While tropical locations might be what most people imagine for destination weddings, DatingAdvice.com offers a dozen unexpected alternatives — including Maine’s own Port City.
Portland takes fourth place on the site’s list of “12 Unexpectedly Perfect Cities to Get Married In.”
The small blurb praising the city cites its “sweet inns and harborside marinas.”
“Plus — just think of all that lobster,” the article adds.
Portland beat out fellow New England cities Salem and Boston, Massachusetts, as well as Brooklyn, New York, and Fairbanks, Alaska.
The top three most unexpectedly perfect cities to get married in are, in descending order: Montpellier, Vermont; Newport, Rhode Island; and Princeton, New Jersey.