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Wedding in Maryland

If your wedding or eloping plans take you to Maryland, often referred to as "America in miniature," you're in luck, as you have so many different areas from which to choose, including the historic town of Annapolis, which is located in the Chesapeake Bay, to the resort town of Ocean City, which sites on the Atlantic Ocean.

If you'd like a beach wedding without having to worry about much of the planning, there is a company in Ocean City which offers many packages tailored to destination Maryland weddings and receptions, with packages for just the two of you (perfect for the couple wanting to elope) to smaller weddings and receptions for the bride, groom and 15 guests, to larger ceremonies with as many guests as you'd like. The company is called "Weddings by the Seashore," and they provide many different packages from sunset ceremonies, to sunrise breakfast ceremonies, to an authentic Italian style wedding (all-inclusive for 20 guests for $1600. You can call them at
1-800-884-0026 for more information.

If you'd like to marry with Chesapeake Bay as your backdrop, perhaps you'd like to consider getting married on a tall ship while sailing in the Bay. Clipper City Tall Ships offers a wedding voyage for up to 140 people, and sets sail out of Baltimore Harbor. You can call them at 410-837-6700 for more information.

For more ideas on wedding reception sites in Maryland, refer to the following information from author Randy Wilson on Maryland wedding sites that he favors: Kent Manor Inn in Stevensville (across the Bay from Annapolis, phone 800-820-4511), and the Aspen Wye River Conference Center in Queenstown, just a few miles east of Stevensville (1-800-228-9290).

Maryland Wedding Receptions
Author: Randy Wilson

A secluded and joyful Maryland wedding reception would take you to Kent Manor Inn with their beautifully decorated Victorian style Inn. Delight your guests with the 24 guest rooms available, all of which are decorated and furnished with intricate care and classical decor. Each of the guest rooms consist of a fireplace, a four-poster bed with balconies overlooking a scenic garden view. All these warm and cozy facilities will make your wedding reception an event that your guests and you will never forget. Most importantly, a fine-dining restaurant will be certain to thrill your guests with a wedding reception dinner or a luncheon with exquisite cuisine.

Kent Manor Inn’s wedding reception packages include a rehearsal dinner, a five hour open bar, domestic cheese presentation – garnished with fresh fruit and served with crackers and a champagne toast. Their glass-enclosed garden house can accommodate 150 guests while their gardens can be transformed into an outdoor reception area accommodating up to 300 guests with erected tents. With this, your wedding reception in Maryland will be the ultimate dream reception that any bride and groom can imagine.

Another interesting wedding reception venue in Maryland is the Aspen Wye River Conference Center, owned by the Aspen Institute and managed by The Marriott International. Wye River distinctively provides you with an outdoor wedding reception surrounded by a serene view of a lush cherry groove, trees and hidden creek. In addition to that, Aspen Wye River is home to a series of beautiful and grand guest rooms, with delicious cuisine served by their food and beverage team coupled with high quality service to create memorable Maryland wedding receptions.

For your wedding reception, you can choose from the three distinctive centers contained within this grand venue: Wye Woods, River House and Houghton House. Wye Woods is serene and relaxed, situated on the banks of the Wye River with a maximum capacity of 30 to 50 guests at one time. For a more private wedding reception with a modern interior motif, the wedding couple can opt for the River House which caters only to small groups of 20 to 26 guests only. Lastly, the Houghton House offers a unique Georgian mansion setting furnished with great antiques and surrounded by gardens of 18th century style, just perfect to create a wedding with an 18th century theme.

About the author: © Copyright Randy Wilson, All Rights Reserved.
Randy has more articles on weddings at his wedding website which has information about Wedding Receptions, Honeymoon Hot Spots and more, for example: Wedding Favors.

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