Thanksgiving Airport-Dining Survival Guide
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Many travelers choose to fly on Thanksgiving Thursday because it’s less expensive and there are fewer fellow flyers. According to USA Today, Thursday is the cheapest day to fly during the entire holiday weekend. (The most expensive is Wednesday, the day before Thanksgiving.) Lower fares do indeed lure many travelers to fly on the holiday itself, but what happens if you are stuck in the airport during prime turkey-eating hours? Do you opt for Wendy’s or Burger King and call it a day? Not necessarily.
Luckily, if you're stuck at an airport on Thanksgiving, you won’t necessarily have to sit in an uncomfortable, cramped chair at the boarding gate and shovel a fast-food burger into your mouth. Several airport restaurants throughout the U.S. do offer Thanksgiving dining options.
Click through our slideshow to see the airports offering traditional Thanksgiving dinners for turkey-craving travelers on the go.
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