Two people committing to love each other is the most important part of any wedding ceremony. But before the nuptials, many happy couples search high and low for the perfect location.
There are many factors to consider and this is true for local celebrations as well as destination weddings. Will it be an oceanfront extravaganza or an intimate setting on a private beach? How about in the majestic mountains or a remote small town? An elegant city affair or a quaint country gathering?
Plan to get married at Seaward Inn, Rockport, Massachusetts; 1740 House, Lumberville, Pennsylvania; HollyHedge Estate, New Hope, Pennsylvania; Gilded Cupid, Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania; Falcon Inn, Eagle City, Alaska; or Cedars and Beeches Bed & Breakfast, Long Branch, New Jersey.
Rest assured that your special day at one of these gorgeous bed and breakfast inns will be stunning and affordable.
-- Julie Dietzel-Glair
Have an oceanfront wedding in one of the most scenic and storied bed & breakfasts in the United States. This inn has been family owned and run for more than six decades. Wedding packages are customizable to your personal taste and budget. The wedding team can coordinate every important detail accented with sea breezes, crashing waves, and breathtaking ocean views. There is a great history of weddings at the <a href="http://www.iloveinns.com/seaward-inn-id36644.html" target="_hplink">Seaward Inn</a>; the inn’s general manager and her husband married there 35 years ago.
Fairy tales do come true at this fieldstone manor with 20 acres of lush gardens, soothing waterscapes and dramatic stone terraces, perfect for dramatic wedding photographs. Experienced planners at <a href="http://www.iloveinns.com/hollyhedge-estate-id16901.html" target="_hplink">HollyHedge Estate</a> help with every important detail. Hold your ceremony in the floral gardens, English courtyard or by the fireplace in the quaint barn. After a reception with award-winning cuisine, relax in one of the charming guest rooms.
Celebrate your love during the holiday season with a ceremony in front of the Christmas tree. During the warmer months, have a garden wedding at this romantic Victorian inn. Step back in time at a bed & breakfast filled with antiques, vintage tiles and claw-foot tubs. The <a href="http://www.iloveinns.com/gilded-cupid-id40804.html" target="_hplink">Gilded Cupid</a> has been lovingly restored using historic techniques. Steal some quiet time together just sitting on the old-fashioned porch.
With a wrap-around porch and Tiffany stained-glass windows, this Victorian mansion brings elegance to the beach. Have the perfect wedding or rehearsal dinner for up to 36 people indoors or 50 people on the porch. Book the entire inn so guests sleep in luxury for the night. Take amazing photos under the estate trees that surround the inn or walk four blocks to the beach for seaside photographs. <a href="http://www.iloveinns.com/cedars-beeches-id29653.html" target="_hplink">Cedars and Beeches B&B</a> will work with you to create a menu specially designed to your requests.
Imagine traveling to a remote area for your unique ceremony. Eagle City is so secluded that the town is only accessible via boat, plane or seasonably open roads. The warm wood décor and views of the Yukon River will add ambiance to your special wedding celebration. Choose an affordable outdoor celebration and perhaps a Peregrine falcon will soar from its nest on Eagle Bluff to watch the festivities at <a href="http://www.iloveinns.com/falcon-inn-id32165.html" target="_hplink">Falcon Inn</a>. Reserve one of the five cozy guest rooms for an unforgettable wedding night. Photo: <a href="http://www.mikemorsephotography.com" target="_hplink">Mike Morse Photography</a>
Enjoy the Delaware River as the backdrop for a romantic small-town wedding at <a href="http://www.iloveinns.com/1740-house-id16900.html" target="_hplink">1740 House</a>. Work with Ann Bartholomay, graduate of the Culinary Institute in Hyde Park, New York, to create a reception menu with award-winning cuisine for your rehearsal dinner or small, intimate wedding. Have an outdoor wedding on the terrace, patio or deck. Your guests can stay overnight in one of the two-dozen comfortable rooms and suites, all with spectacular views of the river and countryside. Photo: <a href="http://www.mikemorsephotography.com" target="_hplink">Mike Morse Photography</a>