Thanksgiving – Top 10 Travel Destinations

Thanksgiving Travel Guide – Top 10 Travel Destinations – as part of the holiday series by GeoBeats.

Here are the top ten travel destinations in the US for Thanksgiving holiday.

Number 10, in Colonial Williamsburg, visitors enjoy traditional American fare at a variety of Colonial taverns.

Number 9, Plymouth, Massachusetts is the birthplace of Thanksgiving and hosts “America’s Hometown Thanksgiving Parade”, as well as a weekend of holiday festivities.

Number 8 – Many travel to Washington DC, the Nation’s Capital, for the Annual Holiday Parade, White House Tree Lighting Ceremony and Presidential Turkey Pardon.

Number 7 – Dallas, Texas is home to Thanksgiving Square and the country’s largest Thanksgiving Turkey Trot, which has been run every year since 1968. The Dallas Cowboys also host the NFL’s hugely popular Thanksgiving Classic at Cowboys Stadium.

Number 6 – In Chicago, McDonald’s Thanksgiving Parade brings out over four-hundred thousand people who line the parade route each year. The city also hosts country’s largest German market for an array of holiday shopping.

Number 5 – People all over the world visit Minneapolis, Minnesota to visit and holiday shop at the expansive Mall of America, as well as attend the holiday Parade.
Number 4 – In San Antonio, Texas, Thanksgiving means the River Walk comes to life. Visitors attend the Holiday River Parade and Lighting Ceremony.

Number 3 – Orlando, Florida is known for its theme parks, especially at Thanksgiving. Disney World, Sea World, Universal Studios are favorite spots for tourists this time of year, often featuring special Thanksgiving packages or events.

Number 2 – Los Angeles is especially popular at Thanksgiving, when racing fans flock to attend the annual Turkey Night Grand Prix [pree].

and Number 1 – New York City is popular for its Macy’s Day Parade, holiday celebrations and shopping found throughout Manhattan.