Thanksgiving in Los Angeles: Top Accommodations
Where to Dine for Thanksgiving in Los Angeles
Staying at Los Angeles Hotels for Thanksgiving provides great dining opportunities for the entire family, with restaurants across Los Angeles offering delicious holiday-inspired meals to satisfy all tastes.
Located in the New Downtown district of Los Angeles, 71Above is one of L.A'.s hottest dining destinations, serving modern American fare by Chef Vartan Abgaryan. 71Above provides spectacular ocean views of Malibu, Laguna Hills, Los Angeles Basin, and the nearby mountain ranges. The three-course Thanksgiving meal features classic dishes served with a cosmpolitan twist, including roasted kabocha soup, turkey breast with truffle stuffing, and applesauce cranberry sorbet.
2. AR Cucina
Enjoy an Italian Thanksgiving at AR Cucina, offering seasonal cusine influenced by the local produce, from chef and owner Akasha Richmond. Served from 1-8pm, the Thanksgiving turkey feast features tortelli di zucca, olives with fennel and orange, house focaccia, chicken liver with anchovies, and pumpkin seed rolls.
3. Cafe Del Rey
Nestled in Marina Del Rey, this restaurant offers a menu inspired by the Mediterranean and the marina's panoramic seaside setting. On Thanksgiving Day, Cafe del Rey serves a three-course menu of unique fusion cuisine, including butternut squash bisque, smoked salmon kale salad, venison carpaccio and hamachi-salmon-albacore crudo.
Best Places to Stay for Thanksgiving in Los Angeles
Where to Shop on Thanksgiving Weekend in Los Angeles
One of the highlights of staying in Los Angeles for Thanksgiving weekend includes excellent bargain shopping. Experience the excitement of seeking out amazing deals when staying in Los Angeles vacation rentals for Thanksgiving.
1. Santa Monica Place
This large, upscale shopping destination offers an impressive three levels of retail and dining during Thanksgiving weekend. This beautiful mall by the Pacific coastline usually stations its retailers' Black Friday sales in one place. You will find great deals on luxury brands, including Louis Vuitton, The Disney Store, Uniqlo, Barneys New York, Michael Kors, Coach, and more.
2. Unique LA Holiday Market
This market features over 400 independent artists, designers, and upcoming brands at the California Market Center (CMC). With a wide range of clothing, art, home decor, baby items, jewelry, cosmetics and many more, you'll find the perfect gift for everyone on your wish list. In addition to inexhaustible shopping, you can also savor a delicious meal or take on a DIY project.
3. Citadel Outlets
If you are looking for exceptional deals on wide range of fashions, shopping at Citadel Outlets will be your first choice. Located in the West of Los Angeles, this 700,000ft² shopping facility boasts over 125 brand name stores offering 30-70% discounts during Black Friday sales.
4. Santee Alley
Nothing beats the L.A. outdoor market experience of the Santee Alley, featuring over 150 stores offering apparel, footwear, beauty supplies, and accessories at the bustling heart of the city's fashion district. Santee Alley's diverse retailers and buzzing atmosphere attracts visitors ranging from colorful local characters to designers and celebrities.
Recommended Accommodations for Thanksgiving in Los Angeles
Best Activities for Families Spending Thanksgiving in Los Angeles
Los Angeles Hotels for Thanksgiving offer a cozy, comfortable and family-friendly setting against the unique backdrop of Hollywood glamour and California sunshine.
1. Disneyland Resort
Make your family Thanksgiving vacation a memorable one by spending it at "the happiest place on earth". The iconic Disneyland Resort isn't just a set of amusement parks: it's also an incredible piece of pop art. Encompassing two parks; the 60-year-old Disneyland and it’s younger sibling, Disney's California Adventure, provide myriad entertainment to get you in the holiday mood. During Thanksgiving the resort is decked out for the winter holidays to create a magical festive atmosphere.
2. Aquarium of the Pacific
This is the largest aquarium in Southern California, comprising over 12,000 ocean creatures and 50 exhibits, including the popular Shark Lagoon. Other highlights include southern sea otters, jellyfish, Japanese spider crabs, and weedy sea dragons. Café Scuba also offers an entire holiday menu for Thanksgiving lunch from 11am to 3pm.
3. Descanso Gardens
This colorful botanical garden includes over 600 varieties of camellias and five acres of roses. There are also exhibits featuring orchids, ferns, lilacs, and other California native plants, and an on-site tea house run by the Japanese-American community. Descanso Gardens is the only major botanical attraction opens for Thanksgiving in L.A., where you can savor a Thanksgiving Day brunch on the premises after gettting your horticultural fix.
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