We all wait for the joyous occasion of Thanksgiving for the scrumptious food and the rare opportunity to spending time with loved ones we might not see often. In the daily hustle of routine life, we seldom get the chance to sit, talk, enjoy, and simply relax with our family and friends. We are running around like the hands of a clock in an attempt to stay on schedule. No wonder this long break from school, work, and usual responsibilities is the perfect time to do something unique. Though Thanksgiving is typically about cooking and relishing a hearty dinner with your loved ones, it does not mean you are bound to stay home year after year. You can certainly add a novel spin to it if you choose to travel somewhere beautiful away from home. What’s more, you can even get the best of your family traditional meals by renting a vacation home with a fully equipped kitchen. A Thanksgiving vacation to a gorgeous destination can materialize your dream of enjoying in a unique style. Make the most of the opportunity of spending quality time with your loved ones by combining it with the joy of a Thanksgiving vacation to Rangeley!
The Perfect Destination for an Enjoyable Vacation
The right location for your holiday depends on the overall theme of your trip. Whether you would prefer to stay indoors and rest or venture out to enjoy unique outdoor activities, Rangeley, Maine is a great choice. With picturesque terrain featuring mighty mountains, a thick cover of trees, calm and pristine lakes, and plenty of local wildlife, this destination welcomes visitors from far and wide. Rangeley has a unique charm in every season, making it an ideal location for a trip any time of the year. When visiting during Thanksgiving, you can admire the fall foliage which creates a spectacular and colorful landscape. Rangeley is a wonderful destination for skiing, offering ski runs and slopes suitable for all levels. You can enjoy snow adventures like cross country skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, sledding, and so much more. Most of the ski areas are open from November to March so you can plan your activities during the Thanksgiving holiday.
One of the popular ski locations is Saddleback Mountain, where both locals and visitors have a great time on the slopes. You can easily find many ski rental stores to rent gear at your convenience. Saddleback Mountain is also famous for snowboarding, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing. You may find another popular spot offering lots of runs, slopes, and runs at Sugarloaf in Carrabassett Valley. For an off the off-the-beaten-path adventure, you may like to explore the Maine landscape by heading out for cross-county skiing at the Rangeley Lakes Trail Center.
You can also enjoy many other outdoor activities besides skiing. Depending on the weather, you may like to visit natural wonders in the area. Head over to the scenic Height of Land, located at an elevated spot along the Rangeley Lakes National Scenic Byway. It is an excellent scenic route where you can admire the stunning landscape of mountains, lakes, and trees. Hiking enthusiasts can head over to spots like Bald Mountain, Mooselookmeguntic Lake, Cascade Stream Gorge Trail, and Angel Falls.
If you would like to understand the history and culture of the Rangeley lake area, you can visit the Outdoor Heritage Museum and the Maine Forestry Museum. Both these indoor attractions feature displays, artifacts, and information about the logging history of the area. You can understand the value of outdoor beauty and natural resources of this rich terrain.
Choose an Accommodation That Feels Like Home
After spending a day in the beautiful Rangeley area, you can continue the party indoors with activities like game nights and movie nights. None of this is possible in the tiny shared space of a hotel room. Without any dedicated areas for living, cooking, dining, and sleeping, it is difficult to accomplish any annual Thanksgiving plans. As a solution to this, you can easily rent a spacious vacation home and stay comfortably with your whole family. We have plenty of Rangeley, Maine vacation rentals at Morton & Furbish Vacation Rentals. From a traditional house with a private waterfront to a modern villa in downtown Rangeley area, we can offer it all. You can take advantage of fully furnished homes with lots of amenities. The spacious layout with dedicated living and dining area can be perfect while spending time with a group. Though you may enjoy exciting adventures and activities outside, you won’t want to miss out on the traditional Thanksgiving meal. The fully functional kitchen is a key feature, as you can make an elaborate Thanksgiving dinner just like back home. The kitchen will have cookware, utensils, and appliances for your convenience.
Your dream Thanksgiving vacation can easily come true when you opt for a Rangeley vacation rental. Get in touch with us and find the right property to call home!