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Thanksgiving in Palm Springs

Around the country, you’ll find that people tend to celebrate Thanksgiving the same way, year after year: gather at a relative’s house, feast on food, and get into long discussions with family members that may them questioning their relationship (or sanity). There’s a lot to be said for how Thanksgiving can bring people together, but if you and your loved ones are the type who love to switch things up to keep life exciting, why not escape to the warm sunshine of Palm Springs this Thanksgiving weekend?

A Palm Springs Style Thanksgiving

As Palm Springs Thanksgiving sounds off the last of the brisk fall weather and the beginning of chillier temperatures, you and your guests can kick back and relax in the comfort of your vacation rental in the desert. Soak up the sunshine in the desert, take a dip in the pool, or go on a few hikes through the Indian Canyons to work off those extra pounds you put on over Thanksgiving.

If you find yourself planning your Thanksgiving dinner in Palm Springs, you’re in luck: Visiting the area during this time of year means you can enjoy everything from holiday season events and attractions to ample time spent outdoors.

Palm Springs Thanksgiving Activities, Events, and Dining

For visitors who don’t feel up to cooking for Thanksgiving dinner in Palm Springs, the city and the surrounding area are home to a variety of decadent restaurants that serve up fabulous Thanksgiving meals and buffets. Make your reservation at restaurants like Vue Grill and Bar at Indian Wells Golf Resort, Lavender Bistro in La Quinta, any number of the high class restaurants at The Gardens at El Paseo in Palm Desert (such as Mastro’s, Fleming’s, or Bellatrix Restaurant & Wine Bar), or any of the amazing restaurants in Downtown Palm Springs.

In particular, Palm Springs is home to King’s Highway, Lulu California Bistro, Le Vallauris, Purple Palm, Purple Room, The Steakhouse, and even the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway’s Ride ‘n’ Dine program.

Nearby in Rancho Mirage, eateries like Waters Café, Cahuilla Ballroom, Acqua, Grand Palms Buffet, and the Ritz-Carlton Ballroom also offer a range of dining options for all budgets.

Throughout November, you can enjoy events and attractions such as Palm Springs Pride in early November, WildLights at the Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, the Renova Energy Ice Rink at The River, the Martha’s Village Thanksgiving 5K, and the Cabazon Indio Powwow at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino.

Contact Palm Springs Getaways Today and Escape to the Desert!

Our winter vacation rentals make the perfect home away from home for you and your loved ones during Thanksgiving and other family holidays. For more information on what makes Palm Springs an excellent choice for your holiday vacation, call our team of reservation specialists today!