April 25 2020 | Planning Tips

While it’s hard to keep your eyes off the bride at a wedding, it’s nice to have a venue with an amazing view – either from on high or just everywhere you turn. From the New Orleans French Quarter to Plantation Country, here are five of the best. 

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Riverview Room

The Rivervew Room offers sweeping views of the Mighty Mississippi and the Vieux Carré. Your guests will love this opportunity to get front row/center seats to New Orleans, a city that is always ready for her close-up.

Photo courtesy of the Riverview Room

Steamboat NATCHEZ

Walk down the aisle on the arm of the Old Man – Old Man River. Not only does the NATCHEZ offer a spectacular view, but it's constantly changing. Since the 1800s, riverboat captains have been marrying couples on the river. Now it's your turn.

Photo courtesy of the Steamboat NATCHEZ

The Rooftop on Basin

This fabulous venue offers views of Downtown New Orleans, the French Quarter and St. Louis Cemetery No. 1. It's a a lovely spot to begin your happily ever aftering. Learn more.

Photo courtesy of the Rooftop on Basin


Royal Street is one of the most beautiful rues in the Vieux Carré and you can get a spectacular view from Brennan's Restaurant. For a romantic balcony scene worthy of Shakespeare, make it Brennan's.

Photo courtesy of Brennan's Restaurant

Houmas House

No matter where you stand on this historic land is a sight that will take your breath away – the mansion, the gardens, the gazebo, the fountains, live oak trees...let your guests take it all in.

Photo courtesy of Houmas House
Photo courtesy of Houmas House