Romantic Places to Get Married in Ohio

by Kristie Lorette

For those planning a wedding in Ohio, the list of romantic options for the ceremony and the honeymoon is considerable. From metropolitan locations to quiet country getaways, Ohio offers a range of possibilities to suit every preference and budget. As a result, the choice of where to get married in Ohio is a matter of selecting the place that will best serve the couple and provide them with the wedding of their dreams.

Put-in-Bay

Put-in-Bay is located in Lake Erie, almost due west from the city of Toledo. Popular among vacationing families, the island is also versatile enough to be a romantic destination for a wedding. The Put-in-Bay Resort and Conference Center specializes in weddings, but there are also a number of more intimate bed-and-breakfast options for the ceremony and for the honeymoon. Additionally, the island features a variety of unique restaurants to hold the rehearsal dinner and local merchants for guests who decide to stay a little extra time there.

Put-in-Bay Put-in-Bay, OH 43456 putinbay.com

A Georgian Manner Bed and Breakfast

Located about an hour from the state capital of Columbus and surrounded by several national and state parks and forests, A Georgian Manner Bed and Breakfast provides couples with a quiet and romantic ambience for their wedding ceremony and honeymoon. Though set in the heart of the Midwest, the hotel specializes in Southern hospitality, and the décor features a mid-19th century style. Wedding parties can arrange for carriage rides for guests, and newlyweds can book the hotel’s honeymoon suite that comes complete with a heart-shaped Jacuzzi tub.

A Georgian Manner Bed and Breakfast 29055 Evans Road Logan, OH 43138 740-380-9567 georgianmanner.com

Cincinnati Art Museum

Featuring a soaring Georgian façade, the Cincinnati Art Museum is set in the city’s historic Eden Park and offers its Great Hall, among other rooms, for weddings, wedding receptions, and even rehearsal dinners. The Great Hall is particularly popular for wedding ceremonies, with its double staircases and tall skylight. The museum even provides a specially designated catering service for all events that are held there. On a practical level, the museum offers discounts of $1,000 for couples who hold their weddings on either Friday or Saturday.

Cincinnati Art Museum 953 Eden Park Drive Cincinnati, OH 45202 513-721-2787 cincinnatiartmuseum.org

Punderson Manor Lodge

Located just outside the city of Cleveland, Punderson Manor Lodge in Punderson State Park offers a quiet and romantic getaway for weddings and honeymoons. The resort features a Tudor-style manor and overlooks a lake, and weddings may be held either indoors or outdoors. For couples who choose to stay at the lodge for their honeymoon, there are a number of outdoor activities, including hiking in the state park, boating on the nearby lake or catching a hot-air balloon ride.

Punderson Manor Lodge 11755 Kinsman Rd. Newbury, OH 44065 440-564-9144 pundersonmanorstateparklodge.com/

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About the Author

Kristie Lorette started writing professionally in 1996. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in marketing and multinational business from Florida State University and a Master of Business Administration from Nova Southeastern University. Her work has appeared online at Bill Savings, Money Smart Life and Mortgage Loan.