Small & Intimate Wedding Venues in New England

An intimate wedding with just a few very special friends and family members creates a happy and memorial day with few worries. Inns and resorts and unusual venues like parks and museums can help you plan a small, beautiful wedding day with just the right amount of fuss and frill, for a select guest list. All the pleasures of a wedding day – flowers, music, food, photos – can be easily scaled down in scope (and cost). You can host a lovely small wedding on a Cape Cod beach, a mountainside in Vermont, in the great room of a Connecticut vineyard, at an art museum, or in the quiet back yard of a bed and breakfast. The possibilities are vast, and all of them include the year-round natural beauty of New England.

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

With mountains as a gorgeous backdrop, resort a popular spot for smaller weddings

Small weddings still get big-time attention from the experienced staff at the Steele Hill Resorts, overlooking glacial lakes and magnificent mountains in the heart of the Lakes Region. Imagine exchanging vows under a floral arch with mountains as the romantic backdrop. Celebrate with an elegant sit-down dinner under a tent on a manicured lawn or in the elegantly rustic Carriage House. The resort has a long track record of working with leading wedding vendors in the industry and can help you plan your perfect day. As a destination wedding location, the resort is unmatched, with spacious suites and townhouses and a full slate of on-site activities, from tennis and golf to hiking, fishing and skating. There are four pools, hot tubs, and a health club for guests to enjoy.

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Wedding at the Lighthouse - The Nantucket Hotel & Resort - Nantucket, MA - Photo Credit Anne Lee Photography
The Nantucket Hotel & Resort

77 Easton Street Nantucket, MA, 02554 Phone: 508-228-4747 Toll-Free: 866-807-6011

Romantic resort on an even more romantic island a class location for intimate weddings

Nantucket has been welcoming romantic couples for generations, so it’s a natural location for your more intimate wedding. At the Nantucket Hotel & Resort, the island’s only year-round hotel, they want to help you throw a romantic ceremony and reception that you and your guests will remember for years. That might mean coordinating a beachside ceremony, including getting you and your wedding party to and from the beach in an antique vehicle, followed by a cocktail reception on the resort terrace. Or it might mean a ceremony and elegant reception in the Grand Ballroom, with a dance floor, bar, stage and high ceilings. With in-house catering, spectacular views, a stellar staff and prominent downtown location, the resort is ready to help you make memories to last a lifetime.
Breakwater Stroll - Hotel 1620 - Plymouth, MA
Hotel 1620 at Plymouth Harbor

180 Water Street Plymouth, MA, 02360 Phone: 508-747-4900 Toll-Free: 866-719-8185

Hotel by the harbor specializes in making your wedding an extraordinary experience

You have your own vision for how you want your small wedding to be, and at Hotel 1620 Plymouth Harbor, they are listening. Turning special events into extraordinary ones is important to the professional staff at the hotel, which sits across the street from Cape Cod Bay and the picturesque harbor. Have your ceremony outside, with the Atlantic as the dramatic backdrop, then celebrate in style with an expertly catered meal in the Atlantic Room. With its floor-to-ceiling windows and chandeliers, it’s an elegant place for your creative buffet or sit-down dinner and for dancing into the night. Several wedding packages are available, as well as discounts for blocks of rooms in the hotel, which is close to historic sites, attractions and restaurants.
Wedding Family - Migis Lodge on Sebago Lake - South Casco, ME
Migis Lodge on Sebago Lake

30 Migis Lodge Road South Casco, ME, 04077 Phone: 207-655-4524

Make your day magical with a destination wedding at lakeside resort in the pines

Magical and memorable: That’s how couples and guests have described their wedding celebrations at Migis Lodge on Sebago Lake in beautiful southern Maine. The resort is perfect for those planning smaller gatherings. Exchange your vows with a glistening lake and the Western Mountains in the background. Have your pictures taken under the pines or on a dock jutting into the lake. Have a cozy cocktail party or elegant sit-down or buffet dinner in the inviting rustic Main Lodge. Let the event and catering staff help you customize everything from decor to dining options. Then let your guests have a mini-vacation, staying in one of the resort’s lodge rooms or cottages, with fireplaces, sitting areas and balconies and porches with stunning lake views.

