6 Top Thanksgiving Getaways

NEW YORK CITY

Thanksgiving in New York City is a magical time, but while millions of people around the world tune in on TV for the infamous parade, you can experience it in person along with many other attractions.

CAPTIVA ISLAND

Every year on the Friday after Thanksgiving, there is the Tween Waters Inn Tree Lighting Ceremony which is certainly a treat. You can watch families cheering, musical lights, fireworks, and listen to live music and enjoy the contiguous excitement on the island during the Thanksgiving holiday.

WILMINGTON BEACH

This beach town is best known for its North Carolina Holiday Flotilla, an event hosted over Thanksgiving weekend that features a festival in the park and its lighted boat parade with a dazzling fireworks display at night.

PLYMOUTH

This locale has a rich tradition of gathering together at harvest time and celebrating the abundant joys of the season. The Plimoth Plantation is a great place to share that special meal with your family and friends, you can enjoy Pilgrim role players and native interpreters as they greet you and you learn more about the 1621 feast that inspires modern day Thanksgiving celebrations.

KEY STONE

You can enjoy the ski slopes during the Thanksgiving holiday by visiting this three mountain peak terrain with your friends and family. With holiday dinning and special events and endless activities for the kids, this makes for the perfect getaway.

DISNEY WORLD

Although Thanksgiving week is one of the busiest weeks of the year to visit the Orlando theme parks and the Walt Disney World Resort in particular, it still makes for a fun trip for the family. The weather is milder and you can enjoy some of the Thanksgiving celebration as well as early Christmas festivities during this time such as Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party.

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