Ok, Thanksgiving is coming up and you're either pumped that your hosting or you're dreading it! But good news, you are not alone! CenturyLink used Google Trends to track searches through out all of November last year. then, they determined each state’s score based on how much more a state searched that term than the other states. Basically, they compared all the searches state by state and here's what they found...

New York is concerned or curious about Macy's Parade. I think that maybe people that live in the city are concerned but I don't think WNY cares enough to Google it!

So what are you  "Googlng" around Thanksgiving?

Here's what all the states are Googling about Thanksgiving!

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  • Alabama
  • Indiana
  • Georgia
  • Kentucky

“Pumpkin pie”

  • Alaska

“When is Thanksgiving”

  • Arizona
  • California
  • Florida
  • Idaho
  • Nevada
  • New Mexico
  • North Carolina
  • South Carolina
  • Texas
  • Utah

“Turkey bowling”

  • Colorado

“NFL on Thanksgiving Day”

  • Delaware
  • Hawaii
  • Massachusetts
  • North Dakota
  • Rhode Island

“Vegetarian Thanksgiving”

  • District of Columbia
  • Oregon

“What is Thanksgiving”

  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Ohio
  • Tennessee

“Pecan pie”

  • Mississippi
  • Louisiana
  • Arkansas
  • Oklahoma

“Does Canada celebrate Thanksgiving”

  • Missouri

“How to cook a turkey”

  • New Hampshire

“Does England celebrate Thanksgiving”

  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • Virginia

“Macy’s Parade”

  • New York

“Things to be thankful for”

  • South Dakota


  • Connecticut
  • Vermont


  • Illinois
  • Washington

“First Thanksgiving”

  • West Virginia

“Turkey trot”

  • Wisconsin

“Thanksgiving games”

  • Wyoming


See the full study here and a pretty sweet graphic that shows our Google Trends here.

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