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Wedding Chair Lift - Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort - Hancock, MA - Photo Credit: Kiersten Vallieries Photography
Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort

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

Smaller wedding venues include a mountaintop, by a brook or before a stone fireplace

The mountain may be big, but that doesn’t mean your smaller wedding will be overshadowed. At Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort, there are a variety of romantic venues both for exchanging “I do’s” and for celebrating afterward. Have your ceremony on top of the mountain, beside a babbling brook or before a giant stone fireplace in a rustic ski lodge. An intimate dinner can be served in the lodge (followed by s’mores around the patio fire pits) or in the Fisher Room, a traditional ballroom in the on-site Country Inn. The ballroom has an adjacent fireside lounge overlooking the mountains. The culinary team will work with you to create the dinner or buffet of your dreams, and a coordinator will be by your side throughout to ensure your day is worry-free.
Bride & Groom at the Altar - Adair Country Inn - Bethlehem, NH
Adair Country Inn and Restaurant

80 Guider Lane Bethlehem, NH, 03574 Phone: 603-444-2600 Toll-Free: 888-444-2600

Countryside inn provides that special intimate feeling you’re seeking for your wedding day

Only a countryside inn can provide that cozy, intimate aura you are seeking for your special, smaller wedding. At the Adair Country Inn and Restaurant, a classic colonial-style inn with views of the White Mountains, your ceremony can be held in an exquisite garden, by a gazebo and lily pond or in a charming restaurant, tea room, recreation den or deluxe fireplace room. A wedding planner and catering team will work with you on everything from delicious reception or cocktail-party menus to bouquets and idyllic sites for that perfect photograph. The inn’s Elopement Package includes a garden ceremony and sumptuous three-course meal. Honeymoon in a suite with a private balcony overlooking the mountains and explore this enchanting inn’s intricate gardens and walking paths together.
Bride & Groom Embrace - Winnetu Oceanside Resort - Edgartown, MA
Winnetu Oceanside Resort

At South Beach on Martha's Vineyard -- 31 Dunes Road Edgartown, MA, 02539 Phone: 508-310-1733 Toll-Free: 866-335-1133

Have your small, stunning wedding ceremony and reception at this elegant island resort

You want your wedding to be an intimate affair – but you still want it to be stunning. At the Winnetu Oceanside Resort, they can make that happen. Exchange vows on South Beach or on the deck at the resort’s Dunes restaurant, with expansive ocean views – the perfect site for a small, scenic outdoor ceremony. Or, get married on the sweeping West Lawn, with a nearby cottage an ideal location for your bridal party to get ready, then walk to the ceremony. The Dunes’ upper level hosts grand receptions with a partitioned dining room for 20 to 60 people or a full room for 145. Customize your reception meal with the expert culinary staff. And let event planners take care of everything from transportation to accommodations.
Wedding Couple at the River - Riverwalk Resort at Loon Mountain - Lincoln, NH
RiverWalk Resort at Loon

22 South Mountain Drive Lincoln, NH, 03251 Phone: 603-745-7500

Celebrate your intimate vineyard wedding amidst the captivating White Mountains

RiverWalk Resort at Loon Mountain, in collaboration with Seven Birches Winery, provides the ideal backdrop for an exclusive celebration. Our dedicated wedding experts and culinary professionals are on hand to tailor every detail, coordinating everything from photographers to floral arrangements, ensuring your day unfolds just as you've envisioned. Indulge in our luxurious suites that offer mesmerizing views from private balconies, making it a splendid stay for both the newlyweds and their guests. Elevate the experience with a couple’s massage or explore bridal spa and skincare treatments at our Solstice North Day Spa. Additionally, we have unique mid-week elopement and micro wedding packages for those seeking a more intimate affair.
Wedding Party - Boston Harbor Hotel - Boston, MA
Boston Harbor Hotel

70 Rowes Wharf Boston, MA, 02119 Phone: 617-439-7000 Toll-Free: 800-752-7077

Attentive staff ensures no detail will be overlooked for your intimate wedding ceremony, reception

