Traveling on Thanksgiving? Why You Should Be Thankful

Most Americans are well aware that Thanksgiving is the busiest travel time of the year. If you’re one of the 94.5 million Americans traveling over 50 miles for that turkey gravy, chances are that once you finally make it home you’ll be griping about the heavy traffic, flight delays, or other travel-related headaches.

But how many of us stop to think, on the day we are supposed to be most grateful for our blessings, how lucky we are to have these modes of transportation at our disposal? I’m guessing you’ve probably never heard this around the dinner table: “I’m grateful for this delicious meal with my family, our good health, and the railroad tracks that brought me home in time.”

So to help you get in the spirit of gratitude for the many travel luxuries we often take for granted, here is a throwback to what travel used to be like in the U.S. (Makes that baby crying next to you the entire flight, not seem so bad, doesn’t it?!)

Traveling in America in 1621

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The Top Five Food Trucks in America

Food trucks have captured the hearts of Americans from coast to coast. They come in all shapes and sizes and at the end of the day, what’s more convenient than a rolling restaurant? But there’s more to food trucks than convenience. Check out our list of the top five food trucks across the United States.

In 2011, the revenue of the U.S.’s food truck industry grew to $630 million!

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An Inside Look at Times Square

Times Square, the Center of the Universe, the Crossroads of the World… call it what you will, but with 39 million annual visitors a year, it wins the title of most visited tourist attraction in the world.

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Iconic Times Square in New York, New York

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Poll: What do Americans really think of other Americans?

It’s no secret that the United States is made up of 50 unique states, each with its own characteristics and personality. But what do Americans really think of each other? Well, Business Insider did the research and the results are in… and quite interesting, I might add. Take a look.

Massachusetts has the weirdest accent, with Louisiana in a close second.

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Massachusetts has the weirdest accent.

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Need plans for July 4th? Head to NYC!

As another year goes by since the independence of the U.S. of A. Americans are celebrating the big 2-3-7.

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