Connecticut Wedding Planner shares 5 of her favorite wedding venues for an east coast escape.

From historic estates, manors, and mansions, to picturesque waterfronts, and coasts, Connecticut has it all. Known and valued for its New England charm, this state could very well be the perfect destination for your big day. Below are 5 stunning Connecticut venues to create the romantic, fine art wedding of your dreams. All brought to you by a Connecticut Wedding Planner.

Lord Thompson Manor

Romantic, intimate, and elegant are three words that come to mind when describing a wedding at the Lord Thompson Manor. The manor sits on 40 acres of land. It boasts charm, elegance and lush greenery. It creates the perfect backdrop for a fairytale New England wedding. 

Florence Griswold Museum

At 96 Lyme street in Old Lyme, Connecticut there is an art museum known for its collection of American Impressionist paintings. This beautiful and historic place is a hidden gem when it comes to wedding venues in Connecticut. The Florence Griswold Museum is unique, historic, and noted for its breathtaking landscape and gardens. The West edge of the property is bordered by the Lieutenant River. This makes it the perfect location for your scenic waterfront wedding. 

The Wadsworth Mansion

Built as a Summer home in 1900 by Colonel Clarence S. Wadsworth, this stately mansion has a classic design with a rich history. The 103 acres of this estate are spacious, yet feel private and intimate. An estate wedding here is nothing short of magical. 

Eolia Mansion

Lush gardens, sweeping lawns, and idyllic seaside views, are just three reasons why so many love Eolia Mansion. The mansion was built in 1906 in a grand Italian style. It was originally for a summer estate. The expansive 230 acres exude romantic New England charm. Eolia Mansion is sure to be the venue for the New England romantic garden wedding of your dreams. 

Jonathan Edwards Winery

The hilltop view overlooking the valley at Jonathan Edwards Winery is one of the most picturesque views Connecticut has to offer. Nothing is quite as romantic as a wedding in the natural charm and beauty of a vineyard. The rolling hills in the background and the feeling of the intimate countryside is what makes Jonathan Edwards Winery a unique and beloved wedding destination.  

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Written by Addi Zimmerman for Rachael Ellen Events

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Connecticut Wedding Planner Shares 5 Venues