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In years past, families across the United States have looked forward to the Thanksgiving holiday without reserve. Whether your family is one that does a giant dinner gathered around a traditional table or makes the most of post-dinner football—it’s a holiday that’s well-known and loved for bringing people together. The end of November is that special time of year when loved ones that live far away hop in cars and on planes to redirect towards home in the name of the holidays. Previously, Thanksgiving was all about gratitude and get-togethers. In 2020, it’s safe to say that it looks a little different.

In light of the global pandemic, families that once assumed Thanksgiving was a given, are now looking at new routes to celebrate that keep safety and health top of mind. What do you do when it’s not the most responsible choice to have everyone fly in and stay in your home together? The answer might be simpler than it seems. This year, consider booking a holiday away in Quechee, Vermont instead! A Quechee vacation is a great way to bring everyone together in a setting that offers up much in the way of outdoor fun while providing options for individual housing in the area that still keeps loved ones close.

Why Quechee is a Great Holiday Choice

Settled into the scenic Vermont landscape, Quechee is a charming and welcoming locale that’s ideal for a Thanksgiving holiday away. Much of the appeal of Quechee lies in activities that can be enjoyed outdoors—making it simple to social distance during your stay while still savoring the sights and sounds that give this space a quaint ambiance. Quechee is a popular destination amongst those with a passion for downhill adventures, which might be exactly what your traveling group needs to keep their minds off the stresses 2020 has delivered. Whether you’re enjoying holiday time on the slopes, making the most of snowshoeing through the mountains, or taking time savor a holiday sleigh ride, Quechee offers up plenty of versatile options for fun that everyone will enjoy! From a bundled up trek through the Quechee Gorge to stops at covered bridges that provide incredible opportunities for photographers, Quechee makes it simple to customize your holiday away to style and preference standards.

Consider Take-Away Meal Options

When you’re just not in the mood to deal with cooking up a huge meal for everyone in your traveling crew, consider some local takeaway options offered up this holiday season. Going this route allows you to skip the risks associated with large dining rooms while enjoying a hassle-free and inevitably savory meal anyway enjoyed in the comfort of your vacation rental! Woodstock Farmers Market is settled off of Woodstock Road and is currently accepting orders for Thanksgiving. Place your order online for a full meal with roasted turkey, stuffing, candied sweet potatoes and more! For a more indulgent and upscale Thanksgiving dinner experience, considering calling in a meal from Simon Pierce which is located on Main Street within a restored mill on the river.

Book a Quechee Vacation with Holiday Style in Mind

For those Quechee holiday away travelers that can’t imagine a Thanksgiving without a traditional spread, booking into a vacation rental with a full kitchen is key to a savory experience. Guests who book with Carefree Quechee Vacations will find that whether they’ve reserved their place in a cozy abode or a sprawling residence, the full kitchen provides plenty of space to cook up all those ingredients that have long defined your traditional home-bound holiday. Guests are free to mix and mingle in a safe bubble of proximity while spacious dining rooms provide just the right scene to enjoy the meal together when everything is ready to go. Many of our rentals offer up a wonderful collection of both tasteful and ultra-comfortable furnishings. This makes it simple to settle in after the big meal and enjoy post-dinner conversation or watch the game on a large flat-screen television.

If the weather is right, make even more of fresh-air holiday moments during your stay by taking advantage of access to private balconies, patios, and decks depending on the property you select for your stay. When it’s time to rest up after an amazing Quechee Thanksgiving adventure, bedrooms are often large and include plush mattresses and ample closet space. Whether you stay together or everyone books their own stay nearby, it’s bound to be an option that takes the stress out of holiday plans while keeping the focus on fun, health, and safety.

Enjoy the Thanksgiving Getaway

Whether you’re in town for the holidays or headed this way another time of year, Carefree Quechee Vacations has the home away from home you’ve been searching for. Contact us today to learn more about our many Quechee vacation rentals and services in this area. We can’t wait to welcome you to beautiful Vermont!