The U.S. Wedding Venues We Love Right Now

By Shayna Seid

Choosing the perfect wedding venue can be strenuous, but to make it easier, we’ve narrowed down our favorites from past weddings featured on Over The Moon. Scroll through to find some serious locale inspiration. And stay tuned for the international venues we love coming at you later this week!


Mountain Brook Club

This private country club in Birmingham is the perfect setting for a southern wedding. Caroline Collier and Cooper Harrington chose the Mountain Brook Club for their reception and had a band play while guests enjoyed chicken and waffles on a stick. Click here to browse their wedding.


La Quinta Resort and Club

Originally designed as a hideaway for Hollywood’s elite, this hotel has hosted Greta Garbo, Clark Gable, and Shirley Temple. Because the grounds cover more than 45 acres, locations are plentiful—from waterfalls to courtyards to ballrooms, the choice is yours! Alison Eddy and Ryan Willingham loved that the resort could accommodate their guests throughout the weekend. Click here to browse their wedding.

Mattei’s Tavern

In wine country’s Los Olivos, Mattei’s tavern is the perfect place for hosting a California wedding. Nicky Deam and Ted Kapusta loved having their wedding venue because it combined Nicky’s British heritage with their love of the Golden State. “The compound felt like a cricket club was dropped in the California countryside.” Click here to browse their wedding.

Malibu Rocky Oaks Estate Vineyards

In the heart of the Santa Monica mountains, this Malibu venue is a great choice if you want to keep it California sans the beach. Sabina and Daniel chose this spot for their destination wedding. Click here to browse their wedding.

Pelican Inn

What’s this? An English cottage in Muir Beach? It appears so. This inn captures the spirit of 16th century England’s West County, and it’s ideal for a small ceremony. Ivy Martinez and Felicia Barrett chose this venue because it felt both intimate and romantic. Click here to browse their wedding.

Beaulieu Garden

This private, family-owned estate is one of the oldest wine-producing vineyards in Napa Valley. Olivia Rose and Del Wright were immediately drawn to its history. “In 1899, a French winemaker bought the garden as a surprise for his wife while also becoming the first person to produce European grape stock in the Napa Valley. We loved that the garden’s history—its international spirit, California roots, and sweet love story,” explains Olivia. Click here to browse their wedding.

The James Leary Flood Museum

Looking for a venue in SF? In Pacific Heights, The Flood Mansion transforms from a school to a gorgeous wedding space. Molly McGlone and Austin Pollet hosted their guests here because it reflected the traditional and elegant feel they wanted for their big day. Click here to browse their wedding.

Hummingbird Nest Ranch

Less than 30 minutes from Los Angeles, this ranch offers a main villa and several outdoor spaces for weddings. Grant Lipshultz and Alex Yeske tied the knot outside. “When we pictured our wedding, we wanted it to feel like a dinner party at an amazing home,” says Alex. Click here to browse their wedding.


The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch

Nature lovers, rejoice. Hosting a wedding at this hotel with Vail Valley in the background makes for such a picturesque ceremony. Rebecca Schwartz and Alex Smith said, “I do,” here because it offered them a balance of “rustic charm and elegance.” Click here to browse their wedding.


Country Club of Fairfield

This golf club draws putters from all over and is also great for weddings. For Katerina Craft and Brian Adam, the club was the clear choice. “It’s been the family’s club for decades,” she says. “It’s also where Brian proposed and where my parents were married, so it was meant to be!” Click here to browse their wedding.

Belle Haven Club

With gorgeous views right on the water, look no further than this Greenwich club. Amanda Armstrong and Sam Wilson chose this location to say “I do” because it held great memories for Armstrong while she was growing up. Click here to browse their wedding.


Vizcaya Museum & Gardens

With daytime and evening rentals available, hosting a wedding at this Miami waterfront venue is a great choice. Two couples featured on Over the Moon have had their ceremonies here, so you know it’s gotta be good! Click here to browse Carolina Ernst and Lisandro Muller’s wedding, and click here to browse Natalie Mencio and Jamey Steen’s wedding.

