By: Hardi Dude, Mix1041.com
Before you pack up the minivan and hit the road this Thanksgiving, you should consider these Boston “Travel Tips” directly from Google:
Best day to leave:
— Sunday before Thanksgiving: Leave the Sunday before Thanksgiving at 6 a.m. for a smooth trip. Avoid traveling around 3 p.m. when traffic is at its worst.
Worst day to leave:
— Day before Thanksgiving (Wednesday): If you have to leave on Wednesday, your best bet is to hit the road at 7 a.m. and avoid driving around 3 p.m.
Best day to return:
— The day after Thanksgiving (Friday): If you can leave the day after Thanksgiving, your best bet is to hit the road at 6 a.m. Avoid traveling around 4 p.m. when traffic is at its worst.
Worst day to return:
— The Saturday after Thanksgiving: If you have to return on Saturday, leave by 6 a.m. and avoid traveling around 4 p.m. when traffic is at its worst.
And in addition, you’re probably wondering what are top sought after destinations of travelers in our area. So here are the “Top 5 Locally Trending Destination Categories” (starting with the top trending,) according to Google Maps:
Thanksgiving Holiday Period:
— Electronics store, state park, golf course, outlet store, Korean grocery store
Day Before Thanksgiving:
— Deli, Korean grocery store, wine store, liquor store, florist
— Korean grocery store, electronics store, state park, outlet store, buffet restaurant
— Electronics store, state park, outlet store, zoo, video game store
All of us here at Mix 104.1 would like to wish you a Happy Thanksgiving and we hope you arrive to your destination in a safe and timely manner! Just make sure you leave room for dessert because chances are there will be plenty to go around.