Carats & Cake’s Jess Levin Shares Her Favorite Outdoor Wedding Venues in the Northeast

The region is home to some of the country’s most stunning spaces for celebrating en plein air. Here, the CEO of Carats & Cake rounds up her top choices from Massachusetts to Maine. 

LongHouse Reserve
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LongHouse Reserve, New York

Located in the heart of East Hampton, this picturesque venue offers the highest level of splendor for you and your guests on the day of your wedding. Endless gardens and exceptional sculptures encompass the fertile grounds of this beautiful city escape.


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Gedney Farm
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Gedney Farm, Massachusetts

Gedney Farm is a mix of elegance and rustic charm. This venue features 37 acres of rich pastures and open meadows.


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Castle Hill
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Castle Hill Inn, Rhode Island

Gourmet cuisine, magnificent scenery, and a doting staff are just a few of the luxuries that are included when you book this prominent Newport venue. Consider your wedding day stress-free thanks to the relaxing environment of this Rhode Island retreat.


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Chebeague Island Inn
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Chebeague Island Inn, Maine

There are few things as beautiful as the oceanfront view from the deck of the Chebeague Island Inn in Chebeague Island, Maine. This popular coastal spot has been considered one of the state’s most beautiful and charming landmarks for more than 100 years and continues to serve as a refreshing venue for every modern-day bride.


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Glenmere Mansion
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Glenmere Mansion, New York

This gorgeous, newly renovated estate is set on a hilltop deep in the rolling farmlands of the lower Hudson Valley. Once host to royalty, this glamorous property will take you back in time while proving its flawless credibility as one of the finest outdoor venues in New York.


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The Garrison
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The Garrison, New York

The Garrison’s flourishing 300 acres of freshly manicured lawns and immaculate gardens make this a naturally perfect venue for a wedding.


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Marble House
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Marble House, Rhode Island

The 19th-century architecture of this elegant Rhode Island mansion is the perfect inspiration for your big day. Once considered a “summer house,” this opulent estate now serves up an array of beautiful weddings year-round.


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Locust on Hudson
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Locusts on Hudson, New York

Built in the 1860s, this enchanting farming complex still embodies the same unique charm that continues to make it one of the most exclusive estates in the country.


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Tappan Hill Mansion, New York

Once the former estate of renowned author Mark Twain, this site encompasses literary culture while leaving all who visit with a lasting impression. This venue offers exceptional features like bridal suites and event management services guaranteed to make your day even more special.  


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About the Author

Jess Levin

Jess Levin is the founder & CEO of Carats & Cake, a premier network representing the best in the wedding industry. A native of Laguna Beach, California, Jess attended the University of Pennsylvania before heading to New York to work in venture capital at Burch Creative Capital, where she helped manage investments and brand development for a portfolio that includes Poppin and...


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