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5 vacation homes for a Thanksgiving getaway

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Thanksgiving is all about spending time with loved ones – ideally over a delicious feast. Start a new tradition this year and head out of town to enjoy quality family time, prepare a delicious dinner, and immerse yourself in America’s natural beauty.

Here are five cozy stays to make you feel extra grateful this Thanksgiving.

Big Bear Lake, California

Soak in nature at this dreamy retreat

Soak in nature at this dreamy retreat

If you’re looking for a relaxing retreat, this Dream Getaway with Secluded Spa in Big Bear Lake is the perfect destination. The cabin can accommodate six guests and features a spacious kitchen for preparing your Thanksgiving dinner.

Sip your morning coffee on the terrace and enjoy the mountain views before heading out on a hike through one of the nearby parks. Or just stay in – after all, the real highlight is a private hot tub tucked away in the forest, perfect for unwinding among the trees.

La Follette, Tennessee

Enjoy crisp autumn evenings with a family campfire

Enjoy crisp autumn evenings with a family campfire

Minnies Mountain Lake House has the charm of a wood cabin with all the modern touches you need for a comfortable vacation.

Located in La Follette, the home is beautifully designed with rustic decor and both indoor and outdoor amenities to keep the whole family busy. The lake house features a large terrace with mountain views, hot tub, pool table, fully equipped kitchen, and space to sleep 10 people.

Green Mountain Falls, Colorado

Explore Colorado’s natural beauty this Thanksgiving

Explore Colorado’s natural beauty this Thanksgiving

Against the backdrop of the dramatic Colorado mountains, you’ll find the cute town of Green Mountain Falls and Cozy CO Rocky Mountain Retreat Near Pikes Peak.

This home is just a short drive from Garden of the Gods, Pikes Peak, and lots of other nature – making it an idyllic home base for hikers or anyone looking to enjoy the crisp mountain air. This two-bedroom home has room for up to six guests and a kitchen that’s ready to handle preparations for a holiday feast.

Beech Mountain, North Carolina

Have your holiday dinner with a forest view this year

Have your holiday dinner with a forest view this year

Beech Mountain Retreat with 2 Decks and Mountain View! is a two-story home with terraces that seem to float among the trees of Beech Mountain – like your own private treehouse. With space for seven people, this house is filled with rustic charm, plenty of natural light, and two wood-burning fireplaces to curl up next to in the evenings.

This forest escape may feel secluded, but there are modern amenities to keep the whole family happy – including a PlayStation and a fully equipped kitchen that makes cooking a delight.

Concrete, Washington

Enjoy a peaceful Pacific Northwest trip in this beautiful home

Enjoy a peaceful Pacific Northwest trip in this beautiful home

The mist-shrouded mountains of the Pacific Northwest are the perfect escape into nature. At Riverside Retreat on Skagit River in Concrete, let the sounds of the rushing river wash away your stress.

This stylish home sleeps six guests and is designed with relaxation in mind – from its sleek furniture to the well-stocked coffee bar. Kick back beside the firepit with mountain views, or head to the game room for some friendly competition.

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