44 of the Best Wedding Venues in the US To Inspire You

People have long romanticized destination weddings, and while they certainly have their place– you shouldn’t overlook what you can find right here in the States!

Some of the most beautiful, enthralling venues in the world sit right outside your back door. National monuments? Check. Spanish-style villas? Italian-style manors? Check and check!

Better yet, a country as vast and diverse as ours is fully equipped to provide couples with whatever kind of venue they may need.

According to The Knot, the average couple will shell out around $28,000 for their wedding and reception. But that price doesn’t have to be yours. Big or small, grand or simple, you’ll find everything you need and more if you stick with home.

We have gathered an amazing array of beautiful locations to inspire you. Here are 44 of the best wedding venues in the US…

Wynn Las Vegas – Las Vegas, NA

Las Vegas might be known for wedding ceremonies officiated by Elvis impersonators, but don’t get it twisted — it can also provide couples with elegance and opulence. Wynn Las Vegas is one such example of that.

Covering 215 acres, the luxury resort sits right on the Las Vegas strip and offers couples several onsite locations, including banquet halls, lush gardens, and even rooftop accommodations. Plus, guests can hop on the elevator and head over to the casino once the reception is over.

With 4,748 rooms available, it can also house any out-of-town guests (for the right price).

Price Range: $2,000 – $30,000.

Capacity: Up to 120 guests.

Find Wynn Las Vegas at Wynn Las Vegas or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Conservatory of Flowers – San Francisco, CA

As the oldest conservatory in the country, the Conservatory of Flowers is a national landmark. It’s also an essential component of the Golden Gate park system. Historical significance aside, it’s blindingly gorgeous – one reason couples flock to the grounds each year.

The conservatory’s main attraction is a large domed greenhouse befitting of a picture book. There’s also an accompanying botanical garden that’s made up of rare lush greenery and foliage.

Couples can wed in or outside of four locations, including the greenhouse, Palm Terrace, Terrace Lawns, or the Orchid Pavilion.

Price Range: $2500 – $20,000.

Capacity: 50-200 guests, depending on location.

Find the Conservatory of Flowers at Conservatory of Flowers or check out Instagram

Scarlett Belle River Boat – Oxnard, CA

Nothing says “dreamy” quite like an outdoor wedding on the water. Add in a bit of California glamor, and you have the Scarlett Belle River Boat.

This quaint, yet luxurious yacht sails along the Channel Island Harbor and docks alongside a private beach.

You can host your wedding on or off the boat. Plus, you can decide to indulge in the onsite buffet (which includes a wedding cake and spirit options) or you can bring your own food.

Price Range: $15,000 and up. 

Capacity: 20- 150 guests.

Find the Scarlett Belle River Boat at Scarlett Belle or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Stifel Theatre – St. Louis, MO

Known formerly as the Peabody Opera House, the Stifel Theatre is a mainstay of American theater culture.

During the height of its run, it entertained Hollywood stars, Broadway plays, and local drama productions. Eighty years in, it’s less a venue for performance and more a place for love. You’re love if you’d be so inclined.

It houses several spaces to host your nuptials, including the main 3,100-seat theatre and exposition hall. There are also onsite dining and drink options and space for you and your wedding party to get ready for your big number. Ahem, big day.

Price Range: $5,000 – $18,000.

Capacity: Up to 300 guests.

Find the Stifel Theatre at Stifel Theatre or check out Facebook or Instagram.

The Hay Adams – Washington, D.C

If you’ve always dreamed of a White House wedding, but can’t exactly get the needed security clearance, then the Hay Adams is your next best bet.

The 94-year-old hotel sits on prime D.C real estate, offering guests a jaw-dropping view of not only The White House but also St. Johns Church and Lafayette Park.

Most couples wed on the hotel’s rooftop, where The White House sits dreamily in the background. The Hay-Adams Room and the Concorde Room provide beautiful indoor options.

Wedding packages include the option of onsite catering and lighting. But honestly, the view is more than enough to sell us!

Price Range: $43,000 and up.

Capacity: Up to 200 guests.

Find the Hay Adams at Hay Adams or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Grand Hotel- Mackinac Island, MI

The Grand Hotel encompasses old-world charm mixed with modern elegance. The hotel, originally constructed in 1897, doubles as a full-service resort and in-demand wedding venue.

