5 All-in-One Wedding Venues in the Hudson Valley

One-stop venues with ceremony sites, reception halls, overnight accommodations, and more make for easy planning and a worry-free wedding.

When planning a wedding, there’s a lot to think about: The dress, the food, the ceremony, the guests, the reception, the transportation, the hotels, the…need we go on? Sometimes, the so-called “best day of your life” can seem more like a marathon sprint—in stilettos! But what if you could find a venue that covered all the bases for you? (Well, maybe not the dress.) Here are five “one-stop shops” that have a place for all your wedding weekend events. Your guests just have to show up and start having a good time.

Bear Mountain Inn and Overlook Lodge

Tomkins Cove, 855.548.1184

 

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How about getting married in a building that is over 100 years old and located within a state park? Add to that a spot on the National Register of Historic Places and an abundance of rustic charm, and you have the formula for Hudson Valley wedding success. Gorgeous in the summer, fall, winter, or spring, the lodge has several scenic ceremony and reception venues unlike anything else. From mountaintop altars with views of the Hudson River and Bear Mountain Bridge in the background to woodsy ceremonies with forest backdrops to charming merry-go-round wedding photos, this venue has it all.

Wedding packages include block guest room accommodations, catering for all events with special menus, coordination for local vendors like florists, photographers, or musicians, and discounted rates for mid-week events. Overlooking Hessian Lake, the Bear Mountain Inn has 15 deluxe guest rooms, while the scenic Overlook Lodge has 24 guest rooms, and four stone cottages have six guest rooms each.

 

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Beekman Arms

Rhinebeck, 845.876.7077

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America’s oldest continuously operated hotel, the Beekman Arms is the historic wedding venue that will impress. The 250-year-old property, with its lush gardens, multiple dining areas, and 80 guest rooms split between onsite and at the Delamater Inn, checks just about every box and more. Look into the Wayfarer Room for larger events of up to 80 guests, complete with a beautiful private event space and dance floor. For more intimate gatherings, the Beekman Room accommodates weddings of up to 25, while extra-large parties may rent out the Tavern Restaurant, which includes the Wayfarer Room, The Greenhouse, The Beekman Room, and the Pewter Room to make it an unforgettable celebration.

The Beekman Arms has created wedding package options that cater to every party size and specification. With a culinary team that handcrafts the highest quality food with seasonal, local ingredients from the Hudson Valley and an events team that works with couples to enhance any of its existing packages, this Rhinebeck destination is sure to give you the wedding you desire.


Buttermilk Falls Inn & Spa

Milton, 845.795.1310

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Situated on a sprawling river estate, the 75-acre Buttermilk Falls Inn and Spa is all about living with and caring for the environment. In addition to its farm-to-table restaurant, organic gardens, aviary house, and livestock barns (complete with llamas and alpacas), the venue operates a spa that offers body treatments, massages, facials, and more. The site, which has hosted over 300 weddings, has two gorgeous wedding locations. For parties of up to 200 guests, the Riverfront Patio is the right choice, with a two-tiered patio that overlooks the grounds. Smaller affairs can fit comfortably in The Barn at Buttermilk, which accommodates up to 90 wedding-goers and provides an elegant, country experience.

When it’s time to turn down for the night, the property has 10 individually decorated guest rooms inside its historic inn, two lofts, two getaway suites, and three houses: the North Cottage, the Riverbirch House, and the Riverknoll Mansion. In addition to breathtaking views, all overnight accommodations include a made-to-order breakfast with ingredients from the venue’s farm.

Mohonk Mountain House

New Paltz, 855.883.3798

Situated on 40,000 acres of pristine land between forests, the Shawangunk Mountains, and a private glacial lake, Mohonk Mountain House is the Ulster County wedding destination of your dreams. In addition to majestic views of the Catskills and Lake Mohonk, the venue offers 262 hotel rooms, a world-class spa, and access to numerous outdoor activities such as hiking, seasonal ice skating, and boating. Its award-winning formal gardens with mountain views, flowering vine arbors, and beautiful floral colors can accommodate alfresco wedding ceremonies for up to 130 guests. Indoor ceremonies take place in the Victorian Parlor, which looks out on the cliffs and the lake and is perfect for weddings of 40 to 130 guests.

Mohonk offers many wedding reception packages, which start at $320 a person, as well as several unique add-ons for its year-round wedding season. Choose between packages like the Majestic Splendor, Victorian Memories, Landmark Buffet, Timeless Traditions, or Cliff View for more intimate affairs.

 

Tarrytown House Estate

Tarrytown, 914.591.8200

Located in the Westchester hamlet that has been long-touted as one of the Valley’s prettiest towns, Tarrytown House Estate has been hosting weddings for more than a century. Overlooking the Hudson River Valley, the 26-acre property contains reimagined historic guest rooms, suites, cottage rooms, and King House Mansion escapes—perfect for partied-out wedding guests looking to hit the hay. With more than 30,000 square feet of private space (including the Winter Palace, Mary Duke Ballroom, West Terrace, and Statue Garden), the venue can accommodate parties of up to 300 guests.

Tarrytown House Estate hosts weddings year-round, with catering for every course from the hors d’oeuvres to the creative cocktails. Depending on the grandeur and length of your wedding, indulge in a five-plus-hour open bar, cocktail reception with small plates, three or four-course dinner, custom wedding cake, and more delicious options at the Westchester venue.

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