Hey, have you heard that you don’t have to travel far and wide to have the destination wedding of your dreams? In fact, the best and incredible place to have a flawless wedding planned may be right in your own backyard. But even if you don’t want to get hitched in your backyard, you always have endless wedding venue options to choose from especially when you are in America. We know that with so many options available, at times it gets a bit tricky to narrow your choices and select that incredible spot that effortlessly aligns with your budget, location, and style criteria. Though, here you got lucky! We did some extensive research and legwork, scouring the country and the internet to create a master list of fantastic wedding destinations that are our-go-to recs, year after year! From mountain locales with panoramic views and rustic-glam summer camps to chic landmarks in your all-time favorite cities of the States, we’ve got a wedding venue for you, your partner, and your style that will surely make your wedding day a memorable celebration. No matter which season you decide to get hitched, you will always have a wedding venue for every season under the gleaming sun! Whether you are a modern bride, classic bride, or a boho bride, there is a bucketful of US wedding venues that make a statement.
If you’re the couple who has a great inclination towards the grand outdoors, you better check out The Little Nell’s sundeck, rolling over 11,000 square foot of panoramic space boasting picturesque vistas of the Elk Mountains, or you can also check out the Brush Creek Ranch, where you will have enough space to pose for incredible bridal portraits, vows-exchange moments, and host a lavish and extravagant wedding reception on the spanning 30,000 acres of untouched landscape. If in case you are looking for a building that has a deep-rooted history, then you have the chance to wow all your wedding guests with the unexpected by booking an old library in Boston or a restored brewery in Austin, Texas. This beautiful country has everything for every couple. So, if you are a foodie couple, then congratulations, you are in luck with the US. You will surely find your heaven on either coast, whether you are in the stellar wine list at Meadowood Napa Valley in California or farm-fresh fare at Blue Hill at Stone Barns in upstate New York.
So, whether you have planned to get married indoors or want to have a romantic and outdoorsy wedding or want to have a rustic wedding in a barn or an elegant wedding in a manor, America's got you all covered. Even if you have planned a destination wedding on a beautiful beach with majestic water waves and shining sun overhead, you also have that option to go for! So, all the soon-to-be-married brides gear up yourselves to get on a roller coaster ride of these amazing places to say ‘I do’ right here in the good ol’ USA! Fasten your seat belt as your wedding adventure begins here because we have picked the best 20 of our favorite wedding venues that make a statement from all 50 states, and best of all? No passport is required! So, let’s go to see our best picks for 2020-2021!
All the brides who have always envisioned having a fabulous country setting for their grand day should consider planning it at the Southern House and Garden. Spanning 6 acres of tree-lined pasture, the Southern House and Garden will offer a stunning backdrop for your beautiful wedding picture. Your delicate and beautiful white wedding gown will flawlessly complement the surrounding greenery making you look nothing like a princess on your wedding day!
All the brides who have always fantasized of having a wedding surrounded with soft white ice, just the way Phoebe had a snowy filled wedding in FRIENDS, then Alyeska Resort in Girdwood, Alaska is the ideal place for you. Just a 30-minute drive from Anchorage, this incredible wedding venue is packed with year-round activities and stunning vistas of the surrounding mountains and Cook Inlet. Think of the moment where you are rocking that elegant ball gown wedding dress and walking down the aisle covered with snow! Isn’t that fantastic and dreamy? If that thought excites you, then go for this incredible wedding venue as nothing can beat the serenity of this place.
Planning to turn your wedding into a perfect weekend getaway for all your wedding guests? Havasu Springs Resort is a great place to stay and play for you and your wedding party with tranquil views and a plethora of outdoor activities both on and off the water, that might make your wedding day the talk of the town!
Just an hour drive north of the Golden Gate City, San Francisco, Bear Flag farm features a beguiling outdoor setting for an elegant and classic wedding ceremony. Offering the option to choose from the private estate’s vineyards, sprawling lavender fields, and a rental Ferris wheel to create a whimsical fairytale experience for all your wedding guests, the Bear Flag Farm is the perfect choice for your California wedding.
No wonder, vineyard weddings are in trend and a huge majority of modern brides are looking to vineyards for their wedding day. So, when it comes to having a perfect and beautiful vineyard wedding, then head to the Saltwater Farm Vineyard, Connecticut. Situated along the Connecticut shoreline, this enchanting wedding venue boasts award-winning wines, top-notch services, and a mesmerizing setting for your wedding day, that will surely make your wedding guests swoon over!
No doubt, weddings, and golf courses always go hand in hand. If you don’t believe it, then witness this magical experience at Baywood Greens. With endless opportunities for wedding photography, this stunning Delaware wedding venue also features stunning amenities, and scenic vistas, making your wedding day a one-of-a-kind experience for everyone. We are sure that Baywood Greens will surely become your home away from home!
