5 Reasons New Yorkers are Having Weekend Weddings in Maine

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Published February 12th, 2024

Are you a New Yorker looking for the perfect wedding destination that offers both luxury and natural beauty? Look no further than coastal Maine. In recent years, more and more New Yorkers have been choosing to have weekend weddings in this picturesque location, specifically at French’s Point. This blog will explore the top five reasons why coastal Maine wedding venues are becoming increasingly popular.

1. Affordable Flights and Easy Access

New Yorkers love convenience, and Maine offers just that. With affordable 90-minute flights from New York City to major airports in Portland and Bangor, traveling to your coastal Maine wedding venue is a breeze. Say goodbye to long-haul flights and layovers and hello to a stress-free journey to your dream wedding destination.

2. A Coastal Retreat from City Life

One of the main reasons New Yorkers are drawn to Maine for their weekend weddings is the chance to escape the fast-paced city life and immerse themselves in the tranquility of the coast. The rugged cliffs, sandy beaches, pine forests, and breathtaking ocean views provide the perfect backdrop for a romantic and relaxing wedding weekend. Take a deep breath of fresh sea air and let the calming sound of crashing waves set the tone for your special day. 

3. Luxury Accommodations for Your Guests

When it comes to treating your guests to something special and luxurious, Maine delivers. As one of the most luxurious New England wedding venues with lodging, French’s Point offers elegant, comfortable, well-appointed accommodations for you and your guests. From cozy cottages to stunning suites, your loved ones can enjoy a weekend of relaxation and indulgence. The range of lodging options provided to suit all of your guests’ needs and preferences will enhance the overall wedding experience.

4. Unique Coastal Details

Imagine exchanging your vows perched on top elevated bluffs, with broad ocean views, and celebrating your reception in a billowing sailcloth tent, with the dramatic Maine coastline as your backdrop. At French’s Point, this dream can become a reality. Our stunning wedding venue allows you to celebrate your love in a truly unique and unforgettable setting. The sailcloth tents provide an elegant and romantic atmosphere, creating an intimate ambiance that will leave a lasting impression on you and your guests.

5. Fine Coastal Dining

Maine is renowned for its fresh seafood and farm-to-table culinary experiences. Treat your guests to a delectable feast they won’t soon forget. From lobster bakes to locally sourced delicacies, coastal Maine offers a wide range of dining options that will satisfy even the most discerning palates. Your wedding reception will be a culinary journey, celebrating the flavors of the Maine coast.

Experience Luxury at French’s Point 

If you’re a New Yorker searching for a special and luxurious wedding experience away from the hustle and bustle of city life, consider a weekend wedding in coastal Maine. French’s Point is the ideal venue to bring your vision to life. With its easy accessibility, breathtaking natural beauty, and luxury accommodations, we provide everything you need for an unforgettable wedding weekend. To learn more about French’s Point and schedule a tour of our stunning coastal Maine wedding venue, contact us today. Get ready to embark on a magical journey and create memories that will last a lifetime!