If you’re looking for a luxury wedding experience in upstate New York, then today’s post is for you! There are literally HUNDREDS of wedding venues in the Hudson Valley and Catskills to choose from. But, speaking as a wedding planner in the Hudson Valley, I can tell you that if you’re looking for a luxurious upstate wedding experience – not just any venue will do. Here are my picks for the top 5 luxury wedding venues in the Hudson Valley and Catskills in New York:
A thoughtfully re-furbished 1920s summer camp is now home to some of the Hudson Valley’s most luxurious weddings. Nestled on the side of a lake, this property offers a high-end summer-camp experience, complete with luxury cabins and lodging onsite for guests, various spots to host weekend meals, outdoor activities, stunning lakeside ceremony locations and a gorgeous and decadent event space to eat, drink and dance the night away in style. Learn more about Cedar Lakes Estates here.
With the capacity to host up to 350 people for weddings, Glenmere Mansion has it all. A chic, modern barn is the perfect backdrop for elegant events of any style, and the 150 acres of private estate grounds boasts luxurious accommodations, high end dining, a spa and so much more. The best part? It’s located just 50 miles from New York City. Read more about Glenmere Mansion here.
If food is your #1 wedding priority, then look no further than Blue Hill at Stone Barns. Regularly included on the lists of best restaurants in the world, Blue Hill is the epitome of farm to table fine dining. Treat your guests to delectable fresh food prepared by Michelin-rated chefs on this gorgeous country property. Read more about Blue Hill at Stone Barns here.
One of the newest and most exciting venues in the Hudson Valley is Inness. Featuring sweeping pastoral landscapes, a plethora of outdoor activities like golf, tennis and swimming, Inness is the perfect spot for the modern outdoorsy wedding weekend in the Hudson Valley. The design is minimalist-chic, and the food is undeniably delicious. You can read more about Inness here.
Another luxurious venue in the Hudson Valley is Troutbeck, which boasts classically chic accommodations, sprawling grounds, beautiful gardens and a plethora of options for hosting events, from casual bbqs to swanky tented soirees. You can read more about Troutbeck here.