Orlando for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Guide to Orlando

Whether you’re a traveler looking to dine in style, make the most of the area fun, or explore the beginning of the holiday season, making your way for Thanksgiving in Orlando is bound to be an inspiring choice! This guide is a great way to kick things off when you’re looking to maximize the fun in 2022.

Savor the Flavor of a Thanksgiving in Orlando

Heading to Orlando any time of year is a treat, but those who make their way in this direction over Thanksgiving are in for a savory take on a getaway! Orlando is packed with delicious dining options for Thanksgiving Day, and whether travelers are in the mood for something more traditional or they’re hoping to indulge in an elegant dining adventure, the city has something mouthwatering waiting for them upon arrival. Those who are excited to enjoy roast turkey and traditional sides as well will want to make their way to TooJay’s Deli, Bakery & Restaurant. Located at 2624 East Colonia Drive in Orlando, this restaurant is serving up homestyle dinner on November 24th between 11:00 am and 8:00 pm. The menu will host everything from stuffing and green beans to gravy, cranberry sauce, and of course sliced turkey in abundance.

Caribe Royal Orlando is another tasty option for guests to try when they’re looking for brunch and dinner selections on Thanksgiving. This eatery is found at 8101 World Center Drive in Orlando and offers up a nice balance between buffet-style dining for brunch and elegant dining at night. Brunch will be served between 11:00 am and 4:00 pm at Tropicale, while The Venetian Chop House opens for dinner between 3:00 pm and 8:00 pm. Those who swing by for brunch will be treated to options ranging from sushi and seafood to crepes, omelets, bruschetta, candies, and more! If it’s a sophisticated holiday dinner you’re after, the Chop House menu will be hosting everything from pumpkin bisque soup and slow-roasted turkey breast to filet mignon and dessert options. Count on a five-course meal for which your taste buds will thank you!

Taking your trip to Orlando for Thanksgiving and your dining experience to the next level is a breeze for those who head over to the Waldorf Astoria. Situated at 14200 Bonnet Creek Resort Lane, the Waldorf Astoria is hosting no less than four elegant dining options on Thanksgiving this year. A la carte dining will be offered at La Luce while Oscar’s is hosting a family buffet with classic fare as well. Harvest Bistro is doing a traditional take on dinner while Bull & Bear is offering an elaborate four-course experience with all the trimmings included.

Book a Rental for a More Traditional Holiday Approach

While getting out and enjoying a restaurant-style meal this Thanksgiving might be exactly what travelers are looking for, those who are hoping to carry traditions with them to Orlando will find booking a vacation rental through Casiola Orlando is just the ticket. Our collection of holiday rentals come in a variety of size and style standards to exceed every guest’s expectations. Many of our property options are situated close to theme parks and provide guests with access to fully equipped kitchens where they can serve up their preferred holiday meal just the way they like it! Kitchens often include spacious counters, high-end appliances, and custom cabinetry already filled with cooking and baking essentials. When it’s time to dine, large dining room tables also grace many of our rentals, while those properties with furnished decks, patios, and even balconies offer up a place to make it an alfresco moment instead. Booking a stay in a rental with large televisions and access to Wi-Fi means guests can settle in after Thanksgiving dinner and enjoy a movie in good company too.

Fun Activities to Enjoy in the City This Time of Year

Orlando is a city brimming over with options for fun, and those that come here over Thanksgiving will find the holiday season is no exception to that rule! Head over to the Night of a Million Lights event while you’re in town. This runs from November 11, 2022 through January 1, 2023 and is organized by Give Kids The World Village. The event is held at Live H20 Water Park in Kissimmee and provides guests with a place where they can walk through a holiday scene sprinkled with over 3 million holiday lights for a good cause! Proceeds go to helping critically ill children and their families enjoy great getaways when they’re needed most.

Other options for fun during your stay in Orlando for Thanksgiving include a stroll through the stunning Harry P. Leu Gardens as well as time walking through downtown’s Lake Eola Park. If you’re looking for a place where you can access whimsical museums, amazing dining options and shopping, there’s no better place to find yourself than International Drive.

Book Your Getaway Today

Thanksgiving is a great time to travel to Orlando, and when you’re looking for accommodations to top it all off in style, Casiola Orlando is here to help. Browse our rentals online today to learn more about our incredible options and to start planning! Contact us today!