Everglades Club

The elusive Everglades Club is all about privacy; it doesn’t have a website, prohibits cell-phone use, and discourages photography. However, two couples featured on Over the Moon have held their weddings at this Palm Beach club, so it can in fact be done. Click here to see Lindsey Burnett and Reed Coleman’s wedding, and click here to see Lindsey Dorman and Stephens Johnson’s wedding.

The Breakers

From intimate ceremonies to large parties of 500, this iconic hotel will make it happen. Amanda Lebow and David Distenfeld, had their ceremony and reception here, despite Amanda originally thinking she wouldn’t be a “Breakers Bride.” Click here to browse their wedding.


East Lake Golf Club

The private members-only club can host ceremonies and receptions in a number of its well-decorated rooms and ballroom. Marion Hickman and Nick Maythaler hosted their reception here because of its indoor and outdoor spaces and Tudor architecture. Click here to browse their wedding.

The Cloister at Sea Island 

Want to hear the ocean and dance under the stars at your Georgia wedding? This venue has just that. Clary Bosbyshell and Graham Welsh both knew they wanted to get married here because they grew up visiting. Click here to browse their wedding.


Four Seasons Resort Lanai

On the 90,000-acre private island of Lanai, this Four Seasons has indoor and outdoor spaces available for weddings—it’s Hawaii, chose outdoor! From a sunset ceremony to dancing under the starry sky, getting married on an island is never a bad idea.

Sunset Ranch

This exclusive 30-acre estate on the North Shore of Oahu has mountain and ocean views. Jessamy Holland and Charles Kokougan’s held their wedding here in Holland’s home state. “I wanted somewhere different, somewhere not everyone had been before. Sunset Ranch was the perfect venue because it is spacious, elegant, and just rustic enough for us,” she said. Click here to browse their wedding.

The Royal Hawaiian

This famous Honolulu resort is nicknamed the Pink Palace and is the perfect place for a luxurious Hawaiian wedding, with indoor and outdoor spaces available. Chelsea Vaofu’a Maughan and Scott Kohler decided on Maughan’s mother’s home town for a destination wedding. “Scott was always incredibly open to venues, but I think the fact that Don Draper vacationed there probably didn’t hurt,” she said. Click here to browse their wedding.


Oxmoor Farm 

This private estate is not open to the public, so you and your guests will have complete privacy. Mary Beth Edwards and Nicholas Rockwell had an outdoor wedding here, and chose it because, “It’s not a turn-key venue and made me feel as if I would be inviting our guests into my own home,” she said. Click here to browse their wedding.


Brennan’s Restaurant

With an iconic pink building on New Orleans’ Royal Street in the French Quarter, this restaurant is the perfect spot for ceremonies, receptions, and farewell breakfasts. Annie Weiss and Jack Delaporte hosted their reception here. “The bright colors, the different rooms, and most importantly, the central courtyard immediately capture my imagination,” she said. Click here to browse their wedding.

Old Ursuline Convent

The convent features gardens and courtyards and comes complete with a tented area for your big day. Meredith Rowe and Hank Hopkin chose New Orleans because that’s where they both went to graduate school, and they also had visited the convent before. “The venue is so beautiful on its own and tucked away in a quiet corner of the French Quarter. I knew I wanted to keep it traditional New Orleans style with a soft classic feel,” said Rowe. Click here to browse their wedding.


Boston Public Library

With indoor and outdoor spaces, the Boston Public Library is a unique and beautiful location for a wedding. Sara Anthony and Zach Potter had one of their first dates here, so the couple knew they wanted to get married at this location. Click here to browse their wedding.

Eastern Yacht Club

This private Marblehead yacht club is great for a wedding by the water. Maggie Lydecker and Garrett Kanter hosted their ceremony and reception here, and loved the New England charm. Click here to browse their wedding.

Galley Beach

Presidents have dined at the restaurant, and The Oprah Winfrey Show declared it the best place to get married on the east coast. Christen Brown and Craig Aronoff chose this locale for their destination wedding. Click here to browse their wedding.

The Crane Estate

With venue options including the Great House, barn, and Steep Hill Beach, this 2,100-acre estate truly has plentiful options for any bride. Lauren Young and Nicholas Fink visited this destination for their one-year anniversary and decided to return for their wedding. “It’s so breathtaking; it feels like you’re at an estate in Europe,” Young says. Click here to browse their wedding.


