The Best Place to Elope in New York!

With wedding costs skyrocketing over the past decade and Covid impacting wedding plans around the country, more and more couples have been turning to intimate and personalized elopement ceremonies. If you’re looking for the best elopement packages in New York, you’ve come to the right place!

Our Upscale boutique hotel offers a beautiful and romantic setting for your wedding or elopement. Choose from various ceremony locations both inside and out, and take advantage of our well-priced elopement packages in New York, offering the perfect range of services to make your day just right. The goal at our New York wedding venue is to ensure your wedding day runs smoothly and is as stress-free and focused on you as possible.

Our Upstate New York hotel is nestled amidst the forest in the secluded and scenic woods near the charming hamlet of Chestertown, NY. We’re just 20 minutes from the popular Lake George area, but with none of the busy crowds. Our Upstate New York Hotel is well known for its exceptional hospitality, upscale guest rooms, exquisite onsite dining, and easy access to the best things to do in the Adirondacks.

As you step into the peaceful natural setting of our New York wedding venue, you’ll feel your stress begin to melt away. It’s the perfect place not just to get married but to slow down, unwind, and truly get away from it all. You are always the top priority at our Upstate New York Hotel, and it’s time to plan the elopement of your dreams. Reach out to our New York wedding venue and learn more about our elopement packages in New York today!

A couple enjoying an intimate ceremony with one of our elopement packages in New York

We Have the Best Elopement Packages in New York

If you’re looking for the best value for elopement packages in New York, not to mention the most beautiful place to hold your ceremony, you’ll be hard-pressed to beat the elopement packages found at Friends Lake Inn. Our elopement packages in New York can be customized to fit your needs, but all of them include at least one night of lodging at our upscale hotel in our Lake Rooms. The Lake Rooms are our most spacious and luxurious accommodations.

In addition to this, our elopement packages in New York include an officiant, a bouquet and boutonniere for the wedding couple, a two-course dinner in our restaurant, and a wedding cake at a minimum. However, just as every couple is unique, every wedding is too.  If you’d like more information about how to customize your elopement packages in New York, contact us and speak with one of the seasoned members of our team.

In addition to the essential items mentioned above, our intimate elopement package includes the following:

  • Your choice of ceremony location from many on our property
  • Half bottle of House Sparkling Wine
  • Enjoy a made to order breakfast each morning of your stay
  • Up to 18 additional dinner guests may be added for 119. per person

Weekday rates for these elopement packages in New York start at $999. If you’d like to elevate your wedding to include a few of your closest friends and family, our Adirondack Petite Wedding Package might be a better fit for you. In addition to the above, this wedding package includes:

  • Two seasonal floral centerpieces
  • One hour of professional photography
  • Welcome reception with presentation platters of hors d’oeuvres
  • Wedding toast & sparkling wine
  • Two-course family-style dinner to include salad, two entrees
  • Boutique wedding cake with matching flowers
  • Up to 16 additional reception and dinner guests may be added for 129. per person

We also offer a host of enhancements that can be added to any of our elopement packages in New York, including things like staying additional nights (what a great place for a honeymoon!), hosted bars, massages, hair and makeup artists, photographers, and more. Our experienced team hosts a variety of weddings each year, and we know how important it is to get every detail right. You won’t find any better elopement packages in New York than ours!  For more information, reach out to our team today.

A couple enjoying an intimate ceremony with one of our elopement packages in New York

Get to Know our New York Wedding Venue

Aside from just offering outstanding and comprehensive elopement packages in New York, we also provide a beautiful and varied wedding venue! There isn’t just one thing that makes our Adirondack wedding venue stand apart from others. Instead, it’s a combination of things, from the stunning natural surroundings to the exceptional team that will work to make your day exactly what you hoped it’d be.

We offer a range of venues to choose from at our New York wedding venue, including our hotel’s beautiful outside lawn spaces. No matter the time of year you decide to get married, you can expect to have the option to choose a picturesque setting in nature. The newly expanded wedding lawn includes a babbling brook and a pond, or you can choose to say your “I do’s” on the bridge over the stream or under the willow tree. We also offer tented wedding receptions outdoors.

If you’d rather hold your wedding indoors, we can do that, too! We offer a range of inside spaces at our Adirondack wedding venue, such as the sun-drenched Breeze Dining Room or the Birch Bistro, ideal for a small ceremony or cocktail hour. Our Adirondack Dining Room is an intimate setting with gorgeous murals that adorn the walls and makes an elegant space for your big day.

This attention to detail at our Adirondack wedding venue drives us towards excellence, which is reflected in Friends Lake Inn being awarded The Couple’s Choice Award from Wedding Wire and the Best of Weddings from The Knot multiple years in a row. If you’re ready to learn more about the best elopement packages in New York, reach out to our wedding coordinators today!