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If you don’t feel like cooking a full-course turkey dinner this Thanksgiving, Elizabeth Pointe serves a special Thanksgiving menu to guests as well as to the public.  Enjoy ocean views and relaxed dining at the Inn from 11-1.  For other options, look no further than one of the many restaurants serving meals at Amelia Island.

For a casual meal, visit Barbara Jean’s. Barbara Jean’s boasts traditional southern cuisine. Golf Club of Amelia will also host a casual-style dining experience at their clubhouse. The Golf Club of Amelia is located at 4700 Amelia Island Parkway.

For less-traditional feasting, visit Pablo’s Mexican Grill or Horizons. Pablo’s will have Mexican cantina fare and an outdoor courtyard for patrons to enjoy. Horizons has options for the vegetarian food enthusiast and offers seafood. Pablo’s is located at 12 N. 2nd Street and Horizons is located at the Omni on First Coast Highway.

For a fine dining experience, the Island offers many venues. David’s Restaurant, and the Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island will offer patrons a sophisticated, fine-dining experience. David’s is located at 802 Ash Street, and The Ritz is located at 4750 Amelia Island PArkway. Check these locations ahead of time to ensure a seat at their tables.

To work up an appetite, consider running in the Turkey Trot 5k. Beginning at 8 a.m. on Thanksgiving morning at Racquet Park at Omni Amelia Island Plantation (102 Racquet Park Drive), this event is open to all ages. There is a $25 fee for adults to race and a $15 fee for children 10 and younger. The race is time-chipped, beginning and ending at Racquet Park. Part of the proceeds from the race will benefit the McArthur Family YMCA.