But if you do want to fearless the outdoors, you may want to know what's open and closed for Thanksgiving Day.
A lot of places are closed on Thanksgiving Day but if you're itching to get out of the house on Monday fear not.
The city's pools are all open at least part of this weekend. Unlike other stat holidays in Quebec, grocery stores do have the choice to remain open.
The CN Tower, Ripley's Aquarium, the ROM, the AGO, the Ontario Science Centre and the Toronto Zoo are just a few attractions that are open for visitors.
Most large grocery stores are also open.
Not the most popular holiday for most Montrealers, but who cares, it's a day off to do nothing but put on some elastic waist trousers and stuff yourself with pumpkin pie.
It's always best to call around to make sure wherever you're planning to go is open - especially when it comes to restaurants and smaller shops. If the store is located in a mall but also has street access, it will be open.
Here are the business and services you can count on to be open - and those that will be closed - on Thanksgiving weekend in the city.
Most public transportation will operate on a holiday or Sunday schedule on Monday.
Most SAQ stores will be open for their regular hours, except for those located in malls and other complexes that are closed for Thanksgiving Monday. And Canada Post won't be collecting or delivery mail on Monday.
Thanksgiving Day is a designated retail closing day in Nova Scotia, so most stores and businesses will be shuttered. Check your route's schedule online or on the Transit app.
But no matter what you choose to do on Thanksgiving Day, staying home or going out, have fun and enjoy the long weekend while it lasts.
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