Thanksgiving is an opportunity to spend time with friends and family, but it’s also a great excuse to travel. Whether you enjoy turkey or not, we have got you covered. Here are our top 5 recommendations for place to travel to for your Thanksgiving long weekend.
Make the most out of the kids being out of school, and enjoy the ultimate American Thanksgiving experience at Walt Disney World! Although the park will be bustling with thousands of families, the park has implemented holiday hours to cut the wait times. Even though you are on away from home, it doesn’t mean that you need to miss out on a traditional Thanksgiving dinner with all the fixings! Many of Disney World’s best restaurants offer a special Thanksgiving menu in celebration of the big day. The theme parks and characters will also be dressed in holiday costumes, making it a thanksgiving that your family won’t soon forget.
In late November, the city comes alive to resemble a winter fairy tale. The Brussels Christmas Market, “The Winter Wonders”, takes place from November 25th to January 1st in the heart of Brussels. It is recognized as Europe’s most original Christmas Market. During this market, the city is filled with colorful Christmas trees and lights. Plus, you can start your Christmas shopping early with many unique vendors to purchase unique Christmas Gifts from!
Not in the mood for Turkey this Thanksgiving? Hit the beach this year with your family instead. You deserve a break and what better way to relax than by not having to spend the full day cooking? Also, by heading south for Thanksgiving, you will be able to miss all the tourist and can spend a relaxing holiday away from the crowds. Your Thanksgiving vacation will be filled with sunny days at the this unique destination.
Did you know that before the pilgrims moved to America they lived in Holland for 11 years? Spend your Thanksgiving abroad in Leiden, a small town just outside of Amsterdam, where the pilgrims settled in 1609. Every year, people gather in a 900-year old church, known as Pieterskerk, to celebrate an annual Thanksgiving service to honor the early settlers in Holland. While in Amsterdam for the holidays, you can also experience modern and ancient historic buildings.
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Don’t watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on your television this year for Thanksgiving. Instead, head to the Big Apple to catch all the excitement. If you haven’t seen the Macy’s Parade, you have not experienced what New York has to offer. The parade has changed a lot since the 1920’s, but one things that will never change is the visit from Santa Claus himself! Also be sure to stay for Black Friday shopping, and score some of the best retail deals America has to offer!
Whatever you decide to do this Thanksgiving, make sure that you take some time to enjoy yourself. Safe Travels, and Happy Thanksgiving from Fly with Class!