Blooming Hites Top 10 Waterfront Wedding Venues Near Atlanta

Who said that waterfront has to be so far away? Today we are showing you our top 10 waterfront wedding venues that are close to Atlanta! These are our favorites in no specific order. 

  1.  In the Woods    As magical and secluded as it sounds, In the Woods sits on 250 private acres in Rockmart, Georgia, with an open-sided chapel that looks out onto a serene lake.  The reception hall is onsite, keeping in step with the surrounding rustic aesthetic.  The newlyweds won’t have to go far to find relaxation after the wedding celebrations with a honeymoon cabin and spa overlooking the lake. photo via   Paris Mountain Photography     

1. In the Woods

As magical and secluded as it sounds, In the Woods sits on 250 private acres in Rockmart, Georgia, with an open-sided chapel that looks out onto a serene lake.  The reception hall is onsite, keeping in step with the surrounding rustic aesthetic.  The newlyweds won’t have to go far to find relaxation after the wedding celebrations with a honeymoon cabin and spa overlooking the lake. photo via  Paris Mountain Photography

 

  2.  The Homestead at Cloundland Station    Tucked away in Chickamauga, Georgia, the historic structures and stunning landscape give you options.  Whether you want to hold the wedding ceremony inside or outside, you’ll have Peacock Hall (an Italianate farmhouse), a hand-pegged amish barn from 1871, or the open lawn to choose from to facilitate your event. The surroundings aren’t any less astounding with Lake Angela and the Northwest Georgia Mountains completing the picture.  photo via  Kenney Photography   

2. The Homestead at Cloundland Station

Tucked away in Chickamauga, Georgia, the historic structures and stunning landscape give you options.  Whether you want to hold the wedding ceremony inside or outside, you’ll have Peacock Hall (an Italianate farmhouse), a hand-pegged amish barn from 1871, or the open lawn to choose from to facilitate your event. The surroundings aren’t any less astounding with Lake Angela and the Northwest Georgia Mountains completing the picture.  photo via Kenney Photography   

 3.   Indigo Falls    Located in a woodland setting in Dallas, Georgia, Indigo Falls offers multiple newly built event spaces on their 330 acres.  The Rustic Chapel and Reception Hall, both charming, are lit by gorgeous chandelier lighting.  Country style pews in the chapel and a large stone fireplace with vaulted ceilings complete the look in the reception hall.  As if that wasn’t enough, a covered bridge with a fire pit, pathways, and an outdoor deck is onsite, as well as a conference center boasting in-house acoustics and a sound system.  Gardens, a gazebo, waterfalls, pathways, and bridges, all overlooking three lakes, complete the picturesque scene.  photo via  Paris Mountain Photography  

3. Indigo Falls

Located in a woodland setting in Dallas, Georgia, Indigo Falls offers multiple newly built event spaces on their 330 acres.  The Rustic Chapel and Reception Hall, both charming, are lit by gorgeous chandelier lighting.  Country style pews in the chapel and a large stone fireplace with vaulted ceilings complete the look in the reception hall.  As if that wasn’t enough, a covered bridge with a fire pit, pathways, and an outdoor deck is onsite, as well as a conference center boasting in-house acoustics and a sound system.  Gardens, a gazebo, waterfalls, pathways, and bridges, all overlooking three lakes, complete the picturesque scene.  photo via Paris Mountain Photography 

  4.  Hightower Falls    Wanting a fairytale feel for your wedding?  Hightower Falls in Cedartown, Georgia is the perfect venue choice. Ruins from a historic 1850s mill (resembling ancient castle walls) sit nestled into the trees, while a rushing waterfall slips beneath an arch bridge.  If you’re looking for a different backdrop for the ceremony, an alternate site featuring a stone aisle is available, and there are two different reception halls to choose from.  Several cabins are located on the property, offering a close stay for your guests. photo via  Paris Mountain Photography   

4. Hightower Falls

Wanting a fairytale feel for your wedding?  Hightower Falls in Cedartown, Georgia is the perfect venue choice. Ruins from a historic 1850s mill (resembling ancient castle walls) sit nestled into the trees, while a rushing waterfall slips beneath an arch bridge.  If you’re looking for a different backdrop for the ceremony, an alternate site featuring a stone aisle is available, and there are two different reception halls to choose from.  Several cabins are located on the property, offering a close stay for your guests. photo via Paris Mountain Photography  

  5.  Waterfall Club    For a true mountain-top experience, the Waterfall Club in Clayton, Georgia offers a view from the clouds.  Spectacular scenes overlooking Lake Burton, the Chattahoochee, and Nantahala National Forest set a stunning stage for your vows and reception, whether you choose outdoor, covered outdoor, or indoor options.  Luxurious offerings also include a full service European Spa, a classically trained culinary team, and a mountain golf course. photo via  Waterfall Club

5. Waterfall Club

For a true mountain-top experience, the Waterfall Club in Clayton, Georgia offers a view from the clouds.  Spectacular scenes overlooking Lake Burton, the Chattahoochee, and Nantahala National Forest set a stunning stage for your vows and reception, whether you choose outdoor, covered outdoor, or indoor options.  Luxurious offerings also include a full service European Spa, a classically trained culinary team, and a mountain golf course. photo via Waterfall Club

