It’s no wonder that couples now look to Maine as one of the best wedding destination locations in the country. There is a special allure about the Pine Tree State. Each year, thousands upon thousands experience Maine’s rugged beauty and tranquil environment, from its vast northern wilderness to its expansive, endless coastline. That it should emerge as a wedding destination location is of no surprise.
Destination weddings give couples an opportunity to celebrate their marriage at a beautiful and idyllic destination. A stunning locale offers an intimate experience, limited to close family and friends, or a grand affair with hundreds of guests. Many couples choose to gather at a destination they love, creating a lifetime of memories with their close friends and family.
Whatever your reasons for celebrating that special day, if you are dreaming of a destination wedding down east in Maine, couples cannot go wrong with any of the three choices below.
Weddings at Camden Harbour Inn
As a destination, Camden embodies all that people envision about the state when thinking of Maine. Panoramic views of a schooner filled harbor nestled under mountains reaching to the heavens—it truly is where the mountains meet the sea. And it’s also where you’ll find beautiful Camden Harbour Inn. Offering picturesque views, the lavish venue is the perfect location for your wedding ceremony and reception.
The Inn, recognized as one of the ‘World’s Best’ by Travel and Leisure Magazine, will transform your wedding and entire stay into a memorable experience for you, your entire wedding party, and guests. There’s much to think about when planning a destination wedding. The Inn’s approach to wedding planning allows for personalization, accommodation, and customization as much or as little as you choose. Some couples and their guests may arrive early to oversee last-minute preparations and details. Consider a stay at the Inn the week before the wedding.
In any event, the experienced staff at Camden Harbour Inn can offer expert assistance to couples in planning their wedding. Wedding packages can be altered to suit your unique needs and preferences. The Inn wants your special day to be realized with all the dreams and potential as the days ahead of you. Camden Harbour Inn invites you to explore all the possibilities.
Weddings at Chebeague Island Inn
If you’re looking for an enchanting Maine seaside ceremony, magic awaits you at the Chebeague Island Inn. Embracing the very best of classic Maine, the century-old Inn is located 20 miles down east of Portland. Chebeague is the largest island in all of Casco Bay. Easily accessible by ferry from Cousins Island, Chebeague Island Inn hosts weddings and wedding parties from May through October. Consider taking vows on the expansive lawn which rolls down to the oceanfront. Purposefully appointed with understated elegance, the Inn faces west on Casco Bay. The ocean offers an inspiration for you and your wedding guests throughout the day. Experience magnificent sunsets over the bay that you’ll never forget. The Inn offers fine food and dining for your wedding reception, and of course accommodation for you and your guests. The beauty of Chebeague Island and this classic Maine Inn awaits and provides the perfect backdrop for couples to celebrate their love for each other.
Weddings at Earth at Hidden Pond
For those couples seeking a wedding destination that is one with nature, you’ll find all you’re looking for at Earth at Hidden Pond in Kennebunkport, Maine. Earth is situated amongst a grove of balsam trees and a birch forest, providing an idyllic, natural environment for weddings. Nestled amongst the trees, couples and their wedding guests will find themselves immersed in a tranquil forested environment. The staff works with couples to create an atmosphere to embrace the moment. Earth’s unique décor and candlelit space offer a relaxed atmosphere and an unforgettable sensory experience for you and your guests. Their culinary team will design a menu locally sourced, unique to your needs, and guaranteed to “wow” your guest. Seating can accommodate parties of twenty to one hundred, with arrangements custom designed for your comfort. The outdoor dining area is perfect for a summer night. Along with a roaring bonfire, torches and lanterns provide ambient lighting to create a romantic vibe to ensure your occasion is as special as you’ve always envisioned.