New York is famed for its incredibly diverse restaurant scene which never disappoints, and thrives during the holidays. Book New York City hotels for Thanksgiving and dine at one of the many fabulous restaurants in the city as a delectable treat for the whole family.
This famed Manhattan deli is always busy, but as it is a holiday, you have a better chance of securing a seat on Thanksgiving. The venue is original and unconventional, and you'll get to sample delicious holiday specials like roast turkey with cornbread stuffing.
This New York restaurant tends to opt for a more traditional, and reasonably priced, Thanksgiving menu. Roast turkey, mashed and sweet potatoes, and Brussels sprouts all adorn the menu at this family-friendly restaurant.
Hop across the Hudson and sample the delicious roast turkey with all the trimmings at this buffet-style restaurant with live music. Service starts mid-afternoon and your meal price includes unlimited Longshoreman ale.
Thanksgiving dinner at Andrew Tarlow's fantastically stylish Brooklyn restaurant is a refined affair. Choose from the 'wood kissed' beef, turkey, or ribs for the main course, with an inventive range of appetizers, desserts, and sides to complete the 4-course menu.
Signalling the official start of the holiday shopping season, Thanksgiving is the perfect time to grab a bargain in the big city when you book New York City hotels for Thanksgiving. From budget to brands, the Big Apple has a way of satisfying keen shoppers of all persuasions.
Macy's, Barneys, and Bloomies are just a few of the iconic department stores which offer big discounts over the holiday season. These stores are a great one-stop solution with clothes, accessories, shoes, home ware, and electronics all available under one roof.
Downtown's Fulton Street is home to many classic American brands such as Abercrombie and Fitch and GAP. All offer big Thanksgiving discounts and there are plenty of bargains to be had. If that isn't enough head across the cobbles to Pier 17 - one of the largest malls in Manhattan with wonderful vistas across the harbor.
This historic Manhattan district is the place to go pick up fabulous fabrics, shoes, and numerous leather goods. Gentrification in the area has also seen an explosion of one of a kind boutiques, as well as plenty of trendy bars and craft beer hangouts where you can stop to refuel.
Catch the magnificent Macy's parade, or give something back to the local community when you book New York City vacation rentals for Thanksgiving. From Macy's parade to the Feeding NYC charity foundation, family-friendly events are not in short supply.
The annual Macy's parade is a highlight of the Thanksgiving calendar and a fantastic event for all the family. The signature giant balloons are accompanied by various celebrities and Santa also makes an appearance to usher in the upcoming Christmas holidays.
The day before the parade, giant balloons are inflated outside the Natural History Museum, an event that has become almost as popular as the parade itself. Pop along to see all your favorite Thanksgiving characters hanging around the square come mid-afternoon.
This New York-based charity spends the two days prior to Thanksgiving preparing boxes of food which will be distributed to those in need. Either pop down to donate or give an hour of your time to the preparations in order to capture the true spirit of Thanksgiving.
This Thanksgiving bike ride crosses Queens, Brooklyn, and Manhattan and includes a stop for pancakes. The brisk 10-mi. ride is easily achievable for most people and each year hundreds of families take part, either to raise money, awareness of a cause, or simply to have fun.