event and outside, a white pergola in the garden creates an intimate setting for an outdoor ceremony.

The Riverhouse at Goodspeed Station has catering and bar services provided by a four-star chef and a four-course meal and wedding cake are included in the catering services.

The venue can also provide event coordination and event planning services to create a memorable and stress-free wedding day.

Price Range: $7,125-$35,700.

Capacity: 300 guests.

Find The Riverhouse at Goodspeed Station at The Riverhouse or check out Facebook or Instagram.

The Crane Estate – Massachusetts

With over 2,100 acres over Crane Beach in Ipswich, Massachusetts, you’ll have plenty of room to celebrate and plenty of views to admire. 

Choose from The Great House, Steep Hill Beach, or The Barn as the location of your ceremony and reception. From each venue, you’ll have views of the Atlantic Ocean. The Crane Estate staff will be available from the beginning to help plan your event.

The exclusive caterer for The Crane Estate is Fireside Catering, which specializes in seasonal cuisine and elegant presentations.

Price Range: $3,800-8,500.

Capacity: 223 guests.

Find The Crane Estate at Crane Estate Events or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Glen Manor House – Rhode Island

New England is full of gorgeous old mansions, and the Glen Manor House in Portsmouth, Rhode Island is one of the most stunning.

Chateau-inspired and set by the water, this venue is ideal for a traditional and elegant space.

Bursting with greenery and florals, the outside provides a lush backdrop for your nuptials. Inside, the space is historic and lavish for ceremonies, cocktail hours, and receptions.

Price Range: $5,750-$16,000.

Capacity: 200 guests.

Find Glen Manor House at Glen Manor House or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Mountain House on Sunday River – Maine

With over fifteen uninterrupted acres in Newry, Maine, it’s hard to find a more picturesque venue than Mountain House on Sunday River.

If you love the outdoors, this is the venue for your wedding. You may even get to see a moose!

There are five outdoor event spaces within walking distance of each other, so you can mix and match where to host your ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception.

The venue also has space for sixteen overnight guests, so your wedding party can stay onsite.

Price Range: $9,875-$11,250.

Capacity: 150 guests.

Find Mountain House on Sunday River at Mountain House on Sunday River or check out Facebook or Instagram.

The Henry House – Vermont

This historic and charming colonial home is a gorgeous option for cost-conscious couples. The Henry House in North Bennington, Vermont is truly luxury on a budget. It’s also listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The home can host 13 overnight guests, perfect for your family and wedding party to stay close by.

Outside you’ll find waterfalls in manicured gardens, the perfect setting to exchange vows. Host cocktail hour on the patio with a 14-foot tall fireplace.

Set on 25 acres, the Henry House is pet-friendly, so don’t forget to bring your fur babies to the celebration.

Price Range: $2,500 + $500 per additional hour.

Capacity: 300 guests.

Find The Henry House at The Henry House or check out Facebook or Instagram.

State Room: A Longwood Venue – Massachusetts

Imagine panoramic views of Boston’s skyline at this chic urban venue. State Room is a luxury venue located at the top of the 60 State Street skyscraper.

State Room has seven event spaces, all boasting unique views of Boston, Massachusetts.

The Great Room and Mezzanine is a two-story space overlooking historical landmarks. The two Harborside rooms view Quincy Market and Zakim Bridge. And Cityside provides an intimate space overlooking the Financial District.

This is a full-service venue that provides in-house catering and bar service. It’s also perfect for other wedding events like a rehearsal dinner or bridal party.

Price Range: $25,000-$40,000.

Capacity: 300 guests.

Find State Room at Longwood Venues or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Fort Adams Trust – Rhode Island

Enjoy panoramic views of Narragansett Bay and Newport Harbor at Fort Adams Trust in Newport, Rhode Island. This historic venue is the largest coastal fortress in New England. But that’s not the only reason it’s unique.

If you’ve been having trouble finding a venue to accommodate your extra-large wedding, Fort Adams Trust is willing to work with the couple to create custom-sized events. The North Lawn and The Parade Field are the perfect options for large events.

And since large weddings can cause couples stress, the staff at Fort Adams Trust is dedicated to providing coordination services to help your day run smoothly.

Price Range: $2,000-$30,000.

Capacity: 1,500 guests.

Find Fort Adams Trust at Fort Adams or check out Facebook or Instagram.

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