Coolest & Oddest Central New York Wedding Spots
Earlier this week, we told you about the heart-shaped lake at Old Hickory Farm. There are other unusual spots for a Central New York wedding.
And not all of them would come immediately to mind. Sometimes you have to think outside the box. For instance, the clock in downtown Utica. It's a great symbol of the city and would make for wonderful photo opportunities. One snapshot could capture the exact time at which your special moment occurred. And there's something absolutely timeless about a clock to represent your matrimony--because it technically could run forever.
The Cross Island Chapel in Oneida (above) can be reached only by rowboat. Built in 1989, "the world's smallest church" measures less than 30 square feet and seats two.
A covered bridge wedding at Wolf Oak Acres in Oneida includes ponds, gorges, waterfalls and rustic barns.
Artisan Works in Rochester specializes in weddings with over 500,000 pieces of art.
At Watkins Glen International (above), couples can get hitched at the speedway's start/finish line, take a lap around the track in a pace car, and enjoy a champagne toast in the Winner's Circle.
How about exchanging vows in the Strasenburgh Planetarium at the Rochester Museum and Science Center? The star projector offers a view of the solar system and laser shows with the music of U2, the Beatles, or the Dave Matthews Band.
Railroad enthusiasts might enjoy Utica's Union Station (above) or Seneca Harbor Station, originally built on Seneca Lake in 1876.
Over 650 weddings have been performed 156 feet underground in the "wedding caves" at Howe Caverns. Conquer your claustrophobia.
Cooperstown's Farmers' Museum has the Empire State Carousel, with 25 hand-carved animals representing the agricultural and natural resources found of the Empire State.
Animal lovers could try the Utica Zoo (above) or the Rosamond Gifford Zoo in Syracuse.
Naturists would dig a wedding at the Wild Center in Tupper Lake.