Clyburn Arboretum

This 200-acre oasis in Baltimore City is a great place to bring nature into your otherwise city wedding. Emily Woodward and Warren Michelsen discovered that the venue had to be booked out a year and a day in advance, so “Warren set up a computer code that emailed the venue hundreds of times in hopes of being the first email to hit the inbox at 12:01 a.m., and it worked,” says Woodward. Click here to browse their wedding.


Country Club of Detroit

Founded in 1897, this members club is a great place to host an outdoors wedding. D’Arcy Danaher and Turner Duckworth wed here because it was a second home to Danaher during her childhood summers. Click here to browse their wedding.

Zingerman’s Cornman Farms

For a wedding filled with pastoral charm, look no further than this 42-acre property. They offer bespoke, winter, and intimate weddings. Ali Bressler and Alex Schechter chose the first place they looked at. “We loved the idea of a rustic yet elegant barn wedding. Corman Farms had a great blank slate that, when customized with our own tenting, flooring and decor, was really just the perfect combination,” Bressler says. Click here to browse their wedding.


Stowe Manor

With two wedding packages and availability for bridal parties, Stowe Manor is a perfect place for a wedding with southern charm. Crawford and John Torell wed in the same place where Crawford’s grandparents did because the house used to be her great-great-grandfather’s home! Click here to browse their wedding.

Mountaintop Golf & Lake Club

At an elevation of 4,000 feet, Mountaintop offers ancient forests, cascading waterfalls, and picturesque lakes perfect for a nature-filled wedding. Susan Foote Dowhower and Taylor Burke knew this Cashiers location was the one for them. “When Taylor and I first started dating, I brought him to Cashiers to spend time there with my family and he fell in love with the area,” says Dowhower. Click here to browse their wedding.

Charlotte Country Club

From an intimate wedding to 500 guests in attendance, this member club is a great option to host your big day. Caroline Burton and Tucker Griffith chose this location because it was where Tucker’s parents wed in 1982 and they wanted somewhere with traditional elements. Click here to browse their wedding.


The Mansion At Natirar

Just 40 miles outside of New York City, the 500-acre property offers lush scenery for chic indoor and outdoor weddings. Juliette and Brett Caspi described the Mansion as “a Ralph Lauren photo shoot meets Great Gatsby.” Click here to browse their wedding.

Rumson Country Club River House

The Rumson Country Club’s new River House boasts panoramic views of the Shrewsbury River and can accommodate 20-250 guests. Sarah Keane and Brian Lord found their “Grace Kelly meets Ralph Lauren” aesthetic at the River House. Click here to browse their wedding.


The William Vale Hotel

This contemporary Brooklyn hotel’s rooftop is the place to be during the summer, so transforming the 5,000 sq. ft. terrace into a wedding ceremony space is a brilliant idea. Rachel Pecker and Ari Zelman, both native New Yorkers, solidified their local nuptial plans after visiting the space. “When we saw the rooftop, it was a done deal,” says Pecker. Click here to browse their wedding.

Handsome Hollow 

From something more casual and intimate to a grand affair, Handsome Hollow will make it happen. Jessica Kiniery Rose and Steven Rose found the venue on Instagram. “We took the drive up on a Saturday morning and as soon as we arrived at the property we were reassured, it was magical and we never looked back,” says Jessica. Click here to browse their wedding.


Nestled in the heart of Catskill State Park, Hayfield sets a storybook scene for wedding ceremonies and receptions. Carol Han and Nicholas Pyle chose this venue because it was a great middle ground for international family. “It has these soaring ceilings and really beautiful bathrooms, which is unusual for a barn,” says Han. Click here to browse their wedding.

Foxfire Mountain House

Packages include exclusive use of 10.5 acres, up to 150 guests, catering, accommodation for up to 28 guests, floral, and other rentals. Zoe Taubman and Sam Coles’s first date was a hike in the Catskills, so they knew they wanted to get married there. Upon visiting Foxfire, “There was just magic in the air there, and we booked it on the spot, says Taubman. Click here to browse their wedding.

American Museum of Natural History

A classic venue choice for a New York City wedding, the Natural History Museum can host a beautiful reception, most likely under a whale. Daisy Melamed and Jordan Sanders and Blake Zaretsky and Jonathan Dembling both had their big days at this iconic location. Click here to see the former’s and here to see the latter’s.

