Long Island Elopement Ideas: Getaways + Experiences

Long island elopement portrait at Greenport by the water

Looking for places to elope? Have I got some ideas for you! Take the ferry from Connecticut to Greenpoint, Long Island or the train from the city. The Lin Beach House is a hop, skip and jump from New England and New York City. It’s sexy, stylish and cozy, plus there is a bar and huge table for your catered dinner! I promise you, having a Long Island elopement can be such a magical experience! And this boutique hotel is the perfect place to stay for your elopement, bachelor or bachelorette party!

Check out this Winter Elopement at the Lin House!

What to do at your Long Island Elopement

Sunset portrait in Long Island elopement

When planning your elopement in Long Island, NY, you have SO many incredible options for activities to make your day unforgettable. Are you outdoorsy? PERFECT - mother nature did good here in NY! Wanting a more cozy indoor experience? There are so many fun (and warm) experiences indoors you can have during the colder months! And if you love luxury, fashion, and edgy vibes - New York delivers with fun architecture and unique accommodations! Long Island really has something for every couple! Not sure what your options are for elopement activities and locations?? Here are some ideas to consider for your Long Island Elopement!

Outdoor Activities

Greenport elopement portrait with bride running
  1. Beach Elopement: Long Island boasts beautiful beaches like Jones Beach State Park and Montauk Beach, perfect for a romantic seaside ceremony.
  2. Vineyard Ceremony: Exchange vows amidst lush vineyards at a winery like Bedell Cellars or Martha Clara Vineyards.
  3. Botanical Garden Wedding: Enjoy the natural beauty of Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park or Old Westbury Gardens.
  4. Boat Elopement: Sail into bliss with a private boat ceremony on Long Island Sound or the Great South Bay.

Indoor Activities

Wedding portrait indoors at the Lin Beach House, Greenport
  1. Historic Mansion Elopement: Tie the knot in elegance at Oheka Castle or The Mansion at Glen Cove.
  2. Fine Dining Celebration: Have a private dinner at a renowned restaurant like The View at Oakdale or Mirabelle Restaurant & Tavern.
  3. Spa Retreat: Relax and rejuvenate together with a couples' spa day at Gurney's Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa - PERFECT for a Winter elopement!
  4. Art Gallery Wedding: Exchange vows surrounded by art at The Parrish Art Museum or The Nassau County Museum of Art.

These activities can offer a blend of natural beauty, luxury, and cultural experiences. Ensuring a memorable elopement in Long Island, NY. It really is up to you to decide what kind of experience you want on YOUR wedding day, and then plan accordingly! As your elopement photographer, I'm also a resource to you to help offer ideas for activities, and where to stay, and can help craft your elopement day timeline suited to YOU!

Check out the Ultimate Checklist for Planning your DREAM Elopement!

Photos from this Winter Elopement in Greenport NY

Check out more from this romantic elopement in Greenport, New York. A romantic village getaway on Long Island! You can find more resources for eloping in New York below - or shoot me a message with any questions!

Detail close up photo of oysters, drinks and other food
Vows on left - groom portrait on right
thing mine ours wedding jacket in white
Vows overlayed an image of groom on left, brides face on right
Black and white collage of close up bridal portraits

New York Elopement Resources

Long Island Winter Elopement Vendors

Thank you to this Incredible Dream Team
Photographer + Creative Direction – Corey Lynn Tucker Photography
Video – JF3 Productions
Venue – The Lin Beach House
Hair – Upstyle Hair + Makeup
Make-up – Erica T. Martel
Jumpsuit – Ines Di Santo
Wardrobe Styling – Beth Lindsay Chapman
Bridal Boutique- The White Dress by the Shore
Suit – Vera Wang
Suit Shop – Jos. A. Bank
Florist – Flowers by Justine
Calligrapher – Black Tulip Calligraphy
Rentals – Together LLC.
Couple – Katie Shanley + Ben Willis

Corey Lynn Tucker is a Connecticut based New England (including NY) elopement and small wedding photographer, educator and artist.  She offers workshops for photographers, photo art tours and more.  With a passion for the the earth, art, people and culture, she travels nationally and internationally telling their inspiring stories.  If you are planning your Long Island elopement or small wedding, she would love to hear from you!  To book Corey on her travels, follow her here!

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