Needless to say, it's hard to find a good viewing spot along the parade route in Manhattan. Once again, families visiting New York City for Thanksgiving weekend can book a 3-night package at the Affinia Manhattan hotel -- a package that features nearly-impossible-to-get grandstand tickets for the parade.
Affinia Manhattan: Thanksgiving Day Celebration Package
This package is available at the at the Affinia Manhattan -- the official hotel of the parade-- for stays November 23 to 27 2011, with rates starting at $500/night. Package includes:
- Four Grandstand tickets to the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
- To-go breakfast from 6:00 a.m. - 7:30 a.m. before the parade
- $100 food and beverage credit
- 20% off Niles New York City Bar & Restaurant, the hotel's restaurant
- Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade ornament
- 10% shopping discount at Macy's
This "Thanksgiving Day Celebration Package" package must be booked by November 22, but this package sold out last year, so it's best to book early. Call 1-866-AFFINIA and use the promo code PARADE or visit http://www.affinia.com/parade.
-Read more about Affinia hotels for families
-Read more about Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, tips about viewing, where to watch the balloons get inflated, etc.
*Photo of Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Parade in NYC, courtesy of NYC & Co.