Thanksgiving at sea?

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#1
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Not that I have ever experienced Turkey day at sea, but if you were on a cruise, what would your ideal thanksgiving at sea look like?
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We have done several cruises over Thanksgiving.

Some ships were decorated very nicely -- especially in the dining room. Some ships -- not much of anything.

As for the dinner -- that night we usually go to a specialty restaurant as we do not care for the processed turkey that HAL has on its ships.
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#3
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It's a very special time as are some of the other holidays when you cruise.

You can have a very nice Thanksgiving Dinner.

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#4
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Originally posted by Family Travel Story
Not that I have ever experienced Turkey day at sea, but if you were on a cruise, what would your ideal thanksgiving at sea look like?
I would like our entire family including our daughters, their husbands, and all of our grandchildren to be there!
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Originally posted by Family Travel Story
Not that I have ever experienced Turkey day at sea, but if you were on a cruise, what would your ideal thanksgiving at sea look like?
Great meal, no dishes or cleanup

We booked a Thanksgiving cruise for next year because we really don't do anything special for this holiday - extended family is too far away to visit, so we though why not take a cruise. An 8 night cruise that costs just 4 vacation days.
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