Gracefully perched on the luxurious and elegant 7 acres in the Florida keys, the Sunset Key Cottages is an all-exclusive resort that features 40 beautiful cottages of varying sizes and hosts a dreamy and magical beach wedding ceremonies and extraordinary sunset wedding receptions. From dancing under a white tent on the beach to sharing some delightful and tender moments while the waves tickle your foot, Sunset Key Cottages are the perfect place for all the couples who have always envisioned to have their grand ‘I do’ moment encircled with gleaming waters!
Amongst all the coastal wedding venues, Jekyll Island Club Resort is truly a unique and outstanding wedding venue with several incredible features that will make your wedding a memorable celebration. Whether your wedding is big, small, grand, or laid-back, their team will make sure every detail turns out picture-perfect.
Arguably one of the prettiest spots in Idaho, Shore Lodge offers you year-round adventure and gorgeous views of Payette Lake. Perfect for weddings of all sizes, don't let this scenic venue slip under your radar!
Siting just right on the beautiful Lake Michigan, the Adler Planetarium offers unparalleled views of the Chicago skyline, creating a breathtaking backdrop for your unforgettable vows exchange moment. If you are planning to dazzle your guests, then we advise you to plan your wedding reception in the Grainger Sky Theater, featuring a 36-foot domed-shaped ceiling for dinner and dancing under the projected stars.
Looking for a perfect escape from the hustle-bustle of the town? Then Lighthouse Lodge B&B on Lake Shafer will be the ideal location for you. Offering a perfect weekend getaway right on the lake with plenty of photography opportunities, your wedding day at this surreal location will surely leave everyone breathless.
Who is not fascinated by stunning views of the Manhattan skyline? If you also get excited with the thought of having the beautiful skyline on your wedding day, then Gramercy Park Hotel is the destination for you. This iconic 1925 landmark offers stunning vistas of the city from its chic rooftop garden. This venue is perfect for the ceremony and reception, with a dedicated special events team ready to help along every step and a Danny Meyer menu guests are sure to enjoy.
Established in 1900, the Providence Public Library is a turn-of-the-century gilded architecture that still draws couples to this unusual venue. A working public library, the setting offers dramatic spaces, like the two-story Grand Hall (perfect for a breathtaking staircase entrance) and a classical European garden-inspired courtyard. A one-stop wedding shop, the library offers space for the ceremony, cocktail hour, seated dinner, and dance floor.
Overlooking the majestic White House and the Washington Monument, the top of the Hay-Adams space is an excellent location for a picture-perfect and memorable wedding reception. One of the top hotels in D.C., the Hay-Adams' architecture is a knockout, with an Italian Renaissance-style design and ceiling treatments with Elizabethan, Italian, and Tudor motifs. All the couples who choose the Hay-Adams for their wedding ceremony and reception always walk away with a unique souvenir: pillows monogrammed with their married initials. (Isn’t that cute?)
This beautiful and stunning southern chateau and spa is one of Traveler’s top hotels in the U.S. and has hosted some of the most beautiful and charming weddings the people of America have ever seen. Situated just 90 miles southwest of Asheville, the Old Edwards Inn and Spa has individually decorated guest rooms for all your wedding guests who are coming to witness your exchange of vows, with beautiful and expansive additional rooms, suites, and cottages spread across the estate’s several panoramic acres. With year-round venues, including an outdoor setting overlooking the Blue Ridge Mountains and multiple indoor farmhouse options, the full-time event staff will help you plan the ideal ceremony.
Modern Honolulu is one of the most desired and favorable wedding venues amongst our 21st-century brides. The reason because of which it is leading the chart in every bride’s wedding checklist is because, at Modern Honolulu, brides can easily walk down the aisle over water. Isn’t this something magical and fascinating? Think of the moment when you are all decked out in a princess-inspired wedding gown and walking down towards the love of your life on waters! Wow!!!
Resting in a boutique Waikiki hotel, the Modern Honolulu features an incredible beachfront poolside along with ballroom options for the ceremony. The enchanting sunset setting will surely take your wedding celebration to the next level! A pro and romantic advice to all the newlywed couples, kindly stay after your wedding reception and savor your honeymoon at the hotel!
Hands down to the prettiest venues in Midwest are museums and the Milwaukee Art Museum is no exception. Gracefully designed by Santiago Calatrava, this gleaming all-white museum (purposely built to look like a ship’s bow) offers an incredible setting for a wedding photography session. No wonder this stunning place is beautiful inside out.
Red Rock Country Club is a secluded desert sanctuary providing the best of Las Vegas without all the hustle and bustle of the city. The serene setting at Red Rock Country Club will sweep you off your feet in terms of service and location.
Feel like home away from home on your wedding day with Blissful Hill. Trust us, you'll be treated like a family from the moment you book your wedding with Blissful Hill. Their professional team will take your wedding vision and make it a reality, and they'll take care of your needs every step of the way.
The Norwegian-inspired Vennebu Hill is one of the newest venues in the Wisconsin Dells. The unique architecture makes this venue truly one-of-a-kind, just look at the ceremony space! So, so pretty!
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