4 Southern Hotels to Get Your Pumpkin Fix

Embrace the spooky season by planning an event at one of these awesome hotels—and don’t forget to try one of the delicious, seasonal dishes.

The Ballantyne, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Charlotte, North Carolina

Pumpkin-lovers to the front of the line! At the Ballantyne, you can indulge in delightful Pumpkin Tonka Verrine at their Gallery Restaurant, through October. The dessert consists of 35 percent Blond Chocolate cinnamon namelaka, pumpkin mousse, Tonka Bean cream, brown butter sponge and Orleys chocolate garnish. The Ballantyne boasts 30,000 sq. ft. of meeting space and 244 guest rooms.

Quirk Hotel, Richmond, Virginia

Quirk Hotel offers an exquisite Tortelloni with a pumpkin brown-butter puree and sage powder. Dine at Quirk’s restaurant, Maple & Pine, after planning an awesome event at this spacious hotel that offers 4,000 sq. ft. of meeting space and more than 70 guest rooms.

Hilton New Orleans Riverside

With more than 100,000 sq. ft. of meeting space and 1,622 guest rooms, this hotel does not disappoint when it comes to size. It also offers a great dining experience! Quench your thirst with a smooth Pumpkin Daquiri made with Mount Gay and Goslings rum, Domaine de Canton Ginger Liqueur, all spice, pumpkin puree, lemon and simple syrup.

The Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village, Florida

You can kick back and relax at The Westin Cape Coral Resort’s restaurant, Marker 92. Enjoy a deliciously healthy Pumpkin Head Salad with field greens, hearts of palm, vine ripened tomato, candied walnuts, shaved radish, pickled red onion and ginger citrus dressing in a jack-o-lantern orange. Even if salads aren’t your thing, you can take in all the tranquil ocean views that the hotel offers. It also boasts 30,000 sq. ft. of meeting space and 263 guest rooms.