Sticking around NYC for Thanksgiving has its many perks, like all the exciting things to do in town during this festive (and glutinous) holiday. Use the holiday stretch as your chance to visit New York’s iconic ice-skating venues like The Rink at Rockefeller Center. Plus, you can get in the Christmas spirit while Black Friday shopping or wandering around NYC’s wonderlands like the Bryant Park Winter Village. Follow our agenda below to optimize your time off with the best activities to do before and after your turkey-filled feast.
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