Orange County, N.Y. is the Wedding Destination of Choice

The Hudson Valley offers scenic vistas and unique venues for couples tying the knot

ORANGE COUNTY, N.Y. (February 5, 2018) – Love is in the air and finding the perfect place to say, “I do,” has never been easier in the Hudson Valley. From upscale barns and charming B&Bs to historic wineries, picturesque riverboats, and scenic open-air locations, Orange County, N.Y. provides endless inspiration for couples planning a wedding.

Treat your guests to an unforgettable reception experience at a unique or traditional wedding venue just 60 minutes from New York City. The Orange County Tourism staff recommends visiting www.OrangeTourism.org for a full list of settings suitable for every couple’s style and taste.

Some special wedding venues in Orange County include:

Bear Mountain Inn, Bear Mountain: Many options from the historic Adirondack-style inn to the park’s Carousel. 845-786-2731, www.visitbearmountain.com

Brotherhood, America’s Oldest Winery, Washingtonville: Grand Monarque Hall, a 19th-century stone building with old world charm seats 220 plus patio space. 845-496-3661, www.brotherhood-winery.com

Cedar Lakes Estate, Port Jervis: 500-acre site noted for rustic elegance. Magnificent barn. Space for up to 400. Lodging: 13 luxury cottages. 551-427-5979, www.cedarlakesestate.com

Caldwell House B&B, Salisbury Mills: Upscale 1803 colonial home on 7 landscaped acres. Connemara House Great Room seats up to 50 indoors. Tented weddings for up to 150. 14 guest rooms. 845-496-2954, www.caldwellhouse.com

Storm King Art Center, New Windsor: 500-acre sculpture park has open-air locations for up to 250 guests. Indoor conference room seats up to 40, and flagstone patio on Museum Hill seats up to 60. 845-534-3115, www.stormking.org/support/host-an-event/

Pride of the Hudson Cruise Boat, Newburgh Landing: Hudson River Cruise boat can accommodate 130 people and has a climate-controlled main salon with wrap around windows and topside sundeck. 845-220-2120, www.prideofthehudson.com

The Thayer Hotel, West Point: Gothic architecture and breathtaking views of the Hudson River on the grounds of the United States Military Academy. Seat 40 to 220 guests. 845-446-4731, www.thethayerhotel.com

Be sure to visit Orange County Tourism’s Facebook page: Orange County Tourism NY. It’s a fabulous guide to up-to-the-minute postings of area events and activities, great times, and memorable experiences available to visitors.

Also visit Orange County Tourism’s innovative and user-friendly new website: www.orangetourism.org.

About Orange County Tourism

Orange County Tourism, based in Goshen, N.Y., is the county’s tourism headquarters and a participant in the I LOVE NY program. A comprehensive listing of area attractions, lodging, and events can be found at www.OrangeTourism.org. For a free copy of the Orange County Travel Guide, e-mail tourism@orangecountygov.com or call 845-615-3860.

 

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