Survey tracks America’s Thanksgiving plans

Survey tracks America’s Thanksgiving plans

With the nation celebrating Thanksgiving today, TripAdvisor asked Americans about their Thanksgiving plans and traditions. According to more than 1,200 survey respondents:

Top Thanksgiving traditions:
1. 82% indulge in holiday food
2. 80% visit with family and friends
3. 51% share what I’m thankful for
4. 42% watch football games/sporting events
5. 32% watch holiday movies/festive parades

Favorite traditional Thanksgiving food:
1. 41% will enjoy turkey
2. 19% will eat stuffing
3. 10% will have pumpkin pie for dessert

Dining in vs. out
· 85% will eat Thanksgiving dinner at home
· 15% will dine at a restaurant that day

Black Friday Shopping
· 45% of U.S. respondents plan to take a Black Friday shopping trip, a 12 percent increase from those that anticipated doing so in 2012.

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