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It’s Easy to Create a Gorgeous Wedding on a Budget

In New England, the abundant natural beauty – from mountain meadows to ocean views – is free. That’s a happy starting point to plan your affordable wedding in many settings. Resorts and inns throughout New England offer function rooms for small, medium, or large gatherings; many dining options at various price points; budget-friendly accommodations; and lots of experts to help you arrange transportation, flowers, photographers, and other essentials. In some places, on-staff bakers can create a beautiful and tasty, but not overly costly wedding cake. You can speak your vows under a simple gazebo by the ocean or a mountain lake, and entertain guests in warm and loving style without excess expense..

Fall Wedding White Mountain Hotel & Resort North Conway New Hampshire
White Mountain Hotel & Resort

2560 West Side Road North Conway, NH, 03860 Phone: 603-356-7100 Toll-Free: 800-533-6301

Mountain resort a scenic location for weddings big, small and in your budget

At this stunning four-season resort, you can have your wedding in the mountains without running up a mountain of debt. All weddings at the White Mountain Hotel & Resort, nestled at the base of majestic Whitehorse and Cathedral Ledges, come with breathtaking views, award-winning cuisine for your reception and the kind of attention to detail that will make every wedding couple feel taken care of – and relaxed on their big day. Get married under a gazebo or in a ballroom, and dance the night away under the stars. Ask about the Casual Elegance wedding package or, for something different, the Sunday Wedding Brunch package. There also are discounted wedding packages for specific 2020 dates and discounted block room rates for certain months.
Outdoor Wedding 500x250 - Doubletree Boston Bedford Glen - Bedford, MA
DoubleTree by Hilton Boston-Bedford Glen

44 Middlesex Turnpike Bedford, MA, 01730 Phone: 781-275-5500

Packages at this centrally located hotel are customizable for every budget

Charming ceremony and reception sites, indoors and out, make the DoubleTree by Hilton Boston-Bedford Glen a must for couples seeking picturesque venues, delectable meals and attentive wedding staff – all within a budget. This convenient-to-everything hotel, on 24 wooded acres, offers customized affordable wedding packages for those who want a small outdoor ceremony overlooking a landscaped courtyard, a cocktail gathering around a fire pit on a stunning terrace or an elegant affair for 300 in a ballroom with chandeliers and 15-foot ceilings. A complimentary bridal suite and private dressing room are part of the packages. Guests who stay over can enjoy everything from tennis and volleyball to an indoor pool and full-service gym.
Cranwell Spa and Golf Resort Affordable Weddings Lenox MA
Cranwell Spa and Golf Resort

Route 20 - Lee Road Lenox, MA, 01240 Phone: 800-272-6935

A variety of options for your wedding day at this Berkshires spa

You can have your wedding ceremony at one of the largest spas in the Northeast, complete with historic buildings and the beautiful Berkshires in the background, without breaking the bank. Wedding staff at the Cranwell Spa & Golf Resort will work with you to choose the perfect package, which includes the wedding suite on your wedding night and special rates for guests. Would you like your ceremony on the Mansion front lawn? Your rehearsal dinner or reception in the newly renovated Harvest Barn? A Music Room farewell brunch buffet prepared by award-winning chefs? Or, to take advantage of lower rates, consider asking about last-minute availability. And, if it’s just the two of you, ask about the elopement package, which includes the ceremony and a two-night stay in the wedding suite.
Wedding Party - Steele Hill Resorts - Sanbornton, NH
Steele Hill Resorts

516 Steele Hill Road Sanbornton, NH, 03269 Phone: 603-524-0500 Toll-Free: 855-475-4372

Beautiful weddings that will not bust your budget a specialty of this resort

Not only do weddings at the Steele Hill Resorts come with fabulous lake and mountain vistas, they also feature something unusual: no extra fees. Your affordable wedding means there is no booking fee, no fee for a reception bartender, no fee for cake cutting and serving or other services. Whether you celebrate your day in the spectacular Lakeview Tent with 200 guests or opt for the Carriage House or its Loft, an experienced wedding staff will work with you to keep the big day on budget, even suggesting vendors for everything from photographers to bands. Make your menu choices for a fun buffet, lobster bake or sit-down dinner. From May through mid-October, enjoy a free cocktail hour overlooking the lake!
Shoreway Acres Inn for NE Inns page
ShoreWay Acres Inn

Historic Shore Street Falmouth, MA, 02541 Phone: 508-540-3000 Toll-Free: 800-352-7100

Innkeepers say yes, you can have your dream Cape wedding on a budget

If you’re worried that your budget means you have to say no to your dream Cape Cod wedding, think again – and call the dedicated staff at ShoreWay Acres Inn, a family owned and operated resort where attention to detail for your spring, fall or winter wedding ceremony and reception does not mean busting the budget. Tented receptions on the lawn or indoors in the wine cellar, for intimate affairs or 200 guests, allow for customization of everything from homemade centerpieces to BYOB cocktail service. Special room rates at the historic, secluded inn as well as honeymoon packages and fun options like clambakes for your rehearsal dinner mean you really can have the wedding (or wedding weekend) of your dreams.
Wedding Ballroom - Hotel on North - Pittsfield, MA
Hotel on North

