Thanksgiving – An unique American tradition where family members from around the country and even the globe make the extra effort to be together. The Thanksgiving Turkey meal is perhaps the most important culinary tradition in the American calendar, and for good reasons. Thanksgiving which has its origins as a harvest festival is now celebrated on the 4th Thursday in November. Thanksgiving is mostly celebrated at home with family and friends. However, many Americans make use of the long Thanksgiving weekend to celebrate the start of the winter festival season by traveling together. The following are some of the popular Thanksgiving holiday destinations.