You are planning to have a smaller, more intimate wedding, but you still want an elegant, exclusive ambiance and attentive service on your big day. That is exactly what the Boston Harbor Hotel offers, transforming its versatile event spaces into magical settings for small weddings, micro-weddings and elopements. The hotel’s dramatic water views and exceptional staff members ensure your wedding will be memorable, with every detail exactly as you envisioned. Menus, designed by the hotel’s exemplary culinary team to suit your individual tastes, can be prepared for everything from butler-passed canapés to sumptuous sit-down dinners and late-night snacks. You and your guests will feel truly special with a stay in the hotel’s luxurious rooms and suites, with sweeping harbor and city views.
Kiss the Bride - Castle in the Clouds - Moultonborough, NH
Castle in The Clouds

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

Romantic settings with expansive lake, mountain views will make your smaller wedding magical

Intimate and romantic, your smaller wedding requires just the right setting to be both inviting and memorable – and that is exactly what Castle in the Clouds provides to wedding couples and their guests. Exchange your vows in the manicured oval lawn of the Castle Garden, with a Gilded Age fountain and bright flowers. Have your cocktail reception on the Carriage House Terrace, with panoramic views, then adjourn to the warm and cozy Winnipesaukee Room, with its dramatic lake views and wood-beamed ceilings, for dining and dancing. Or, have a small tented reception by the pretty Meadows at Shannon Pond. Several wedding packages will make your planning stress-free, and Castle in the Clouds offers three different catering companies for you to consider, each providing the perfect menu.
Wedding Cake & Kiss - Cape Codder Resort & Spa - Hyannis, MA - Credit Angela Greenlaw Photography
Cape Codder Resort & Spa

1225 Iyannough Road Hyannis, MA, 02601 Phone: 855-861-4370

Warm, welcoming inn the ideal location for your unique, intimate ceremony and reception

Warm and welcoming, the Dan’l Webster Inn and Spa offers a variety of intimate settings to make your small wedding an enchanting, memorable affair. Have your ceremony in a colorful perennial garden, by a gazebo or in a cozy indoor venue. Or, let the inn coordinate your ceremony on one of Sandwich’s lovely beaches. Dine on award-winning cuisine, served buffet or sit-down style, in the inn’s Conservatory, Music Room or Heritage Room. The inn offers a list of suggested vendors for everything from flowers to music, as well as all-inclusive and customizable wedding packages. Relax before the ceremony in the on-site spa, stay in one of the inn’s luxurious suites, and plan a day-after brunch for friends and family.
Wedding Reception Tent - Westbrook Inn B&B - Westbrook, CT
Westbrook Inn B&B

976 Boston Post Road Westbrook, CT, 06498 Phone: 860-399-4777

Smaller ceremonies are a specialty at this beautiful inn with gorgeous intimate-wedding venues

Elegant elopement ceremonies and memorable micro weddings are a specialty at the Westbrook Inn Bed & Breakfast on the Connecticut shoreline. Exchange your vows in a vintage gazebo draped with flowers, under an arbor overlooking the river or in the vintage inn. Have a picnic on the beach afterward or a celebration on the riverfront lawn. Wedding packages include everything from a ceremony for just the two of you to a two-night wedding weekend for 20 guests who will stay in the inn’s 10 distinctive rooms, some with fireplaces, and enjoy sumptuous breakfasts, complimentary bikes and kayaks to launch from the inn’s private dock. The inn provides a day-of coordinator and help choosing vendors for catering, photography, flowers and everything else you need for your special day.
Wedding Fireworks - Ocean House Resort - Watch Hill, RI - Photo Credit Leila Brewster Photography
Ocean House Resort

1 Bluff Avenue Watch Hill, RI, 02891 Phone: Toll-Free: 877-346-9442

Intimate weddings given major attention at this charming resort by the sea

There is nothing small about more intimate weddings at the Ocean House, where you will receive the same exceptional planning and day-of service, five-star cuisine and spectacular venues for your wedding with 10 guests as the next weekend’s wedding for 250. Exquisite indoor and outdoor spaces include the rich, wooded Drawing Room, the East Lawn with breathtaking ocean views and steps away from a romantic beach boardwalk, and the private, white-sand beach itself, where you can exchange your vows under a floral arbor, then dine with your guests under a lovely tent. Chefs will work with you to ensure your reception menu, whether it’s a buffet, barbecue or three-course plated dinner, reflects your vision for your big day. Ocean House was recently named to Forbes Magazine's list of "Most Luxurious Hotels & Spas", and is one of the top 100 hotels in the world among Travel + Leisure readers.