It leans fully into its rich history, offering couples the ability to ride in horse-drawn carriages to and from the ceremony and enjoy high tea during the rehearsal dinner.

Plus, its location on Mackinac Island makes it the perfect spot for a little waterfront vow exchange.

Price Range: $10,000 – $45,000.

Capacity: Up to 400 guests.

Find the Grand Hotel at the Grand Hotel or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Hammond Castle Museum – Gloucester, MA

If you’ve always wanted to wed in the ruins of a Medieval Roman castle, then the Hammond Castle Museum is perfect for you.

Constructed in 1929, the museum once belonged to its builder John Hammond Jr, an inventor with a love of collecting rare artifacts.

Today, the museum displays his vast collection as well as the spellbinding building that contains it all. Couples from all over the world congregate here to take in its unique, gritty charm and exchange their vows overlooking the Atlantic ocean.

Price Range: $3600-$6000.

Capacity: Up to 300 guests.

Find Hammond Castle Museum at Hammond Castle Museum or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Malibu Rocky Oaks Estate & Vineyard – Los Angeles, CA

The next time anyone tries to tell you that fairytales don’t exist kindly direct them to the Malibu Rocky Oaks Estate & Vineyard!

This 37-acre vineyard sits on cascading hills, offering breathtaking views of California greenery and the Santa Monica mountainscape. 

Sitting at the center of it all is the estate, a Tuscan-style villa that’s flanked by a stone archway and trail that’s as beautiful as the surrounding view.

Couples can wed at any number of spaces on the property. There is also plenty of space for the wedding party to prepare for the ceremony.

Price Range: $700-1000 per guest.

Capacity: Up to 250 guests.

Find Malibu Rocky Oaks Estate & Vineyard at Malibu Rocky Oaks or check out Instagram.

The Ice House – Phoenix, AZ

They say that opposites attract, which might be the reason that desert-stricken Phoenix is home to a venue called the Ice House. But it’s not what you think, we promise.

The European-style structure promises all the charm of an overseas wedding with a domestic price tag.

Couples can wed inside of the main building, which was constructed with gorgeous cream-colored bricks. Or they can congregate outside, using the Ice House or one of its several gardens or terrace as a backdrop. Win/win.

Price Range: $8,409 and up.

Capacity: 50 to 300 guests.

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

Fire House Event Center – Peoria, AZ

The Fire House Event Center, located in Peoria, Arizona, has a rich and storied history.

Originally constructed in 1920, the building started as a movie theater. In a foreboding turn of events, it was destroyed in a fire years later, and then rebuilt as a fire house. Since operations ceased in recent years, it’s become many a couple’s go-to for a rustic-chic venue. 

In addition to the rustic opulence the historic building provides, the site also offers in-house catering, decorations, and photo packages.

Price Range: $4.000 – $17,010.

Capacity: Up to 150 guests.

Find Fire House Event Center at Fire House or check out Facebook or Instagram.

The Skylark – New York City, NY

If you’re one of those couples who just have to wed in New York, then you couldn’t pick a more perfect location than The Skylark.

Not only is the building it calls home a monument in itself, but the actual lounge also offers impressive views of other key New York landmarks, including The Empire State Building, Times Square, and The Hudson River.

Originally built in 1962, the cocktail lounge has doubled as a wedding venue for New York’s high society. Couples can wed in several onsite locations, including the rooftop and a private lounge.

Nearly every angle of the building provides breathtaking views and memory-making possibilities.

Price Range: $20,000 – $40,000.

Capacity: 80 seated guests; 150 cocktail guests.

Find The Skylark at The Skylark or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Barnsley Resort – Adairsville, GA

Barnsley Resort has become a cherished venue for hopeless romantics, but it started as something far more precious: a gift from a husband to his wife.

Back in the 1840s, Godfrey Barnsley built the sprawling estate for his wife, who unfortunately didn’t live long enough to see it to fruition.

Today, the love that Barnsley felt for his wife can be seen every time you look upon the property. The lucky couples who wed there are treated to an authentic Italian-style villa, onsite horseback riding, spas and so much more.

