Thanksgiving Day is a federal holiday celebrated on the fourth Thursday in November.

In the fall of 1621, the Pilgrims held a three-day feast to celebrate a bountiful harvest. Many regard this event as the nation's first Thanksgiving.

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Travel Tips

  • Traffic and Road Closures  – Get the latest information about traffic and road conditions in the state(s) you'll be traveling through this holiday season.
  • Air Travel Tips  – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has tips to help you get through the security line faster, information on traveling with food, and resources for people traveling with children or special needs.
  • MyTSA Mobile App  – This mobile site and iPhone app has packing tips, airport news, real-time security line updates, and more.
  • Air Travel Status  – The Federal Aviation Administration offers easy ways for you to check airport status and get delay information, in real time as changes happen.

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