Yosemite, Thanksgiving

Yosemite Area Businesses Offering Thanksgiving Travel Deals, Incentives

Sunday, November 11 2012 17:46   Western Travel Buzz
As Thanksgiving approaches, many Yosemite area businesses are offering attractive deals and travel incentives for those looking for a place to celebrate and give thanks.

According to the Yosemite Sierra Visitors Bureau, here are a few businesses offering visitors great deals for Thanksgiving 2013.

Tpines_resorthe Pines Resort at Bass Lake is offering discounts on both their popular suites and chalets. Rates start at $159 prior to the holiday, and as low as $109 on Saturday, Nov. 24.

Ducey's on the Lake, located inside The Pines Resort, is offering a Thanksgiving Dinner featuring roasted turkey or prime rib. A wide array of side dishes is available, including favorites like mashed potatoes or candied yams. Desserts include various pies or cherry cobbler. Reservations are required. Call (559) 642-3131. The price is $32.95 for adults and $16.95 for children.

At the nearby Pines Village, the annual Bass Lake Arts and Crafts Fair will host numerous vendors featuring creations of all sorts, from jewelry to home décor and more. The fair runs Nov. 22-24.

The Pines Village will also host its annual Christmas Tree Lighting on Saturday, Nov. 24. There will be a Parade of Lights and a visit from Santa Claus to add to the festive spirit. For more information on these events, call (559) 692-8807.

The Tenaya Lodge is hosting a Thanksgiving Buffet on Nov. 22. The buffet starts at 11:30 a.m. and runs until 6:30 p.m. in the popular Grand Ballroom. In addition to a delicious feast, guests will be treated to live entertainment while surrounded by elegant holiday décor. The cost is $37.95 for adults and $15.95 for kids. Call (877) 247-9241 for reservations.

If you are in the need for holiday gift-giving, a popular way to go is a gift basket featuring locally grown produce. Valley Pistachio in Madera is offering a wide array of customizable gift baskets featuring local fruits, nuts and more. Contact (800) 694-0030 for more information.

For those coming to visit family but still need lodging, various properties are offering discounts. A Bed of Roses Bed and Breakfast, is offering a 10 percent discount to anyone who calls them directly at (559) 692-2100 to book a room over Thanksgiving from Tuesday, Nov. 20 through Monday night, Nov. 26.

Travelers can enjoy accommodations through Yosemite West Vacation Rentals for less. Guests can book four nights or longer and get half-off the fourth night (and any subsequent nights). Offer valid for stays any time in November.

For a spot to host holiday parties and perhaps stay over, The Hampton Inn in Madera is offering competitive rates for each from now until Jan. 1. Call (559) 661-0910 for more information.

Many more properties are offering various discounts as well. For more onformation, visit the special deals tab at
www.YosemiteThisYear.com .


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