Venues surrounded by nature are a fantastic choice for event planners. They have spectacular views, are inspirational for attendees, and offer great indoor and outdoor activities to add to your itinerary. Check out our Top Picks for Venues for Nature Lovers.
Royal Roads University is located on Hatley Park National Historic Site in Victoria, British Columbia. Overlooking the Esquimalt Lagoon, the Straits of Juan de Fuca, and the Olympic Mountains of Washington, you’ll find everything that makes this area unforgettable and its only 25 minutes from downtown Victoria. The location is the perfect setting for special events, weddings, banquets, and conferences for up to 250 in their 4 spaces. The breathtaking Hatley Castle is one of Victoria’s s most unique settings with its contrasting beauty of formal gardens and old growth forests.
Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park in Winter Harbor, Maine provides a truly unique space for students, researchers, artists, for group conferences and meetings up to 125 in its 8 rooms. The rocky coast of Maine has always provided inspiration and a magnificent backdrop for some of the most innovative thinking and creativity. The Schoodic Institute is open year-round and welcomes all to its beautiful walkable campus. Culinary options at the Schoodic Institute will wow your guests with group lobster bakes, receptions, plated, full-service dinners and lunch or brunch buffets prepared mostly from locally sourced ingredients.
Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography in La Jolla, California is located high on a bluff with dramatic ocean views. It’s a one-of-a-kind facility with more than 60 diverse marine habitats and features a two-story Giant Kelp Tank where guests feel surrounded by the ocean world. The Birch Aquarium can accommodate corporate or social events for up to 1,500.
|Lackawanna County Visitors Bureau |
|Springs Preserve |
Las Vegas, NV
|University of Pittsburgh at JohnstownJohnstown, PA ||Vancouver Aquarium, an Ocean Wise Initiative |
|Royal Roads University |
|Branford House at Avery Point |
|Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography |
La Jolla, CA
|Schoodic Institute at Acadia National ParkWinter Harbor, ME |
|Shedd Aquarium |
|University of North Carolina Asheville |