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Take Flight to These Extravagant Thanksgiving Destinations

by Mary Melnick

Nov 21, 2022

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With Thanksgiving next week, kick off the holiday season with extravagant family travels and new traditions. Although the Wednesday before and the Sunday and Monday after Thanksgiving comprise some of the busiest travel days of the year, Air Partner, a Wheels Up company and leading global aviation services group, offers personalized, private flights tailored to every traveler’s needs.


Whether it’s a domestic trip elevating a time-honored tradition or carving a new path with a journey abroad, consider these destinations and experiences for a fun-filled Thanksgiving vacation.


Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Embrace American traditions with a trip to the year’s most-celebrated parade. To elevate the experience, stay in a 5-star hotel or luxury Airbnb along the parade path for spectacular views and easy access to the 96th annual event. By flying privately into the city, you’ll avoid the hustle and bustle of Thanksgiving traffic and spend the weekend in style.


Hit the Slopes in Aspen

Visit the country’s premier winter destination before the seasonal crowds arrive. Enjoy the small-town charm and festive ambiance Aspen has to offer this Thanksgiving. Spend the weekend participating in opening day celebrations at the mountains, enjoy the arrival of festive lights and take advantage of off-season restaurant specials and short lift lines. For non-skiers, take in the great outdoors with snowshoeing, dog sledding, winter fly-fishing or staying indoors exploring beautiful boutiques, high-end stores and impressive art galleries.


Holiday the Icelandic Way

Experience everything Iceland has to offer this winter, including hot springs, glacier hiking, snowmobiling and winter snorkeling through tectonic plates. A trip to Iceland wouldn’t be complete without seeing the Northern Lights, one of the world’s most beautiful natural phenomena. November is one of the best months to see this majestic light show. The month also marks the start of ice-carving season. Visit the famous Crystal Ice Cave, known for its stunning turquoise colors.


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