As Thanksgiving approaches and we fill our hearts with gratitude, it’s a great time to take a family getaway or extend your trip if visiting family in the area. For those visiting near Thanksgiving, Sandoval County offers a variety of events and attractions to make your stay festive and fun!
To get the most out of your visit, consider adding one or more of the following to your itinerary:
Sip and savor award-winning wines and craft beers. Embark on a Wine & Beer Tour through Sandoval County. With over a dozen craft breweries offering New Mexican twists on classic brews and six wineries, Sandoval County offers something for every beer and wine connoisseur. Utilize VisitWidget on our website to add the “Craft Beer Tour” and “Uncorked Wine Tour” to your itinerary and take the guesswork and planning out of the process!
Browse local art and bring home a souvenir. Whether you’re starting holiday shopping early or looking to treat yourself, you’ll find unique, handcrafted items and art pieces at one of the many area galleries. For the best experience, we recommend a stroll through the galleries on Mainstreet Corrales. Here, you’ll find unique works in all mediums at Corrales Bosque Gallery, Moon & Dove Gallery, Pachamama, and Glimmer Glass Art Works, among others. Don’t forget to stop in and visit Corrales Arts Center. In addition to stunning pieces, the Arts Center offers classes and events!
Enjoy a fireside dinner at Indigo Crow Café. Cozy up by the fire and dine on delectable, world-class cuisine in Corrales. In addition to its stunning atmosphere, the food, wine, and spirits are sure to impress!
Hunt for hidden treasures at antique stores. After a day of celebrating and eating, take the family out for a day of treasure hunting! Consider a stop into Camino Real Antiques and Collectibles in Bernalillo and Prized Possessions in Corrales. You’re sure to have a day of fun while browsing and find one-of-a-kind items perfect for even the hardest to shop for people on your list!
Hit the green and play a round of golf. If you’re looking to work off Thanksgiving dinner, while also enjoying a fall day in nature, we recommend heading to one of our golf courses—including Twin Warriors Golf Club, Sandia Golf Club, Santa Ana Golf Club and Cochiti Golf Club—for a fun day with friends and family.
From all of us at Sandoval County, we wish you and yours a Happy Thanksgiving and a joyous holiday season!