We adore a city wedding, but we’ll concede there are reasons to get married elsewhere. (Not having to hear your uncle complain about parking, for one.)Fortunately, plenty of stunning locales fit the bill, from a converted summer camp to a historic movie theater.
10 Gorgeous Wedding Venues Within 2 Hours of NYC
Blue Hill At Stone Barns
If you’re going to drop half a year’s salary, you might as well get the best meal of your life out of it, too.
630 Bedford Rd., Tarrytown; bluehillfarm.com
Cedar Lakes Estate
Like having your wedding at summer camp, if camp included cocktails, luxury suites and a poolside cabana.
1 Team USA Way, Point Jervis; cedarlakesestate.com
You only get so many opportunities to get married in front of a building that is effectively a castle. Just saying.
635 S. Broadway, Tarrytown; lyndhurst.org
The Landmark Loew’s Jersey Theatre
Did you fall for each other over a director’s cut and popcorn? Make it official at this 88-year-old movie palace, under a gilded, ornate Baroque ceiling.
54 Journal Square Plaza, Jersey City, NJ; loewsjersey.org
The Ryland Inn
One of Jersey’s best restaurants also happens to be one of its most stunning venues, a former stagecoach shop built in 1796.
115 Old Hwy. 28, Whitehouse Station, NJ; rylandinnnj.com
You may have decided to have your wedding outside the city, but that doesn’t mean it can’t still be within eyeshot.
76 Audrey Zapp Dr., Jersey City, NJ; libertyhouserestaurant.com
Peconic Bay Yacht Club
Reasons to get married in the North Fork: 1) blissful water views, 2) proximity to a million wineries and 3) all the oysters.
64300 Main Rd., Southold; peconicbayyachtclub.com
Or hey, cut out the middleman entirely and get hitched at the source of some of the region’s best wine.
36225 Main Rd., Cutchogue; bedellcellars.com
The Loft At Jack’s Barn
If you’re going to get married outside the city, you might as well go all the way and get married in a barn. (A really, really nice barn, but still.)
1487 State Hwy. 31, Oxford, NJ; jacksbarn.com
Or maybe you don’t want to give up the funky-industrial vibe you’d find in Gowanus or Long Island City, in which case this factory-turned-arts center should be right up your alley.
110 S. Front St., Hudson; basilicahudson.org