Hidden Gem Wedding Venues
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Camp Woodstock YMCA, Woodstock Valley, CT
Club Getaway, Kent, CT
Holiday Hill, Prospect, CT
Lord Thompson Manor, Thompson, CT
Pequot Ledge Campground, Oakdale, CT
The Village at Boulder Ridge, Barkhamsted, CT
Windam County 4-H Outdoor Center, Pomfret Center, CT
Wisdom House, Litchfield, CT
Alden Camps, Oakland, ME
Broadturn Farm, Scarborough, ME
Camp Hawthorne, York, ME
Camp Ketcha, Scarborough, ME
Camp Manitou, Oakland, ME
Caswell Farm, Grey, ME
Cliffside Lodge, Poland Spring, ME
Medomak Retreat Center, Washington, ME
New England Outdoor Center, Millinocket, ME
Pineland Farms, New Gloucester, ME
The Gardens at Historic Wallingford Hall, Kennebunk, ME
Arrowhead Acres, Uxbridge, MA
Becket-Chimney Corners, Becket, MA
Bournedale Function Facility, Plymouth, MA
Camp Lenox, Otis, MA
Camp Kinderland, Toland, MA
East Mountain Retreat Center, Great Barrington, VT
Essex Conference Center & Retreat, Essex, MA
Earthdance, Plainfield, MA
Friendly Crossways, Harvard, MA
Gedney Farm, New Marlboro, MA
Girl Scouts of Central & Western MA, multiple locations in MA
Griffin Photography Museum, Winchester, MA
Hartman's Herb Farm, Barre, MA
Overbrook House, Bourne, MA
1920’s charming 8-bedroom house with 60-foot swimming pool and 24’x50’ dance hall. It's sunny and spacious, with lawns, playing fields, 22 acres of surrounding woods, & a neighboring organic farm. Available for weekly rentals.
Rowe Conference Center, Rowe, MA
South Shore YMCA, Quincy & Norwell, MA
Stanley Park, Westfield, MA
Sturbridge Host, Sturbridge, MA
The Barton Center, Charlton, MA**
A children's summer camp & non-profit that has two nearby properties for rent. Includes cabins, multiple dining hall options, playing fields, swimming hole, and industrial kitchen.
The Lighthouse Inn, West Dennis, MA
Warren Conference Center & Inn, Ashland, MA
Anchorage at the Lake, Tilton, NH
Dartmouth Outdoors, Hanover, NH
Flag Hill, Lee, NH
Gunstock Mountain Resort, Gilford, NH
Loch Lyme Lodge, Lyme, NH
Purity Springs Resort, Madison, NH
Rockywold Deephaven Camps, Holderness, NH
Sunny Slope Farm, Alton, NH
The Newfound Lake Inn, Bridgewater, NH
The Woodbound Inn, Rindge, NH
Camp Echo Lake, Warrensburg, NY
Frost Valley YMCA, Claryville, NY
Full Moon, Big Indian, NY
Hammond Museum & Japanese Stroll Garden, North Salem, NY
Iroquois Springs, Rock Hill, NY
Menla Center For Health & Happiness, Phoenicia, NY
Mount Gulian, Beacon, NY
North American Cultural Laboratory, Highland Lake, NY
Onteora Mountain House, Boiceville, NY
Wainright House, Rye, NY
Whispering Pines Conference Center, Greenwich, RI
**This is where Caitlin & Rick got married and the seeds that would become DIY Wedding Mentor were planted :)
An Affair By the Lake, Addison, VT
A beautifully restored 1870′s Victorian home complete with sweeping views of sparkling Lake Champlain and the majestic Adirondack Mountains. A magnificent custom-built ceremony gazebo with intricate details overlooks a private beach.
Camp Thorpe, Goshen, VT
Common Ground Center, Starksboro, VT
Faywood Gardens, Grand Isle, VT
Faywood Gardens offers over 12 acres of manicured organic themed gardens and orchards, and can hold the space for both your ceremony (in the tree enclosed sacred circle) and reception in the garden areas. It specializes in all organic catering and offers per-person pricing based, which is inclusive of both the garden set-up and all organic catering services
Fairmont Farm, East Montpelier, VT
Situated on a working dairy farm, this venue has an abundance of mountain views and beautiful farm landscapes. There is plentiful space on top of a mountain for your ceremony, cocktail hour, reception, one-of-a-kind pictures, lawn games, parking, and more.. Here guests will have a true Vermont farm experience with absolutely exquisite views.
Jeudevine Falls, Hardwick, VT
Every year, from May to October, Jeudevine Falls holds some of the most unique and wonderful events in Vermont. With its multiple waterfalls, old barns, covered bridge, stone walkways, and event tent, Jeudevine Falls offers natural beauty and a rustic setting for events.
Ohana Family Camp, Fairlee, VT
Shore Acres, North Hero, VT
Sky Acres, Washington, VT
The Kellerts bought Sky Acres Girls Scout Camp in 2003 and use it primarily as a farm. Recently they have fixed up the camp dining pavilion to use for weddings, parties and events. The property, situated high atop a mountain, is on 250 acres and has fields, forests, and streams along with a small herd of cows and a couple of horses.
Sterling Ridge Resort, Jeffersonville, VT
Sumner Mansion Inn, Hartland, VT
The beautiful & historic Sumner Mansion Inn has two large, elegant meeting spaces that can accommodate up to 120 guests for weddings. Tent rentals available for larger groups. Picture of one ceremony location is below.
The Intervale Center, Burlington, VT
The Intervale Center's mission is to strengthen community food systems., and they have a great barn for events. When getting married here, you support the local community while spreading love. Picture of Community Barn for rentals is below.
The Moose Meadow Lodge, Duxbury, VT
Adirondack-style bed and breakfast on 86 acres in the Green Mountains. Includes hiking trails, pond, & a state-of-the-art treehouse. Perfect for intimate weddings & civil unions up to 30 guests.
The Wild Flower Inn, Lydonville, VT
The Woods Lodge, Northfield, VT
Vermont State Parks, throughout VT
Lakeside Retreats, MA, VT, ME, MI
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