Planning a wedding? You simply cannot go wrong with a wedding celebration in the Baltimore area. The region is home to a number of beautiful, impressive and often historic wedding destinations that provide the perfect backdrop to your dream ceremony and reception. But which wedding venues in the Charm City area rank among the best? For a little inspiration, here are a few of our favorite Baltimore wedding venues.
1. Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel
300 S Charles Street
Baltimore, MD, 21201
For couples planning a glamorous, luxurious wedding, the Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel delivers everything you’ll need. The hotel offers indoor and outdoor event spaces, including two newly renovated ballrooms and a terrace with great views of the cityscape. A dedicated staff and an experienced Executive Chef, who can design a unique, inventive menu based on your own preferences, ensure that your celebration will be worry-free. Check out the Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel for a deluxe wedding destination that is perfect for those who want to enjoy an upscale wedding in Baltimore.
2. Crofton Country Club
1691 Crofton Parkway
Crofton, MD 21114
What could be better than a scenic outdoor wedding at a superb Baltimore area destination? At Crofton Country Club, you can transform your dream of a gorgeous outdoor celebration into a reality. Crofton Country Club offers indoor and outdoor ceremony locations and a ballroom that can accommodate up to 200 guests. There are also a number of private rooms where the bridal party can get ready on the big day. The Club also provides a variety of wedding packages, giving you the flexibility to plan a wedding celebration that suits your tastes and budget.
3. Swan Cove Manor
5441 Ross Neck Rd
Cambridge, MD 21613
Swan Cove Manor is all about options. This wedding destination gives couples the freedom to plan a wedding however they choose. Couples get to decide how formal or relaxed they’d like to be; the size of the ceremony and reception; whether or not they want to have a caterer or supply food and beverage themselves. At Swan Cove Manor, you and your guests will be able to soak in awe-inspiring waterfront views of the Chesapeake Bay, too. The unique natural setting provides a gorgeous backdrop all year long. For couples who are all about personalization, Swan Cove Manor is one option that will exceed your expectations.
4. George Peabody Library
17 E Mount Vernon Place
Baltimore, MD 21202
What’s more unique than a wedding ceremony and reception amidst the stacks? Whether you and your fiancé(e) are bookworms or not, everyone can appreciate the George Peabody Library. The 19th-century research library is an elegant and historic space that can accommodate weddings of all sizes. Guests can mingle in the exhibit room during cocktail hours and head into the stack room for the reception, surrounded by six tiers of columns, gold leaf accents and other impressive Neo-Grec architectural touches. Couples who want to wow their guests will find that the Peabody Library fits the bill.
Don’t Forget About Wedding Transportation
A wedding represents a once-in-a-lifetime celebration, and as such, you’ll want to do everything you can to make your wedding a memorable event. With luxury ground transportation from ZBest Worldwide, you can take the guesswork out of travel to and from your wedding and focus on what’s important: making the most of your wedding celebration.
ZBest provides a selection of wedding packages guaranteed to get you to your wedding in comfort, style and safety. These packages offer a variety of deluxe features as well, including:
+ A luxury vehicle to take you and your wedding party to and from your wedding.
+ Non-alcoholic champagne and crystal glassware, allowing you to toast your nuptials as you travel from one destination to the next.
+ Red carpet roll-out, ensuring you can make a bold entrance at your wedding or reception.
+ “Just married” flag to commemorate your nuptials.
ZBest boasts a proven reputation across the Baltimore area. Just consider some of the recent ZBest customer reviews published on WeddingWire:
“ZBest was great! I really wanted a trolley for our wedding party transportation and my husband reached out to ZBest for this. They were willing to work with our price point which was great, and they were significantly less than other quotes I had received. The driver arrived on time (early in fact!) even when it was down pouring. He even escorted myself and my bridesmaids one by one to the vehicle underneath an umbrella so we didn’t ruin our hair and makeup. He made sure we got to all of our destinations right on time, and even cranked up the music so we could get the party started! We were also incredibly impressed at how well he was able to maneuver that large trolley in such tight city streets! ZBest was able to deliver everything we wanted for our wedding and we couldn’t be happier!” -Katie
“We loved working with ZBest Limo on our wedding day! Our driver arrived right on time and we were impressed by the quality of the limo. We planned many stops for photos in downtown Annapolis, and our driver was flexible, fun and always right around the corner when we needed him. We were so thankful that he was able to navigate the busy downtown area with ease (even during the holiday season!) and know that some of our favorite photos wouldn’t have been possible without the support from ZBest. We’ll definitely use ZBest again in the future for our transportation needs!” -Kerry
“We used ZBest for the bridal party transportation to our venue. The 23-passenger mini bus was very new, clean, and the driver was on time. Would highly recommend!” -Sara
“ZBest is a great company. Through my wedding process, they were nothing but extremely helpful. They were timely, flexible, and very easy to work with.” -Laura
When it comes to getting to your wedding, why not choose a ground transportation provider that goes above and beyond the call of duty day after day? With ZBest, you’ll be able to enjoy first-rate ground transportation on your wedding day, making it easy for you to get where you need to go.
*Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in March 2016 and has since been updated to reflect the most accurate information.