297 North Street Pittsfield, MA, 01201 Phone: 413-358-4741

A Berkshire wedding can be yours without breaking the bank

You can be treated like royalty at your wedding without having to pay a king’s ransom to make it happen. Talk with the experienced staff at Hotel on North, a Berkshires boutique hotel that celebrates its Victorian-era roots and its urban-chic touches. They will work with you to create an affordable package for your big day, to include everything from pre-ceremony parties to post-ceremony lodging in one of the hotel’s individually appointed luxurious rooms or suites. Whether you are seeking an intimate ceremony in a comfortable room or a dramatic reception in Shire Hall, with its 11-foot ceilings and vintage chandeliers, Hotel on North is ready to make your wedding spectacular without a spectacular bill.
Wedding Reception Harbor View - Boothbay Harbor Inn - Boothbay Harbor, ME
Boothbay Harbor Inn

31 Atlantic Avenue Boothbay Harbor, ME, 04538 Phone: 207-633-6302 Toll-Free: 800-533-6302

No worries about budget-busting at this charming, and affordable, seaside inn

At the Boothbay Harbor Inn, an experienced staff will help you customize your wedding plans, from rehearsal dinners to farewell brunches, to stay within your budget and still provide that aura of magic that you’re seeking with your wedding by the sea. At the inn’s Harborside Events Center, with spectacular views and space for a reception of up to 150 people, you can opt for a formal sit-down dinner or a laid-back lobster bake in the finest Maine tradition. Enjoy cocktails by the waterfront fire pit and take advantage of the lovely seaside location, within feet of the Atlantic, to fill your wedding photo album. Make it a weekend affair for your guests at the charming 60-room inn.
Wedding at Bay Pines Beach - Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club - Brewster, MA
Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club

2907 Main Street (Route 6A) Brewster, MA, 02631 Phone: 508-896-9000 Toll-Free: 800-343-6074

Elegant, picturesque weddings to suit every taste, and every budget

If you have imagined an informal wedding by the water, or perhaps an elegant ceremony inside a mansion, the staff at Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club can turn your wedding-day dreams into affordable reality. Couples have been making matrimonial memories for years at the resort, where planners will help you customize your big day and keep it within your budget. Venues for ceremonies, rehearsal dinners, next-day brunches and receptions range from the shimmering sands of a private beach and the manicured lawns leading up to a mansion to a magnificent 4,500-square-foot ballroom, a quaint carriage house and an ocean terrace with panoramic views. Packages with a variety of dining options are available to suit every budget.
Wedding Couple Toast 500x250 - Comfort Inn & Suites Burke Mountain - St. Johnsbury, VT
Comfort Inn & Suites Near Burke Mountain

703 US Route 5 South St. Johnsbury, VT, 05819 Phone: 802-748-1500

You can afford a picture-perfect wedding at this scenic Northeast Kingdom inn

You don’t need to spend a king’s ransom to get the royal wedding treatment at the Comfort Inn Near Burke Mountain. Set in the heart of Vermont’s glorious Northeast Kingdom, the inn’s staff will work with you to plan a wedding that meets your dreams and stays in your budget. An elegant outdoor space and banquet room can host up to 70 guests for your ceremony, reception, rehearsal dinner and going-away brunch. The inn is also a central place to stay (the presidential suite includes a romantic two-sided fireplace and whirlpool tub) if you are getting married at one of the many scenic local venues, including Alerin Barn, Pavilion in the Pines, the Inn at Mountain View Farm and the Barn at Riverside.
Dramatic Wedding Kiss - Atlantic Oceanside Hotel & Event Center - Bar Harbor, ME
Atlantic Oceanside Hotel & Event Center

119 Eden Street Bar Harbor, ME, 04609 Phone: 207-288-5801 Toll-Free: 800-336-2463

All weddings, lavish or intimate, are equally gorgeous at this waterfront hotel

At the Atlantic Oceanside Hotel and Conference Center, the wedding philosophy can be summed up in two words: affordable elegance. Whether you are thinking of a small gathering for close friends and family or a gala affair for 350, the hotel’s wedding specialists can work with you to make your big day possible. Wedding packages include buffet or plated dinners and an oceanfront suite, but the details on everything from linens to menus to next-day brunches, can be customized. As for the amazing ocean views: They’re free. Get married in a mansion garden or on a sweeping lawn overlooking Frenchman Bay. Sip cocktails on a private patio or dance the night away in the newly renovated ballroom steps from the ocean’s edge.
Bride & Bridesmaids #2 - The Goodwin Hotel - Hartford, CT
The Goodwin

One Haynes Street Hartford, CT, 06103 Phone: 860-246-1881

Customized weddings at this downtown hotel help keep costs down

The Goodwin, Hartford’s historic boutique hotel, wants to help families answer the question: How can we have a fabulous wedding and reception without spending a fortune? The answer is customization, and this sophisticated hotel specializes in options from which of seven banquet spaces will you choose (from a huge ballroom to comfortable private suites) to what you want on your reception menu. The hotel’s onsite restaurant, Harlan Brasserie, is expert at individualizing menus, from passed hors d’ouevres to elegant plated dinners. With a certain number of rooms booked for the wedding, the Goodwin also offers the wedding couple a complimentary suite on their wedding night. Nearby (and free!) sites for beautiful wedding photos include Bushnell Park, City Hall and the Capitol Building.
Wedding Family - Attean Lake Lodge - Jackman, ME
Attean Lake Lodge

