Having grown up in the Capital Region, we know that the Adirondacks and beautiful Lake George are envied by many across the country and around the world. But did you know that one of the gems in the outskirts of the Capital Region came in at one of the top 8 places in the world to spend Thanksgiving weekend?

We sometimes take for granted what a stunning region we live in especially this time of year. It's nice to see that one of our spectacular resorts is a destination for Thanksgiving travelers. Here are the Top 8 Places in the World to Spend Thanksgiving.

Dromoland Castle in Ireland

Dromoland Castle Ireland

Commodore Perry Estate, in Austin, Texas

Commodore Perry Estate Austin, Texas

Blackberry Farm, in Walland, Tennessee

Blackberry Farm - Tennessee

The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island, in South Carolina

The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island, South Carolina

Montage Deer Valley, in Park City, Utah

Montage Deer Valley Utah

The Waldorf Astoria Maldives in Ithaafushi, Maldives

Waldorf Astoria Maldives

Malliouhana, in Anguilla

Malliouhana Anguilla

The Sagamore Resort-Bolton Landing-Lake George Region

The Sagamore

The Sagamore Resort is 137 years old and has been a destination to many in the summer on Lake George. But making the top 8 in the world to spend Thanksgiving weekend makes it a true gem. They say that The Sagamore allows you to enjoy hiking, tennis, their 18 hole golf course, and the spa on Thanksgiving. Plus there is something for the whole family to celebrate the weekend.

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