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Bride & Groom on Rocky Beach - Cliff House Maine - Cape Neddick, ME
Cliff House

591 Shore Road Cape Neddick, ME, 03902 Phone: 207-361-1000 Toll-Free: 855-210-6901

Smaller weddings are a big deal for the culinary, planning staffs at this scenic ocean resort

Small weddings are not given minor treatment at the Cliff House, one of New England’s most captivating waterfront destinations. To the contrary! Experienced culinary and wedding specialists will work with you to ensure your dream of a perfect wedding ceremony and reception comes true. The North Point Lawn is a spectacular setting for ceremonies, the Atlantic in the background, the sound of waves crashing on the shore below. Have your cocktail party, or cocktail reception, on a gorgeous terrace or patio. Or, for unforgettable receptions of 75 to 150 guests, there’s the magnificent Atlantic Ballroom with stunning ocean views from the double-height panoramic windows. The Spa at Cliff House can pamper your wedding party with mani/pedis, and day-of hair and makeup sessions.
Winter Wedding - Lake Morey Resort - Fairlee, VT - Photo Credit Jaclyn Schmitz
Lake Morey Resort

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

Resort nestled in Vermont’s hills will help you with your big plans for a smaller wedding

Do you have big plans for your small wedding? The Lake Morey Resort can help! Have your ceremony in a sweet garden with a gazebo, fountain and reflecting pool or one bordered by hemlocks and maples. How about a cocktail party afterward on a patio with views of the lake and mountains? Plan a small reception in the garden or patio or in the lovely Edgewater Room with lake views, a comfortable venue for up to 60 people. A wedding coordinator and day-of host will help with all the details so you can relax and enjoy your big day. Make it a destination wedding, and your guests will fall in love with the resort’s romantic setting and fun activities, from golf to kayaking to winter skiing and skating.
Daniels Room Reception - Southwick's Zoo - Mendon, MA
Southwick’s Zoo

2 Southwick Street Mendon, MA, 01756 Phone: 800-258-9182

Your unforgettable, picture-perfect wedding ceremony and reception – at the zoo!

From casual to elegant, your vision for a small, spectacular wedding can come true at an unforgettable location: Southwick’s Zoo. Set in the serene Blackstone River Valley, host your next intimate wedding in the beautiful Daniels Room, our full-service function facility, ideal for 30 to 140 guests. The Daniels Room offers a walk-out patio area and large fire pits, as well as built-in audio and video equipment. Choose from popular and freshly prepared menu selections from our Banquet Chef with the opportunity to customize your own menu. Our professional staff will ensure your day is perfect – and perfectly unforgettable.
Waterfront Wedding Ceremony - Spruce Point Inn - Boothbay Harbor, ME
Spruce Point Inn

88 Grandview Avenue Boothbay Harbor, ME, 04538 Phone: 207-633-4152 Toll-Free: 800-553-0289

Big dreams for your smaller wedding can come true at this inn by the sea

Your big dreams for your smaller wedding can come true at the Spruce Point Inn, where romance is definitely in the Maine air. There’s time to take romantic walks along the shore or wake to misty mornings in the spruces. As for the big day itself, dedicated planners will help you decide on the ideal venue, from sites on the gorgeous grounds (including under a tent on the picturesque courtyard) to the Oceanfront Deck (also a great place for cocktail receptions and morning-after brunches). Or perhaps it’s just you and a few friends in front of a wood-burning fireplace in a perfect cottage or contemporary townhouse. Delectable menus are customizable.
Outdoor Wedding Ceremony - Inn at Hastings Park - Lexington, MA
Inn at Hastings Park

2027 Massachusetts Avenue Lexington, MA, 02421 Phone: 781-301-6660

Smaller weddings have an elegant, intimate feel at this much-honored Lexington inn

