Over the last nine years photographing weddings, I’ve captured moments at over 200 ceremonies from Maine to Rhode Island.  The following list are some of my most favorite and highly recommended wedding venues.  Not every place makes this list and no one pays to be on it.  So this is my insider scoop on the best New England wedding venues.

Church Landing: The Inn at Mill Falls

Meredith, NH
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An extraordinary venue!

Located in the heart of New Hampshire’s historic Lakes Region, The Inns and Spa at Mill Falls provide an extraordinary venue for your next event. Let the classic beauty and quiet grace of Lake Winnipesaukee provide the perfect setting for your special day. Our experienced event planners are ready to help you create a warm and memorable family reunion, a cozy anniversary party, a lively rehearsal dinner, or an elegant wedding. A total of 158 designer decorated guestrooms and function facilities for 50 to 250 awaits you. We welcome the opportunity of showing you our beautiful facilities in person.

Omni Mount Washington Resort

Bretton Woods, NH
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Plan your fairytale wedding at a fairytale resort. Set against a dramatic backdrop of high mountain peaks in the heart of New Hampshire’s beautiful White Mountain National Forest, the Omni Mount Washington Resort is the perfect place to begin your life together.

You can choose from many beautifully decorated wedding venues and areas within and surrounding the Omni Mount Washington Resort. You’ll also have easy access to the many facilities and activities at Bretton Woods, New Hampshire’s largest ski area. Your dream destination wedding is just a phone call away.

Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa

Whitefield, NH
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On mountain tops wedding dreams are whispered to the calming winds, which dance around the historic Mountain View Grand Resort. Hundreds of brides have chosen this one-of-a-kind New Hampshire, White Mountains location to begin their married life. And what a choice it is. The quiet magnificence of fading light on the mountain vistas changes every few minutes. Your guests will never forget the breathtaking mountain scenery and stunning architectural and natural surroundings, which are all part of your wedding gala.

Loon Mountain

Lincoln, NH
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800.229.LOON x5539

Loon is the ideal setting for your special day. Our summit amphitheater overlooks the scenic White Mountains, providing you and your guests a wedding ceremony that’s head and shoulders (actually, mountains) above the ordinary. Our scenic amphitheater offers seating for groups of 200 and is one of the most spectacular wedding settings located in the White Mountains.

Sunset Hill House

Sugar Hill, NH

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Sunset Hill House Inn is New Hampshire’s premier mountain resort inn, family-owned and operated by the World’s Happiest Innkeepers. Located in Franconia Notch, with top-rated lodging, award-winning dining, myriad resort activities and dramatic views, historic Sunset Hill House is truly “your grand inn” in the heart of New Hampshire’s White Mountains.

Common Man Inn

Plymouth, NH
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The Common Man Inn & Spa welcomes the opportunity to host your next special event. From weddings to reunions to business meetings, we have numerous options and an exceptional event staff ready to assist you.

Our Inn & Spa in Plymouth offers two large function rooms and a picturesque setting popular with many brides and grooms who select the Inn as the site of their wedding reception. Also in Plymouth is our beautiful glass Greenhouse function facility, located behind the Common Man family’s Italian Farmhouse, with sweeping views of New Hampshire countryside.

Waterville Valley Resort

Waterville, NH
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603-236-8311 ext. 6005

Whether exchanging vows atop Snow’s Mountain surrounded by the White Mountain National Forest, or on the shores of Corcoran’s Pond with views of Mt. Osceola, we will help you create a one of a kind wedding celebration for you and your guests. Once you say “I Do” to Waterville Valley Resort, we will guide you through every step of planning your big weekend. Our advice, creativity and guidance will ensure your wedding celebration is everything that you imagined.

Waukewan Golf Club

Meredith, NH

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Our indoor and outdoor facilities are frequently used for weddings, birthday parties, reunions, corporate gatherings and other types of events. We can provide a full service bar and offer a variety of catering choices.

Dexter’s Inn

Sunapee, NH
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Dexter’s Inn is a special country resort-inn, blessed with an idyllic setting on a 20-acre estate, in the lovely and unhurried Lake Sunapee region. Our hilltop location, which features panoramic views of Mount Kearsarge, Mount Sunapee and the surrounding countryside, provides a private, peaceful and relaxing backdrop for your visit.

Dimond Hill Farm

Concord, NH

A perfect New England barn, green pastures, and blooming flowers make the farm a perfect place to have your wedding reception. We cater to all who wish to have an inexpensive, yet elequant expereince. Indoor capacity is limited to 5-20 but is a perfect size for dinner party rehearsals. We offer the flower garden for the cermony, or a more private location overlooking a small pond and green hay fields. Tents can be positioned atop of Dimond Hill Farm overlooking Concord and surrounding valley.

