Top Reasons To Plan A New England Wedding

Table of Contents 

  1. Why New England
  2. Local History
  3. Picturesque Scenery
  4. New England Venues
  5. Experienced Event Professionals
  6. Food Scene 
  7. Ease of Travel
  8. New England Videography 
Photo by: Jenelle Keppe

Why New England 

If you are dreaming of fall foliage or a coastal celebration, a New England wedding may be the perfect choice for you!  Home to many sites that pre-date the American Revolution, New England encompasses the Northeastern tip of the United States including Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island. What these six states have in common are a natural beauty that is unparalleled, tons of scenic venue options, and regions that are rich in history and tradition. While four distinct seasons are a foreign concept to Westcoasters, New England is famed for its stunning array of colors in the fall. If your wedding dress isn’t already in your suitcase and headed to the Northeast, keep reading for ten more reasons why you should get married in New England!

Top 10 Reasons Why Should Get Married in New England

  1. Rich Local History

New England, home to where this great nation began is home to six states – Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont. Each state boasts its own rich culture and natural beauty. Experience picturesque villages, historic lighthouses, beautiful beaches, breathtaking mountain ranges, and the most delicious and fresh seafood. 

Photo by: Jenelle Keppe
  1. Weather 

With New England experiencing four true seasons, planning your big day around the elements is easier than ever. While the winters are snowy and cold, and spring is rainy and wet, summers are comfortable and warm, and fall fills the state with beautiful fall colors and brisk temperatures. With a combination of brilliant weather and stunning scenery, it’s easy to see why fall is one of the most popular times of the year for couples to say I do.

  1. Picturesque Scenery 

New England is filled with the most beautiful natural elements: rivers, waterfalls, beautiful vistas, the seaside, and stunning mountain ranges. With a plethora of beautiful locations in untouched spaces, this destination is full of beautiful contrasts and has the perfect backdrop for every couple. 

Bride smiles with her bridesmaids in blush gowns carrying floral bouquets.
Photo by: Ryan Ray
  1. New England Venues

While New England boasts a diverse range of venues, you’ll find an abundance of properties with the full beauty of New England to choose from. Your celebration can be exactly as you’ve envisioned it whether it’s al fresco dining under the stars or a cozy evening by the fireplace. Whether it’s a grand estate, hotel, or inn, you can find the property perfect to fit your dreams. 

  1. Experienced Event Professionals 

While New England offers everything from early American history, picturesque scenery, and diverse venues, the three are nothing without wedding planners and designers to bring your wedding vision to life. Whether you envision your day to be whimsical, chic, timeless, bohemian, rustic, or luxurious, your wedding planner can bring that dream to life. 

  1. Outdoor Ceremonies or Receptions

With amazing oceanfront venues, you can have the outdoor wedding of your dream. Or mix and match with an outdoor ceremony and indoor reception with sprawling estates or cozy inns to choose from. Gorgeous summer and fall nights allow you to have an evening under the stars that you’ll never forget. 

  1. New England Food Scene

Guests who are unfamiliar with New England flavors and taste are going to fall in love with the locally grown, seasonal menu at your New England wedding. Popular favorites such as lobster, clam chowder, fresh-pressed apple cider, and spicy pumpkin pie are staples in New England and you would be remiss to keep them off of the menu.

  1. Guest Experience 

New England offers an endless list of activities for guests to participate in. Filled with rich history, lovely weather, picturesque scenery, a delicious food scene, and experiences such as hiking, sailing, touring historic cities, and indulging in local, fresh seafood your guests will thank you for hosting your celebration in such an incredible location. 

  1. Ease of Travel Options 

Regardless of where your wedding venue is, travelling in and out of New England by plane or car is a seamless experience. New England boasts multiple airports for you and your guests to fly in and out of depending on where your celebration is being held. 

If airports and flying is not an option, the drive through New England can be particularly enjoyable and easily accessible regardless of where your wedding is hosted.

  1. Honeymoon Locations 

With a rich history, luxury accommodations, and unparalleled cozy charm, New England is home to some of the most romantic places to spend your honeymoon. Whether you are dreaming of relaxing by the water, spa days, walks in the countryside, or indulging in world-class cuisine, New England is the perfect getaway. 

Bride and groom cheers their miniature Moet bottles in New England wedding.
Photo by: Ryan Ray

New England Videography

With a dreamy New England wedding, you’ll want to capture every moment of your special day. Elysium Productions will put together a remarkable keepsake of your wedding day that you can enjoy for years to come. Click through our portfolio of video galleries in New England!

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