Elegant and intimate, the Inn at Hastings Park promises wedding couples the most romantic venues for smaller gatherings. Coupled with the most detail-oriented planning services and the most delectable reception menus, your celebration is ensured to be a big success. Ceremony spaces include a sweeping side lawn edged with trees or the front steps of the magnificent Relais & Chateaux Inn. Reception venues include the Inn’s scenic wraparound porch, the exquisite Culinary Garden, the chic Artistry or Gallery Room and, from November to April, the magical INNgloo Wonderland featuring four glittering igloos with six-person capacities. Work with the experienced culinary staff to customize your menu. The Inn also offers a micro wedding package for up to 30 guests, featuring accommodations, bouquet and boutonniere, wedding cake, photo session and ceremony, cocktail hour and reception spaces.
Wedding Cake - Woodstock Inn Brewery - North Woodstock, NH
Woodstock Inn Brewery

135 Main Street North Woodstock, NH, 03262 Phone: 603-745-3951 Toll-Free: 800-321-3985

Small weddings a specialty at this charming inn amid N.H.’s White Mountains

Memories are made at the Woodstock Inn Brewery, where smaller weddings are particularly lovely. Have your ceremony or reception inside the welcoming inn or outside in a gorgeous garden looking out at the vistas so unique to the White Mountains. The inn specializes in New England family-style receptions and ceremonies, with delicious food (and hand-crafted and custom-labeled brews, of course). Photo opportunities – by the water, next to a pretty stone wall – are plentiful, and the dedicated staff is ready to help make your day worry-free. Overnight accommodations include 40 uniquely styled rooms and suites, including the Bridal Veil room, perfect for the wedding couple, with a private entrance, fireplace, whirlpool tub and private deck. Have your rehearsal dinner, ceremony, reception and after-party all in one picturesque location.
Outdoor Wedding Arch - Woodstock Inn & Resort - Woodstock, VT
Woodstock Inn & Resort

Fourteen The Green Woodstock, VT, 05091 Phone: 802-457-1100 Toll-Free: 888-471-4021

Stunning smaller weddings a specialty at this multiple-venue picturesque resort

A stunning Vermont inn, a ceremony with a white-barn backdrop or in a room overlooking gardens in bloom, exceptional dining and attentive planning services: At the Woodstock Inn & Resort, that’s a recipe for a memorable small wedding. Have your ceremony on the Garden Terrace, with the bride entering through French doors, or in the intimate Garden Parlor. A classic white barn is the perfect backdrop for a lovely lawn ceremony. Reception sites ideal for more intimate gatherings include the Country Club, an historic barn at the Billings Farm & Museum, the Garden Terrace and the Red Barns at Kelly Way Gardens, with newly renovated barns featuring gorgeous woodworking. Meals can be tailored to your visions, and guests will love staying at this classic inn in the heart of Woodstock.
Wedding Ceremony BW - The Reluctant Panther Inn & Restaurant - Manchester Village, VT
Reluctant Panther Inn & Restaurant

39 West Road Manchester Village, VT, 05254 Phone: 802-362-2568 Toll-Free: 800-822-2331

Romantic and welcoming, boutique inn is idyllic location for intimate weddings

Romantic, charming, welcoming: If that is the atmosphere you are seeking for your smaller wedding, you will find it at The Reluctant Panther Inn and Restaurant, nestled in the heart of Manchester Village. The experienced staff will help you arrange your special ceremony in a sweet garden. Enjoy a small cocktail gathering on the terrace, with Mt. Equinox in the distance, then intimate dining in the award-winning restaurant’s private rooms. Ask about the inn’s Elopement Package, which includes overnight lodging, ceremony venue, justice of the peace, bouquets and/or boutonnieres, dinner in the restaurant and sparkling wine and truffles in your room. Overnight guests will enjoy staying in the elegant inn, where all 20 rooms and suites have fireplaces, marble baths and luxurious linens.
Bride in Waiting 500x250 - Harbor Light Inn - Marblehead, MA - Photo Credit Melissa Coe
Harbor Light Inn

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

Charming inn by picturesque harbor an inviting location for elopements, small weddings

