When you’re looking for a new place to celebrate Thanksgiving this year, heading to Massanutten is always a good option! This scenic Virginia vacation destination is family-friendly and makes for a wonderful place to enjoy time outdoors alongside savory stops. There’s something for everyone to enjoy in Massanutten and the following are just a few mouthwatering and fun reasons you’ll want to book your Massanutten Thanksgiving stay sooner rather than later in 2022.

Indulge Your Tastebuds This Thanksgiving with a Holiday Dinner

Taking time to enjoy a Massanutten Thanksgiving away is always a treat! That said, there’s no reason to leave the most flavorful aspects of the holiday behind when you head this way. A visit to Massanutten over Thanksgiving is a chance to treat your tastebuds to a feast no matter what your savory preferences may be. Those who are craving a traditional Thanksgiving meal complete with mouthwatering sides and dessert options will want to head over to Base Camp on November 24th between noon and 9:00 pm. They’ll be serving up a delicious Thanksgiving Day buffet to be enjoyed as long as you have a reservation in advance. In 2022, the menu hosts a full salad bar as well as appetizers and soup options ranging from Swedish meatballs and chicken noodle soup to a pumpkin bisque and a cheese log. Entrees and side options include roasted turkey with stuffing and gravy alongside honey lemon glazed salmon and wild rice pilaf. Roasted loin of pork Florentine is also on the menu as well as mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, broccoli cheese casserole, and creamed corn. Guests can top it all off on a sweet note with dessert options that include cookies and pumpkin pie as well as apple crisp and cheesecake with cherry topping. The Base Camp Thanksgiving Day buffet costs $24 for adults and $12 for kids 12 and under. Those 2 years of age and under can enjoy the buffet at no cost.

Campfire Grill is also hosting a Thanksgiving Day dinner in place of its regular menu on November 24, 2022. This holiday meal option will be offered between noon and 10:00 pm at a price of $37.50 per person. A Thanksgiving meal at Campfire includes soup, salad, an entrée, sides, and dessert too. Beverages can be purchased at this dinner at an additional cost. The appetizer bar will host selections like pumpkin bisque, lobster bisque, tossed salad, and grilled marinated veggies alongside country ham and fresh melon. Guests can choose an entrée from a lineup that includes roasted turkey with sage stuffing, grilled salmon with smoked gouda cream sauce, roasted NY strip with cranberry hollandaise, pan-fried ham with brown sugar glaze, or pan-fried meated rainbow trout with crab beurre blanc. Side options include mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, cranberry walnut rice, green beans, broccoli casserole, and a vegetable medley. Desert is sure to satisfy thanks to selections like pumpkin pie, maple bourbon cheesecake, and fruit cobbler!

Grab Your Massanutten Thanksgiving Meal to Go

Those who are looking forward to a delicious holiday meal but don’t feel like sitting in a restaurant can grab their groceries locally and enjoy a home-cooked meal this year instead. Booking a vacation rental in Massanutten through Vacation Properties Made Simple means easy access to a home away from home with a kitchen. Having access to a culinary space while traveling makes prepping your favorite dishes a breeze!

Visitors to Massanutten will also find that Massanutten Resort offers a great Thanksgiving pick-up meal option in 2022. Guests have options to pick and choose between two different meal packages depending on preference. Orders can be placed online starting November 1, 2022, and the pickup destination will be the Massanutten Conference Center on November 24th between noon and 4:00 pm. The menu for package #1 can serve 2 to 4 people and includes turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, green beans, corn, and pumpkin pie. Package #2 is designed to serve 3 to 5 people and provides turkey, gravy, stuffing, ham and glaze, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, mac and cheese, green beans, corn, rolls, and butter as well as pumpkin pie.

Enjoy a Holiday Hike

An incredible way to work off those well-earned Thanksgiving dinner calories is to plan on enjoying a hike while you’re here over the holidays. Shenandoah National Park is a wonderful place to access trails of all types throughout the end of November. This Shenandoah Valley fan-favorite destination is loved for its incredible collection of ponds, wildlife, forested terrain, and cascades too. Other nearby trails to check out beyond the national park include Kaylor’s Knob Trail, Fridley Gap Trail, and Rocky Mount Trail Loop just to name a few.

Book Your Stay Today

Make the most of your Massanutten Thanksgiving travels when you let the team at Vacation Properties Made Simple handle all of your accommodation details while you’re here. Reach out today to learn more about our exciting options and to start planning.