The holidays are fast approaching, and that means a much-needed break for many families - from school, from work, and from the pressures of daily life. If travel is in your holiday plans but you don't have a destination quite yet, here are 3 of the best places to vacation for the Thanksgiving holiday.
New York, New York
The ultimate destination for thanksgiving weekend, the Big Apple plays host to the famous float-filled Macy's Day Parade on Thanksgiving Day. With enough careful planning, you might even be able to snag a hotel room along the parade route for some exceptional views. If not, you'll be in great company with the festive watchers lining the city streets.
A time-honored secret getaway for Tennessee fans, Thanksgiving weekend in Gatlinburg has no end of amazing activities, food, and festivities for visitors and locals alike. Be sure to catch the Great Smoky Thanksgiving Arts and Crafts Show, or grab some tickets to see Dolly Parton's Smoky Mountain Christmas Revue at the town's much-loved Dollywood Theme Park.
This getaway is a particularly memorable one if you have young children in your family because Thanksgiving weekend is an excellent time to visit Disneyland. Plan to enjoy turkey and trimmings at a restaurant (on the property or off, depending on your tastes and budget) and spend the day at the park. The park's new reservation systems and timed ticketing help control crowds, ensuring you can enjoy some fun, festive holiday memories with all the Disney magic you deserve.
No matter where you spend this upcoming holiday weekend, remember: to take lots of pictures, have a fantastic time with your loved ones, and leave your worries behind you as you head out. Delicious food, exciting adventures, and the chance to explore a unique new locale await!