Easy Romance

Imagine yourself with the love of your life beside a river, in a sunlit grove, or atop a mountain, happily surrounded by your family and friends. It’s your day. Whether you’re seeking the perfect destination wedding or call the Catskills home, look no further for easy romance and natural beauty than the Great Western Catskills.

The region’s covered bridges, wildflowers, fieldstone walls and idyllic vistas are inspirational for photographers and magical for the wedding couple. From meandering trails and rustic barns with hand-hewn beams, to campfires and fire flies lighting up your special night, the Great Western Catskills offer all the beautiful and unpredictable details to make wedding memories that last a lifetime!

Love is in the air, and we’re profiling several wedding venues to help you plan your perfect day. Whether you are considering a historic barn wedding, a streamside ceremony, or a vintage chic country farmhouse reception, Delaware County offers opportunities for weddings of all shapes and sizes.

Looking for a secluded country location? The Inn at West Settlement in Roxbury offers a six-bedroom inn and several scenic spots for exchanging vows. Its private gardens overflow with seasonal colors that surround historic buildings ideal for dancing the night away. Stone Tavern Farm offers off-the-beaten path accommodations and features the “oldest house” in Roxbury surrounded by beautiful bucolic grounds and activities for up to 400 guests of all ages.

For the more adventurous, ride the lift for a mountain top wedding at Plattekill Mountain in Roxbury (shuttle service is also available). Say “I do” under blue skies with the surrounding mountains as your witnesses. Return to the lodge for a private party to eat, dance and celebrate. The Plattekill event planning team will help you coordinate all the details to make your perfect day.

Are you a water lover? The Great Western Catskills’ waterways are a spectacular setting for tying the knot. Either lakeside at Scott’s Family Resort in Deposit or riverside at the West Branch Resort in Hancock, anglers and water lovers can revel in their dream setting. Both venues have dining and lodging options that will make your wedding weekend effortless.

The extraordinary views and breathtaking sunsets of Hanah Mountain Resort and Country Club in Margaretville provide an ideal backdrop for all your wedding memories. Enjoy an all-inclusive weekend wedding starting with your rehearsal dinner and ending in a farewell brunch. With everything taken care of, the bride and groom can sit back, relax and enjoy!

Looking for inspiration? See what’s possible when you watch the video, explore other venues, and find your ideal location for celebrating one of life’s most special occasions. Don’t just imagine yourself here; make our easy romance and natural beauty part of your wedding day.


Header Photo:  Maple Shade Farm