For East Coast brides dreaming of an idyllic countryside backdrop for your wedding day, look no further than the Finger Lakes region in New York. If the idea of gently rolling hills, vineyards and dramatic lake views makes your heart swoon, the Finger Lakes should definitely be on your short list of destination wedding locations.
Named for its distinctive lakes that were carved by glaciers eons ago, the Finger Lakes are an impressive feat of nature: The two largest, Cayuga Lake and Seneca Lake, are hundreds of feet deep and measure nearly 40 miles in length. While May through October is prime wedding season here, the ever-present backdrop of these waterways make each season special. ... (continue reading)