How to Have the Perfect Thanksgiving in Georgia

If you’re lucky enough to be familiar with the Blue Ridge Mountains in the fall, you know that this place and season combine to create a truly special experience. If you’re looking for a new way to experience the holiday season, look no further than North Georgia: One of the best places to go for Thanksgiving! Below, we’ve compiled just a few of the ways to enjoy an incredible Thanksgiving in Georgia.

The Best Ways to Have an Unforgettable Thanksgiving in Georgia

1. Surround Yourself with Blue Ridge Mountain Beauty

Though getting away for the holidays is a refreshing change of pace, it’s tough to find a place that feels both new and just like home. One of those rare places is North Georgia! There’s idyllic beauty at every turn here. Whether your ideal getaway includes an adventurous hike rewarded with sweeping valley views or sipping coffee with your sweetheart from a rocking chair, you’ll experience a truly special Thanksgiving retreat here.

2. Let Someone Else Do the Cooking and Cleaning

What’s better than a wholesome feast with your loved ones on Thanksgiving? Not having to worry about cooking and cleaning, of course! If you’re ready to experience a one-of-a-kind holiday in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Glen-Ella Springs Inn is the absolute best place to stay. We’ll do all of the cooking and cleaning so you don’t have to! Our staff is dedicated to providing you with the very best experience in the North Georgia Mountains. You’ll love the mouthwatering Thanksgiving lunch we serve in our award-winning, on-site restaurant!

3. Go on an Adventure (or Just Relax!) with Your Loved Ones

Since you won’t have to cook or clean during your Thanksgiving retreat, you’ll have plenty of free time to either go on a heart-pumping adventure or unwind with your significant other! The North Georgia Mountains are full of fun activities. Here are just a few of our favorites:

Wine Tasting

There are a number of wineries within a short drive of Glen-Ella Springs Inn. Most of North Georgia’s best vineyards are less than 25 miles away!

Horseback Riding

There’s nothing quite like a horseback adventure through the North Georgia Mountains, especially in the fall! Rides with Sunburst Stables are perfect for all experience levels. The speed of the ride is determined by the guide and the riders’ abilities, so everyone has a fantastic time on their journey. For an all-inclusive horseback riding excursion, book our Adventure Package!


Work up your Thanksgiving appetite on one of our local North Georgia hiking trails featuring beautiful mountain landscapes, waterfalls, and wildlife! Within minutes of Glen-Ella Springs Inn, you’ll discover countless opportunities to explore the great outdoors by foot.


We understand that one of the best ways to spend Thanksgiving is simply relaxing. Fortunately, the cozy atmosphere at Glen-Ella Springs Inn invites you and yours to do just that! All of our historic accommodations are beautifully appointed with modern amenities to make your stay with us as comfortable and enjoyable as possible.

Start Looking Forward to an Incredible Thanksgiving in Georgia!

Whether you’ve experienced a holiday in North Georgia before or looking to begin a new tradition with your loved ones, you’ll find exactly what you’re seeking at our gorgeous, pastoral, and family-owned inn. If you like your rejuvenating Thanksgiving here, we guarantee you’ll love Christmas in North Georgia, as well! Our enchanting gardens, rustic-chic rooms, fantastic food, and premium perks are just what you need to escape the hectic holiday season and rediscover its significance.

Ready to experience a magical Thanksgiving in Georgia? Check our availability and make your holiday dinner reservation now! We look forward to hosting you and yours.

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