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Get the most out of your turkey day and celebrate Thanksgiving in style by saying goodbye to old traditions and hello to newer and more fabulous ones. T-day ideas are endless this year because O-town is dishing out a cornucopia of feasts to choose from. Step onto the turkey trail and experience a tasty harvest in Orlando Citysearch's Thanksgiving guide.
Updated: October 09, 2009
Experience the Pacific Northwest with a palette featuring scenic views of streams at Disney's Wilderness Lodge this Thanksgiving. The main course includes a turkey breast with sage, butternut squash soup, salad, candied pecans, fresh-field greens and cobbler. The prix-fixe meal is served from 4pm to 9:30pm and is $36-$60.
Treat the family to an outdoor garden party in the heart of downtown Winter Park. The five-course meal includes roasted butternut bisque, salad, house-smoked salmon, choices of turkey, cod, pork tenderloin and filet of beef and a dessert. The Thanksgiving meal is $50-$55.
Pamper yourself amongst Key West environs and pay homage to Ernest Hemingway at the same time on turkey day at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Resort. The feast includes sliced roasted turkey with gravy, cranberry sauce, country-whipped potatoes, sausage stuffing or filet mignon with apple wood smoked bacon.
Get out of the kitchen and chow down on a Thanksgiving meal complete with the bird, cornbread dressing and gravy, ham, sweet potato casserole, cranberry orange relish, two vegetables, corn muffins, biscuits and pumpkin pie.
Spend your Thanksgiving on the 15th Floor of Disney's Contemporary Resort while watching fireworks burst into the air at the Magic Kingdom. The T-day meal includes Serrano ham, spit-roasted turkey with cornbread and mushroom stuffing, whipped potatoes, roasted-squash soup, candied pistachios and pumpkin cream brulee. Prices are $63 for adults and $20 for children ages 3-9.
Celebrate Thanksgiving the Mediterranean way at the Gaylord Palms Hotel & Convention Center. The buffet includes sliced turkey breast with sage giblet gravy, Mediterranean-rubbed prime rib of beef, honey-glazed ham, green bean casserole, herb and apple stuffing, roasted shallots mashed potatoes, cranberry relish and pumpkin and pecan pies served from 12pm to 10pm. Prices are $45 for adults and $19.95 for ages 3-12.
Entertain deliciously by having your Thanksgiving meal catered. The feast includes roasted butternut squash and chestnut soup, a fresh, free-range turkey, homemade dressing, cranberry sauce, Yukon gold mashed potatoes with gravy, sweet corn souffle, dinner rolls and pumpkin, pecan or apple pie with whipped cream.
Give turkeys a break and go for the pig instead this year. The hams at this food company are smoked for 24 hours and then spiral-sliced for your mouthwatering pleasure. Hams are between seven to 10 pounds and are $40-$70. The store also sells side dishes and desserts.
Make your Thanksgiving a cinch by utilizing this deli for your Thanksgiving turkey, sides and desserts. The meal includes carved turkey for $5.50 per pound or a completely carved turkey for $6.99 per pound paired with a vegetable, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce and stuffing. 10-pound turkeys are $74.44, 12-pound turkeys are $89.33 and 15-pound turkeys are $111.67. Desserts include pumpkin cheesecake for $18, pumpkin pie for $8.95 and pecan pie for $9.95.
Encounter a natural chain that has been providing Orlando with natural goodness for over 70 years. Celebrate health with its fruits, vegetables, herbs, teas, whole grain flours, baked goods and powdered supplements.