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.