10 Facts About the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade

Featured Article, On the Road, Seasonal, Travel Destinations
on November 26, 2013

Watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade — either in person or on TV — has become a time-honored tradition for families across the U.S. Explore the origins of the giant helium-filled balloons, live animal displays, marching bands and army of volunteers in this video from GeoBeats:

Watch the balloons get ready for the big day:

If you’re not interested in joining 3 million of your closest friends in New York City for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade, add history and fun to your holiday by visiting one of the 10 best family-friendly Thanksgiving travel destinations:

How do you keep family traditions alive when you’re traveling for the holidays? Lifestyle expert Donna Bozzo shares five ways to enjoy a holiday away from home: