10 Best Places to Propose in Connecticut (2023)

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by Suzanne Sachs  5 min read



Connecticut is full of perfect places to propose. Whether you and the person you love are enthusiasts for beautiful vineyards, lakes, parks, natural scenic beauty, or good food and wine, there’s a beautiful spot to create a lifetime of memories. This guide describes some of the best places in Connecticut to ask that special person to marry you.


In this guide we will explain the following:

  • Romantic Locations in Connecticut
  • Lighthouse Point Park - New Haven
  • Gillette Castle State Park - East Haddam
  • Connecticut Wine Country
  • Beautiful Lakes
  • Bantam Lake - Litchfield County
  • Lake Waramaug - Litchfield County
  • Outdoor Locations to Propose in Connecticut
  • Gillette Ridge Golf Course - Bloomfield
  • Thimble Islands
  • Curtis Canyon Overlook
  • Wadsworth Falls State Park
  • Mystic Seaport - Mystic
  • Elizabeth Park Rose Garden - Hartford
  • Best Places to Propose in Connecticut


Romantic Locations in Connecticut

1. Lighthouse Point Park - New Haven

This coastal park offers views of Long Island Sound and features the historic Five Mile Point Lighthouse. Proposing near the water or at the lighthouse can be a memorable choice.


2. Gillette Castle State Park - East Haddam

This historic castle overlooks the Connecticut River and offers beautiful views from its terraces. The castle's unique architecture and scenic surroundings provide an enchanting backdrop.


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3. Connecticut Wine Country

Connecticut has a growing wine industry with many picturesque wineries. You can plan a proposal at one of the wineries, perhaps during a wine tasting.


Beautiful Lakes

3. Bantam Lake - Litchfield County

Connecticut's largest natural lake, Bantam Lake offers a serene and scenic setting with opportunities for lakeside proposals. Bantam Lake is known for its scenic beauty, with serene waters surrounded by lush greenery and rolling hills. It provides a picturesque backdrop for your proposal.



4. Lake Waramaug - Litchfield County

This beautiful lake is surrounded by rolling hills and charming towns, making it a romantic location for a proposal. Consider proposing at one of the lake's public access points or scenic viewpoints.


Outdoor Locations to Propose in Connecticut

Connecticut is full of romantic gardens, lakes and golf courses. These are some especially romantic locations for a proposal on a romantic walk, viewing lakes or enjoying a glass of wine or champagne in a secluded spot for the perfect proposal.

5. Gillette Ridge Golf Course - Bloomfield

If you both enjoy golf, consider proposing on the green with the rolling hills of the golf course as your backdrop. A proposal at a golf course can create a lasting memory for both you and your partner, making it a place you can revisit in the future to reminisce about that special moment.


6. Thimble Islands

Take a romantic boat tour to the Thimble Islands and propose in the midst of these unique, scenic islands. The Thimble Islands are a collection of small islands in Long Island Sound, known for their natural beauty and picturesque landscapes. The rugged coastlines, lush vegetation, and crystal-clear waters create a stunning backdrop for a proposal.


7. Wadsworth Falls State Park

If you and your partner enjoy the outdoors, consider proposing at the base of Wadsworth Falls or along one of the park's hiking trails.


8. Mystic Seaport - Mystic

The historic maritime village of Mystic offers a picturesque waterfront setting. You can propose along the scenic Mystic River or on a romantic boat ride.


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9. Elizabeth Park Rose Garden - Hartford

This stunning rose garden features thousands of roses in bloom during the summer months. It's a romantic and colorful setting for a proposal.


10. Innisfree Garden - Millbrook

Although technically in New York, this nearby garden is a beautiful place to propose. It features serene landscapes, water features, and a tranquil atmosphere.


Best Places to Propose in Connecticut

While it can be tempting to get wrapped up in elaborate proposal plans, sometimes the very best way to ask the question is a classic, heartfelt, on-one-knee moment. Whatever you and your soon-to-be fiance or fiancee enjoy, Connecticut has beautiful and memorable places to propose. Make one of these romantic locations your special place by proposing with the perfect vintage engagement ring.


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Suzanne Sachs

Suzanne has always believed vintage rings can change lives. She's been in the jewelry industry for over 35 years, working with vintage jewelers, diamond dealers, diamond cutters, and gemologists. Suzanne started Artdecodiamonds in 2000 and understood the demand for vintage rings throughout the world. She ultimately started VintageDiamondRing.com in 2014, and understands each vintage ring is a reflection of you – your history, your relationships, your style, your elegance and is honored to have the opportunity to help you showcase your flair in a unique and exquisite way.


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