12 Cozy Coastal Wedding Venues 90-minutes From Boston

You don't have to travel far from Boston to find a storybook New England venue full of seaside charm. In fact, a 90-minute drive is all it takes to make all your coastal wedding dreams come true. From a charming inn with a private beach to an elegant cliffside resort, these waterfront locations are not only easy to get to, but they provide a jaw-dropping backdrop for your big day.


Oceanview of Nahant

Nahant, Massachusetts

Fab Features: secluded event center nestled on a gorgeous stretch of coastline in Nahant Harbor • exchange vows on the waterfront Beach Stone Terrace • the contemporary grand ballroom affords floor-to-ceiling windows and custom lighting

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Wequassett Resort and Golf Club

Harwich, MA

Fab Features: meticulously landscaped luxury resort hideaway • ceremonies on the manicured seaside lawn, surrounded by lush flower gardens overlooking tranquil Pleasant Bay • receptions in the canopied Garden Terrace with floor to ceiling accordion-style glass doors and an expansive outdoor terrace

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

Ocean Edge Resort

Brewster, Massachusetts

Fab Features: 429-acre seaside retreat • variety of event spaces from the luxurious Nickerson Mansion and Ballroom to the tentable front lawn • a perfect destination wedding getaway where guests can enjoy the Nicklaus-designed golf course, pools, beaches, and biking trails

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$



Newport, Rhode Island

Fab Features: historic resort set on 10 acres of rolling lawns • sunset ceremonies overlooking Narragansett Bay • the Grand Ballroom offers a gleaming wood floor, tasteful chandeliers, and an ocean panorama through its wraparound windows

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Galilee Beach Club

Narragansett, Rhode Island

Fab Features: beachside ceremonies with spectacular views from Galilee to Block Island • cozy up around the fire pit on the private beach • receptions in the handsome clubhouse or the renovated dining room

Catering: In-house
Price: $$


Craving serene lakeside vibes over crashing waves? These waterfront wonders in New Hampshire are just as close!

The Margate on Winnipesaukee

Laconia, NH

Fab Features: one-of-a-kind resort on the water’s edge of Paugus Bay • ceremonies on the Lakeside Pavilion with a picturesque lake and mountain backdrop • tented receptions for up to 500 on the West Lawn • dazzle your guests and light up the night sky with the brilliant fireworks package

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

The Wolfeboro Inn

Wolfeboro, New Hampshire

Fab Features: say "I do" on the manicured lawn that looks over Lake Winnipesaukee • board the 65-foot paddlewheel boat for a unique celebration on the water • cozy accommodations in the modern and elegant guest rooms full of 18th-century charm

Catering: In-house, Preferred list
Price: $$ • $$$

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