Baby Yoda balloon passes Radio City Music Hall during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.
This is the second Thanksgiving holiday of the Covid-19 pandemic, but it’s the first since vaccines have become available to the public.
That’s one of the reasons that experts are predicting crowded holiday travel that resembles 2019 more than 2020.
The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, held every year in New York City, also looked more like its old self, with people lining the streets of Manhattan to watch. Last year, the parade was for a TV-only crowd and the route was shortened.
Here’s a look at how Americans are celebrating the long holiday weekend.