Author: Isabella Grezzi
Whether it’s a family trip or solo adventure, the gift of vacation is one of the best you can receive this holiday season. Unfortunately, you may find yourself feeling bored or homesick on the actual holiday when many attractions are closed. Shake off the doldrums with this list of fun activities and outings you can enjoy on Thanksgiving Day in Orlando.
Lace Up Your Running Shoes at the Turkey Trot
Kick off your thanksgiving celebration with a turkey-themed fun run. Whether you run, walk, or jog, you’ll be helping Meals on Wheels and other programs that support Orlando seniors. Remember to wear your wackiest thanksgiving-themed hats and costumes for the run! If you are traveling with kids, they can enjoy a free Tot Trot after the 5k run for adults.
Enjoy a Classic Thanksgiving Buffet
It isn’t thanksgiving without a feast. Whether you are staying with us or are a local hoping to avoid a day stuck in the kitchen, Rosen Inn at Pointe Orlando has got you covered. Dine on traditional turkey with gravy as well as classic autumn delights such as candied yams, mashed potatoes, and cranberry sauce. Rounding out the meal are our selection of soups and salads, as well as a dessert bar featuring pies, cakes, and ice cream. As a special treat, kids and seniors enjoy special discounts on their meals.
Take a Stroll in the Leu Gardens
Once you’ve filled your bellies with delicious Thanksgiving delicacies, walk it off at the Leu Gardens. Enjoy the mild weather as admire a variety of tropical plants and wildlife including butterflies, lizards, and more. All the lovely plants and sculptures in the gardens make it the perfect place for family holiday photos.
Enjoy Winter Fun at Light Up UCF
In the evening, visit a winter wonderland in the middle of Central Florida at Light Up UCF. Enjoy a Ferris wheel, ice slide, and outdoor ice skating all for affordable prices. On select nights, Light Up UCF will be showing classic holiday films as well as a light show that features choreographed lights, music, and snow. Check out show times and purchase tickets on the event’s website.
Shop ‘til You Drop at the Outlet Malls
If you’re a self-proclaimed shopaholic, Orlando is the perfect place for you. At Rosen Inn at Pointe Orlando you’re less than five miles away from the Orlando Premium Outlets. Plus, Pointe Orlando is across the street. Once you’ve researched the top deals in the area, you won’t have far to go to find exciting Black Friday deals.
Take It Easy
Whether you’re prepping for an evening of Black Friday shopping or are ready to hit the hay after your thanksgiving feast, Rosen Inn at Pointe Orlando is your home away from home. Enjoy our free Wi-Fi, catch a movie on our HDTV with premium channels, and relax in our spacious accommodations. On warm Thanksgiving afternoons you can even enjoy a swim in our outdoor heated swimming pools. To reserve your Orlando Thanksgiving vacation today, call 407-996-8585.