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Thanksgiving Travel

Discussion in 'The Coffee Shop ~ Chit Chat' started by BRB46, Nov 22, 2013.

  1. BRB46

    BRB46 Member

    Anyone traveling this Thanksgiving more than 50-75 miles from home. I will be staying local and heading to the in laws for the feast. About 3 miles. The weather people are talking a possible Nor'easter for Wednesday into Wednesday night. I hope not for those that will be traveling the eastern seaboard.
  2. Enkeiavalanche

    Enkeiavalanche Moderator ROTM Winner 1000 Posts

    Well I am off Wed night into Thur Morn, but doing my Md Route Thur night I might go to the parade in NYC Thur morn IF it's above 40 degrees.. Other then that No plans..

    Happy Turkey day to all!!
  3. ChevyFan

    ChevyFan Administrator Staff Member 1000 Posts

    Sherman is right about 100 miles.
  4. BurbanMan

    BurbanMan Member

    I don't plan on traveling until Christmas time. Going back to Oklahoma to see my family
  5. csltrains96

    csltrains96 Member

    I think these days you are pretty lucky if you don't have to travel very far to see relatives for the holidays.

    This year we (my entire family - me and my family, my brother and his family, and my parents) will be visiting my aunt and uncle (dad's brother and sister-in-law) for Thanksgiving. It's a bigger endeavour than most will do for the holidays. My parents and my family live in Springfield, OR. My brother lives in Corvallis, OR. My aunt and uncle live just outside of Battle Ground, WA. I work in Hillsboro, OR, and have to come up for work the day before Thanksgiving. I will get off work Thursday morning, take a three or four hour nap and then drive over to Battle Ground. The rest of my family is coming from Springfield and Corvallis. Of course, I then have to go back to work (although I did arrange to come in late) that evening, and the rest of my family all has to drive back home.

    Pray that the driving is uneventful for all of us.
  6. McClintoc

    McClintoc Super Moderator Staff Member Platinum Contributor 1000 Posts

    I'll be making the 5-hr / 300-mile drive down to Houston.
  7. Sierraowner5.3

    Sierraowner5.3 Active Member 1000 Posts

    not doing anything for thanksgiving, I do have a cousin thats getting married the 28th of December, so im driving about 6 hours for that, then moving back to Minnesota in February, that will be a multi day trip pulling my trailer.

  8. BurbanMan

    BurbanMan Member

    Lol a couple good friends of ours are getting married the same day in tulsa, ok lol
  9. USAF-Suburban

    USAF-Suburban New Member

    Not this year. 2 out of my 3 kids have stuff going on all the way through wednesday evening so we have to stay here. But my wife and oldest traveled yesterday from southern New Mexico to Wichita, KS. I knew the stretch on I-40 between Amarillo and OKC was going to be rough and lo and behold she got stuck for a few hours due to ice/accidents. But thankfully, they made it safe, albeit 4 hours late... I am usually deployed for the holidays (just my luck) so this year I am just happy to be home with the family.
  10. ChevyFan

    ChevyFan Administrator Staff Member 1000 Posts

    Turns out not going to Sherman after all. Going to brother in laws place about 5 miles away.

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