Thanksgiving is the perfect opportunity to gather with your loved ones and enjoy a hearty meal. After all, it is the time of the year when everyone gets a chance to pause, unwind, reflect, and express gratitude and love for all the blessings and joys of life. No wonder we make our plans for a Thanksgiving celebration well in advance. In fact, often we may even start planning for the next occasion at the table of the existing celebration. If the thought of the next Thanksgiving celebration is running in your mind, you can start planning right away. Though you can easily open your house to your loved ones for a traditional family meal followed by delicious desserts and long talks, there is no right or wrong way to have a Thanksgiving celebration. There is scope for unique ideas if you and your loved ones would love to try out something different, like celebrating the occasion at a new destination far away from home or opting for the great outdoors as a venue for your Thanksgiving dinner. If you would like a winter wonderland popular for outdoor activities like skiing, snowshoeing, and many other snow adventures, you may like to consider the gorgeous Traverse City, Michigan. This destination is popular for winter vacation as it has lots of options for both indoor and outdoor activities. It is also a destination suitable for all age groups, making it an ideal place while visiting with family. If you’re considering spending Thanksgiving in Traverse City, we definitely have some advice!
Activities and Attractions for a Memorable Thanksgiving in Traverse City
Traverse City is the right location for your Thanksgiving holiday if you would like to explore the great outdoors. Mt. Holiday is the place to be for all types of snow adventures. You can enjoy skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, and tubing. There are ski slopes and lanes for both entry and advanced level, making it a favorite spot for visitors. Do not miss the unique winter ziplining possible at this location. For a family outdoor visit, you can head to the famous Mission Point Lighthouse Park. Capture photographs of the iconic and historic lighthouse, while admiring the picturesque landscape. The area also has many trails for hiking, biking, and snowshoeing. Visit the iconic the Village at the Grand Traverse Commons. This old asylum building is renovated into a happening hub with many restaurants, shops, cafes, wineries, and much more. You can find many trails for hiking and biking where both kids and adults can have a great time. For a fun picnic close to the beach, you can head to the famous Clinch Park. Another outdoor spot that has many trails for hiking, biking, and photography is the Traverse Area Recreation and Transportation Trails.
Besides the scope for lots of outdoor adventures, you can also enjoy the opportunity to taste some of the finest wines in the region at many popular wineries in Traverse City. There are many wineries and vineyards in Traverse City where you can plan a visit during your stay. It can be a perfect way to celebrate Thanksgiving while bonding over some fine wine from the region. You can also check out if the there are any Thanksgiving special events at the location. Some of the popular spots include the Mari Vineyards, Chateau Chantal Winery and Tasting Room, Brys Estate Vineyard and Winery, Chateau Grand Traverse Winery, and the Bowers Harbor vineyards. After some excellent wines, you can attend to your stomach and enjoy lots of delicacies at any of the popular restaurants and food joints in town. From traditional cuisines to quick fast food bites, this place has it all.
A Perfect Place to Call Home
There is no doubt about the scope of fun activities in Traverse City. You can easily plan an itinerary that can appeal to everyone in the group. But a perfect Thanksgiving celebration is incomplete without the traditional family meal. Even if you choose to spend your special weekend at Traverse City, you can still continue all the indoor activities by opting for a vacation home. At The True North Property, we understand the value of creating memorable memories with your loved ones. With this thought in mind, we are happy to offer a wide range of fully furnished vacation homes where you can spend an excellent time as a group. Our variety of vacation rentals can cater to groups of all sizes. Whether you are looking for a cozy modern condo for a small group or a big house for a large one, you can easily find it with us. One of the biggest advantages of renting a vacation home with us is the presence of a fully equipped kitchen. You can easily make the perfect Thanksgiving dinner in Traverse City with the cookware, utensils, and appliances on the spacious countertop.
The perfect Thanksgiving vacation home is just a call away. Get in touch with us at the True North Property to book your dream vacation rental at the earliest.