New York, New York Guide (B): The Ultimate Thanksgiving: New York City

The Ultimate Thanksgiving: New York City
Thanksgiving (and the whole holiday season) has passed us. Congratulations, you survived them this year. For those of you who may be craving a change from eating piles of turkey and listening to your relatives scream at the T.V. during the football game, search no further, as I have your Thanksgiving 2013 solution.

New. York. City. The ultimate place to spend our nations holiday paying homage to the pilgrims and our oversized waistlines.

I have spent the past 2 Thanksgiving holidays in New York City, and I am here to give you some tips on traveling the big apple during the third Thursday of November

Getting there

My biggest piece of advice is book your tickets early. Use travel websites such as http://www.priceline.com or http://www.hotwire.com to get the best deals. Both years I booked my tickets in July and the average price for an airline ticket was between $400-$500. I recommend flying out on the Tuesday or Wednesday before, never on Thanksgiving, even if prices drop that day. Once it is time for you to fly out, get to the airport early. Thanksgiving weekend is one of the busiest of the year, and missing your flight could be travel suicide, potentially ruining your entire weekend. I’ve only ever flown into La Guardia Airport, it is a nice airport with easy access to the city by yellow cab, about $30 to get to the city from the airport.

Staying there

I have been fortunate to be able to stay with a friend who lives in NYC the past two years, but from ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Sights Map

Guide Name: The Ultimate Thanksgiving: New York City
Guide Location: USA » New York
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Macy's Herald Square   Columbus Circle   The Highline   Max Brenner   Dylan's Candy Bar   The Shops   Union Square Market   Junior's   La Mela   The Oyster Bar   L'Express   Spice  
Author: Valerie Streif
Read it on author's website: https://valerie-michelle.com/2013/01/02/the-ultimate-thanksgiving-nyc/

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