Price Range: $8,000 and up.

Capacity: 150 guests and up.

Find Barnsley Resort at Barnsley Resort or check out Facebook or Instagram.

The Phoenician – Scottsdale, AZ

The Phoenician is a five-star resort, nestled deep within the Sonoran Desert.

The original construction cost the original owner John Keating $300 million to build, and with good reason! Dedicated to creating the highest quality resort, he shipped in authentic Italian marble and coated his ceilings with 24-carat gold leaf.

Today, The Phoenician provides a gorgeous backdrop to couples from all over the globe. Its spot at the base of Camelback Mountain means that guests can enjoy panoramic views of Arizona’s uniquely gorgeous landscape.

Price Range: $10,000 and up.

Capacity: Up to 250 guests.

Find The Phoenician at The Phoenician or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Pleasantdale Chateau – West Orange, NJ

Pleasantdale Chateau is one of the country’s most sought-after venues, and not just for weddings!

The splendid estate is a mainstay within the entertainment industry and countless productions, including Law & Order, The Sopranos, and Cadillac Records have used the grounds as a set!

As far as weddings go, you couldn’t choose a more gorgeous property if you tried. Spanning hundreds of acres, the Pleasantdale Chateau comes with stoned walls, garden paths, onsite lakes, and gorgeous greenery and foliage as far as the eye can see.

No matter where you look, you’ll be surrounded by Mother Nature in all her shining glory.

Price Range: $32,000 – $42,000.

Capacity: 300 guests and up.

Find the Pleasantdale Chateau at Pleasantdale Chateau or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Fountainview Mansion – Auburn, AL

When you think of luxury, Alabama might not be the first place that comes to mind. But don’t be fooled: the Fountainview Mansion encompasses lavish glamor like nothing you’ve likely seen before.

Hidden deep in Auburn Alabama, the English-inspired mansion is home to a collection of precious artifacts from yesteryear.

It sits at the top of a hill, surrounded by fountains and manicured lawns. Couples can enjoy a wedding inside of the property or in one of three onsite gardens. 

Price Range: $6500 for the rental.

Capacity: 50 to 100 guests.

Find Fountainview Mansion at Fountainview Mansion or check out Facebook or Instagram.

The Don CeSar – St. Pete Beach, FL

Known affectionately as “The Pink Palace,” The Don CeSar is one of Florida’s most exclusive, sought-after resorts. In its 94 years, it’s served as the backdrop for several Hollywood productions, including Once Upon A Time In America and Thunder In Paradise

When it’s not serving Hollywood’s whims, it’s serving couples as the backdrop for their nuptials.

There are twelve total spots to hold a ceremony or reception, inside and outside of the property. The most popular areas are the Courtyard and the Beach Pavilion.

Price Range: $3500 and up for the rental.

Capacity: 250 – 300 guests.

Find The Don CeSar at The Don CeSar or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Hacienda Del Sol – Tucson, AZ

The Hacienda Del Sol may have started as a boarding school for girls, but it’s now a sprawling desert oasis and resort that also serves as a popular wedding venue in Arizona.

The Spanish-style ranch sits comfortably in the Sonoran Desert, overlooking the Santa Catalina mountain range.

Those looking to wed can choose from either two indoor ballrooms or a courtyard surrounded by cacti, native flowers, and the gorgeous surrounding desert.

As a resort, the property can also serve as boarding for your out-of-town guests. Plus, it also offers onsite spa packages.

Price Range: $1,500 – $3,500 site fee; $8,000 food and beverage minimum.

Capacity: Up to 200 guests.

Find the Hacienda Del Sol at Hacienda Del Sol or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Beauregard-Keyes House and Garden – New Orleans, LA

Beauregard-Keyes House and Garden oozes the French charm that’s so deeply rooted in New Orleans.

Originally constructed in 1816, this French-style mansion serves as both a museum that chronicles New Orlean’s rich history and a popular wedding destination.

Many couples opt to wed in the property’s well-maintained garden, using the home’s white marble columns as a picturesque backdrop.

After the ceremony is done, you can head inside and hold your reception inside the courtyard.

Price Range: $4,000 and up.

Capacity: 100 – 250 guests.

