Thanksgiving Visualized: The Holiday in Maps, Charts and Graphics

November 26, 2019 | by Sharon Fitzgerald

We are always grateful, and especially at Thanksgiving, for the brilliant customers, innovative partners, engaged community, and dedicated employees that make Preferred Strategies possible. May you indulge in some well-earned time off, however you decide to spend it.

Once again we’ve curated some fun Thanksgiving-related articles and visualizations for your post-turkey reading. Enjoy!


1. Let’s Talk Turkey

Whether you prefer leg, breast, or rump, Bourbon Red or White Holland, you’d better know what you’re eating. 


2. Turkey Day Exposé: How Americans Really Feel About the Big Dinner

Fill up on this feast of facts.

Source: The Harris Poll for Instacart


3. Mapping Thanksgiving

A round-up of data, charts, and graphs to make your holiday weekend logistics a breeze.

Source: Google Maps and Google News Lab


4. Seven Charts That Will Save You All The Stress On Thanksgiving

All the food, none of the fails.

Source: Delish


5. Thanksgiving Weather Forecast

Thanksgiving travel could be disrupted by rain and snow across the U.S. Here’s what to know.

Source: Time


6. Thanksgiving and the NFL

Learn how the football-on-Thanksgiving tradition began.

Source: Pro Football Hall of Fame


7. By the Numbers: 2019 Thanksgiving Travel Forecast

More than 55 million travelers are taking to the roads and skies this Thanksgiving.

Source: AAA and INRIX


8. The Ultimate Thanksgiving Drinking Game

Silly good fun whether you imbibe or not!

Source: BuzzFeed


9. GivingTuesday Is December 3

Join the global generosity movement.

Source: GivingTuesday

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