Thanksgiving Visualized: The Holiday in Maps, Charts and Graphics

Sharon Fitzgerald

By Sharon Fitzgerald  |  November 26, 2019

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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


About the Author

Sharon Fitzgerald, Account Executive

Sharon is a business intelligence and account executive with more than 25 years of experience.

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