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Say I Do at the Perfect Winter Wedding Venue in Upstate NY

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If you’ve dreamt of saying “I do” in a cozy environment with stunning views, then Garnet Hill Lodge in North River is the perfect place for your romantic winter wedding. We offer a truly enchanting winter wedding venue in upstate NY, with a lodge that features a unique blend of rustic yet elegant charm to make your special day magical.

Planning your wedding at Garnet Hill Lodge promises to be an unforgettable journey, and we’re here to guide you every step of the way. Here are some tips to ensure your wedding is as extraordinary as the love you’re celebrating:

Incorporate the Scenic Beauty

wedding couple outside in the snow

Garnet Hill Lodge is renowned for providing breathtaking views of Thirteenth Lake and the Adirondack Mountains. For winter weddings, we offer an intimate indoor ceremony space with panoramic views of the winter landscape. Exchange your vows in front of an incredible garnet stone fireplace surrounded by the natural beauty that only a winter wedding in upstate NY can offer.

Customize Your Celebration

wedding reception tables and chairs

At Garnet Hill Lodge, we know that every love story is unique and that every couple has a different vision for their special day. We work closely with our couples to customize each wedding day, ensuring that every detail reflects your personal style and preferences. Couples will have access to our full-service on-site wedding coordinator to review details, ask questions, and more. From table arrangements to menu selections, we’re here to make your vision a reality.

Book On-Site Accommodations

split image. on left is bathroom. on right is bed overlooking snowy mountains.

At Garnet Hill, wedding parties reserve the entire Inn for two nights, so you’ll get to celebrate your special day all weekend long! Hosting a welcome dinner, the ceremony and reception, and a farewell breakfast the following morning all at the same location means less stress for both you and your guests.

Additionally, booking accommodations on-site ensures that your friends and family can fully enjoy the festivities without worrying about transportation, and they can experience a romantic winter getaway in upstate NY for themselves! From cozy cottage rooms to enchanting balcony rooms with panoramic views, our lodging options provide a comfortable and convenient retreat after a day of celebrations.

Enjoy a Variety of Winter Activities

three women cross country skiing

Turn your wedding into a memorable weekend by taking advantage of the lodge’s proximity to a range of activities, from on-site skiing and snowshoeing to nearby attractions.

Outdoor Activities

  • Cross-Country Skiing & Snowshoeing: Garnet Hill Lodge offers all guests access to our award-winning Nordic Ski Center, as well as miles of cross-country ski and snowshoe trails.
  • Hiking & Biking: Explore the Adirondack mountains on a hike or bike ride, perfect for when there hasn’t been a recent snowfall. We offer a guided hike the morning of the wedding as well as mountain bike rentals and lessons.
  • Downhill Skiing at Gore Mountain: Hit the slopes and explore the largest trail and lift network in the state of New York at nearby Gore Mountain.

Indoor Activities

  • Outdoor Center Ski Shop: Looking for the latest ski and outdoor clothing and equipment or branded gear? You’ll find all that and more at our Outdoor Center Ski Shop.
  • Barkeater Chocolates: Visit the local chocolate factory store! Book one of their chocolate making experiences or browse their selection of delicious treats, including truffles, caramels, chocolate bars and bark, cocoa, coffee, and more.

Plan a Winter Wonderland Honeymoon

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Extend the celebration by turning your wedding weekend into a romantic winter escape. Our lodge is the ideal basecamp for exploring the beauty of upstate NY. Whether you’re looking for an adventure-packed trip, or if you just want to savor quiet moments by the fire, your winter honeymoon at Garnet Hill Lodge promises to be an unforgettable experience.

When it comes to outstanding winter wedding venues, nothing beats Garnet Hill Lodge. From magical views and on-site accommodations to the various nearby and on-site activities, we’re sure to make your wedding one to remember. Contact us now and let’s get started on bringing your dream winter wedding to life!

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