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Top Thanksgiving Destinations
Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to spend with family and friends, it is also a great opportunity for a vacation before the holidays. Here are a few destinations where visitors can enjoy both the Thanksgiving holiday and a fantastic vacation.
The city of Asheville and the surrounding area are an ideal fall getaway. During this time of year the fall leaves are stunning. Thanksgiving travelers will find plenty to see and do while staying in Asheville, including exploring the Basilica St. Lawrence, the 8000 acre estate built by George Vanderbilt and much more.
Thanksgiving in Denver can be a snowy trip, but it is still a great option. Visitors are able to enjoy all of the exciting attractions that the city has to offer during a Thanksgiving trip. The Children's Museum is a great family attraction. Visitors that enjoy skiing can take some time to explore the area's fantastic ski areas. Travelers can also enjoy a trip to explore all of the attractions in nearby Colorado Springs.
Visitors to Hawaii can still easily enjoy their Thanksgiving traditions, especially when staying in a vacation rental. Thanksgiving in Hawaii is all the fun of the holiday paired with warm weather and lovely beaches. Honolulu also has plenty of fine dining options and much more to make a Thanksgiving trip to the city one of the best experiences ever.
Las Vegas, NV
Las Vegas is a fun destination any time of the year, filled with amazing shows, delicious dining and all of the fun of the casinos. During the Thanksgiving holiday visitors will find that the city becomes even more exciting, with plenty of options for Thanksgiving dinner. After enjoying the traditions of Thanksgiving travelers can catch a show, enjoy the sights and sounds of the casinos, dance at one of the great nightclubs or relax at one of the world-class spas.
New York City, NY
New York City is a wonderful destination throughout the year. One of the signature events of Thanksgiving in New York City is the Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade. This is a wonderful event to enjoy the city and the holiday. In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, travelers can also spend their Thanksgiving giving back and helping those that have suffered from this tragic event.
This state is filled with wonderful recreation destinations for visitors. In addition, it is a destination filled with the long history of our countries first inhabitants. From Phoenix visitors can enjoy day trips to the many sites with Native American roots, including many national parks and more.
What better destination to visit over the Thanksgiving holiday than at the site where it all began. Here visitors can see Plymouth Rock at Pilgrim Memorial State Park, as well as Plimoth Plantation, where visitors can learn about the history of the town as well as a farming homestead and more. Visitors to Plymouth will have the chance to really appreciate the true history of the holiday.
San Antonio, TX
San Antonio is a marvelous Texas Thanksgiving destination. Here visitors can enjoy the holiday, and all that the city has to offer, including the Alamo, the Crockett Hotel, the River Walk and much more. In San Antonio, visitors can enjoy the Thanksgiving traditions and enjoy the history and beauty of this city.
St. Augustine, FL
This city is another historic destination in the United States. Located in northeast Florida, St. Augustine is the oldest established European city in the country. Visitors can explore the Castillo de San Marcos, a historic fort, as well as explore the St. Augustine Lighthouse and Museum. St. Augustine offers visitors the chance to enjoy some of the history that helped found and form our culture and country.
Ski enthusiasts are sure to love a Thanksgiving holiday at Vail. Vail is one of the country's excellent ski areas, and the ski season starts in mid-November. Visitors to Vail can enjoy their days on the slopes enjoying the fresh snow. In the evening you can enjoy all of the fun and attractions, including fine dining, excellent accommodations and much more.