Top Family Thanksgiving Getaways | Where to Go 0 2174

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Family Thanksgiving Getaways

Why waste a long holiday at home while you can travel to the best family thanksgiving getaways of your lives? I tell you, these vacations are once in a lifetime adventures!

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Whether you travel each year or always spend it cooking turkey dinner; This year could be different for you & your family. Skip big fancy dinner and spend this year’s Thanksgiving on a holiday vacation with your kids! (Let the cooking for someone else…)

Your kids are out of school, you’re on holiday, a perfect opportunity for a long Thanksgiving vacation, don’t you think?

Here are our top family thanksgiving getaways to chill you up and motivate your trip!

Thanksgiving Family Vacations

1# Avalon, Catalina Island:

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Located on the California Coast. Gather your courage, say no to the old family traditions and take your kids to this island. Go biking, kayaking, lying on the sand, playing dead on the silky waters and basically do nothing… What a peace of mind!

2# Keystone, Colorado

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Located at Keystone Resort. Ski or snowboard lovers would admire this place as much as I do. You should visit the Rocky Mountain Hideaway at least once in your life, kids are free to ski all season. Also, don’t forget to check in the winter festival on the 30th November concluding ice skating, snow tubing, and live music party.

3# Hawaii

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Hawaii is a great holiday destination all year round. But November, in particular, could be your escape gate there. Away from the crowds, restaurants offer special meals for Thanksgiving so you can still enjoy your Turkey dinner with the family and kids, but this time fronting beautiful views and heavenly quiet restaurants in luxury resorts.

4# Orlando, Florida

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There’s nothing more spectacular than visiting Disney World and Universal Studios on the Thanksgiving holiday. Plus, you won’t miss any Thanksgiving meals. Head to the Downtown Disney and check out what they offer on the menu!

5# New York, NY

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New York is famous for the Thanksgiving day parade. Attracting thousands of spectators each year, more than 50 million viewers watch on tv. You shouldn’t miss what the big city has to offer from carnivals and events. Book at one cozy hotel, watch the parade from your room and make sure to take advantage of the huge sales that open the Black Friday!

However, if you’d like to have your Thanksgiving dinner at one of New York’s fancy restaurants, make sure to book the reservation from now.

got interested? check our suitcase packing method before you set off! If you like our family Thanksgiving getaways let us know in the comments section below.

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Top Secret Travel Hacks You Need Before Your Next Trip 0 3129

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Travel Hacks

Every new vacation is a new adventure, and it’s not just about the journey but the trip as well. The joy of having new adventures can be overwhelmed by stress along the ride. So in order to take your traveling trip to a whole new level, we’ve compiled some top secret travel hacks no one tells you every travel hacks and tips

#1 Use incognito browser for booking flightstop secrets travel hacks

If you ever tried to refresh the booking page to see if you can get cheaper flight tickets; STOP NOW.

Ever occurred to you that the reason it goes even higher is actually you?!

All travel and airline websites use track cookies that hike up prices based on your ID activity on the site.

The one way to avoid site from exploiting you is to book the tickets on the private mode of your browser (incognito)

#2 Become a member of TSA Precheck or Global Entry

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What are these? Only be signing up for one of these programs you get to keep your belt, shoes, and jacket on and also gives you access to express lines for 5 years.

The sign up for each site requires a personal interview and some paperwork. You’ll pay 85$ at TSA to enjoy those privileges while Precheck costs 100$ because it applies to international travel.

3# Can you really see your plane inside out before you board?trop secret travel hacks to have the best vacation

Go in SeatGuru, type whichever flight number and airline you like. You’ll see the layout of your plane along with other customers’ reviews of their experience with the flight, seats, and services.

You can get help from other users on how to choose the best seat for a leg room and power jacks on a particular plane.

4# Always travel with WiFi

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Pay a monthly subscription 5$ to benefit from online access to 30+ airports and is wide enough to provide service in 1,300 places like hotels, cafes, even public places.

Don’t want a subscription? Try mobile hot spots, Skyroam is a perfect choice. It costs $10 a day and provides unlimited service wherever you go.

5# Roll your clothes

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As mentioned before at our travel suitcase packing, roll your clothes when packing your bags to make extra capacity for more stuff.

6# Mark your baggage as fragile

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One of the little travel hacks I learned not too long ago from a traveling friend. If you mark your baggage as fragile it’ll be handled very softly, kept at top of the other bags, and finally come out at the first stage so you won’t wait long.

7# Scan your paperworkscan your passport id and send to your mail - top travel hacks

Scan your passport, ID card, and any other important papers you don’t want to lose while traveling and email them to yourself. This way you have an extra copy of each paper for any possible accidents like paper lost or phone theft.

Also, make sure you have a nearby pen for faster filling forms when required.

We hope our list of travel hacks have inspired you.

Where are you planning to go next? tell us in the comments section below!


Must Have Healthy Thanksgiving Side Dishes 0 2288

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Thanksgiving Side Dishes

On Thanksgiving dinner, the main dishes should traditionally be Turkey, stuffing, and pumpkin. It’s probably logic to think of some Thanksgiving side dishes to fill the table and make everyone filled up. But in addition to that, you should consider everyone’s health too.

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You don’t want your guests to suffer stomach ache after dinner and laying down in every corner in the house.

Dinner could help activate you and give you the power to keep the day going even longer, or could make you heavy and just shut down the fun.

Healthy Thanksgiving Side Dishes

1# Beet SALAD.

Healthy thanksgiving side dishes

Yes, go beyond the green casserole and the traditional Thanksgiving dinner full-of-carbs list. Here are some healthy Thanksgiving side dishes you should serve with dinner.

Serving salad should give you big balance between the carbs and fats you’re planning to stuff on the table that evening. How about this healthy, tasty, and colorful beet salad?

2# SOUP.

The canned pumpkin puree is a natural low in carb and should be a delicious addition to your Thanksgiving dinner.

The basic recipe for a pumpkin puree is to roast a small pumpkin. After that, you need to whip the flesh in your food blender. Mix it with low sodium vegetable broth, chopped onion, and garlic, with a touch of ground cinnamon and nutmeg. Simmer until smooth. There you go!

3# Nourishing Nibbles

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Ever occurred to your mind that turkey dinner sides can be both healthy and delicious? Here’s a tip.

Change your habits, start this year with something you’re not used to as well as your guests. It only takes from five to ten seconds to prepare. Replace your annual buttery crackers and fatty cheeses with other low fat and rice crackers with tasty rye flatbread.

And to top all that, add savory hummus with low-fat cheese; salsa and black bean flavored spread. Give it a try and let me know your results!

4# Roasted Vegetables

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My favorite side has arrived! Grab some of your favorite root veggies. Whether it was turnips, beets, onion yam or squash, you can add them all together. Don’t forget a touch of bell pepper, garlic and mushrooms too for a perfect flavor. Add salt and rosemary to your liking

Brush the veggies with olive oil and roast in the oven until fully cooked- 30 minutes. Check and stir every 10 minutes.

5# Fruit Stuffing

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If you’re willing to replace fat with health, then don’t hesitate about it. Tun the turkey and butter stuffing into a homemade fruit stuffing with low wheat bread and low-sodium chicken base!

You might have to gain some calories on Thanksgiving. But who said you can’t limit it down with some healthy Thanksgiving side dishes??

Give those Thanksgiving dinner ideas a try and let me know your results and favorite Thanksgiving recipes in the comments section below!

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Bon Appetite!

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