Burden-Kahn Mansions

In 1918, the Otto Kahn Mansion became one of the largest private homes in Manhattan. The James Burden Mansion was inspired by Versaille’s Hall of Mirrors and has hosted Mark Twain. Combine the two, and you have the perfect wedding venue. Shobhana “Shoby” Iyer and Michael Kelliher had their Indian-Irish wedding here. “The location, the grand architecture, the fluidity of the space, and the multiple indoor-outdoor areas it provided were perfect for the complex and dramatic wedding we had in mind,” Iver says. Click here to browse their wedding.

New York City Hall

Have your Carrie Bradshaw moment with a ceremony at New York’s City Hall. Gwen Whiting and James Dale wanted to focus on the reception, while Ian Sprague and Shea Fitzgerald had always pictured a city hall wedding. “I loved the idea of being surrounded by the city while making this commitment; in a sense you have millions of witnesses, while also keeping the moment super private,” says Fitzgerald. Click here to see the former and here to see the latter’s.

Jefferson Market Garden

In the heart of Greenwich Village, this garden is where Miranda got married in Sex in the City. Olympia Kyriakides and  Michael Thomson chose to get married where Kyriakides regularly volunteers. “It’s a beautiful little gated oasis that has been the jewel of Greenwich Village since the land was converted to a public garden over 40 years ago,” she says. Click here to browse their wedding.

Knickerbocker Club

Founded in 1871, this exclusive New York City members club does not have a website, but its an ideal place to hold a reception. Annabel Fowler and Philip Gatto hosted their party here. “My parents had their rehearsal dinner at The Knick, and growing up my grandparent’s would always take me there for dinner whenever I came to visit them from Texas,” says Fowler. Click here to browse their wedding.

New York Athletic Club

Founded in 1868, NYAC is a private members club in Manhattan. Alea Sciarrone and Matt Rix wanted a NYC wedding without the typical country club vibe. “New York Athletic Club was an easy choice of venue. The historic club, which just celebrated its 150th anniversary, fit my vision of old New York glamour, but also had sentimental significance as I grew up going to NYAC with my family,” says Sciarrone. Click here to browse their wedding.

The Plaza

A wedding venue that needn’t introduction or explanation: The Plaza Hotel. The Grand Ballroom and the Terrace Room are perfect to start married life. Carly Landon and Robert Huffman said, “I do,” in the famed establishment. “The ballroom was gorgeous, elegant, and timeless, as well as big enough for all of our guests. We also knew the majority of them would be traveling from out of town, so we loved the idea that we were showing our guests a classic New York experience,” says Landon. Click here to browse their wedding.

The Refectory at the High Line Hotel

Up to 300 people can fit into what is regarded as one of the most beautiful rooms in New York City. Liz McDaniel and Bert Stemmler wanted a city wedding in a church and found what they were looking for in the Refectory. “I loved the space, and it’s connected to the General Theological Seminary, which has the most beautiful chapel. We liked that the grounds were enclosed so all of our out of town guests wouldn’t get lost between the wedding and reception,” says McDaniel. Click here to browse their wedding.

The Union Club Of The City Of New York

The Upper East Side club is perfect for hosting a traditional city wedding. Shannon Demers and Brooks Comstock would often stop by for cocktails after work, and they decided it would be the best place for them to get married. “The roaring fireplaces and grand architecture were just asking for a winter wedding!” says Demers. Click here to browse their wedding.

The Ram’s Head Inn

Since 1979, this inn has hosted weddings on their front lawn, private beach, and gazebo. Jenna Hershey and JP Coviello knew they wanted to get married on Shelter Island and loved the Ram’s Head Inn. “It completely embodies the relaxed elegance that we wanted for our wedding. We wanted the aesthetic to be simple and natural, as if we were hosting an al fresco dinner at home,” says Hershey. Click here to browse their wedding.

The Meadow Club of Southampton

Looking for a country club wedding in the Hamptons? Enter the Meadow Club. Julia Hoyt and Minot Amory knew it was important to be in Southampton for the occasion and hosted their wedding weekend here. Click here to browse their wedding.

