Six Ideas for Thanksgiving Getaways to Gather Together As State Restrictions Keep You Apart

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, the ongoing pandemic threatens to disrupt many of our longstanding holiday traditions. Interstate travel restrictions can present complex logistical hurdles while safety concerns have many of us thinking twice about spending time with our more vulnerable loved ones. In lieu of traditional family get-togethers, many travelers are looking for alternative ways to spend the holiday.

Here is an exciting list of ideas for couples and families large and small to take advantage of the break in a health-safe and memorable way.


Safe and Memorable Thanksgiving Getaways for Families of All Sizes and Couples


Offering the utmost in privacy and socially-distanced outdoor adventure, you have a choice from a diverse collection of all-inclusive cowboy ranches and private ranch homes. They present luxurious tucked-away options amongst the jaw-dropping wilds of Montana, Wyoming, Colorado and New Mexico.

Caribbean thanksgiving escapes


The unique geography of the Caribbean has allowed many islands to keep their case counts in check as they have reopened to tourism. This Thanksgiving, try a luxurious resort and or villa in Turks and Caicos, St. Barths, St. Lucia, Jamaica and Mexico to enjoy world-class beaches and quarantine-free stays.

Utah's National Parks getaways


A stay in the desert towns of Moab or Springdale provides the perfect base from which to visit Utah’s unparalleled national parks. This Thanksgiving, embrace wide-open spaces, red rock majesty and fewer crowds than ever in these enchanting locales.

Southern California getaways


Whether staying in a private mid-century modern villa just outside of Palm Springs or a refined resort perched above Laguna Beach’s spectacular coastal bluffs, those in search of a laid-back escape can luxuriate in Southern California’s idyllic charm and mellow vibes.

Hawaii getaways


Reopening to mainland visitors on October 15, Hawaii has instituted some of the nation’s most rigorous testing and travel standards. Families spread out across the country can rest easy reuniting against the backdrop of Maui’s lush rainforests, Lanai’s pristine beaches and otherworldly volcanic landscapes.

Florida getaways


A perennial favorite amongst guests hailing from colder climates, The Sunshine State’s nearly 700 miles of beaches spread across its Gulf and Atlantic coasts lay claim to a diverse selection of luxury accommodations suited to every travel style and interest.

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