In addition to treasured family time together, setting sail over Thanksgiving means someone else does the cooking and cleaning up! Not only can you enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving meal with loved ones and new friends, but do so in a different setting than to which you’re accustomed.
Dressed in their traditional Thanksgiving attire, Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse will greet you onboard select Disney Cruise Line Thanksgiving at Sea sailings this month. In addition to a traditional turkey dinner, you’ll be able to catch the big games through live football broadcasts on the jumbo LED screens located near the onboard family pools. Not only that, but you’ll also get to enjoy the magic offered on Very Merrytime Cruises, too, so the holiday spirit continues.
Carnival Cruise Line’s Fantastic Thanksgiving Cruises get in on the fun also on its sailings over Thanksgiving. Indulge in the tasty turkey dinner you’ve waited all year to dig into, and then have a family fun night filled with trivia or a fun, onboard duck “hunt.” You can get your parade fix, too, since one of Carnival’s Thanksgiving traditions is to screen it at sea.
From the Caribbean to the Panama Canal, the Mediterranean and even the Canary Islands, Norwegian Cruise Line is celebrating Thanksgiving (nearly) around the world. Though you’ll feel a world away, the ships’ festive menus filled with sumptuous dinner and dessert options will redefine the classic American holiday.
An elaborate feast, complete with all the trimmings, will be enjoyed in the dining rooms aboard Princess Cruises’ Thanksgiving sailings. A turkey-calling contest adds to the festivities, as does watching the game on the Movies Under the Stars outdoor big screen. Take some time to give thanks by adding a note to the cruise line’s annual Tree of Thanks.
A Thanksgiving Festival will be held on the Lower Mississippi River onboard American Queen Steamboat Company’s namesake American Queen. In addition to sailing the Might Mo from Memphis to New Orleans, or vice versa, you’ll enjoy a delectable Thanksgiving dinner, fun enrichment activities and nightly entertainment as part of the steamboat’s uniquely American holiday.
This Thanksgiving, why not leave the cooking to someone else so you can enjoy time reconnecting with family.
Overshadowed by nearby Portland and overlooked by tourists bound for the popular coastal towns of Camden and Boothbay Harbor, Brunswick is not on the radar of most family travelers in Maine. But couples looking for a cozy getaway will find fine dining, antiques, art and quiet streets for strolling, many lined by distinguished homes and well-kept gardens.
United Airlines is in the midst of a major initiative to modernize its fleet over the next several years. After first announcing the plan in 2021, planes fitted with United’s signature interior are finally beginning to appear across the airline’s narrowbody fleet of Boeing and Airbus planes. United flyers are sure to notice these enhancements from the moment they step on board: Each new or updated plane sports remodeled seats, seatback entertainment screens for everyone, Bluetooth connectivity and more, all adding up to a better experience on every journey.
Not quite ready to say goodbye to summer? If the weather is forcing you to head indoors, you can still take advantage of a few opportunities to splash around in the waves, without even being that far from the beach — thanks to the world’s largest indoor beachfront waterpark, which opened this summer in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Halloween is right around the corner, which means its time to start making plans for spooky and scary stops for having fun with the family this fall. New York’s Cayuga County is always a fun visit for family travelers, but if you plan on being in the area this October, you will definitely want to explore its haunted history with some choice spots along New York’s Haunted History Trail. This curated list of haunted and spooky stops throughout New York features incredible locations showcasing the perfect combination of the state’s beautiful charm and fascinating history.
As the only major U.S. airline to own a flight school, United Airlines already hit a major milestone, and now the carrier celebrates another important — and historic — step as the inaugural class of United Aviate Academy pilots graduates, leading the next generation of aviators. The 51 students in the graduating class were majority, at 80 percent, women and people of color — another stride toward United’s goal of training 5,000 new pilots by 2030 with half women or POC.