Find Beauregard-Keyes House and Garden at Beauregard-Keyes House or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Treehouse Point – Issaquah, WA

Treehouse Point is every nature lover’s dream. This ultra-unique venue, which sits on four acres of Washington forest, is the culmination of a husband and wife’s dream to open a treehouse-inspired Bed and Breakfast.

Aside from radiating fairytale ambiance, it also gives couples complete use of their entire property, including all treehouses, green spaces, and rivers for 22 hours.

There are also options for onsite yoga classes and spa services.

Price Range: $4,000 and up.

Capacity: 40 guests indoors; 80 guests outdoors.

Find Treehouse Point at Treehouse Point or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Wheatleigh – Lennox, MA

The Wheatleigh Hotel is an immaculately-constructed French-style mansion, known as one of Massachusetts’s most charming hotels.

Despite the property sitting on 22 acres, the hotel boasts just 19 rooms for rent at one time. However, the exclusivity will make your wedding all the more special. 

Better yet, you can tailor the occasion to meet your needs. Small parties can opt to rent out certain sections, or you can have the entire property to yourselves for the duration of your event. 

Price Range: $37,900 – $119,850.

Capacity: Up to 150 guests.

Find the Wheatleigh at Wheatleigh or check out Facebook.

The Plaza Hotel – New York, NY

The Plaza Hotel is a symbol of New York high society. Situated at the perimeter of Central Park, the hotel has served as a hub for the who’s who of the city since its inception.

It’s also appeared in many films, most famously Home Alone!

While the hotel hosts events of all kinds, soon-to-be-wed couples can choose from eight different locations within the hotel, most famously among them the Grand Ballroom and the Terrace Room. 

Price Range: $12,000 – $18,000.

Capacity: Up to 500 guests. 

Find The Plaza Hotel at The Plaza Hotel or check out Facebook or Instagram

Mayflower Inn & Spa – Washington, CT

Sitting on 58 acres of lush land, The Mayflower Inn & Spa is a gorgeous country hideaway, nestled just outside Washington, Connecticut. Once you step onto the property, you’ll be thrust into a whimsical paradise that will elevate your wedding to magical planes. 

If the breathtaking scenery, which includes manicured gardens, the stone-lined paths, and verandas, isn’t enough to convince you, then maybe whimsical names like Spa House Garden Room, Wicker Porch or the Shakespeare Garden will.

Need we say more?

Price Range: $14,971 and up.

Capacity: Up to 150 guests. 

Find the Mayflower Inn & Spa at Mayflower Inn & Spa or check out Facebook or Instagram

White Elephant – Nantucket, MA

The White Elephant hotel boasts the same elegance and sophistication as its surrounding Nantucket population. It’s exclusive only to those with the wealth or social status to utilize its services. 

Weddings held here are social events, guaranteeing that it’ll be the buzz of the town – well island – for years to come.

If you’re not rightly impressed by its opulent ballrooms, with high dome ceilings, then surely you’ll love the option to marry outside along the harbor.

You can also access onsite wedding planning and catering services, which means that all you have to do is show up (and cut the check). 

Price Range: $10,000 and up. 

Capacity: Up to 300 guests.  

Find the White Elephant at White Elephant or check out Facebook or Instagram

Kualoa Ranch – Kaneohe, Oahu, HI

You’d have to search far and wide to find an area of Hawaii that wasn’t a tropical paradise, but Kualoa Ranch is a different kind of perfection.

Spanning 4,000 acres, the “ranch” is a conservation effort by the government to keep the island’s beautiful natural resources protected. 

Included in this are an 800-year-old pond and a private beach with gorgeous white sand. Then there’s Paliku Gardens, situated at the base of the Kanehoalani mountain. All of these areas can be the site of your wedding.

If you choose this stunning venue, you’re in good company. Several Hollywood productions, including Lost and Jurassic Park, have shot parts of their production here. 

Price Range: $1,795 – $4,495.

Capacity: 125 – 250 guests.

Find Kualoa Ranch at Kualoa Ranch or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Pendry Chicago – Chicago, Il

Chicago’s industrial evolution is an important pillar of the USA’s early growth. Pendry Chicago is a hotel that operates out of the historic Carbon and Carbide Building. It sits smack dab in the middle of the city and oozes historic charm and ambiance. 