On Birch Island in Attean Lake Jackman, ME, 04945 Phone: 207-668-3792

Lodge on a Maine lake lets you have a destination wedding within your budget

Yes, you can have a destination wedding without breaking your budget. The wedding package at the stunning Attean Lake Lodge includes 14 rustic, comfy waterview cabins that can accommodate 70 guests and your use of the lodge and grounds (and they are lovely, from beach to woodland to flower gardens) plus a rehearsal dinner, breakfast buffets and bagged lunches for that perfect picnic, reception dinner, photography, DJ, cake, fresh flowers for the tables, beer and wine, champagne and a sumptuous buffet-style or plated dinner. Beautiful ceremony sites from the wrap-around porch to the island’s dock to the shaded woods are yours for the asking. Don’t need to rent the whole resort? Smaller gatherings are more than welcome.
Night Wedding Ceremony - The Wolfeboro Inn - Wolfeboro, NH - Credit Callan Photo
The Wolfeboro Inn

90 North Main Street Wolfeboro, NH, 03894 Phone: 603-569-3016 Toll-Free: 800-451-2389

Saying ‘I do’ at this gorgeous inn does not mean agreeing to bust your budget

Amazing scenery, amazing food, amazing service: The historic Wolfeboro Inn has all that and more to make your wedding day dreams come true – and to keep them within your budget. Ceremony venues range from a lakeside gazebo to a garden in bloom to a cozy lobby with an exquisite stone fireplace to a 65-foot replica riverboat-style paddlewheel boat cruising Lake Winnipesaukee. Have your reception under a sail tent or a ballroom able to host 225. An in-house chef offers elegant locally sourced cuisine, and planning staff can help you with everything from local vendors to pre-wedding get-togethers and post-wedding brunches. This spacious lakes district inn also offers discounts for Friday and Sunday weddings.
Affordable Weddings 2019 - 16 Bay View Hotel - Camden, ME
16 Bay View Hotel Camden

16 Bay View Street Camden, ME, 04843 Phone: 207-236-4325

Big ideas but a modest budget? This boutique hotel can help make it work.

Getting married at a luxury hotel does not have to cost you a fortune. Very fashionable 16 Bay View, Camden’s newest luxury boutique hotel, hosts sophisticated, romantic nuptials, receptions and everything in between, from intimate gatherings to celebrations with 100-plus guests, and will work with you to keep costs in your budget. Just steps from picturesque Camden Harbor, the 21-room hotel has several venues to choose from. There’s the elegant Curtis-Bok banquet room, for up to100 people reception style or 140 cocktail style. There’s the exclusive and intimate rooftop terrace, The View, for groups up to 45 (the views are spectacular) and, for a warmer, cozier feel, the Vintage Room lobby bar, perfect for pre- or post-ceremony cocktails.

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Affordable Wedding - Mill Falls at the Lake - Meredith, NH
Mill Falls at the Lake

312 Daniel Webster Highway Meredith, NH, 03253 Phone: 877-574-5935

Budget your wedding and get everything you dreamed

Spend your time planning the wedding of your dreams, not your hard earned dollars trying to afford it. Bring your family and guests to this picturesque setting on Lake Winnipesaukee for an affordably spectacular celebration of the love of your life. Two majestic settings provide all the room and amenities you want. The Church Landing and Winnipesaukee Ballroom offer outdoor waterfront beauty and a polished wooden dance floor for up to 230 guests for ceremony and/or cocktail reception. The Chase House Flagship Ballroom is perfect for a smaller more intimate affair for up to 120 in a banquet setting with dance floor and a lush grass patio for your ceremony and/or cocktail reception. There’s event planning to fit any budget.
Wedding Dance BW - Nonantum Resort - Kennebunkport, ME - Photo Credit Kivalo Photography
Nonantum Resort

95 Ocean Avenue Kennebunkport, ME, 04046 Phone: 207-967-4050 Toll-Free: 800-552-5651

Coastal resort will help you keep your perfect wedding inside your budget

You really can have your wedding cake and eat it, too, at The Nonantum Resort, where wedding ceremonies and receptions can be tailored to fit your preferences, your dreams – and your budget. Whether you are planning on an intimate gathering or more of a gala, a dedicated wedding planning team, including your personal coordinator, will help you craft that special day, from exceptional cuisine to choosing a perfect waterview site (there are several lovely ones) for your ceremony. The classic resort on the Kennebuck River offers personalized wedding packages, a list of area vendors for everything from florists to photographers, a complimentary honeymoon suite, as well as off-season pricing for indoor weddings in April, early May and November.
Wedding Colin & Michelle 500x250 - Ethan Allen Hotel - Danbury, CT
Ethan Allen Hotel

21 Lake Avenue Extension Danbury, CT, 06811 Phone: 203-744-1776 Toll-Free: 800-742-1776

A wedding to fit your dreams and your budget

Save your money but you won’t have to scrimp on elegance and luxuries at the iconic Ethan Allen Hotel. The setting is perfect in the rolling hills of western CT. and so is the warmth, hospitality, exemplary service and award-winning cuisine. The Personal Banquet Manager will provide one on one consultation to help you match every detail to your dreams and budget. Start your weekend with a welcome cocktail party or rehearsal dinner in the elegant outdoor courtyard. Exchange vows in the garden gazebo at sunset. Then step into one of three ballrooms designed and decorated in the Ethan Allen style – and customized just for you and your guests. The magic is here and within a price you can afford.
Wedding Banquet Table - Red Lion Inn - Stockbridge, MA
Red Lion Inn

