Framed by the beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Smith Mountain Lake is an impressive and scenic destination at any time of year. Those looking to make the most of the fall magic in this region will want to set their sights on Smith Mountain Lake over the Thanksgiving holiday when the temperatures are a bit cooler and the fun is just heating up! From colorful hikes to delicious and cozy stops, there’s a lot to be thankful for when you head this direction during the holiday season. To make sure your trip is memorable and comfortable too, be sure to book one of our fantastic Thanksgiving in Virginia rentals!
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Cozy Up in Accommodations Designed for Comfort
From Moneta to Huddleston and destinations that fall between, we are dedicated to providing guests with a convenient and comfortable stay that keeps you close to those Smith Mountain Lake landmarks you’re excited to explore. Guests who book our Thanksgiving rentals will enjoy a customized stay that speaks to a personalized sense of holiday style. Let us know when you’re looking for a condo, cabin or private home to make your stay complete. Many of our properties enjoy spacious floor plans, large windows for maximizing the view, fully equipped kitchens and high-speed internet connections for sharing holiday photos instantaneously.
Let Luxury Thrive in Smith Mountain Lake
There’s more to be thankful for when you book Thanksgiving rentals in Smith Mountain Lake. Be sure to inquire about our properties that include beachside addresses, fire pits and fireplaces, vaulted ceilings, stainless steel appliances, and private hot tubs! If a holiday retreat without pets just isn’t fathomable, be sure to ask us about our pet-friendly Thanksgiving in Virginia rentals that keep humans and canine companions comfortable from the moment you arrive.
Thanksgiving in Virginia Events to Enjoy
If your Thanksgiving in Virginia getaway to Smith Mountain Lake has you arriving earlier in the month, make the most of the annual Harvest Soup and Wine Festival. Hosted at AmRhein’s Wine Cellars, guests can enjoy a day of delicious fare and favorite labels for only $20 a person. The Thomas Jefferson Wine Festival is a yearly tradition at Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest. Enjoy a day of wine tasting and more!
When you’re looking for a meal made for the entire family, check out Tuscan Tavern Pasta & Grill. This vibrant and savory stop is known for delicious Italian meals your family will love!
More to Explore During Your Stay
While you’re sure to be focused on the holiday fun, a visit to Smith Mountain Lake in November can still include a number of stops and activities that are sure to make your trip entirely unforgettable. Whether you’re one for the great outdoors, can’t wait to connect with nature or are looking for indoor focused fun, Smith Mountain Lake is a delightful destination that’s sure to please. Here are a few additional stops to be sure to add to your holiday itinerary when you’re hoping to take your getaway to the next level of fun and excellence while you’re in town.
All Fired Up
While the many shops and stores available to visitors of Smith Mountain Lake are sure to provide plenty of options when it comes to souvenirs, there’s no reason you can’t create a personalized memento of your visit by making your way to All Fired Up during your stay. This studio dedicated to artistic endeavors allows guests to stop by and try their hand at something truly creative. All Fired Up is located at 16430 Booker T. Washington Highway near Moneta and provides visitors with an impressive number of paint-ready ceramics to select from. With over 1,100 design options waiting, the trickiest part is narrowing it down to just one. Once you have your design in hand, visitors can paint away before having the ceramic added to the kiln for final processing. When it’s done, this glass-fired work of art will truly be a one of a kind to take home.
Just because there might be a chill in the air in November doesn’t mean you can’t take time to enjoy a cold, sweet treat. Make your way to Homestead Creamery when you have a sweet tooth to satisfy and enjoy browsing a selection of not only ice cream, but flavored milk as well. Homestead creamery includes a collection of sandwiches to choose from on a daily basis when you’re more in the mood for a bite of something more and it’s always fun to stroll through their gourmet product section. Homestead Creamery brings a quaint and rather vintage outpost feeling to life in the heart of this region and can found situated at 7254 Booker T. Washington Highway in Wirtz. While Homestead Creamery is closed on Sundays, guests can enjoy the many flavors offered up Monday through Thursday between 11:00 am and 7:00 pm with extended hours on Friday and Saturday from 10:00 am until 8:00 pm.
Savor the Holidays at Smith Mountain Lake
Smith Mountain Lake promises to be the perfect holiday getaway destination, best enjoyed alongside those you love most. Let us handle your accommodation details so you can focus on the family fun. Contact us today for more information.