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8 Wonderful Thanksgiving Hideaways for a Relaxing Family Getaway in Orlando

If you’re planning a trip to warm up in sunny Orlando, FL for Thanksgiving, your options for a temporary place to stay are limitless including entire homes with pools.  Here are just a few of my favorite ones that can accommodate larger groups and what they offer you.  Prices listed are subject to change and not guaranteed.  Dates projected are for 11/26 – 11/30, a 5-day/4-night stay.  All properties have various physical distancing and safety procedures in place, it is best to verify what is required and what to expect with each property. 

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For up to 8, you can get a spacious 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Suite with fully equipped kitchen, living room, and dining room from $836 with free flexible cancellation through November 23rd.
Free WiFi, beautiful surroundings, 10 minutes from the entry to Walt Disney World. The Grove Resort has received TripAdvisor’s Best of the Best 2020 Traveler’s Choice Award and is a Walt Disney Good Neighbor Hotel.

2 Bedroom Villa from $665
Free WiFi, a kitchen or kitchenette, and an en suite are standard every Holiday Inn Club Vacations At Orange Lake Resort villa and suite. Some villas and suites have a sofa bed.

Luxury 3-Bedroom Townhouse from $597
Featuring 3 separate levels, this private townhouse includes 3 full bathrooms and 1 half bathroom.
Free WiFi! Free parking.

Two-Bedroom Apartment with kitchen from $588
This Celebration, Florida resort features free shuttles and discounted tickets to Disney parks, Universal Studios and SeaWorld. It offers 4 outdoor pools and a restaurant.

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Margaritaville Resort Orlando Homes

3-Bedroom Chalet from $1072
This chalet features a washing machine, toaster and dining area. Picture this… louvered shutters and clapboard siding in cool Caribbean hues with a carefree tropical feel. Free WiFi! Free parking

Two-Bedroom Villa – Non-Smoking from $1086
Located 4 mi of the Walt Disney World Resort, this Florida resort offers 4 heated swimming pools, on-site golf course, full-service spa, and 4 restaurants. SeaWorld is also 2 mi away. A balcony, seating area, and sofa bed are included in all Marriott’s Grande Vista rooms and villas. Select villas include a refrigerator, microwave, and kitchenware. Free WiFi.

Club Wyndham Bonnet Creek

Two-Bedroom Villa from $1187
Located on the grounds of Walt Disney World, Club Wyndham Bonnet Creek features 5 outdoor pools, 2 lazy rivers, 6 hot tubs, 2 children’s water play areas, 3 restaurants, a spa and free WiFi access.

4 Bedroom Villa from $847
With Disney’s Boardwalk reachable in 5 miles, Magic Village Views Trademark Collection by Wyndham provides accommodations, a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool, a fitness center and a bar. Both WiFi and private parking are available at the vacation home free of charge.

Thanksgiving Eats

Looking for a Special Thanksgiving Dinner that’s Al Fresco or To Go?  Here’s some great alternative dining choices.


6 great places to get some quality time with nature in the Orlando area.

  • Dickson Azalea Park – paved path plus bike trails at this historic hidden gem.
    • 100 Rosearden Drive, Orlando, FL 32803
  • Tibet-Butler Preserve – county park with environmental center and miles of trails.
    • 8777 Winter Garden Vineland Rd, Orlando, FL 32836
  • Twin Oaks Conservation Area – 370-acre conservation area in Osceola County, where over 45,000 new native plants were introduced by hand.
    • 2001 Macy Island Rd, Kissimmee, FL 34744
  • Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive – one way, 11 mile drive popular for wildlife viewing and photography.
    • 2850 Lust Rd, Apopka, FL 32703
  • Blue Jacket Park – 75 acre historic site.
    • 2501 General Rees Ave, Orlando, FL 32814
  • Leu Gardens – 50 acres of botanical gardens.
    • 1920 N Forest Ave, Orlando, FL 32803

Happy Wandering in Orlando!

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