Couples planning an elopement or small wedding will find the perfect environment for their nuptials at the Harbor Light Inn, a charming, historic hotel in the heart of Marblehead’s beautiful harbor district. A private room for your ceremony and dining afterward can host up to 50 people for cocktail receptions or 25 for dinner receptions. The inn’s concierge will help you arrange for florists, photographers, caterers or off-site ceremony receptions, among other services. Make it a destination weekend, and your guests will fall in love themselves – with their comfortable accommodations, some with fireplaces, four-poster or canopy beds and jetted tubs and all with personalized breakfast trays put together each morning. The inn’s welcoming tavern is a relaxing way to end a busy day of celebrating.
Indoor Wedding Ceremony - Briar Barn Inn - Rowley, MA - Photo Credit Karen Sparacio Photography
Briar Barn Inn

101 Main Street Rowley, MA, 01969 Phone: 978-653-5323

Smaller weddings with style a specialty at this elegant country inn just north of Boston

You want your smaller wedding to be special: So do the event planners at the picture-perfect Briar Barn Inn. And they can make that happen, starting with gorgeous venue possibilities, from a garden courtyard to a bistro-lit terrace to a sunlit barn restaurant. The country inn, in a lovely historic town, hosts memorable weddings for up to 100 people. Book the wedding studio at the on-site spa for makeup (and massages!), prepare for your big day in the hospitality suite, then relax and enjoy your big day. The inn’s culinary team has options from savory hors d’oeuvres like a tapas trio to fabulous entrees like grilled top sirloin (with added lobster tail if you like). End your evening with snacks and curated cocktail stations.
Summer Bride & Groom Kiss 500x250 - Grafton Inn - Grafton, VT
The Grafton Inn

92 Main Street Grafton, VT, 05146 Phone: 802-234-8718

Several scenic sites at this charming inn for your picture-perfect small wedding

You want your small wedding to be picture-perfect. At the Grafton Inn, they have several settings for that. Have your ceremony by the swimming pond, tucked away from the village, or have your guests sit under crab apple trees in the Community Garden. The Windham Parlor is very romantic as you exchange vows in front of a cozy fireplace. The inn also has several guest houses, offering lodging and lovely rooms for ceremonies. Ask about an all-inclusive package for micro weddings, including flowers, a justice of the peace, a plated dinner with wine and a wedding cake. The elopements package includes lodging, champagne, a dinner for two, a justice of the peace, bouquet and boutonniere. In-house planners and day-of coordinator are provided.
Elopement Wedding - Deerfield Inn - Deerfield, MA
Deerfield Inn

81 Old Main Street Deerfield, MA, 01342 Phone: 413-774-5587

Smaller weddings are something special at this historic inn set in a classic New England village

A cozy, elegant inn in the heart of a classic New England village is the perfect spot for your smaller wedding. At the historic Deerfield Inn, you can say your “I do’s” in the charming Beehive Parlor or on the terrace. Your guests can move outside, through French doors, to a patio and tent on the landscaped lawn. This light and happy space has its own bar and a fireplace. Smaller receptions can be held in Champney’s restaurant and tavern, with its fireplace, gleaming chandeliers and four large sunny embrasures. Dining options include bountiful buffets and more formal sit-down affairs as well as passed hors d’oeuvres and stations featuring everything from wings to quesadillas. The inn also offers an exquisite elopement package.
Outdoor Wedding - Eagle Mountain House - Jackson, NH
Eagle Mountain House & Golf Club

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

Welcoming mountain inn creates inspirational atmosphere for your more intimate wedding

Inspirational mountain celebrations are a specialty at the Eagle Mountain House & Golf Club, one of the few remaining “grand hotels” in the White Mountains. If you’re planning a smaller, more intimate wedding ceremony and reception, let the resort’s experienced event and catering staffs help you choose the perfect venue and handle all the details to make your day worry-free and just as you dreamed it would be. Exchange your vows on the inn’s magnificent wraparound veranda, the mountains in the distance, then celebrate with friends and family in the Carter Notch Room or in the expansive standalone Carriage House with a partially covered stone patio. Make it a destination wedding, with your guests enjoy comfortable rooms and suites with stunning views, a nine-hole golf course and seasonal outdoor pool.
Elopement - Inn at Ellis River - Jackson, NH
Inn at Ellis River