30 Main Street Stockbridge, MA, 01262 Phone: 413-298-5545

A Red Lion Inn wedding to fit your budget

The wedding of your dreams can fit your budget when you celebrate at the historic Red Lion Inn. Be it a civil union, wedding & commitment ceremonies, or other relationship celebration, the Inn’s experienced and LGBTQ –friendly staff will assist you every step of the way. There are affordable options for wedding venues for the rehearsal dinner, the ceremony, reception, and/or morning after brunch. And the Inn will help you identify vendors for everything from Justices of the Peace, limousines, and photographers, to flowers music and more. Executive Chef Max Kiperman and his staff will offer menus that reflect New England culinary traditions, natural flavors and local ingredients to create fresh and contemporary dishes for both buffet and sit-down dinner.
Wedding Carriage - Old Sturbridge Village - Sturbridge, MA
Old Sturbridge Village

1 Old Sturbridge Village Road, off Route 20 Sturbridge, MA, 01566 Phone: 508-347-3362 Toll-Free: 800-733-1830

An historic wedding setting to fit your budget

Step into history and a future together on 200 acres of pristine New England countryside. Old Sturbridge Village offers an experienced staff to work with you to create a memorable and affordable wedding. Stay within your wishes and budget from start to finish, from rustic to modern. On-site lodging is available for the bride and groom, wedding party, and guests. Choose from more than 40 nineteenth-century buildings, several gardens, two gazebos, dozens of fireplaces, and a covered bridge for your indoor or outdoor, daytime or evening ceremony. Your reception can be held at the modern Oliver Wight Tavern, or in the rustic charm of the 19th-century Bullard Tavern. Winner of the 2017 Wedding Wire and Tie the Knot Awards.
Harbor Light Room #5 with Fireplace 500x250 - Distinctive Inns of New England
Distinctive Inns of New England

Luxurious Accommodations throughout New England , CT Phone:

Innkeepers will work with you to plan your perfect, and affordable, wedding

All of the 11 innkeepers who are members of the Distinctive Inns of New England know many couples want the wedding of their dreams without nightmare spending. That’s why they will work with you to customize and plan your ceremony and reception and honeymoon to fit in your budget. And there are so many inns to choose from, from historic inns in colonial towns to boutique hotels with private gardens to seaside sea captain’s homes and inns with their own marinas. Ceremony sites range from harborside gazebos to lawns underneath crab apple trees or pretty parlors aglow from fireplaces. Many inns have special packages for romantic getaways, honeymoons and elopements. From Maine’s coast to Massachusetts’ mountains, these locations are picture-perfect – and affordable.
Small Outdoor Wedding - Scott Farm - Dummerston, VT
Scott Farm

707 Kipling Road Dummerston, VT Phone: 802-254-6868

Customize your wedding day to fit your individual style and budget

The ability to express your individual style is part of the mission at the Scott Farm, where customization allows you to keep your wedding budget in check while enjoying the romantic surroundings of this breathtaking 571-acre farm. Wedding ceremony venues include an apple orchard; the Apple Barn event room (also great for receptions for up to 120 guests) with dozens of windows looking out onto the farm and mountains beyond; and a courtyard bordered among historic white barns and by a pond. A caterer will help you select the menu of your choice. An experienced event coordinator will be on hand to ensure you truly have the wedding of your dreams. And the Sugar House – cute, comfortable and romantic – is ideal for that unforgettable honeymoon.
Ballroom 500x250 - Ashworth By the Sea - Hampton, NH
Ashworth By the Sea

295 Ocean Boulevard Hampton, NH, 03842 Phone: 603-926-6762

A wedding venue to meet your dreams and budget

You won’t have to scrimp on the wedding of your dreams on New Hampshire’s Seacoast. This historic hotel offers you affordable rates, stunning seaside splendor, great service and amenities that won’t break your budget. The professional wedding planning and culinary team will assist you with every detail large or small for a traditional or more relaxed celebration from the bridal shower to the farewell brunch. You’ll have your choice of indoor and outdoor venues including the Grand Ballroom and the Rose Room, ideal for ceremonies that can seat up to 120. Or take your vows on the shoreline. You’ll have access to preferred vendors, a pool, guest rooms offering balconies and water views, and a rooftop Sandbar overlooking the sea.
Jonathan' Ogunquit Garden Bride Ogunquit ME
Jonathan's Ogunquit

92 Bourne Lane Ogunquit, ME, 03907 Phone: 207-646-4777

Find the dream wedding you can afford at Jonathan's Ogunquit

For a special day you can afford, look no further than Jonathan's Ogunquit. We have facilities suitable for 13 guests, 75 guests, 150 guests, or 300. Whether you choose a room that's big or small, all our rooms offer fine local art and antiques. Our Aquarium Room, perfect for a mid-size wedding, features a 600-gallon fish tank. Your guests will be greeted by a beautiful fireplace and a friendly smile upon entry. Our York package and our West package offer exquisite meals that fall within most budgets. The choice of entrees includes chicken marsala, chicken dijon, Yankee pot roast, roasted dry-rubbed loin of pork with apple & garlic bread pudding and calvados, and more. We can offer beverage service for one hour, or as long as five.
Outdoor Wedding - Salem Waterfront Hotel - Salem, MA
Salem Waterfront Hotel