  6.  The Greystone Estate    While The Greystone Estate in Ballground, Georgia does have stone walls and a stone patio, it is truly the serene and breath-taking views that make this a desirable venue of choice.  65 acres of hills and trees in emerald or crimson (depending on what season you choose for your wedding) envelope the setting, and a 1.5 acre lake lends to the tranquility.  The building offers lovely reception space for 200 guests with its ballroom and fully equipped catering kitchen, but it also has a bridal suite and groom’s room, making the getting-ready process a breeze. photo via  bbc photography  

6. The Greystone Estate

While The Greystone Estate in Ballground, Georgia does have stone walls and a stone patio, it is truly the serene and breath-taking views that make this a desirable venue of choice.  65 acres of hills and trees in emerald or crimson (depending on what season you choose for your wedding) envelope the setting, and a 1.5 acre lake lends to the tranquility.  The building offers lovely reception space for 200 guests with its ballroom and fully equipped catering kitchen, but it also has a bridal suite and groom’s room, making the getting-ready process a breeze. photo via bbc photography 

  7.  The Ritz-Carlton at Lake Oconee     The Ritz-Carlton at Lake Oconee in Greensboro, Georgia, really is as magnificent as it sounds.  Expect the excellent planners, event staff, and culinary team that come with The Ritz experience, all while being offered a plethora of venue options.  From ballrooms to forests, woods or waterfront, these incredible venues include The Pavilion, The Pointe, The Landing, Sandy Creek Barn, The Ritz-Carlton Ballroom, Linger Longer Ballroom, The Forest, Lakeside Lawn, and The Reynolds Ballroom.  Four of these (The Pointe, The Landing, The Forest, and Lakeside Lawn) boast the stunning waterfront view of Lake Oconee, blending the striking  views of nature with the luxury and service of The Ritz. photo via  The Ritz-Carlton at Lake Oconee  

7. The Ritz-Carlton at Lake Oconee

The Ritz-Carlton at Lake Oconee in Greensboro, Georgia, really is as magnificent as it sounds.  Expect the excellent planners, event staff, and culinary team that come with The Ritz experience, all while being offered a plethora of venue options.  From ballrooms to forests, woods or waterfront, these incredible venues include The Pavilion, The Pointe, The Landing, Sandy Creek Barn, The Ritz-Carlton Ballroom, Linger Longer Ballroom, The Forest, Lakeside Lawn, and The Reynolds Ballroom.  Four of these (The Pointe, The Landing, The Forest, and Lakeside Lawn) boast the stunning waterfront view of Lake Oconee, blending the striking  views of nature with the luxury and service of The Ritz. photo via The Ritz-Carlton at Lake Oconee 

  8.  Chattahoochee Nature Center    Across the Chattahoochee River in Roswell, Georgia, The Chattahoochee Nature Center also offers multiple ceremony and reception sites.  The Ben Brady Lakeside Pavilion is the site for waterfront views, while the surrounding trails, lush lawns, meadows, and boardwalk all lend their magic to the location. photo via  Once Like a Spark Photography

8. Chattahoochee Nature Center

Across the Chattahoochee River in Roswell, Georgia, The Chattahoochee Nature Center also offers multiple ceremony and reception sites.  The Ben Brady Lakeside Pavilion is the site for waterfront views, while the surrounding trails, lush lawns, meadows, and boardwalk all lend their magic to the location. photo via Once Like a Spark Photography

  9.  Lanier Islands    Though Lake Lanier in Buford, Georgia has a multitude of gorgeous waterfront venues, one of their most unique, Venetian Pier, is an experience like no other.  A boardwalk aisle leads to the white-topped, intimate pier, with splendid views of the water on all sides.  For water-lovers longing for something special, this is truly an unforgettable choice. photo via  Lindsey Pethel photography    

9. Lanier Islands

Though Lake Lanier in Buford, Georgia has a multitude of gorgeous waterfront venues, one of their most unique, Venetian Pier, is an experience like no other.  A boardwalk aisle leads to the white-topped, intimate pier, with splendid views of the water on all sides.  For water-lovers longing for something special, this is truly an unforgettable choice. photo via Lindsey Pethel photography   

  10.  Vecoma at the Yellow River    Secluded, historical, and incredibly picturesque, Vecoma at Yellow River lies hidden within 70 wooded acres in Snellville, Georgia.  The natural canopy covering from the forest allows for ceremonies to be held outdoors in all kinds of weather, and the Yellow River glides along, offering waterside views. The reception lodge onsite can seat 250 guests for dinner, and with its soaring ceilings, stone fireplace, and expansive deck overlooking the river, it only adds to the charm of its surroundings. photo via  vecoma photography  

10. Vecoma at the Yellow River

Secluded, historical, and incredibly picturesque, Vecoma at Yellow River lies hidden within 70 wooded acres in Snellville, Georgia.  The natural canopy covering from the forest allows for ceremonies to be held outdoors in all kinds of weather, and the Yellow River glides along, offering waterside views. The reception lodge onsite can seat 250 guests for dinner, and with its soaring ceilings, stone fireplace, and expansive deck overlooking the river, it only adds to the charm of its surroundings. photo via vecoma photography 

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