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Thanksgiving in New England

This Thanksgiving, why not plan a vacation where it all began--here in New England, landing place of the Pilgrims. Here's your guide to Thanksgiving history; visiting Plymouth, Massachusetts; and Thanksgiving dining and getaway packages throughout the New England states: Massachusetts, Maine, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.
  1. New England Thanksgiving Dining (4)
  2. Thanksgiving History (22)
  3. Thanksgiving Packages (7)
  4. Thanksgiving Recipes (4)

Thanksgiving Cornucopia
A cornucopia of Thanksgiving holiday ideas from the place where it all started--New England!

Thanksgiving Dinner New England-Style
Celebrate with the Pilgrims, or bring a New England touch to your own holiday.

The Wildest Turkeys You've Ever Seen
At Gozzi's Turkey Farm in Guilford, Connecticut, turkeys don DayGlo colors a few weeks before Thanksgiving. These pictures show the dazzling birds in their Easter egg shades. You'll also learn how to order fresh turkeys from Gozzi's for your Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner.

Mayflower II Photo Gallery
The Mayflower II, a carefully crafted replica of the four-masted cargo ship that carried 102 religious dissidents to New England's shores in 1620, has been a fixture in Plymouth Harbor since 1957. These photos, taken during the famous ship's 50th anniversary year, provide a glimpse of what visitors experience aboard Mayflower II.

Visit the Rock... Plymouth Rock!
What's the most visited rock in New England? Plymouth Rock, of course. Plan a Thanksgiving season day trip to view this famous stone.

The Pilgrim Monument
The Pilgrim Monument is located in Provincetown at the tip of Cape Cod, not in Plymouth as you might have guessed. That is because the Pilgrims landed first at Cape Cod before settling permanently in Plymouth. Climb the Pilgrim Monument, America's tallest granite structure, for spectacular Cape Cod views.

Plimoth Plantation: A Photo Album
Plan your visit to Plimoth Plantation, and get a preview of what you'll see with this guide and photo tour.

New England Turkeys: A Photo Gallery
Photos of turkeys I have run into during my New England travels. Enjoy these photos of turkeys on the farm in Connecticut and Massachusetts.

John Carver Inn & Spa
If you want to stay at the site of the original Pilgrim settlement, make reservations at Plymouth's John Carver Inn this Thanksgiving.

Old Sturbridge Village Thanksgiving Weekend Celebration
Old Sturbridge Village honors the Thanksgiving holiday by re-creating an 1830s New England Thanksgiving celebration on weekends in November.

Pilgrim Hall Museum
This Plymouth museum exhibits Pilgrim possessions and Native American artifacts that tell the story of America's early traditions.

Thanksgiving Day at Plimoth Plantation
Plimoth Plantation is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. Celebrate the holiday with the Pilgrims at this living history museum and attend a Plimoth Colony worship service.

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