225 Derby Street Salem, MA, 01970 Phone: 978-740-8788 Toll-Free: 888-337-2536

Wharfside hotel specializes in providing the individual wedding of your dreams

Your day, your wedding: The wedding planners and staff at the Salem Waterfront Hotel & Suites, on picturesque Pickering Wharf, are dedicated to making that phrase come true. That means not only helping you choose the most delicious reception dinner and picture-perfect waterfront ceremony spot, but also working within your budget, including suggesting local vendors who will keep that in mind. Wedding services also include wedding tastings, rehearsal dinners and post-wedding brunches, as well as discounted room blocks for your guests. Whether you seek a small ceremony or a dance-all-night reception in the Grand Ballroom (with its floor-to-ceiling windows and crystal chandeliers) for 220 guests, the hotel will be delighted to see to your every need.
Outdoor Wedding Ceremony - Basin Harbor - Vergennes, VT
Basin Harbor

4800 Basin Harbor Road Vergennes, VT, 05491 Phone: 802-475-2311 Toll-Free: 800-622-4000

Fantasy wedding can be yours without a fantastic pricetag

Not every fabulous wedding has to cost a fortune. At Basin Harbor, you can have a fantasy wedding while talented coordinators work to keep the price real. Get married in a ceremony on one of the resort’s lush lawns, with the Adirondacks in the distance, surrounded by flowers. Or say “I do” on a boat while you cruise spectacular Lake Champlain. Plan a reception tailor-made to fit your budget, from cocktail parties overlooking the harbor to raw-bar feasts and fun buffets on the waterfront. There are so many places on the resort for your guests to mingle and dance their way into the night, perhaps with a bonfire or sparklers!
Bride & Groom Holding Hands on Porch - Eagle Mountain House - Jackson, NH - Photo Credit Jay Philbrick
Eagle Mountain House & Golf Club

179 Carter Notch Road Jackson, NH, 03846 Phone: 603-383-9111 Toll-Free: 800-966-5779

Let the staff at this scenic inn help you customize your ceremony, reception

Customizing weddings, from venues to menus, is a specialty at the Eagle Mountain House & Golf Club. And that’s a great way for wedding couples to keep their big day in their not-so-big budgets. This historic inn, with vistas of the breathtakingly beautiful White Mountains, takes pride in hosting those big days, from elopements (ask about the Just the Two of Us package) to destination affairs for 325. The experienced catering and event-planning staff will help you create the wedding of your dreams, whether it’s a reception with mountain views under the tent on the grand grounds or exchanging vows in front of an inviting fireplace – or on the golf course! With 96 rooms, the inn offers your guests the perfect place to stay.
Wedding Party on the Rocks - Sebasco Harbor Resort - Sebasco Estates, ME
Sebasco Harbor Resort

Mid-Coast Maine on Casco Bay Sebasco Estates, ME, 04565 Phone: 207-389-1161 Toll-Free: 866-389-2072

This coastal resort’s views, not the wedding price tag, will take your breath away

The views are breathtaking from almost every wedding venue at the Sebasco Harbor Resort, but that doesn’t mean the cost of your “I do’s” has to take your breath away. Each wedding is unique and customized to your needs, and that includes your budget. Whether you choose a big affair in the Cornelius Room with its wraparound windows and lake and harbor views or a smaller ceremony and reception amid the rose gardens of the Pool Lawn, the resort’s gracious, dedicated staff will work with you to make sure your day is more than memorable – and affordable. The 450-acre resort resort also offers an elopement package for the two of you and two guests.
Outdoor Wedding Ceremony - Castle in the Clouds - Moultonborough, NH - Photo Credit Rick Bouthiette
Castle in The Clouds

Route 171 - 455 Old Mountain Road Moultonborough, NH, 03254 Phone: 603-476-5900

Budget-conscious couples can celebrate in style at this mountaintop estate

All kinds of options await couples who decide to tie the knot at the fabulous Castle in the Clouds. From the choice of spectacularly scenic venues to a selection of caterers to activities for guests, this mountaintop estate is the ideal location for those seeking memorable celebrations without breaking their budgets. Lush lawns, meadows and gardens, carriage houses and rooms overlooking Lake Winnipesaukee are among the venues for ceremonies and receptions, whether it’s a small ceremony on an oval lawn overlooking the lake or a big blowout bash under a tent by a pond. Staff will help you with a selection of expert caterers and advice. Guests will be dazzled by this mountaintop mansion, reflecting all the romance of the 1910s and 1920s.
Affordable Weddings - Madison Beach Hotel - Madison, CT
Madison Beach Hotel

94 West Wharf Road Madison, CT, 06443 Phone: 203-245-1404

Affordable wedding packages at this upscale resort

Dreaming of a wedding on the beach that fits your budget? Special package pricing and guest minimums are available for weddings hosted from January through April at this elegant Connecticut shoreline boutique hotel. Your every wish will be met and exceeded by the Madison’s wedding and culinary teams who are on hand to help you celebrate your own unique wedding celebration, delight your senses, and create life-long memories. The resort features, un-paralleled views, impeccable hospitality, and first-rate service and amenities. From the moment you arrive until you set off for your honeymoon destination, the hotel staff will take care of your vehicle, your belongings and your special needs. Hosting just one wedding a day, the focus is on you.
Outdoor Bride and Groom - Hilton Mystic - Mystic, CT
Hilton Mystic

20 Coogan Boulevard Mystic, CT, 06355 Phone: 860-572-0731

Plan an affordable wedding filled with romance and history

Hold your affordable wedding in a setting where romance and history meet a renowned name brand hotel. The experienced and dedicated event and catering staff will handle the details, help you meet your dreams, and fit it all within your budget. Book comfortable rooms and suites for your family and guests. Celebrate your ceremony, rehearsal dinner or wedding reception in one of several ballrooms sized and customized just for your wedding gathering. Book the Commodore parlor room for your own spacious bridal suite. Best of all you can offer your guests the magic of Mystic, with its many attractions – the perfect backdrop for a celebration never to be forgotten.
BW Bride & Bridesmaids - Porches Inn - North Adams, MA
Porches Inn at MASS MoCA

