Last Minute Thanksgiving Travel Ideas

While Thanksgiving is traditionally spent at home or with relatives in other parts of the country, it’s also a fantastic time to travel. So if you’re looking to experience something new this Thanksgiving, or just want to escape another family dinner, here are some great last minute travel destinations for you to visit this Thanksgiving.


Fly down to New Orleans for a taste of Turducken (a chicken, inside a duck, inside a turkey) which is on the menu in the city, along with eggplant-sweet-potato gravy. Once you’re stuffed, head over to Decatur Street to nab one of the best spots for getting beads during the Bayou Classic Thanksgiving Parade.

  • Chicago – New Orleans (4 Day, Return Trip) from $11,320
  • Aircraft: Learjet 31
  • Seats: 6
  • Flight Time: 2 Hours


It’s an easy hop over to Reykjavik from those living on the east coast, making it a great foreign destination for a long weekend. Explore the geysers, waterfalls and volcanic craters of the Golden Circle, then book a Northern Lights excursion to make sure you see the Aurora Borealis.

  • New York City – Reykjavik (4 Day, Return Trip) from $53,319
  • Aircraft: Citation XLS
  • Seats: 8
  • Flight Time: 6 Hours 9 Mins

Find more private jet travel to and from Iceland here.


If you’re looking to escape the cool, November weather, then head to Anguilla for a warm-weather Caribbean vacation. Hang out on postcard-perfect beaches and spend your afternoons taking in the views from Maundays Bay or Shoal Bay.

  • Miami – Anguilla (4 Day, Return Trip) from $20,070
  • Aircraft: Embraer Phenom 100
  • Seats: 4
  • Flight Time: 3 Hours

For more private jet flights to the Caribbean here.


Ski season kicked off early in Breckenridge, making Thanksgiving a perfect time to hit the slopes. As a bonus, if you ski on Thanksgiving Day, you can earn a Turkey pin then get to enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving feast at one of several restaurants around town.

  • Los Angeles – Breckenridge (4 Day, Return Trip) from $13,568
  • Aircraft: Cessna 510 Mustang
  • Seats: 4
  • Flight Time: 3 Hours 13 Mins

See more ski resorts by private jet flights here.


The kids will certainly enjoy this one! Universal Orlando offers three-night getaways through the end of the year that include hotel, park tickets, early park admission to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and more!

  • Houston – Orlando (4 Day, Return Trip) from $18,239
  • Aircraft: Beechjet 400
  • Seats: 6
  • Flight Time: 2 Hours 8 Mins


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