Turkey season is upon us as we draw nearer to Thanksgiving. Whether you are hosting or visiting someone for Thanksgiving, you probably have a lot of finishing touches to make for your plans. If you are a holiday traveler, you’re probably looking to get the best Thanksgiving experience you can in a hotel.
While the hotels are probably closed to capacity for this Thanksgiving, this list should give you some great ideas for the best hotels to spend Thanksgiving in next year.
First of all, who doesn’t want to take a trip to San Diego? Perfect weather, a great city, and the ocean leave visitors wanting little else. The Grand Del Mar hotel historically has thrown a heck of a Thanksgiving as well.
The hotel restaurant, Amaya is hosting its annual Thanksgiving feast on Thursday, November 26. After a day full of fun on the Aria Lawn, Thanksgiving feast participants will head into the mediterranean-inspired restaurant for their three-course fall tasting menu. This year’s menu includes a starter from the selection of Caramelized Mushroom Velouté, Arugula and Roasted Beet Salad, Chatham Bay Scallops, Maine Lobster Salad, or Kurobuta Pork Collar Ravioli.
Next you’ll indulge in the main course with an incredible selection. For traditional Thanksgiving meal lovers there is Roasted Turkey Breast with leg confit, brioche stuffing, potato puree, brussel sprouts, and gravy. Other options include Mediterranean Trout, Seared Scottish Salmon, Carnaroli Risotto, or a Filet of Whole Roasted Beef Tenderloin.
Finally, your feast concludes with a selection of dessert from options such as Traditional Pumpkin Pie, Warm Apple Fritters, or Chocolate Gateau.
The Broadmoor is a luxury hotel with plenty of accolades nestled in Colorado Springs. The Broadmoor aims to please the whole family during the holidays as the resort offer plenty of activities for kids. For example, you can decorate square tiles that will be added to a life-sized gingerbread houses.
The Broadmoor also hosts a White Lights Ceremony where the resort is illuminated by hundreds of thousands of strands of lights. If watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is on your yearly Thanksgiving checklist, you can join other guests in The Little Theater in the resort.
Since we all know that food is what reminds of us Thanksgiving the most, the Broadmoor offers buffet options at both their Lake Terrace and Penrose Room restaurants, along with regular menus at Summit and Tavern.
Thanksgiving at The Cloister will be celebrated from November 25 through November 29. The reason why The Cloister is such a great place for Thanksgiving is that they literally have an itinerary of happenings during the holidays.
The Thanksgiving celebration on Wednesday starts with Turkey Tie-Dye on the Beach Club Lawn. There is also a Thanksgiving Squash Camp, Sand Settlement Building Contest, Bingo, a Low Country Boil, and Holiday Reception in the Colonial Lounge.
On Thursday you can partake in the Turkey Trot Family Fun Run, Thanksgiving Service at the Chapel, Ocean Edges Thanksgiving Day Walk, traditional Thanksgiving meal at the Davis Love Grill, an annual feast at the The Lodge, a feat at The Cloister, a coastal fare Thanksgiving at the Beach Club, Thanksgiving dinner in the Georgian Room, or a Thanksgiving dinner at Colt & Alison.
That’s all in just the first two days. We’ll spare you the rest so that you can just go book your reservation now.
Cozying up in a gorgeous ranch is what the silver screen portrays for the holidays. At Triple Creek Ranch, it is a reality. Triple Creek Ranch is tucked away in millions of acres of national forest and the Bitterroot Mountain range. The adult’s only resort is perfect for those looking to get away from the often stressful holiday season.
Guests can join the Second Annual Thanksgiving Archery Tournament or join in on a Stave Puzzle Challenge. A holiday cooking school will teach guests how to make pies and use leftovers to the best of their abilities. Chef Jacob will be providing a traditional Thanksgiving dinner that pays homage to the flavors of the west.
In addition Cyril and Blakesley Chappellet will join guests as they pair their award-winning wines with the holiday feast.
5. Mandarin Oriental – New York, New York
Last but not least, we head to New York to the Mandarin Oriental, one of the premier hotels to witness the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Central Park View rooms and suites offer incredible views of the parade on Thanksgiving day.