231 River Street North Adams, MA, 01247 Phone: 413-664-0400

Artistic wedding touches a specialty at this boutique inn near MASSMoCA

It’s not surprising that intimate weddings with an artistic touch are a specialty at the Porches Inn at MASS MoCA. Inside and out, this lovely boutique inn reflects its location next to the famous art museum, with engaging design and a sense of relaxing whimsy. Event staff work with wedding couples to stay on track and on budget, customizing cuisines and reception sites. Venues for your quiet rehearsal dinner or rocking reception for up to 40 people include indoor spaces with light and 20-foot ceilings or a cozy breakfast room next to the expansive porch. Outside, there’s the wedding glen, a deck on top of a hill in the middle of a native woodland garden, or the woodland gazebo.
Bride & Groom on the Dock - Fisherman's Wharf Inn - Boothbay Harbor, ME
Fisherman's Wharf Inn

22 Commercial Street Boothbay Harbor, ME, 04538 Phone: Toll-Free: 800-628-6872

Location, service, creative cuisine: It’s the perfect wedding weekend package

The Fisherman’s Wharf Inn is that magical combination of perfect picturesque location (at the end of a working pier), superior service, award-winning dining and attention to detail, including your budget, which makes it an ideal part of your wedding plans. The intimate hotel is a charming site for rehearsal dinners or receptions for up to 50 guests: Gorgeous water views are everywhere, and the chefs will work with you to come up with your special locally sourced menu. Guests who stay at the inn will enjoy spacious oceanfront accommodations with all the modern touches and nearby entertainment ranging from theater and botanical gardens to whale watches, scenic cruises, golf, hiking and kayaking.
Wedding Ceremony BW - The Reluctant Panther Inn & Restaurant - Manchester Village, VT
Reluctant Panther Inn & Restaurant

39 West Road Manchester Village, VT, 05254 Phone: 802-362-2586 Toll-Free: 800-822-2331

Boutique inn helps wedding couples celebrate in style and within their budget

Wedding couples who are keeping an eye on their budget will find they have to sacrifice none of the warmth and beauty of a Vermont wedding when they choose the Reluctant Panther Inn and Restaurant as their venue. Off-peak times and dates are available, and the ceremonies, whether they are inside the charming inn or outside in a gorgeous garden, are just as perfect. Inn staff will help you customize your day, or weekend (consider renting the entire 20-room inn), including gourmet reception food that your guests will rave about. A “Just Say ‘I Do’” Elopement Package is also available, including an intimate setting, bouquets and boutonnieres, sparkling wine and truffles in your room and a three-course gourmet dinner.
Bride & Groom on Porch - Echo Lake Inn - Ludlow, VT
Echo Lake Inn

at Tyson, on Route 100, 2 Dublin Road Ludlow, VT, 05149 Phone: 802-228-8602 Toll-Free: 800-356-6844

A magical wedding at this inn does not mean making your budget disappear

Let the dedicated wedding coordinators at the Echo Lake Inn, built in 1840 as an elegant Victorian summer hotel, help you plan a special, magical day, or weekend, that fits your budget. Dining options, provided by the inn’s award-winning restaurant, can be personalized. And ceremonies, whether near the crystal-clear lake, on the lawn or another picturesque site, are designed to be relaxed yet traditional. A monthly newsletter provides trends, ideas and DIY projects to make your wedding affordable, memorable – and fun. (Past themed weddings have ranged from vintage to old-fashioned carnival.) A day-of coordinator will make sure every detail is attended to, from your cocktail reception on the porch to final desserts under the stars.
Flower Girl & Boy - Village by the Sea - Wells, ME - Photo Credit Double Take Photography
Village By The Sea

1373 Post Road Wells, ME, 04090 Phone: 207-646-1100 Toll-Free: 800-444-8862

Yes, you can afford that classic wedding by the ocean in Maine

If you think getting married by the coast in Maine will break your budget, you need to contact the dedicated wedding staff at Village by the Sea, 11 acres by the ocean in Wells, where you can choose from among several wedding packages, all of which can be customized to help fit your individual tastes and budget. Ceremony and photo sites include outside under a pergola or in a garden; cocktail hours are lovely on the spacious patio; and receptions for up to 200 can be held in the elegant ballroom, perfect for DJs and dancing. Special discounts are offered for non-Saturday or off-season (November through March) weddings. Or, ask about the popular Sunday Brunch Wedding Package.
Mountain Wedding View - Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa - Whitefield, NH - Photo credit Anne Skidmore Photography
Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa

Mountain View Road Whitefield, NH, 03598 Phone: 888-260-4929

Hold the wedding of your dreams in the White Mountains and within your budget

This historic and scenic location could not be more perfect for your special wedding in New Hampshire’s Presidential Range. The setting affords unforgettable panoramic views nestled amidst 400 acres of landscaped grounds. Plan the affordable wedding of your dreams with the resort’s professional wedding coordinators who will address every detail to your preferences and dreams. Hold your bridal ceremony, reception, and rehearsal dinner indoors in the Crystal Ballroom or Presidential Ballroom, or outdoors on the Grand Fountain Terrace, Overlook Lawn, Waterfall Terrace, or Presidential Promenade. There are four on-site restaurants, 141 luxurious guest rooms, and an award-winning spa and wellness center for you and your guests and wedding package within your budget. Summer or winter, hold your affordable wedding here. Photo credit: Anne Skidmore Photography.
Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort Unique Wedding Venues Hancock MA
Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort

