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Over the river and through the woods… To anywhere but here, apparently!

The Boston area isn’t one of the top places to spend Thanksgiving. It’s not even in the Top 50!

According to a new study by WalletHub, we’re down at #76… Between Greensboro, NC and Philadelphia, PA!

#76!

Number 1? St. Paul, Minnesota? We find your arguments invalid, WalletHub.

Forgetting all your namby-pamby statistics, math, and experts, we’ve put together a counterargument.

We’re the Home of Plymouth Rock!

Even if it is in a cage and no one can actually get to it…

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The Mayflower (II)

Sure, it’s a replica. Fine, it’s undergoing renovations down in Mystic, CT until sometime next year.. But its home port is here in the area..

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Plimouth Plantation

Everyone else read about the First Thanksgiving… Most of us experienced it first-hand in grade school on a trip here…

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Wild Turkeys

No, not the bourbon, actual turkeys! They’re everywhere! Ask Brookline, they’ll tell you…

The unofficial Thanksgiving Theme Song ‘Alice’s Restaurant’ was written in Stockbridge, MA

Arlo Guthrie penned the classic in 1965. It’s 18 minutes long, and if you don’t know who Arlo was, just ask your father.. or grandfather…

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We’re #1 where it counts – We had the First Thanksgiving!

Eat it, WalletHub!

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