Every girl should have the chance to live like royalty, so why not start on your wedding day? Opulence and elegance are two words often paired with this roundup of New York's most extravagant castles. Jump-start your fairytale wedding by tying the knot under one of these architecturally stunning landmarks.
Singer Castle (Above)
Manicured greens, rose gardens, and hilltop terraces are just a few of the features offered by the surroundings of Dark Island's historic 100-year old castle. Engulf yourself in the mystery of this ancient masterpiece while partaking in the royal festivities of your big day.
Photo: Courtesy of Belhurst Caslte
Belhurst Castle Housed on the shore of Seneca Lake in Geneva, this award-winning 1800's stone castle has been accommodating brides-to-be, and their lavish guests, for decades. When not indulging in one of the extensive spa treatments, check out one of the 11 exclusive guest rooms, each decked out with deluxe fireplaces, soaking tubs and rich antique dГ©cor.
Photo: Courtesy of Lyndhurst Castle
Gothic architecture takes center stage at this post-colonial mansion previously home to some of New York's most influential residents, like Mayor William Paulding and railroad tycoon Jay Gould. Century old foliage and stunning structures fill the 67 acres of lush greenery that overlook the widest part of the Hudson River.В©2004 Ulysses Photography
Photo: Courtesy of Reid Castle
Royal exclusivity is one of the benefits of celebrating your wedding at this legendary 19th century castle, with a reservation to hosting only one wedding reception per day. The privilege of securing the entire ground floor for each celebration certifies a day filled with prestige, and one-of-a-kind service, enriched with an aesthetic opulence.
Photo: Courtesy of Boldt Castle
Boldt Castle Attracting tourists from around the world, this architectural testament of love by founder George Boldt, to his wife Louise, has been marrying love and history since 1900. Located on Heart Island, this picturesque wedding venue provides couples with an array of backdrops including deluxe gardens, romantic gazebos, and grand courtyards.
Photo: Courtesy of Oheka Castle
Featured on the National Register's elite list of historic places, this luxurious Long Island castle, fit with 32-guestrooms and suites, provides guests with world-class service and an abundance of American history. Formal gardens highlight the 1920's landscape designed to imitate an elegant French chateau.