37 Corey Road -- Route 43 Hancock, MA, 01237 Phone: 413-738-5500 Toll-Free: 800-882-8859

Venues (and views) for every budget at mountain resort

At Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort, you can have the wedding of your dreams without the nightmare of coming home to a huge after-the-honeymoon bill. Let the resort wedding planners help you craft a ceremony, reception and menu to fit your budget. And that doesn’t mean skimping on the details to make your day memorable, from a breath-taking mountaintop ceremony and lodge reception for all your friends and family, up to 350 folks, to a more intimate setting of up to 40 people in a cozy country inn. One thing every venue features that comes totally free: the amazing vistas seen from 2,380 feet up. That panoramic view, coupled with the resort’s impeccable service, is guaranteed to make your wedding a dream.
Mountain Wedding Holiday Inn Club Vacations Mount Ascutney Resort Brownsville Vermont
Holiday Inn Club Vacations Mount Ascutney Resort

485 Hotel Road Brownsville, VT, 05037 Phone: 802-923-5948

Dream Vermont weddings to fit every budget

Whether a big event, something small and intimate or somewhere in between, Holiday Inn Club Vacations® Mount Ascutney Resort has packages to fit every budget. Plus, we offer discounted rooms to you and your guests on overnight stays. The natural beauty of Mount Ascutney provides a picturesque mountain setting that is perfect for your ceremony. Then, continue the celebration in a beautifully decorated ballroom with delicious Vermont cuisine prepared exclusively by The Maple Kitchen, our on-site restaurant. Our spacious villas make it easy to prep and be pampered for your big day and we offer exciting amenities including indoor/outdoor pools, basketball courts, a movie theater, a game room and a full-service gym that can turn your celebration into a fun-filled vacation for you and your guests. Our team is ready to create your wedding to remember, so contact us today.
Truffle Wedding Cake 500x250 - Harbor Light Inn - Marblehead, MA
Harbor Light Inn

58 Washington Street Marblehead, MA, 01945 Phone: 781-631-2186

Plan your affordable wedding in an historic and romantic setting

An affordable wedding in one of the country’s top ten romantic inns has a nice “ring” to it. Set in two elegant Federalist mansions filled with working fireplaces, the buildings have been connected to form an elegant Inn. You’re in the heart of the historic harbor district in a town full of fine shops, galleries and great restaurants. You and your family and friends will find every luxury and amenity including an intimate and popular Tavern plus first class accommodations and amenities found in only the finest of lodgings and hotel facilities. And the concierge will see to it that every detail from local florists, photographer, rentals, caterers, to off-site local event locations will be addressed without breaking your budget.
Wedding Bride - Meadowmere Resort and Hotel - Ogunquit, ME
Meadowmere Resort and Hotel

74 South Main Street Ogunquit, ME, 03907 Phone: 207-646-9661 Toll-Free: 800-633-8713

Let our coastal resort accommodate your family, friends on the big day

Let the Meadowmere Resort take care of accommodations for you and your wedding guests while you focus on your big day. The family-owned resort, an hour from Boston and a walk to Ogunquit Beach, can set aside a block of rooms that will not break the bank. For the wedding couple, the honeymoon suite has a Jacuzzi, fireplace and plenty of space for getting ready on the special day. You and your guests can relax in an indoor heated pool, Roman Bath (with Jacuzzi and whirlpool), at the cozy West Meadow Pub or in charming nearby Ogunquit village. Hotel staff can suggest a perfect oceanside site for your ceremony and recommend local vendors. A romantic honeymoon getaway package features the honeymoon suite, Swedish massage, champagne, gift basket and dinner.
Emerson Inn Affordable Weddings Rockport MA
The Emerson Inn

1 Cathedral Avenue Rockport, MA, 01966 Phone: 978-546-6321

Rockport inn weddings designed to fit your dreams and budget

The Emerson Inn is more than an exquisite site for weddings, with its ocean views and varied venues, each offering its own charms. It is also a place devoted to the idea of giving the wedding couple the ceremony and reception that fits their vision – and their budget. Whether you are having a small elopement or a huge wedding, dedicated coordinators will help you choose a venue, from the inn’s sweeping lawn and gardens to the spectacular ocean-view Grand Parlor; catering menu, from buffets to formal plated dinners, including kid-friendly options to contain costs; and all the other details (music, florists, photos, cake) that will make your day, and night, magical. Affordable packages are also available for guest accommodations.
Wedding Outdoors Stonehurst Manor North Conway New Hampshire
Stonehurst Manor

3351 White Mountain Highway North Conway, NH, 03860 Phone: 603-356-3113 Toll-Free: 800-525-9100

Affordable afternoon weddings in Victorian elegance

This romantic Manor House near North Conway offers affordable weddings in a spectacular mountain setting. The Manor serves over 50,000 guests each year in their dining room, so afternoon weddings do not interrupt dinner service allowing weddings to be more affordable. Tent Weddings for up to 150 guests are available from May through mid-October with ample space for entertainment and a bar. You’ll also have use of the unique wedding garden. Ceremonies are planned for 12 noon, dinner will be served by 3:00 pm, and entertainment may continue until 7:00 pm. Plan a tent wedding on a Sunday and save $500. Additional per person savings are available year-round. Plan a site visit to discuss your special requests, pricing and availability.
Wedding Cake & Kiss - Cape Codder Resort & Spa - Hyannis, MA - Credit Angela Greenlaw Photography
Cape Codder Resort & Spa

