Celebrate Thanksgiving at a California Inn with Lavish Dinners and Lodging Packages

SACRAMENTO, CA [October 24, 2018]— For travelers seeking a memorable, no-fuss Thanksgiving celebration, a B&B or boutique hotel getaway in California may just be the perfect solution. A number of California inns welcome travelers with lavish Thanksgiving dinners and lodging specials.

The Sage Restaurant at the McCloud Hotel near Mt. Shasta is offering a special four-course Thanksgiving menu for just $39 per adult. Mouthwatering selections include endive stuffed with goat cheese, pear, and chives drizzled with orange, honey and walnuts, roasted butternut squash soup with sage parmesan crouton, roast turkey with sage sausage dressing, mashed potatoes, gravy, baby peas, cranberry sauce, and chocolate cake, pumpkin or apple pie with whipped cream or vanilla bean ice-cream. Each course comes with a suggested wine pairing (not included in base price). Two seatings are available. Call 530-964-2822 to book.

Nick’s Cove & Cottages features award-winning cuisine in one of the most beautiful coastal settings in California. This Thanksgiving, two dinner seatings are available (2:00 PM and 5:30 PM). Entrée choices include either a roasted Diestel turkey with all the fixings (whipped potatoes, green beans, cornbread stuffing, and pan gravy) or a wood-fired whole Dungeness crab (with fried fingerling potatoes, balsamic chard salad, and old bay butter). Start with Tomales Bay clam chowder, a Croft kale Caesar, fried Brussels sprouts, or gnocchi with Dungeness crab and then finish with sweet potato cheesecake parfait or chocolate cream pie. Visit www.nickscove.com to view the full menu or call 415-663-1033 to reserve.

The historic Delta King Riverboat in Old Sacramento is hosting a traditional Thanksgiving dinner with reservations available from noon to 6:00 PM. This buffet-style feast will include classic Thanksgiving fixings—along with extra-special offerings like prime rib and oysters—in a gorgeous waterside setting. The meal will conclude with house-made pecan and pumpkin pie. Hotel accommodations are available for dinner guests who wish to stay aboard after their meal. Rooms are a mix of antique and updated, each with views of the Sacramento River. The dinner is $39.95 for adults and $16.95 for children 12 and under. Call 916-441-4440 to reserve for dinner or visit www.deltaking.com for hotel bookings.

Enjoy fall colors, sweater weather, and a traditional Thanksgiving dinner surrounded by redwoods in the fabulous Victorian village of Ferndale. VI Restaurant at the Victorian Inn hosts a fabulous, no-stress Thanksgiving dinner in a memorable setting. For $48 per adult ($22 for children under 12), guests can choose a main entrée (turkey, prime rib, or vegetarian), choice of soup or salad, and three side dishes. Desserts will be served a la carte for $9, with specials like pumpkin chevre cheesecake with a gingersnap crust or any selection from the restaurant’s regular dessert menu. Call 707-786-4949 to reserve.

The Murieta Inn and Spa near Sacramento is offering a luxe Fall Winery Package for stays through November 30, 2018, including a five-hour wine tour for up to five people and lunch. It’s a great low-stress way to plan a family holiday or to unwind after an eventful Thanksgiving feast. The boutique hotel’s on-site Gate restaurant is also offering a lavish buffet for the Thanksgiving holiday. A true farm-to-fork experience, the restaurant sources 65% of its produce from its own five-acre farm and the rest from other local farms and vendors in the Sacramento area. To book, visit www.themurietainn.com.

At Catalina Island Inn, guests can save 25% off any rooms or suite during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. A short sail away from the California mainland, but a world away from the hectic pace, the town of Avalon offers a unique Thanksgiving getaway. For Thanksgiving dinner, Avalon restaurants offer a variety of choices: casual family dining, a sophisticated gourmet meal, or a boat ride to the isthmus for a traditional turkey dinner at the Harbor Reef Restaurant. Call 310-510-1623 to book a room or for more information on Thanksgiving dinner options in Avalon.

Orchard Hill Country Inn in Julian is offering a hearty, $45-per-person, four-course dinner Thanksgiving weekend, with a menu that includes herb-roasted free-range turkey with chef's gravy, apple-topped sweet potatoes with butter sauce, old-fashioned country dressing with sausage, country green beans with ham, or harvest pumpkin cake with caramel pecan sauce. The inn welcomes guests with casual elegance and Craftsman-style, boasting 22 individually decorated guest rooms and a new Penthouse complete with kitchen, separate bedroom, and large river rock fireplace. Call 760-765-1700 for information or to make reservations.

What began an offering to the inns' employees who worked on Thanksgiving Day has evolved into a special tradition for guests of the Martine Inn in Pacific Grove. The inn offers a traditional Thanksgiving Day dinner—turkey, ham and duck—with all the trimmings, prepared from scratch by Ismael Vizcaya Diaz, the inn's chef for over 30 years. Overlooking the Monterey Bay, the dining room features tables set with Gorham Silver from the 1890s, a roaring fire, and waves crashing just outside. The dinner is open only to guests of the inn.  The price for the dinner is $55 for overnight guests, excluding tax and gratuity.  For reservations, call 831-373-3388.

The MacCallum House Inn in Mendocino invites guests to bring the whole family to spend the holiday together. With three seating times and pricing ranging from $75 to $80 for adults and $35 to $40 for children 12 and under, the restaurant Wine Spectator Magazine called “the area’s best restaurant” offers an elegant holiday choice. Last year’s Thanksgiving menu featured roasted turkey with whiskey gravy, Yukon gold mashed potatoes, wild mushroom bread pudding, cranberry orange relish, and pecan short bread squares with pumpkin mousse and Teho chocolate sauce. To reserve, call 800-609-0492.

To learn more about these and other California inns, visit www.cabbi.com.


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