17 Harriman Road Jackson, NH, 03846 Phone: 603-383-9339 Toll-Free: 800-233-8309

Picturesque surroundings make your intimate wedding or elopement memorable

Intimate weddings and elopements are especially beautiful at the Inn at Ellis River, in the heart of the picturesque Mt. Washington Valley, NH. Exchange your vows by a river, gazebo or garden, or inside by a roaring fire or baby grand piano. Or, choose a site in scenic Jackson, NH: the historic “Honeymoon Bridge” or by a waterfall. Back at the inn, enjoy hors d’oeuvres, champagne and cake for up to 12 people. Wedding packages include a bouquet and boutonniere, champagne and flute mementos, cake and a two-night stay for the wedding couple in the Bridal Veil Falls Room, with a fireplace, patio and two-person jetted tub. The inn staff can recommend local photographers, justices of the peace, restaurants and other service providers to make planning your special gathering stress-free.
Outdoor Wedding Ceremony - Wild Trails Farm - Springfield, VT - Photo Credit Mountain Hearts Photography
Wild Trails Farm

174 Ruusunen Road Springfield, VT, 05156 Phone: 802-875-2275

Small weddings can still be spectacular at this countryside farm, lodge, retreat

Small but spectacular, weddings at Wild Trails Farm are memorable – and stress-free. Let staff help plan your perfect day, starting with a ceremony in an orchard overlooking a meadow, by a pond with mountains in the distance or on a sweeping lawn. Hold your reception, for up to 40 people, on a stone patio with picturesque country views (and direct access to a common room in case of rain) or in a rustic barn. The event planner will recommend catering options, photographers, florists and officiants. Your event reservation includes the property’s modern lodge. With six spacious bedrooms, cozy common areas, hiking/biking trails and a sauna, guests will enjoy a memorable, relaxing time away.
Intimate Weddings 2019 - 16 Bay View Hotel - Camden, ME
16 Bay View

16 Bay View Street Camden, ME, 04843 Phone: 844-213-7990

Hotel in heart of coastal Maine exclusive, elegant site for smaller weddings

Exclusive and intimate, 16 Bay View is the ideal site for your smaller destination wedding. The boutique hotel’s Vintage Room is a classic location for a private cocktail party or reception for up to 25 people; the exclusive rooftop terrace, with jaw-dropping water and park views, can host up to 45 guests. And the Curtis-Bok Banquet Room can seat up to 75 guests for an elegant plated dinner or buffet. Have your ceremony at the hotel or at a nearby site, including a chapel overlooking the bay. A dedicated event and culinary staff will make your big day worry-free. Accommodations at the hotel in the heart of vibrant Camden, steps from the harbor, include gas fireplaces and free-standing soaking tubs as well as breathtaking views.

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Arbor Kiss - Sterlilng Ridge Resort - Jeffersonville, VT
Sterling Ridge Resort

155 Sterling Ridge Drive Jeffersonville, VT, 05464 Phone: 802-644-8265

Mountain resort has big ideas, and packages, for your smaller wedding

Elopements, micro-weddings, intimate affairs: Whatever you call your small wedding, the Sterling Ridge Resort is ready to give it the big treatment it deserves. Exchange your vows by a pond or in the pond-side yard of a luxurious guest house, with stunning mountain views. Or, get married in the great room of a fabulous A-frame home with cathedral ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows looking out over the Green Mountains. Have your reception served in these luxurious homes or outside under a tent. And make it a memorable destination wedding for guests, who will love the comfy log cabin accommodations and being close to activities from hiking, biking and kayaking to golfing, zip lining and horseback riding. Winter activities include skiing, skating, sleigh rides and snowshoeing.
Couple on the Couch - Hotel on North - Pittsfield, MA
Hotel on North

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

Hotel in the Berkshires will make your smaller wedding as warm and inviting as you have imagined it to be

You want your wedding to have an intimate feel: warm and welcoming. At the Hotel on North, they can help you create that special feeling with your smaller wedding. The hotel’s dramatic Shire Hall has centuries-old exposed brick, vintage chandeliers, 11-foot ceilings and panoramic windows. It can comfortably host 80 people seated banquet style or 120 reception-style. Smaller rooms in the hotel are perfect for more intimate gatherings, each with furnishings and decor that add warmth and texture. Interior rooms are adjacent to an atrium with a lounge flooded with natural light from an exquisite skylight installation. The hotel’s detail-oriented staff and catering team will help ensure your day is as special and memorable as you envisioned. Overnight guests will fall in love with spacious, one-of-a-kind rooms.
Bride & Navy Groom - 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

