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8 Luxury Getaways To Take With The Family

By: Staff

March 19 2020

Perfectly located across the country's diverse, beautiful landscapes—these 8 hotels shine bright for the annual family holiday. Look forward to Michelin-approved meals, a string of activities dedicated to younger guests and most importantly, lots of fun! 

THE RESORT AT PAWS UP

GREENOUGH, MONTANA
One of Skylark’s forever favorites, The Resort at Paws Up just outside of Missoula is the ultimate place to kick off the festive season. The luxe ranch, as usual, is going above and beyond for the feasting holiday: Executive Chef Sunny Jin will be joined by special guest chef and BBQ legend Chef Sam Huff and everything from touch football, wagon rides through the wilderness to roasting s'mores on the fire-pit and family movie nights are on the schedule.

BLACKBERRY FARM

WALLAND, TENNESSEE 
Spread over 4,200 sheep and cow-dotted rolling acres in the Great Smoky Mountains, Blackberry Farm offers guests a chance to live the luxe pastoral life: 62 spacious accommodations, a brewery, and a fully-operational farm led by Master Gardener John Coykendall. Enjoy your Thanksgiving Dinner at the resort's acclaimed Barn Restaurant, where a pioneering culinary team brings out the best of each ingredient.

THE LODGE AT BLUE SKY

PARK CITY, UTAH
The Lodge At Blue Sky
is a sprawling 3,500-acre outdoor playground in the Wasatch Mountain Range, just 40 minutes from Salt Lake City. During Thanksgiving weekend, guests can look forward to an array of activities: distillery tours and tastings at High West, nature treks, a turkey bingo, clay shooting, horseback rides and of course—a lavish, farm-to-table holiday dinner with Western flair.

SALAMANDER RESORT

MIDDLEBURG, VIRGINIA
Check-into the Salamander Resort and you'll have two tempting meal options—dinner at Harrimans Virginia Piedmont Grill with roasted turkey and cranberry reduction or the brunch buffet with multiple kid-friendly stations, prime rib carving, local cheeses and endless desserts. Work off the big meal with the resort's 5K Turkey Trot and Field Goal Kicking Contest, or simply cuddle up on the couch for family movie night.

TIMBERS KAUAI

KAUAI, HAWAII
Who says Thanksgiving can't be spent by the ocean? Head to Timbers Kauai—a 450-acre resort community on Hawaii's Kauai Island, with views over the Pacific Ocean and Hau’pu mountains, a Jack-Nicklaus golf course, two pools and family-friendly accommodations. Foodwise, the sprawling resorts turns to the Farm at Hōkūala—its organic 11-acre plot with fresh fruits and vegetables, ensuring that your Thanksgiving Dinner will be in true farm-to-table fashion this year. 

THE INN AT LITTLE WASHINGTON

LITTLE WASHINGTON, VIRGINIA
Under the auspices of legendary Chef Patrick O'Connell, the restaurant at The Inn At Little Washington has earned three Michelin stars and famed visits by celebrities, politicians and the Queen of England. Described by critics as "good enough to make you cry," the restaurant is modeled after a European country retreat, housing 30 intimate tables, a 14,000 bottle wine cellar and an attentive staff who theatrically serves each course—eclectic, imaginative and unrestricted American cuisine.

THE FEARRINGTON HOUSE

PITTSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA
The Fearrington House menu is serious #ThanksgivingGoals: sunchoke & apple soup with ginger cake, pressed ham & truffle with celery root, traditional sorghum glazed roasted turkey and a delectable maple and chestnut tart with pecan ice cream. After the lavish feast, enjoy a leisurely nap at the Inn in one of their 32 uniquely designed rooms with plush fabrics, antiques and panoramic garden views.

LODGE & SPA AT BRUSH CREEK RANCH

SARATOGA, WYOMING
Head to Wyoming to experience an all-inclusive luxury ranch experience this holiday season, only at the Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch—home to multiple greenhouses, a distillery and the Medicine Bow Creamery. On Thanksgiving day, kids will be entertained courtesy of the Lil Wrangler Program, featuring horseback riding, pond fishing, scavenger hunts and more. In the evening—head to the newly opened Cheyenne Club for a family feast of stuffed roast turkey, Rocky Mountain Trout, gnocchi and assorted pies.