Wave Hill Public Gardens

This English country-inspired Wave Hill House has been home to Mark Twain, Theodore Roosevelt, and two British ambassadors. The 28-acre property is ideal for hosting indoor and outdoor celebrations. Saiyo Aiba and Alexander Vizard wanted somewhere that was surrounded by greenery and got what they wanted in Wave Hill. Click here to browse their wedding.


Andalusia Historic House & Gardens

Andalusia offers a beautiful riverfront location with a historic backdrop. Laura Simola and Holden Babcock knew it was where they wanted to host their reception. “We immediately fell in love with their lush gardens, rich history, and beautiful views of the Delaware River,” Simola says. Ameena Schelling and James Hao decided on Andalusia within seconds of stepping on the grounds. Click here to see the first wedding and here to see the second.

Fairmount Park Horticulture Center 

This modern exhibition hall and greenhouse was built in 1979 and boasts indoor and outdoor space. The venue also comes with an exclusive caterer, so check that off your list! Christina Mallon and James Michalove chose the venue because of its capability to host both ceremony and reception and because it was accessible to every guest, as a government building abiding by the Disabilities Act. Click here to browse their wedding.


Rosecliff Mansion

Dance the night away in Newport’s largest private ballroom and glide down a heart-shaped staircase at Rosecliff Mansion. This property was also featured in The Great Gatsby, so if your festivities are 1920s themed, this place is a must. Ariel Feldman and Benjamin Okin chose this mansion because it reminded Feldman of the architecture on the water in Palm Beach, her hometown. Click here to browse their wedding.

The New York Yacht Club, Harbour Court

The Renaissance Norman-style mansion was completed in 1906 and in 1988, the New York Yacht Club acquired the property for its first permanent waterfront facility. Charlotte Cucchiaro and John Ames loved Harbour Court’s ambiance. “It’s Old World Newport—understated elegance, simple yet beautiful, and best of all right on the harbor. It’s equally magical in the sun and breeze during the day and with all the sailboats and bridge illuminated as a backdrop after dark. Everything about the grounds is stunning, from the old, ivy-colored mansion with its green and white awnings and lily pond to the steep, rolling hills above where our tent sat,”  Cucchiaro says. Click here to browse their wedding.


Gadsden House

Built in 1798 and recently restored, Gadsen House overflows with Southern charm and modern elegance. Olivia Rae James, a photographer, and Blake Suárez wanted somewhere that James hadn’t shot a wedding at and where it felt intimate but could still accommodate a bigger group. They fell in love with this location. “It was elegant, yet cozy, and it was minimal enough that we could make it our own,” says James. Click here to browse their wedding.

Gibbes Museum

Opened in 1905, the Charleston art museum is available for private events and can host up to 350 guests. This venue boasts high ceilings, beautiful gardens, and gorgeous gallery spaces.

Country Club of Charleston

Founded in 1786, the golf club has transformed into the country club it is today over years of acquisitions and designs. Connor Atkinson and Marshall Macon had pretty much pre-determined that they’d wed at this country club. “It embodies so much of the charm and style that I love about my hometown,” says Atkinson. Click here to browse their wedding.

Hibernian Hall

The Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel offers Hibernian Hall for larger parties. Built in 1840 as a meeting place for an Irish organization, the hall has ancient Greek-style columns, an ornate ballroom, and a double staircase. Lizzie Hagood and Mark Currin decided to wed at Hibernian because of the location and for sentimental reasons. “My debutante party was held at Hibernian and my sister also had her wedding reception there. Not to mention, it was walking distance from our church, and we were able to process with our guests and the horn section of our band following the ceremony,” says Hagood. Click here to browse their wedding.

The Dewberry Charleston

This boutique hotel offers a ballroom space, pre-function space, rooftop and walled garden for events, so even though it’s venue, you don’t have to remain in the same place. Alison Lewis and Lyle Passink switched venues to bring their guests to their hometown. “After visiting the Dewberry’s rooftop and confirming that we could have the ceremony overlooking all of Charleston, we knew we had found our wedding venue,” she says. Click here to browse their wedding.