1225 Iyannough Road Hyannis, MA, 02601 Phone: 855-562-1988

No detail too small for the dedicated wedding staff at this Cape resort

With great attention to detail, and to your budget, the staff at the Cape Codder Resort & Spa will help you plan – and enjoy – the affordable wedding of your dreams. Let the resort arrange for a beach or courtyard ceremony, a reception in the elegant Crystal Room or the spacious ballroom. Whether you opt for a backyard barbecue buffet, a Cape Cod clambake or a sophisticated sit-down dinner from the resort’s award-winning chef, your guests will be delighted with the artfully presented cuisine and the stunning surroundings. Make a weekend of it: Give your bridesmaids a spa day at the luxurious Beach Plum Spa or just relax and kick back in the resort pool, water park or fitness center.
Mapleview Gardens - Lake Morey Resort - Fairlee, VT
Lake Morey Resort

1 Clubhouse Road Fairlee, VT, 05045 Phone: 802-333-4311 Toll-Free: 800-423-1211

Resort Is Eager to Help Host a Wedding You Can Afford

Lake Morey Resort, a year-round destination for enjoying the beauty of the Green Mountain State, is a family-owned property, and that means, among other things, that its staff wants to help you plan the best wedding ever, even on a limited budget. Resort staff can work with you to create a wedding you can afford, offering a variety of options, from function rooms to menus. Almost any wedding need or tradition can be sized for your budget. Once your party arrives, the lake, woods, and natural beauty of Vermont are included at no extra charge.
Publick House Historic Inn On the Common Wedding Tent Sturbridge MA
Publick House Historic Inn On the Common

277 Main Street - Route 131 Sturbridge, MA, 01566 Phone: 508-347-3313 Toll-Free: 800-782-5425

Marry in historic style for less than you think

Celebrate the New England wedding of your dreams at a price you can afford at this historic full-service destination wedding venue in Sturbridge, MA. Since 1771, rustic charm and Yankee hospitality have brought couples here to say their vows. Choose from year-round wedding packages for small intimate affairs and larger ceremonies and receptions in private banquet rooms and picturesque country settings that can accommodate up to 220. The experienced team of wedding consultants will help you address every need from time-lines, menu and linen selections, seating plans, and lodging, to custom designed wedding cakes created by the talented pastry chefs in the renowned Bake Shoppe. You’ll also receive the prime vendor listing of florists, entertainment, photographers, horse drawn carriages, and more.
Dock Wedding - Point Sebago Golf Resort - Casco, ME
Point Sebago Golf Resort

261 Point Sebago Road Casco, ME, 04015 Phone: 207-558-8000 Toll-Free: 800-655-1232

Weddings by Sebago Lake need not break the bank

Fun. Well-organized. Laid-back. Those are the words wedding couples and their parents have used to describe their ceremonies and receptions at Point Sebago. They might also have mentioned: Not expensive. Whether you are planning an intimate family-only ceremony or a bash for 200, the resort staff will work with you to keep costs (and stress levels) down. Memorable ceremonies, for example, can be held in a picnic grove on the shores of Sebago Lake, followed by a beach barbecue with chicken and baked beans for less than $30 per person. Even catered receptions in the spacious Pine Room or Beach Pavilion, complete with white chairs, white tablecloths and strings of sparkling lights, start at less than $45 per person.
Barn Wedding - Mountain Top Inn & Resort - Chittenden, VT
Mountain Top Inn & Resort

195 Mountain Top Road Chittenden, VT, 05737 Phone: 802-483-2311

Celebrate the high quality and affordability of your wedding

Any time of year, celebrate your big day in a magnificent setting on 350 private acres overlooking Green Mountain National Forest in central Vermont. Plan an affordable, cozy or more lavish affair starting with the exchange of vows in a beautifully decorated barn loft or outside on a picture perfect grassy knoll. You’ll be guided by seasoned wedding and hospitality planners who will assist you to create a one of a kind wedding experience within your vision and budget while offering the add-ons and frills of your choice. Enjoy a celebration filled with spectacular vistas, outstanding accommodations, and matchless cuisine. Congratulations. You’re first decision as a couple to be married at this magnificent resort shows your remarkable teamwork and wisdom.
Newlyweds - York Harbor Inn - York Harbor, ME
York Harbor Inn

Coastal Route 1A -- 480 York Street York Harbor, ME, 03911 Phone: 207-363-5119 Toll-Free: 800-343-3869

Affordability, as well as elegance, are priorities at this coastal inn

There are so many wedding possibilities and packages to choose from at the York Harbor Inn, that finding one to suit your budget is no problem. Get married oceanside in the beautiful Hartley Mason Reserve steps from the upscale inn, or exchange your vows in one of the inn’s seven exquisitely decorated function rooms, some with ocean views or fireplaces. Special packages offer reduced rates for weddings for 50 guests January through May and November through December, as well as for Friday and Sunday weddings. Elopement packages, which include a luxury guestroom for two nights, are also available. But every wedding is custom-planned to ensure you are delighted with everything from your sit-down dinner to rooms for your guests.

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