Helpful Thanksgiving websites for travelers, cooks or diners

11/29/2013 3:13 AM

08/06/2014 9:04 AM

The countdown is on. Are you traveling for Thanksgiving? Going out to celebrate or planning a meal? Here are some websites and stories that may be helpful:

For travelers

KDOT cameras in the Wichita area:

http://wichway.org/WichWay/CameraTour/CameraTour.aspx

Kansas road conditions:

http://511.ksdot.org/

National traffic and road closure info:

http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/trafficinfo/

Wichita Mid-Continent Airport flight info:

http://www.flywichita.com/flight-information.php

FAA flight delays:

http://www.fly.faa.gov/flyfaa/usmap.jsp

FlightAware’s map of delays, cancellations and real-time tracking:

http://flightaware.com/miserymap/

http://flightaware.com/live/

Lowest gas prices in Wichita and throughout the country:

http://www.kansas.com/gasprices/

Weather:

http://www.accuweather.com/

http://www.weather.com/

Going out

http://www.kansas.com/2013/11/19/3128179/thanksgiving-out-your-restaurant.html

Eating in

Game plan:

http://www.kansas.com/2013/11/19/3128153/have-a-game-plan-for-thanksgiving.html

Mashed potatoes:

http://www.kansas.com/2013/11/19/3126640/what-would-thanksgiving-be-without.html

Gravy:

http://www.kansas.com/2013/11/26/3142050/dont-be-afraid-to-make-your-own.html

Butterball online turkey help:

http://www.butterball.com/contact-us

Call 800-BUTTERBALL (800-288-8372) for expert answers with a great attitude. Calls are answered:

Nov. 27 – 7 a.m.-10 p.m.

Thanksgiving – 6 a.m.-6 p.m.

Nov. 29-Dec. 23 – 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

Christmas Eve – 7 a.m.-6 p.m.

(Above times are CST)

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