Weddings held here feel rooted in Chicago’s history, but also benefit from the luxuriousness of modern upgrades.

The hotel offers several spaces, including grand ballrooms, chic champagne lounges, and the most popular, Chateau Carbide – a dazzling indoor/outdoor space that offers all of the elegance of the hotel, plus breathing views of Chicago’s skyline. 

Price Range: Contact the venue for a quote.

Capacity: Up to 50 guests. 

Find Pendry Chicago at Pendry Chicago or check out Facebook or Instagram

Cedar Crest Lodge – Pleasanton, KS

Cedar Crest Lodge offers proximity to nature and tranquility, while also providing quality services and accommodations.

The award-winning bed and breakfast sits on 111 acres of lush land, flanked by country hillsides and majestic ponds and greenery. 

Not only can you host your wedding on the grounds, but they also provide packages that include hiking, spa services, and even post-wedding luncheons.  

Price Range: $9,995 and up. 

Capacity: Up to 125 guests. 

Find Cedar Crest Lodge at Cedar Crest Lodge or check out Facebook or Instagram

The Pinery – Colorado Springs, CO

The Pinery is an architectural marvel. The colossal structure, which overlooks Pikes Peak,  is reminiscent of a Tuscan-style villa. Consider it Colorado’s little slice of Italy. 

There are seven spaces for couples to choose from, including the Sweetheart Chapel, Veranda, and the Cascade Ballroom. Each has its own identity, offering couples a different, yet equally opulent, side of the resort’s personality. 

Price Range: $10,950- $31,950.

Capacity: Up to 200 guests. 

Find The Pinery at The Pinery or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Hotel Terra Jackson Hole – Teton Village, WY

Hotel Terra is a chic and rustic hotel that is a part of the Jackson Hole resort system. It combines the western influences that Wyoming is known for with luxury accommodations, making it a wonderful option for a wedding. 

You can wed at any number of its available venues. The most popular is the Murie Ballroom. It’s an indoor space with a patio and a gorgeous view of Rendezvous Mountain.

When it’s time for the reception, many couples head outdoors to the patio basking in the view of the natural landmarks and taking pictures with the resort as the perfect backdrop. 

Price Range: Contact the venue for pricing. 

Capacity: 50-125 guests.

Find Hotel Terra Jackson Hole at Hotel Terra Jackson Hole or check out Facebook or Instagram

Terry Peak Chalet – Lead, SD 

If a wedding on the slopes has always been on your ‘”must-have” list, then the Terry Peak Chalet might be what you’re looking for.

Located in South Dakota’s famous Black hills, the destination resort offers amazing views of the mountainside. 

Unlike some other venues, Terry Peak chalets are DIY-focused. They provide the lodging and scenery, but you’re responsible for everything else, from your decor to your food. This gives you a chance to put your personal touches on your big day. Plus, you get full use of the resort once you book. 

Price Range: Contact the venue for pricing. 

Capacity: Up to 200 guests. 

Find Terry Peak Chalet at Terry Peak Chalet or check out Facebook

Grand Hyatt Nashville – Nashville, TN

Nashville, Tennessee is a southern mecca with undeniable influence on country music, culture, and cuisine. The Grand Hyatt Nashville is a hotel venue that contains all of the charms of the city. 

The 25-story high-rise offers several spaces for your wedding and reception, along with gorgeous views of the Nashville skyline.

Before your wedding, you can taste-test various menus by its in-house chefs and meet with a planner to help put your big day together. 

Price Range: Contact the venue for pricing. 

Capacity: Up to 500 guests. 

Find the Grand Hyatt Nashville at Grand Hyatt Nashville or check out Facebook or Instagram

The Biltmore Estate & Gardens – Asheville, TN

Sitting on 8,000 acres, The Biltmore Estate is a glamorous relic from the Gilded Age. The century-old estate, which once belonged to George Washington Vanderbilt, takes up over 175,000 sq. feet and offers stunning views of the Blue Ridge mountains. 

There are several venues onsite to wed. One popular choice is the gardens that encircle the Biltmore Chateau, but with a property of this magnitude, you can’t go wrong with whatever you choose!

Price Range: $10,000 – $35,000.

