Best Thanksgiving Destinations
Thanksgiving is considered a time for family and togetherness, but that doesn't mean that you can't all enjoy a special holiday in a new place. The space and amenities available in a condo or villa gives you and your loved ones the benefits of a vacation with the comforts of home. Here are some best destinations to spend your Thanksgiving holiday.
Just imagine eating your delicious turkey dinner while listening to the waves crash on the beautiful beach of Hawaii. The fall is the perfect time of year to visit these islands as they are less run with tourists and offer a peaceful time to enjoy the holidays. Resorts offer all of the fixings if you aren't interested in cooking. Waikiki even hosts a parade held annually on Thanksgiving Day that honors the Veterans and fallen soldiers of the attacks on Pearl Harbor. Marching bands and more from the mainland perform for the crowds.
Warm Southwestern temperatures and sunny skies await in Scottsdale. This city features some of the best eateries around. You won't need to worry about cooking here. You may need to make room for their centuries old tamales - filled corn husks that are perfection. Stroll downtown for a carriage ride or visit the historic Arts District. Following Thanksgiving the city features a desert botanical garden that glows with 8,000 hand-lit luminarieas and twinkle lights during "Las Naches de las Luminarias".
Orlando, Florida with its many theme parks, restaurants and experiences is a perfect place to spend an exciting Thanksgiving holiday. Travelers can take advantage of Walt Disney World and Universal Studios extended holiday operating hours. To maximize your experience and retain the homey feel of Thanksgiving, you can rent condos or larger villas in Orlando or the greater Kissimmee, St Cloud, Lake Buena Vista area. This gives you the advantage of a magical vacation and the home-like amenities of a condo. A relaxing breakfast or home cooked dinner are a perk available only with a condo's added space and full kitchens. Not to mention the savings bonus available to larger families enjoying Thanksgiving in the "most magical place on earth". Instead of renting several hotel rooms, everyone can be together in a villa - celebrating and giving thanks as a family.
NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA
"The Big Easy" is an exciting destination for someone looking to experience Thanksgiving in a new way. This historic city is famous for it's signature po-boys and creole dishes as well it's relaxed countenance in contrast with the bustling nightlife of Bourbon Street. Enjoy the jazz and spice of the French Quarter before retiring to your condo in this picturesque southern city. New Orleans offers a special twist on the traditional Thanksgiving feast: the turducken (a dish consisting of a deboned chicken stuffed into a deboned duck, further stuffed into a deboned turkey). As they say in New Orleans, "laissez les bons temps rouler" (let the good times roll)!
This town is bustling with historic activities during the holiday. Enjoy parades, reenactments, street festivals all steeped in the rich history while enjoying Thanksgiving with your loved ones. A special experience available only in this unique location.
THE GULF COAST
For those who want a little more sunshine with their turkey, The Gulf Coast is a perfect destination. Ranging from Texas to Florida, The Gulf Coast offers a range of locations to fit everyone's taste. The white sand beaches and sub-tropic climate of coastal Alabama and the Florida panhandle are especially popular. Thanksgiving is considered off-season and there are less tourists (meaning more free space on the sandy dunes), but there are many sunny days in November perfect for a dip in the Gulf. One drawback is that most everything is closed on Thanksgiving. But with some planning and the useful amenity of a condo kitchen, you can enjoy a delicious Thanksgiving meal in your flip flops and sunglasses.
MYRTLE BEACH, SOUTH CAROLINA
The mild temperatures of Myrtle Beach in November are alone a great reason to visit this beautiful South Carolina town. Take advantage of the average 69 degree temperature to enjoy amusement parks, outdoor events, and the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk for shopping and fun. Myrtle Beach is known as "the golf capital of the world" and for good reason! There are more than one-hundred golf courses in the area. An abundance of condominiums for rent in Myrtle beach ensures that you can enjoy your turkey day meal and a "quick" eighteen holes. Myrtle Beach is an ideal Thanksgiving vacation location for golf and shopping lovers alike.
Historic Galveston Island is a unique place to spend a Thanksgiving vacation. Relax on the sandy beaches of this coastal Texas area or enjoy shopping in the historic Strand district. Galveston boasts several fun activities such as the Texas Railroad Museum, Moody Gardens, and the Schlitterbahn Waterpark. Warm temperatures and dry weather mean that vacationers can enjoy all the exciting outdoor activities the area has to offer. Galveston architecture features a mix of historic homes and spacious beach homes and condos, many of which are rentable. A rented beach home in Galveston is a lovely place for a family or couple to enjoy a Thanksgiving turkey and a beach vacation all in the same day.Want to maximize your holiday fun this season? Easily book a 1, 2, or 3-night stay from AdvertiseRental's extensive inventory of properties. The site features beachfront condos. town homes and cozy cottages that are fully furnished and vacation ready!
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