Where to Enjoy Thanksgiving Dinner in Chimney Rock

Are you spending your holiday in Western North Carolina? This beautiful mountain is the perfect place to escape this Thanksgiving, enjoy the views, and give thanks. Many fun-filled attractions are going on this time of year, and our fantastic restaurant stays open to serve you the best Thanksgiving dinner in Chimney Rock. This year is no exception! If you’re wondering how to have the best Thanksgiving in Western North Carolina, we’ve got you covered! 

No matter what occasion brings you to Chimney Rock, there’s always a plethora of things to see and do. Make your vacation planning easier with our carefully curated Vacation Guide. It contains local insight into the area’s best restaurants, attractions, events, and more. Plus, it’s free! 

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Enjoy Thanksgiving Dinner in Chimney Rock: Let Us Do the Cooking 

Take the pressure off yourself for this year and let someone else do the cooking! The Esmeralda Restaurant stays open during the holiday and will be happy to serve you a delectable Thanksgiving dinner in Chimney Rock. We even offer a special Thanksgiving Day menu to commemorate the holiday!  

Insider tip: If you plan to join us for Thanksgiving dinner, be sure to make a reservation before it’s too late!  

Make the Most of Your Thanksgiving Weekend in Chimney Rock 

Make this holiday season extra special by spending Thanksgiving in Chimney Rock, North Carolina. Here, you can enjoy everything from fresh mountain air to much-needed family time. The best part? All the incredible memories you make here will last a lifetime!  

Take in Our Natural Beauty  

Although Chimney Rock State Park closes on Thanksgiving Day, you can still visit throughout the weekend. Alongside the park’s grandiose beauty and hiking trails, you can also enjoy the Thanksgiving Weekend Animal Encounters! This special holiday event is ideal for families and introduces guests to some of the park’s animal inhabitants. 

Get Into the Holiday Spirit  

Feel the magic of the holiday season and check out the beautiful holiday displays in the area. These dazzling displays feature millions of tiny white lights that create a magical atmosphere in the Western North Carolina mountains.  

Enjoy Your Thanksgiving at the Best Inn in Chimney Rock, NC  

Rocky Broad Cabin BedroomThe Esmeralda Inn is open for Thanksgiving! When you stay with us, you’ll feel all the comforts and coziness of being at home. The only difference is that you have us to serve you and make you feel special! It doesn’t get any better than that. 

Our gorgeous inn is steps from Chimney Rock State Park. So, when you step out of our door, you’ll be close to all the best mountain views. We offer comfortable guest rooms and cabins with excellent amenities. Plus, we even take care of breakfast for you. Each morning, we serve a delicious meal that is sure to fuel you for a day of North Carolina mountain adventures.  

There’s no time to waste! Check our availability and book your stay with us for Thanksgiving. We can’t wait to have you!