Capacity: 30-600 guests, depending on the venue.

Find The Biltmore Estate and Gardens at Biltmore or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Oheka Castle – West Hills, NY

Imagine the grandest and most romantic venue you can think of, and it still probably lacks compared to Oheka Castle!

Once a meeting spot for the country’s highest-class citizens, the hundred-year-old castle now makes fairytale weddings a real possibility. 

Sitting on 23 acres, the mansion holds the title of the second-largest private home in the country. A French-style chateau, it provides an old-world charm, mixed with modern elegance and whimsy. Not to mention, it’s the perfect venue for timeless wedding photos. 

Price Range: $14,000 and up.

Capacity: Up to 450 guests.

Find Oheka Castle at Oheka Castle or check out Facebook or Instagram

Sugar Factory – Las Vegas, NV

Your wedding day should be the sweetest day of your life, so what better place to wed than the Sugar Factory?

Though there are several locations around the country, the Las Vegas location pairs the sweet candy-centered qualities of the chain with Las Vegas’ signature extravagance. 

Whether you choose to wed under a stunning gazebo, or next to its whimsical carousel, decorated with candy and cake, you can rest assured that no moment in life will ever be sweeter.

Plus, all of the life-sized candy memorabilia makes for great photo ops!

Price Range: $6,000 and up. 

Capacity: Up to 100 guests. 

Find the Sugar Factory at Sugar Factory or check out Facebook or Instagram

Stein Eriksen Lodge – Park City, UT

Stein Eriksen Lodge prides itself on being a year-round venue. Spring, summer, fall, or Winter – your wedding here will possess all of the natural beauty of Utah’s Deer Valley. 

The ski lodge, named after Olympic Gold Medalist Stein Eriksen, has several indoor and outdoor event spaces to meet your needs.

Inside, wood fireplaces and logs cement the essence of a ski vacation. Outside, stunning views of the mountains can add a scenic element to your big occasion.

Price Range: $1,500- $15,000.

Capacity: Up to 325 guests. 

Find Stein Eriksen Lodge at Stein Lodge or check out Facebook or Instagram

Hayloft on the Arch – Vernon Center – NY

New York isn’t just chic boutiques and sprawling skyscrapers. It also contains little pockets of country rustic charm – if you know where to look. Hayloft on the Arch is a gorgeous venue, which covers 18 acres of land.

Acres of the New York countryside surround the central property with a large Willow tree and beautiful hills.

You can choose from several outdoor or indoor spaces. The most popular is the 4,000 sq. foot patio.

Price Range: $5450 and up. 

Capacity: Up to 300 guests.

Find Hayloft on the Arch at Hayloft on the Arch or check out Facebook or Instagram

Beaulieu Gardens – Rutherford, CA

Beaulieu Gardens is one of the nation’s oldest wine vineyards and a favorite wedding venue for those with a love of classic charm.

An iron gate protects the entrance and leads to a long path, flanked by Sycamore trees. Once you venture deeper into the property, you’ll come across the vineyard and other green spaces, including the Culinary Garden Orchard, Rose Garden, and the Arbor.

But the crème de la crème of the property is the Sunken Garden. The multi-level garden is offset by a cherub fountain, sundial, and a European-style pool that’ll have you convinced you’ve stepped foot in France. 

Price Range: $7,500 – $15,000.

Capacity: Up to 400 guests.

Find the Beaulieu Gardens at Beaulieu Gardens or check out Instagram.

Napa Valley Wine Train – Napa Valley, CA

The Napa Valley Wine Train is a one-of-a-kind venue based in the heart of Napa Valley.

This premier destination for wine tasting and five-star cuisine has a wine train that takes you on a journey over the sprawling acres while providing the best wine money could pay for. 

From start to finish, the experience is meant to channel the spirit of old-world train travel with all of the elegance and sophistication and none of the inconveniences of the past. Add in your groom and wedding party and you’re in for a day you won’t soon forget. 

Price Range: $8,000 and up. 

Capacity: Up to 60 guests. 

Find Napa Valley Wine train at Wine Train or check out Facebook or Instagram

Chapel in the Woods – Memphis, TN

Who says that you have to choose between a church wedding and an outdoor venue? By choosing Chapel in the Woods, you get the best of both worlds – at least in spirit. 

