Thanksgiving in both Canada and the United States is a great time to take vacations abroad, and Mexico is an obvious choice when it comes to convenience, cost and great experiences in the sun. There are many direct flights from major cities throughout North America and at reasonable prices, making a Thanksgiving getaway a viable possibility for lots of families across the US and Canada.
Mexico offers some spectacular destinations that guarantees sunshine around Thanksgiving, which falls on the second weekend in October for Canadians and the last weekend in November for Americans. These months are a great time to visit Mexico’s coastal vacation destinations as temperatures are on the decline after the summer heat and the rainy season is coming to an end.
Some of the most popular destinations to spend Thanksgiving are Cancun, Puerto Vallarta / Nuevo Vallarta, Cabo San Lucas and Loreto. All of these locations offer spectacular beaches and a great selection of hotels and resorts to choose from. You will also find that these destinations are very “Thanksgiving friendly,” with restaurants and hotels preparing special menus and events to celebrate the important date.
The other factor to consider is that Thanksgiving and consequently Black Friday are also key dates to look out for special offers from hotels, resorts and airlines. Maybe traveling during Thanksgiving is not your idea of fun, but perhaps you can take advantage of the great deals and packages on offer at this time to save money on your summer vacations the following year.