Hanover Inn

Hanover, NH
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The Hanover Inn is one of those exceptional places where ambiance, service, and attention to detail come together to create an unforgettable experience. It is our passion to make your dreams of a truly unique and memorable event come to life. Leave the details to us. Our team of experienced wedding and event planners are here to ensure your special day is flawless. You and your guests are sure to enjoy a lifetime of wonderful memories.

The Inn on Newfound Lake

Bridgewater, NH
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The Inn on Newfound Lake has been welcoming travelers since 1840, as an overnight stop on the stage coach route from Boston to Montreal. Still maintaining its historic charm, the Inn greets its guests with a full veranda overlooking the spectacular sunsets on Newfound Lake.

The Inn has been extensively refurbished while maintaining every bit of its old world charm, offering twenty-eight rooms with two suites making it the ideal spot for, that weekend getaway, intimate dinner for two, or special occasion. Host that destination wedding, holiday party, reunion, retreat or corporate function in our restaurant, extensive gardens or newly renovated barn accommodating up to 250.

The Equinox Resort & Spa

Manchester, VT
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You want your special day to be absolutely spectacular. And there’s no better location than Vermont’s own Equinox. The Equinox offers the ideal romantic setting, with idyllic outdoor gardens nestled in the shadow of the beautiful Green Mountains. Say “I do” during a grand country affair, a themed event, or an intimate personal celebration. Our stately indoor and outdoor venues can accommodate more than 200 guests in an awe inspiring setting. With 18,500 square feet of indoor and outdoor event space, your choices for the wedding of your dreams are practically unlimited.

The Balsams Grand Resort

Dixville Notch, NH
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Let happily ever after begin at The BALSAMS. With its elegant lawns and gardens set amidst a stunning backdrop of granite-studded mountains, the beauty and romance of The BALSAMS is on display at every turn. Picturesque wraparound porches, tall spires and red-shingled rooftops complement the wrought iron lampposts and cobblestone walkways. Inside, grand staircases and intimate spaces lend themselves to storybook photographs framed with an historical flair. The BALSAMS fine dining experience and attentive service make the bride’s special day with family and wedding guests complete.

The Spring House

Block Island, RI
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You came to the right place, the Spring House Hotel, if you are considering a breathtaking oceanfront location for your upcoming wedding reception.

Our professionally experienced catering department coordinates elegant cocktail and dinner receptions for up to 300 guests. Facilities include the Sun Room for small gatherings, the Dining Room for larger parties, and Victoria’s Parlor, a Victorian lounge area with a bar and large dance floor. The East Overlook, directly overlooking the ocean, offers a serene, private setting for your ceremony as well.

Mountain Top Inn

Chittenden, VT
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Vermont’s classic four season resort, The Mountain Top Inn & Resort is conveniently located in Central Vermont just 11 miles from Killington. It is easily accessible from all of the major cities in the Northeast, with a wide appeal for both domestic and international travelers.

Majestically situated on 350 acres with sweeping views of a mountain lake and Green Mountain National Forest, the views are picture perfect to capture memories for a lifetime. With the lake, mountains and the National Forest as your backdrop, in whatever season you prefer, the Mountain Top Inn & Resort is a dream location for your Vermont wedding.

Webster Barn

Hyde Park, VT
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An exclusive wedding and event site located 20 minutes from Stowe, Vermont. We only book 10 weddings a year. Our site is perfect for a couple who wants to have a unique and authentic Vermont experience. The barn has the perfect blend of rustic and elegance. It is very private and allows for the renter to celebrate into the evening.

West Monitor Barn

Burlington, VT
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You have the option to invent the celebration of your dreams. Tailor each and every detail to precisely fit your needs and wants during a full day affair.

Nestled within the Green Mountains, the West Monitor Barn forms the centerpiece for the quintessential Vermont wedding reception, rehearsal dinner, or anniversary celebration for all couples. Originally built in 1903, the barn was carefully reconstructed using 40% of its original timbers. The magnificent post and beam interior lends itself to your imagination; play off of the barn’s unique and simple charm, or create a rustically elegant reception by adding your own personal touch.

White Mountain Hotel

North Conway, NH
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A luxury AAA three-diamond New Hampshire Resort nestled in the picturesque 254-acre estate of Hale’s Location, the White Mountain Hotel & Resort has been welcoming guests to North Conway, NH since 1990.

Featuring 80 deluxe hotel guest rooms and suites with spectacular mountain and cliff views, this full-service hotel & resort offers all of the modern amenities that discerning travelers expect. The traditional Victorian architecture and Colonial décor create a warm and comfortable retreat.