This quaint venue sits on the farm of the family who owns it. Inspired by her daughter’s desire to wed on the property, the family matriarch did everything she could to get the property worthy of a wedding.

Since then, they’ve rented the space to outsiders, offering an outdoor chapel with majestic views of onsite ponds, statues, and towering trees. There’s also a barn option available. 

Price Range: Contact the venue for pricing.

Capacity: Up to 150 guests. 

Find the Chapel in the Wood at Chapel in the Woods or check out Instagram.

Neon Museum – Las Vegas, NV

The Neon Museum is a unique marvel. Its entire mission is to preserve and celebrate the iconic neon signs that once illuminated Las Vegas. If you’re looking for an offbeat, yet fun venue, then this might be the ideal location for you!

While this isn’t the place for large weddings, it’s perfect for small, intimate gatherings. The outdoor-based sign archive makes for a colorful, otherworldly backdrop for your vows and photos. 

Price Range: $2,400 and up.

Capacity: Up to 50 guests. 

Find the Neon Museum at Neon Museum or check out Facebook or Instagram

Marigny Opera House – New Orleans, LA

The Marigny Opera House’s history is deeply intertwined with New Orleans. What we now enjoy as a performing arts center was a Catholic church over a century ago, and though the day-to-day has changed, it still retains all of its historic charm and ambiance. 

Couples can choose to exchange their vows in several indoor or outdoor spaces. The courtyard provides gorgeous exterior shots of the church and plenty of space for a wedding or reception. Inside, you can bask in the antique charm of the ballroom.

Price Range: Contact the venue for pricing. 

Capacity: 150 to 200 guests. 

Find the Marigny Opera House at Marigny Opera House or check out Facebook or Instagram

The New York City Public Library – New York, NY

Libraries aren’t just for enriching our minds, they also make great wedding venues – especially the New York City Public Library!

Though it’s technically made up of 92 locations, the main branch – the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building – is an architectural marvel and therefore, a popular wedding location.

The Beaux-Arts style building is filled with nods to Greek and Roman architecture. While there are several onsite event spaces available, the entrance, marked by a grand staircase and stone engravings and statues, is the most popular spot for weddings and engagement photos

Price Range: $20,000 – $50,000 +.

Capacity: 350- 750 guests.

Find the New York City Public Library at New York City Library or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Birchwood Manor- Whippany, NJ

Birchwood Manor is a splendid Georgian-style mansion. The surrounding property, which spans 20 acres, is equally as beautiful on the outside as it is on the inside. 

The green spaces include pastures, ponds, stone statues, gazebos, and fountains. Inside, you’ll enjoy a striking entrance, set off by a grand spiral staircase that leads to several other spaces, including their banquet suites and ballrooms. 

Price Range: Contact the venue for pricing. 

Capacity: Up to 3500 guests.

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

The Yale Theater –  Oklahoma City, OK

The Yale Theater has been in operation since 1921. Back then it went by the name Capital Hill Theater. In its nearly 100-year run it’s served Oklahoma City as one of its historic, and most cherished buildings. 

Today, after a recent full-building restoration, the building is in better shape than ever, though it still retains all of its antique charms.

The outside of the theater, fitted with a classic neon sign, is a great place to take photos. You can make use of the theater’s grand ballroom for the actual ceremony and reception. 

Price Range:  Contact the venue for pricing. 

Capacity: Up to 200 guests. 

Find the Yale Theater at Yale Theater or check out Facebook or Instagram.

New Orleans Pharmacy Museum – New Orleans, LA

Based out of the home of the first licensed pharmacist in the U.S, the New Orleans Pharmacy Museum offers an intimate glimpse into this country’s early pharmacological industry.

While the interior of the museum, which displays medicines and potions prevalent over a century ago, may seem like an offbeat venue for a wedding, it’s perfect for couples who value history and knowledge over aesthetics.

Plus the property’s courtyard offers more traditional accommodations. Win/win.

Price Range:  $1500 and up. 

Capacity: Up to 150 guests.

Find the New Orleans Pharmacy Museum at New Orleans Pharmacy Museum or check out Facebook or Instagram.

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