Cassique Clubhouse

On Kiawah Island, this residential clubhouse is great at accommodating large amounts of people because they have so many amenities. Chelsea Steadman and Jack Handegan chose this venue because its where Steadman spent a lot of her summers. “Cassique, a private club with ancient oaks, manicured gardens, and a clubhouse reminiscent of an English manor seemed like a no-brainer,” she says. Click here to browse their wedding.


Memphis Hunt & Polo Club

A private social club, the Hunt & Polo Club found its current home in 1953 after their previous one burnt down. Austin Varner and Ben Macaskill decided to marry at the club, as Varner spent countless summers there. Click here to browse their wedding.

Schermerhorn Symphony Hall

The Nashville Symphony has 11 event spaces for couples to choose from and even has its own Pinterest board for inspiration. Jacquelyn Kulp and Matt Rubinger decided on this grand building because they met at Vanderbilt University, and it’s the half-way point between their two home states. Click here to browse their wedding.

Blackberry Farm

With the Great Smoky Mountains as a backdrop, Blackberry Farm offers a full-estate wedding package that accommodates 150 guests. George King and Lauren Kondor chose this locale and had a checklist of good food, good wine, and a stunning view. Click here to browse their wedding.


The Argyle

This private San Antonio club was built in 1854 and is picture perfect for an outdoor ceremony. Allegra Pitt and Hunter Hawkins knew they wanted to get married on the lawn of the Argyle. “My parents’ wedding reception was there and Hunter’s parents’ rehearsal dinner took place there as well,” she explains. Click here to browse their wedding.


The St. Regis Deer Valley

Located at the base of the Wasatch Mountains in Park City, this St. Regis is surrounded by natural beauty, perfect for picturesque weddings. Samantha Smith and Bubba Atkinson wanted a location that would be a fun getaway for their friends and family. “The St. Regis in Deer Valley ended up being the perfect location. Everyone could relax and take advantage of all the activities. We also wanted it to be a kid friendly environment for our nieces and nephews, so we even put in a bouncy house at the rehearsal dinner,” Smith says. Click here to browse their wedding.

La Caille

Approximately 20-minutes outside of Salt Lake City, this 20 acre estate beams with French country charm. La Caille can accommodate up to 600 guests in their outdoor and indoor spaces. A popular rental is the Arboretum pictured below. Jill Lukeman and Douglas Brody had their New Year’s Eve wedding here. “It is wonderfully weird and whimsical, with a nearly mile long winding driveway which was covered in thousands of colorful Christmas lights, peacocks roaming the property, a three-acre vineyard, and a glass winterized greenhouse,” Jill explains. Click here to browse their wedding.


Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards

Take advantage of the indoor and outdoor spaces available at Pippin Hill year-round with their bespoke and all-inclusive wedding packages. Francesca Ernst and Murad Khan envisioned their wedding to be a “mix between a natural Virginia garden wedding and a formal state dinner,” and they found all that and more at Pippin Hill. Click here to browse their Americana themed wedding.

The Farmington Country Club

This Charlottesville-located private, family-oriented country club is rich in history. Thomas Jefferson drew plans for part of the house. Suzanne Welsh and Patrick Devine married here—in the exact same place her parents wed 35 years prior! Click here to browse their wedding.


Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home

Love American history? You can have your wedding in the garden of the Lincoln Family Home in Manchester. Barbara “Bea” Whitton and Peter Tufo wanted a wedding location near the mountains and surrounded by nature. “It has amazingly beautiful gardens, meadows, a goat farm, and incredible rolling mountain views,” says Whitton of Hildene. Click here to browse their wedding.


Antelope Trails Ranch

This venue can accommodate up to 250 guests and lodge 28 of them; it can also host additional daytime activities, luncheons, and brunches. Orian Almog and Matthew English decided to wed here because it is literally her parents home—and it’s beautiful! Click here to browse their wedding.

The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch

For a luxury, western wedding, this 30,000 ranch includes guest accommodations, various wedding venues, creative catering menus, and different dining locations. Maddie Esposito and Philip Hatchett visited Brush Creek the summer before they got engaged and knew it was where they wanted to tie the knot. “It’s hard not to fall in love with it. The ranch is so naturally beautiful. As a result, we decided to keep the flowers and décor minimal. Our aesthetic was simply: ‘on vacation with friends,'” says Esposito. Click here to browse their wedding.