Small weddings are just as memorable at this sophisticated resort on Cape Cod Bay

You are planning a smaller wedding with a more intimate feel, but you still want it to be unforgettable. The planning and catering staff at the Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club cannot wait to help make that happen for you. Private rooms on the second floor of the historic Nickerson Mansion are perfect for rehearsal dinners, ceremonies and small post-ceremony gatherings, with walk-out terraces featuring views of Cape Cod Bay. The mansion’s Carriage House is a romantic space for up to 100 guests. Or have your ceremony right on the beach, with the waves lapping onto the sand just a few feet away. Make your venue, your menu and your decor as unique as the two of you.
Small Outdoor Wedding - Scott Farm - Dummerston, VT
Scott Farm

707 Kipling Road Dummerston, VT, 05301 Phone: 802-254-6868

Cozy, romantic venues make this scenic farm ideal location for smaller weddings

If you are seeking the ideal Vermont location for your smaller wedding, perhaps with a cozy cabin perfect for your honeymoon, the Scott Farm has what you are looking for. Ceremonies for up to 20 people can be held at the tranquil, picturesque Dutton Farmhouse, followed by al fresco dining under a tent attached to the charming farmhouse. The booking includes two nights in the farmhouse for up to eight guests. It’s a great place for the family while the wedding couple stays in the cozy, romantic Sugar House, a rustic cabin at the edge of a stand of sugar maples, close to hiking, biking and skiing. Order a local treat basket for the next morning, filled with all the fresh fixings for your first breakfast as a married couple.
Wedding Carriage - Dan'l Webster Inn & Spa - Sandwich, MA
Dan'l Webster Inn and Spa

149 Main Street Historic Sandwich Village, MA, 02563 Phone: Toll-Free: 855-520-0550

Events Large and Small. Your choice.

In 2020 many couples had to alter their wedding plans and downsize. We are here to remind you that our quaint Inn has always specialized in smaller events. Have you been putting off planning your dream wedding because of size restrictions? Now is the time to start planning! We focus on 1 wedding a day—that ensures our staff is 100% dedicated to your event. So, tell us your dream. Together we can make all you envision a reality. Still unsure of hosting a large group? Ask about our Intimate Wedding Package.
House of the Seven Gables - Salem, MA
The House of the Seven Gables

225 Derby Street Salem, MA, 01970 Phone: 978-774-0991

Historic rooms, spectacular gardens, lush lawns lovely sites for smaller weddings

The charming rooms on The House of the Seven Gables' property that host smaller indoor weddings are not only warm and inviting: They’re also historic. The property’s 1682 Hooper-Hathaway House, for example, which can host a gathering for 25 to 30 people, was restored in Colonial Revival style but retains Jacobean details. The Plumstock-Holyoke Room can host up to 80 guests or be divided into two smaller rooms. Outdoor venues include spectacular gardens with summer and fall blooms, a small side lawn and the Seaside Lawn, with stunning waterfront views. Vendors for catering and other services are recommended, and a dedicated event staff member will guide you every step of the way, to make your smaller wedding as perfect as you imagined.
Hours: Open daily 10am - 6pm from March thru August, and by online reservation in November and December. Advance tickets highly recommended.
Summer Front View 500x250 - The Griswold Inn - Essex, CT
The Griswold Inn

36 Main Street Essex, CT, 06426 Phone: 860-767-1776

Seeking a cozy venue for your intimate wedding? This inn is your answer.

It’s hard not to use the word “cozy” when discussing the lovely Griswold Inn, which boats a heritage that harkens back to Revolutionary times. And that’s the perfect vibe for your intimate wedding ceremony and reception. Polished wood, exposed beams, glowing fireplaces, sparkling crystal on inviting tables: It’s the kind of warm atmosphere every wedding couple wants for their special gathering, whether you want a small dining room for 14 or a bigger venue. Call the inn’s experienced private events manager to discuss your celebration plans, from customized menus featuring fresh local ingredients and extensive wine lists to rehearsal dinners and farewell brunches. Check the website for the latest updates on health guidelines and to see the inn’s impeccable cleaning protocols.

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